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Hundreds celebrate Angel Canal Festival – after its rescue from closure

PUBLISHED: 14:02 05 September 2017 | UPDATED: 14:14 05 September 2017

Adeline Lambert, 2, watches a dance performance with dad Christian Lambert at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Adeline Lambert, 2, watches a dance performance with dad Christian Lambert at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Catherine Davison

As we revealed last week, Islington’s famous Angel Canal Festival has been saved from closure. And organiser Beryl Windsor was able to enjoy Sunday’s 31st annual event knowing its future is secure. As usual, hundreds turned up – here are some of our photographer’s best snaps.

Long-term organisers Sasha Mears, left, and Beryl Windsor, right, with Roger Squires at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonLong-term organisers Sasha Mears, left, and Beryl Windsor, right, with Roger Squires at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Duet Spit and Sawdust play at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonDuet Spit and Sawdust play at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Twins Seb and Leo Sloboda, 5, give their dog Raffi a cuddle at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonTwins Seb and Leo Sloboda, 5, give their dog Raffi a cuddle at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Mafalda Mendes Coelho, Luisa Vaz Pinto, Carmo F Andrade, Assuncao Sampayo, Raquel Cipriano, Margarida L Castro and Teresa Sampayo at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonMafalda Mendes Coelho, Luisa Vaz Pinto, Carmo F Andrade, Assuncao Sampayo, Raquel Cipriano, Margarida L Castro and Teresa Sampayo at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Theodora Evripidou, left, and Berke Besiroglu, run the Yum Us Greek pie stall at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonTheodora Evripidou, left, and Berke Besiroglu, run the Yum Us Greek pie stall at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Finn Bates, 5, dressed as Superman at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonFinn Bates, 5, dressed as Superman at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

A dancer performing at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonA dancer performing at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Laura Draper, Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore and Mark Stanford explore a boat at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonLaura Draper, Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore and Mark Stanford explore a boat at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Evie Bourne, 4, with Jem the Collie at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonEvie Bourne, 4, with Jem the Collie at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Millie Hyde, 2, looks out from a boat with grandmother Jacky Linsey at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonMillie Hyde, 2, looks out from a boat with grandmother Jacky Linsey at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

Yarnisa Maneechak, 9, bounces on a trampoline at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine DavisonYarnisa Maneechak, 9, bounces on a trampoline at Angel Canal Festival. Picture: Catherine Davison

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