Something for the Weekend
8th and 9th of March
If you are following the story of the RIB 4 Macmillan, as featured in his month's mag, you may be interested in the launch party this Sunday at Camber Quay Portsmouth (PO1 2JJ). There will be a free hog roast plus paid for RIB rides on a 600HP RIB with all proceeds going to Macmillan Cancer Support. More info
How about mixing a boat show visit with a spot of European city culture? HISWA boat show in Amsterdam is on this weekend. The show promises an extensive range of boats under 10 meters as well as all the usual associated kit and accessories. Booking in advance online means tickets are only 2.5 Euro, and with budget flights available to Schipol from many regional airports, it won’t cost the earth to get there. The show is open 11am to 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. More info
This weekend’s boat jumble is in Kent. Opening on Sunday at 10am, the jumble is being held at The Hop Farm in Paddock Wood (TN12 6PY) with entrance fees of £4 for adults with free entry for children and free parking. More info
The Inland Waterways Association are running more work parties this weekend at Pocklington Canal, Tardebigge Lime Kilns and on the Warwick canal.
The Canal and River Trust are holding behind the scenes walking tours of the Anderton Boat Lift in Northwich, Cheshire (CW9 6FW). Tickets cost £10 and there are three tours on Saturday, and three on Sunday. More info
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