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Workparty ~ Information Stand ~ Talks Events


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Workparty volunteers work Monday to Friday on the restoration of locks in the Woolsthorpe Flight (different team each day).

They also meet on Monday, Friday & Saturday, plus other weekdays as required to undertake work, largely on the navigable section between Woolsthorpe and the A1.
Thinking of helping? email: volunteer@granthamcanal.org

Twitter @granthamcanal & Facebook @granthamcanalsociety are useful sources of information.  Updated daily.

 Talks and Events

To enquire about an illustrated talk, email: communityandevents@granthamcanal.org

Available talks:

The Grantham Canal ‘Into Another World’

Clothes of the Cut – dress of the working boatmen and women

Bess of Hardwick

The Iron Age

Cooking in Pre-history

Proceeds of all talks are donated to the canal society


Most boat trips depart from near the Dirty Duck Pub, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY.

Be sure to reserve you place on arrival at the red gazebo near the pub gates. No pre-booking, except on arrival.

When Woolsthorpe Depot is shown to be open, there will be refreshments, to include homemade cake.

Look out for those trips which depart from Harlaxton Wharf. NG32 1AE – don’t miss the boat!

Full info on the Boat Trip page of our website.



Regrettably, we took the decision to cancel all programmed events, talks etc.


Sunday 20th
Event cancelled due to additional Covid-19 constraints introduced by the government on September 9th 2020

Heritage Open Day, Canal Depot, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY. 10am – 4pm.

See homepage for full details

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