Water Cans


Waterarts Live! Festival

17-19 September 2021

Batchworth Lock, Rickmansworth

We will be performing our Boat Horse show, reading canal poems and telling stories from the back cabin around our famous pair of boats Ultima and Thule. All in this great new collaboration with established and new artists on the waterways. Click on the link below for full details:


Canals of Old England

24, 25,26, August 2019 (Three shows)
IWA  Festival of Water – FREE admission
Lee Valley Showground
Waltham Abbey EN9 IAB

E&OE – please check with the venues or here before setting out as times and events may change.

Any ticketing problems call 07546 974009 or use the details on the Contacts page


Completed shows:

20 October 2018 France Lynch Church Rooms
Lynch Rd, Stroud GL6 8LL
23 October 2018 St Neots Folk Club
The Priory Centre, St Neots PE19 2BH
Roger & Patti Pitt – 01234 376278
20 November 2018 Ramsey Library
Ramsey Library, 25 Great Whyte, Ramsey,
Huntingdon PE26 1HA
Tel: 0345 045 5225
22 November 2018 Huntingdon Library
Huntingdon Library, Princes St,
Huntingdon PE29 3PA
Tel: 0345 045 5225
23 November 2018 March Library
March Library, City Rd, March PE15 9LT
Tel: 0345 045 5225
1 December 2018 Meysey Hampton
Canals of Old England (duo),
Meysey Hampton Village Hall
School Ln, Meysey Hampton, Cirencester GL7 5JS

**** some performance times to be confirmed – Watch this space for continuing exciting news about 2018 shows currently being planned ****

20 May 18 Stoke Bruerne Top Lock next to Canal Museum
2pm and 4pm – Canals of Old England (duo)
Bridge Rd, Stoke Bruerne, Towcester NN12 7SE

01604 862229

24 May 18 Rugby Boats
730pm – Canals of Old England (duo),
Stowe Hill Wharf, Heyford Ln, Weedon Bec, Nether Heyford, Northampton NN7 4SF

01327 342211
(bring your own seats or mats to sit on)

28 May 18 Crick Boat Show
1pm – Canals of Old England (duo),
Crick Marina, Northamptonshire NN6 7SQ

01283 742 970

2-3 June 18 Leicester Riverside Festival
Time tba – Canals of Old England (duo)
Bede Park and Mile Straight, Leicester, LE2 7NH

 +44 (0)116 4543600

7 June 18 The Steamboat Inn
– Canals of Old England (duo)
Trent Lock, Lock Lane, Sawley NG10 2FY

0115 946 0356

9 June 18 Canalside Heritage Centre, Beeston
Time tba – Canals of Old England (duo)
Canalside Heritage Centre

Weir Cottages, Canal Side,
Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1LZ
0115 9221773

17 June 18 Foxton Locks Canal Festival (Other Stage)
330pm  Canals of Old England (duo)
Gumley Road , Foxton

near Market Harborough LE16 7RA
0116 2792 657

23 June 2018 Historic Boat Rally, Braunston
5pm Canals of Old England (duo),
Braunston Marina & Brokerage
The Wharf, Braunston
Northamptonshire, NN11 7JH
01788 891373


30 June 2018 Private Party, Milton Keynes

7 July 2018 The Pig Place
Food from 6pm, performance 7pm
Canals of Old England (duo),
NB Acres, Aynho Rd, Adderbury, Banbury OX17 3NU
07892 879447

21-22 July 18 Cosgrove Canal Festival
730pm Canals of Old England (duo, 21st, eve) in Village Hall
Busking around festival (Sat and Sun)
Cosgrove Village Hall, Bridge Road, Cosgrove, MK19 7JA

28 July 18 Leighton-Linslade Canal Festival
Main stage – Paddocks
1130-1200,  1250-1320
Canals of Old England (duo)

Tidenfoot Waterside Park
Mentmore Rd, Leighton Buzzard LU7 2AE

14 August 2018 Broadstairs Folk Week
Canals of Old England (duo),
Pierremont Hall Broadstairs, Kent CT10 1JX
01843 604080


1&2 September 2018 Quay Arts Centre (Rescheduled)
1st 8pm Canals of Old England (duo),
2nd tba Folk Music Concert
Quay Arts, 15 Sea Street, Newport Harbour
Isle of Wight, PO30 5BD
01983 822490






16 April 2pm  Rolt Theatre –  Canals of Old England (solo) at the Easter Boat Gathering, National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port CH65 4FW  http://bit.ly/2nPlkg2

22 April 1130am Pitt Rivers Museum,– Canals of Old England (solo) at the  Oxford Folk Weekend OX1 3PP http://www.folkweekendoxford.co.uk/

10 June Canals of Old England (duo), with Support (eve only): Innocent Hare  – Stony Live Festival, York House, Stony Stratford MK11 1JQ  http://www.stonylive.info/pages/home/event_diary.php

30 November 17 Loughton Folk Club
7.30pm Canals of Old England (duo),
Loughton Club, 8 Station Road, Loughton, Essex IG10 4NX    http://www.loughtonfolkclub.btck.co.uk/


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