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The following is a list of waterway related events taking place within approximately 50 miles of Southampton. Hopefully you can find something to interest you. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the correctness of this information, please check with the listed contact who will be glad to supply further details of that event. If YOU know of an event taking place that should be in this list then please contact the Web Site Manager.

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Waterway Events
Date/Time Organiser Details Venue Contact
Fri-Sun 1-3 Jun 2018 10.00am-5.00pm See it for Real Productions Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show 2018. Open until 6.00pm Fri and Sat. See website for admission charges and attractions. Beale Park, Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire RG8 9NW (SU618778). Phone: 01296 631 273 Email: info@bealeparkboatandoutdoorshow.co.uk Web: www.bealeparkboatandoutdoorshow.co.uk/
Sun 3 Jun 2018 Wey & Arun CT “The Poddle” - WACT’s annual sponsored walk and major fundraiser. 11 mile circular walk partly along the River Arun and the old Portsmouth and Arundel Canal. Start between 9am - 10.30am from Walberton Village Hall near Arundel via Yapton, where lunch will be provided, then back to the start. Possible to do morning only. Further details and registration on website. Walberton Village Hall, The Street, Walberton, Arundel BN18 0PJ (SU972058). Trust Office: 01483 505566 Email: support@weyandarun.co.uk Poddle co-ordinator email: margaret_darvill@weyandarun.co.uk Web: weyarun.org.uk/events29
Thu 7 Jun 2018 7.45pm Southampton CS The Royal National Lifeboat Institution. The postponed March meeting has been rearranged for the June meeting. Caroline Tilley will talk about RNLI, the charity which rescues 24 people a day. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Sat 9 Jun 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Tue 12 Jun 2018 7.30pm Somersetshire Coal CS Annual General Meeting 2018 Radstock Museum, Waterloo Rd, Radstock, BA3 3EP (ST689549). For location see map here Patrick Moss: 07736 859882 Email: chairman@coalcanal.org.uk
Sat 16 Jun 2018 11.00am-5.00pm Reading BC and Kennet & Avon CT (Reading Br) Reading Waterfest. Festival of boats, entertainment and stalls. Great family day out. Admission is free. River Kennet, Forbury Gardens and Chestnut Walk, RG13AH. (SU719734) John Swift: 0118 941 5540 Email: swift.john21@gmail.com Mobile: 07533 886917.
Sat 16 Jun 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Static (not pumping) day. Adults: £4.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Sat 23 Jun 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Sat-Sun 23-24 Jun 2018 10.30am-4.30pm Kennet & Avon CT, Crofton Branch Crofton steaming weekend. Adults: £8.00 Concessions: £7.00 Children under 16: Free. Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW (SU261623). Web: www.croftonbeamengines.org
Wed 27 Jun 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Revolting Women. No tickets required, cash collection after show. Bar, food and refreshments available. Bring chairs and blankets. Outdoor show - shelter if bad weather. The Trout Inn, St John's Bridge, Faringdon Road, Lechlade On Thames, GL7 3HA (SU223990). The Trout Inn: 01367 252313 Web: www.thetroutinn.com or mikron.org.uk
Sun 1 Jul 2018 4.00pm Mikron Theatre Get Well Soon. No tickets required, cash collection after show. Bring a picnic, chairs and blankets. Outdoor show. New venue supported by Reading Borough Council. Abbey Ruins, Abbey Street, Reading, RG1 3HW (SU719735). Tel: 0118 9372771 or mikron.org.uk
Thu 5 Jul 2018 7.45pm Southampton CS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. Followed by cheese and biscuits together with a natter. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Fri 6 Jul 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Revolting Women. No tickets required, cash collection after the show. Food & bar available. Bring chairs and blankets. Outdoor show. The Waterwitch, Colt Hill London Road, Odiham, RG29 1AL (SU745515). Tel: 01256 702778 Web: mikron.org.uk
Sat 7 Jul 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Get Well Soon. No tickets required, cash collection taken after show. Food and refreshments available. Bring chairs and blankets. Outdoor show with shelter in case of bad weather. Bar and food from 5.30pm. The Teapot Tearooms, Britchcombe Farm, Uffington, Faringdon, SN7 7QJ (SU308871). Tel: 07800637917 or 01367 820260 Email: rdewilton@yahoo.com Web: www.facebook.com/TheTeapotTearoomandgarden or mikron.org.uk
Sun 8 Jul 2018 10.30am-4.30pm Kennet & Avon CT (Newbury Br) Newbury Waterways Festival. Display of boats; in the Park will be stalls, activities, and entertainment for all the family with the theme of “Reach for the Skies” this year to celebrate the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force and the 80th anniversary of the Spitfire. Festival entry: free. See website for further info. Victoria Park, Newbury, RG14 5AS (SU473672). Email: newbury.chairman@katrust.org.uk Web: katrust.org.uk/events/
Sat 14 Jul 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Tue 17 Jul 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Get Well Soon. Tickets £12. Tickets via contact. Bar available. Outdoor Show with shelter. Bourne End WI, Spade Oak Farm, Bourne End, SL8 5PS (SU884876). Tel: 01628 531521 or 07860 405000 Email: bourneendwi@yahoo.com Web: mikron.org.uk
Wed 18 Jul 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Revolting Women. No tickets required, cash collection after show. Bar and food available. Outdoor show - shelter if bad weather. The Bounty, Bourne End, Bucks, SL8 5RG (SU888869). By the River Thames - see pub's website re access. Tel: 01628 520056 Web: www.thebountypub.com or mikron.org.uk
Thu 19 Jul 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Get Well Soon. No tickets required, cash collection after show. Bring picnic, chairs and blankets. Outdoor show with indoor backup. Gates open from 6pm for picnics. Eyot Centre, Wargrave Road, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 3JD (SU766823). Tel: 01491 578658 Email: davemcewen@btinternet.com Web: mikron.org.uk
Fri 20 Jul 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Revolting Women. No tickets required, cash collection after show. Bring chairs, blankets and picnic. Outdoor show with shelter and indoor backup. Raffle in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care. The Riverside Tea Garden @ Sonning Lock, Reading, RG4 6UR (SU755757). Please park in village and walk to lock. Gates open from 6pm. Tel: 07710 224008 Web: mikron.org.uk
Sat 21 Jul 2018 7.00pm Mikron Theatre Get Well Soon. Tickets: £13 (concs £11). Refreshments available or on the door. This is an indoor show. Tickets from Mikron - see their website. Donnington Parish Hall, Stockbridge Road, Donnington, Chichester, PO19 8QT. (SU854035) Tel: 01243 839994 Web: mikron.org.uk
Sat 21 Jul 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Static (not pumping) day. Adults: £4.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Sun 22 Jul 2018 2.00pm Mikron Theatre Get Well Soon. No tickets required, cash collection after show. Food and bar available. Bring chairs and blankets. Outdoor show. The Rowbarge, Station Road, Woolhampton, Reading, RG7 5SH (SU572664). Tel: 0118 971 2213 Web: www.brunningandprice.co.uk/rowbarge or mikron.org.uk
Tue 24 Jul 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Get Well Soon. No tickets required, cash collection after show. BBQ, soft drinks and tea and cake stall. Bring chairs and blankets. Outdoor show - shelter if bad weather. Minal Cricket Pavillion, Mildenhall, Nr Marlborough, SN8 2LY (SU213697). Tel: 01672 516408 Web: mikron.org.uk
Wed 25 Jul 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Revolting Women. No tickets required, cash collection after show. Food and bar available. Bring chairs and blankets. Outdoor show. The Rowbarge, Station Road, Woolhampton, Reading, RG7 5SH (SU572664). Tel: 0118 971 2213 Web: www.brunningandprice.co.uk/rowbarge or mikron.org.uk
Sat-Sun 28-29 Jul 2018 10.30am-4.30pm Kennet & Avon CT, Crofton Branch Crofton steaming weekend. Adults: £8.00 Concessions: £7.00 Children under 16: Free. Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW (SU261623). Web: www.croftonbeamengines.org
Sat 28 Jul 2018 1.00pm Mikron Theatre Get Well Soon. No tickets required, cash collection after show. Refreshments available. Gates open from 12pm for picnics. Outdoor show with shelter. Bring picnic, chairs and blankets. Bloomfield Road Allotments, Bloomfield Road, Bear Flat, Bath, BA2 2AB (ST745637). Tel: 07867 532512 Web: www.banesallotments.org.uk or mikron.org.uk
Sat 28 Jul 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Tue 31 Jul 2018 3.30pm Mikron Theatre Get Well Soon. Tickets £12.50 (£8 Child Ticket Concs.) must be booked in advance from Sue 01491 835631. Bistro menu available at extra cost on the day (no need to book). Refreshments, beer and food available. Outdoor show. Waterfront Café, Benson Marina, Benson, OX10 6SJ (SU613916). Tel: 01491 835631 Web: www.waterfrontcafe.co.uk or mikron.org.uk
Tue 31 Jul 2018 8.00pm Mikron Theatre Revolting Women. Tickets £12.50 (£8 Child Ticket Concs.) must be booked in advance from Sue 01491 835631. Bistro menu available at extra cost on the night (no need to book). Refreshments, beer and food available. Outdoor show. Waterfront Café, Benson Marina, Benson, OX10 6SJ (SU613916). Tel: 01491 835631 Web: www.waterfrontcafe.co.uk or mikron.org.uk
Thu 2 Aug 2018 Southampton CS NO AUGUST MEETING. As always, there will be NO August Meeting as the hall is closed for maintenance.   Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Thu 2 Aug 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Revolting Women. No tickets required, cash collection after show. Beer and food available. Outdoor show with shelter. Bring chairs and blankets. The Plough, High Street, Long Wittenham, OX14 4QH (SU545937). Tel: 01865 407738 Web: mikron.org.uk
Sat 11 Aug 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Sat 18 Aug 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Static (not pumping) day. Adults: £4.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Mon 20 Aug 2018 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Get Well Soon. Tickets £10.00 - available from The Council Office, Ockwells, 113 High Street, Cricklade, SN6 6AE. Bring chairs and blankets. Bring your own refreshments. Outdoor event with indoor alternative in the case of bad weather. Cricklade Bloomers, Brook House, High Street, Cricklade, SN6 6DD (SU101938). To be confirmed. Cricklade Town Council: 01793 751394 Web: www.crickladeinbloom.co.uk or mikron.org.uk
Sat-Sun 25-27 Aug 2018 10.30am-4.30pm Kennet & Avon CT, Crofton Branch August Bank Holiday steaming weekend. Adults: £8.00 Concessions: £7.00 Children under 16: Free. Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW (SU261623). Web: www.croftonbeamengines.org
Sat 25 Aug 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Thu 6 Sep 2018 7.45pm Southampton CS Tony Shadick will remind us of our 50th anniversary boat cruise on the Basingstoke Canal and other film/pictures of the Society’s trips over the years. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Sat 8 Sep 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Sat 15 Sep 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Static (not pumping) day. Adults: £4.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Sun-Sat 16 Sep 2018 12.30pm-5.00pm Wey & Arun CT Heritage open day guided walk from Gunpowder Store (Shalford) to Bramley. Approx 2.5km, 2 hours, starting from Stonebridge Wharf, the walk follows parts of the course of the original canal to the former Bramley Wharf. Gunpowder Store may also open. Free of charge (donations to WACT welcome). Pre-book required: online, by email or phone by noon, 13 Sep 2018. Meet at Gunpowder Store, Stonebridge Wharfside, Shalford, GU4 8EH (SU998465). Parking available at Broadford Business Park, Shalford GU4 8EP (SU998467) (behind the Parrot Inn) on the A248 Shalford-Godalming road. Trust Office: 01483 505566 Email: events@weyandarun.co.uk Web: weyarun.org.uk/events33
Sat 22 Sep 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Sat-Sun 29-30 Sep 2018 10.30am-4.30pm Kennet & Avon CT, Crofton Branch Crofton steaming weekend. Adults: £8.00 Concessions: £7.00 Children under 16: Free. Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW (SU261623). Web: www.croftonbeamengines.org
Thu 4 Oct 2018 7.45pm Southampton CS The steamer VIC32. Ron and Myra Glover will tell us about their Scottish cruise on the steamer VIC 32. This will include the Crinan Canal. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Sat 6 Oct 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Sat 13 Oct 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Static (not pumping) day. Adults: £4.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Sat 20 Oct 2018 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Children under 16 free, no concessions. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Sat 28 Oct 2018 10.30am-4.30pm Kennet & Avon CT, Crofton Branch Crofton Halloween steaming. Adults: £8.00 Concessions: £7.00 Children under 16: Free. Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW (SU261623). Web: www.croftonbeamengines.org
Thu 8 Nov 2018 7.45pm Southampton CS “Canalling in the late 50’s and 60’s” is the title of Nick Grundy’s talk. This will be based upon the diaries of his grandfather’s holiday and campaign cruises. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Thu 6 Dec 2018 7.45pm Southampton CS Inter-Society Waterways Quiz. Salisbury IWA will be in charge of this year’s quiz evening. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com

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