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Shardlow Inland Port Festival

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th September 2024

Discover the Festival

Celebrate the heritage of the canals, port and historic village of Shardlow with the 3rd annual “Shardlow Inland Port Festival”.

Every year, Shardlow opens its doors to a weekend of family fun and entertainment featuring a “Floating Market”. Discover historic Working Boats, market stalls, live music, fairground attractions, food and drink. All in the idyllic village of Shardlow.

Our Trading Boats for 2024

  • March Hare

  • Canal Crafty Arts

  • The Cheese Boat

  • Coddiwomple

  • Croc The Vinyl Cut

  • Crooked House

  • Blue Adeline

  • Open Hatch

  • Wakamata Ndoto

  • Wobbly Soft Serve Ice Cream

  • The Poncho Boat

  • Little House

  • Pandora's Box

  • All Things Spanish

  • Vintage & Modern

  • Bird Box

  • Snoot Loot Dog Treats

  • Home Oak

  • The Purple Boat


The Festival Map

Take a look at our festival map and discover where you can find local amenities, trading boats, entertainment, and much more. 

Maps will be available for free at the festival, but if you like to plan ahead, download the PDF version here.

Our Gallery
Discover the Shardlow Inland Port Festival from previous years

Location & Parking

The Shardlow Inland Port Festival is located in Shardlow Village in Derby, Derbyshire. Start along the canal, at The Boathouse, or even at the Village Hall. There's plenty to explore throughout. 

Find parking at the large field car park, DE72 2GP. Available all day to visitors for a small donation of £5.

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