Events Near the Basingstoke Canal

Father Christmas Trips

We will once again be running our popular Father Christmas Trips on the canal in December.  Trips will run hourly from 2-6 pm on Sat 16, Sun 17, Wed 20, Thu 21 and Fri 22 December.

Trips start from Galleon Marine Boatyard in Odiham, and include a short boat trip on the canal on our dayboat, Dawn.  Father Christmas will be on board, with a present for all children aged 11 and under.

Tickets are £15 per head, free for babies under 12 months.

Please call the Elf-line on 07392 551365 if you have any questions

Lowdefest 2023 – 1st July 2023


With an amazing line up of great music, celebrity guests and the most amazing bars and food for all…LF23 is selling faster than ever. Don’t miss out….get your tickets today.

You can book by clicking here

Bees at the Barley Mow

Wednesday 12th July 7-7.30pm

Are you a Bee Keeper?  Are you interested in Bees?  Would you like to learn about these amazing little creatures?

Join us for this informative, interesting and passionate talk on Bees, how they live, what they provide and how you can help, with a show and tell section!

All provided by our resident Bee Keeper– the crazy Bee Lady!!

Why not join use early and have a bite to eat – email to book.

Elvetham Concert on the Green – 14th July

Come and join the fun at our  Summer Concert on The Green at The Village Green.

Bring a chair or picnic rug and come and join the fun at the music festival on Elvetham Heath.

Live music, inflatables, food and refreshments.

Brush Party – View of the Blue

Join us on Thursday 20th July for an evening of fun. Everything is provided including expert tuition to create this masterpiece. So bring your friends, enjoy a glass of wine and unleash your inner Van Gogh!!!

The evening starts at 7pm so please arrive earlier to eat and drink.

Book using the link below and don’t forget to email us as well to book to eat!

Open Mic Night

Our popular Open Mic night is back on Saturday 22nd July.

Whether you sing, drum, play guitar or bass do join us. To take part you can book ahead using the link below or turn up on the night.

If you’re planning to eat, please contact us to book a table (email

We can’t wait to see you!

Beer & Music Festival 2023

Our Beer and Music festival returns on  Saturday 12th August with real ales and ciders outside and our full bar inside.

Regular lunch menu from 12pm – 2pm

Live music from 3pm – 11pm

Pizzas, JPs and Street food from 4pm

Follow us on Facebook for latest info and music line up.

5th Odiham Raft Race – 3rd September 1pm to 5pm

Fun on the Canal! This is the 5th Annual Raft Race. More info here