The Nest Collective & Cutty Sark Present:
Saturday 24th September 2016
7pm – midnight
Join London’s most innovative folk club for a new season of Shanty Sessions, exploring our rich maritime history through music, song and dance on the decks of Cutty Sark. Featuring some of the most exciting nautically minded folk bands in the UK, inc Lisa Knapp, Norfolk Broads, Human Cargo, City Shanty Band, Emily Mae Winters.
PLUS culminating in a ceilidh of epic proportions with the Ceilidh Liberation Front!
This event is programmed as part of a wider series of events & festivals at Royal Museums Greenwich, celebrating the folklore and traditions of our maritime heritage.
For further details about the The Landlubbers Maritime Folk Festival:
More info about Cutty Sark
Discover what life was like on board the legendary sailing ship Cutty Sark, the world’s sole surviving tea clipper, and fastest ship of her time – now an award-winning visitor attraction.
Built in 1869 to carry tea back from China, Cutty Sark visited nearly every major port in the world and gained fame for her record-breaking passages. Delve into the adventures of this iconic ship and her crew in an immersive experience that brings her fascinating history to life.
Follow the footsteps of those who sailed her, explore interactive displays that evoke the sights, smells and sounds of life at sea, sample a Cutty Sark-inspired cup of tea under the ship, enjoy sweeping views of the Thames, and walk directly underneath the ship’s gleaming hull to touch a piece of world history.
Also part of Totally Thames that runs from 1-30 September
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