Kent Canoes

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Film Festival 2018 - Sunday 6th May


Kent Canoes and In-Range Archery Present the Reel Paddling Film Festival


We will be hosting an exclusive film screening of a number of paddling films produced by professional film makers in the evening.

During the day there will be an opportunity to have a go at paddling and archery (in association with In-Range Archery).

"Since 2006, the Paddling Film Festival World Tour has been showcasing the very best paddling films. The World Tour screens in more than 120 cities around the world. Join us for this year's best paddling films. You'll be inspired to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push extremes, embrace the paddling lifestyle and appreciate the wild places"

More can be found out about the Reel Paddling Film Festival here.

Tickets can be collected on the door if ordered before 4:30pm Sat 5th May


Entry will be from 10am, we will have free canoeing lessons and a fleet of demo boats for people to try. There will also be the opportunity for people to receive a free archery lesson from our friends at In-Range Archery. This is a chance for people to try something new if you haven't tried one or both of the sports before, there is no previous experience required as there will be instructors on hand to help you get started. For those of you who are experienced in both you have the opportunity to get some practice in and enjoy both on a sunny day (hopefully) on the river bank.


The Film Festival will start at 9:30pm. There will be an outdoor screen and projector playing a selection of kayaking films provided by the Reel paddle film festival, these include:

Inside the Indus: A white water kayaking film following two of the worlds best kayakers taking on the Indus in Pakistan

Between twin galaxies: Two kayakers and a kite skier cross Greenland to kayak down a river as it forms from two glaciers melting

And if we have time we will show more!


Tickets can be bought online below (P&P Charges apply) or in store at either Kent Canoes or In-Range Archery and are 9.50 per person. Under 12's can get a free ticket if accompanied by a paying adult, Terms and conditions apply.

There is a limited number of tickets available so booking in advance is advised as we can not guarantee there will be tickets available on the door.


Marlin Site
Hampstead Ln
ME18, UK
United Kingdom


If you participate in the free kayaking or canoeing lessons you will be provided with all the kit needed but you will have to bring some clothes you are happy to get wet in! and a towel and a change of clothing if you don't want to stay wet for the films later. The paddling sessions will run roughly on the hour for around an hour but may vary depending on the number of people wanting to paddle. These will all be provided by British Canoeing qualified coaches.

There will will be a fleet of demo boats for people to try, including SUPs (Stand Up Paddle Boards) Canoes and Kayaks.

There will be some overnight camping available on the site but this will be on a first come basis and conditions apply so please contact us at Kent Canoes for more details. There is a large BBQ available on the site for people to use to cook their own food in the evening but this will be at their own risk, we apologise but there will be no personal BBQs (including disposable BBQs) allowed on site.

There are no refreshment venues on site so people are welcome to bring a picnic however there is a newly open pub (The Boathouse) across the road from the site who will be open and serving food throughout the day.

The site has no toilet facilities although there are some payable public toilets across the road in the Environment Agency compound and in the Car Park just upstream.

For more information either check the terms and conditions or contact us in the store.

Anyone who participates in the days activities will do so at their own risk. Please read all the terms and conditions before purchasing a ticket.

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