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Workparty

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Workparty volunteers work Monday to Friday on the restoration of Locks 14 & 15 (different team each day).


They also meet on Fridays & Saturdays, 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 @granthamcanal are useful sources of information

 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 go to the canal society

2018
February
Sat 17th 10am – 4pm ‘Do Something New’ Grantham Museum – a great intro to local clubs/societies
Sat 24th 9am – 3.45pm Grantham Library Local Studies Open Access – the library do have a Grantham Canal Archive
Mon 26th 7pm Events Team Meeting, Urban Hotel, Grantham
March
Thurs 1st 2.30 GCS Info Social – details to follow please note: this event is to be resheduled 
Mon 12th 8pm Talk: Belvoir Vale & Social Club, Radcliffe on Trent British Legion
Mon 12th 7.30 Rangers Meeting, Plough, Stathern
Wed 14th 7.30pm Talk: Ruddington Contact Group
Sat 17th 11am – 4pm Information Stand: Bugs, Bats & Beasties, Wyndham Park, Grantham
April
Sun 1st & Mon 2nd

10am – 4pm

Easter Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY – canal depot open for refreshments
Mon 30th 7.30pm Talk: Corby Glen Horticultural Society, Ron Dawson Memorial Hall
May
Sun 6th & Mon 7th 10am – 4pm Bank Holiday Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY – canal depot open for refreshments
Wed 2nd 8pm Talk: Keyworth 8 O’clock Group, Parochial Church Hall
Wed 9th Talk: Tollerton Parish Meeting – details to follow
Mon 14th 7.30 Rangers Meeting, Canal Depot
Sun 27th & Mon 28th

10am – 4pm

Bank Holiday Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY – canal depot open for refreshments
June
Sat & Sun 16th – 17th  Grantham Carnival
Sun 24th Summer Sunday Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY
July
Sat & Sun 30th June – 1st July Lady Bay Open Gardens Weekend – details to follow
Sun 1st Dysart Park Family Fun Day, Grantham
Mon 9th 7.30 Rangers Meeting, Canal Depot
Sat 28th Information Stand: Harlaxton Gala
Sun 29th Summer Sunday Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY
August
Fri 17th – Sun 19th Waterway Recovery Group: Family Fun Day at the Canal Depot, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY. Pre booking required, camping on site for the w/e
Tue 21st 2pm Talk: Colsterworth WI
Sun 26th & Mon 27th Bank Holiday Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck – canal depot open for refreshments. NG32 1NY
September
Wed 5th 11.30am Talk: Trent Valley Probus
Thurs 6th – Sun 9th Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days ‘Picture the Past’, Canal Depot Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY
Mon 10th 7.30pm Rangers Meeting, The Plough, Stathern
Thurs 13th 2.15pm Talk: Nottingham Nation Trust, Mechanics Institute 
Sun 30th Summer Sunday Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY
October
Wed 3rd afternoon Talk: Horsington WI
Mon 8th 7.30pm Talk: Gonerby Hillfoot WI
Sun 14th Discovery Day: Canal Depot, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, NG32 1NY

See homepage for details of this great family day out!

 

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