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Workparty

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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 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 @granthamcanalsociety 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

2019
January
Mon 14th 7.30 Rangers’ Meeting, The Plough, Stathern
Mon 21st 2.00 Talk: Ruddington U3A
Wed 23rd 10.00 Earlsfield Canal Clean Up
Fri 25th 10.00 Events Planning Meeting, Woolsthorpe Depot
Mon28th 10.00 Education Team Review and Planning Meeting, Woolsthorpe Depot
March
Thurs 7th 7.00 Talk: Rippingdale & District WI
Sun 31st 10.00 – 4.00 Mothers’ Day Boat Trips
April
Sun & Mon 21st & 22nd 10.00 – 4.00 Easter Bank Holiday Boat Trips – Canal Depot open for refreshments
May
Sun & Mon 5th & 6th 10.00 – 4.00 May Bank Holiday Boat Trips – Canal Depot open for refreshments
Tues 14th Eve Talk: Grantham British Legion, PWG Barracks
Fri – Sun 17th – 19th Dirty Duck Beer Festival and Boat Trips. Fundraising for Grantham Canal Society
Sun & Mon 26th & 27th 10.00 – 4.00 Spring Bank Holiday Boat Trips – Canal Depot open for refreshments
June
Thurs 6th June 7.30 Talk: Sutton on Trent WI
Sun 16th Fathers’ Day Boat Trips
July
Thurs 25th 10.00 Talk: Grantham Earlybirds WI, Grantham Museum
Sat & Sun 27th & 28th Grantham Canal Society 50th Anniversary Event
August
Fri – Sun 16th – 18th WRG Family Camp
Sun & Mon 25th & 26th 10.00 – 4.00 August Bank Holiday Boat Trips – Canal Depot open for refreshments
September
Sun 29th 10.00 – 4.00 Summer Sunday Boat Trips
October
Sun 13th DISCOVERY DAY

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