As entry to the festival is FREE we rely on funding and gifts-in-kind from many sources including; City Road Basin Limited, Gratte Brothers Ltd, Groveworld Ltd, Hyde Housing, Islington Community Chest, Islington Council Regeneration, Jenny Wren Boat Trips, the Morris Charitable Trust, Mount Anvil, The Narrow Boat Public House, Orion City Road Trustees, Pollard Thomas Edwards, Rydon Construction, St Pancras Cruising Club, Waitrose Ltd.
We also have excellent support from the Canal & River Trust, the London Canal Museum, the Inland Waterway Association, St Pancras Cruising Club & many departments of Islington Council.’
Our aim is to produce an enjoyable day-long Festival celebrating the Regents Canal around the City Road Lock and Basin area promoting the canal as an historic, local, community, environmental and leisure asset for all to enjoy.
We really value any contribution you make whether it's your time or a financial commitment. Every penny counts in making the festival a huge success. If you would like to become a core sponsor please get in touch with Beryl Windsor firstname.lastname@example.org
There are three core sponsorship packages available, show below. The Festival goes from strength to strength attracting nearly 8,000 visitors with 5,000 Lucky Progammes being printed and handed out on the day.
Grant charity specifically targeting South Islington
Pollard Thomas Edwards
Architects based on Graham Street
Morris Charitable Trust
Founded by the Morris family in 1989, helps registered charities with a proportion of profits from their businesses.
Gratte Brothers Ltd
Comprehensive range of building services from one source.
St Pancras Cruising Club (SPCC)
Local cruising club for North London- many members from further afield
Canal & River Trust
CRT own and maintain thousands of miles of rivers and canals, their leisure site waterscape.com is extensive and packed full of information for boaters, cyclists, fishermen and walkers alike.
Awards for All
National lottery grants scheme for local communities.
Angel Canal Festival Management Team
The London Canal Museum
Not just London's only canal museum, but also the history of Ice Cream and ice importation. Many family events and special days.
London Borough of Islington
Website Sponsors and Contributors
North London Models
General model shop with model railways, plastic kits, dollshouse and much more.
Great canal website- Thanks for the Roses and Diamonds used on this website.
Angel Community Canal Boat Trust
A registered charity operating a 70 foot canal boat, Angel II of Islington, based in Islington for day and residential trips.
Beauchamp Lodge Settlement
Registered charity operating electric wide boat set up as a floating classroom.
Camden Canals & Narrowboat Assc.
Registered charity operating Tarporley, historic 1937 ex working boat.
Laburnum Boat Club
Hackney based registered charity operating 2 day community boats and other small boats and kayaks.
The Pirate Club
Camden based registered charity operating 2 community boats and other small boats and kayaks.
London Canal Cruises
Alex and Jenny operate Helix on special trips for small groups and provide onboard catering- ideal for a romantic cruise.
Walkers Quay operate Jenny Wren passenger boat and restaurant boat, My Fair Lady. Both boats regularly run trips from Camden to Little Venice and can be hired for private parties.
More Canal or local community links
The best site I've come across in terms of coverage of facilities for London boaters and visitors.
West London marina, excellent website -a must visit for any London boater or visitor.