Edinburgh Canal Festival and Raft Race
Our annual free community festival promises all the usual favourites as well as plenty of new activities to keep the regulars refreshed.
If you, or somebody you know would be interested in volunteering, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you'd like to have a stall for your local group, email email@example.com
If you'd like to play music, have a great idea, please contact Pat: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0131 261 8529.
Action will be at the Lochrin Basin (Edinburgh end of the Union Canal, behind Cargo bar) and will kick off with the official opening at 12noon. Here's a taster of what to expect:
water-based: raft race | free boat trips | canoe polo | water walkers
wee boat flotilla | canoe taster sessions
land-based: bands | stalls | street performers | bike assault course
bouncy castle | community mural | face painting | under 5s area | pole jousting
history of the canal: visual timeline of the area's history
contribute on the day by sharing your story
grove community garden open day: tours and story-telling around the garden
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