Something for the Weekend
20th, 21st & 22nd March
This weekend it is the first Windermere Boat Show. The free 3-day event, held at Windermere Marina Village (Postcode LA23 3JQ), runs from Friday to Sunday and is open from 10.00am to 6.00pm daily. The display of boats includes the Sealine F380, the Haines 32 and models Four Winns provided by Shepherds Marine. It will also be an opportunity to view the many used boats for sale at the marina. (See brokerage listings here). Motorboat Owner will be visiting the show so we look forward to seeing you there.
Calling all East Coast boaters, it’s the Suffolk Boat Jumble on Sunday. This indoor and outdoor event opens at 10am and will be held at Trinity Park Events Centre, in Ipswich (Postcode IP3 8UH). Admission is £4.00, and accompanied children and car parking are free.
Fancy Falmouth this weekend? This Friday a new, 2-year exhibition called Viking Voyagers opens at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall (TR11 3QY). A collection of rare antiquities on loan from other museums, including the British Museum, will be on display and visitors can climb aboard a 14-metre replica cargo ship and explore a Viking boatyard complete with an iconic 6-metre Viking boat. Admission is £12 for adults, children (Under 5s) enter for free, while children aged 5-15 are £8.50, seniors are £10 and a family ticket is £33.50. Find out more by visiting the museum website
If you are London this Sunday why not take some time out to discover the Regents Canal. The Canal & River Trust is running guided walk exploring the history of the canal between Islington and Camden. Walkers meet at 10am at Angel Station. The event is free of charge, but donations to the trust are welcome. The walk will finish at approximately 12:30 at Camden Market. For details visit the Canal & River Trust website or email to book you space
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