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August Bank Holiday Boating Event at Saul

IWA Waterways Pageant at Saul Junction

The Inland Waterways Association Events Team have announced an August Bank Holiday boating event at the junction of the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and Stroudwater Navigation on the Gloucester-Sharpness Canal. It will run from Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th August 2014.

New look event

Events Team Chair Kevin Woods says…

"It is a new look event aimed at IWA members, boaters and campers.

"The event is entitled Saul Waterways Pageant and will focus on waterway activities with a programme of competitions including boat handling, canoeing, tug of war, Best Boat in Bloom, illuminated boat display, best kept engine room."

Plans are also being made for a Trade & Craft show and Boat Jumble.

Restoration Celebration

Celebrating Cotswold Canals Restoration Saul Waterways Pageant will celebrate the restoration work taking place on the Cotswold Canals, and promote the forthcoming Heritage Lottery bid by the Cotswold Canals Trust.

Click on the picture right to view a larger version of the moorings at a previous festival at Saul.

Restoration in action

During Saul Waterways Pageant IWA's Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) will be working with the Cotswold Canals Trust on the restoration of Ham Mill and Bowbridge Locks near Stroud. The public are invited to come along to those sites to see the 'wrgies' in action.

Be part of the Saul Waterways Pageant

Click here to find out more about opportunities for volunteers to help before and throughout the event.

Click on the headings below for your print & post entry forms 

Trading at Saul Waterways Pageant

Camping at Saul Waterways Pageant

Boating to Saul Waterways Pageant

Find out a lot more

Click here or on the blue icon to find out more about the Saul Waterways Pageant.

Click here or on the red icon below to find out about the Waterway Recovery Group.