The Felix Stowaways are making the arduous crossing over the waters of Harwich Harbour once again, to take part in their favourite festival. Following on from their visit to The Netherlands last year to sing at a Dutch style ShantyCafe, they are bringing the format to the UK and hosting their own ShantyCafe in their hometown in April.
Two solo singers from Kent who pair up to perform a wide range of nautical songs and shanties at our Festival. Expect an interesting mix of maritime music and a wealth of seafaring knowledge.
The Hoy Shanty Crew sprung out of The Hoy at Anchor Folk Club, Southend area’s longest running Folk Club.
Singing rousing shanties together the group have performed extensively in Essex and beyond.
This musical trio from Harwich perform locally at many clubs, pubs and events. It’s their second appearance at the Harwich International Shanty Festival where you can hear them perform a variety of sea songs and shanties.