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Wilts & Berks on UK Boating
Sunday, 13 November 2011 09:44

UK Boating LogoSky Television came out to visit the Wilts & Berks Canal on Thursday 10th November to record a show for the UK Boating programme. It is due to be transmitted on Information TV on Monday 21st November at 8.00pm.

The programme, which features the Wilts & Berks Canal and Hilperton Marina, will also be available to be viewed later in the week on www.uk-boating.tv

The Wilts & Berks section of the film includes Westleaze, Wichelstowe and Melksham. Hilperton Marina is a friend of the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust having assisted greatly with the visit of their Patron to Semington Junction in September last year. Pieces by John Froggatt (Hilperton Marina), Fleur de Rhe-Philipe (Chair, Wilts & Berks Canal Partnership), Graham Ellis (President, Melksham Chamber of Commerce), Mike Lang and John Laverick (Trust Chairman) are included in the programme.

UK Boating is on Information TV at 8pm every Monday & Thursday, and 8:30pm every Sunday. Information TV is available on Sky channel 231 and Freesat 402. If you do not receive this channel all episodes are available to be viewed later on www.uk-boating.tv

From the UK Boating TV website:

UK Boating heads off to the Wilts & Berks Trust to speak with John Leverick and Tim Pyatt about the fascinating history of their waterways, and Mike Lang tells us all about the new award-winning developments along the waterfront around Swindon. Then we're off to Trowbridge in Wiltshire where Rebecca has a chat to John Froggatt of Hilperton Marina who tells us about the wonders of the local area and the environmental upgrades that ABC leisure have in mind for their car park.


Episode 9 - Part 1

UK Boating Episode 9 - Part 1

Episode 9 - Part 2

UK Boating Episode 9 - Part 2