Thousands of visitors are expected to attend the Midland Hotel’s 2019 Seafood Festival on Morecambe’s waterfront on the weekend of 5-7 July.

The event, organised by English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues, has been rapidly growing since 2016, with over 5,000 people taking part in the last two years.

This year’s Seafood Festival programme sees the addition of a free to attend Craft Beer, Ale & Cider night on Friday 5 July.  The centrepiece of Saturday’s celebrations will be a ticketed Surf & Turf evening BBQ, whilst the Sunday’s Seafood & Farmers Market will be the hotel’s biggest to date.

Mark Needham from English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues, the general manager of the Midland Hotel, explains:  “Once again, we’ve cast our net as wide as possible to invite the highest quality seafood producers and feature wonderful fare from the seas around Britain.  That has included a team trip to Fleetwood fish auction with our supplier My Fish to source local produce for the weekend.

“We’ll be kicking off this year’s festival with a Friday evening of great beers, ales and ciders from 7pm. Saturday’s Surf & Turf BBQ will be a relaxed summer soiree featuring a range of the finest local seafood treats, local meats, drinks and live entertainment.

“The Seafood & Farmers Market on the Sunday will include more stalls than ever before as well as a gin masterclass, cake and seafood demo’s, a Pimms & Cream Tea Bar, a Laurent Perrier Champagne & Oyster Bar, an Artisan Gin Bar, craft beers, and live entertainment by The Steven Wren Quartet.  We’re looking forward to a fantastic celebration of fine seafood throughout the weekend.”

The Friday night’s Craft Beer, Ale & Cider night is free to attend, as is the Seafood & Farmers Market on the Sunday.  Tickets for the Saturday night Surf & Turf evening BBQ event are £20 per person and can be purchased by calling the Midland Hotel’s events team on 01524 428 370.

For reservations at the Midland or to find out more about the Seafood Festival, call 0330 4042 674 or 01524 424 000.  For further information about English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues visit: englishlakes.co.uk