Skip at All Cannings this weekend 30th-31st July

July 27th, 2016

There will be a skip at All Cannings in the Long Pound this weekend, 30th to 31st July.

Floating Market 30th-31st July, Bradford on Avon

July 24th, 2016

floating makt

There will be a floating market on the K&A at Bradford on Avon on 30th and 31st July 2016, 10am to 4pm, below Bradford lock.

Protest at CRT Devizes office 6th August

July 19th, 2016

Liveaboard boaters and their supporters are invited to join a protest at Caen Hill, opposite CRT’s office in Devizes at 2.00pm on Saturday 6th August 2016 to express our opposition to CRT’s punitive and unlawful enforcement policy against boaters without home moorings. This policy has seen so many liveaboard boaters on the K&A having their licences restricted to 6 months, threatened with losing their homes, being pressured to give up their homes, and boat children’s education and welfare suffering due to the long distances they are being forced to travel to school.

Off the Cut film showing, Bath, Sat 16th July

July 13th, 2016

There will be a showing of Off the Cut, the film by Wendy Zakiewicz, at the Bell in Walcot St, Bath this Saturday 16th July 2016, followed by some great sounds.

boaters gig

Boat against homelessness

July 13th, 2016

Following recent media coverage of CRT’s punitive policy towards boat dwellers without home moorings, especially the features about families on the K&A who are being threatened with the loss of their home because their children go to school, a boater has contacted us with these comments. Steve Haigh writes:

Mikron to bring chocolate factory to the K&A

July 9th, 2016

Only joking, but the wonderful Mikron Theatre are again coming to the K&A, Wiltshire, Bath and Bristol on their historic narrowboat Tyseley between 10th and 30th July 2016. 

Head teacher condemns CRT’s “inhumane” enforcement policy in meeting with MP

July 4th, 2016

A primary school head condemned CRT’s enforcement policy against boats without home moorings as “inhumane” because of its detrimental effect on boat children, in a meeting between CRT chief Richard Parry and local MP Michelle Donelan.

Off the Cut and Calico Jack double bill 6th July

July 3rd, 2016

Bradford on Avon Fringe  is showing ‘Off the Cut’, the film by Wendy Zakiewicz, followed by the K&A’s best known liveaboard boatie band Calico Jack at the Three Horseshoes, Frome Rd, Bradford on Avon on Wednesday 6th July at 8pm. This boatie double bill promises to be a great night.

K&A boaters action group next meet 11th July, Seend

June 30th, 2016

The next meeting of the K&A boaters action group will be on Monday July 11th at 7.30pm in Seend Cleeve.

CRT to hold K&A dredging meeting on 5th July

June 16th, 2016

CRT is holding a meeting in Devizes on 5th July for boaters to discuss the planned dredging on the K&A. Here is their message about it: