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Leigh Canal Festival
Sunday, 16th September ,2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
There will be many water based activities on the canal behind the Leigh Miners including Canal Traders, Canoe Taster Sessions, Canal Cruisers, WAXI and our star attraction N.C.B. George attending for the very first time.
One of the last remaining wooden horse-drawn ‘short’ boats from Leeds & Liverpool Canal, will be here as a floating educational and visitor centre.
Canal artist demonstrations, climbing wall and other children’s activities, Silcock’s Funfairs, Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service, Canal Festival Food Court, Charity Stalls, Voluntary Groups, Gift Stalls, Rugby Match, Leigh Grammar School Heritage Project and many, many more activities.
This year the festival will take place at Leigh Miners Welfare Institute off Kirby Street with new temporary access points being provided on to the towpath for duration of the festival.