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Sweet Waters: a cycle of walks along the River Avon sensing legacies of slavery and slaveownership

different starting points

The walks continue after the Fringe is over as part of the Festival of Nature. Sweet Waters culminates in an epic 25 mile walk from Avonmouth to Bath on Wednesday 21 June, Midsummers day. Sunrise to sunset. Bearing witness.
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Performances

Monday 12th June

Saltford Brass Mill: Walk starts outside  

Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00  
Start time: 10:15  
Extra info: From Saltford Brass Mill to Keynsham Brass Mill. Approx 5 miles. Level path.
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Venue access: We regret there is no wheelchair access to this venue

Tuesday 13th June

Keynsham railway station: Walk starts in station car-park  

Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00  
Start time: 10:15  
Extra info: From Keynsham train station to Bristol. Approx 8 miles. Level path. Meet at Keynsham train station.
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Venue access: We regret there is no wheelchair access to this venue

Saturday 17th June

Locksbrook Inn: Walk starts outside on canal towpath  

Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00  
Start time: 10:15  
Extra info: From Weston Lock to Saltford Brass Mill Approx 5 miles. Level path. Meet on bridge at rear of The Locksbrook Inn (formerly The Dolphin) 10.00
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Venue access: We regret there is no wheelchair access to this venue

Monday 19th June

Bath Abbey: Walks starts outside main doors  

Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00  
Start time: 10:15  
Extra info: From Bath City Centre to Keynsham Brass Mill. Approx 8 miles. Level path. Meet outside Bath Abbey main entrance 10.00
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Venue access: We regret there is no wheelchair access to this venue

Tuesday 20th June

Keynsham railway station: Walk starts in station car-park  

Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00  
Start time: 10:15  
Extra info: From Keynsham train station to Bristol. Approx 8 miles. Level path. Meet at Keynsham train station at 10.00
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Venue access: We regret there is no wheelchair access to this venue

Wednesday 21st June

Avonmouth Bridge: Walk starts on bridge  

Price: Free
Doors open: 04:30  
Start time: 05:00  
Extra info: From Avonmouth to Bath along the river. Approx 26 miles. Some steep sections. Meet on Avonmouth bridge at 4.30 for midsummer sunrise Finish on Bathwick fields, picnic, closing conversation and sunset if the weather obliges.
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Venue access: We regret there is no wheelchair access to this venue

Each walk is a section of the route along the river, please register separately for each one. Numbers are limited. There is be an eventbrite link for each walk on the Festival of Nature site: http://www.bnhc.org.uk/festival-of-nature-type/festival-events/

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Walkers are invited to participate by taking photographs, drawing/sketching and contributing to social media. Do bring notebooks and mobiles! Please come prepared for walking on uneven ground and for whatever the weather brings us..waterproofs or suncream! In registering for the walk you are responsible for assessing yourself fit for the distance and the terrain.