Workshops and activities
Pop in to see Nimble Fingers to have a go at some rag-rugging and canal crafts and play some traditional games!
Have a go at some hands on clay workshops with Etruria Artists.
I See Magical Creatures UK will be running workshops both days of the festival, so why not pop along and make a magical creature to send on some adventures along the canal?
There will be providers offering facepainting, Henna and glitter tattoos so now excuse for not looking as colourful as the boats at this festival!
New company KT Lala pop up and play will be there with their creative camping tent, complete with soft play for toddlers, baby chill nests, and craft make and takes. ktlalapopupandplay.wixsite.com/mysite-1
Have a go at the Canowl trail, pick up a trail and spot the 12 owls nesting in different places around the site
Exhibitors and Demonstrations
Majestic Owls will be bringing 10 of their beautiful birds to show
A small number of vintage engines will be on display
The Etruria Mill will be in steam 12.30-4.30pm and tours will be available
Sculpted Steel will be on-site at the forge doing blacksmith demonstrations
There will be a chance to explore a historic narrowboat
Performances and Music
There will be a programme of performances and music throughout both days. Full programme coming soon.
Roving Story-teller Ian Douglas will be entertaining visitors throughout the day and also running sessions on board his narrowboat!
Food and Drink
Lymestone Brewery will be running the bar tent throughout the festival and a range of hot food will be available on site including a wood fired pizza oven and vintage baked potato oven
There will be an array of stalls selling artisan crafts, gifts, and toys as well as a number of charity and information stands