David Suchet to attend historic rally

Published: Wednesday, 20 June 2018

THE Poirot actor and waterways patron, David Suchet, will attend the Historic Narrowboat Rally at Braunston Marina.

david suchet.boatHe will open this year’s rally on the Saturday morning of the coming weekend, after a long absence, the last time being the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Raymond, in 2008, the last wooden narrowboat built for the English canals, Alan Tilbury reports.

60th anniversary

The theme this year will be for Raymond's 60th anniversary, and is expected to be the biggest yet, with a huge array of historic narrowboats and plenty of entertainment, including of course its now famous beer tent.

The rally takes place this coming weekend 23rd and 24th of June.