Show Village 2023

Crick Boat Show Village

Our Show Village is a bustling outdoor area of the Show with a large number of exhibitors. Located adjacent to the main food court, and around the Land Boats, it’s the ideal area to enjoy a gentle post-lunch stroll.

Home to our land-based boat display, make sure you visit the Show Village to explore these boats as well as those afloat in the Marina.

The Show Village is a great place to pick up some exclusive Show-only offers and bargains.  Companies taking part in Trade & Preview Day are marked * in the list below.

Amore London *

Clothes from around the world. Fair trade. Etsy online shop.

(Stand V)

Aqueduct Marina *

Aqueduct Marina is 5 Gold Anchor, Clean Marina accredited marina based in Church MInshull on the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal,offering a full range of narrowboat services, With 150 berths, marina services range from boat sales and moorings through to welding and plating of narrowboats and everything in between.

(Stand V-BW)

Boat Beds *

We hand make mattresses to any shape and any size. All made in the UK using pocket springs, premium foam, natural latex and natural fillings.

(Stand V)

Boat-Hawk *

Boat-Hawk is a boat monitoring system, including boat security options.

(Stand V)

Bucks Brothers Gin Ltd

Artisan gin distillery.

(Stand V)

Celtic Knitwear Co *

Irish knitwear in merino wool. Traditional stitch patterns in contemporary styles and colours. Styles for ladies and men.

(Stand V)

Charity Link OBO Breast Cancer Now

Breast Cancer Now is the UK’s largest breast cancer charity. We believe that if we all act now, by 2050, everyone who develops breast cancer will live, and live well.

(Stand V)

Charity Link OBO Guide Dogs

Sponsor a guide dog puppy and follow every step of their amazing journey to becoming a life changing guide dog for someone with sight loss. This is a unique experience you can share with your friends and family.

(Stand V)

Compoost Toilets Ltd

A sensible solution to a common problem ... We took it upon ourselves to design our own toilet for our boat after looking and finding nothing that appealed to us. Sharing our creation on social media has now sent us world wide with amazing feedback from customers.

(Stand V)

Craft Fashions

(Stand V) *

Diesle fiered heating for boats and campers. Spare parts, repairs and technical.

(Stand V)

Fired Up Fire Pits Ltd *

We sell custom made-to-order and off-the-shelf fire pits. They are flat and slot together and fit into a bag.

(Stand V)

Haven Knox-Johnston *

Come and visit the Haven Knox-Johnston crew to talk about your boat insurance needs or go online with our new customer portal! We’re also proud to be sponsors of the Favourite Boat in Show once again this year, so don’t forget to come and vote at our stand on the Quayside.

(Stand V)

Jab-a-Roo Hats *

Summer hats, waterproof hats, bodywarmers for all the family.

(Stand V)

Lynch Motor Company Ltd *

Electrical marine drive systems and bespoke solutions for over 30 years.

(Stand V-BMR)

Midland Chandlers *

We have the largest and most diverse range of inland waterways related equipment in the UK. From day-to-day consumables like coal and toilet chemicals to more to more technical products like gearboxes and inverters - we’ve got it all. Need a new stove? A fresh lick of paint? Don’t worry, we have you covered.

(Stand V1)

Nippon e-bikes

Nippon e-bikes are suppliers of men’s, women’s and folding e-bikes. Wide range of bikes fully stocked and can convert existing pedal bikes to electric. LG batteries are used on all our bikes and conversions with extended warranty periods too. Nationwide aftercare provided by a family business.

(Stand V)

Onboard Solar *

Supplying and fitting solar systems to boats on the inland waterways of the UK.

(Stand V-BMR)

Promarine Finance Ltd *

We are boating enthusiasts helping like-minded people buy boas they really want. Offering marine mortgages for those living aboard - fixed rates up to 10 years secured on the vessel.

(Stand V-BW)


We will be speaking to the public about our conservation charity and asking them to join as a member. We will also sell pin badges.

(Stand V)

Redline Campers

Local camper van converters Redline Campers will be exhibiting their range of high quality panel van conversions many based on the iconic VW Transporter. The team will be on hand to demonstrate and advise.

(Stand V)

Shoreline Marine Ltd *

Shoreline Marine Limited will be exhibiting a wide range of ropes, fenders and many more boating accessories.

(Stand V)

The Orthotics Works *

Are your Aches and Pains coming from your feet? We make customised orthotic insoles measured using computer gait analysis to alleviate pain in your feet, knees, hips and Back. Come and see us to see how we can help. We offer a same day service.

(Stand V)

The Wildlife Trust BCN *

The Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs & Northants work hard to make our three counties a place where nature can flourish and enrich the lives of the people who live here and those who visit the area. We will be raising awareness and hopefully recruiting new members to help with the mission to stop nature’s decline.

(Stand V)

Tuckey’s and MJT Crane Hire Ltd *

One call and all your bespoke boat movement can be arranged. With over 40 years experience we are here to help.

(Stand V)

V C Marine / High Line Yachting Ltd

Located in West London, suppling boatyard facilities, moorings and boat sales for narrowboats and wide beams.

(Stand V)

Venus Seychelles

The Venus Syechelles beachwear range of gorgeous swimwear and cover ups is made in Leicestershire in top quality up-cycled fabric. Come with us with a warm sea breeze and white sand between our toes and peruse this range of proven sellers

(Stand V)

Warwickshire Clothing *

Retailers of quality outdoor and country clothing. Specialist in Regatta and Craghoppers.

(Stand V)

Waterways World

Waterways World is the biggest selling and longest-established inland waterways magazine.

Every month, we explore the waterway system, test the latest boats and equipment, and look into the history and heritage of our canals – and our news coverage is unrivalled.

Canal & River Trust

In an increasingly fast-paced and crowded world, the Canal & River Trust’s historic canals and rivers provide a local haven for people and nature.

We're the charity entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales

Crick Waterside & Marina

Since opening in 1996, Crick Waterside & Marina has become one of the most sought-after marinas in the country.

It has a great location on a 21-mile lock-free pound, ideal for relaxed weekends afloat, yet handy for all major cruising routes.


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