Lancaster District's 19th Annual Celebration of Sea Songs, Shanties and Matters Maritime

6th to 9th April 2007

Good Friday to Easter Monday

Featuring the World's Biggest Gathering of the Finest Sea-song and Shanty Singers

Hughie Jones - Stormalong John

Louis Killen - Sid Kipper - Dick Miles

Andy Kenna - Johnny Collins

Jim Mageean - Monkey's Fist

The Shanty Crew - Derek Gifford

Steve Dawes & Helen Pitt

Geoff Higginbottom - Keith Kendrick

Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman

Three Sheets to the Wind

LocTup Together - Paul Sirman

Four 'n' Aft - Bitter End

Richard Grainger - The Endeavour Shantymen

Trim Rig and a Doxy - Tim Laycock

Supported by a wide array of Maritime themed entertainments and activities including:

Professor Chandler's & Robanti's Punch & Judy

Bosun Bell & Captain Bullock

The Strangelings' Ancient Mariners

Artizani's 'The Lifeboat' & 'The Punt' Street Theatre

Inner State Theatre Co's Nautical Dramas

Kipperland - A Celebration of The King of The Sea

Coracle Demonstrations & Displays

Ships-in-Bottles and Knot Tying & Ropework

H.M. Coastguard Display

Artists' CDs from the Chantey Cabin

Mr Tranter's Pussers Rum Promotion

Talks by Roy Palmer - Guided Walks around Glasson

For the full programme, click here (pdf file)

To be placed on the Festival's mailing list and receive a free programme when available, contact Val Simpkin on +44(0)1524 582872 or email:
or write to:
Lancaster City Council Cultural Services,
Old Station Buildings,
Morecambe, LA4 4DB.
Tel: +44(0)1524 582810
(NB please provide name, telephone number and postal address)

But Remember! Beware the Press Gang!

This List was last updated on 22nd March 2007.

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