Summer roadshow - Blackburn

Come down and see us at your local canal this summer. Discover more about visitor destinations, volunteer opportunities, days out, fishing, canoeing. Or just enjoy these amazing green/blue spaces by water and have a free ice lolly on us.

Event details

3 August 2018

11:00am - 4:00pm


Leeds & Liverpool Canal


Eanam Wharf

Bank Cottage

The Canal & River Trust Summer Roadshow 2018 is touring different locations all over the North West.

Here at Blackburn we'll be showing why #lifesbetterbywater by:

  • sharing our top tips for staying safe by the water this summer
  • promoting the towpath code
  • going virtual with our VR experience - our destinations brought to life in front of your eyes
  • giving out free family activity sheets (colouring and scavenger hunt sheets)
  • running various free family Let's Fish seesions at: Billsborrow, Burscough, Wigan, Chorley, Blackburn & Colne
  • holding free canoeing sessions at: Burscough, Wigan and Blackburn

Our North West team will also be on hand to answer any questions you have about your local canal.

This is a free event

Canoeing sessions at the North West summer roadshows Canoeing sessions at the North West summer roadshows