Egremont Crab Fair - Latest News

17/09/2017 - 2017 World Gurning Championships

The winner of the 2017 World Gurning Championships is declared as Adrian Zivelonghi.


2nd Place: Tommy Mattinson

3rd Place: Gordon Blacklock


Ladies Gurning:

1st Place: Claire Spedding

2nd Place: Patina Coupe

3rd Place: Catherine Everett


Junior Gurning:

1st Place: Lexie Park

2nd Place: Lucia Monte

3rd Place: Georgia Lister

Photo Credit: Robert Haile / Egremont2day


10/09/2017 - 2017 Programme now available!

Programmes are now available from the following locations:


  • McColls Newsagents, Main Street
  • Pearsons Newsagents, Orgill
  • Coleridge Stores, Orgill
  • Moore's Plaice Chippy, Orgill
  • Marion's, Main Street
  • Lowes Court Gallery, Main Street

10/09/2017 - Clay Pigeon Shooting

The winner of today's Clay Pigeon Shooting Competition is David Gainford!

Second place went to Craig Brough, with Norman and Joe Huck taking joint third place.

Well done to all involved!

09/09/2017 - Crab Fair Queen Selection

We are pleased to announce that this year's Egremont Crab Fair Queen has been selected.

This year's Crab Fair Queen is Melissa Herbert (left), with Reserve Queen Connie Dougan (right).

Congratulations to both of you, and we hope you enjoy being Egremont's Crab Fair Queen for the 750th anniversary!


01/07/2017 - Whitehaven Carnival Day

Some of the Crab Fair committee took part in Whitehaven's annual carnival today, alongside pupils from Orgill School. Thankfully the weather stayed fine for the event and everyone had a great time!

29/06/2017 - Union J to Perform at Egremont Crab Fair

Boy band Union J have been confirmed to headline Friday's Dancing in The Street. For full details, see our Entertainment's Page.

29/06/2017 - Egremont Crab Fair Food Festival

In association with Copeland Community Fund, Taste Cumbria and The Whitehaven News.


The Food Festival will include:


- 30 Producers and Traders from around the county


- Demo Kitchen and Marquee


- Beer Tent with local ales and beers


- Champagne Tent


- Live Stage with local bands and artists


- Kids Acivities and Workshops

05/06/2017 - Copeland Community Fund

Tonight some of our members joined 140 other volunteers at the Copeland Community Fund's celebrating volunteers event. The event is a way of saying thank you to all those in Copeland who give up their free time to make our community a better place. We were proud to be part of it and a big Thank you to the organisers, we had a great night.

04/06/2017 - CrabFest 2017

Join us for CrabFest on Saturday 16th September 2017 @ the Crab Fair Field, featuring entertainment from Late Night Legacy, Chadelics, Northern Threads, The Black Guards, Rhythm Dead Lady, Avalon, Jodie Murphy, Newtonsmith & Lee Adams.

There will also be Childrens Entertainers, Fairground Rides, Jamie Squibbs Freestyle Stunt Team and a Can & Prosecco bar. Fun starts at 1pm til 7pm & entry is only £5.00


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