4-6 August 2023


Various times




Various venues across Weston

Sea Shanty and Folk Festival

With more than 40 bands spread over a multitude of venues, this festival is not to be missed.  Spread across a variety of bars and venues in the town centre and with a centre stage at the Italian Gardens, it’s great fun and great to sing along to.

Entry to all venues is free* although donations into the charity buckets will be appreciated. Both the RNLI and The Lions Club will benefit from your kind donations

*entry fee to Grand Pier applies

There will be pirate crews invading Weston-super-Mare and there will be pirate crews invading the town!

Bands are travelling from near and far to play and sing at this festival, for free. The official website contains a list of the performers.

Organised by Weston’s own shanty band, The Steepholmers, this event will be funded by sponsorship. If you wish to assist as a sponsor, please email and we will let you know how your business can help and what you can expect from us in the way of promotion.

Find out more on The Steepholmers website