Oysters were once part of the staple diet of the working man but they're now considered a bit of a luxury. That's not such bad news if you're one of those who make a living from them.
Falmouth claims to have some of the finest on offer, and today saw the start of its annual Oyster Festival.
John Andrews went to join in the celebrations.
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