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Archbishop of York to disembark at Hull Marina

ON SATURDAY May 13, 2017, the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, will disembark at Hull Marina, owned and operated by British Waterways Marinas Ltd (BWML), before bestowing minster status on Hull’s 700-year-old, Holy...

Sunshine success for Boat Share Show

BUSINESS boomed in the spring sunshine at this year’s National Boat Share Show held at Braunston Marina last weekend (April 22-23). There were 15 boats for visitors to view and get on board.  Most...

Waterway Tales at Little Venice

THE theme of this year’s Canalway Cavalcade is Waterway Tales. Organised entirely by the Inland Waterways Association’s (IWA) volunteers annually for over 30 years and situated at the junction of the Regent’s and Grand...

Boats, cars and ducks at Droitwich

THE 2017 St Richard’s Canal Festival at Vines Park, Droitwich will be even more canal-based this year. Organised by the Worcester-Birmingham & Droitwich Canals Society, with help from Wychavon District Council and Droitwich Town...

Kennet across the Mersey

LEEDS & Liverpool short boat Kennet returned to Liverpool this week having spent the winter at the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port, writes Colin Wareing. Built as a cargo carrying vessel, she is...

Win tickets to Crick Boat Show!

Towpath Talk has 15 pairs of adult tickets for the 2017 Crick Boat Show & Waterways Festival (27-29 May), to give-away to readers. The UK’s biggest inland waterways festival takes place at Crick Marina,...

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