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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
April
Mon 16th 6pm Cropwell Bishop Cubs visit, Woolsthorpe Depot
Wed 25th 2.30pm Info Social with Ruth Garratt, Woolsthorpe Depot – all volunteers welcome – you must let Rosemary know if you wish to attend
Fri 27th 1.00pm Learning Team Meeting, Canal Depot
Mon 30th 7.30pm Talk: Corby Glen Horticultural Society, Ron Dawson Memorial Hall
May
Wed 2nd 8pm Talk: Keyworth 8 O’clock Group, Parochial Church Hall, Selby Lane
Sun 6th & Mon 7th 10am – 4pm Bank Holiday Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY – canal depot open for refreshments
Mon 7th Denton Street Market – Information Stand in the Church
Wed 9th Talk: Tollerton Parish Meeting – details to follow
Sat 12th & Sun 13th Information Stand: Newark & Nottinghamshire County Show
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
 Wed 30th 1.00pm Talk: The Spriteleys, Grantham
June
Fri 1st – Sun 3rd Information Stand: Grantham Steam and Country Show, Stainby
Sat & Sun 16th – 17th  Information Stand: Grantham Carnival
Sat 16th Information Stand: Cotgrave Festival
 Sat 23rd Information Stand: Barnstone Festival Family Fun Day
Sun 24th 10.00 – 4.00 Summer Sunday Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY
Sat 30th 11.00 – 5.00 Information Stand: East Bridgford Village Show
Sat 30th See entry below
July
Sat & Sun 30th June – 1st July Information Stand: Lady Bay Open Gardens Weekend
Sun 1st Dysart Park Family Fun Day, Grantham
Mon 2nd – Fri 6th Schools’ Week, Woolsthorpe Canal Depot
Mon 9th 7.30 Rangers Meeting, Canal Depot
Sat 14th  Information Stand: Radcliffe Carnival
Sat & Sun 14th & 15th Information Stand: Rempstone Steam Fair
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 National 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

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