Upcoming Events & Meetings


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Work Party Northampton Arm

19 March 2019

Northampton, UK

Banbury work party

19 March 2019

Banbury, UK

AGM & Talk - IWA Lichfield Branch

20 March 2019

Martin Heath Hall, Christchurch Lane (off Walsall Road), Lichfield, WS13 8AY

Cheshire Locks Work Party

21 March 2019

ST7 3EL


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Working to protect and restore the country's 6,500 miles of canals and rivers

IWA is the leading membership charity dedicated to protecting and restoring Britain’s network of canal and river waterways. We use our extensive experience and member knowledge to formulate expert policies as well as undertake local and national campaigns that have a real impact on the UK's inland waterways.

Our Waterway Recovery Group provides practical and technical support to waterways restoration projects across the country and runs Canal Camp restoration working holidays, as well as providing skills training for volunteers.

Become a member today and help us to protect and expand the waterways network that you love.

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