The festival

Twelve photos of Whitby's first Fish and Ships Festival

Seafood, mermaids and ships.

Whitby hosted the town's first Fish and Ships Festival at the weekend - a celebration of seafood, culture and maritime heritage, which featured cookery demonstrations from top chefs.

The Magpie's chef Paul Gidroy gives a demonstration

1. Top chefs

The Magpie's chef Paul Gidroy gives a demonstration
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Tom Seymour by the lobster pots

2. Fun for all ages

Tom Seymour by the lobster pots
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A mermaid gets a tow

3. Helping hand

A mermaid gets a tow
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Brian Turner was one of the chefs involved in the festival programme

4. Cookery theatre

Brian Turner was one of the chefs involved in the festival programme
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