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.

    Further reading

    spanner
    Janet: Thu 07 Feb

    Marine Engineer Wanted — to join our small, friendly and expanding workshop team. Must have experience of engine maintenance and diesel heaters. Boat joinery and plumbing experience an advantage, although other skills would also be considered. This is a full time position with good pay and working conditions. Please apply in writing to Janet Maughan, Overwater Marina, Coole Lane, Newhall...

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    Sam: Wed 16 Jan 1:17pm

    Look what's arrived. The Overwater Wheelybus has, after some phenomenal fundraising, been handed over to us today. Now we can transport wheelchair users, and those with mobility issues, for trips on our wheelchair friendly Wheelyboat and to appointments...

    Raft Padddle 1
    Janet: Mon 29 Oct

    We are very proud to say they made it! — our engineering team from Overwater Marina, lead by Simon Peek, workshop manager have recently been paddling for pounds as they completed a mammoth 10 mile paddle from the marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute. The team nicknamed "Peeky's Blinders" were in their bespoke mini...

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