Summer roadshow - Manchester

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

10 August 2018 to 11 August 2018

7:30am - 10:00pm


Ashton Canal, Rochdale Canal


Tib Lock

Just off Whitworth St West
M1 5DD

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

Over two days here in Manchester 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 and canoe seesions (certain locations only) 

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

Drop by on:

  • Friday 10 August - 7.30am to 11.00am or 4.00pm to 10.00pm
  • Saturday 11 August - 11.00am to 4.00pm or 7.45pm to 10.00pm

This is a free event

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