2015 Kirkintilloch Canal Festival
14th August -
20th August 2017

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Gala Sunday 20th August 2017

Martin Veterinary Centre
C on the Green
Spin Art

spin art

Let's take you for a spin - children (big and small) squirt your chosen colours onto a spinning card to produce your own unique masterpiece!

Coppers on the Canal
The Canal Festival traces its roots to the annual Kirkintilloch Police Station Open Day which will be open again this year between 12 & 4p.m. on Sunday 21 August 2016. Appearing at this year's event will be Police mounted and dog branch, specialist departments including public order and road policing in addition to a number of exciting activities on offer, including free face painting, Soak the Sergeant, Vintage Fire Engine Display, Blue Knights motor cycle club, partner agencies including Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, British Transport Police, Scottish Ambulance and lots, lots more.
Fun Fair and Carousel

Enjoy the Carousel and funfair which provides a host of exciting rides!

Me the Pirates

Come aboard me hearties to the Street Theatre on Main Street and the Marina.

Stilt Walkers

High Jinks and Holidays – Look up to take in the view!

Lairdsland Primary

Kennedy Cupcakes

Enjoy the show stoppin’ routines to hits from the 1940s and 50s from the Kennedy Cupcake dance Troupe. These delectable young ladies will be sure to transport audiences back in time.

Walk on Water

Thrills and excitement of Walking on Water - try this amazing experience!

Open Canoe

From 12 noon. Come and try a fun filled experience in an open canoe with trained instructors throughout the weekend!

Pond Dipping

Market Stalls

There will be a wide range of market stalls in the Barleybank area (adjacent to St Mary's Church), creating a real “Fayre Time” experience. Stalls will include crafts and jewellery, and much, much more. Grab a bargain!

Classic Cars

Several local car and motorcycle clubs will be presenting a wide range of Classic Vehicles in the Strathkelvin Place area. Car owners will be happy to meet visitors and chat about the cars on display.

Triumph Sports Six Club

Regent Centre

Local retailers are supporting the Canal Festival, with many shops open throughout the weekend. The Regent Centre, in the centre of the Cowgate, is joining in the fun with face painting and colourful entertainments.

Glasgow Barnstormers

Trails and Tails Stone Carving Taster Sessions

Kirkintilloch Male Voice Choir

Jump 'n Jive

The Atlantic Rowing Team

More information about Team Noble.

Kirkintilloch Baptist Church

New College Lanarkshire - Kirkintilloch Campus
Dunbartonshire Concert Band

Baptist Church Stage



The Kirkintilloch Canal Festival is delivered by East Dunbartonshire Council in partnership with:

East Dunbartonshire Council


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