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City of Bunbury Grant Program funds maritime-themed festival

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Published 02 April 2024

The Anchormen will perform at the new maritime-themed festival funded by the Bunbury Grant Program.

A new maritime-themed festival as well as four other community events have been given a funding boost thanks to the City of Bunbury Grant Program.

The Bunbury Sea Shanty Festival was a successful applicant during round two of the program and is set to receive $15,000. A new event for Bunbury the festival is set to transform the city into a winter wonderland of maritime melodies and cultural celebration.

Eighteen confirmed bands, comprising 11 sea shanty singing groups and seven folk musicians, will entertain the crowd, with two headline acts from interstate adding to the excitement.

The festival is scheduled to take place in June this year across multiple locations.

Other successful Bunbury Grant Program applicants include:

๐Ÿšด Bunbury BMX Have-a-Go-Day

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ง NAIDOC Family Fun Day 2024

๐Ÿ“ฝ Cinefest Oz

๐Ÿš— 33rd FB-EK Holden Nationals

Did your event miss out this time? The complete 2024/25 program will open in April as well as the South West Grant Expo hosted by the City of Bunbury.

Watch this space for details.