Welcome to our meetings - other than the guided walk and the Christmas social, they are all at Titford Pump House.

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  • Thursday 03 August 2017

    A Walk with Ray Shill - Smethwick

    On Thursday 3rd August 7pm meet at Brasshouse Lane Bridge, Smethwick on the tow path.

    Parking is in Brasshouse Lane environs or better still use the train to Rolfe Street and it's a short walk to the bridge.

    Although very little of the industrial past is still visible Ray will tell us what was there along with an explanation of the three levels of canals at Smethwick.

    All welcome - members & non-members

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    Last Updated: 23 Jun 17

  • Thursday 07 September 2017

    The Work of an Urban Wildlife Trust

    James Astley from the Birmingham and Black Country Wildlife Trust describes the ways in which the Trust works to create a Living Landscape in Birmingham and the Black Country for the benefit of wildlife and people.

    Last Updated: 09 Nov 16

  • Saturday 30 September 2017

    Billy Spake Mon at the Pumphouse


    Billy Spake Mon and John Langford

    for an evening of black country music and mirth - with real black country ale as well!

    We will put full details out a bit nearer the time.

    Contact Billy - - (phone below) or Charley - email below

    How to get to Titford Pump House? - follow this link, for instructions to find it by boat, train, bus or car.

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    • Venue:Titford Pump House - Oldbury
    • Time:19:00
    • Contact:Charley Johnston
    • Phone:07514 824845

    Last Updated: 15 May 17

  • Thursday 05 October 2017

    A Northerner on Northern Waters

    Phil Clayton shares with us his experiences on some of our northern waterways including a trip from Liverpool to Leeds. 

    Last Updated: 09 Nov 16

  • Thursday 09 November 2017

    More BCN in Pictures

    A further look at familiar and not so familiar places and the boats around the BCN from Martin O'Keeffe's photographic collection.

    Last Updated: 09 Nov 16

  • Friday 01 December 2017

    Christmas Social 2017

    The BCNS Christmas Social for 2017 will be on Friday December 1st. 

    Based on last year’s menu, there will be several choices and one should expect to pay around £10 for two courses or £12 for three courses.

    If you plan to attend, please let Dave Dent know know so that he can estimate numbers.

    When he has the details (around mid-August), he will issue booking forms. All bookings will require full payment.

    We will accept cancellation up to a cut off date, which will be stated on the booking form

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    Last Updated: 15 Jul 17