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Giant Cheque presentation for a total of £2,000!

Further to the previous post, four giant cheques of £500 each have now been presented to our nominated charities at The Alice Cross Centre. Representatives from all the charities (RNLI, Rowcroft Hospice, Teign Heritage and Alice Cross) were there to receive them and expressed their delight in being recipients for the second year running.

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Yet another £2,000 being donated to charity!

Message from the festival committee We are delighted to announce that, despite some challenging weather conditions, the 2019 festival was an even bigger success than last year.   We are proud to be in a position to match our 2018 charitable donation of £2,000 to be shared equally between our four nominated charities: RNLI, Rowcroft Hospice, Teign Heritage and Alice Cross.  Each charity will be presented with a cheque for £500 in the coming weeks. We are very grateful to the performers, venues, supporters and all the volunteers involved in ensuring the smooth running of our 2019 event and of course, to all the visitors who braved the weather.  Together you helped ensure the continued success of this event come rain or shine. Teign Shanty Festival 2020 Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September          

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HUGE clothing price reductions – HURRY when it’s gone, it’s gone!

50% off all 100% organic cotton Tee shirts – down from £15 to £7.50 40% off all 100% cotton Polo shirts – down from £25 to £15 We have some limited stocks of Teign Shanty Festival clothing merchandise which we are offering out at vastly reduced prices for a limited time. There is a choice of free location collection from Teignmouth or post and packing – for orders of more than one product please e-mail tsftreasurer@btinternet.com for an improved shipping cost.

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Teign Shanty Festival 2020 – 26/27th September – get it in the diary. 📘🖊‬ ‪#LoveTeignmouth‬ ‪#TeignmouthOracle‬ ‪#TeignmouthEvents‬ ‪#teignshantyfest‬ ‪#teignbridge ‬

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Teign Shanty Festival 2019

What an absolutely brilliant weekend!  We are so grateful to everyone involved and to all the visitors who braved the weather.  Together you helped ensure the continued success of this event come rain or shine. Sincere thanks goes out to the performers who filled our towns with salty tunes for locals and visitors to enjoy and of course to our new maritime presenters who demonstrated great skills of old, told stories of the sea and provided singing workshops, a real treat and the cause of much buzz about town. Behind the scenes, the committee members, the Back Beach Boyz, their partners and the many, many volunteers who readily stepped forward to help ensure every base was covered, from hospitality and sound support through to collecting donations, selling programmes and merchandise.  Together you ensured a warm welcome and have made the Teign Shanty Festival 2019 the success it clearly is.  THANK YOU! Our thanks to the Mayor and Mayoress of Teignmouth who went out of their

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Ice Factory early start today – 11am

Just a reminder of the earlier start for Maritime events  today – 11am sees a talk on maritime flags at at The Ice Factory upstairs, whilst at the same venue and time, Figurehead will run a singing workshop downstairs.

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Gig rowing taster sessions cancelled due to high winds

The River Teign Rowing Club always puts safety above all else and so sadly, due to the very strong winds forecast for today, the Gig rowing taster sessions scheduled for 1pm-3pm have had to be cancelled. The Teign Shanty Festival would like to thank the River Teign Rowing Club for offering to run this and fingers crossed it can be part of the programme for next year.

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Teign Shanty Festival Programme changes:

                  Please note the changes to the published programme, which are detailed below. Please also note that, weather permitting, the River Teign Rowing Club taster Gig sessions will be going ahead on Sunday September 29th from 1pm until 3pm. Just head down to the area around the RNLI slipway, near to where the Teignmouth to Shaldon Ferry Boat lands and give it a go – no experience necessary and there will be friendly helpful people there to assist. Singing changes: Saturday 3 – 4 pm The Ferry Boat Chantry Buoys 7 – 8 pm The Lemon Tree Short Drag Roger 10 – 11 pm The Devon Arms Singaround  – hosted by Missin’ Tackle Sunday 3 – 4 pm Molloys Exmouth Shanty Men Maritime Experience Changes Saturday 12 noon – 1pm Alice Cross Centre – Alan Whitbread ‘s talk on history of shanties – Cancelled Sunday 1 – 2 pm Ice Factory Sailmaking Talk  – Cancelled 4 – 5 pm Ice Factory

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