Category: What’s On

Giant Water Rat seen at Boat Club Regatta!

A GIANT water rat has been spotted at South Pennine Boat Club in Mirfield, but this particular rat is no threat to local residents. Mr Battye Rat aka  Club Commodore Jerry Holland  is heading...

Walk and talk at Bingley

A TALK on canal history will feature on one of four walks organised for the first Bingley Walking Festival in West Yorkshire, on Monday, May 1. The talk will centre on the Five Rise...

Burton Waters Boating Festival is back

NEW and used boats will be on display during the annual Burton Waters Boating Festival on Saturday April 29 from 12noon-5pm. Among the boats on show will be models from Jeanneau including thestylish NC9,...

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...

Cruise the Giant’s staircase

CHESTERFIELD Canal Trust are taking one-way trips on Hugh Henshall on Friday April 28, from Shireoaks to Kiveton Park and Saturday April 29 from Kiveton Parks to Shireoaks. These one way trips leave at...

Canoe trail trip

A NEW canoe trail along the Hebble and Calder Navigation in West Yorkshire, will be promoted by a special family event on Saturday, April 29. Young and not so young will take a five-mile...

Easter workshop magic for young people

CHESHIRE’S Lion Salt Works Museum on the Trent & Mersey canal near Northwich, invites would-be young magicians (aged 7-18 years old to join them for a ‘Magic of Easter’ workshop on Easter Sunday, April...

Canals of Old England

CANALS of Old England is an exciting new musical show for the stage by emerging playwright and musician Phil Underwood. It tells the story – through music, poetry and narrative – of the Golden Age...

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