Droitwich Canal Opening and Water Festival
01 July 2011 – 03 July 2011
A weekend of events to celebrate the opening of the restored Droitwich Canals. Vines Park will play host to a huge gathering of canal and working boats.
The official opening ceremony will take place in Vines Park from 2pm. At 3pm, a flotilla of boats and canoes will pass along the canal. In the evening there will be live music and a real ale bar.
Saturday and Sunday
There will be boat trips, canoe taster sessions, guided walks, Fire Service rescue demonstrations, a boat parade (1pm Saturday), craft, trade and information stalls and a firework display (7.30pm Saturday). On Sunday, the Activity Zone at Netherwich Basin will be offering archery, angling demonstrations, canoeing, cycle agility trail, battle zone and guided cycle rides.