Action will be at the Lochrin Basin (Edinburgh end of the Union Canal, behind Cargo bar - open in multimap) and will kick off at 12pm with the official opening by the Head Boy and Girl of Borougmuir High School and the City of Edinburgh Council's Canal Champion, Cllr Gordon Munro. Download the programme. Here's a taster of what to expect:

water-based: raft race | free boat trips | canoe polo | water walkers
wee boat flotilla | canoe taster sessions | canoe display

land-based: stalls | bouncy castles | edinburgh print makers
face painting | under 5s area | exotic animal handling | art wall
kiddies' art corner | canal science tent | classic cars | model boats
McGills pop up hairdressing | brewing heritage of scotland

music & dance: Ayikutu | The Gorms | Bhundu Boy | Lara's Belly Dancers
Rise Kagona and the Jit Jive Band | Kabaret Bastardo | Galoshins
Anne's Pole Dancing Exhibition

food: Ninja Buns | Harajuku Kitchen | Alplings Dumplings | NKS Indian Cuisine

get involved:

If you'd like to have a stall for your local group, fill in this form and email stalls@edinburghcanalfestival.org.uk

If you'd like to play music, have a great idea, or can volunteer to help on the day please contact Pat : admin@edinburghcanalfestival.org.uk or 0131 261 8529.

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