Chippenham Folk Festival

27th May at Chippenham

We will be making a welcome return to the Chippenham Folk Festival on Saturday 27th May, performing in both a concert and a children's workshop, so something for all the family!
More information on the folk festival can be found via the following weblink

Gloucester Shanty Festival

28th May at Gloucester

We are pleased to be going back to Gloucester for the 3rd Annual Sea Shanty Festival, which, this year will run alongside the Gloucester Tall Ships Festival. We will be joining a great line up of around 30 nationally and internationally acclaimed acts performing at various venues around the historic city. More details nearer the time, but for now please see

Exmouth Festival

29th May at Exmouth

At the ever popular (and free!) Exmouth Festival we will be appearing thrice - including the ever popular Shanty Cruise (on Thursday 1st June - see separate entry) and twice on Monday 29th, including a Childrens' Shanty Workshop (at around 2pm) and a special concert (at 4pm) to 'launch' our 10th Anniversary CD "Ten Years Before the Mast". Why not come and listen to some of our most popular songs from the last 10 years of the Exmouth Shanty Men?

Shanty Cruise

1st June at Exmouth

As part of the Exmouth Festival tradition we will be actually heading out to sea on the 1st June onboard a Stuart Line vessel to entertain passengers and crew alike with songs and stories nautical.
For further details of EXMOUTH FESTIVAL see

West Country Traditions Day

3rd June at Exmouth

The 3rd West Country Traditions Day, run alongside Exmouth Festival, will this year be held on Saturday 3rd June. We will be performing alongside a host of other shanty groups, other singers and Moris dancers. And there will be many entertaining side stalls, workshops and displays. So be there or be square!
For further details of EXMOUTH FESTIVAL see

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

10th June at Wimborne

We continue a very busy period of folk festival appearances with a welcome visit to Wimborne Minster Folk Festival, where we will join a host of talented folk musicians and singers to entertain and amuse.
The festival runs for three days from 9th to 11th - we will be there on Saturday the 10th.

For more information on the festival see

Falmouth Shanty Festival

16th June - 18th June at Famouth

We are pleased to be invited once more to the famous International Shanty Festival, being held on the weekend of 16th to 18th of June 2017. We will post more details of our appearance times and venues nearer the date, but for more information at the current time please see

Warwick Folk Festival

28th July - 30th July at Warwick

Our folk festival appearances continue in the UK with a 3-day visit to the 38th Warwick Folk Festival. The folk world (and its dog will be there, so we are very much looking forward to being a part of what will undoubtedly be an exciting and tuneful time.
More details of our schedule nearer the time -but for now more information can be found on the festival website at

Appingedam Shanty Festival

25th August - 28th August at Appingedam

Another trip across the seas, this time to Appingedam in Holland where we will take part in their 15th International Shanty Festival - an event that attracts some 30,000 visitors with over 35 shanty crews singing the year.
More information at