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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
June
 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
Fri 29th 6.30 TALK: Soar Boating Club, Normanton on Soar
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
Mon 2nd – Fri 6th Schools’ Week, Woolsthorpe Canal Depot
Mon 9th 7.30 Rangers Meeting, Canal Depot
Tue 10th 2.00 WRG Family Weekend Planning Meeting, Canal Depot
Sat 14th  Information Stand: Radcliffe Carnival
Sat & Sun 14th & 15th Information Stand: Rempstone Steam Fair
Sat & Sun 28th & 29th Information Stand: Belvoir Show & Wheels in the Field, Great Gonerby
Sun 29th Summer Sunday Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY
August
Thurs 16th 12.45 Talk: Grantham Stroke Club
Fri 17th – Sun 19th Waterway Recovery Group: Family Weekend 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
Thurs 23rd  Information Stand: Skylarks Festival, Holme Pierrepont
Sun 26th & Mon 27th Bank Holiday Boat Trips: The Dirty Duck – canal depot open for refreshments. NG32 1NY
September
Sun 2nd Information Stand: Grantham Fire Station Open Day
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
Mon 10th 7.30 Talk: East Midland Canoe Club, Boat House, Barrow on Soar
Thurs 13th 2.15pm Talk: Nottingham National Trust, Mechanics Institute 
Sat & Sun 15th & 16th 11.00 – 4.00 Information Stand: Heritage Open Days in Denton Church
Tue 25th 2.30 Talk by David Lyneham-Brown, Chief Exec, Grantham Canal Society, West Bridgford Library
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

Watch this event grow on our homepage for details of this great family day out!

 
November  
Mon 12th 7.30 Rangers Meeting, Plough, Stathern

 

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