Moira Canal Festival 2013
The 2013 Moira Canal Festival
See HOME page for Festival video
The 2013 festival was held at the historic Moira Furnace, on the restored length of the Ashby Canal, over the weekend of 18,19 May. There was a wide range of entertainment for all.
We welcomed The Open Rope, Civil War reenactment society. There was an award-winning dog show, particularly popular with the children, bands, Birds of Prey display, Morris dancing, a variety of childrens entertainment, live steam train rides,classic cars, and a variety of stalls and demonstrations, boats, and refreshments, all on the banks of the Ashby Canal, at the Heart of the National Forest.
Information was available about the Ashby Canal to let visitors find out about the current restoration plans. .
Keep looking here for updates on the 2014 Moira Canal Festival, to be held over the weekend of 17, 18 May. The committee are already working on it!
Moira Furnace, Furnace Lane, Moira, DE12 6AT
click HERE for location map
To get an idea of what to expect, take a look at the report of a past Festival on the NEWS tab, or see the video.
As the plans come together, there will be further information at
Booking forms for 2014 available soon
or trailable boat bookings
(2 good slipways and trailer parking available)
Receipt of the form by us does not necessarily mean your booking has been accepted. We would recommend contacting the trade organiser before sending the form off, to discuss your entry, to assess suitability and avoid duplication of stalls.
If you are a charity or voluntary organisation, special rates are available.
Photos show boats and visitors enjoying a previous festival at the Moira Furnace