Author: Sue Phillips

Change of speaker

Unfortunately, David Hunter is no longer able to come on Friday but we have been able to get Graham Wallace from the Runcorn Locks Restoration Society. He will be speaking and showing a short film which addresses the opportunity to

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Latest Waterways Journal – out soon

Volume 18, the latest Waterways Journal is currently at the printer, and will launch at the Easter Boat Gathering.

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BMS AGM

A reminder that the Annual General Meeting of the Boat Museum Society will be held this Friday at 7.30pm at the museum. A raffle will be held as normal, but the proceeds on this occasion will be donated to the

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Flying boats!!

An eventful day at the museum with work starting to clear the historic slipway for an exciting new exhibition. Part of the Window on the World project.

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Welcome to 2016!

Wishing a very Happy New Year to one and all!

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Don’t forget our Christmas social

The December BMS meeting promises to be a treat. During the first part of the meeting, Alan Jones will be telling us about introducing many lads from the Manchester Grammar School scouts to boating. We will then have our refreshments

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December edition of RE:PORT now available

Just to let you know, BMS members can access the December issue of RE:PORT, the Boat Museum Society newsletter, from the ‘Members Only‘ area of the site. If you are not a member and would like to join, please go

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Latest edition of RE:PORT now available

Just to let you know, BMS members can access the October issue of RE:PORT, the Boat Museum Society newsletter, from the ‘Members Only‘ area of the site. If you are not a member and would like to join, please go

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George is flying!!!

As part of the Window on the World project, George was craned out of the canal this morning. She will shortly be winging her way (on the back of a low loader!) off to Devon for the start of her

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BMS meeting 20 March 2015

At the Boat Museum Society meeting this month, we will be welcoming Alan Comerford, National Hydrology Manager for the Canal & River Trust. He will be speaking on ‘Water Management – too little, too much, just right’. A subject which

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