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

    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...

    PEEKYS BLINDERS 2016-1
    Carol: Tue 16 Oct 2:56pm

    Sunday the 28th October will see the Overwater Marina engineering team paddling for pounds as they attempt a charity row from the Marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back. Peeky's Blinders, named in honour of workshop manager Simon Peek, have decided to re-launch their raft 'Broke n down' to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute with this sponsored event...

    Peeky's Blinders
    Carol: Wed 26 Sep 1:21pm

    Possibly the smallest narrowboat on the network has recently become available for sale!'Broke n Down' was hand-crafted by the engineers from Overwater Narrowboat Services to take part in this year's raft race at the RNLI festival; which took place alongside the Autumn Boatshare4u Boat show. This narrowboat marvel, and winner of the best-dressed category, was hand-painted and...