06 Nov 2015

Switching on of lights 29 November

Illuminated model boats escort Father Christmas on MS Richmond On Sunday 29 November we have a real treat in store at the Canal Basin. From 3.30 onwards Chichester and Portsmouth model boat clubs will be sailing their flotilla ...

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04 Nov 2015

Reminder – to book your Father Christmas boat trip

Over 2300 tickets sold already! Have Mum, Dad, Gran or Grandad booked your seats to visit Father Christmas? No…. well there are still some spaces, especially mid-week, which is a great time for smaller (pre-school) people to ...

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22 Oct 2015

Help us to grow a tenner

Turn £10 into £21 Over the last year the Trust has benefited to the tune of £1000 from very generous donations made through www.localgiving.com Most of this money has come from the annual “Grow a Tenner” campaign… ...

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10 Aug 2015

“Round the Edges” live folk music at the Basin

A perfect English summer day On a glorious Friday, 7th August, customers and passers by were treated to a eclectic mix of folk, country, jigs and Celtic music from Portsmouth based band “Round the Edges”.  Thank you for ...

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04 Aug 2015

Canal 2016 calendar on sale now

Salterns Lock – Winner 2015 photo competition, photography by Heather Brooks Runner up – Egremont at Selsey tramway, photography by Paul Dent Runner up – Heron taking off on the Canal, photography by Terry Boutwell Many excellent competition ...

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03 Aug 2015

Let battle commence!

More photos and video to come….. On Sunday, 2nd August, the Canal Basin was lined with spectators for the Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team’s re-enactment of the Battle of Trafalgar, with the British fleet victorious over the ...

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20 Jul 2015

Battle of Trafalgar

Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team at the Basin on 2 August On Sunday 2 August, Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team (PMBDT) will re-enact the Battle of Trafalgar as part of the 200th anniversary of Admiral Sir George ...

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13 Jul 2015

Hilarity from Mikron Theatre

Donnington Parish Hall, Thu 6th Aug – 7.30PM Stockbridge Road, Donnington Small Scale on a Big Scale Founded in 1972, Mikron is the UK’s most prolific theatre company. In its 2015 season it will perform at 150 ...

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13 Jul 2015

New Fish & Chips Cruise 25 September

Book soon to avoid disappointment! We have added yet another evening Fish & Chip cruise to our busy schedule… to try and satisfy overwhelming demand for this trip. Full details at https://chichestercanal.org.uk/boat-trips/fish-chips/ Booking is absolutely essential.

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07 Jul 2015

Support Help for Heroes on July 10th @ 10.30

Walk the Canal to support this fabulous charity Doug Hamilton-Cox (Ex Royal Engineers) and his wife are walking all of the canals of the UK to raise money for Help for Heroes. They started the walk in ...

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