Formed over 8 years ago, Du Hag Owr has grown in numbers and now has a rich vein of experience with performances across the country from Land's End to London. Venues ranging from the Minack Theatre at Porthcurno to The Golden Hind in Southwark, next to the Thames. The original Seasalt Shantymen, the group has been at the opening of various stores from Exeter to London, including John Lewis's in Oxford Street and also at Kingston and Reading.
At the 2016 Falmouth International Shanty Festival we performed at 5 venues and look forward to another action packed weekend in 2017. We have supported various Shanty and Folk festivals over the years, including Wadebridge, Clovelly, Perranporth, and Portscatho plus Beer and Fish Festivals across the county and weddings and other local events. Often singing for our supper, we raise money for the Children's Hospice South West, have produced a couple of CDs (with a new one out soon!) and provided backing for a film for local fishermen.
We've written a few shanties ourselves which reflect our view of the sea and those who work upon it – Oysters and Pump! are particularly relevant. Have a great time and join us in a shanty when you can!!