River Festivals on the River Avon Navigation



Stratford River Festival 5 – 7 July 2024 – CANCELLED

Unfortunately the organisers LSD promotions are unable to proceed with Stratford River Festival due to “unforeseeable operational and timing constraints”. If you have already entered your boat in the event we will be in touch with your full refund of short term licence and festival entry fee.

Evesham River Festival 13 July 2024

This year Evesham River Festival promises to be quite a spectacle as it will also incorporate the annual Russell Newbery Register Rally. Expect to see a large entry of narrowboats with the vintage Russell Newbery engines as well as decorated and illuminated boat parades. Discounted festival licences are available if you are joining the event from other navigations. To see the latest news of what is happening at the Evesham River Festival click HERE to go to their Facebook page.

Click below to apply, your licence will arrive by email. Entry to the festival is direct to the organisers and the application form can also be downloaded below.

Evesham Festival online Licence Application
Evesham Festival Boat Entry Form

Pershore River Festival 20 July 2024

This years event has the theme ‘River of Dreams‘ and promises live music all day, children’s fun fair, tea and cakes plus on water activities incorporating the Wychavon Games Bell Boating event, Bell Boat team competitions, try it out paddle board and kayaks with Bonkers Activities and Wychavon Kayak and Canoe Club. If you would like to see what is happening at the event click HERE. This will take you to the Pershore River Festival website.

To enter and purchase discounted navigation licences please click below.



Pershore River Festival online Licence and Entry

 Tewkesbury Big Weekend 18 – 19 May 2024

Looking for something to do on the Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2024?

Well look no further than Tewkesbury Town Centre and Riverside area, as Tewkesbury’s Big Weekend returns and looks to be brighter than ever before!

Riverside activities include:

  • A River Parade on Sunday 12.00 – Theme for the river is ‘Pirates’
  • Katakanu Boat Racing – Sunday
  • Boat trips – all weekend
  • Children’s Fairground rides – Riverside.

For more information visit the Tewkesbury Big Weekend website below:

Tewkesbury Big Weekend