May 2016

Whitby’s Sea Song and

Shanty Group

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Captain Cook Memorial Museum

  The 17th Century house on    Whitby harbour where young    James Cook lodged as an    apprentice.

The  Chantey Cabin

    The Homeport for all your      Maritime Music and Coblers      Mondays’ CDs

The Coble & Keelboat


The focal point for those  interested in traditional working  boats of the North East Coast of  England.       

James Cook

 The North East and Yorkshire's

 Sail Training Boat.

 Ocean Youth Trust North East.

Scarborough Maritime

Heritage Centre

 A wealth of articles, information   and photos of the Yorkshire Coast   Fishing Community.

Hartlepool Maritime Experience

Hartlepools re-creation of an

18th century seaport.

Whitby Folk


Seven days of dancing in the  streets, music and singing in the  pubs, concerts and dances until late  into the night, and a whole lot more

The Whitby

Spring Session

A celebration of food,drink,

Music, song and dance.

Spring Bank Holiday Weekend

The Black Horse

Whitby,s Award

Winning Pub

The collected groups wide ranging repertoire of Sea-faring songs, Shanties, Traditional lays and Drinking strain all performed with the groups underlying sense of fun shining through their powerhouse singing. This makes them ideally suitable for Maritime Events,Folk Clubs, Festivals, Concerts, etc.

Coblers Monday Contact:

Mick Haywood

3 Woodwarks Yard, Church Street

Whitby YO224DG

Phone 01947 601963

the First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope at the grand opening of ’Fish and Ships! A journey around Captain Cook’s table,the Captain Cook Memorial Museum’s Special Exhibition 2011, exploring food on Cook’s voyages, how it was served, preserved what stores were taken and what was  caught or gathered during the long voyages.  


Link to previous

Coblers Monday sites

The group , have appeared on ‘ ITV’s Clayton’s Coast’, ‘BBC Countryfile’, CBBC,s Bio  and starred as “scurvy victims” on the BBC2 series “What the Industrial Revolution did for us”. We have also been telecast on TV in France, Germany and Japan. We have also entertained