This annual one-day festival is based around the City Road Lock, Basin and towpath alongside the Regents Canal, also local streets and a park, in Islington, North London.
Attractions include Stalls, a Children’s Fun Fair with Rides & Bouncy Castles, Punch & Judy, Story-teller, Boat Trips (20mins & 45 mins), Art Projects including free ’Have-a-go-at-Pottery’ sessions, an Outdoor Art Gallery, Live Music (Folk, Ska, Brass, Jazz, Ukuleles) & Street Theatre.
There is also a Regatta with free ‘Have-a-go-at-canoeing’ sessions and Bell-Boat Racing. Arsenal in the Community stage their ‘Penalty Shoot-outs. There is a free Lucky Programme Draw at 4pm, with 2 prizes: £50 cheque or an Arsenal signed T-shirt or Football.’
There are 80 stalls or gazebos arranged along the towpath, Graham St & Danbury St & Graham St Park selling anything from canalware, crafts, books, clothes, jewellery, bric-a-brac, a wide range of hot and cold food and non-alcoholic drinks. There are two public houses on site, The Narrow Boat and The Prince of Wales.
No entry fee.