What's on at the London Canal Museum

Walks, talks, boat trips, and more

What's On

Whilst restrictions related to coronavirus remain in place, there are no physical events in the museum. The museum is open to visitors on limited days every week - see Admissions Page.

Our programme of illustrated talks, on the first thursday evening of each month, continues online and will remain online until we are able to resume illustrated talks in the museum and audiences are happy to come to them.

Illustrated Talks

Availability of speakers and technical issues could result in late changes to the programme

A short narrowboat entering the mouth of Islington Tunnel on one of our guided tours.

Temporary Exhibitions

Photo Competition

Enter our photo competition and contribute to an archive of pictures of the canal in its 200th year! Cash prizes to be won. See Photo Competition page.

Children's Holiday Activities

Holiday activities for children are suspended for the remainder of 2020. We hope to have a full programme in 2021.

Tunnel Boat Trips

We regret that there will be no boat trips in 2020

Full List of Events

Date Event
6th August 2020 Illustrated talk: Camden Unlocked by Charlie Forman. The Regent's Canal and its connections at Camden Town. Charlie will talk about the history of the canal at Camden Town, the development of the railway infrastructure and goods yards and how they all linked together. The horse was vital to water rail and road at once time and stables will be mentioned! (Note: Late change of speaker and subject) Will be held online using Zoom. Please register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BpqoBJZxR2Km1T-ndTC_fA
September 2020
3rd September 2020 Illustrated talk: The Tideway Tunnel by Jordan Newall. An online talk.
October 2020
1st October 2020 Illustrated talk: City Road Basin by Giles Eyre. Likely to be an online talk.
November 2020
5th November 2020 Illustrated talk: The Erewash Canal by John Bayliss. To be confirmed.
December 2020
3rd December 2020 Illustrated talk: Limehouse and its basin by Jeremy Batch. May be an online talk.

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