Canal Events & Festivals 2018 - 2019

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Skipton Waterway Festival : Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Skipton Waterway Festival

May Bank Holiday weekend 4th to 6th May 2019??? Skipton's annual Waterway Festival takes place around Skipton and on the Canal Basin (off Coach Street). The event runs over the whole weekend and will be opened by the Mayor of Skipton Town. Dozens of narrowboats and other craft will line the Basin and the surrounding towpaths - all themed to help celebrate the Canal's landmark anniversary - and there will be a full programme of entertainment throughout each of the three days. Entry to the Festival is free. Once again, this year's Festival is benefiting from financial support from the Skipton BID!

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06 Jul - 07 Jul 2019
Stratford-upon-Avon River Festival : River Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon River Festival

As every year, the two-day FREE celebration for all the family is organised by Stratforward - Stratford-upon-Avon's Business Improvement District, which represents over 465 town centre shops, cafes, restaurants and other businesses. Since it was established the Stratford River Festival has grown to become one of the region’s leading free festivals.

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27 Jul 2019
Linslade Canal Festival : Grand Union Canal

Linslade Canal Festival

Tiddenfoot Waterside Park. Why not come along and join the thousands of visitors who enjoy the unique atmosphere of this popular one day event. From rural craft demonstrations, colourful narrow boats and numerous handcraft stalls selling products from cheese, ceramics and plants to activities and entertainment – there is plenty to interest visitors of all ages.

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15 Aug - 18 Aug 2019
Green Man Festival : Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal

Green Man Festival

The Brecon Beacons is one of the most inspiring locations in the world. Surrounded by miles and miles of mountains, forests, waterfalls and rivers, the Settlement is your opportunity to make the most of Green Man’s magical surroundings.

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24 Aug - 25 Aug 2019
Burnley Canal Festival : Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Burnley Canal Festival

Burnley Canal Festival. Music, dance, performance and spectacle, fun fair, food, workshops, craft stalls and waterborne activities will all be back to take you on a trail of magic and discovery through Burnley’s unique canal side environment and heritage.

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24 Aug - 26 Aug 2019
IWA Festival of Water 2019, Waltham Abbey : Erewash Canal

IWA Festival of Water 2019, Waltham Abbey

Book now for 2019, Waltham Abbey Boat, campsite and trader booking forms are now available for next year's IWA Festival of Water, which will bring boaters and visitors to the Lee Navigation at Waltham Abbey 24th - 26th August 2019.

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26 Aug - 01 Sep 2019
Kirkintilloch Canal Festival : Kirkintilloch, Forth & Clyde Canal

Kirkintilloch Canal Festival

This year’s Kirkintilloch Canal Festival will run from Monday 26th August to Sunday 1st September 2019 and we are delighted to offer the most diverse programme of events ever! Experience educational aspects that the canal can offer as well as the entertainment and excitement of Saturday night’s firework display and Sunday’s fun packed gala. The Kirkintilloch Town Hall will remain OPEN throughout the week.

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Oxford Canal Festival : Oxford

Oxford Canal Festival

Oxford Canal Festival Saturday September 7 2019???, 12-6pm Canalside fun with a watery theme. Live music, food and drink, dog show, canal art and crafts, walks, talks and films, children’s entertainment, fairground rides, Canal Olympics, boat trips and more. FREE. Part of Oxford Open Doors weekend. Aristotle Lane Recreation Ground and along the canal.

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21 Sep - 22 Sep 2019
Huddlesford Heritage Gathering : Birmingham & Fazeley Canal

Huddlesford Heritage Gathering

Huddlesford Heritage Gathering 2019 Hosted by Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust 21 Sep – 22 Sep 2019 Huddlesford Junction Our biennial gathering of Historic Boats, Floating Traders, Private Boats, and Classic Vehicles, with exhibitors and displays on the field.

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