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  • NEXT OPEN DAY: Sunday 23rd July

We are pleased to be holding a rally to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the ECP&DA and also the 45th anniversary of the reopening of the Great Northern Basin over Spring Bank Holiday weekend 26-28th May 2018, over 100 boats will be moored along the Erewash Canal and in the Great Northern Basin, Langley Mill NG16 4AA 

The rally will have an array of attractions providing a fun day out for all the family. Many boats including leisure, trade, heritage and working narrowboats are expected and there will be a wide range of craft stalls and activities plus a real ale beer tent on site.

The rally is free to the public between 10:00 and 16:00 over the three days.

ECP&DA would like to hear from boaters, traders, charities and local groups who are interested in joining us for the weekend.

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Trade Stalls       Trade Boats         Historic Boats         Pleasure Boats

Trade Boats attending:

Flavoursafloat - Origin Coffee Beans & Ground Roast Coffees, Flavoured Coffees & Speciality Teas & associated gifts. Product only - we do not serve drinks.

Reverie Canal Trading Co - Bespoke metal fabrication & natural wax candles, hand crafted aboard our historic narrowboat butty Lyra. 

Roger Witham (n/b Blue Belle) - Original Paintings, Drawings and greetings cards

Historic Boats attending:

Fellows Morton & Clayton's (FMC) Joshers - Trout (built 1936), Dove (built 1925)

Grand Union Canal Carrying Company (GUCCC) - Large Northwhich Whitby (built 1937) & butty Grimsby (FMC - built 1910); Small Northwich butty Lyra (built 1935)

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