01 Jun 2023

Volunteers’ Week 1 to 7 June

Thank you to our volunteers At the start of Volunteers’ Week we would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to all our volunteers who help to make the canal what it is today:  running boat trips, ...

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31 May 2023

Signs of Summer

Family fun days and more this Summer Family fun this summer kicked off on 31st May in glorious sunshine with 104 visitors. More fun days are scheduled during the school holidays and include themed events with free ...

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17 May 2023

A new attraction at the canal

Welcome to 9 cygnets Lots of excitement at the canal this week.  The first cygnets of the year were spotted on Thursday by canal nature watchers Nilla Roberts and Mel Alllen.  Volunteer photographer, David Richardson made an ...

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17 May 2023

The Big Help Out news

Can you sign up to help? Following on from celebratory canal cruises at the weekend, we held our Big Help Out event on Monday 8th May.  A big thank you to all the volunteers who helped to ...

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30 Apr 2023

May family fun day

Signs of Summer On Wednesday, 31st May, our volunteer Community Team will be hosting a family fun day in the Canal Heritage Centre at the Canal Basin. You are free to drop in with your children any ...

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22 Apr 2023

‘The Big Help Out’

Meet our volunteers to find out how you could help To mark the Coronation organisations across the country will be providing opportunities to help out in local communities through ‘The Big Help Out’ on Monday, 8th May. ...

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15 Feb 2023

Parking and water activity restrictions

Notice to Canal Basin visitors On Friday 17th and Saturday 18th, Chichester District Council will be staging a laser show across the Canal Basin, along with street food stalls. These events start at 5pm. However, set up ...

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07 Feb 2023

Mother’s Day cream tea cruise

Say thank you to Mum! Enjoy a 2-hour Cream Tea Cruise aboard Richmond taking in the sights of our beautiful local countryside. Includes a box of tempting treats and a glass of prosecco for everyone. Trips run ...

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06 Feb 2023

St Patrick’s Day cruise

Wear the green! Yes, feel free to don the shamrock, a Guinness hat or whatever! Bring the Luck of the Irish and join us on Chichester Canal. Enjoy some Irish favourites and sing along while enjoying Fish ...

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02 Feb 2023

Laser light show

Free family entertainment As a follow up to “Culture Spark” in 2022, Chichester District Council will be offering a laser light show over Chichester Canal Basin on 17th and 18th February. The fun starts at 5pm each ...

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