Essex and South Suffolk Community Rail Partnership hosted the start of the Sea Shanty Festival on Saturday and Sunday the 10th & 11th October, the train was decorated with sea faring nets and lots of pirate attire!   The atmosphere was definitely lively with pirates and entertaining singing crews, encouraging the spirit of the Shanty Festival.  The children won prizes for name the parrot and the number of balls in the bag but also for the best dressed pirate!

You can view pictures from our event below