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Easter Boat Gathering - 40 years on

We are welcoming the return of colourful boats to the museum this Easter for the Easter Boat Gathering. The festival brings to an end our 40th anniversary celebrations. Heritage and great stories will come alive throughout the weekend with boat trips, musical performances and workshops, behind the scenes tours, crafts and activities for everyone.

Event details

14th April 2017 to 17th April 2017

National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

Shropshire Union Canal

Address

South Pier Road

Ellesmere Port
Cheshire
CH65 4FW

This event marks the start of the summer cruising season where many boats will set off to other parts of the canal network following the festival.

The Easter Boat Gathering is a popular event with both canal enthusiasts and visitors and this will be an extra special year at the museum as we conclude our 40th anniversary museum.

Keep an eye on this page for the programme over the weekend.

In the meantime if you are wishing to arrive by boat please find attached the booking form.

 

Easter Boat Gathering at the National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port Easter Boat Gathering at the National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port