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Join us at IWA Festival of Water for a bank holiday weekend of fun for all who love spending time by the water.

A full programme of music and dance will take place in IWA’s 75th Anniversary year. And where better to have the celebrations than on the waterway where it all began, the Worcester & Birmingham Canal?

Entry to the festival and car parking is free.

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Event Dates

28th - 30th August 2021

Location

Worcester (Perdiswell Park) 

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IWA Festival of Water 2021

Join us at IWA Festival of Water for a bank holiday weekend of fun for all who love spending time by the water.

A full programme of music and dance will take place in IWA’s 75th Anniversary year. And where better to have the celebrations than on the waterway where it all began, the Worcester & Birmingham Canal?

Entry to the festival and car parking is free.

Details

Opening Times

10am - 6pm

Saturday and Sunday. On Monday the site closes at 5pm.

General Enquiries

Boat bookings

Book a mooring or a campsite pitch – including evening entertainment – from Friday to Monday.  

Ticket Type Price
Campsite £35
Boat mooring £35 
Boat & butty mooring £35
General Admission Free
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Location

Worcester (Perdiswell Park) 

Perdiswell Park, Worcester, UK

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Attractions

IWA’s Festival of Water brings a weekend of entertainment and music to Perdiswell Park, Worcester. As well as over 100 boats lining the canal, dressed in their festival bunting, the Festival has children’s rides, craft stalls, food outlets, a real ale bar, an entertainments marquee with a full programme throughout the days plus other attractions too.

There will be a chance to have a go at fishing as well as see demonstrations of a coracle and an electric punt!

Little Radford Model Boat Club are bringing a huge display of many, lovely model boats. Join us for an illuminated display of model boats.

 

Entertainment

Entertainment from the local area includes Worcester Ukelele Band as well as street dance from local troupes.

Big Skies Duo, Syncopated Rythem, Sasscapella, Bonnet & Belt and Bon Accord will all entertain during the day.

Rock and Roll Jukebox will be playing on Saturday night.

Volunteer with us

Join the Festival Events Organising Team

Come and join the team of volunteers who organise one of the most highly anticipated inland waterways events in the country. The Festival of Water team is looking for volunteers to support this popular event.

For more information about helping to put on IWA’s Festival of Water please contact event.volunteer@waterways.org.uk

Festival Volunteers Also Required

We also need general event volunteers each year to help with directing car park traffic, litter picking, erecting marquees, distributing programmes, making PA announcements, and assisting with site information points and activities.

Let us know how you can help

If you would like some more information about volunteering at the Festival please contact event.volunteer@waterways.org.uk

If you know what you would like to do from the list above please email us with your Name, Email Address and Phone Number and tell her which days and which jobs you would prefer. We will do our best to match you with your preferred job!
Thank you.

Caterer & Trader Bookings

We welcome both water based and land traders to the Festival of Water. Electric supply is available but please book early.

For traders, please contact 01635 414567 or email event.trade@waterways.org.uk for details

There will be a Food Court with caterers surrounding a seating area.

Please contact Jane Elwell on 01635 414567. Catering Concessions are individually negotiated

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