Programme changes

Any last minute festival programme changes will be posted here

This page will be updated regularly if required.

All weekend

  • Chantay Cabin (CD sales) are unable to attend. CDs will still be available from the Ha’Penny Pier Visitor Centre or directly from artists.
  • Kipperland is unable to attend.
  • Hans Weehuizen is unable to attend. Except for the Bones Workshop noted below, Ken Stephens will be performing alone.
  • Ian Giles cannot come, unfortunately, so Tyburn Road will be just Dave Townsend.

Friday

  • Shanty Bus unable to run daytime, will still run in the evening. Other days will run as scheduled.
  • 1200 Pete & Malc at the New Bell will now just be Pete Stockwell.
  • Info: Tonight’s concert in St Nics – alcohol/refreshments are not permitted in the church but interval drinks can be booked in the Hanover (next door) from 1930.
  • Added: 1930 Upstairs at The Hanover – The Johnson Girls. A specially recorded concert just for HISF. £5.00 on the door –  wristbands accepted
  • Added: 2000 Globe Inn Music Session with Didge & Alan
  • Added: 2230 Upstairs at The Hanover – Late Night Extra – The Johnson Girls. A specially recorded concert just for HISF. £5.00 on the door –  wristbands accepted

Saturday

  • Bones Workshops on Saturday will now be run by Shanty Jack, not Hans Weehuizen.
  • Shanty Jack will be performing alone on the Shanty Train at 1128 from Harwich Town & 1159 from Manningtree.
  • Added: 1600 Upstairs at The Hanover – The Johnson Girls. A specially recorded concert just for HISF. £5.00 on the door – wristbands accepted
  • Added: 2000 Upstairs at The Hanover – Hoy Boy  2100 Old Gaffers – unticketed – just turn up
  • Added: 2100 Upstairs at The Hanover – Old Gaffers – unticketed – just turn up
  • Added: 2230 Upstairs at The Hanover – Late Night Extra – The Johnson Girls. A specially recorded concert just for HISF. £5.00 on the door – wristbands accepted

Sunday

  • Bones Workshops on Sunday will now be run by Shanty Jack, not Hans Weehuizen.
  • 1100 Alma – Harwich Sing are not available (but will still appear on Saturday)
  • Added: 1130 Ha’Penny Pier – Walk and Talk – Harwich at War with David Whittle (£5 Ticketed)
  • Relocated: 1200 Charlotte & Spong will now appear on the Excelsior (instead of New Bell)
  • Relocated: 1200 Isle ‘ave a Shanty  will now appear outside the New Bell (instead of Excelsior)
  • Relocated: 1530 Massed Shanty will now be at The Redoubt  (instead of St Nics)