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04 Oct 2015
Banbury Canal Day : Oxford Canal
Banbury Canal Day
Banbury Canal Day has grown from a small provincial event to one that attracts boaters, crafts, traders and visitors from all over the country. The main thrust of the day has to be the canal itself, with commercial boats booked in and water taxis to move visitors around the site. more information
17 Oct - 18 Oct 2015
Stourbridge Navigation Trust : Stourbridge Canal
Stourbridge Navigation Trust Open Weekend - Bonded Warehouse
Annual Open Weekend
Stourbridge Navigation Trust Open Weekend October 17th & 18th 2015.
This year the Trust will be the 32nd annual Open Weekend. The event which runs from 10 am until 5 pm on both days will attract well over one hundred boats which will be moored along the historic Stourbridge Canal.
There is free admission to the site and there are a number of attractions which include classic vehicles, traction engines, amusements, canal boat trips, fairground organs and a craft fair in the Bonded Warehouse.more information
30 Oct - 31 Oct 2015
BCNS Bonfire Rally : BCN Old Main Line
BCNS Bonfire Rally 2015
Join in the Bonfire Rally at the Engine Arm Junction, at the top of Smethwick locks.
The bonfire and firework display starts around 19:00 on Saturday 31.
If you are not coming by boat, head to Smethwick Enterprise Centre, Rolfe Street, Smethwick B66 2AR. It is only a hundred yards or so from Smethwick Rolfe Street station.more information
30 Apr - 02 May 2016
Canalway Cavalcade, Little Venice, London : Regent's Canal
Canalway Cavalcade, Little Venice, London
Canalway Cavalcade is a major event organised by IWA each year since 1983. It takes place over the early May Bank Holiday weekend, and combines a boat rally with a trade show and a wide range of activities and entertainments, and claims the title of London's premier waterway event.more information
21 May - 22 May 2016
Rickmansworth Canal Festival : Grand Union Canal
Rickmansworth Canal Festival
The Rickmansworth Festival takes place on the third weekend of May every year and celebrates canals, the community and the environment. The 23rd Festival, the highlight of the town’s annual calendar and the finale of Rickmansworth Week, will be held on the 21st and 22nd May 2016.
The top attraction for many is the wonderful array of canal boats from across the country - a terrific spectacle, with at least 100 craft of many types and histories moored along the towpath up to four deep. But there are things to do, see and enjoy whatever your interests, and whatever your age.more information
21 May - 22 May 2016
Moira Canal Festival : Ashby Canal
Moira Canal Festival - on the restored Ashby Canal
The Moira Canal Festival is a family event held every year on the restored section of the Ashby Canal, at the historic Moira Furnace Museum, on the North West Leicestershire and South Derbyshire border. It aims to raise awareness of, and money for, the restoration, extension and maintenance of the Ashby Canal.more information
03 Jun - 05 Jun 2016
Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show 2016 : River Thames
Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show 2016
Beale Park, The Lake, Lower Basildon, Reading, West Berkshire RG8 9NW A lively three days of boating & fun!
See the widest range of boats in one place, all set around a beautiful lake beside the River Thames.
Enjoy family days out lazing by the lake in the sun. Family camping, glamping & Thames side mooring available.
New features for 2016 to be announced shortly!more information
Leicester Riverside Festival : River Soar
Leicester Riverside Festival
Leicester Riverside Festival is a lively weekend of activities for the whole family at Castle Gardens, Bede Park, Mile Straight & Western Boulevard.
Sponsored by local housing provider Riverside, and supported by Westcotes Ward Community Meeting, this popular festival offers boat trips, live music, a variety of food stalls from around the world, displays and an exciting choice of activities for all ages, making it a fun packed weekend!more information
17 Jun - 19 Jun 2016
Middlewich Folk & Boat Festival : Trent & Mersey Canal
Middlewich Folk & Boat Festival
From 17th – 19th June 2016
As in previous years, we will be offering an inviting selection of Main stage and Fringe music in various venues around the town, backed up by the colourful array of Narrow Boats along the canal. We are also proud to continue our tradition of Morris Dancing displays, a Celidh night, stalls, workshops and celebration of the rich heritage of Middlewich.more information
02 Jul - 03 Jul 2016
Stratford-upon-Avon River Festival : River Avon
Stratford-upon-Avon River Festival
Stratford River Festival. For a weekend in the summer, come and enjoy free family fun in Stratford-upon-Avon with music, narrow boats on the River Avon, craft and food stalls, family zone, charity stalls, illuminated boat parade and spectacular fireworks...more information
23 Jul - 24 Jul 2016
Blackburn Canal Festival : Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Leeds Liverpool Canal Bicentenary 2016
Blackburn’s forth ever canal festival which boasts to be bigger and
better, will be held at Eanam Wharf on
Saturday and Sunday 23rd - 24th July 2016.
The family fun weekend celebrating the history of the Leeds Liverpoolmore information
13 Aug - 14 Aug 2016
Blisworth Canal Festival : Grand Union Canal
Blisworth Canal Festival
Blisworth’s waterfront will be full of trade boats and stalls selling everything from cheese to boat oil with 2 trip boats operating both days. The Playboat ‘Funion Bargee’ will also be moored and providing free play sessions.
*FREE MOORING *FREE PARKING *FREE ENTRY *FREE WALKS & TALKSmore information