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.
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!!
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.
Away With The Fairies: Fairy/ hippy things
Cake on the Cut: Gin, cake, jams etc
Canalside Naturals : Wood products and jewellery
Croc’s The Vinyl Cut: Artwork
Foxy Lady Creations : Clothing, bags, beeswax wraps
George Bar and Bistro:
Shine On The Water: Brass polishing and products
FloatyBoater Woodturning: Pens, wands and candle holders
There will also be a Christmas Floating Market in Bradford on Avon from 30th November to 2nd December.
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.