Events & Festivals

events440px_2The first place to look for details of waterways events. Many of the events are family orientated with plenty to see and do for all ages. Take a look at a summary of all 2015 waterside festivals and boat gatherings.

Major IWA events

30th May - 1st June 2015 - IWA Trailboat Festival, Cumbria
29th - 31st August 2015 - Festival of Water, Northampton
20th September 2015 - Waterways Triathlon, Essex
30th April - 2nd May 2016 - IWA Canalway Cavalcade, London

IWA Branch Events

The following events are organised or supported by IWA Branches.

3rd May 2015 - Rochdale Canal Boat Gathering for Tour de Yorkshire, Yorkshire
3rd - 5th July 2015 - Ware Boat Festival, Hertfordshire
4th - 5th July 2015 - Welsh Waterways Festival, Wales


See past IWA events
See all forthcoming events in the calendar


Upload Your Event

Anyone can upload waterway events to the IWA calendar although events submitted are subject to approval. Find out more about uploading events.

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