Held in conjunction with the Welshpool Festival of Transport the regatta will attract larger than usual numbers.
Entries for traditional coracle races will be most welcome alongside novice and group racing in GRP coracles kindly provided by Macmillan Cancer Support
Coracles racing across the unusually wide section of canal in the centre of Welshpool will provide an unusual spectacle and will attract considerable public interest
On 19th June, Shrewsbury re-enacted the Olympian Festival of 1864. Held at the Quarry, in the loop of the River Severn, this featured many of the events from the original festival. The sport of jingling is unfortunately not included in London 2012, otherwise you might have been able to get tickets.