Music on the Wharf

A great evening!  Many thanks to Vivien Conacher and Berrak Dyer, and Martin Klute, Brian Iddenden and Rick Bolton

Opera aboard the Angel Boat!

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

Angel gets a repaint

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.

Immediate financial crisis overcome

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…]

We Need Your Help


Angel Community Canal Boat Trust (ACCT) is the charity which operates and manages the community canal boat ‘Angel II of Islington’ based at City Road lock, Islington, London for the benefit and use of local people, and particularly young people. Since 1976, our 12 berth community narrowboat has, each year, provided some 2000 young people and other disadvantaged … [Read more…]

Olympic Park Trip March 2015


Angel II took a look at the new waterways around the Olympic park on 22nd March 2015.  This fabulous new route around the Olympic site is not currently open for public access by boat, but Angel and a crew of volunteers got a private trip.

QAVS Award Ceremony

QAVS Award Ceremony

On 5th February 2015 ACCT was formally awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Service by Representative Deputy Lieutenant for Islington, Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes DL in the presence of the Mayor of Islington, Councillor Theresa Debono, in the Mayor’s Parlour at Islington Town Hall. AGM 25th June 2014 The Trust’s AGM took place at Diespeker Wharf.  Presentations … [Read more…]