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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 are donated to the canal society

2019
June
Sun 23rd Foston Fete
Tues 25th 8pm
Talk: Malay and Borneo Veterans, PWG Barracks
Wed 26th Info stand: East Bridgford Garden Centre
Friday 28th 10am
Fulbeck History Club visit – Talk & Boat Trips
Sat 29th
Information Stand: East Bridgford Show
Sat 29th Information Stand: Woolsthorpe by Belvoir Fete
Sun 30th 10am – 4.00
Summer Sunday Boat Trips. Canal Depot open for refreshments
July
Mon – Fri 1st – 5th
Grantham Canal Schools’ Week
Sat & Sun 6th – 7th
Cropwell Bishop Heritage Weekend
Sat & Sun 13th -14th
Rempstone Steam Fair
Mon 15th 7.30 Rangers Meeting, Canal Depot
Thurs 18th 7.30
Talk: East Stoke WI
Sun 21st 3.00
Lyrical Songbirds Concert, fundraising for the canal, Cropwell Bishop Old School
Sun 21st Guided Walk: Hickling-Kinoulton area
Thurs 25th 10.00 Talk: Grantham Earlybirds WI, Grantham Museum
Sat & Sun 27th & 28th Grantham Canal Society 50th Anniversary Event
Wed 31st 7.30
Talk: Swayfield Garden Club
August
Wed 14th
Walk: Nottingham National Trust Supporters
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
Thurs 5th
Chief Exec Talk: London Canal Museum
Thurs 12th 7.00
Visit from Upper Broughton History Group, Canal Depot
Fri 13th eve
Heritage Open Day Pop in for Teachers
Sat 14th
Heritage Open Day: Learning about our Canal + Boat Trips and Refreshments
Sun 29th 10.00 – 4.00 Summer Sunday Boat Trips – Canal Depot open for refreshments
October
Sun 13th DISCOVERY DAY
November
Wed 6th 12.00
Talk: Breath Easy Nottingham, Edwalton Golf Club
Wed 13th 2.30 Talk: Marlborough Court, West Bridgford
Wed 27th am
Chief Exec Talk: Vale of Belvoir Probus

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