28th Apr 2019

DUCK RACE 2019

We always have a ‘Duck Race’ at St Richard’s Canal Festival in Vines Park, Droitwich and 2019 was no exception. Hundreds of ‘ducks’ were dropped into the River Salwarpe. Great...

12th Mar 2019

RESTORATION NEWSLETTER

Canal & River Trust are producing a newsletter dedicated to restoration projects. You can download it from their website by clicking here: Newsletter If you are a Facebook user then...

04th Jan 2019

LAPAL LINK – LATEST EDITION

Our good friends over at the Lapal Canal Trust have published the latest edition of their newsletter. It’s available in PDF format. Please CLICK HERE to download a copy. If...

20th Nov 2018

RAISING FUNDS WITH EASYFUNDING

We are primarily raising money to maintain our society narrowboat which is used for mostly educational purposes. We take out groups of children and adults who would not normally be...

14th Oct 2018

DON’T OIL THE HINGES

Heather Wastie’s marvellous journey during her year as Worcestershire Poet Laureate is recorded in these packed pages. Enjoy reading about everything from creaking doors to Tweets, and ‘Our Spake’. Heather...

23rd Sep 2018

PARKHEAD CANAL FESTIVAL

The Parkhead Canal Festival was jointly organised by The Worcester-Birmingham & Droitwich Canals Society and The Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust There is a Facebook page for this festival which...

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...

04th Jun 2018

HOME EDVENTURERS

Home EdVenturers organise a range of boat trips onboard the Worcester-Birmingham & Droitwich Canal Society (WBDCS) narrowboat Cecilia, specifically for home educating families. All trips have an educational opportunity or...

09th Apr 2018

CYCLING THE WEST MIDLANDS CANALS

Jennifer Petkus from Denver, Colorado cycled the West Midlands canal last year. On her journeys she called in to the Tardebigge Lime Kilns to see how work was progressing on...

07th Apr 2018

BOATERS HANDBOOK & VIDEO

Canal & River Trust have produced a ‘Boaters Video’ which is available on YouTube Please watch this video before going boating for the first time and learn how to navigate...

13th Mar 2018

MILESTONE IN MEMORY OF ALAN WHITE

In March 2018 a milestone was unveiled at Tardebigge, on the towpath of The Worcester & Birmingham Canal, in commemoration of the life of the Revd Alan White who passed...

06th Feb 2018

FREE GUIDES FROM CANAL & RIVER TRUST

Canal & River Trust have a great range of downloadable guides from their website. Just click on the picture to get your copy.

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