This is a list of all events that IBTC lowestoft is taking an active part in.
Sat05May201810:00 amHorning, Norfolk
Opening at 10.00 am closing at 5.00 pm
Utilising the facilities of the village, the exhibition areas will again be the Recreation Ground, Horning's Swan Green and the Village's St.Benets Green. On display will be traditional and modern, luxury and affordable motor cruisers, yachts and launches plus much more. Other exhibitors will include marine insurance and finance providers, hire fleets, yacht brokers, new car distributors and some with broader appeal. A food court will be located on the Recreation Ground while the village's excellent pubs and restaurants will also provide special food for the day. There will be entertainment for the young and the not so young throughout the day.
Horning Sailing Club will repeat their very successful Try Sailing event where new recruits can try sailing for the first time. Parking will be at the nearby BeWILDerwood, and shuttle buses will be running throughout the day with a nominal charge.
Sat12May2018Sun13May201810:00 amCutty Sark - London
National Historic Ships-UK have teamed up with Royal Museums Greenwich, the International Boat building Training College Lowestoft, the Association of Bargemen and Hermitage River Projects to offer a weekend of adult learning in traditional ship-keeping skills at Cutty Sark.
Activities take place between 10am -5pm and will include:
- Planking and caulking
- Knotting and splicing of rope work
- Steaming bending and roving timbers
- Axe hewing and spar making demonstrations
- Barge sailing
The masterclasses will be delivered by tutors and instructors from the IBTC, and will take place in the dry berth of Cutty Sark and in the ship keepers workshop 10 minutes’ walk from the ship.
Read more at https://www.rmg.co.uk/see-do/exhibitions-events/ship-keeping-weekend-cutty-sark#t6yOsMsCV55Ljl8M.99
Sat19May2018Sun20May201810:30 amHaughley Park, Wetherden, Nr Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 3JY
Weird and Wonderful Wood is an annual experience not to be missed. For those who love wood, those fascinated by the beauty of wood, and beautiful wooden objects, it is a rare chance to see how objects are made and an opportunity to try making things.
Fri17Aug2018Sun19Aug2018Glemham Hall, Suffolk
A great family friendly event.
Sat18Aug2018Sun19Aug2018Ipswich town and waterfrontThe Maritime Ipswich Festival runs from Saturday 19th until Sunday 20th August on the Ipswich Waterfront. Based on a Viking theme, the event will again includes visits by a number of historic vessels, a funfair, Street & Food Markets, and a music stage.
Since the event was reintroduced in 2010 the festival has gone from strength to strength attracting in excess of 70,000 visitors and is organised by Ipswich Borough Council , in partnership with ABP, Ipswich Maritime Trust, Ipswich Waterfront Action and local organisations and businesses.
The Maritime Festival is located throughout the waterfront and includes the Island site, along the northern and eastern quays (with event control based in Aquarium located on the top floor of the Eastern Enterprise Hub in the James Hehir Building). The Waterside activity runs on Saturday and Sunday between 10am-10pm, concluding with a waterfront firework display on the Sunday evening.
Southampton Boat Show is a spectacular world class annual event held in September and attracts visitors, exhibitors and investors from all over the world. An on-water Show boasting Europe’s purpose built Show marina located in Southampton, the cruise and boating capital of the UK. The Show started in 1969 and is held annually in September. An important sales platform for both national and international businesses attracting over 110,000 visitors. The Show attracts high net worth individuals from the UK and around the world. Southampton Boat Show is one of Southampton’s biggest events and takes over the City for a 10 day period, whilst people of all walks of life discover what the marine industry has to offer them.