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A. M. Models: Sells a range of model narrowboats and has some useful lists of ex-working boats.
Abacus Designs: Embroidery kits of a wide range of canal and waterway scences.
Artist on the Waterways: On this site you can view oil paintings and prints by the artist Sylvia Hankin who is a member of the Guild of Waterways Artists.
Bespoke Model Boats: Scale models of your own narrow boat, cruiser, Dutch barge or other boat, for display or as a remote controlled working model.
Bewdley Pipes & Pottery: Making replica clay pipes and a range of Narrowboats scaled at approx 1/72 hand painted in the styles of the traditional carrying companies and other canal related objects.
Canal Arts by Terence: Traditional painted canalware plus other artwork and waterways photographs.
Canal Camera: Black and white potoraphs of canal scences.
Canal Photos: An online image gallery of the inland waterways
Canal Prints: Bold lino prints of various elements of the canals by artist Eric Gaskell. Also a book of these prints.
Canalia: Hand-painted canalware
Canalside Camera: A selection of photographs featuring the inland waterways of Great Britain.
Crochet Cabin Lace: Crochet Cabin Lace and Porthole Covers for Narrowboats and Cottage Style Interiors a made-to-order service for hand made Crochet Cabin Lace and Porthole Covers.
Derek Pratt - Waterways Photo Library: Images from the leading waterways photographer whose work has been seen in books and magazines for many years.
English Crafts: This site displays a wide range of traditional and original designs of crochet lace for boat nets or porthole covers. There are many in stock, or you can order your choice from Liz Bryant, accredited Master in Crochet and Cabin Lace in The Waterways Craft Guild.
Garth Allan: Waterways Artist and watercolours specialist.
Gower Giftware: A family business, based in Northamptonshire, supplying painted canal ware.
The Guild of Waterway Artists: A group of artists interested in the commercial painting of rivers canals, waterways and other wetlands.
Jane Selkirk: Traditional hand painted canalware painted by Jane Selkirk
The Jewellery Boat: A narrowboat based jewellery maker.
The Jewellery Boat: A narrowboat based jewellery maker.
Jim Batty Stock Photography: Photos of London, the River Thames and narrowboats.
Keepers Lock: A group who sing songs and tell stories about the great era of the canals in England
Life and Times: Music, Drama, Recordings and Shows.
Lockside Antiques: Specialising in selling antique ribbon and lace plates and original Measham pottery as well as brass items and old lace (crochet) edging.
Michele Field: A well-established artist in Oxfordshire; whose work consists of pet portraits, landscapes, canals, waterways, flowers, still life, and modern art.
Michelle Martin: Hand painted greetings cards, canal ware and original art produced aboard Willowmoor Art Workshop, a 50ft narrow boat travelling around the Midlands canal network.
Mikron Theatre Company: Formed by Mike Lucas and Danny Schiller, now famous for its national waterways tour, aboard the narrowboat Tyseley.
MusicalAndy.com: A musician with a canal and waterways song programme.
Robin Smithett Waterways Photography: A professional photographer offering Photo Library, Commissions, Brochure Design and Copywriting.
Sarah Pressland - Artist: Canal and other oil paintings by a member of The Guild of Waterway Artists.
Sheila M Bury: Painter of waterways and countryside scences in South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.
Songs of the Inland Waterways: This site is designed to gather together all the available songs relating to the British inland waterway system.
Thames Cards: Sue Milton's specialist in images of England's River Thames and its surrounding area
Tim Hobbs: Tradditional Signwriter and canal ware painter.
Trina's Canalware: A site offering a large range of hand painted canal ware.
VideoActive: Producers of the best known series of waterway videos. They also offer production services to corporate organisations, broadcasters, advertising agencies, government departments, and the health services.
Village Needlecraft: Embroidery kits featuring canal boats and scenes.
Waterway Routes & Waterway Walks: Products and information about walking UK rivers and canals.
Waterways Craft Guild: The objectives of the Guild are to encourage, set and maintain high standards of knowledge and practice in the traditional skills of the waterways from the days of commercial carrying.
Where The Working Boats Went: A version of the song and slideshow which was created for the Alrewas Canal Song DVD Project
Wychcraft: Traditional crafts of the English canals at Hanbury Wharf in Worcestershire. A one stop shop for traditional Roses and Castles canal painting, signwriting, and interior boat design and fit.

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Jim Shead Waterways Photographer & Writer
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