We now have confirmation from all our acts that they will be with us on Saturday 11th June.
Come and join us on Saturday 11th June for a great day of music, story-telling, dancing and an excellent selection of real ales (and we’ll do our best with the weather as well).
The line-up will be:
The Hara Belly Dancers
Salt Water & Beer
Justine de Mierre
And our headliner will be – by special request (his) …
There will be morris sides, including Maldon Greenjackets, Haughley Hoofers and Danegeld.
Entrance will be free, although we will be rattling buckets under your noses at frequent intervals. Please also think about making a donation to the pub’s crowdfunding page (details can be found here.)
I think it is fair to say that Folk at the Boat 2021 turned out to be a day which everyone who went will remember with pleasure for a very long time to come! The weather may have been a bit on the iffy side, but nothing could dampen our spirits!
There will be photographs, and perhaps even videos, to come in the very near future, so keep watching this space.
Everything you need to know about Folk at the Boat 2021 is now on the appropriately named page but here are a few quick pointers:
Please ensure that you take a Lateral Flow Test in the morning before you come – please stay away if the result is positive. Hand sanitiser is available at the pub, and mask-wearing whenever possible would be appreciated.
The Steamboat opens its doors at 12.00 noon.
Food will be available until 5.00 pm. Bar closes at 9.00 pm.
The full programme is on the Folk at the Boat 2021 page, but hard-copy programmes will be available on the day.
There is no entry fee, but please donate generously!
In consultation with Andy the Landlord, we have reluctantly decided to postpone this year’s Folk at the Boat until next year. It looks as though the line-up will be exactly the same, only the date will have been changed. We can’t tell you what that date is yet, for the very good reason that the pub is currently totally involved with the supply of “Meals for Medics”.
Well, we’ve really been pretty rubbish at keeping the website up to date, haven’t we? But we are still here, we had an excellent time at FATB 2019 (photos will happen at some point), and YES – we are planning for FATB 2020.
As I write, the Steamboat is, along with all other pubs, shut. However, we do have a date set for FATB – Sunday 7 June – and we will go ahead if the pub has been allowed to reopen by then.
We have a fantastic act lined up to headline: John Watterson, aka Fake Thackray. There are also some great local bands in support.
So do watch this space, and I promise that we’ll keep you informed as to whether or not FATB 2020 will be going ahead.