29 Jan 2023

Easter bunny boat trips

Booking opens on Wednesday 1st February Three Easter bunny boat trips per day will run from 1st to 10th April. There will be activities on board and treats for the children. Priced at just £10 per ticket, ...

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29 Jan 2023

Chichester Fringe presents….

What’s in the box? On Thursday, 16th February, Chichester Fringe will be leading two events at the Canal Basin, to entertain children aged 4 to 8. At 10 am or 3 pm, children can join in for ...

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19 Jan 2023

Half term family fun day

“From winter to spring” – craft activities for the children On 15th February, our Community Team will be waiting to welcome you and your children (age up to 11 suggested) at our Heritage Centre. Please drop in ...

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14 Jan 2023

Thank you to our volunteers

Volunteers celebrate Epiphany On a very wet and windy January day, a large number of volunteers gathered at the Canal Centre for a celebration of Epiphany… continental style. The Trust organised this small party as a thank ...

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11 Jan 2023

Santa boat trip video

Canal Christmas film is live on youtube This year… yet again… our now famous Santa boat trips sold out in days. Thank you to our hundreds of wonderful customers who managed to bag a ticket. We have ...

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09 Jan 2023

3 boats up in the air

Flying high! It’s that time of year when one of the canal trip boats is removed from the water for inspection. Because the trip boats Kingfisher and Richmond carry passengers they must each have an inspection every 2 ...

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21 Dec 2022

Christmas closure

Cafe opening times Firstly, may we wish all of our cafe customers, canal walkers, cyclists, paddleboarders, kayakers and anglers a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Thank you so much for your terrific support throughout ...

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03 Dec 2022

Please be alert!

Resale of Father Christmas boat trip tickets We’ve become aware of Father Christmas trip tickets being offered for sale via social media. (These trips are sold out). Our review suggests that these may be part of a ...

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22 Nov 2022

Christmas lights switch on

Entertainment plus…. Please come and join us at the Canal Basin on Sunday 27 November, from c 4pm, for our annual “switch on” event. You can enjoy a model boat display, a short firework display, a choir, ...

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22 Nov 2022

Christmas cabaret comes to town

Jingle all the way to the canal cafe. 🎄 It’s time to get Christmassy! 🎄 We are super excited to announce our first ever Christmas Cabaret, to be performed by Chichester Fringe. Join us for some festive ...

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