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A celebration of community, culture, and canals



It’s our 10th anniversary!

Saturday 10th

Sunday 11th

August 2024

Bentley Bridge


WV11 1BP

What’s On?

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About the Festival

Wednesfield Canal Festival is a collaboration between community group Hands On Wednesfield, local businesses, the City of Wolverhampton Council and the Canal and River Trust, aimed at creating a sense of togetherness and promoting the unique charm of Wednesfield’s canal.

You can look forward to a wide range of activities and attractions, with something for everyone to enjoy.



Floating Market

Explore a vibrant marketplace as boaters from across the region transform their boats into charming storefronts, offering a delightful array of food, arts, crafts, and handmade goods. It's a unique shopping experience not to be missed, so why not treat yourself?

Land Market

Discover a variety of local organisations promoting good causes, alongside traders selling an assortment of goods. From unique finds to community initiatives, there's something for everyone at the festival stalls.

Family Fun

Bring the whole family for a day of fun-filled activities! From the thrilling rides at the Harry Jones funfair to face painting and more, there's plenty to keep your young ones entertained while creating lasting memories for everyone.

Live Music

Get ready to groove to talented local artists and bands on the festival's music stage, curated by DJ Neil Jackson. With an eclectic mix of performers, the line-up promises to keep you entertained and dancing throughout the weekend.

Food & Drink

Indulge in delicious treats and refreshing drinks at The Nickelodeon pub, serving up a mouth-watering selection of food and beverages all weekend. And remember, it’s never too hot for a carvery!

Explore the Canal

The Wyrley & Essington Canal is recognised as a local nature reserve, teeming with biodiversity and natural beauty. Why not take a stroll along the canal during your festival visit? You might discover some unexpected sights along the way!

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Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th

August 2024

11am - 5pm

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Thanks to our sponsor:

Tomato Energy is a community-led energy provider, with plans to invest a minimum of £4bn in the rollout of rooftop solar panels and energy storage across local communities, including the Black Country.

The company empowers local people to play a key role in the energy system and live more sustainable lives. For more information on Tomato Energy and to discover fixed price energy tariffs, visit www.tomato.energy.

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The festival wouldn’t happen without our partners: