The Sheringham Shantymen

The Sheringham Shantymen were formally launched in 1990 having started singing some two years earlier as a group of local lifeboat men and friends celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the private sailing and pulling Sheringham lifeboat the 'Augusta'.

Over the next 20 years the group developed their own style of performing songs of the sea constantly refining the music and always trying to entertain the public and raising funds for charity.

The group has remained true to its roots and still maintains a very close connection with the RNLI which is reflected in its membership. Billy Thirtle, ex crew member, has a record of fifty years continuous RNLI service and other members include Brian Farrow the Lifeboat Operations Manager, and Mick Holford the Treasurer. Read more »

Sheringham Shantymen