The second clip from our first rehearsal features Doc’s favourite song to date and will definitely require a performance prop for Paddles.
Taken at our first rehearsal, this popular mid 19th century shanty relates to the war between the US and Mexico, whose armies were respectively led by by Generals Zachary Taylor and Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana.
Nobby leads a rabble-rousing finale at the famous Llandoger Trow.
The final taster from our first rehearsal, this is a homeward bound capstan shanty where the words can be adapted to match the home destination. It’s an energetic, celebratory song and a crowd-pleaser for audience and crew alike.
Rev keeps the crowd on tenterhooks and they drum nervously on the furniture in anticipation, as the song reaches its exciting climax.
In the lead up to our appearance at the 2023 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Rev and Nobby were invited onto the local evening news to talk about our fundraising for the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Rev in fine voice at Tywardreath Shanty Festival with a local song by the late, great Adge Cutler.