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MONTHLY MEETINGS

Our Monthly meetings are normally held on the first Tuesday of the month, except July & August when we have our Summer Walks. Monthly in-person meetings are currently suspended and are being held online through ‘Zoom’.

JOIN US

Some benefits of membership:
Bi-monthly magazine ’58’.
Monthly talks (online) that are both entertaining and enlightening.
Summer walks.
Boat gatherings and social events (currently suspended).
Access to a comprehensive library of waterway related books.

ABOUT US

We were formed in 1969 to promote the restoration, conservation and improvement of the canal and adjacent waterways for the use and benefit of the public. In 2010, the society changed its name to the Worcester Birmingham & Droitwich Canals Society following the opening of the Droitwich Canals.

CECILIA

The Society owns a 70ft narrowboat ‘CECILIA’. This 8-berth boat is used to offer holidays to groups of people and other charities that would not normally have the opportunity of experiencing the inland waterways.

Meetings

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month (currently online through 'Zoom'. Log-in from 7.30pm for a 7.45am start. In July and August we go on guided walks. Non-members are always very welcome.

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Join Us

Benefits of membership include our bi-monthly magazine '58'. Monthly talks that are both entertaining and enlightening. Visits to other waterways, boat gatherings and social events. Access to a comprehensive library of waterway related books.

More

About Us

Formed in 1969 to promote the restoration, conservation and improvement of the canal and adjacent waterways for the use and benefit of the public. In 2010 we changed our name to the Worcester-Birmingham and Droitwich Canals Society.

Cecilia

The Society owns 70ft. narrowboat 'Cecilia'. This day boat is used to offer outings and educational trips to groups of people and other charities that might not normally have the opportunity of experiencing the inland waterways.

04th Jul 2022

SOCIETY MAGAZINE ’58’

We have taken the decision to publish our latest editions of ’58’ online and via email to members. For members who do not have an Internet connection we will be...

21st May 2022

BLACK COUNTRY BOATING FESTIVAL 2022

The Black Country Boating Festival is due to go ahead on Saturday September 10th and Sunday September 11th according to their Facebook page. We are not sure if it will...

05th May 2022

VOLUNTEER NEWS

TARDEBIGGE WORK DAYS Our society works days for this season at Tardebigge Depot. Please note that due to popular demand, the days later in the month have now changed from...

04th May 2022

SOCIETY MEETINGS

We have finally returned to public meetings! Our next meeting is actually a walk: Tuesday 2nd August. A Walk from Briar Mill to Salwarpe Mill. A walk along the centre...

03rd May 2022

STAFFS & WORCS RALLY OF BOATS 2022

The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Celebrates its 250th Birthday This year is a significant anniversary for the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, which was opened in 1772, 250 years ago. In...

25th Apr 2022

ST RICHARD’S CANAL FESTIVAL 2022

St Richard’s Canal Festival 2022 MESSAGE FROM OUR CHAIRMAN We have just completed a very successful St Richards Canal Festival and I would like to¬† say thank you to all...

24th Apr 2022

BOAT FOR SALE

It’s the end of an era!! Gill and Dave Wheeler (WB&DCS Chair) are taking the heart-wrenching decision to part company with narrowboat ‘Mon Amour’. She is a 57′ steel boat...

20th Sep 2021

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL REMINDER

Membership Secretary Joe Morley reports that subscription renewals are flowing in nicely up to renewal date (30th September) and we would like to thank all those who have renewed by...

13th Sep 2021

HERITAGE OPEN WEEKEND: TARDEBIGGE

Thank you to everybody who came along to our Heritage Open Days. Here is a copy of the special booklet we produced. Just click or tap HERE to download a...

14th Jun 2021

LAPAL CANAL TRUST UPDATE

Press Release 14th of June 2021 Lapal Canal Trust signs contract with Land & Water Services Ltd to construct the first part of the restoration of the Dudley No 2...

02nd Jun 2021

QR CODE DONATIONS

You are now able to donate direct to our society by simply scanning the QR code on your smart phone or tablet. You can also visit https://bit.ly/3pcfp1C to make a...

09th Apr 2021

CHANCE GLASSWORKS TRUST

Chance Heritage Trust Thanks to everybody who came along to our recent ‘Zoom’ meeting with Mark Davies of the Chance Heritage Trust. Although somewhat out of our area our society...

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