Whitby Sea Festival: 12th to the 14th July

Steve Turner

Steve Turner

Whitby’s unique Museum will be the venue for a series of workshops and talks throughout the Whitby Sea Festival which returns for its second year during the weekend of 12th to the 14th July.
Folk Singer Derek Gifford presents ‘ A Brief History of Shanties’ and ‘Folk Songs Of The Sea’ while Yorkshire Poet Jim Saville will present the works of acclaimed maritime poet Cicely Fox Smith and ‘The Rise of Maritime Poetry over 2 millenia’.
A full concert programme will take place throughout the weekend at The Met on West Cliff with folk and shanty singers including Richard Grainger,Steve Turner,Tom & Barbara Brown and festival favourites Monkeys Fist.
Tickets are on sale now and a full programme will soon be available on-line at www.whitbyseafest.co.uk

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