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2024 Programme

Festival of the Sea brings you entertainment from talented local and national artists, and invites you to participate in workshops, interactive performance and family activities.

Festival of the Sea is completely FREE for everyone, with performance and activities taking place across Grimsby Town Centre and Waterfront.

Below you will find the programme for 2024. Keep checking back as there is more to be announced!!

Heritage Lincolnshire Memories of the Sea Workshops Sensory workshops for ages 8-11, in collaboration with Linkage Community Trust’s sensory bus, delving into storytelling and Grimsby’s maritime heritage. Additionally, there will...

Our Big Picture Stories of Water – MOVEMENT Contemporary dance artist Soul Roberts will create a new piece for the Festival of the Sea, drawing inspiration from local stories and...

Emma Linguard – Guided history walks Guided history walk embracing the waterfront: Learn about Grimsby’s connection through time with the sea and the waterfront; the fishing industry, boat building and...

Caution Sea Horses, musical project/alter ego of lowercase theatre, a folk-pop-rock indie trio known for their live performances and three-part harmonies. Their upcoming performance will showcase acoustic renditions of sea...

Our Big Picture Stories of Water – CAPTURE Our Big Picture has re-launched the women’s photography collective ‘Through Our Eyes’ and hosted an ‘Open Call’ for lens-based submissions under the...

All Things Good And Nice Upstream With The Canoe River Cleaner  Following the success form last year, attendees can enjoy guided walks along the River Freshney, engaging in a nature...

LINCOLNSHIRE OUTDOOR LEARNING We are Lincolnshire Outdoor Learning and we are pleased to present our Nature Lab. We delight and engage visitors with hands on activities and experiences of nature...

Harbour Learning Trust, Trashion Show Showcase of garments made of recycled materials from students across Grimsby, through a display of mannequins and catwalk. While they’re learning about sustainable practice in...

British Divers Marine Life Rescue, Save the Sea activities National charity operating within Grimsby, aims to raise awareness on marine mammal rescues in the area and other species we have....

The Little Seaside Circus Circus Workshops  Drop in children circus workshops   

Ready, Set, Sail! introduces the first poetry game show, where five contestants write and perform flash poetry in five rounds, each themed around the festival. Contestants will have two minutes...

The Shenanigans The Shenanigans brings laughter and craziness to any festival, whatever the weather! Two Tough Trawlermen Meet Trev and Ted, the two tough trawlermen. They’ll spin you a yarn...

More to come...