Pocklington Canal Open Day

Drop into Melbourne Arm Mooring between 11am and 4pm to help celebrate the National Lottery Heritage Fund project as well as the 50th anniversary year of the local canal society.

Event details

26 May 2019

11:00am - 4:00pm

Melbourne Arm Moorings

Pocklington Canal


Melbourne Arms Moorings

YO42 4QJ

Rusticus Theatre will be leading time travel adventures, bringing the canal’s original engineer and first lock keeper back to life with fun challenges for the family.

Performances last 45 minutes each and involve walking (and jumping) along the towpath, starting at 11am, 12:30pm and 2pm.

Pocklington Canal Amenity Society will run their short boat trips all day, and Green Underwing Wildlife Education will be revealing the marvelous creatures that lurk beneath the water.

All activities are free, and there will be stalls and refreshments available with all profits and donations going towards the Sandhill Lock Restoration Appeal.

Please note that the only car parking is along Main Street in the village.

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