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Festival of the Sea – Sea Sagas of the North

26 June 2022 @ 10:45 am – 4:15 pm
Felixstowe Museum and beyond
Viewpoint Road
Felixstowe IP11 3TW
£8/£6 for each event. Joint ticket of £15/£10 for both events
Andy Calver, Manager, Felixstowe Museum
(Fx Museum) 01394 674355


Felixstowe Book Festival and Essex Book Festival are teaming up for a special celebration of the publication of writer and environmentalist Jules Pretty’s latest book:     Sea Sagas of the North: Travels and Tales of Warming Waters.


Join us for a story-telling journey through history that reconnects Nature with ancient heritages.  For details see below or Sea Sagas & Salty Tales Essex/Felixstowe Book Festival


The day begins at Felixstowe Museum, then sets sail via the Foot and Bicycle Ferry from Felixstowe to Harwich Quay – replete with Salty Tales from award-winning storyteller Glenys Newton – before concluding at The Redoubt Fort. Audiences are invited to join us for part or all of the day.

  • Felixstowe Museum will host Jules Pretty’s reading  10.45 -11.45am.  Visitors can then enjoy some time at the Museum & around the Landguard area
  • People will be encouraged to take the Harwich Foot & Bicycle Ferry (but need to book it in advance) to Harwich at 1.30pm.
  • Redoubt Fort event 2.15-3.15pm.
  • The last ferry back to Felixstowe is at 4.10pm.     (More Salty Tales with Glenys on board.)
  • £8/£6 for each event. Joint ticket of £15/£10 for both events.
  • Tickets include entry to Felixstowe Museum and Redoubt Fort.
  • TO BOOK essexbookfestival.org.uk  Limited capacity book early
  • Ferry tickets are not included and must be booked in advance.   https://www.harwichharbourferry.com