Shanty Evening with the Old Gaffers
24th March 19.30 at Aveton GiffordWe are happy to announce that we will be joining our fellow local shanty group - the Old Gaffers - for a night of song and merriment at the Fisherman's Rest, Aveton Gifford, starting 7.30pm. It's FREE - so why not cheer up your Saturday evening and join us?
21st April at PooleAnother welcome trip to Poole for one of their many festivals rejoicing in the joys of living by the coast and seafaring ways. We will be singing on the harbour front during the afternoon - more details nearer the time.
28th April 19.30 at Cadbury, DevonA concert at the village of Cadbury in Devon, raising funds for the famous 15th century Church of St Michael and All Angel.
More details (of ticket sales etc.) nearer the time
Oostend Voor Anker, Belgium
10th May - 13th May at OostendThe first of our trips to foreign parts in 2018 - to the famous Oostend Voor Anker (Ostend at Anchor) event - a combination of tall ships, small ships, old ships and new ships, along with lots of shanties. Perfect!
see http://www.oostendevooranker.be/ for more details
West Country Traditions Weekend
1st June - 3rd June at ExmouthThe West Country Traditions event - and increasingly popular part of the Exmouth Festival - will return this year bigger and better than ever - with a mix of shanty groups, folk dancing groups, musical workshops and - we are proud to say - a concert from our very own Devon folk legend Steve Knightley. More information soon.
Falmouth International Shanty Festival
22nd June - 24th June at FalmouthOur annual pilgrimage to one of the biggest and best shanty festivals in the UK.
Be there or be square.
For more details see https://www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk/
Shanty Festival Travemuende
6th July 08/07 at Travemuende - GermanyAnother venture further afield - this time to welcome hosts in Germany at the ever-growing and popular Shanty Festival Travemuende.
For more details see http://www.shanty-travemuende.de/
Warwick Folk Festival
26th July - 29th July at WarwickBack on home soil again to perform at one of the UK's biggest folk festivals - raising the flag for the Shanty genre amongst the great and the good of the folk world.
For details see https://www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk/
Sidmouth Folk Week
3rd August - 10th August at SidmouthAnother month another folk festival! And this time only 10 miles from home!
It is our pleasure and privilege to once more perform at one of the best-loved festivals in the South West.
Details at http://sidmouthfolkweek.co.uk/
Harwich International Sea Shanty Festival
5th October - 7th October at HarwichIt will be our pleasure to perform at the ever-popular Harwich Sea Shanty Festival. It is a long way from Exmouth, but well worth the trip!