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Canal Kids Christmas Party and Floaty Boat Fund Launch Party, 14th December, Bradford on Avon

Monday, December 10th, 2018

It will be Christmas party time for boaters of all ages on 14th December 2018. The Floaty Boat Fund is to be launched with a Christmas Party at 7pm-midnight at St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon BA15 1DE.

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group next meet 10th December, Bath

Monday, November 26th, 2018

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 10th December 2018 at 7.30pm in the back room, Barley Mow, 32 Bathwick St, Bath BA2 6NZ. All are welcome.

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K&A Christmas Floating Market, Bradford on Avon, 30th November – 2nd December

Monday, November 26th, 2018

The popular K&A Floating Christmas Market will take place at Bradford on Avon Lower Wharf, from Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December 2018 from 11am to 6pm. 

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Boat Fire Safety Talk, Devizes, this Tuesday 27th November

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

There will be a Boat Fire Safety presentation at the Black Horse, Bath Road, Devizes (between locks 47 and 48 on the Caen Hill flight) this Tuesday 27th November 2018 at 7pm. There will also be one on 4th December 2018 at 6.30pm at the Cross Guns, Avoncliff.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service will be giving comprehensive advice on how to make your boat as fire safe as possible and what to do in case of fire, including FREE SMOKE DETECTORS AND CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS!!

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Kintbury Winter Floating Market, 16th – 18th November

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

This weekend will see the first Floating Market at Kintbury. This Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm there will be boats selling a wide variety of quality handmade goods, food and drink. Head to the visitor moorings by the station car park for your Christmas gifts, art, crafts, jewellery and more.

Traders include:

Away With The Fairies: Fairy/ hippy things

https://www.facebook.com/Imogen.Number1/

Cake on the Cut: Gin, cake, jams etc

https://www.facebook.com/Cake-on-the-cut-626295857502169/

Canalside Naturals : Wood products and jewellery

https://www.facebook.com/CanalsideNaturals/

Croc’s The Vinyl Cut: Artwork

https://www.facebook.com/crocsthevinylcut/

Foxy Lady Creations : Clothing, bags, beeswax wraps

https://www.facebook.com/FoxyLadyCreations/

George Bar and Bistro:

https://www.facebook.com/Georgebarandbistro/

Shine On The Water: Brass polishing and products

https://www.facebook.com/shineonthewater/

Wyre-Wytch Jewellery

https://www.facebook.com/Wyre-Wytch-442160362914979/

FloatyBoater Woodturning: Pens, wands and candle holders

https://www.facebook.com/FloatyBoaterWoodturning/

There will also be a Christmas Floating Market in Bradford on Avon from 30th November to 2nd December.

Boat fire safety talk, Bradford on Avon, 8th November

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

There will be a Boat Fire Safety Talk at 7pm tomorrow, Thursday 8th November 2018 at the Lock Inn, Lower Wharf, Bradford on Avon. 

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A sad week for K&A liveaboards – but the community rallies round

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Within the space of a week some sad events have taken place on the K&A.

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group next meeting 8th October, Semington

Friday, September 28th, 2018

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 8th October 2018 at 7.30pm at the Somerset Arms, High St, Semington BA14 6JR, a 5 minute walk south from the canal bridge.

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Stag party crew sinks liveaboard – community meeting this Wed 26th September

Monday, September 24th, 2018

There will be an emergency meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 26th September 2018 at the Canal Tavern, Bradford on Avon to discuss action following the sinking of a historic wooden narrowboat by a stag party on hire boats from ABC Leisure at the weekend. CRT, hire companies and Wiltshire Council have been invited.

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First floating market in Devizes, Sept 1st – 2nd

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

There will be a floating market at Devizes Wharf this weekend, Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September 2018 to coincide with the Devizes Carnival.

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