Bangladeshi dragon boat races to a ‘floating book festival’: we explore how the Trust is connecting with new audiences by providing event space.
Removing fallen trees, repairing canal banks and fixing bridges: every day is different for the crew of Hertford, the Canal & River Trust’s work boat on the rivers Lea and Stort.
MAKE THE MOST OF WINTER on the London waterways and meet the volunteer heroes working to keep our capital’s canals beautiful and open to all.
EXPLORE THE DOCKS AT SHARPNESS PORT like never before and meet the jogger who removed invasive plants while on his daily run.
SEE FOXTON LOCKS like you’ve never seen it before, get involved in Let’s Fish events and descend into a drained lock chamber.
MEET THE VOLUNTEERS who contributed 1,500 records to our National Waterways Museum database, and an extraordinary lock keeper.
EXPLORE THE NEWLY-CLEARED River Trent at Derwent Mouth and meet a lock keeper who went the extra mile.
WITNESS THE PONTCYSYLLTE AQUEDUCT BEING DRAINED and see new lock gates being installed at an upcoming Open Day near you.
MEET THE VOLUNTEERS who transformed a stretch of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal with sculptures, murals and restored wildlife habitats.
TAKE A FESTIVE TRIP OVER THE PONTCYSYLLTE AQUEDUCT, visit Santa’s grotto and shop ‘til you drop at Whaley Bridge Canal Basin