The Hodnet 2 Day Festival is being held this year on the Shropshire Union Canal, in the Soudley/Goldstone area on day one and Market Drayton/Adderley area on day two.

The dates are Sunday May 1st and Monday May 2nd.

The draw on Sunday May 1st will be at the Raven Cafe, Prees Heath (SY13 3JT) with the cafe open for breakfasts from 7-O’clock onwards. Draw for Monday May 2nd will be at Wetherspoons, (Hippodrome) Market Drayton (TF9 1PS) Both draws will be rolling draws from 8-45am onwards.

Entry to the festival will be £60 all in for the two days (members or non-members of HAC).

Fishing will be from 11am until 4pm.

The first 110 names on the list will be guaranteed a place, after which a reserve list will be set up.

Anyone who wants to fish, or for more info, please contact Dave Watkins 07725556159.

For your information, we have two rounds of the Canal and River Trust Pairs competition at Soudley and Goldstone on Sunday May 29th and Sunday August 21st. Dave can also take bookings for these matches if required