Set within the famed Clan Jetties enclave and strategically located in the heart of Chew Jetty, Folklore by the Sea is where live theatrical shows take place daily. The Clan Jetties are built on stilts over the sea and are a cherished and conserved element of George Town’s cultural heritage legacy. At Folklore by the Sea, thoughtfully curated live dramas as well as interesting storytelling shows are performed to take the audience back in time to the old days of the dwellers’ simple lives at the jetties where the sea was their main source of sustenance. Aimed to preserve and promote its heritage, arts and culture, Folklore by the Sea aspires to continue passing down the legacy to its ensuing generations as well as offer visitors an opportunity to learn and appreciate it. Visitors who are keen to know more about the Clan Jetties can also book a boat ride that cruises along the frontage of the jetties. The boat ride offers a mesmerising sunset view of the different Clan Jetties and the Penang Bridge.
The audience will be taken back in time to the old days when ancestor of Chew Jetty had simpler lives and the sea provided a source of sustenance at Clan Jetties.
Story telling - "Our Clan Jetties"
Only Mon to Wed @ 1.30pm
Price: RM18 ( Adult)
RM10 ( Child aged 3 to 12)
Live Show /Drama - "Our Clan Jetties"
Daily @ 3pm & 6pm
Price: RM35 (Adult)
RM18 ( Child aged 3 to 12)
Story Telling - "My Chew Jetty"
Daily @ 4pm
Price: RM5 (applied to all categories)
Special group arrangement at different schedule requires advance
booking. The audience may contact us at
+6011-6246 2884/ +6014-226 9549
59A, Chew Jetty, Pengkalan Weld, 10300 George Town, Penang