08th Apr 2024

ST. RICHARD’S CANAL FESTIVAL 2024

Thank you to everybody that came along to the recent St. Richard’s Canal Festival. We do hope you had a good time. Information about the 2025 festival will be published...

09th Mar 2024

SOCIETY MAGAZINE ’58’

We now publish our bi-monthly ’58’ magazine online around 4 weeks after publication to members. Email members are always welcome to request a printed copy or pick up one from...

16th Feb 2024

SOCIETY MEETING: 14TH MAY 2024

Our next society meeting will be on Tuesday 4th June 2024. ‘The Lost 60 miles of the BCN’ A talk by Duncan Moore. This will be a hybrid Zoom meeting....

21st Oct 2023

DROITWICH DIG: 50th ANNIVERSARY

It is hard to believe that it was 50 years ago, in October 1973, that the ‘Droitwich Big Dig’ started involving literally hundreds of volunteers with a massive amount of...

04th Sep 2023

HERITAGE OPEN WEEKEND

Heritage Open Days 2023. ‘Creativity Unwrapped’ was the theme of this year’s ‘Heritage Open Days’ at Tardebigge in September. Thank you to everybody that came along.

25th Jul 2023

GOVERNMENT FUNDING: KEEP CANALS ALIVE

Visitors to our Facebook page may be aware that the current Government are underfunding the waterways by tens of millions pounds over the next few years. Canal & River Trust...

21st Mar 2023

MUD BOAT ‘TOW’

The old mud boat ‘Tow’, which was moored by the Scarfield Dingle Aqueduct in Alvechurch for a number of years, was eventually taken away for use as a storage facility...

21st Mar 2023

A BIG THANK YOU TO GUEST ESTATE AGENTS

A BIG thank you to Lee Guest, GUEST ESTATE AGENTS, Bromsgrove for kindly providing signage for our society narrowboat ‘Cecilia’ showing our support for the Primrose Hospice. We are proud...

08th Dec 2022

‘CECILIA’ HOMECOMING!

The Society’s community narrowboat ‘Cecilia’ has recently been refurbished and repainted. Refurbishment, including a new floor and seating, took place in 2021/early 2022 and painting in November/December 2022. In all...

01st Sep 2022

HERITAGE OPEN WEEKEND 10th & 11th SEPTEMBER 2022

Thank you to everybody that came along to the Canal Society Heritage Open Weekend at Tardebigge on September 10th & 11th. Our theme was Astounding Inventions. See flyer for more...

05th May 2022

VOLUNTEER NEWS

TARDEBIGGE WORK DAYS Our society works days for this season at Tardebigge. FUTURE DATES TO BE CONFIRMED Tardebigge New Wharf is where most of our work parties start from. Alcester...

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...

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