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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
Tue 6 Aug 2019 7.30pm Mikron Theatre Redcoats. No tickets required, cash collection after show. Beer and food available. Outdoor show. Bring chairs and blankets. Plough Inn, Wolvercote Green, Wolvercote, Oxford, OX2 8BD (SP495096). Tel: 01865 556969 Web: www.theploughoxford.co.uk or mikron.org.uk
Sat 10 Aug 2019 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Accompanied 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 17 Aug 2019 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Accompanied 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-Mon 24-26 Aug 2019 10.30am-4.30pm Kennet & Avon CT, Crofton Branch August Bank Holiday steaming and Crafters & Makers Fair. Adults: £8.00 Concessions: £7.00 Children under 16: Free. Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW (SU261623). Web: www.croftonbeamengines.org
Sat 24 Aug 2019 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Accompanied 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 31 Aug-Sun 1 Sep 2019 0.00am Wilts & Berks CT Melksham Food and River Festival. Looking to welcome a good cross section of boats on the water. In the park, in the region of 80 stalls, plus live music, cooking demonstrations and much more. The King George V Park, Lowbourne, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 7ED. (ST907641). Paul Lenaerts: 07855 887547 Email: paul.lenaerts@wbct.org.uk Web: www.melkshamfoodandriverfestival.co.uk
Sat 31 Aug 2019 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Accompanied 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 5 Sep 2019 Southampton CS Bursledon Brickworks. Mr Bob Marshall will tell us about the brickworks where he is a volunteer. Chilworth Village Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Sat 7 Sep 2019 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Accompanied 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 14 Sep 2019 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Accompanied 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 15 Sep 2019 10.00am Somersetshire Coal CS Walk - Camerton Hopyard to Dunkerton - guided walk. Dunkerton Sewage Works - location uncertain. Derrick Hunt: 01225 863066 Email: workparty@coalcanal.org.uk
Sun 15 Sep 2019 2.30pm-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 original canal to the former Bramley Wharf. Gunpowder Store may also open. Free of charge (donations to WACT welcome). Pre-booking required: online, by email or phone by noon, Thu 8 Sep 2019. 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/events47
Tue 17 Sep 2019 7.45pm Kennet & Avon CT (Reading Br) Wildlife of the Kennet Valley with Adrian Lawson. Entry donation £2.50 (incl K&A members) – to help pay for the meeting. Grange Free Church Hall, Circuit Lane, Southcote, Reading, RG30 3HD (SU692718). John Swift: 0118 941 5540 Email: swift.john21@gmail.com Mobile: 07533 886917.
Sat 21 Sep 2019 11.00am-dusk National Trust Wey River Festival, Dapdune Wharf. Boaters and visitors alike are welcome. There'll be plenty to do such as crafts and many other foodie and activity stands. The illuminated pageant at dusk is the highlight, lighting up the river from the centre of Guildford. Dapdune Wharf, Wharf Road, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4RR (SU992502). National Trust Navigations Office: 01483 561389 Email: riverwey@nationaltrust.org.uk Web: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/
Sat 21 Sep 2019 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Accompanied 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 28-29 Sep 2019 10.30am-4.30pm Kennet & Avon CT, Crofton Branch Crofton Steam Gala. 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 Sep 2019 10.00am-5.00pm The Claverton Group Claverton Pumping Station. Pumping day. Adults: £6.00, Accompanied Children under 16 free, no concessions. Final pumping day this year. Claverton Pumping Station, Ferry Lane, Claverton, Bath, BA2 7BH (ST790643). Tel: 01225 483001 Email: enquiries@claverton.org Web: www.claverton.org
Thu 3 Oct 2019 Southampton CS William Walker. David Farthing will be telling us about the diver who helped save Winchester Cathedral from sinking. Chilworth Village Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Tue 15 Oct 2019 7.45pm Kennet & Avon CT (Reading Br) Somersetshire Coal Canal with Adrian Tuddenham. Entry donation £2.50 (incl K&A members) – to help pay for the meeting. Grange Free Church Hall, Circuit Lane, Southcote, Reading, RG30 3HD (SU692718). John Swift: 0118 941 5540 Email: swift.john21@gmail.com Mobile: 07533 886917.
Thu 17 Oct 2019 7.30pm IWA Salisbury Group “London’s Lost Route To the Sea.” A speaker from the Wey & Arun Canal Trust will inform us about the history, original function and restoration of this navigation. The Green Dragon, Old Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 3AR (SU182275). Ron & Myra Glover: 01722 710322 Email: glover.3@btinternet.com Jon Van de Geer: 01722 412841
Sun 20 Oct 2019 10.00am Somersetshire Coal CS Walk - Dunkerton, including the Aqueducts - guided walk. Dunkerton Parish Hall, The Hollow, Dunkerton, Bath BA2 8BG (ST709596). Derrick Hunt: 01225 863066 Email: workparty@coalcanal.org.uk
Thu 24 Oct 2019 7.30pm Somersetshire Coal CS “Midford - 2 Counties, 3 Parishes, 2 Railways and The Somersetshire Coal Canal” by Roger Halse. Radstock Working Men’s Club, The Street, Radstock, BA3 3PR (ST688547). For location see map here Steve Page: 01761 433418 Email: membership@coalcanal.org.uk
Thu 7 Nov 2019 Southampton CS Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. Andy Lester will talk about the leading nature conservation charity in the two counties, protecting local wildlife and inspiring people to love nature. Chilworth Village Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Thu 21 Nov 2019 7.30pm IWA Salisbury Group “Exploring the South of France by Boat.” Jon Van de Geer will takes us on journeys along the Canal du Rhone a Sete, the Petit Rhone, on an excursion to Carcassonne and a trip along the Canal du Midi. The Green Dragon, Old Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 3AR (SU182275). Ron & Myra Glover: 01722 710322 Email: glover.3@btinternet.com Jon Van de Geer: 01722 412841

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