UK Rallys

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The Boating Association Spring Rally 25th, 26th & 27th May 2013

Canoe England confirmed as Partners of Outdoor Leisure Show

The Outdoor Leisure Show, taking place this August Bank Holiday (24-26 August) has confirmed a partnership with Canoe England, a division of the British Canoe Union, who will be sponsoring the canoeing and kayaking elements of the show.

Debbie Groom, Senior Development Officer at Canoe England says “Canoe England are excited to be working with the Outdoor Leisure Show in August 2013.  We aim to help and inspire more people to Go Canoeing and to get on the water complementing the aspirations of the show. We will be offering a chance for people to get involved in paddling at the show in what should prove to be a must see event.”

‘Go Canoeing’, the Canoe England Olympic legacy project, will be attending the Outdoor Leisure Show as part of the Canoe Village section within the showground, and enabling visitors to enjoy taster sessions in canoes and kayaks on the lake at Lee Valley White Water Centre, opened in 2011 and home of London 2012 Olympic Canoe Slalom.

The Outdoor Leisure Show takes place at River Lee Country Park within the 10,000 acre Lee Valley Regional Park and encourages novices and the experienced alike to try a wide range of outdoor water activities from canoe taster sessions; dinghy and windsurf introductory lessons to canal narrow boat rides and boat interior tours. Those who prefer to remain on land are set to enjoy countryside walking, cycling and running activities set among acres of parkland with nature trails and towpath excursions.

There will also be a weekend-long program of entertainment, featuring live bands and real ale marquee, plus a traditional fairground, craft market and fine food fair. A wide range of exhibitors will offer outdoor activity, leisure and camping equipment, clothing and associated products.

Campers and caravanners can pitch on-site to enjoy a full weekend of healthy outdoor inspiration for just £24 a night when you book for the whole weekend, or £30 for just one night when booked prior to 30th April.  Mooring is available at a cost of £1.24 per foot booked prior to 30th April and £1.86 per foot thereafter.

Day tickets cost £9 in advance for an adult, £10 for a concession or £7 for a child (5-16), weekend tickets cost £20, £17 and £14 respectively.  Tickets on the gate cost an average of 30% more.  Great value family tickets are also available. 

Visit for more details and to order tickets.  Those interested in trade space at the show should contact Ian Sharpe

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