Updated 20th Aug

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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 Saturdays and other weekdays to undertake work, largely on the navigable section between Woolsthorpe and the A1.
Find out more? email: volunteer@granthamcanal.org

Contact details:

For specific Workparty/last minute changes: ian.wakefield@granthamcanal.org

Text: 07789 383266

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

2017
Aug
Tue 22 Heritage presentation & BBQ/social. To update volunteers on archaeology findings at Lock 15 and canal heritage.  Presentation by Ruth Garrett, Heritage Advisor for the Canal and River Trust.  £3.00 donation towards the BBQ. Visitors welcome. Please let us know you’re coming via ‘Contact us’ on the website – mark it For the Attn; Rosemary 

Location: Canal Depot, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY (behind the Dirty Duck Pub. 3.00 pm – 5.00pm

Thurs 24th Information Stand: Skylarks Festival, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham. 12 noon – 6pm
Bank Holiday

Sun & Mon 27th & 28th

Boat Trips, Refreshments & Guided Tours around Lock 15 restoration: Carpenter’s Shop, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY 10.00 – 4.00pm
Bank Holiday

26th – 28th

Information Stand: Stapleford Steam Weekend, Stapleford Park, nr. Melton Mowbray
September
Tues 5th Talk: Waltham WI. 7.30pm
Sat & Sun 9th & 10th Information Stand: Harby Country Show
Sun 10th Information Stand: Grantham Fire Station
Tues 12th Talk: Manthorpe WI. 7.30pm
Wed 20th Talk: Burton Lazars Village Hall. 2pm
Sun 24th Boat Trips from Lock 18, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY 10.30 – 4.00pm
October
Thurs 5th Talk: Nubourne WI.
Sun 8th  Discovery Day: Canal Depot, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. NG32 1NY.  10am – 4pm
Thurs 12th Talk: Bottesford Friendship Group. 2.30pm
Tues 17th Talk: Hough on the Hill History Society. 7.30pm
Nov
Tue 14th Talk: Ascension Ladies Fellowship. 2pm
Wed 15th Talk: East Leake Local History Society. 2pm
Wed 22nd Talk: Springwells Heritage Group, Horbling 

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