23. Do you consider that the event will attract press interest?:
24. If yes, please summarise up to 4 key points you think will be of press interest:
Octopus - geordie land, never in the world. Chance to do dissection, chance to eat an amazing mauritian dish, which the foodies will snap up.
25. Do you have any other comments you would like to make or information you would like to include?:
This is a completely off-the-wall total experience. We are fortunate in having the appropriate experts on hand to run the evnt.
Robert latimer is an artisan fishmonger who often works with celebrity chefs to create the finest of fish dishes. He has the necessary contacts to supply us with fresh octopodes.
Dr Brian Deggers is a biohacker with considerable experience in dissecting and leading dissections of cephalopods.
The Dove Marine laboratory at Tynemouth will provide a marine biologist knowledgeable about cephalopod ecology and sociology.
Mrs Farida Koheallee is specialist dealer in oriental spices who originally comes from Mauritius. Her signature dish is the islands famous octopus curry.