Barnacle Buoys

Sea Shanty Singers

Barnacle Buoys is a non-profit group of a cappella sea shanty singers based in North Somerset. We exist to enjoy our craft, entertain our audiences and raise money for our chosen charities. Our principle charities are the Childrens Hospice South West and the RNLI.

7:30 PM19:30

Fierce & Noble Brewery Shanty Session

So pleased to be asked to this great brewery for some shanty fun. Details will be announced shortly.

This has the makings of a really great night. The group does not really get too excited about gigs (or about anything that much at all) but this one has got the Bouys quite fired up. Just don’t let them near the beer …………….

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6:30 PM18:30

Portishead Methodist Church

Shanty concert to raise funds for the Church and for Childrens Hospice South West.

Saturday 9th February starts 7:30pm at Portishead Methodist Church, High Street, Portishead BS20 6EN

Tickets £5 can be obtained from

Church office (tel 01275 844917), or

Motorcare (Portishead precinct), or

on the door.

Follow this link for more details

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MV Balmoral Shanty Night
7:00 PM19:00

MV Balmoral Shanty Night

Another opportunity to raise much needed funds for this cherished and historic vessel.

Barnacle Buoys and Friends providing an evening of sea songs and shanty mayhem on board the Balmoral from 7 to 10pm, Princes Wharf, Bristol (adjacent to M Shed).

Details to follow very shortly.


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Lifeboat fundraiser, Croft Farm Waterpark
2:00 PM14:00

Lifeboat fundraiser, Croft Farm Waterpark

See attached poster

Programme of Events

Races on the water. Sign up  from 10.00am at the Water Sports Centre.

**The Wellie Walk start at 11am prompt sign in at Gym and Tonic, next to the Water Sports Centre from 10.30am.**

Model lifeboats.

Hoola hoop challenge all day

Singing and dancing! Shanty singers with special guest appearance of the famous…“Barnacle Buoys” as well as morris dancers, Cotswold Male Voice Choir  etc. at various times throughout the day.

Magnificent RNLI Puppet show. Hourly from 12pm.

Police, Fire brigade and RNLI Education, etc. Come and ask all those questions you’ve always wanted to!

Various stalls, including crafts, cakes and conserves, many games including tombola   etc. etc.

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