Annual Bideford Water Festival - 16th June 2024

Bideford Quay
EX39 2AG
United Kingdom

Bideford Water Festival

Bideford Water Festival with Cardboard Boats! 

Bideford Water Festival and Cardboard Boat Regatta (Yes really this is Cardboard Boats racing in the Torridge!) is a fabulous free-to-watch community event that the Rotary Club of Bideford.
Fun day out for all ages on Bideford Quay, North Devon: Fundraising for local, Torridge and North Devon charities and the RNLI. Last year there was gig racing, morris dancing, a sea shanty band, steam boats, and much more.

The festival also featured a variety of other attractions, such as:

· Gig racing, where local clubs raced traditional wooden rowing boats

· Steam boats, model boats, sailing dinghies and canoes, showcasing their skills on the water

· A paddleboard challenge, where participants dressed in royal costumes and paddled across the river

· A gig challenge, where teams of rowers competed in a relay race

· Morris dancing, sea shanty singing and live music on the quayside

· Games, stalls, food and drinks for all tastes

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