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.
High Jinks and Holidays – Look up to take in the view!
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!
From 12 noon. Come and try a fun filled experience in an open canoe with trained instructors throughout the weekend!
One of the ever popular activities at the Canal Festival, sit back and enjoy the leisure cruises along the Canal throughout the afternoon. Boat trips from 12noon provided by Forth & Clyde Canal Society and the Seagull Trust.
Emma and the Ragmen
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!
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. www.kdcvc.co.uk
Triumph Sports Six Club
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.