East Midlands Boater Conference 2022

Join us for the East Midlands Boater Conference on Tuesday 5th April 2022,

11:30am to 4:30pm, at Northampton University. An opportunity to discuss our

regions canals, rivers and tow paths as we come together to share ideas,

experiences and suggestions. This will be a FREE event.


The day will include:

  • A buffet lunch on arrival and time to network with Canal and River Trust staff and fellow boaters. If you have any special dietary needs please email:eastmidlands.support@canalrivertrust.org.uk.
  • Presentations from experienced colleagues from the local team who will share future plans for the Trust nationally and in and around our region.
  • Discussion time on subjects put forward by you, in smaller break out tables to give everyone a chance to share.
  • Open Q+A time on topics not covered during previous discussions.
  • Refreshments and breaks throughout.



We look forward to receiving your questions and ideas, which we encourage you to submit via email before the event, to: eastmidlands.support@canalrivertrust.org.uk. We aspire to have everyone working together to improve the services the Canal and River Trust offers and promote and encourage diversity and inclusion for all, within our network.


COVID-19 Compliance 2022

  1.   If you or a person in your household has any symptoms of COVID-19 please do not attend the event.
  2.   Please do a lateral flow test before attending.
  3.   Please be considerate of current Covid-19 Guidelines
  4.   Hand sanitiser, face masks and 2 metre distance are a personal choice and should be respected for others.

We aim to make the event as safe as possible under the current circumstances.


By Train – The train station is a 20 minute walk away, a distance of just under one mile. There is a bus service a ten minute walk from the train station to the university, which runs every 30 minutes.

By Car – There is on site visitor car parking at the university but this is subject to availability on the day. You may reserve a parking space online via the link below and select the Car Park Booking icon: Northampton University – Reserved Car Parking.

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