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Friends

Friends of Harwich International Shanty Festival Our festival is very proud of its close ties with the local community and the loyal support of both ...

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The Festival in brief

Harwich International Shanty Festival takes place at a number of venues throughout Harwich, Essex. Shanties and Sea Songs reverberate throughout the o...

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The 2016 Festival

The 11th Harwich International Sea Shanty Festival will be held from 7th to 9th October 2016 . Please put these dates in your diary, on the wall calen...

merchandise

Merchandise

For CDs and other Festival items for sale, check the Merchandise Page    ...

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Spoken Word Sessions

Do you write, could you create an original piece about the sea? It could be a poem, monologue or a short story and no more than 500 words. ...

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    Artists booked!

    Most of the artists for the 2016 festival are now booked, wi...

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    Book Sale

    The next event is a Book Sale at the New Bell Inn on 16th...

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    Friends

    Friends of Harwich International Shanty Festival Our festiv...

Theatre

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Inner State Theatre

Inner State are now a familiar sight at our festivals. This year Punch and Judy will be Inner S...