Join with the crew of 40 Degrees South to venture back in time to grizzly history of sailor’s deaths. Take a deep dive into Davy Jones’ Locker and investigate the myriad ways to die at sea!
Local choreographer Maxine Jones and Musician Bruce Beamish invite you to join them learning to dance the hornpipe. This was a big hit at last years festival. Expect lots of fun as people of all ages and with no dance experience give it a go.
Traditional Aboriginal fishing practices will be discussed by Jayden Pickett, an emerging Noongar leader. Jayden and friends will demonstrate how traditional fishing spears were made and describe how they were used.
Discover more about the science of sound and participate in the first ever Albany Shanty Olympics, where singers will attempt to sing the longest, loudest, lowest and highest notes.
Acrobatics, juggling and live music bring the adventure, creativity, and mateship of sailors to a wide audience. Rich in history, watch them share the fascinating stories behind the songs, as well as the history of the culture of the sea. Welcome aboard!
Dress like a pirate and come and sing with the fantastic and talented Shantily Clad. Children of all ages and well-behaved parents are welcome.
Come and start your journey into singing shanties at one of our friendly and welcoming workshops. Everyone is welcome and no prior singing experience is required.
Come and enjoy a demonstration of Irish dance. Tara Academy is a family friendly dance school that teach Irish Dance in a supportive way incorporating fun, fitness, co-ordination and rhythmic skills.