Well the 2017 Festival is over – and what a Festival it was!
Far and away the best ever with a superb line up, appreciative audiences, great venues and the sun chose to shine on us all weekend. Our thanks to all committee, supporters, venues, artists, sponsors and everyone else who contributed to this year’s success.
So, whilst the committee gets on with the job of tying up all the loose ends left after each Festival, we are also already planning for next year’s Festival and other events.
Online ticket sales are no longer available but tickets can be purchased on the door of most events, where spaces remain. The remaining available Victor cruise tickets will only be available from the Ha’Penny Pier Visitors Centre.
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Following on from our first Pub Olympics in February, we’re repeating the event on Wednesday 12th April at 7pm, again at The New Bell Inn.
The Harwich International Shanty Festival invite you to an evening of traditional pub games on Wednesday 12th April 2017 in The New Bell Inn.
Are you the Harwich Pub Games Champion?
Now is your chance to find out.
Come for fun or come for the competition, either way you should have an entertaining evening (7 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.)
Ten games will be set up for you to sample, your best six scores will be used to determine the champion.
Play as many times as you wish. Each game costs a pound and all proceeds go towards the 2017 Harwich International Shanty Festival in October
I’m sure many of you will already know this, but we just wanted to share that Joe Stead passed away on March 29th after a long battle with cancer. He has been to our festival several times in the past, singing with Kimbers Men and he will be sadly missed by all in the Folk world who knew him. RIP Joe x
Please note that the artists shown below have been confirmed for the 2017 Festival and other acts are being added all the time! So, check back in a week or two to see who else is playing.
There are still a few 2016 compilation CDs left in stock. Price now reduced to £5.00 plus £2.00 p&p. If you live locally (no postage) please enquire at the Alma, Hanover or New Bell. Otherwise please email email@example.com for postal address