Previous Meetings

Do you have any pictures from any of these meetings, that we could publish, please?

 Canals Association meetings chaired by Keith Gibson:


23rd June                    Marsden Conservative Club, (on the route of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. Organised with help of Huddersfield Canal Society staff – Frank Smith, Bob Gough, Steve Whitby)  

1st December              Radcliffe British Legion Club (Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal         Society)


22nd March                 Hebden Bridge Tourist Information Centre (Rochdale Canal Society)

19th September          Carnforth Ex Servicemen’s Club (Lancaster Canal Trust)

29th November           Tapton Golf Club (Chesterfield Canal Society)


18th April                     Market Hotel, Elsecar (Barnsley Canal Group)

5th September            Bell Hotel, Driffield (Driffield Navigation Ltd.)

28th November           Mechanics Institute, Whalley Bridge (Inland Waterways Protection Society)


27th March                  New Technology College, St Helens (Sankey Canal Restoration Society)

19th June                    Transhipment Warehouse, Dobcross (Huddersfield Canal Society)

6th November             Village Hall, Hickling & the Rutland Arms, Woolsthorpe (Grantham Canal Restoration Society)


5th March                    Elvaston Castle, Derby (Derby & Sandiacre Canal Society)

18th June                    West Felton Village Hall (Waterway Recovery Group – Montgomery Canal)

1st October                 On board MV ‘Weaver Sovereign’, Northwich (Trent & Mersey Canal Society for the Anderton Lift Trust)    


24th March                  Shireoaks Village Hall (Chesterfield Canal Society)

2nd June                     Solo Club, Sleaford (Sleaford Navigation Society & IWA Lincolnshire & Humberside Branch)

13th October               Carpenters Arms, Lichfield (Lichfield & Hatherton Canal Society


23rd March                  Transhipment Warehouse, Dobcross (Huddersfield Canal Society)

22nd June                   Melbourne (Pocklington Canal Amenity Association)

5th October                 Foxton Village Gall & Shoulder of Mutton public house (Foxton Inclined Plane Trust


15th March                   Transhipment Warehouse, Dobcross (Huddersfield Canal Society)

19th July                       Crooklands Hotel, Milnthorpe (Lancaster Canal Trust)

4th October                  Moira Miners’ Welfare Club, Swadlincote (Ashby Canal Association)


28th March                   West Felton Village Hall (Waterway Recovery Group – Montgomery Canal)

27th June                     Market Tavern, Elsecar (Barnsley, Dearne & Dove Trust)

17th October                The Ribble Link Centre, Preston Docks (Ribble Link Trust)


26th March                   Etruria Industrial Museum, Burslem Port (Caldon Canal Society & Burslem Port Project)

2nd July                        Derby Canal walk with barbecue lunch provided en route (Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust)

15th October                National Watersports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham (Grantham Navigation Association & Grantham Canal Restoration Trust)


8th April                        British Waterways Board Regional Office, Fearns Wharf, Leeds (British Waterways Board)

15th July                       Heritage Centre, Portland Basin, Ashton-under-Lyne (Huddersfield Canal Society)

14th October                Moira Miners’ Welfare Club, Swadlincote (Ashby Canal Association/Ashby Canal Trust)


17th March                   Gloucester House, Melton Mowbray (Melton & Oakham Waterways Society)

30th June                     Village Hall, Melbourne (Pocklington Canal Amenity Society)

13th October                Visitor Centre, Hollingworth Lake, Littleborough (British Waterways Board & the waterways Trust)


23rd March                   The Institute, Ironville, Derbyshire (Friends of the Cromford Canal)

29th June                     Sleaford Rugby Club, Sleaford (Sleaford Navigation Trust)

12th October                The Anderton Lift Visitor Centre (organised by Huddersfield Canal Society & British Waterways Board staff)


28th March                   Nags Head, Burntwood (Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust)

27th June                     Royal Victoria Hotel, Newport (Shrewsbury & Newport Canals Trust)

3rd October                  The Boat Museum, Ellesmere Port (The Waterways Trust)        


20th March                   The John Howarth Centre, Daisy Nook Country Park, Failsworth (Hollinwood Canal Society)

19th June                     Playgoers’ Riverhead Theatre, Louth (Louth Navigation Trust)

2nd October                  The Stables, Staveley Hall, Staveley, Chesterfield (Chesterfield Canal Trust)


19th March                   Fiddlers Ferry Sailing Club, The Lock, Penketh, Warrington (Sankey Canal Restoration Society)

21st May                      Mechanics Institute, Market Street, Whalley Bridge (Inland Waterways Protection Society)

8th October                  St Olav’s Church Hall, Marygate, York (River Foss Society)


Northern Canals Association meetings chaired by Chris Hayes


11th March                  The Chequers Inn, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, Lincs (Grantham Canal Society).

20th May                     Denstone Village Hall, College Road, Denstone, Nr Uttoxeter (Caldon & Uttoxeter Canals Trust)

7th October                 The Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield (Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust)


9th March                        Denstone Village Hall, College Road, Denstone
Nr Uttoxeter (Caldon & Uttoxeter Canals Trust)

27th April                         Middlewood Locks, East Ordsall Lane, Salford. (: Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Society and British Waterways Restoration Directorate)

5th October                     CONKERS, Rawdon Road, Moira (Ashby Canal Association)


8th March                        Boston West Golf Club, Hubbert’s Bridge, Boston,              (Lincolnshire Waterways Partnership)

26th April                         Wappenshall Junction Warehouse, Wappenshall (Shrewsbury & Newport Canals Trust)  

4th October                     Pinxton Village Hall, Kirkstead Road, Pinxton (Friends of Cromford Canal)


7th March                        Lubenham Village Hall, Laughton Road, Lubenham, Leicestershire (The Foxton Inclined Plane Trust)

25th April                      East Cottingwith Village Hall, Church Lane, East Cottingwith, East Yorkshire (The Pocklington Canal Amenity Society)


6th March                     The Cromford Community Centre, 9 Market Place, Cromford. (Friends of Cromford Canal)

17th April                      Flowery Field Centre, Spring Gardens, Hyde, (Hollinwood Canal Society)

9th October                  Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (Burslem Port Trust)


4th March                    Hollingwood Hub, Works Road, Brimington (Chesterfield Canal Trust)

 22nd April                    Whitefield Garrick Theatre, Bank Street, Whitefield, Bury (Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Society)

30th September           Stafford boat Club, Maplewood, Wildwood, Stafford (Stafford Riverway Link)


10Th March                  Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill,  Lincoln ( Sleaford Navigation Trust)

28th April                      Swingers Golf Centre / Darnford Moors Golf Club & Restaurant, Darnford Lane, Lichfield (Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust)

13th October                Kirklees College, Waterfront Quarter, Manchester Road, Huddersfield, (Huddersfield Canal Society)


4th March                     Junction Inn, Norbury Junction, Staffordshire (Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust)

27th April                      Chellaston Club, 12  Derby Road, Chellaston, Derby (The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society)

12th   October              The Women’s Institute, 14C Lower Lane, Chinley, High Peak. (Bugsworth Basin Heritage Trust)


1st March                     Ironville Church Hall, Casson St, Ironville (Friends of the Cromford Canal)

12th April                      St Patricks Social Club, 111 Common Road, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside (Sankey Canal Restoration Society)

11th October                Moira Miners’ Welfare Club, Bath Lane, Moira (Ashby Canal Trust)


25th September              The Canal Depot, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, Grantham, Lincs., (Grantham Canal Society)


19th February               Lichfield Cruising Club, Canal Cottages, Huddlesford Junction,
Lichfield, (Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust.)

1st October                  Melbourne Village Hall, Main Street, Melbourne (Pocklington Canal Amenity Society.)


25th February               Hollingwood Hub, Works Road, Brimington (Chesterfield Canal Trust)

 7th October                  Denstone Village Hall, College Road, Denstone (Caldon & Uttoxeter Canals Trust)


Northern Canals Association meetings chaired by Ivan Cane


24th April                     Canal Cottages Café, Hopwell Road, Draycott, Derbyshire       (Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust)

 9th October                  Hollingwood Hub, Works Road, Brimington (Chesterfield Canal Trust)


12th February               Wilkinson Primary School, Bradley, Bilston. (Bradley Canal Restoration Society)

 8th October                  Outreach Centre, 35-37 Blackburn St, Radcliffe (Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Society)


17th March                   Boley Park Community Hall, Ryknild St. Lichfield. (Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust)


Northern Canals Association