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Saturday 27th -Sunday 28th May Moira Canal Festival
The Moira Canal Festival is a family event held every year on the restored section of the Ashby Canal, at the historic Moira Furnace Museum, on the North West Leicestershire and South Derbyshire border. It aims to raise awareness of and money for the restoration, extension and maintenance of the Ashby Canal. This year it also hosts the IWA National Trailboat Festival.

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Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd September > Melksham Food & River Festival 
Wilts & Berks Canal Trust’s Food & River Festival has been developing over the last few years and now has it’s own website . 

This year, you can even book your boat in for the Festival via the web site. There are a limited number of pontoons for steam boats and those who need special access the bank. So early bookings, with your comments, would help the organisers ensure we provide you with the best possible opportunity to have a really enjoyable weekend. The Festival team are working hard to improve the Festival year on year and would love you to be part of it.  

Other lists

IWA events page or the IWA calendar page or the C&RT events calendar page 

Boat Jumbles around the country or Boat Jumble Association

Or try this link to Google search engine for UK Canal events for an up to date search

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