Opera onboard the Angel Community Canal Boat May 2018 On Thursday mornings throughout May, A4D are running their popular A4D Opera programme onboard the Angel Community Canal Boat! Celebrated mezzo-soprano Vivien Conacher will lead the group in opera choruses as the boat rises and drops in the lock, before travelling along the leafy canals of Angel … [Read more…]
The Angel Boat has a new skipper! After over 7 years with us, John Checkley is leaving to become a full time carer. Phil Gavigan, who has been involved in community boating since the 1980s, is joining us and will be introducing himself to all of our regular users in the coming months. We wish … [Read more…]
A great evening! Many thanks to Vivien Conacher and Berrak Dyer, and Martin Klute, Brian Iddenden and Rick Bolton
Join us for a musical evening in Diespeker Wharf courtyard in support of the Angelboat. Tickets available (@ £15) from here
Fancy some opera while taking a canal trip through Islington on the Regent’s Canal? See a booklet about Arts4Dementia Opera Aboard the Angel Community Canal Boat May 2017 here – Opera Booklet
The Angel Boat is delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded us a grant of £30,000 over 3 years. This grant will fund the summer residential trips and help make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people right here in Islington. On a residential trip there is plenty … [Read more…]
Skipper John assisted by a small team of volunteers has been giving Angel II of Islington a repaint in wet dock in west London in preparation for the 2017 cruising season.
We are delighted to be able to tell all our users and supporters that we have successfully overcome the difficulties the loss of our grant from Islington Council presented! Thanks to 2 grants from charitable organisations, one generous donation from a corporate donor and a similarly generous donation from a private individual we have made … [Read more…]