RNLI Festival Weekend

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RNLI Festival Poster 2016
Festival Schedule
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Our fifth annual RNLI Festival is on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September at Overwater Marina.
All the money raised on the day goes to the RNLI to support their vital nationwide life saving service.
Saturday

  • Boat Share Show 10am to 5.30pm
  • BBQ & Entertainment (live music and A Waterways Comedy, hot food and the RNLI bar) from 5.30pm
    Sunday
  • Donkey Derby 11am to 1.30pm
  • Donkey Rides from 1,3opm
  • Dog Show with Steve Leonard 2,30pm
  • Whitchurch Dog Display Team 3.30pm
  • RNLI Childrens Presentation half-hourly from noon
    Saturday and Sunday
  • Cheshire Cat boat trips round the Marina
  • Wheelyboat Trips
  • RNLI Stalls and Raffle in the Main Marquee
  • Canal & River Trust, Inland Waterways and Shropshire Union Canal Society Stands
  • Food & Drink
  • Food by Marshall Catering and Oxtail & Trotter
  • Waterside Café
  • Cream Teas
  • Snugbury's Ice Cream by Lllovely
  • RNLI bar
    Car Parking
    £5 for weekend car pass (£3 after 2pm on Sunday).
    Caravans and Camping
    Some field pitches are available for the Festival weekend only (no facilities) -- please book in advance with Overwater Marina on 01270 812677.

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