Harwich Shanty Festival (CANCELLED)

Event details

Harwich International Shanty Festival takes place at a number of venues throughout the old town of Harwich, Essex.

Event date & time: 

Thursday, 8 October, 2020 - 10:00 to Sunday, 11 October, 2020 - 16:00

Venue Name: 

Harwich (various venues)

Venue address: 

CO153HH

Contact email: 

Contact website: 

http://www.harwichshantyfestival.co.uk/

Cost: 

FREE

Induction loop: 

No

Wheelchair access: 

Yes
Harwich Shanty Festival

Harwich International Shanty Festival takes place at a number of venues throughout the old town of Harwich, Essex. Shanties and Sea Songs reverberate throughout the old town in a musical celebration of its rich maritime heritage. Shanty Crews and solo singers from all over the world perform at a variety of pubs, sailing clubs, boats, concert venues and others.  Much of the entertainment is free and sited at some of the many historical attractions in the town. In addition to rousing shanties, there are alternative attractions of street theatre, pirates, historical re-enactment, workshops, maritime crafts, barge trips.