All events

A complete list of all BCNS events planned

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  • Thursday 04 October 2018

    A Natural History of the Midlands Canals

    A talk by Paul Wilkinson  Senior Ecologist for CRT illustrating the range of flora and fauna to be found either alongside and in our Midlands canals. 

    Last Updated: 09 Dec 17

  • Thursday 01 November 2018 - Saturday 03 November 2018

    AGM & Rally

    On Friday 1st November the BCNS will hold it's AGM, followed by an informal gathering.

    There will be a real ale bar open across the weekend, and the burger bar will be open Friday and Saturday evenings.

    To keep costs down, there will be no live entertainment, however, if you are musically talented, you are welcome to bring your instrument(s) and seranade us!

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    • Venue:Titford Pumphouse
    • Time:18:00
    • Contact:Barrie Johnson


    Last Updated: 06 Jul 18

  • Thursday 08 November 2018

    The Lost Canals of Shropshire

    A talk by Peter Brown Heritage and Planning Officer for IWA Shrewsbury & North Wales Branch on Shropshire's Lost Canals.

    Last Updated: 17 Sep 18

  • Thursday 03 January 2019

    Caribee Island

    A talk by Simon Briercliffe a social and cultural historian on the lives of the inhabitants of an area of Wolverhampton dubbed Caribee Island in Victorian times

    Last Updated: 21 Sep 18

  • Thursday 07 March 2019

    A Northerner on Northern Canals-Part 2

    Phil Clayton continues his talk on his past cruises round our northern waterways

    Last Updated: 21 Sep 18

  • Thursday 04 April 2019

    Oh No not the Titanic

    A Talk by John Wilson with a different twist on the famous liner the Titanic

    Last Updated: 21 Sep 18

  • Thursday 02 May 2019

    Stafford Riverway Link

    A talk by Ivor Hind Chairman of the Stafford Riverway Link on progress so far to restore this waterway link into Stafford Town Centre from the Staffs & Worcester Canal

    Last Updated: 21 Sep 18

  • Thursday 03 October 2019

    Iron Mad Wilkinson who put the Great into GB

    A talk by Richard Sells author and Local Historian on the life and acheivments of "Iron Mad" Wilkinson a leading Ironmaster Entrepreneur and Inventor of his day

    Last Updated: 21 Sep 18

  • Thursday 07 November 2019

    Montgomery Canal Restoration Update

    A talk by John Carter Project Manager of this Restoration Project

    Last Updated: 21 Sep 18