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Lobster festival at The White Horse in Brancaster Staithe to raise funds for The Fishermen’s Mission

A tasty lobster festival helped to raise nearly £1,000 for a good cause.

Hundreds of local lobsters were enjoyed at the annual event put on by staff at The White Horse in Brancaster Staithe.

The food was expertly barbecued by Fran Hartshorne, the venue’s executive chef.

Lobster festival
Lobster festival

Rob Williamson, general manager at The White Horse, said: ”Wow, what a magical evening. The weather was good to us, Nelson’s Shantymen entertained us, and our wonderful customers enjoyed the best of everything and also supported us in our quest to raise funds for the local branch of The Fishermen’s Mission.

“We are delighted to have donated the grand sum of £900.’

Lobster festival
Lobster festival

Staff are incredibly thankful for the support from the charity, which helps fishermen battling poverty, and sent a thank you for those who joined in on the day.

Andy Malcolm, of Fishermen’s Mission, added: “What an amazing night we had.

“We are so thankful for their support of the Fishermen’s Mission through this event. Having friends like The White Horse who understand the crucial role our local fishermen play and the issues they face means everything.

Lobster festival
Lobster festival

“An amazing event and heartfelt thanks to all who came along to make it possible.”

Reporting by Eloise Short

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