BLACKBURN CANAL FEST 2016



        

Leeds Liverpool Canal Bicentenary 2016

 Blackburn’s forth ever canal festival which boasts to be bigger and
better, will be held at Eanam Wharf on

Saturday and Sunday 23rd - 24th July 2016.

The family fun weekend celebrating the history of the Leeds Liverpool
Canal and the importance that Eanam Wharf played in the development of
Blackburn will be packed with; tradition and modern dance, live and
recorded music, the Kennet historical barge, drama performances, face painting, bouncy castle, stalls
selling cakes sweets etc. food hawkers, canal boat trips, tradition and
artisan market stalls, football tournament, Classical summer evening concert,Traditional Canal Songs and poems performed by DAPA Blackburn & District Camera Club print exhibition of local area, The Kathleen Ferrier, Blackburn's first lady of song exhibition, and much much more.

If you would like to

help volunteer at this year’s event or if you are a boater a would like to come
along and join our flotilla then please go to the boat owners page or contact
the festival office on 01254 699221 or email
blackburncanalfest@dapa.info



HELP SPREAD THE WORD AND JOIN US ON FACEBOOK OR TWITTER THIS IS A FREE PUBLIC
EVENT RUN BY VOLUNTEERS FOR ALL THE FAMILY TO COME ALONG LEARN AND ENJOY THE
CANAL AND BLACKBURN'S HERITAGE.  

    






SPONSORS
  • CANAL & RIVERS TRUST

    The CANAL & RIVER TRUST are proud to support the 2016 Blackburn Canal Fest. More information on the trust can be found at http://canalrivertrust.org.uk/


  • DAPA DANCE ACT SING PERFORM

    DAPA ARE PROUD TO SUPPORT THE BLACKBURN CANAL FEST 2016, with lots of dance, drama, singing and music being provided by the centre. more information on classes and DAPA can be found at http://www.dapacentre.co.uk


  • TWIN VALLEY HOMES

    Without Twin Valley Homes our 2013 event would not have been possible, their efforts and support for our first event were unbelievable and we hope that the partnership we have formed will continue for future years to make every festival as good as this one has been.

    Most people are not aware that Twin Valley Homes are Blackburn with Darwen's largest registered social landlord, managing around 8,000 properties as part of the Together Housing Group.


  • BLACKBURN with DARWEN BOROUGH COUNCIL

    BLACKBURN with DARWEN BOROUGH COUNCIL are proud to support the Blackburn Canal Fest 2016. For more information on Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council please go to http://www.blackburn.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx


  • CALYPSO CARIBBEAN RESTAURANT

    Calypso Restaurant Blackburn are proud to support Blackburn Canal festival 2014 for more details and offers please go to our facebook page.


  • SuperSlowWay

    Super Slow Way are the senior supporters of the Bicentenary celebrations they have turned Blackburn Canal Festival into an event that any Town or City would be very proud of. Thank you


EANAM WHARF
EANAM WHARF  is proud to host the Leeds Liverpool Canal's Bicentenary celebrations at
Blackburn Canal Fest.
SHOTS OF THE FIRST FESTIVAL









Bill Charnley  and Kelvin Gudger Event Organisers

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