News with tag 'Events'

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 ...

Tags: IWA News, Events

IWA Announces Waterways Pageant Event at Saul

Date: 11/03/2014

IWA Events Team (formerly IWA Festivals) is pleased to announce its new summer event. The Saul Waterways Pageant will be held over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th August 2014 at the junction of the Gloucester & ...

Tags: IWA News, Events

IWA Award for 60 Years at the London Boat Show

Date: 07/01/2014

IWA has received a special award from the organisers for its loyal attendance at the London Boat Show.  IWA was a founder exhibitor when the event was first launched 60 years ago, and hasn't missed a year since.

The show is an ...

Waterway Recovery Group launches 2014 Canal Camps

Date: 06/12/2013

IWA's Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) runs a programme of unique week-long residential volunteering opportunities, known as ‘Canal Camps’ designed to restore the derelict canals of England and Wales to their former glory. Canal Camps ...

Northampton Boat Gathering Moves to Braunston

Date: 02/12/2013

IWA Northampton Branch plans to hold its annual May Day Bank Holiday Boat Gathering at Braunston in 2014 – the first time it has been ...

Operation Starburst

Date: 29/10/2013

Over the weekend of 19th and 20th October, over 100 volunteers took part in a large multi-site canal clean up on the canals of Greater Manchester.
The event was organised jointly by Tags: IWA News, Waterway News, Volunteering, Events

Booking for IWA National Campaign Festival Opens

Date: 28/10/2013

Booking is now open for boaters who wish to attend the National Campaign Festival 2014. The festival, hosted by IWA Chester & ...

Incredible Assortment of Rubbish at IWA Clean-up

Date: 24/10/2013

Milton Keynes Branch of The Inland Waterways Association (MK IWA), working in partnership with Canal & River Trust (CRT) and sponsored by Wyvern Shipping Co. Ltd. completed their autumn canal clean-up covering 10 miles of the Grand Union ...

WRG Volunteers' Contribution Celebrated

Date: 23/10/2013

Waterway Recovery Group volunteers were invited to join Canal & River Trust, Dorothy Thornhill (Mayor of Watford), Herts County councillors and Three Rivers councillors in celebrating  the reopening of Lady Capel’s Bridge and ...

IWA Oxfordshire Branch Narrow Boat Trip Success

Date: 22/10/2013

IWA Oxfordshire Branch had a busy and successful Banbury Canal Day (6th October), which  proved a popular day out.  The branch ran trips from ...

IWA to Celebrate Stratford Anniversaries

Date: 18/10/2013

IWA offered support to Stratforward and other local organisations in Stratford-upon-Avon to ensure appropriate celebrations for the significant waterways anniversaries in 2014. Stratforward Business Improvement District, an organisation of ...

Tags: IWA News, Events

Weekend of IWA Clean-Ups in October

Date: 14/10/2013

The weekend of 19th and 20th October 2013 is a particularly good weekend for getting involved in cleaning up the canals of England, with three IWA branches holding large scale canal clean-ups.  The clean-ups are located in the South East, ...

Volunteering on the Swansea Canal

Date: 17/09/2013

Eighteen Waterway Recovery Group volunteers, working alongside the Swansea Canal Society and Canal & River Trust, spent a week at the beginning of September helping to restore a section of the historic Swansea Canal as part of a long ...

Chester to Host 2014 IWA Campaign Festival

Date: 13/09/2013

IWA is to hold a National Campaign Festival on the Shropshire Union Canal in Chester over the weekend of 6th - 8th June 2014.
The Festival, hosted by IWA Chester & Merseyside Branch will be held in the Tower Wharf area, ...

Operation Starburst on the Canals of Manchester

Date: 03/09/2013

IWA Manchester Branch, working in partnership with Canal & River Trust and supported by Tags: IWA News, Volunteering, Events, Maintenance

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