This event offers a daily 12 hour programme of entertainment, international cuisine, historical re-enactments and the chance to see (and board) a festival fleet with world class boats and yachts, tall ships, glamorous cruisers, war ships and working vessels.
There are thousands of artists, entertainers, musicians, and performers commissioned: from a story-telling octopus, pirates singing shanties and a street full of Georgian characters to 4 stages of live music including salsa, shanty, jazz and world beats.
There are also displays of traditional crafts and skills, model boat demonstrations, and interactive exhibitions, combat displays in a specially constructed arena from the Navy, Army and Air Force, nautical parades, leisure marine areas and a wide range of informative and educational exhibits.
TICKETS: There is a slight reduction to ticket prices if you buy them in advance. Family tickets are for two adults and two children.
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Festival of the Sea 2005
last updated: Wed 11th May 2005