Enjoy a surprisingly rural canal walk on Leicester’s doorstep, followed by a hearty cream tea in an old lock keeper’s cottage
Follow the progress of newbie volunteer Sarah Baxter as she learns the ropes on the towpath this spring
Sit by the fire with traditional music specialist Sam Lee, as he unravels the relationship between water and Britain’s folk heritage
Join Waterfront podcast presenter David Bramwell as he heads to the St Pancras Lock Open Weekend for the grand unveiling of a new pair of 2.5-tonne lock gates.
Meet the boaters, families and time-travelling navvies who stopped by to explore the secret worlds unveiled at St Pancras Lock Open Weekend on 4-5 February 2017
Alice Lapworth shares tales of her time on the canals in the 1950s, sharing space with a family of 11, sleeping under her parents’ bed and jiving to gramophone music on the towpath.
Ruth Allen shares her stretch of the Cromford Canal in Derbyshire and explores why jogging beside water has become integral to her feeling at home.
If you’re looking for a way to burn calories and keep fit this winter, there’s at least one option that doesn’t involve treadmills, Lycra or a hit on your bank balance.
200 years after the Leeds & Liverpool Canal helped kick-start the Industrial Revolution, an arts project is sparking a creative revolution along this historic waterway
Waterfront pays a visit to Santa, as he takes a break from packing up presents in the North Pole to set up a floating grotto in Mercia Marina