Widgeon Theatre Boat

An 85 year old theatrical narrowboat and radio station, moored across various UK waterways.

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We are looking forward to seeing you very soon.


Our upcoming programming for the re-opening from June 2022 will be live and available to book tickets later this month for Widgeon Theatreboat


We are in the process of having new canvas to the Theatreboat being replaced and fitted.


We Thank you very much for your amazing support please enjoy & listen to the fantastic radio programmes on Widgeon Airwaves


If you are an artist, performer, producer interested in presenting your show either via the Radio station or Live do get in touch.


If you are interested in hiring Widgeon Theatreboat for private hire, parties, rehearsal space do please get in touch directly.

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Fun'd Raising Party

The Widgeon Theatreboat is presenting a Fun'd Raising Party to enable the Theatreboat to continue staging emerging grassroot artists of all genres throughout the year.

The event has been postponed with a future date TBC at the Grow Bar, Hackney Wick from 7pm - Midnight.

With live music from headliners The Egg, plus the Brunk Band and Slow Faction.

Watch this space for more information.

If you can’t attend the party but wish to donate please click the link!

LATEST NEWS 

New Year Schedule

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Merry Christmas from Widgeon Theatre Boat and Widgeon Airwaves!

The Widgeon Theatre Boat and Widgeon Aiwaves wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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Trip Radio Special on Widgeon Airwaves

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Angel Canal Festival

The Widgeon Theatre Boat joins the Angel Canal Festival 5th Sept 11am - 5pm
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Totally Thames Festival

The Widgeon Theatre Boat will be part of the Totally Thames Festival, September 2021
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Brighton Palace Pier

The Grit Of Life will be appearing as part of Brighton Palace Pier Fest on 1st Sept
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Fishery Wharf Café

Check out the pictures from Grit Of Life at Fishery Wharf Cafe
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Coventry Canal Basin

The Widgeon Theatre Boat started off it's summer tour stopping off at Coventry Canal Basin
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Coming up next on widgeon airwaves

Roots Locker with Christophe Dalfin

30/6/2022 6:00 PM

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Roots Locker with Jenny Pacheco

30/6/2022 7:00 PM

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Sounds Through The Doorway

3/7/2022 10:30 AM

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Dani Dub dub.. REGGAE SESSION

3/7/2022 3:00 PM

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Roots Locker L.A. Takeover

7/7/2022 6:00 PM

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Size Sessions

8/7/2022 7:00 PM

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Sounds Through The Doorway

10/7/2022 10:30 AM

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Phuture Dub

10/7/2022 3:00 PM

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Jamaican Passport

10/7/2022 8:00 PM

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Roots Locker with James Allen

14/7/2022 6:00 PM

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Roots Locker with Terry Peters

14/7/2022 7:00 PM

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Sounds Through The Doorway

17/7/2022 10:30 AM

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Dani Dub dub.. REGGAE SESSION

17/7/2022 3:00 PM

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Sounds Through The Doorway

24/7/2022 10:30 AM

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Phuture Dub

24/7/2022 3:00 PM

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Wobbly Records

29/7/2022 7:00 PM

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Sounds Through The Doorway

31/7/2022 10:30 AM

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Dani Dub dub.. REGGAE SESSION

31/7/2022 3:00 PM

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On U Sound Sunday Roast

31/7/2022 8:00 PM

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RAGE AGAINST HS2


Pre-order of Rage Against HS2.

You get 4 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.

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With such a destructive and heart breaking project as HS2 we want to bring out the light in the campaign. Featuring tracks from activists on the front line of the protest camps, and also artists supporting the campaign.

featuring hidden track - a live recording of 'Gary Lesley Bovan' by activists in occupation of the woodlands

Explicit Lyrics, releases May 1, 2021

https://rageagainsths2.bandcamp.com/album/rage-against-hs2
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a great hoot!

Enjoy fantastic theatre, music, puppet shows, workshops, comedy, art, stuff for kids and then some! There’s a full bar and lots of snacks available before, during and after the events.

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Take me to the river!

Moored on the banks of waterways at various locations throughout the UK, it’s like the circus coming to town.

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Whether the weather is brisk or balmy, the Widgeon offers great comfort.

All events held on The Widgeon are on the riverbank. This means both the boat itself and the bankside it's moored to can showcase events, allowing all sorts of comfortable configurations.

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"What a brilliant, unique venue, intimate, passionate and rocking. Well worth finding this 71ft long historic vessel and having a totally immersive time"
Sarah Lovett
"AN ABSOLUTE MUST!!! Atmospheric unique canal boat to enjoy theatre, music and all the amazing events"
Penelope Cooke
"Brilliant atmosphere, quirky events, lovely staff. you will have a fine and original outing to the Widgeon Theatre Boat" ☆☆☆☆☆
Frank Cutter
"A fantastic and unique space. Hope to attend more events there"
Kerstin Exner
"Great venue - cozy, intriguing, inspiring!"
Raven Kaliana
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Whether the weather is brisk or balmy, the Widgeon offers great comfort.

All events held on The Widgeon are on the riverbank. This means both the boat itself and the bankside it's moored to can showcase events, allowing all sorts of comfortable configurations.

If you have any particular needs or just want to enquire further, send us a message and we'll get right on it.