News with tag 'Events'

Canal Boats and River Craft Gather at Northampton Festival of Water

Date: 01/09/2015

Historic canal boats, narrowboats and river craft all gathered in the sunshine of Northampton and the bank of the river Nene was packed for a celebrity opening of the IWA Festival of Water over the Bank Holiday weekend in Becket&rsquo ...

Tags: IWA News, Events

Timothy West and Prunella Scales to launch Northampton Festival of Water

Date: 05/08/2015

Waterway ambassadors, keen boaters and one of Britain’s most respected acting couples, Timothy West and Prunella Scales, are to take time off from their busy filming schedules to open the Tags: IWA News, Events

Droitwich Canals Sponsored Walk

Date: 15/07/2015

On Saturday 19th September, IWA's WRG is organising a sponsored walk along the Droitwich Canals and Ring to help raise funds for its Van ...

Cross-Party Waterways Support at House of Commons Reception

Date: 09/07/2015

Over 50 people including MPs, members of the House of Lords and waterway representatives were joined at the Houses of Parliament by the new Waterway Minister, Rory Stewart MP, on Tuesday 7th July at a reception organised by The Inland ...

Welsh 3000 Challenge

Date: 22/06/2015

On Saturday 20th June, the latest WRG Van Appeal fundraising event took place in Wales. Three members of IWA Head Office Staff, a WRG Volunteer and a ...

IWA's National Trailboat Festival a Success

Date: 01/06/2015

IWA’s National Trailboat Festival, hosted by Lancaster Canal Trust, was held over the weekend of 30th May, with a Boaters’ Day on Monday 1st< ...

Sonia Rolt’s Memorial Service

Date: 15/05/2015

A memorial service for Sonia Rolt was held on 14th May 2015 in The Chapel of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, St Paul's Cathedral. A large turnout celebrated Sonia’s life and recognised her wide range of heritage interests ...

Commemorating 200 years of the Northampton Canal Arm

Date: 13/05/2015

A mosaic mural to mark the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Northampton Arm of the Grand ...

Crowds Enjoy IWA’s Canalway Cavalcade

Date: 06/05/2015

Crowds ventured to the junction of the Grand Union and

Canalway Cavalcade Programme Launched

Date: 15/04/2015

The 32-page brochure for IWA’s 2015 Canalway Cavalcade is now available to preview

Lancaster Canal to be Dredged Ahead of IWA Trailboat Festival

Date: 15/04/2015

Canal & River Trust has announced plans to dredge parts of the northern reaches of the

IWA Waterways Triathlon 2015 Opens for Registration

Date: 30/03/2015

Registration is now open for IWA's inaugural Waterways Triathlon which will be held at Hoe Mill Lock on the Tags: IWA News, Waterway News, Events

Chesterfield Canal Trust to Host 2016 IWA Trailboat Festival

Date: 06/03/2015

The Chesterfield Canal Trust is to host the IWA National Trailboat Festival in 2016 at Staveley Town Basin on the Chesterfield Canal.

The ...

Sponsor IWA's National Chairman

Date: 16/02/2015

IWA’s National Chairman Les Etheridge is asking for your support as he gets stuck in to IWA’s fundraising efforts and undertakes the eight-mile sponsored Tags: IWA News, Waterway News, Restoration, Events

Tonnes and Tonnes of Rubbish

Date: 17/12/2014

An Autumn of IWA Canal Clean-ups has taken place with eleven days of events organised by IWA branches around the country between 21st September and 23rd November.

During the two month period 20 miles of towpath were cleared of ...

2 for 1 Boat Licences with Northampton Festival of Water Bookings!

Date: 02/12/2014

Bookings for boats, campsite and trade are now open for IWA's 2015 Northampton Festival of Water.

The Environment Agency is generously offering two for one licences for boats attending the event, and Canal & River Trust plans to ...

Tags: Events

Get Your Boots On and Help Raise Funds for WRG

Date: 03/11/2014

On Sunday 22nd February 2015, walkers will be given the opportunity to take to the towpaths of the

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