News article created on 24 October 2016

Leeds & Liverpool Canal Bicentenary - epic voyage ends in Liverpool

The Trust and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal Society completed their epic 127 mile journey along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal on Sunday afternoon (yesterday) at Liverpool’s Eldonian Village to celebrate the canal’s 200th birthday.

Kennet arrives in Liverpool

Crowds of well-wishers and and the Liverpool Clan Wallace Pipe band gathered at the Eldonian Village to welcome them at the end of their voyage.

Photos show the Kennet boat arriving at the Eldonian Village.

Liverpool Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Malcolm Kennedy was presented with a commemorative certificate. Pictured with him below are (Lto R) Bob Pointing (Canal & River Trust), Freda Childs (Leeds & Liverpool Canal Society), Chantelle Seaborn (Canal & River Trust) and Sefton MP Bill Esterson.