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March 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Music
  • Poetry
  • Storytelling
  • Young Essex

All Aboard the Boat that Rocked

Young Essex on LV18
Image of LV18 in Harwich Harbour


LV18, The Quay
Harwich, CO12 3HH
Free activities, but entrance fee for LV18 applies: Adults £4, Children £2, Family ticket £10 (2 adults and up to 3 children)

Calling all on board the LV18 in Harwich Quay: hear a live pirate radio revival with BBC Essex, listen to nautical tales with Shane the Storyteller, and enjoy shanty songs on deck with the Silver Darlings. Below deck, the intimate and magical Mueller and Malten’s Live Poetry Jukebox will also be waiting for you. Suitable for all ages.


Here’s an overview of activities during the day on board LV18

SUN 03 | 12.00 – 3.00pm | Live Poetry Jukebox
SUN 03 | 12.00 – 3.00pm | Origami Boatbuilding
SUN 03 | 12.00, 1.00, 3.15 | Shane the Storyteller
SUN 03 | 2.15pm | The Silver Darlings



Young Essex

Click here for an overview of all our Young Essex events across the county this March.

Stamp Your Passports at Festival Learning Destinations

We’re helping our good friends at Essex Children’s University to provide 5-14 year olds with exciting learning experiences outside school. Once issued with a Passport to Learning, ‘CU Learners’ collect stamps and attend a special Graduation Ceremony. All Essex Book Festival YOUNG ESSEX events are CU Learning Destinations – bring your passport, get it stamped, and enjoy your learning journey! Find out how to get your very own Passport to Learningat essexchildrensuniversity.co.uk




The Quay
Harwich, CO12 3HH