Book Now - Eldonian Village Canal Festival

There are a few spaces left for boats and traders.  Please see below for details and booking forms.

Boat Bookings

If you wish to attend the festival please send your booking form in as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Download your Boat Booking form for the Eldonian Village Canal Festival

Boater Entertainment

Other free entertainments for boaters will be taking place on the Thursday and Friday Evenings. 

  • Thursday 9th June, 7 pm in the Eldonian Village Hall - a talk on the history of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal by Mike Clarke, historian and author (see details below)
  • Friday 10th June, 7.30 - a ceilidh with Jigsmith

Please note: The Saturday night dinner is now full.

In 1968 the IWA National Rally was held on this site with over 170 craft attending from all over the country.  Our moorings officers might not be able to match those numbers but they will certainly try.

Trader Bookings

Download your Exhibitor booking form plus Terms and Conditions

Download your Food trader booking form plus Terms and Conditions

Event Details

Event Programme

For all you need to know about the festival - take a look at our souvenir programme and guide.

Opening times

Saturday 12 - 6 pm
Sunday 12 - 5 pm


Car parking available on the old Trinity School site, Eldon Place, L3 6HE

Book your place

Find out more about booking your boat or trade stall at the festival.


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