Crick Boat Show


Save The Date for Crick Boat Show 2018

The 2018 Crick Boat Show, Britain’s biggest inland waterways event, will be held 26-28 May at Crick Marina, near Daventry in Northamptonshire, NN6 7SQ. Organised by Waterways World in partnership with the Canal & River Trust and Crick Marina, in 2017 the event attracted a record 27,167 visitors. As well as being the canal world’s biggest marketplace, showcasing the inland waterways industry with 300 exhibitors, the Show offers a fantastic day out for all the family with dozens of boats to look round, free boat trips, live music, children’s activities, a real ale marquee, and a large variety of food and drink stalls. Peter Johns, Publisher of Waterways World and Show Director, says: “We are looking forward to welcoming people to our 2018 Crick Boat Show, the UK’s largest inland waterways festival. “Whether people are boating enthusiasts wanting to buy boating products and services, or just looking for a great family day out by the water, there’s lots to see and do at Crick Boat Show. “Inspired by Frank Henry Mason’s vintage railway posters and designed by artist Nicky Thompson, this year we are introducing some colourful new branding for Crick, which aims to capture the vibrancy of the Show.  Unframed prints of the new artwork will available in A2 and A3 sizes from the Waterways World shop, making ideal gifts for Crick Boat Show enthusiasts.”

Crick Boat Show Facts & Figures
• 19th Crick Boat Show – first held in 1999
• Over 26,000 visitors expected to attend 
• 27,167 people visited in 2017, putting attendance up over 20% since 2011
• 300 exhibitors
• 32,000m2 show space to explore
• Boats providing spaces for 1,000 free trips
• 20 food stalls and 1 large bar
• 15 bands and entertainers
• 50 boats exhibiting, including historic working boats
• 300 camping pitches
• Located at Crick Marina, West Haddon Road, Crick, Northants, NN6 7SQ
• Directions by road:  From M1 Junction 18, take the A428 towards West Haddon, bypassing the centre of Crick village.
• Opening times: the Show is open from 10am till 6pm every day except Monday 28 May when it closes at 5pm.  Evening entertainment from 7.30pm to 11.30pm on Friday 26, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May.

For more information and to book tickets, visit or call 01283 742970.


West Haddon Road


26 May 2018 - 27 May 2018




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