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Sunday, November 25
Hasting Mill Museum – everyone welcome!
Hastings Mill Museum
Sunday afternoon open shanty sessions. Everyone welcome. 1p.m. – 2 p.m.
1575 Alma Street at Point Grey Road
Admission by donation to the Museum
Join us for an hour of shanties and sea songs, and take your turn to lead one from the audience or the front of the room.
Bonus. After the shanties and a short break, head upstairs to listen to or join the “fiddle session,” (included guitars, fiddles, concertinas, etc.) featuring old-time tunes and music from Irish, Scottish, Appalachian, Quebecois (and elsewhere) traditions, led by Doug Sherlock, sometimes shanty singer and always an enthusiastic fiddler.
Previous dates at Hastings Mill
Tuesday, October 23, 7:30 p.m.
Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Point Grey Road
Entertainment following the AGM (with rum to begin the concert)!
Granville Island Wooden Boat Festival. Friday, August 24
On the main market stage. Four days of fun related to boats, including music, displays, crafts, activities, and gorgeous wooden boats to visit.
Sunday, January 28, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Annual Lazy Jacks New Year Open Shanty Session
Tipper Restaurant and Review Room (find us in the very back)
2066 Kingsway at Victoria Drive
No cover charge, come early to have a drink or a meal, or bring your pint into the back and join us around the table for a couple of hours of shanties and sea songs. Expect to be shanghaied into singing along. If you have one to lead, we’ll follow!