A number of liveaboard boaters on the K&A are Roving Canal Traders. Roving Traders have been facing problems with local authorities recently regarding their trading activities. Nevil Ingram of Justice for Roving Canal Traders writes:
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There will be a Winter Floating Fayre at Lower Wharf, Bradford on Avon from Friday evening 29th November to Sunday 1st December 2019. Trading boats will be selling a wide and eclectic range of traditional canal crafts, art, handmade clothes, food, drink and much more. Come along on Friday at 7pm for the Festive Boat Lights Switch-On when the Cross Guns singers will be singing carols and sea shanties and there will be mulled wine, roast chestnuts and hot food.
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 a floating market in Newbury from August 25th to 27th 2018 at 10am to 5pm. Head to the Victoria Park visitor moorings for high quality hand made arts and crafts, jewellery, food and confectionery from a variety of trading boats, some regulars and others who are new to the K&A, plus entertainment and more.