Category: Boats

The June ’17 edition of RE:PORT is now available to members.

The June ’17 edition of RE:PORT (Vol 217) is now available to BMS members .

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The March ’17 edition of RE:PORT now available to members.

As you know, BMS members can access the March ’17 issue of RE:PORT, the Boat Museum Society newsletter, from the “Members Only” area of this site.

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The Latest Waterways Journal is now available

Volume 19, the latest Waterways Journal is now available. Check its contents on the ‘Publication’ page

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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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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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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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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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New Friendship crochet panel now on display

NWM’s Coffee & Crochet Group have created a stunning crochet panel inspired by the traditional paintwork on the narrowboat Friendship. This is now on display in the Island Warehouse at the National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port. Well worth a visit!

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Heritage Lottery Fund grant for National Waterways Museum

We’re celebrating the confirmation of a grant of £790,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) as well as invaluable match funding of over £50,000 from the Wolfson Foundation. The HLF support will fund three key initiatives getting underway early in

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