There 'ere be the list of shows performed by various incarnations of the old UK lineup. Due to an export error, some dates may be off by a day.

Sat, Dec 30th 2006 The Globe Inn, Exeter
Our first show, new years eve, eve - we'd booked ourselves into my local pub for a show upstairs, with lots of help from friends and family we put on a really great night...(that's been how it's gone since the start!)

Sat, Jan 27th 2007 The Fox & Firkin, London,
Pirate Fancy Dress Night!!! Grog to be drunk! Wenches to be chased! and Pyrates! blasting away our tunes!

Sat, Mar 17th 2007 The Globe Inn, Exeter,
St Patricks night special! Pyrates be raiding upstairs at The Globe Inn, Again! Yet More Rum!, Wenches, sea shanties, Grog, Scurvvy Pirates!

Wed, Mar 21st 2007 The Hub, Exeter,

Fri, May 25th 2007 Exeter Picturehouse, Exeter,
Pyrates! be playing a set to open the new Pirates Of The Carribean Movie (deadmans' chest) at exeter picture house!! Come wearing full pirate colours ye scurvvy dogs!
(we also went to the vue cinema afterwards and played in the intermission)

Sat, May 26th 2007 SouthWest Pirate Festival, Near Tavistock,
A weekend of Pirate Festival Complete with live shows of all forms of Piratical entertainment, including Sword Fighting, Skirmishes, Rope making, rum drinking, Live Cannon! And of course us bunch of dirty pyrates, we'll be playing at various times the whole weekend!! The show runs from 10am saturday morning to sunday night.

Mon, Jul 2nd 2007 Private Party Na,
Giles's Birthday Party!

Sat, Jul 7th 2007 Private Party Na,
Mrs Grahams Birthday!

Sun, Jul 15th 2007 The Hobgoblin, Reading,
The Pyrates! are playing a show during sunday afternoon at the Hobgoblin, a well known pirate-friendly pub! and one of Captain Gallows' favourite ports of call! If the afternoon Show works out, we'll be playing the evening too!

Fri, Jul 27th 2007 Charter Hall, Okehampton,
Aye - Tis time to give the battle of the bands a run fer it's money, we've not played okehampton before so we're lookin' forward to it! Entry be free! - show yer support by wearing yer pirate clothes!

Sat, Jul 28th 2007 The Globe Inn, Exeter,
Arrr! Pyrates invading Upstairs at The Globe Inn For a night of Rum, Wenches, Folk-Rock, Rum, Sea shanties, More Rum! With Support from Spin2!

Sat, Aug 11th 2007 Simmons Park, Okehampton,
Battle of the bands final!

The Pyrates Blew the competition out of the water during the 2nd heat of the Battle of the bands!! And here they come again to play the final! - Featuring 6 opposing bands - We'll make 'em all walk the plank! and The headlining act is the famous Queen tribuite band "Gaga"!! A night not to be missed!
(we came 1st! the prize was some studio time, we recorded our first set of demo recordings with it)

Sun, Aug 12th 2007 Queenborough Harbour,
Pyrates! will be playing during this event! Looks to be a fun sunday!


Just when you thought it was safe to return to the water… the search starts again for the world's best “planker.” Following the launch of Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World's End, the Sheppey Pirates have announced the date for this year's World Walking the Plank Championships. They will take place on Sunday August 12 at Queenborough Harbour on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent. It will be the 10th year of the competition

Fri, Aug 24th 2007 The Old Firehouse, Exeter,
Pyrates! be raidin' The Olde Firehouse fer Rum and wenches! - We've been meaning to play here for some time, and now we Arrrr!! So put on yer best costumes and lets drink the place dry!!

Sat, Sep 8th 2007 Annabels Cabaret, Plymouth,
It be our first show in Plymouth! -a good ole fashioned cabaret style raid!! ARRR! looking forward ta’ playin’ it! Hope ta see yez there! come in costume me ’earties!!

Sun, Sep 24rd 2007 The Old Firehouse, Exeter,
ARR! Late Talk Like A pirate day celebration! Come, drink some rum! See yez there!

Fri, Sep 28th 2007 Private Party Na,
Private function at East Devon College

Sat, Sep 29th 2007 The Old Firehouse, Exeter,
Avast Ye Scurvvy Dogs, It be halloween at tha disreputable old firehouse, they be havin’ a three day long halloween party, so put on yer best costume and come an’ dance! ARR!

Thu, Nov 15th 2007 The Globe Inn, Exeter,
Exeter Autumn Festival
Enpas Presents Pyrates! as part of the Exeter Autumn Festival, So swash yer best buckles, Make sure yer mainbrace be spliced, and join us fer a night of piratical entertainment!

Sat, Nov 17th 2007 Private Party,

Sat, Dec 22nd 2007 The Globe Inn, Exeter,
Our mate Natalie is having her birthday party at the globe, An' a fine wench she is too! She's invited all you piratical types to come join her! Doors open to yez at nine!

Mon, Dec 31st 2007 The Old Firehouse, Exeter,
Aye! it be new years eve, True as the north star! best get yer gear on and come yell ’appy new beer wi’ us at the old firehouse! :D ARrr!

Sat, Jan 19th 2008 Terrys Bar (Su Bar) - Rolle college Exmouth, 
Tis’ time we raided the fair port ’o exmouth!, Th’a black spot be apon thee exmouth! - we’z a coming!

Sat, Mar 22nd 2008 The Rising Sun, Brixham,
Avast - It be us first gig in Brixham - They be hostin' a pirate weekender!!!
We be playin' on tha' quay at around 4:30 and then doin' a proper show at the Rising Sun Inn on the quay at 8:30! - Special Guest Ed Foxe!

Sun, Mar 23rd 2008 The Old Firehouse, Exeter,
It be Easter Sunday an' The Old Firehouse Be having a Folk & Ale Festival - Music all day from 3pm! - up to 12 real ales on tap.
Free Before 8 - £2 afterwards!

Sat, Apr 12th 2008 Terrys Bar (Student Union Bar) - Rolle college Exmouth, 
We'z returning ta Exmouth fer ta' finish burnin' tha' place down!!

Fri, Apr 25th 2008 Anchor Inn, Starcross,

Fri, May 9th 2008 The Old Firehouse, Exeter, 

Sat, May 25th-26th 2008 Lulworth Castle & Park East Lulworth, Dorset
Lulworth Pirate Festival!

Sat, Jul 31st 2008 The Racehorse, Tiverton,
Tiverton Folk Festival

Sat, Jun 7th 2008 Bradninch Guildhall,
Bradninch Music Festival!
A night of music from:
Jerry Cahill
The Ratfinks

Pirate Themed! come in costume! ARrr!

Sat, Jun 28th 2008 Private Party Na,
Giles's Birthday!

Sun, Jul 20th 2008 Private Party Na,

Sat, Aug 2nd 2008 Private Party Na,

Sat, Aug 2nd 2008 Sidmouth Folk Festival - Anchor Inn
Playing a show during the famous Sidmoth folk festival, at our favourite house o' Grog, The Anchor Inn, support from the Exmouth shantymen, just ta get yez into tha' mood!

Fri, Aug 15th 2008 Blacksmith Arms, Bideford,
Bideford folk festival which runs from the 11th - 17th August!

Sun, Aug 24th 2008 Belvoir Castle Belvoir, Leicestershire
Performing on a major battle weekend of the 25th anniversary of the  Sealed Knot - In the beer tent sunday night!

Friday, Sep 19th 2008 The Old Firehouse, Exeter, 
International Talk Like A Pirate Day party! Biggest pirate night o' tha' year, come all ye pirate types in costume!

Tue, Sep 30th 2008 Falmouth University Penryn, Cornwall
Falmouth University Freshers Party! Valid Student ID Required for entry.

Sat, Oct 4th 2008 Lömpe Klompe (NL), Bergeijk, Netherlands!
Celebrating 15 years of SQY Rocking Team us pyrates have been invited to play on the saturday afternoon.
The event will take place at 'De Waterlaat' in Bergeijk, Noord-Brabant.

Sat, Nov 2nd 2008 Royal Standard Shaldon,

Sat, Nov 8th 2008 Phoenix Arts Centre Exeter,
The Future Sound Of Exeter Presents: The 3 Daft Monkeys! and The Stark adders, with the Pyrates! Tickets are £10 and can be purchased from the phoenix: 01392 667080

Fri, Dec 5th 2008 Anchor Inn, Starcross,
For booking info call 01626 891203

Sat, Dec 6th 2008 The Hub Exeter,
NBI benefit gig with live music from a number of acts including Melosa, Pyrates, De Tor and a range of DJs including the Squeeze and NONME.

Thu, Mar 5th 2009 Firestone, Exeter, 
Pirate Fancy Dress Night!

Wed, Mar 11th 2009 Havana, Exeter,

Tues, Mar 17th 2009 Bowling Green, Exeter, 
St Patricks Day Special!

Sat, Mar 28th 2009 Anchor Inn, Starcross,

Sat, Apr 4th 2009 Havana, Exeter,

Sat, Apr 18th 2009 Drewe Arms, Drewsteignton.

Fri, Apr 24th 2009 Bowling Green, Exeter,

Sun, Apr 26th 2009 Royal Standard, Shaldon,

Sat, May 2nd 2009 Bullers Arms, Brixham, 
Us lot be playing the saturday night of the Brixham Bucaneers pirate weekend!

Sun, May 3rd 2009 The Quay, World Record Attempt Brixham,
We are setting the world record for most people dressed as pirates in one place! we will be playing music on the quay from around midday!
(as a footnote we set the Guinness world record in 2009 - 'Biggest Gathering of Pirates' - 1378 Pirates on 3rd May. )

Fri, May 22nd 2009 ScurvyScum - Fort Widley Portsmouth, Hampshire
Arr, Be the first Scurvyscum event!

Sat, May 23rd 2009 Lulworth Castle & Park East Lulworth, Dorset
Lulworth Pirate Festival 2009!!
Pike And Shot Tour & Event Company
We will be playing in the Weld Arms, Just outside the castle gates!

Sun, May 24th 2009 Lulworth Castle & Park, East Lulworth, Dorset
Lulworth Pirate Festival 2009!!
Pike And Shot Tour & Event Company
Rum Tasting - in the gatehouse!

Sat, Jun 6th 2009 Christ Church, Bristol, Gloucestershire
Macmillan Cancer Research Charity Show, Please give us all yer loot!

Sat, Jun 13th 2009 Manor Folk Moot, Coalville, Leicestershire
Us pyrates! be playing an all day folk festival! more details and website ta follow soons!

Sun, Jun 14th 2009 Lynmouth Music Festival -
Crown Stage Lynton and Lynmouth,
All Weekend Music Festival In Sunny North Devon!

Sat, Jun 20th 2009 The Ship Inn, Teignmouth,
Us pyrates be playing at the Teignmouth folk Festival

Sat, Jun 27th 2009 Summer Feté - Montgomery Primary School, Exeter,
We are playing a 45 minute set a Master Gunner Samwises old school!

Sat, Jul 11th 2009 Havana, Exeter,

Sun, Jul 12th 2009 Beach Live! 2009 Weymouth, Dorset
Part of the Spirit Of The Sea Festival which runs 4th-12th july!

Sat, Jul 18th 2009 Exeter Castle Exeter,
Charity Folk Fest - with us lot, Spin2 and Grandmas living room

Sat, Jul 18th 2009 Private Party Na,

Sun, Jul 19th 2009 Grenville house - Brixham
Tales Of The Sea Brixham College Creativity Festival

Sat, Jul 25th 2009 Sheldon Open Stage Exeter,
Lineup: Dunsford Amateur Dramatic Society, Chabote Voicemale, Teignmouth Jazz Machine, Exmouth Shantymen, Kit & Caboodle, Pyrates! Sue & Trevor
(Was sadly cancelled due to terrible weather)

Fri, Jul 31st 2009 Kendal Calling 09 - Festival, Hackthorpe,
Us Pyrates! be playing the Kaylied Stage on tha friday night! Lineup: * Tarras * Pyrates! * Samsa * Clay Faces * Rosie Doonan * Bill Lloyd * Anna-Louisa * Fells Angels * Mickey P Kerr

Sun, Aug 2nd 2009 Bearded Benefit, Nuneaton, Warwickshire
The Bearded Benefit show is to raise funds for bearded theory featuring:
Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs
Dan Donnolly
Greenman Rising

Thu, Aug 6th 2009 Sidmouth Folk Festival - Anchor Inn Sidmouth,
Us Pyrates be playing at our favourite pub again this year!

Thu, Aug 20th 2009 The Night Before III - The Prospect Inn, Exeter,
The Night before III! The night before Beautiful days! - Supporting Hobo Jones!

Sat, Aug 29th 2009 Bullers Arms Brixham,

Sun, Aug 30th 2009 Watchet Music Festival Watchet, Somerset
Running from friday evening, we are playing on the sunday night:

A family friendly festival with amazing views of the west somerset coast line and beyond, on site camping, 2 stages, Open mic tent,Something else tea tent,Food Court,workshops,Real ale and Cider bar,Kids corner,local Battle of the Bands final,on site parking over 25 live acts....

Line up includes:

3 Daft Monkeys, The Men They Couldnt Hang, The Wurzels, Dynamos Rhythm Aces, Soul Jacker, SunFish, Los Albertos, Big Red Ass, The Reoffenders, Trouble and Mischief, Jack2Jack, Greenman Rising, Rough Justice, Rogue Minogue, Thinker, Meatloaf Mayhem, Rock the Country, Suger Daddy, Mr Bojangel Moustache, 80 Degrees, Chill Ax, Jam Factory, Tree Frogs..

Fri, Sep 4th 2009 Bimble Bandada, Dorset
The Bimble Bandada! returns for its second year in a new secret location in Dorset on the 4th - 6th September with all its usual fun, frolics and fandango.

Fri, Sep 18th 2009 London Pirate Festival - Wiltons Music Hall London, Pyrates are playing the opening night of the London Pirate Festival - Running order decided on the night, so best ye show up early!

Fri, Sep 18th 2009 Private Party Na,

Sat, Sep 19th 2009 Bowling Green Exeter,
Talk Like a Pirate Day Special Show!

Fri, Sep 25th 2009 ScurvyScum - Fort Widley Portsmouth, Hampshire
Scurvy Scum run their 2nd event in Fort widly! - us lot will be playing music and generally joining in!

Sat, Sep 26th 2009 ScurvyScum - Fort Widley Portsmouth, Hampshire

Tue, Sep 29th 2009 Falmouth University Penryn, Cornwall
Pirate Freshers night! - ID Required!

Sat, Oct 3rd 2009 Havana Exeter,

Sat, Oct 24th 2009 Fox and Hounds Wroughton, Wiltshire

Sat, Oct 31st 2009 Pirate Castle - Halloween Party London,
The Pirate Castle's Halloween party, click here for the poster and more information

Sat, Nov 7th 2009 Bowling Green Exeter,

Sat, Nov 23rd 2009 Lömpe Klompe -Bergeijk, Netherlands
Pyrates! Be once again on the loose in the Netherlands!

Sat, Nov 28th 2009 Royal Standard Shaldon,

Fri, Dec 4th 2009 Anchor Inn Starcross, Pyrates! return to the Anchor Inn for a night of pirate entertainment and food!

Sat, Dec 5th 2009 Phoenix Arts Centre Exeter,
Supporting 3 Daft Monkeys!

Sun, Jan 17th 2010 Private Party Na,

Wednesday, Mar 17th 2010 Bowling Green Exeter, 

St Patricks Day Party!

Come Watch us bugger up all your favourite Irish numbers!
And drink all the guinness!

Sat, Mar 20th 2010 Bullers Arms Brixham,

Mon, Mar 22nd 2010 Private Party Na,

Fri, Mar 26th 2010 NOLA Pyrate Week! New Orleans, Louisiana
From March 26 thru April 4 (2010) the citizens of New Orleans celebrate NOLA PYRATE WEEK
10 days of swashbuckling, art, music, food, events and general camaraderie among the Pyrates of New Orleans - past & present - and their mates from around the globe!

We'll be performing Daytime shows in the Funky Pirate

Sat, Mar 27th 2010 NOLA Pyrate Week! New Orleans, Louisiana
Performing at the funky pirate from 4pm - 8pm

Sat, Mar 27th 2010, New Orleans
Daytime show at the French Market in New Orleans

Sun, Mar 28th 2010 NOLA Pyrate Week! New Orleans, Louisiana
Performing at the funky pirate from 4pm - 8pm

Sun, Mar 28th 2010 New Orleans,
Daytime show at the French Market In New Orleans

Mon, Mar 29th 2010 NOLA Pyrate Week! New Orleans, Louisiana
Performing at the funky pirate from 4pm - 8pm

Tue, Mar 30th 2010 NOLA Pyrate Week! New Orleans, Louisiana
Performing at the funky pirate from 4pm - 8pm

Wed, Mar 31st 2010 NOLA Pyrate Week! New Orleans, Louisiana
Performing at the funky pirate from 4pm - 8pm

Thu, Apr 1st 2010 NOLA Pyrate Week! New Orleans, Louisiana
Performing at the funky pirate from 4pm - 8pm

Fri, Apr 2nd 2010 NOLA Pyrate Week! New Orleans, Louisiana
Performing at the funky pirate from 4pm - 8pm

Sat, Apr 3rd 2010 NOLA Pyrate Week! New Orleans, Louisiana
Performing at the funky pirate from 4pm - 8pm

Sun, Apr 4th 2010 Hi Ho Lounge, New Orleans
Performing at the Hi-ho lounge New Orleans.

Sun, Apr 4th 2010 NOLA Pyrate Week! New Orleans, Louisiana
Performing at the funky pirate from 4pm - 8pm

Mon, Apr 5th 2010 The Avenue Pub, New Orleans,
Unplugged at the Avenue pub, on St Charles Street, New Orleans

Sat, May 1st 2010 Bullers Arms, Brixham, 
Us lot be playing a major show here at the bullers arms over the brixham bucaneers pirate festival, Be sure to come back the next day for the world record attempt!

Sun, May 2nd 2010 The Quay, World Record Attempt, Brixham,
Tis On Brixham Quayside
Us pyrates be playing down at tha old fish market while ye all get ready fer the world record attempt!

it was great fun last year, an we had the record, till them scurvydogs from portland stole it from us, Come down and help us take it back!
(as a footnote we set the Guinness world record in 2010 - 'Biggest Gathering of Pirates' - 1744 Pirates on 2nd May. )

Fri, May 7th 2010 Ropemakers, Bridport, Dorset

Sat, May 8th 2010 Bowling Green, Exeter,

Sun, May 9th 2010 Raglan Arms, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Sat, May 15th 2010 Bearded Theory Festival, Ashbourne, Derbyshire
We are happy to announce that we are playing Bearded Theory 2010!

Note The Change of Day And Stage!

We are on the Beard Top Stage!

Ticket sales: 0843 2081836

Sun, May 16th 2010 Something Else Tea Tent, variable,
Pyrates! be playing at The Something Else Tea Tent at bearded theory on Sunday Evening from around 7:30, come dressed as yer favourite buccaneer!

Mon, May 17th 2010 Sharksfin Mevagissey, Cornwall
Us Pirates be returnin ta Cornwall for ta finally play in mevagissey!
So bring yer best parrot mearties!

Fri, May 21st 2010 Ritz Acoustic (UK), Burnham-On-Sea,

Fri, May 28th 2010 ScurvyScumPirate Festival - Mount Edgecombe
Scurvy Scum Hosts their first event at Mount Edgecombe, come and join in for a weekend of pirate antics!

Sat, May 29th 2010 ScurvyScum,
ScurvyScum Day 2
Misc daytime busking and Evening performance

Sun, May 30th 2010 ScurvyScum,
ScurvyScum Day 3
Misc daytime busking and Evening performance

Sat, Jun 19th 2010 Teignmouth Folk Festival,
Us pirates are lucky enough ta have been asked back to The Teignmouth folk Festival!
We'll be performing on the triangle stage!

Fri, Jun 25th 2010 Anchor Inn, Starcross,
Us pyrates be playing tha Anchor Inn Christmas Party, June is a much better time ta have it!

Sat, Jun 26th 2010 The Old Firehouse, Exeter,
Ten2Ten Promotions have graciously stepped in to replace our cancelled gig at crawley folk festival!

Free Entry before 8pm - £1 afterwards,
Bar is open till 3am and food is on till 2am

Bottles of house wine £6, sadly they won t let you buy bottles of rum in one go...

Great selection of real ales and ciders!
R.O.A.R - so leave the real weapons at home me earties!

Sat, Jul 31st 2010 The Old Firehouse, Exeter,
Us Pyrates! return to The Old Firehouse, twice in 2 months! Glory be Mateys!

Sat, Jul 31st 2010 Private Party Na,

Sun, Aug 7th 2010 Hastings Old Town Pirate Day,
Pyrates! be setting sail fer Hastings Old Town Pirate Day this august, we be playing 2 shows one at 11am-12:30 and the other at 3pm-4:30.

World record attempt be at the lifeboat station at 1pm

...more information at
(as a footnote we set the Guinness world record in 2010 - 'Biggest Gathering of Pirates' - 6166 Pirates on 7th August. )

Sat, Aug 14th 2010 SeaSwansea,
We be playing 2 sets per day during SeaSwansea!
First set be at noon and the other one be at the strike o three!

Sun, Aug 15th 2010 SeaSwansea,
We be playing 2 sets per day during SeaSwansea!
First set be at noon and the other one be at the strike o three!

Sat, Aug 28th 2010 Bowling Green, Exeter

Sun, Aug 29th 2010 Watchet Music Festival,
Us pyrates! be on stage at 16:30, fer an hour, complete with dancing wenches :)
We will also be appearing at the Something else tea tent at 19:00 ish!

Mon, Aug 30th 2010 The White Hart Inn, Chilton Polden

Sat, Sep 4th 2010 Burnham-On-Sea Folk Festival,
Us pyrates be booked to play the Fifth annual Burnham-On-Sea Music Festival

We be playing at The Railway, College Street, from nine thirty!

Sun, Nov 21st 2010 New Theatre Royale, Portsmouth,
Us Pyrates! be playin An Evening with Bemis
Sun 21 November at 7.30pm

An evening with some of the best Folk Festival acts in the UK, including Portsmouths very own stars Bemis.

Also featured on this amazing bill are Swill and Paul from regular festival headliners The Men They Couldn’t Hang.
Pyrates! will bring their songs of the sea, bawdy ballads, Irish ditties, sea shanties, drinking songs and a-cappella folk tunes along with Hobo Jones and The Junkyard Dogs,
whose tongue-in-cheek comedy, Rock n Roll Skiffle and Skunk Rock are sure fire hits with any audience.