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Saturday 19 September


Arrival of the hotel ship Princess at Marquette (mooring on the Deûle downstream of the junction with the Roubaix Canal (canalised river Marque).

The 10-day Ostend-Dunkirk cruise is organised by the UK magazine Waterways World for its readers. 80 canal enthusiasts have been booked for this emblematic cruise since December 2008.

The passengers will be greeted by the municipal brass band before being taken by coach (booked by the tour operator) to visit the rally site at L'Union and take part in the evening's celebrations.

Sunday 20 September

Marquette is organising a hike along the towpath to the Dehaudt farm in Wasquehal.
The association Amitram organises an 'open day' allowing the population to visit its collection of vintage trams and buses (on the bank of the river Deûle).