Post by kats-n-greys on Mar 12, 2015 13:36:05 GMT -5
Thought that it might provide a slightly different set of shows etc to help fundraise for Gap, most boats seem to have dogs (and cats), so it maybe worth a stall at some of the following- please look as they are all over the country.
02 May - 04 May 2015 Canalway Cavalcade, Little Venice, London : Regent's Canal Canalway Cavalcade, Little Venice, London
Canalway Cavalcade is a major event organised by IWA each year since 1983. It takes place over the early May Bank Holiday weekend, and combines a boat rally with a trade show and a wide range of activities and entertainments, and claims the title of London's premier waterway event.
more information Tweet 02 May - 04 May 2015 Skipton Waterway Festival : Leeds & Liverpool Canal Skipton Waterway Festival
With a theme this year of Nursery Rhymes, we are hoping this will attract many families down to bring out there inner child! This year's festival will be its 14th consecutive festival running over the May Day bank holiday weekend 2nd, 3rd & 4th May 2015 and is to be held within Coach Street car park and the canal basin (BD23 1LH)
more information Tweet 15 May - 17 May 2015 BCN Society Titford Pumphouse Rally : BCN Old Main Line BCN Society Titford Pumphouse Rally
Titford Pumphouse Rally 2015 May 15 to 17 2015. The BCN Society summer rally Real ale, music and entertainment.
more information Tweet 16 May - 17 May 2015 Rickmansworth Canal Festival : Grand Union Canal Rickmansworth Canal Festival
The Rickmansworth Festival takes place on the third weekend of May every year and celebrates canals, the community and the environment. The 22nd Festival, the highlight of the town’s annual calendar and the finale of Rickmansworth Week, will be held on the 16th and 17th May 2015. The top attraction for many is the wonderful array of canal boats from across the country - a terrific spectacle, with at least 100 craft of many types and histories moored along the towpath up to four deep. But there are things to do, see and enjoy whatever your interests, and whatever your age.
more information Tweet 23 May - 25 May 2015 Crick Boat Show : Grand Union Canal Crick Boat Show, Crick
If you are interested in attending the Crick Boat Show as a trader please call Exhibition Sales Manager Ian Sharpe on 01283 742977 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For any other queries, please speak to Rachael Maher on 01283 742962 or email email@example.com
more information Tweet 30 May - 31 May 2015 Etruria Canals Festival : Stoke-on-Trent, Trent & Mersey Canal Etruria Canals Festival
This year’s festival will continue the traditions of the annual community event which is one of the largest free events in Stoke-on-Trent, regularly attracting thousands of visitors to the junction of the Trent and Mersey and Caldon canals in the middle of Etruria. The free festival will bring the canals of Stoke-on-Trent alive with a historic boat parade along the Trent and Mersey canal from Etruria towards Burslem. Music and dance will complement colourful historic canal boats moored along the towpaths of Etruria. Lots of activities for children and adults will be on site and a good time is guaranteed for all. Princess, the historic beam engine in Jesse Shirley’s Bone and Flint Mill will be ‘in steam’ and other attractions are in planning.
more information Tweet 30 May - 31 May 2015 IWA National Festival : Lancaster Canal IWA's 2015 National Trailboat Festival
IWA's 2015 National Trailboat Festival will take place at the Westmorland Show Ground, Crooklands, Cumbria, on the northern reaches of the Lancaster Canal over the weekend 30th - 31st May.
Post by kats-n-greys on Mar 12, 2015 13:42:59 GMT -5
05 Jun - 07 Jun 2015 Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show 2015 : River Thames Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show 2015
Beale Park, The Lake, Lower Basildon, Reading, West Berkshire RG8 9NW A lively three days of boating & fun! Wooden boat builders . New boats for sale . Traditional boats . Try a boat . Auction . Camp site . Free parking . Model Boats . Cooking at Sea . The Lake Arena . Maritime crafts . Adventure Island . Thames moorings . Boat jumble . Arts & crafts . Classic cars . Great food & beer . Wacky entertainers and much more!
more information Tweet 06 Jun - 07 Jun 2015 Leicester Riverside Festival : River Soar Leicester Riverside Festival
Leicester Riverside Festival is a lively weekend of activities for the whole family at Castle Gardens, Bede Park, Mile Straight & Western Boulevard. Sponsored by local housing provider Riverside, and supported by Westcotes Ward Community Meeting, this popular festival offers boat trips, live music, a variety of food stalls from around the world, displays and an exciting choice of activities for all ages, making it a fun packed weekend!
more information Tweet 13 Jun - 14 Jun 2015 Stoke Bruerne Family Festival Weekend : Grand Union Stoke Bruerne Family Festival Weekend
Stoke Bruerne Family Festival Weekend, Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire Celebrating our Canal Heritage - a weekend festival on and off the water for all the family with theatre, live music, dance, children's activities, bar, trade show, boat trips, water pageant, canal crafts show and much more.
Tweet 19 Jun - 21 Jun 2015 Middlewich Folk & Boat Festival : Trent & Mersey Canal Middlewich Folk & Boat Festival
From 19th – 21st June 2015, the market town of Middlewich will be celebrating the special 25th Anniversary of the Folk & Boat Festival! As in previous years, we will be offering an inviting selection of Main stage and Fringe music in various venues around the town, backed up by the colourful array of Narrow Boats along the canal. We are also proud to continue our tradition of Morris Dancing displays, a Celidh night, stalls, workshops and celebration of the rich heritage of Middlewich.
more information Tweet 20 Jun - 05 Jul 2015 Folk on the Water : Warwickshire Canal Folk on the Water
Folk on the Water - the RECIPE: take one medley of musicians and place into a large 8-berth boat. Add organic food, a glass of wine, assorted instruments and move gently along the Warwickshire canal. Position under a warm English fortnight and allow to occasionally settle in pub gardens. Serve with a mixture of canal side communities and add applause to taste.
more information Tweet 20 Jun - 21 Jun 2015 Foxton Locks Festival : Grand Union Canal Foxton Locks Festival
This Festival is organised entirely by volunteers from Foxton Inclined Plane Trust (www.fipt.org.uk) who regularly give their time for free. By visiting our Festival you will be supporting them and most importantly helping them raise the £11m necessary to restore the historic Inclined Plane. There will be a real ale bar as well as a wide cross section of music from some of the best bands in the area.
more information Tweet 27 Jun - 28 Jun 2015 Braunston & Historic Narrowboat : Grand Union Canal Braunston & Historic Narrowboat Rally & Canal Festival
This is the 13th of our hugely popular working narrowboats rally - the UK's largest! Well over 80 historic boats gather and take part in parades with commentary - stirring stuff! There is a real ale beer tent, exhibitors, traders & waterways artists, an open air Songs of Praise church service on Sunday, live music from bands & groups, Morris dancing, fast food, boat horse demonstrations, a theatrical presentation Admittance is free but if you bring your car there is a parking fee of £10.
more information Tweet 27 Jun - 28 Jun 2015 Leeds Waterfront Festival : Leeds & Liverpool Canal Leeds Waterfront Festival
Leeds Waterfront Festival is set to be bigger and better than ever by the return of the Leeds Community Foundation Dragon Boat Spectacle! in addition to the new IWA Boat Gathering at Thwaite Mills Museum! The Leeds Waterfront Festival features live music, local bands, arts and dance, on the water fun, canal boats, boat trips and much more, all at the coolest waterfront venues in Granary Wharf, Brewery Wharf, Clarence Dock and Thwaite Mills Watermill. There is something for everyone to enjoy!
more information Tweet 28 Jun - 29 Jun 2015 Chesterfield Canal Festival : Chesterfield Canal We will be holding our Festival at Staveley Town Basin, S43 3XZ We will have all three of our trip boats and lots of entertainment, attractions and caterers. Further details will be put on this page over the coming months. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 01246 477569 for further information or if you would like to have a stall or bring a boat.
Post by kats-n-greys on Mar 12, 2015 13:43:32 GMT -5
04 Jul - 05 Jul 2015 Stratford-upon-Avon River Festival : River Avon Stratford-upon-Avon River Festival
Welcome to the 2015 Stratford River Festival. For a weekend in the summer, come and enjoy free family fun in Stratford-upon-Avon with music, narrow boats on the River Avon, craft and food stalls, family zone, charity stalls, illuminated boat parade and spectacular fireworks...
more information Tweet 11 Jul - 12 Jul 2015 Evesham Festival : River Avon Evesham River Festival
Workman Gardens will see the return of the Evesham River Festival on the weekend of 11th & 12th of July 2015. This year’s event was again a big success and yet again we cannot wait to begin preparations for next year’s festival. The 2014 programme of activities included fly pasts by a Dakota, illuminated boat parade, live music, morris dancing, boat demonstrations, boating competitions and much more. The festival is famous for its fancy dress, both for people and the boats. With fairground rides and activities like bouncy castles, there was plenty of extra things for the children to do. Also found were a range of stalls which includes a beer tent, various food outlets and crafts.
more information Tweet 17 Jul - 19 Jul 2015 Bristol Harbour Festival : Bristol Harbourside, Kennet & Avon Canal Bristol Harbour Festival
Bristol Harbour Festival will take place on 17 -19 July 2015. If you are a fan of arts, circus, dance, music, boats, nautical capers, good food and drink and general enjoyment - make sure you put that weekend in your diary. The Harbour Festival is one of the UK's largest public events and a chance for the city to showcase its rich musical and performance roots. Over 250,000 festival fans head down to the historic waterfront to party, dance and relax.
more information Tweet 18 Jul - 19 Jul 2015 Blackburn Canal Festival : Leeds & Liverpool Canal Blackburn Eanam Wharf area is to host the first Blackburn Canal Festival
Blackburn’s Third ever canal festival which boasts to be bigger and better, will be held at Eanam Wharf on Saturday and Sunday 18th - 19th July 2015. 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, drama performances, face painting, bouncy castle, stalls selling cakes sweets etc.
more information Tweet25 Jul 2015 Alrewas Canal & Music Festival : Trent & Mersey Canal The Alrewas Canal & Music Festival
In addition to Open Mic music featuring musicians from Staffordshire, we hope to feature traditional jazz and canal folk music – more on that as the programme develops. The bar in the main marquee will feature real ales from Burton Bridge Brewery at competitive prices.
more information Tweet25 Jul 2015 Linslade Canal Festival : Grand Union Canal Linslade Canal Festival
Located in one of the town’s picturesque green spaces with easy access to the Grand Union Canal, this popular event is themed around the arts & craft industry showcasing traditional rural craft skills, handmade crafts and local arts & crafts as well as promoting life on the canal, heritage of the town, local conservation and rejuvenation of disused sand quarries. The ever popular rural crafters will be demonstrating traditional skills from love spoons, trugs, bee skeps and baskets offering visitors an insight into their history and how these specialist skills are being kept alive.
Tweet 08 Aug - 09 Aug 2015 Blisworth Canal Festival : Grand Union Canal Blisworth Canal Festival
Blisworth’s waterfront will be full of trade boats and stalls selling everything from cheese to boat oil with 2 trip boats operating both days. The Playboat ‘Funion Bargee’ will also be moored and providing free play sessions. *FREE MOORING *FREE PARKING *FREE ENTRY *FREE WALKS & TALKS
more information Tweet15 Aug 2015 175th Anniversry of The Duplicate Locks : Oxford Family Fun Day at Hillmorton
15th August 2015 9am to 11pm Family Fun Day at Hillmorton, Rugby, to mark 175th Anniversry of The Duplicate Locks opening and 225 years of the Oxford Canal. Historic Boats, steam power, canal skill displays, music through the decades, Real Ale, great food plus a whole range of canal activities that the public can join in on.
TweetTBA Rochdale Canal Festival : Rochdale Rochdale Canal Festival
Come and join a week of FREE fun packed activities and discover the Rochdale Canal. Activities include guided walks, bike rides, canoe and angling taster sessions, boat rides, wildlife workshops, art and photographic competitions, fun days and much more
more information Tweet 20 Aug - 23 Aug 2015 Green Man Festival : Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal Green Man Festival
August 20th - 23rd 2015
more information Tweet 22 Aug - 23 Aug 2015 Gloucester & Herefordshire Canal Trust Festival : Hereford & Gloucester Canal Gloucester & Herefordshire Canal Trust Festival
Following on from previous year's successes, the 2015 H&G Canal Festival - coupled with the Saturday evening Beer, Cider & Perry Festival - is expected to bigger and better than ever before.
more information Tweet 24 Aug - 30 Aug 2015 Kirkintilloch Canal Festival : Kirkintilloch, Forth & Clyde Canal Kirkintilloch Canal Festival
This year's Kirkintilloch Canal Festival will run from Monday 24th August to Sunday 30th August 2015 and we are delighted to offer the most diverse programme of events ever! Experience educational aspects that the canal can offer as well as the entertainment and excitement of Saturday night's firework display and Sunday's fun packed gala.
more information Tweet 29 Aug - 31 Aug 2015 Northampton Festival of Water : River Nene Northampton Festival of Water
IWA is holding a major waterways event on the river Nene over the August Bank Holiday Weekend in 2015. The event, will be centred around the waterfront at Becket’s Park and will have an array of attractions on and off the water providing a fun day out for all the family! Up to 200 boats, including leisure, trade, heritage and working narrowboats, are expected in the marina and along the river front as well as a wealth of smaller craft such as canoes, rowing boats, sailboats, windsurfers and ribs. There will also be opportunities for visitors to get afloat on board trip boats and water taxis.
more information Tweet 29 Aug - 30 Aug 2015 Burnley Canal Festival : Leeds & Liverpool Canal Burnley Canal Festival
Burnley Canal Festival. Join us in Burnley East Lancashire for a celebration of canal and town heritage. Free events, canoe taster sessions, best decorated boat competition, canal film festival, family fun and much more. All welcome. See you there!
Post by kats-n-greys on Mar 12, 2015 14:31:28 GMT -5
12 Sep - 13 Sep 2015 Stoke Bruerne Village at War Weekend : Grand Union Village at War Weekend, Stoke Bruerne
A canal village goes back to the 1940s with Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly-past, living history groups, tanks and vintage military vehicles, fashion parade, food rationing, black market traders, live music, village hall tea dances, vintage boats, fire power demonstrations, air raid experiences, drumhead service with Royal British Legion and much more. Admission £6 (children under 16 Free)
TweetTBA BCNS Bonfire Rally : BCN Old Main Line BCNS Bonfire Rally 2015
Fireworks on the night of the 1st. Real ale bar, barbecue, bonfire and live music as well. Come by boat, (Engine Arm Junction on the BCN Old Main Line, just above Smethwick Locks), by train (two hundred yards from Smethwick Rolfe Street Station, or by car to Smethwick Enterprise Centre, Rolfe Street, Smethwick B66 2AR.
Luke Bryan is my favourite country singer. His voice takes me away from all issues of this world so I start enjoy my life and listen songs created by his voice. Now the singer is going on a tour this year. The concerts scheduled for the whole 2019, up to the mid-October. Tickets are available for everyone. If you love contry music, then you must visit at least one Luke's concert. All tour dates are available at the <a href=https://lukebryantourdates.com>lukebryantourdates.com</a>. Visit the website and make yourself familiar with all Luke Bryan concerts in 2019!
Breaking Benjamin is my favourite rock-band of 90s. Breaking Benjamin had so many hits! The ones I remember are 'The Diary of Jane', 'Tourniquet' and their hit 'So Cold'. These are real songs, not garbage like today! And it is sooo good that Breaking Benjamin have a tour in 2019! So I'm going to visit their concert this year. The full list is here: <a href=https://breakingbenjaminconcerts.com>https://breakingbenjaminconcerts.com</a>. Check it out and maybe we can even visit one of the performances together!
jdodds: I'm new here and trying to learn all I can about adoption/fostering a greyhound
Oct 17, 2016 10:08:19 GMT -5
meggymoo: hi can anyone give advice as my grey is really really scared of the fire works.she doesnt like loud things anyway so turning the tv up doesnt help.she is literally shaking in her shoes ...please help
Nov 3, 2016 15:24:08 GMT -5
mellyb123: hello im a brand new greyhound owner. i am more anxious then my dog.. any tips plz xxx
Feb 11, 2017 8:48:28 GMT -5
missfleur2003: Hello. I am new to this site and noticed that the posts for available dogs seem to be quite old. Some seem to be years old. Are the dogs shown still available.
Feb 27, 2017 13:43:46 GMT -5
littledinkk: Brand new Greyhound owner here too. Ditto what mellyb123 said! xx
Mar 6, 2017 8:09:31 GMT -5
peggy: Also a brand new greyhound owner, I love her already. It's hard to believe she is 4 years old, I have to keep reminding myself she was in a kennel and not a home. She is a beaut, but goes skits around food, I suppose it was the excieting time of day x
Apr 20, 2017 14:26:04 GMT -5
dasherman: Hi, can anyone offer any suggestions as to why when it is sunny, my adopted ex racer is terrified to leave the house to eat or drink or anything for that matter? Seems to be obsessed by the sky?
May 7, 2017 9:03:45 GMT -5
rusty1968: Hi has Magnum finally gone to a great home the details are old but he is lovely
Mar 10, 2018 6:03:17 GMT -5
curlyk: Yes he has been rehomed. I saw a while back. Not been updated on the site I think...
May 16, 2018 13:29:01 GMT -5
kiri07: I have been concerned with my 7 year old greyhound losing hair on her thighs, but it looks like it is a normal thing. She's losing a little in a few other places too. I saw someone say something about vetzyme condition tablets? I also heard organic oat
Aug 14, 2018 14:31:19 GMT -5
kiri07: can help grow their hair back as well. Any thoughts or suggestions?
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steeveet: Hi there, just had our home inspection by a lovely lady with her Greyhound Arthur, who I could have happily snaffled as he was sweet and at home with our girl Belle. Does anyone here know how we now get to meet any of the dogs who need a home?
Oct 26, 2018 9:46:28 GMT -5
rachelb003: Hi Steeveet. LIsa has your homecheck and will be in touch ASAP to arrange for you to come to the kennels and meet the dogs. Thanks
Oct 27, 2018 8:16:27 GMT -5
steeveet: Thanks Rachel003, soo excited to meet a lovely new hound
Oct 29, 2018 5:32:16 GMT -5
greylover68: Can I shout out advice re fireworks! Rock Rose which is a Bach’s Flower Remedy works fantastically! My great big big is petrified but a few drops of Rock Rose and he’s calm within minutes. It is for fear so would help with other things too.
Dec 5, 2018 14:05:42 GMT -5
angelahill: Hi I am interested in one of your dogs. Please call 07906330697 if there is anyone available to talk to. We have been home check by another charity.
Mar 18, 2019 14:02:01 GMT -5
cccbottle: Hi, am interested in Miss Lyra....how do we go about coming to visit her with our 9 yr old male Denis. please contact us on this board. left this on 8/4/19
Apr 8, 2019 9:01:19 GMT -5
edwardmatthews: Hello, my wife and I are keen to adopt our first dog. We're looking for a medium sized young dog. We live within big communal gardens and will be with him/her every day. Please call us on 07860 343 387 at your convenience. Edward and Alexandra Matthews.
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