Brightlingsea Regatta Sea Shanty Festival

We are delighted to announce that the 2021 Brightlingsea Regatta will feature a mini Sea Shanty Festival with performances taking place between noon at 4pm at locations around the Harbour and Promenade. Already confirmed to participate in this very special event are:

  • The Motley Crew – Brightlingsea
  • The Hoolies – Wivenhoe
  • The Silver Darlings – Southend
  • The Naze Shanty Crew – Walton/Frinton
  • The Hog Eye Men – London

There will be a series of performance areas along the Hard and Promenade and the shanty crews will move between locations performing a short set at each location.

The Colne Yacht Club
Brightlingsea Sailing Club
Brightlingsea Lido Cafe
Bateman’s Tower
The Railway Pub

The performance schedule is as follows:

Here are a few examples of what you can expect to hear.