07th Aug 2018

PRIVACY POLICY

Who we are: The Worcester – Birmingham Canals Society was formed in 1969 to promote the restoration, conservation and improvement of the canal and adjacent waterways for the use and...

06th Aug 2018

FUTURE MEETINGS/WALKS

Meetings begin at 7.45pm unless otherwise stated. Meetings are held in the meeting room at Alvechurch Boat Centre just behind The Weighbridge Pub, B47 7SQ unless it’s a society walk...

01st Aug 2018

BLUE CROSS BROMSGROVE

The Blue Cross animal rehoming centre at Bromsgrove will be holding their annual Summer Fete on September 1st. The Worcester-Birmingham & Droitwich Canals Society gazebo will be there selling a...

01st Aug 2018

STOURBRIDGE BONDED WAREHOUSE

The annual ‘Bonded Warehouse‘ event is taking place in Stourbridge on the weekend of 20th & 21st October. More information can be found on their website. As usual The Worcester-Birmingham...

01st Aug 2018

BLACK COUNTRY BOATING FESTIVAL

This very popular event takes place between September 14th – 16th. The Black Country Boating Festival is a boat gathering and community festival held during September each year in the...

22nd May 2018

PARKHEAD CANAL FESTIVAL 29th & 30th SEPTEMBER

The Parkhead Canal Festival is organised jointly by The Worcester-Birmingham & Droitwich Canals Society and The Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust A Facebook page has been set up for this...

13th Mar 2018

MILESTONE IN MEMORY OF ALAN WHITE

On Saturday the 17th March 2018 at 2pm a milestone was unveiled at Tardebigge, on the towpath of The Worcester & Birmingham Canal, in commemoration of the life of the...

01st Mar 2017

PLEASE DON'T FEED DUCKS BREAD

Last year Canal & River Trust launched a campaign as 6 million loaves of bread were thrown into our canals and rivers by well-intentioned people feeding the ducks each year....

01st Oct 2016

ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN IN ALVECHURCH!

An article about this bridge was published in 'The Village Magazine' Alvechurch. As reported in local newspapers recently including the Bromsgrove Advertiser, a rotting bridge on the W&B canal 'Dead...

22nd Sep 2016

BLACKSTONE CANAL

For those of you who enjoyed our presentation on the Blackstone Canal, Worcester USA to Rhode Island, here are links to the videos that were shown. Enjoy them again on...

19th Aug 2016

LOCK SAFETY

It seems that there are more accidents happening in canal locks than ever before. Or maybe it’s just that they seem to get reported a lot more than they used...

12th Jul 2016

WBDCS VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR WINS AWARD

Volunteer Coordinator Bill Lambert wins award: These pictures were taken this morning after the Canal & River Trust South Wales & Severn Partnership meeting. Bill Lambert is seen receiving an...

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