News with tag 'Events'

Saul Waterways Pageant 2014

Date: 28/08/2014

IWA's Saul Waterways Pageant, took place over the Bank Holiday weekend 23rd - 25th August with a variety of boats displayed at their best and events and entertainment enjoyed by the public. Despite the variable weather around 2500 visitors ...

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Lifeboat Parade at Saul Waterways Pageant

Date: 19/08/2014

This August Bank Holiday weekend, sees the arrival of an exciting new three-day waterway event organised by IWA, which will take place at Saul Junction on the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal.

One of the highlights of the event will ...

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Caldon Canal 40 Celebration at IWA AGM Weekend

Date: 18/08/2014

IWA's 2014 Annual General Meeting will be held in the historic market town of Leek, Staffordshire, on Saturday 27th September.

A weekend of activities has been planned around the AGM including an archive film night hosted by the ...

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IWA Announces 2015 Northampton Festival of Water

Date: 15/08/2014

Following on from a successful Campaign Festival held in Northampton in 2011, IWA is pleased to announce that it plans to hold a major waterways event on the river Nene over the August Bank Holiday Weekend in 2015. 

The event, ...

IWA Announces Programme for Saul Waterways Pageant

Date: 15/07/2014

IWA's Saul Waterways Pageant, taking place over the August Bank Holiday weekend at Saul Junction, will showcase a diversity of interests on and around the waterways.

As well as water-based competitions and demonstrations, activities ...

Crowds Celebrate Waterway Restoration at Stratford

Date: 10/07/2014

IWA joined celebrations for the restoration of Warwickshire waterways at Stratford River Festival over the weekend 4th to 6th July.  

Crowds descended on the 6th annual river festival  which this year highlighted ...

IWA Events Across The Country This Weekend

Date: 03/07/2014

Events organised by IWA are taking place across the country this weekend. Boaters will attend gatherings hosted by IWA branches in Ware and Leeds. IWA will also celebrate the restoration of waterways in Warwickshire at Stratford River Festival ...

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Over 120 boats at IWA's National Campaign Festival in Chester

Date: 10/06/2014

With over 120 gaily decorated craft and thousands of people enjoying the sunshine, IWA's Tags: IWA News, Campaigns, Events

Olympic Waterways Inaugural Cruise

Date: 03/06/2014

On behalf of IWA, St Pancras Cruising Club (SPCC) organised an inaugural cruise around the Olympic Park waterways on Saturday 10th May 2014. 

Nearly forty boats took part in the cruise, which was organised in two parts to ...

IWA Funding Enables CRT to Focus on Restoration

Date: 09/05/2014

IWA welcomes Canal & River Trust's (CRT) renewed commitment to the restoration of Britain's inland waterways, and has provided funding to enable them to do it.

IWA has organised a Tags: IWA News, Waterway News, Restoration, Campaigns, Events, Navigation Authorities

Sun Shines on First IWA Braunston Boat Gathering

Date: 08/05/2014

Over thirty boats gathered in glorious sunshine for IWA Northampton Branch’s first ever Boat Gathering held in the historic Nurser’s canal ...

Record Breaking Attendance at IWA's Canalway Cavalcade 2014

Date: 07/05/2014

Record numbers of people came out to enjoy the colourful spectacle and fun at IWA's 2014 Canalway Cavalcade over the May Day Bank Holiday ...

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Waterways to Re-open

Date: 02/05/2014

The waterways of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are planned to open on 10th May 2014, for the first time since the rivers were restored.

The six kilometres of rivers in the Park were once a key transport network for the industries ...

Canalway Cavalcade Event Programme Announced

Date: 17/04/2014

The programme of events has been announced for IWA's 2014 Canalway Cavalcade which is held annually ...

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IWA National Trailboat Festival 2014 Programme Announced

Date: 15/04/2014

The 2014 IWA National Trailboat Festival is to be held at the Grand Western Canal Country Park.

The festival will take place over the late May Bank Holiday weekend, 24th – 26th May 2014.

Organisers have ...

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IWA Staff Complete Acheman Challenge

Date: 07/04/2014

On Saturday 5th April four members of staff from IWA Head Office completed a 50 mile quadrathlon along the

Restoration Top of the Agenda at New Annual Conference

Date: 27/03/2014

Waterway restoration will be at the top of the agenda during a special workshop taking place in May aimed at starting to overcome some of the big challenges facing restoration groups across the country.

The workshop, being hosted by ...

Grand Western Canal Re-Opens

Date: 19/03/2014

The Grand Western Canal and towpath was officially re-opened on 19th March after the completion of structural repairs to a breached embankment at ...

Sir Tony Baldry MP Wins IWA's Parliamentarian of the Year Award

Date: 11/03/2014

Sir Tony Baldry MP received the “Parliamentarian of the Year Award” at IWA's Award Dinner held at the House of Commons on Monday 10th March. 

Sir Tony Baldry MP, a former Waterways Minister, was presented the award ...

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