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The Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival was founded in 2003 with a mission is to keep the history of the sea alive; the days of sail by performing sea shanties, songs of the sea and Cornish songs. Spread across from Friday until Sunday, featuring pop-up bars and music stages throughout Falmouth town, bringing shanty groups from across the UK, Brittany, Holland, Spain, Canada and Ireland together in a celebration of all things nautical.

Here you will find all the latest Falmouth shanty news, as well as articles dating back to when the International Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival all began…

Event Line-Up Coming Soon!

Sea Shanty Merchandise on Sale!

Gala Concert Update!

Groups Confirmed for 2022!

Sea Shanty Festival Fundraiser 2022

Falmouth’s Virtual Sea Shanty 2020

With over 20 group performances confirmed, a special appearance from Betty Stogs and a jampacked evening of shanty entertainment, make sure you head to the shanty Facebook to get…

Through The Years CD

In light of this year’s Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival cancellation it seemed only right to create a CD of music "Through the Years"! And in true Sea Shanty charitable spirits…