Non BCNS events

A miscellaneous collection of links to other societies events that we think may be of interest to our members

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  • Wednesday 05 April 2017

    Progress clearing Dudley no 2 around Leasowes

     Roy Burgess and Mick Freer will be talking about the plans and progress of the restoration on the Halesowen end of the Dudley No 2 to the Friends of the Leasowes.

    Walking round the Leasowes it is clear that work is already underway on
    the stretch of the canal that runs through the park with tidying-up work
    in progress.

    Everyone is welcome and admission is free.

    Tea and coffee will be provided and there is also a bar at the Shenstone Club.

    There is car parking.

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    Last Updated: 27 Mar 17

  • Friday 28 April 2017

    St Richards Festival - Droitwich

    Worcester Birmingham & Droitwich Canals Society rally

    Boat Festival and Vintage Car Rally

    Family entertainment with Music - Stalls & Raffles - Hot & Cold Food - Bar

    Worcester Birmingham & Droitwich Canals Society

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    Last Updated: 24 Sep 16

  • Saturday 24 June 2017

    River & Canal Historical Society Conference

    The Ninth Waterways History Conference “Waterways Research?”

    Saturday 24th June 2017 1000 – 1630
    The Noble Room, The Staff House University of Birmingham
    (Adjacent to University Station)
    Cost £22, including Coffee and Lunch.

    Contact Fabian Hiscock for a booking form - or follow this link.

    The provisional programme is:-
    0930 Registration 
    1000 Opening Admin, welcome and Introduction
    Chairman, Tony Hirst OBE

    Session 1 - Waterways History Research
    Dr Paul Sillitoe
    Mike Clarke, President, RCHS
    Dr Jodie Matthews, Honorary Research Fellow, NWM

    Session 2 - Researching the People
    Prof Timothy Peters, Ironbridge Institute, University of Birmingham
    Lorna York, NWM Stoke Bruerne

    Buffet Lunch.

    Session 3 – Researching the Waterways
    Ray Shill & Brian Goggin

    Session 4 Outlines of on-going research-related topics.

    General Discussion – A Way Ahead for Waterways History Research.

    16.30 Closing Remarks – Chairman.

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    Last Updated: 15 Feb 17

  • Friday 08 September 2017 - Sunday 10 September 2017

    Black Country Boating Festival

    Details will be on the The Black Country Boating Festival website 

    and BCBF Facebook Page.facebook. 

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    • Venue:Windmill End
    • Contact:Paddy Grice
    • Phone:0844 800 5076
    • Email:paddy@bcbf.com

    Last Updated: 24 Sep 16

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