Shanty time at Clovelly

THOSE Peshky Pishkies and Merlin plus other entertainers will be among the attractions at the Clovelly Maritime Festival on Sunday to raise money for the North Devon Hospice. The event at Clovelly Harbour runs from 10am until 5pm and is packed with ente

THOSE Peshky Pishkies" and Merlin plus other entertainers will be among the attractions at the Clovelly Maritime Festival on Sunday to raise money for the North Devon Hospice.

The event at Clovelly Harbour runs from 10am until 5pm and is packed with entertainment for all ages, activities and local produce.

Finally dry after his three-day stint in the harbour, Merlin Cadogan will be there performing his signature act of juggling with fire, while wearing a diving helmet filled with water and escaping from chains.

The giant sea creatures "Those Peshky Pishkies" from Stiltskin Theatre will be hanging about in their fantastic finny finery.


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Alongside them will be the inventive Professor Goodvibe's Punch and Judy show plus nautical folk songs from shanty singers Shake a Leg, Shanty Jack and Hanging Johnny.

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There will also be a musical bone workshop, a magic show, balloon and mask workshops plus a variety of stalls selling fresh fish, oysters lobster and crab, as well as arts and crafts, plus a pig roast on the beach. For more information visit www.clovelly.co.uk or call (01237) 431781.

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