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All year round our canals and rivers play host to many events ranging from three-day-long canal festivals complete with boat trips, bands and beer tents to talks on canal history and guided walks along our scenic towpaths.

A range of volunteer events also take place along our canals and rivers. To find out what's happpening in your area go to our volunteer pages. Read More

Our waterways offer a unique back drop to any event, and both the summer and winter months see a variety of fairs, festivals, boat trips, guided walks and much more coming to towpaths up and down the country.

No matter what the weather or time of year you're sure to find an entertaining event near you. Our comprehensive events calendar has it covered - you can either search by date below or search for events on our map.

If you're holding an event on one of our waterways we'll add your event to our listings if you email us at Don't forget to send a picture!

Fundraising events

Whether you want to hold a cake bake, organise a quiz night or even cycle to Mongolia, there are plenty of ways to do something fun and make a difference. Find out more by visiting our fundraising event pages. 

Boats moored on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

If you're planning an event on the Canal & River Trust's waterways
take a look at our event planning pages