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IWA Festival Burton-on-Trent

Join us at IWA Festival of Water on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Burton Upon Trent for a bank holiday weekend of fun for all who love spending time by the water.

A full programme of music and dance will take place.

Boat & campsite bookings

We are now open for boat and campsite bookings.

Download a boat & campsite booking form (pdf)

Stallholder & trader bookings

We are now open for stallholder and trader bookings.

Download a trade booking form (pdf)

The following stallholders and catering providers have already booked in:

Food and Drink

Real Ale Bar
JW Catering – Burgers, sausages, bacon and chips, etc.
Freeman Catering – Pork and beef carvery / tropical slushes
Anil Kholi – Indian street food
La Fiamma – Wood fired pizzas
Platinum Pancakes – Sweet and savoury pancakes
The Retro Coffee Company – Tea, coffee, cakes, crepes and waffles
Ricky Dhillon Ice cream Van

Exhibitors, Traders and Charities

Ashby Canal Association – Information about the Ashby Canal and the society.
Benebery Products – Hand drawn laser engraving with crafting table for make your own ornaments.
Boaters Christian Fellowship – Information about the fellowship.
Dallow Lock Crafts – Wooden toys and jigsaws.
Ebinka Craft – Handmade products from fabric, wool, wood and card.
Out of my Shell – Seaside crafts and hair braiding.
Pansy Power Craft – Homemade sewn and crocheted goods.
The Pod Floating Studio – Handmade canal inspired fused glass made aboard narrowboat The Pod.
Sew Singular – Bags, aprons, journals and cards, etc.
Simon Bonsai – Bonsai trees & accessories.
Sugarfoot – Roses and Castles crafts.
Trent and Mersey Canal Society – Promotion of the Canal Society, second-hand books and bric-a-brac.
Wallflower Gifts – Novelty Mugs, wall plaques and other gifts.
Willow Boats Ltd – Beautifully hand painted boats using modern materials.
Vimart Signwriting – Traditional signwriting beautifully designed and carefully applied.
Waterways Recovery Group North West – Hundreds of second-hand books and bric-a-brac.
Woofs Treats – Defra approved dog treats and gifts for dog lovers.

Lots more to come

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Event Dates

27th - 29th August 2022

Location

Burton-upon-Trent

IWA

IWA Festival of Water 2022

Join us at IWA Festival of Water on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Burton Upon Trent for a bank holiday weekend of fun for all who love spending time by the water.

A full programme of music and dance will take place.

Boat & campsite bookings

We are now open for boat and campsite bookings.

Download a boat & campsite booking form (pdf)

Stallholder & trader bookings

We are now open for stallholder and trader bookings.

Download a trade booking form (pdf)

The following stallholders and catering providers have already booked in:

Food and Drink

Real Ale Bar
JW Catering – Burgers, sausages, bacon and chips, etc.
Freeman Catering – Pork and beef carvery / tropical slushes
Anil Kholi – Indian street food
La Fiamma – Wood fired pizzas
Platinum Pancakes – Sweet and savoury pancakes
The Retro Coffee Company – Tea, coffee, cakes, crepes and waffles
Ricky Dhillon Ice cream Van

Exhibitors, Traders and Charities

Ashby Canal Association – Information about the Ashby Canal and the society.
Benebery Products – Hand drawn laser engraving with crafting table for make your own ornaments.
Boaters Christian Fellowship – Information about the fellowship.
Dallow Lock Crafts – Wooden toys and jigsaws.
Ebinka Craft – Handmade products from fabric, wool, wood and card.
Out of my Shell – Seaside crafts and hair braiding.
Pansy Power Craft – Homemade sewn and crocheted goods.
The Pod Floating Studio – Handmade canal inspired fused glass made aboard narrowboat The Pod.
Sew Singular – Bags, aprons, journals and cards, etc.
Simon Bonsai – Bonsai trees & accessories.
Sugarfoot – Roses and Castles crafts.
Trent and Mersey Canal Society – Promotion of the Canal Society, second-hand books and bric-a-brac.
Wallflower Gifts – Novelty Mugs, wall plaques and other gifts.
Willow Boats Ltd – Beautifully hand painted boats using modern materials.
Vimart Signwriting – Traditional signwriting beautifully designed and carefully applied.
Waterways Recovery Group North West – Hundreds of second-hand books and bric-a-brac.
Woofs Treats – Defra approved dog treats and gifts for dog lovers.

Lots more to come

Details

Opening Times

10am - 6pm

Saturday and Sunday. On Monday the site closes at 5pm. Free entry.

General Enquiries

Location

Shobnall Fields, Shobnall Road, Burton-upon-Trent DE14 2BB

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Location

Burton-upon-Trent

Shobnall Fields, Shobnall Road, Burton-upon-Trent DE14 2BB

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Our volunteers organise events like IWA Festival of Water to provide free activities and memorable experiences on the water and beside it. Please consider donating to support the waterways.

Volunteer at IWA Festival of Water

Festival volunteers required

Every year during the Festival of Water we need volunteers for directing car park traffic, litter picking, clearing and cleaning tables, distributing programmes, donation buckets, helping with entertainments and PA, supervising WOW children’s activities, assisting with site information points and many other activities. Before and after the event we need volunteers to help with erecting marquees and other site setup and take down jobs

For more information or to volunteer, tick the volunteer box on your booking form, or contact event.volunteer@waterways.org.uk, telling us your name, phone number and email address. Or just turn up at the information desk during the festival.

Or why not Join the festival organising team?

Come and join the team of volunteers, who organise one of the most eagerly anticipated inland waterways events in the country. The IWA Festival of Water committee is looking for volunteers to join us in planning and arranging this popular event.

For more information about joining the Festival of Water team contact event.volunteer@waterways.org.uk.

 

Support the waterways

Our volunteers organise events like IWA Festival of Water to provide free activities and memorable experiences on the water and beside it. Please consider donating to support the waterways.

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