Andy Persson, the organiser of the Kennet and Avon Canal Race, informs us that one of the runners in the 145-mile race from London’s Little Venice to Bristol’s Bathurst Basin set a new world record in doing so. 72 year-old Sandra Brown completed her 208th race of 100 miles or over. She finished in a time of 43 hours 55 minutes. Read more “World Record at Bathurst Basin”
The 2021 London-Bristol Kennet and Avon Canal Race (KACR) started from Little Venice in London at 6am on Friday 23rd July and finished a day later by the John Sebastian in Bathurst Basin. The 145-mile race follows easy to navigate canal, river and railway paths. Competitors receive comprehensive maps of the entire route which passes through some of the best of English countryside.
The Natural Theatre Company will be performing Shakespeare Undone! as part of the Bristol Shakespeare Festival on the 30th, 31st of July and 1st, 6th, 7th and 8th of August.
It’s a walkabout show, performed around the Harbourside, starting at the M Shed, and the performers will be using the alleyways around Merchants Landing for access to the performance area. Read more “Shakespeare Undone!”