Canal Events & Festivals 2016 - 2017

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Burnley Canal Festival : Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Burnley Canal Festival

Burnley Canal Festival. Join us in Burnley East Lancashire for a celebration of canal and town heritage. Free events, canoe taster sessions, best decorated boat competition, canal film festival, family fun and much more. All welcome. See you there!

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02 Oct 2016
Banbury Canal Day : Oxford Canal

Banbury Canal Day

Banbury Canal Day has grown from a small provincial event to one that attracts boaters, crafters, 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.

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04 Nov - 06 Nov 2016
BCNS Rally 2016 : BCN Old Main Line

BCNS Rally 2016

This year we are having an end of season rally at Titford Pumphouse, rather than a bonfire rally. Real ale, live music and food - a good weekend out. The Society AGM will be on the Friday evening. If you are coming by boat, you will need an entry form, which you can download on this link. If you are coming by any other means, just turn up. If you need more information, contact Dave Dent by email from this link or by phoning him on 07774 605336.

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02 Jun - 04 Jun 2017
Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show 2017 : River Thames

Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show 2017

BEALE PARK BOAT & OUTDOOR SHOW 2017 JUNE 2, JUNE 3 & JUNE 4 10AM-6PM FRIDAY & SATURDAY, 10AM-5PM SUNDAY BEALE PARK, LOWER BASILDON, READING, BERKSHIRE RG8 9NW “BRITAIN’S MOST RELAXED BOAT SHOW…” Classic Boat magazine ENJOY A WEEKEND OF ‘SIMPLY MESSING ABOUT IN BOATS’

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Braunston & Historic Narrowboat : Grand Union Canal

Braunston & Historic Narrowboat Rally & Canal Festival

This is the 14th of our hugely popular working narrowboats rally - the UK's largest! Well over 80 historic boats gather and take part in parades with commentary - stirring stuff! There is a real ale beer tent, exhibitors, traders & waterways artists, an open air Songs of Praise church service on Sunday, live music from bands & groups, Morris dancing, fast food, boat horse demonstrations, a theatrical presentation Admittance is free but if you bring your car there is a parking fee of £10.

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Bristol Harbour Festival : Bristol Harbourside, Kennet & Avon Canal

Bristol Harbour Festival

Bristol Harbour Festival will take place on 14-16 July. If you are a fan of arts, circus, dance, music, boats, nautical capers, good food and drink and general enjoyment - make sure you put that weekend in your diary. The Harbour Festival is one of the UK's largest public events and a chance for the city to showcase its rich musical and performance roots. Over 250,000 festival fans head down to the historic waterfront to party, dance and relax.

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12 Aug - 13 Aug 2017
Blisworth Canal Festival : Grand Union Canal

Blisworth Canal Festival

Blisworth Canal Festival spreads up from the atmospheric waterfront with its line of colourful trade boats and trip boats into 8 other nearby village venues. Come and see for yourself why tens of thousands of visitors flock to Blisworth each year to enjoy the event. It is now a major County and Canal event and the largest and most successful that we know of organised solely by volunteers from a small village community. *FREE MOORING *FREE PARKING *FREE ENTRY *FREE WALKS & TALKS

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03 Sep 2017
Angel Canal Festival : Regents Canal

Angel Canal Festival

This annual one-day festival is based around the City Road Lock, Basin and towpath alongside the Regents Canal, also local streets and a park, in Islington, North London.

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