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Visit the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival this September

The 2016 Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival in association with Seajacks UK Ltd takes place on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September. The famous Maritime Festival is a fantastic free two-day event found on historic South Quay with ships to go aboard, live shanty folk music, fun street theatre exhibitions and demonstrations for visitors to explore.
Ships to go aboard
Visiting Vessels
Shanty Music

Join in the fun at the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

Join in the fun at Great Yarmouth's most prestigious annual event on Great Yarmouth's historic South Quay and celebrate the town's maritime past, present and future. It is the best weekend in September to take time out and explore the town, starting with a great free festival.

Tall Ships at the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

The Maritime Festival is always a riot of colour with tall ships and supply vessels flying colourful bunting from their masts. Watch this space to know what ships will be visiting the festival this year.

Shanty Music at the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

Three different stages will host a huge variety of live folk music and sea shanty songs at the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival, performed live by bands from all over the UK and Europe. 

Demonstrators & Exhibitions at Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

Packed marquees with demonstrations and exhibitions are set up all along historic South Quay for Maritime Festival visitors to see. Maritime related craft and charity stalls have all sorts of things to buy.  Visitors can also try their hand at some traditional maritime skills on the demonstration stands. Festival-goers also enjoy street entertainment, face-painting and fun children's activities.

Come on down to the FREE Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival, Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September on South Quay, Great Yarmouth.

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