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Linslade Canal Fest 158

Event Information

Date
29/07/2023
Time
TBC
Location
Tiddenfoot Waterside Park, Linslade

Linslade Canal Festival

The ever popular one-day Canal Festival will return to Tiddenfoot Waterside Park on Saturday 29th July 2023. The festival celebrates and highlights canal life, conservation, the countryside and the traditional rural crafts of yesteryear.

This years Canal Festival, 2022 was enjoyed by thousands as it made a triumphant return to Tiddenfoot Waterside Park on Saturday 29th July. Traditional craft demonstrators including stick makers, skep builders and wood carvers shared their skills with visitors whilst local charities educated and informed visitors about their work within the natural environment.

Along the tow-path, those attending found delight in the working, trade and pleasure boats which joined the event. Trade boats offered the chance to purchase handmade items and canal themed memorabilia whilst the historic working boats provided a glimpse into the past and the workings behind the canal in yesteryear.

For those looking to be entertained at the festival, traditional storytellers took to the Lakeside area to delight with traditional tales and yarns whilst stage headliners Funk Odyssey were joined in the Paddocks throughout the day by Stampede, Milady Clare’s Musicke, Chasm, Fiona Harrison, Ukietoones and Wayland Smithy band also playing.

Traders in the Paddocks area were joined by handcrafters and traditional demonstrators in the craft tent, with a traditional hand-turned funfair providing entertainment for younger visitors.

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