Downderry and Seaton Ocean Day 2014

Downderry and Seaton Ocean Day is a community and conservation event started, organised and primarily run by Anthony Butler of Mr B Productions. The original idea was for a small photo exhibition and film night, but with ideas snowballing the event turned into a much larger scale operation. Now in it’s third year, the event brings together several conservation / awareness organisations, community groups, local businesses and local artists and photographers to celebrate our ocean resource in a vibrant, fun, educational and interactive way. The event is now gaining a great reputation in the south west.

More about the event here

June 7th, 2014

On Saturday 7th June, 2014 the Downderry and Seaton Ocean Day entertained, educated and brought together the community. Busy from start to finish, the 2014 event was a big step up from the previous year with so many more things to see, do and interact with.

Presented by Our World Is Blue, the Ocean Day is a gathering of like minded groups and community wanting to celebrate our most important resource, right on our doorstep – The Sea.

Exhibitors and activities in 2014 included:

  • National Marine Aquarium Plymouth
  • Cornwall College Newquay – discover the microscopic world of the ocean
  • RNLI – Interactive Stand
  • Under the Sea Immersive Experience – Whitsand Bay
  • St Nic’s School Sea Creature Challenge
  • Local Fish Paella – From 12pm
  • Stop Dumping In Whitsand Bay – Film and Information
  • Local Fish Display
  • ‘Your Edible Coastal Path’ – Foraging Walking and Cooking Demo (10.30am – 13.30pm)
  • Ocean Treasure Hunt
  • Cooking Demo with Nick Barclay of The Blue Plate – Starts 11am
  • RNLI – Life Jacket Checks
  • Ocean Photography and Art Exhibition
  • Kids Craft Area
  • Animation Workshop
  • National Coastalwatch Polruan – Stand
  • Oceans Promise Board / Net
  • Films, images, and information from various conservation groups.
  • Tea, Coffee, Cakes all day
  • Unofficial after party – ‘HAVANA NIGHTS’ held in the Smugglers Inn on the evening of Saturday 7th. Click here for details.
  • Lots more…