7th June 2021

Welcome to the Colne Valley Park Festival Fortnight – 2021!

Colne Valley Festival Fortnight: A full programme of events and activities for everyone to enjoy across the whole Colne Valley.

From Batchworth to Staines, Langley to Uxbridge, we are partnering with volunteer groups, organisations and charities to offer you a variety of guided walks, online talks, children’s activities and more for you to enjoy over the Festival Fortnight: Saturday July 24th to Sunday August 8th 2021

So come one, come all and get ready to explore, enjoy and discover the Colne Valley Park!

Here’s a few events to whet your appetite. Full Programme to follow. Pencil in Saturday July 24th to Sunday August 8th 2021 in your diaries now.

Visit the 15th century Harmondsworth Great Barn Open day and learn about its long history.

Historic Working Boat “Roger” will be making a weekend visit Denham in the middle of Festival Fortnight. Take a tour of this historic boat which has been lovingly restored by the Rickmansworth Waterways Trust.

River dipping for children at Denham Country Park.

Special Offers from local Pubs and Cafes in the Colne Valley Park

We are delighted to have a number of venues support our Festival with a variety of special offers to enjoy. Which venue, on which date do you fancy visiting? – Find out more here ->

Discover more about Staines Moor it’s history and wildlife on a guided walk.

Festival Calendar

The following events are already confirmed with more added daily. Most events must be pre-booked – click on the below links to find more information and booking details. Please check back regularly for new events.

datetimeactivity
Saturday 24th July9:00amParkrun in Black Park Country Park
Saturday 24th July10:00am – 4:00pmFestival Fortnight & Colne Valley Trail Launch
Saturday 24th July 21 – Sunday 8th August
10:15am – 4:00pmBoat Trips from Batchworth Lock Canal Centre (RWT)

Sunday 25th July10:00am – 3:00pm Balsam Bash in Uxbridge
Sunday 25th July11:00am – 4:00pmHarmondsworth Great Barn Open Day
Monday 26th July9:30am – 13:30pmMaple Lodge Marsh Walk & Talk

Monday 26th July10:00am-11:30am
Riverfly Survey Taster
Monday 26th July1:00pm – 2:30pmRiverfly Survey Taster
Tuesday 27th July10:00am – 12:00pmLife of the Endangered European Eel Online Talk
Wednesday 28th July10:00am – 12:30pmGuided walk – Staines Moor
Wednesday 28th July10:00am – 3:00pmHimalayan Balsam Bash – Harmondsworth
Wednesday 28th July11:00am – 11:45amChildren’s Nature Art Session in Denham
Wednesday 28th July
12:00pm – 12:45pmChildren’s Nature Art Session in Denham
Wednesday 28th July
1:00pm – 1:45pmChildren’s Nature Art Session in Denham
Wednesday 28th July2:00pm – 2:45pmChildren’s Nature Art Session in Denham
Thursday 29th July10:30am – 11:30amRiverdipping at Denham Country Park
Thursday 29th July4:00pm – 5:00pm
Life on the Canals Online Talk
Thursday 29th July5:00pm
Jungle Book Outdoor Theatre in Langley Park
Friday 30th July10:30am – 11:30amMinibeast Hunting at Denham Country Park
Friday 30th July10:30am – 11:30amWoodoaks Farm Guided Walk
Friday 30th July 1:00pm – 2:00pm Wonderful World of Toads & Other Amphibians Online Talk
Saturday 31st July – Sunday 1st AugustTBCRWT – Roger narrowboat at GUC near Denham
more details to follow
Monday 2nd August10am -12:30pm
Meet the Farmer John Whitby in Denham

Tuesday 3rd August10:00am – 12:00pm Wetland Wildlife Walk, starts in Denham

Tuesday 3rd August10:00am – 3:00pm
(with Performances at 12pm and 2pm)
Arbor the Tree Performance at Chiltern Open Air Museum

Tuesday 3rd August
10:30am – 11:30amRiverdipping at Denham Country Park
Wednesday 4th August10:00am-12:30pmGrand Union Canal Guided Walk
Thursday 5th August10:30am – 11:30amRiverdipping at Denham Country Park
Friday 6th August1:00 – 2:00pmHidden World of Reptiles Online Talk
Saturday 7th August12:00pm- 6:00pmProvenance Fest at Woodoaks Farm
Sunday 8th August11:00am – 4:00pmHarmondsworth Great Barn Open Day
Sunday 8th August2:00pm – 4:00pmGuided Tour of Harmondsworth Great Barn and Harmondsworth Village

Thank you to Everyone Who has helped make the Festival Possible

Thank you for your continued support and we hope you have a lot of fun!