Category Archives: Performance
Although the Forties weren’t booked at the 2107 National, the Southern Cross Trawlers (Margaret, Don and Chris) were on the programme – opening the festival with a song session in the Bohemia Bar on the Thursday night and the Saturday night session too, presenting the Cabbage Tree Hat story, and a concert on the final day.
It was a privilege to sing in the big tribute to Danny Spooner in the main venue. Margaret sang “Tolpuddle Man” with Ruth Hazelton and Kerrie Maguire, and with Chris in the finale of John Tams’ “Rolling Home”.
The Roaring Forties and singers from the Redfern Shanty Club will be participating throughout the three days of the Classic & Wooden Boat Festival at the National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour.
The festival runs from the 15th – 17th April 2016. We’re on at 2pm on Friday and Saturday and 3pm Sunday – come along and join in!