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 2016 waterside festivals and boat gatherings.

Major IWA Events

30th April - 2nd May 2016 - IWA Canalway Cavalcade, London
28th - 29th May 2016 - IWA Trailboat Festival, Staveley
11th - 12th June 2016 - IWA National Campaign Festival, Eldonian Village
27th - 29th August 2016 - IWA Festival of Water, Pelsall

Other IWA Events

29th April - 2nd May 2016 - Braunston Boat Gathering, Northampton


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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Brindley 300

Find out about events that have been planned by organisations across the country to celebrate the 300th Anniversary of James Brindley's birth in 2016.