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What’s happening on the UK’s canals this February?

PUBLISHED: 06:16 01 February 2017

What's on this February? | David, Flickr CC2.0

What's on this February? | David, Flickr CC2.0


A busy month lies ahead - plan from this range of activities and events taking place on the waterways

February events

1, 8, 15, 22 Wed & 11 Sat, Suffolk – Work party on the River Gipping in Ipswich. For more information, contact 01394 380765 or

1 Wed, Cheshire Industry and the Canals of Shropshire, 8pm at Boughton Hall Cricket Club, Boughton Hall Avenue, Chester. For more information, contact 01244 340029

2 Thu, London – The River Nene and Fenland Waterways, 7.30pm at the London Canal Museum

4-5, London Open weekend at St Pancras Lock, 10am-4pm

4-5, 11-19, 25-26, London – The Red Balloon at the Puppet Barge

4 Sat & 28 Tue, Staffs – Work party at Middleport. For more information, contact 07976 805858 or

5 Sun & 21 Tue, Northants – Work party on the Northampton Arm. For more information, contact

8 Wed, W Mids – Work party on the Staffs & Worcs. For more information, contact

8 & 22 Wed & 25-26, Cambs – Work party near Chatteris. For more information, contact 01366 324102 or

9 Thu, Notts – IWA branch AGM and River Danube, 7.45pm at the Poppy & Pint, Pierrepont Road, Lady Bay, West Bridgford

9 Thu, Staffs – Work party at Denstone. For more information, contact 07976 805858 or

10 Fri, Staffs – The Derby Canal, 7.45pm at Stoke-on-Trent Boat Club, Endon Wharf, Post Lane, Endon. For more information, contact 01782 911400 or

11-12, NorthantsOpen weekend at Stoke Bruerne

11-18, Essex – WRG Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation Canal Camp. For more information, contact 01494 783 453 (ext 610) or

12 Sun, Lincs – Work party on the Sleaford Navigation. For more information, contact 01522 689460 or

14 Tue, Cheshire – Restoration Project of the Manchester Bury and Bolton Canal, 7.45pm at the Holiday Inn, Ellesmere Port

15 Wed, Staffs – The Claverton Pumping Station, 7.15pm at Martin Heath Hall, Christchurch Lane, Lichfield. For more information, contact

16 Thu, Bucks – IWA branch AGM plus the Buckingham Canal Society, 7.45pm at Bletchley Royal British Legion, Melrose Avenue

16 Thu, Staffs – Work party at Church Lawton. For more information, contact 0780 887317 or

17 Fri, Yorks – Boat Rallying, 8pm at Methodist Church Hall, Cottingham. For more information, contact 01482 845099 or

18-19, Staffs Open day at Fradley Junction

18 Sat, Gtr Man – Work party in Greater Manchester. For more information, contact 07710 554602 or

21 & 28 Tue, Oxon – Work party in Banbury. For more information, contact

23 Thu, Lancs – IWA Branch AGM, 7pm at St Chads Parish Centre, 235 Town Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley. For more information, contact

25 Sat, Cheshire – Work party in the Chester area. For more information, contact 07795 617803 or

28 Tue, Derbys – The Pentrich Revolution - 200th Anniversary, 7.30pm at Wilmot Arms 49 Derby Road Borrowash Derby


5 Sun, London – Little Venice to Camden Town, meet at 2.30pm at Warwick Avenue tube station. For more information, contact 020 3612 9624

19 Sun, London – Olympic waterways, meet at 2.30pm at Bromley by Bow station. For more information, contact 020 3612 9624


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