Beer & Mussel Festival

Join us at the Cornish Arms in for the 2018 Beer & Mussel Festival. Beer, food, live music, cookery demos and 6-nations rugby

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Book a table to enjoy fresh seafood, simply cooked and try some of Rick's favourite dishes.

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The Cornish Arms | Beer & Mussel Festival | 16th – 18th March 2018
Free to attend

We’ve already started counting down to our annual Beer and Mussel Festival at The Cornish Arms in St. Merryn this March. With over 30 different beers and ciders on offer and an even bigger line up of live entertainment (music and cookery demos), as well as face painting for the little ones and the final round of Natwest Six Nations rugby for you to enjoy over the weekend. This is not an event to miss.

The food:

Mussels with beer and bacon. A dish created by Rick and Jack especially for the festival.

Moules mariniére cooked with onion, white wine and parsley.

Mussels with black beans, garlic and ginger cooked with coriander and spring onion.

Mussels with chilli, garlic, tomato and parsley. A classic recipe from Rick’s Seafood Odyssey book.


BBQ pulled beef brisket with Cornish slaw, chipotle chilli relish and aioli in a brioche bun.

Steak and ale pie with chips and gravy.

Mushroom and spinach pie with chips and gravy.


Mexican rice pudding with honeycomb

Churros served with real chocolate and cinnamon.

The entertainment

Friday night

– Winston’s Awake: 7pm
– Blue Eyed Candy: 8.30pm
– Taz DJay Discos: 10pm


– Chef demo with Jack Stein: 11am
– Chef demo with Stuart Pate: 11.30am
– Tobias Ben Jacob: 12noon
– The Steelers: 2pm
– Book signing with Rick: 3pm
– The Steelers: 4pm
– Lucy Anna: 5.30pm
– Rubix: 7.30pm
– Motown Pirates: 10pm


– Chef demo with Nick Evans: 11am
– Book signing with Rick: 11.30am
– The Stowes: 1pm
– Joanna Cooke: 3pm
– Kate & Ali acoustic: 4.45pm
– Garibaldi: 6.30pm
– Charity quiz: 8pm

Rugby – all matches on Saturday 17th March

Italy v Scotland, Saturday 12.30pm
England v Ireland, Saturday 2.45pm
Wales v France, Saturday 5.00pm

Please note this line-up is liable to change.

For up to date information on the festival, click ‘attending’ on our Facebook event here.

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