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Events of 2010

Waterway Events of 2010

DatesEventDescription
Friday 8th to Sunday 17th January 2010London Boat ShowHeld at ExCeL in London's Docklands . A huge display of boats and boating equipment and services, including some exhibitors concentrating on inland waterways.
Sunday 31st January to Friday 26th February 2010 Art exhibition by Michele Field John Radcliff Hospital Headington Oxford Exhibition located on level 2 www.britishartists.co.uk/michele_field
Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th February 2010Ownerships show at Braunston MarinaCraft and Trade stands, music and a chance to see the Ownerships share boats and to talk to owners,
Saturday 13th February 2010Where the Working Boats WentA Celebration of 250 Years of British Canals in Drama and Song, at the Cheltenham Folk Festival, Cheltenham Town Hall in the 10.30am - for details see http://www.lifeandtimes.info/
Tuesday 23rd to Sunday 28th February 2010The Boat & Caravan ShowPreviously called the National Boat, Caravan & Outdoor Show, this exhibition is held at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. Includes canal and river boat related stands.
Sunday 28th February to Friday 26th March 2010Art exhibition by Michele FieldChurchill Hospital, – Headington Oxford Exhibition located in South Street Corridor www.britishartists.co.uk/michele_field
Friday 19th to Sunday 21st March 2010British Leisure ShowHeld at Windsor Racecourse.
Saturday 1st to Monday 3rd May 2010Canalway CavalcadeOrganised by IWA Festivals at Little Venice - telephone 07753 635006
Saturday 15th to Sunday 16th May 2010Rickmansworth FestivalOrganised by the Rickmansworth Waterways Trust this event traditional Canal Festival also has three live music stages, environment exhibitions, guest speakers on canal history and local wildlife. Held at the Aquadrome, between Batchworth and Stockers Locks on Grand Union Canal, Rickmansworth, Herts. More Information atwww.rwt.org.uk/festival2010.html
Saturday 29th to Monday 31st May 2010IWA National Trailboat FestivalThis Welsh Waterways Festival will be held at Newport on the Monmouthshire Canal
Saturday 29th to Monday 31st May 2010Crick Boat ShowAt Crick Marina, Northamptonshire, on the Grand Union Leicestershire Section. A major inlandwaterways show afloat and on shore.
Saturday 26th to Sunday 27th June 2010The Guild of Waterway Artists at the Braunston Historic Boat RallyThe Guild are exhibiting at the Braunston Historic Boat Rally again this year with many artists’ work on display and for sale in their special marquee. Guild Website: www.waterwayartists.org.uk
Saturday 17th to Sunday 18th July 2010Thames Traditional Boat RallyHeld at Fawley Meadows, Henley on Thames. A huge two day display of the very finest traditional boats whose owners have cherished and restored them to all their former glory.
Sunday 1st to Sunday 29th August 2010Art Exhibition Audlem MillArt Exhibition by Sylvia Hankin "Artist On The Waterways" to be held on the Shropshire Union Canal. Original paintings and prints of the UK waterways will be on sale.
Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st August 2010Kidderminster Canal FestivalA range of attractions will be centred around the canal at Weavers Wharf and beyond to celebrate the town’s canal and help to bring it to life. For more details see www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk/cms/non-lgnl-pages/planning-and-regulatory-servic/regeneration/kidderminster-canal-festival.aspx
Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd August 2010The Folly Folk n Boat n Beer WeekendA charity event at The Folly, Napton-on-the-Hill, Warks. It is a free event with donations being accepted. On the Saturday evening (21st) at approx. 7:00pm you can hear Life & Times performing songs from our canal show 'Where Thw Working Boats Went'. For more information see www.follyfolk.co.uk.
Saturday 28th to Monday 30th August 2010IWA National Festival & Boat ShowOrganised by IWA Festivals. The Inland Waterways Association National Festival is being held at Beale Park on the River Thames. Hundreds of boats and caravans will be on site and the extensive stands, entertainments and exhibits make this the largest inland boating event in the world - More information at www.waterways.org.uk
Saturday 4th to Sunday 5th September 2010Maesbury '10 Canal FestivalAt Canal Central, Maesbury Marsh, Oswestry SY10 8JG (on the Montgomery Canal. A great day out for all the family including narrowboats, crafts, competitions, childrens entertainment, great food and drink, live music, steam railway, landrover exhibition, etc. See www.canalfestival.co.uk
Monday 1st to Monday 29th November 2010Art exhibition by Michele Field Venue - Oxford Town Hall www.britishartists.co.uk/michele_field
Sunday 7th November 2010Where the Working Boats WentLife & Times 250-years-of-the-canals show. Abbots Langley Community Centre www.abbotslangleycommunitycentre.co.uk, 3:00pm, supported by Friends Of Dick's Folly www.wshertsnarrowboat.org.uk. Tickets £8. No bar but tea and coffe available.
Monday 29th November to Tuesday 28th December 2010Three Waterway ArtistsSylvia Hankin, Sarah Pressland & Michele Field Art display of paintings on level 2 corridor at the John Radcliff Hospital Headington, Oxford. Ideal for xmas gifts www.waterwayartists.org.uk
Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd May 2010Loughborough Canal and Boat FestivalOn the canal off Bridge St Loughborough, 10.30am -5.00pm both days. Free admission and over 100 stalls and attractions in this our thirteenth year! All contact details are on our new website at:WWW>loughboroughcanalfestival.co.uk

 

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