Chichester Canal 200th Anniversary Celebration

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Start time: 11:00

End time: 15:00

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Celebrate 200 years of history – and the future – at Chichester Canal this Easter!

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Chichester Canal 200th anniversary events and activities

The Chichester Ship Canal Trust charity is celebrating 200 years since the first formal opening of the canal on 9th April 1822. As part of a season of anniversary events, the Trust is hosting a 200th Anniversary Event on Saturday 9th April.

The community celebration event starts at 11am with a gunfire salute from the Fort Cumberland Guard.

The Canal Trust is hosting a day of live music, stalls, food, entertainment, children’s activities, water-based displays including 1950’s vintage tugs, canoe club and model boats, and land-based exhibitions which will feature knitted bunting, volunteer stories and a heritage centre display. The day will culminate in a flotilla along the canal arriving at the basin at 3pm.

Photo – Seashore Pics

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Organiser Details

Name: Chichester Ship Canal Trust



Venue Details

Address: Chichester Canal, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8DT

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