The Little Trip Boat

Saturday 11 September

Take a look below for the festival-favourites on offer for you to
enjoy on Saturday 11 September.

Relax and unwind on ‘The Little Trip Boat’
11am, 1pm and 3pm

Always a firm family-favourite, Aylesbury’s very own ‘The Little Trip Boat’ will be operating boat trips every Saturday throughout September. Each trip lasts approximately 90 minutes, giving festival goers the perfect opportunity to take to the water, relax and unwind as you float down The Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal.

Pop up floating market with the Roving Canal Trader Associations
10am – 5pm (also trading on Sunday 12 September!)

Take a walk along the canal and browse the fantastic products on sale from Lots of Knots, Birds & The Bees, Wobbly soft-serve icecream, Little Pen’s Trading Company and a private toastie boat too! Your perfect opportunity to buy a unique gift for yourself or a loved one!

Historical walks along the canal with The Aylesbury Society

Explore the town’s rich heritage and 200-year-old waterway by taking part in a historical walk along Aylesbury’s beautiful canal, guided by The Aylesbury Society.

Refreshments and sweet treats from Bucks New Uni’s Aylesbury Campus café

Enjoy a hot drink and sweet treat from Buckinghamshire New University’s Aylesbury Campus café while soaking in the beautiful setting of Aylesbury’s town centre’s canal basin.

Queens Parks Arts Centre‘s Open Day
11am – 3pm

Just a short walk away along the canal, the incredible artists, performers and festival friends from Queens Park Arts Centre have a host of free activities as part of their Heritage Open Day offering. There’s art & craft taster sessions for all ages (including pottery, painting & drawing, needlework, jewellery making, woodwork), entertainment in the Limelight Theatre including, live music, theatre and dance, a brand new art exhibition plus rarely seen material from QPAC’s 40-year history.

Live music from The Laughing Ants
11.30am – 12.30pm, 1pm – 1.30pm, 2pm – 3pm

Listen to the happy Trio of Saxophone, Archtop Uke/Guke & Double Bass playing tunes for all occasions! 

And don’t forget to look out for the other fantastic activities taking place on 11-12 September in line with Heritage Open Day!

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