April Social Meeting – Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Just a quick reminder about our monthly meeting. Venue as usual the Wilmot Arms, Derby Road, Borrowash,DE72 3HA from 8 pm on Tuesday 28th April. Our speaker this month is Eric Boultbee from the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. As enthusiasts may know the railway is a charity which has succeeded in pretty much a full restoration of [...]

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Breaston Gala 4th May

Spring is upon us, the weather is improving and it’s time for the Breaston Gala on 4th May. The Canal Society will be attending again and things are gearing up for the day. We’ve done a makeover on the information boards, we’ve got some cracking new merchandise to make a splash and we’ve been working [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:06+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

A Rendezvous with Ockbrook

When we are travelling around we get the opportunity to meet some really nice people. Most of the people we talk to are most welcoming and encouraging and the visit to talk to “Rendezvous” at Ockbrook was no exception. Chris gave the talk on 9th April at “The Lecture Hall” in “The Settlement”. Not being [...]

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Spooky Evening at the Wilmot

The Canal Society’s regular monthly meeting for March took place on 24th at the Wilmot Arms. After a few updates on progress Ian Morgan took the floor to talk to us about the Fossdyke. It is a navigation constructed by the Romans between the Rivers Trent and Witham almost two thousand years ago and lays [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:07+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Society Social Meetings Programme 2015 Finalised

Our society social meetings programme for 2015 has been finalised. Meetings take place on the second Tuesday of every month (except for August and December) at the Wilmot Arms, 49 Derby Road, Borrowash, Derby, DE72 3HA. This year we have a range of guest speakers including Eric Boultbee from Ecclesbourne Valley Railway and Ian Morgan [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:08+00:00 January 10th, 2015|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments