Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival performances


The annual Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival is fast approaching and we are excited as ever! Music is at the heart of Cornish culture and we can’t wait to celebrate this summer. One of the biggest maritime music concerts anywhere in Europe, this festival is a must-see. Groups travel from far and wide, for an event that promises to fill the town with music and infuse Falmouth with a great community spirit.


The Working Boat pub is an official venue which means you can watch 16 fantastic acts sing the songs of the sea whilst you admire the harbour views . We will also be preparing delicious homemade pizzas, refreshing Buddha bowl salads and slow-cooked potato bake. We’ll also be serving a range of Cornish ales, beers and other beverages. So get ready to sink a few pints and start toe-tapping to the shanties!


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Friday 14th June

7 pm – Wellington Wailers
8 pm – Monkeys Fist
9 pm – Back Beach Boys
10 pm – Vagrants Crew


Saturday 15th June

1 pm – Femmes de la Mer
2:15 pm – Naze Shanty Crew
3:30 pm – Nordet
4:45 pm – Fisherman’s Friends
6 pm – Captain Cat & the Sailors
7:15 pm – Cadgwith Singers
8:30 pm – The Five Men Not Called Matt
9:45 pm – The Country Men


Sunday 16th June

12 pm – Mariners Away
1 pm – The Jolly Strumpets
2 pm – Bamaluz Bootleggers
3 pm – The Five Men Not Called Matt


To book a table at The Working Boat, please call 01326 314283. We will be busy throughout the weekend, so bookings are highly advised if you would like to eat with us.

Please note, during the Fisherman’s Friends performance at 4.45pm on Saturday, access to our pontoons will be closed. Parking will also be extremely limited.