Information for holding an event on the river

Holding an event along the river can be a great way to get out in to the fresh air,

have some fun and engage with a wider audience.

Below you will find all of the necessary guidance and application forms for holding an event on our waterways. Please download, complete and return as per the instructions on the forms.


We aim to minimise risk and maximise the success of your river event through effective communication and support. If you have any related queries or require any further information, please contact us using our general enquiry form and we will be happy to help you.

River Great Ouse

River Nene

River Ancholme

River Welland

Hundreds of plastic, yellow ducks being used for a charity duck race with crowds looking on.

River Stour