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Sea Shanty Concert: Pirate Festival

Step into a world where the echoes of the sea meet the ancient allure of the caverns. Join us for a mesmerizing Sea Shanty Concert at Kents Cavern, where the depths of history and the magic of music converge.

Date: 6th to 6th May
Sea Shanty Concert: Pirate Festival
Sea Shanty concert in a cave; Brixham Pirate Festival

Kents Cavern are proud to sponsor Brixham Pirate Festival, and we're excited to introduce this brand new event for 2024 - a proper Sea Shanty concert in a cave!

Set against the stunning backdrop of the cavern's natural beauty, the concert kicks off at 7pm, with two exhilarating 45-minute sets starting promptly at 7:30pm.

Lose yourself in the rhythm of the waves as talented performers transport you to the high seas with their captivating melodies.

And what's a sea shanty without a proper toast? Fear not, for our cave bar stands ready to quench your thirst with a selection of fine brews and beverages. So come, raise a glass, and let the music carry you away on a journey like no other. Don't miss out on this unforgettable evening of song, stories, and celebration at Kents Cavern.

Secure your tickets now and prepare for an experience that will leave you breathless.

What to expect

  • Two 45 minute sets with an interval in between
  • A pop-up bar will be in the cave serving local beer and ciders
  • Pizza and food available from the cafe
  • Fancy dress encouraged - let's fill the cavern with singing pirates! 
  • Please note: this is a standing concert
  • Over 18s only

Who are the Missin' Tackle?

Following the success of ‘The Provident’ play in Brixham Theatre in 2015, a group of lads decided, as they had had so much fun singing together they would form a shanty group. Thus, 'Missin’ Tackle’ came together with a very varied musical background.

With very varied backgrounds in singing it is the camaraderie of it all that draws them together. Their love of the sea and the very different way of life in days gone by is brought together in shanties and sea songs including some old favourites that everyone will want to sing along to.

Four of the crew are members of local male voice choirs. In the past twelve months, they have enjoyed singing in Brixham and beyond singing for many local charities and good causes. Like many shanty crews, their free annual quay concerts in the summer down under the Old Fish Quay on Brixham Harbour raise funds for local charities and good causes and are always very well received.

This year they are appearing in shanty festivals in Cockwood - Starcross, Port Issac, Barry Island - South Wales, Falmouth and Mevagissey.

Missin’ Tackle Shanty Crew are looking forward to their concert in Kents Cavern with its long associated history with piracy and smuggling in days gone by.

BOOKING INFORMATION  
Prices  £14.00 per person
Booking Booking essential
Times

7pm to 10pm

Performances at 7.30pm & 8.45pm

Age Restriction Over 18's only

 

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