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Mon Jul 30, 2018 at 10:39am
Why not go to Blisworth Canal Festival? 18th-19th August 2018The festival has been running on the Grand Union Canal in Blisworth, South Northamptonshire since 2010 and is now a big annual event along the waterfront.  It is run by the Blisworth Canal Partnership (BCP), which is a non-profit making community organisation with seven Directors, mostly from the village and all passionate about their local canal environment and the waterways beyond.Proceeds from the Festival go towards maintainin....
Mon May 14, 2018 at 10:30am
We will be exhibiting at The Crick Boat Show 2018If you are looking to buy a narrow boat but you are unsure where to start your search,a great place to begin is the Crick Boat Show!The show is held over the three days of the May Bank Holiday weekend and you will be able to visit lots of narrow boat brokers stands, so if you're looking to buy a narrowboat it's a great place to start because you'll be able to compare lots of narrow boat specifications in one place.We will be exhibiting with our si....
Tue Nov 28, 2017 at 8:05am
DING DONG MERRILY on HIGH it's DECEMBER!FOLLOW OUR TOP TIPS TO A GREAT CHRISTMAS ON BOARDIf you are thinking about spending the Christmas holidays on your boat you need to be prepared and remember that Christmas aboard will be a bit different to a Christmas holiday spent on the land.Be mindful that there is obviously limited space on board and therefore a large gathering isn't going to be possible, but meeting friends and family at another location is probably the best choice....
Tue Oct 31, 2017 at 7:59am
KEEPING WARM ON YOUR NARROW BOAT!FOLLOW OUR TOP TIPS TO KEEP WARM ON YOUR BOATIt's important that your boat is kitted out with a good heating system that will provide adequate heat and hot water, or you may find that your boat is inhabitable over the winter due to the fact it's too cold to stay aboard.If you haven't serviced your heating system then now is a good time to give it some TLC, especially if you intend to use your boat over the winter.Here are some h....
Fri Sep 1, 2017 at 4:13pm
AUTUMN IS HERE ALREADY!LOOKING AFTER THE KIDS The kids may be going back to school this month, but lets take a look at how best to look after the little ones when they are near the waterways. Half term will be here before we know it and and for many of us it will be one of the last holidays we take this year on the canal.Taking children on a narrow boat holiday is a great way to spend quality time with your kids, but for everyone to have a relaxing time its worth making sure that everyone k....
Wed Feb 1, 2017 at 10:27am
LOVE IS IN THE AIR!IT MAY BE THE SHORTEST MONTH OF THE YEAR BUT, THERE'S STILL PLENTY TO DO.....So we survived January and we are heading into the month of February, also known as the month of love. Lets spread the love this month amongst our friends and family and not forgetting our beloved narrow boats too!  THINGS TO DO THIS MONTH   Carry Out These Simple Safety ProceduresThis month is as good as any to give your boat a little TLC. Maintaining your vessel is not someth....
Tue Apr 5, 2016 at 1:29pm
If you are lookingfor a narrow boat but you are unsure where to start your search, then we havethe answer - The Crick Boat Show 2016.TheCrick boat show which is held over three days enables you to view avariety of different boats and speak to many experts in the boating field all in one easy to get tolocation. It's no wonder it's the most popular narrow boat show in the UK! Over the show weekendyou will be able to visit lots of brokers stands, so if you're looking to buy a narrowboat it's a....
Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 10:38am
Who’s Going To Be There?Whilton Marina, Venetian Marina and Cosgrove Park will be attending the Crick Boat Show again this year over the May Bank Holiday.There will also be many other exhibitors and companies connected to the waterways also exhibiting at the show.Buy your tickets in advance for the Crick Boat Show and save on the gate entry priceVenue On the Grand Union Canal at Crick Marina, West Haddon Road, Crick, Northants,NN6 7SQ Times and Dates Saturday 23rd May 2015 - 10am - 6pm Sun....
Tue Sep 2, 2014 at 11:13am
Dates For Your Diary - 6th and 7th September 2014Wow it’s the 20th anniversary of the Shackerstone Family Festival. The festival has been running for the past 19 years in the sleepy Leicestershire village attracting approximately 15,000 visitors and has helped raise over £350,000 for good causes locally and nationally.The Ashby Canal runs through Shackerstone and the village is also home to the heritage steam railway and the Battlefield Line. For one weekend in September the village ....
Fri Aug 8, 2014 at 9:47am
Get ready its festival time again!The Blisworth Canal Partnership community is a non-profit organisation run by 8 directors working with local people who are passionate about the canal and waterways in their area and beyond. Each year they hold a festival in August to raise funds to help pay for projects to enhance the canal environment.  The festival attracts 25,000 + visitors each year and with free entrance, free mooring and free parking you can see why it’s so popular.  Visit....
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