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What’s on in August

PUBLISHED: 14:10 05 August 2013 | UPDATED: 14:10 05 August 2013

Don't Shoot the Messenger - Mikron Theatre (Copyright Chris Turner at Enjoy Photography)

Don't Shoot the Messenger - Mikron Theatre (Copyright Chris Turner at Enjoy Photography)

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Dates for your diary

Until 10 Sat Derbys: WRG Cromford Canal camp waterways.org.uk

Until 10 Sat Wilts: WRG Cotswold Canal camp waterways.org.uk

Until 11 Aug London: The Three Pigs and the Wolf at The Puppet Barge at Richmond-upon-Thames puppetbarge.com

Until 30 Fri Bucks: Michele Field art at Rowan Garden Centre, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles saa.co.uk/art/michele

7 Wed Herts: I Love Mammals canal boat ride in Lee Valley Country Park, 10am-3pm, book on 01992 462 085

7 Wed Cheshire: Circusology at the Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich canalrivertrust.org.uk

7 Wed Glos: Animals on the Waterways, 10.30am-5pm at Gloucester Waterways Museum canalrivertrust.org.uk

7 Wed London: London Lost “Rewind” at the Floating Cinema floatingcinema.info

7 Wed Derbys: Day trip from Tapton Lock 01246 551035 chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk

8 Thu Northants: Funday at the Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne, 11am-3pm louise.stockwin@canalrivertrust.org.uk

9 Fri Yorks: Evening work party on the Leeds & Liverpool, 6pm at Office Lock, Leeds city centre 07980 953880 elaine.scott@waterways.org.uk

9-10 London: The Horror Weekender at the Floating Cinema floatingcinema.info

10-11 Notts: Boat trips from Drakeholes 07925 851569 chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk

10-11 Northants: Blisworth Canal Festival, 11am-5pm blisworthcanalfestival.co.uk

10-11 Northants: The Cheese Boat is at the Blisworth Canal Festival thecheeseboat.co.uk

10-11 London: St Pancras Cruising Club Olympic Park cruise theoldmainline@fastmail.fm

10-17 Glos: Cranes and Bridges at the Gloucester Waterways Museum canalrivertrust.org.uk

10-11 Derbys: The Borders Cheese Boat moors up at Shardlow bcc1.vortext.org

10-17 Derbys: WRG Cromford Canal camp waterways.org.uk

10-17 Wilts: WRG Cotswold Canal camp waterways.org.uk

11 Sun Cheshire: Horses at work at National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port, 10am-5pm canalrivertrust.org.uk

11 Sun Yorks: Standedge falconry day, 11am-4pm at Waters Road, Marsden canalrivertrust.org.uk

11 Sun Derbys: Boat trips from Tapton Lock 01246 551035 chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk

11 Sun Staffs: Himalayan balsam pulling party, 10am-3pm at Consall Nature Park, Consall Forge 07710 054848 bobluscombe@btinternet.com

13 Tue Sussex: Pirates and Princesses cruise from Loxwood weyandarun.co.uk

14 Wed Glos: Let’s get bridge building, 10.30am-5pm at Gloucester Waterways Museum canalrivertrust.org.uk

14 Aug-1 Sep London: The Hare and the Tortoise at The Puppet Barge at Richmond-upon-Thames puppetbarge.com

15 Thu Northants: Funday at the Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne, 11am-3pm louise.stockwin@canalrivertrust.org.uk

15 Thu London: London’s Lee Valley at the Floating Cinema floatingcinema.info

15 Thu & 17 Sat W Mids: Work party at Kingswood Lock, Lapworth, 10am-3pm 01926 831508 info.warwickshire@waterways.org.uk

17 Sat Sussex: Dunsfold summit cruises from Loxwood weyandarun.co.uk

17 Sat London: Work party at City Road Basin, 10am-4pm 07799 436816 rebecca.williams@canalrivertrust.org.uk

17-18 Salop: Montgomery Canal restoration work party, 9am-5pm shropshireunion.org.uk

17-18 Staffs: The Borders Cheese Boat moors up at Alrewas bcc1.vortext.org

17-18 Staffs: The Cheese Boat moors up at Fradley thecheeseboat.co.uk

17-18 Worcs: RCR diesel engine and boat maintenance course, 9am, Alvechurch Marina 01785 785680 enquiries@rivercanalrescue.co.uk

17-24 Torfaen: WRG Monmouthshire Canal camp waterways.org.uk

17-24 Derbys: WRG Chesterfield Canal camp waterways.org.uk

18 Sun Derbys: Bugsworth Basin work party waterways.org.uk

18 Sun London: London to Luton Film Premiere at the Floating Cinema, book online at floatingcinema.info

18 Sun Derbys: Boat trips from Tapton Lock 01246 551035 chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk

18 Sun W Lothian: LUCS family fun day lucs.org.uk

18-31 Glos: Here be Pirates at the Gloucester Waterways Museum canalrivertrust.org.uk

19-25 E Dunbartonshire: Kirkintilloch Canal Festival kirkintillochcanalfestival.org

20 Tue Middx: Work party at Slough, 10am-3.30pm 07799 436816 rebecca.williams@canalrivertrust.org.uk

20 Tue Cheshire: Work party at Cheshire Locks at Church Lawton, 10am-4pm 07710 054848 bobluscombe@btinternet.com

21 Wed Glos: Pirates invasion at Gloucester Waterways Museum, 10.30am-5pm canalrivertrust.org.uk

21 Wed Derbys: Pirate boat trips from Tapton Lock 01246 551035 chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk

23 Fri London: Fancy Dress “Frankenweenie” at the Floating Cinema, book online at floatingcinema.info

24 Sat Yorks: Over and Under adventure at Standedge Visitor Centre, Waters Road, Marsden, 10am-4pm canalrivertrust.org.uk

24 Sat G Man: Greater Manchester work party, 10am-4pm 07971 444258 chairman@manchester-iwa.co.uk

24-26 Notts: Boat trips from the Chequers Inn at Ranby 07925 851569 chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk

24-26 Cheshire: North Cheshire Cruising Club’s 70th anniversary boat gathering and fun day, 10am-5pm at The Wharf, Buxton Road, Stockport waterways.org.uk

24-26 Herts: Waterways World Outdoor Leisure Show, 10am-6pm, Lee Valley Country Park wwoutdoorshow.com

24-26 London: ATYC annual rally (narrowboats welcome) at West India Dock theoldmainline@fastmail.fm

24-26 Derbys: The Borders Cheese Boat moors up at Shardlow bcc1.vortext.org

24-26 Warwicks: The Cheese Boats moors up at Alvecote Marina thecheeseboat.co.uk

24-31 Torfaen: WRG Monmouthshire Canal camp waterways.org.uk

24-31 Derbys: WRG Chesterfield Canal camp waterways.org.uk

24 Aug-20 Oct London: Tours around the sparkling scientific artwork at the London Canal Museum on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays canalmuseum.org.uk

25 Sun Yorks: Family fun day at Standedge Visitor Centre, Waters Road, Marsden, 11am-4pm canalrivertrust.org.uk

25 Sun Derbys: Bugsworth Basin work party waterways.org.uk

25-26 Derbys: Boat trips from Tapton Lock 01246 551035 chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk

25-26 Notts: Boat trips from the Lock Keeper pub in Worksop 07925 851569 chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk

27-28 London: East End Acts at the Floating Cinema, book online at floatingcinema.info

28 Wed Herts: I Love Minibeasts boat trip in Lee Valley Country Park, 10am-3pm, book on 01992 462 085

28 Wed Glos: Pirates invasion at Gloucester Waterways Museum, 10.30am-5pm canalrivertrust.org.uk

28 Wed Sussex: Pirates and Princesses cruise from Loxwood weyandarun.co.uk

31 Sat Derbys: Day boat trip from Tapton Lock 01246 551035 chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk

31 Sat London: All He Fears at The Puppet Barge at Richmond-upon-Thames puppetbarge.com

31 Aug-1 Sep W Mids: The Borders Cheese Boat moors up at the Fox & Anchor Inn at Cross Green bcc1.vortext.org

31 Aug-7 Sep Swansea: WRG Swansea canal camp waterways.org.uk

MIKRON AUGUST

mikron.org.uk

9 Fri Don’t Shoot the Messenger! Boat Inn, Canal Road, Thrupp, Kidlington, 7.30pm 01865 374279

10 Sat Beyond the Veil The Jolly Boatman 216 Banbury Road, Kidlington, 7.30pm 01865 377800

17 Sat Beyond the Veil Wharf House, Cropredy, Banbury, 7.30pm 01295 750633

18 Sun Beyond the Veil Wharf Inn, Wharf Road, Fenny Compton, Southam, 7.30pm 01295 770332

20 Tue Don’t Shoot the Messenger! The Folly, Folly Lane, Napton on the Hill, 7.30pm 01926 815 185

21 Wed Beyond the Veil St Mary’s Allotments, Radford Road, Leamington Spa, 7pm 07974 288315

22 Thu Don’t Shoot the Messenger! The Hatton Arms, Birmingham Road, Hatton, Warwick, 7.30pm 01926 492427

23 Fri Don’t Shoot the Messenger! Rowington Village Hall, Rowington, 7.30pm 01484 843701

24 Sat Beyond the Veil Earlswood Motor Yacht Club, LadyLane Wharf, Solihull, Earlswood, 7.30pm 01564 703821

25 Sun Don’t Shoot the Messenger! The Weighbridge, Alvechurch Marina, Scarfield Wharf, Alvechurch, 7.30pm 0121 4455111

28 Wed Don’t Shoot the Messenger! The Bridge Inn, Plough Road, Tibberton, 7.30pm 01905 345 874

29 Thu Beyond the Veil The Anchor Inn, 54 Diglis Road, Diglis Basin, Worcester, 7.30pm 01905 351094

31 Sat Beyond the Veil Walsall Road Allotments, off Church Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, 07969 269 494

31 Sat Don’t Shoot the Messenger! Bishampton Village Hall, Broad Lane, Bishampton, Pershore, 7.30pm 01386 462306

AUGUST WALKS

10 Sat Herefs: Walk around Milton Cross, meet at 10.30am at Pembridge car park 01584 711425 woodgatewm@aol.com

18 Sun London: Walk along the Regent’s Canal from King’s Cross to Hitchcock’s Hackney, meet at 2.30pm at King’s Cross station taxi rank 020 8458 9476

18 Sun Warwicks: A walk around the Lichfield & Hatherton restoration, meet at 10:30am at the lay-by on Tamworth Road 01926 403179

20 Tue Sussex: Walk from Loxwood Canal Centre at 10am canalcentre@weyandarun.co.uk

20 Tue Bucks: Walk from Wolverton to Milton Keynes, meet at Wolverton station at 11am 020 8747 3694 waterways.org.uk

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