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Canal Boat Holiday guests cruising the Grand Union Canal to Milton Keynes this weekend should stay a while at Great Linford and join in the fun at the Waterside Festival.

Friday Night at the Waterside Festival will will include three small stages where entertainers will play for you in the beautiful grounds of Great Linford Manor.

Featured artists include performers Jman, Fabsisters, Bine the Peg, Linda Watkins and OU Orchestra.

Moor up, pack and picnic and join the rest of the revellers enjoying the wonderful music and surroundings.

The music plays on into Saturday and Sunday when a selection of clubs and local schools will be singing, playing and dancing for your entrainment.

Other events at the festival will include a dog show, archery, a play boat moored on the canal and a 12 mile bike ride around the Sustrans Millennium Stadium.

The grounds of manor will bee a hive of heritage craft themed activity with green wood workers and blacksmiths sharing their knowledge and skills.

You will have an opportunity to have a go at making giant spoons, or create structures inspired by the intricate designs of our blacksmiths and a chance to work with Branch-Out MK to create a willow seating sculpture to be installed in the Artworks MK courtyard.

A selection of refreshments will be available during the weekend .

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