Seven new site-specific artworks by seven international contemporary artists - Andreas Angelidakis, Mariana Castillo Deball, Holly Hendry, Jasleen Kaur, Katrina Palmer, Pilar Quinteros and Michael Rakowitz – will connect the coastline of Essex, Kent and East Sussex
Harwich International Shanty Festival is a vibrant and engaging Festival of sea songs and shanties set in the historic old town of Harwich. There are concerts and workshops, song and music sessions, maritime crafts, historic ships, barge trips,, a shanty train, entertainment at a historic fort, street theatre and much more. The whole weekend now runs to three full days with a full programme of events to attend. Details are available on the website and programmes are available printed or downloaded from August. Subscribers to the monthly newsletter are kept abreast of events as the year unfolds and updates are regularly posted on Facebook and Twitter.