Events & Festivals


Programme of Waterway Webinars

We are running a series of online presentations covering topic areas including our campaign successes, waterways heritage, our canal adoption schemes and more. Find out more about our waterway webinars.

Festivals & Boat Rallies

The first place to look for details of our main events. Many of the events are family orientated with plenty to see and do for all ages.

23rd - 25th May 2020 IWA Trailboat Festival (POSTPONED TO 2021)
22nd - 23rd August 2020 Boat Gathering (Anderton/IWA Chester & Merseyside Branch)
29th - 31st August 2020 IWA Festival of Water (POSTPONED TO 2021)
12th - 13th September 2020 Boat Gathering (CANCELLED)
1st - 3rd May 2021 IWA Canalway Cavalcade (London)

Workshops & Courses

Find out about our latest courses and workshops designed to help volunteers to protect and restore the waterways.

All 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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