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 2014 waterside festivals and boat gatherings.

Major IWA events in 2014

3rd - 5th May 2014 - IWA Canalway Cavalcade, London
24th - 26th May 2014 - IWA Trailboat Festival, Devon
6th - 8th June 2014 - IWA Campaign Festival, Chester
23rd - 25th August 2014 - Saul Waterways Pageant, Gloucester

26th - 28th September 2014 - IWA's AGM Weekend, Leek

Events organised by local IWA branches

2nd - 5th May 2014 - Braunston Boat Gathering (IWA Northampton Branch)
27th - 29th June - Thwaite Mills Boat Gathering (IWA West Riding Branch)
4th - 6th July 2014 - Ware Boat Festival (IWA Lee & Stort Branch)
6th July 2014 - Rochdale Canal Boat Gathering (IWA West Riding Branch)
6th - 7th September 2014 - Maesbury Canal Festival (IWA Shrewsbury & North Wales Branch)

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Aickman Centenary

This year marks the centenary of one of IWA's founders, Robert Aickman. To celebrate, various events will be taking place throught 2014 including the Acheman Challenge

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