The Boat Museum Society meets monthly from September through to May, usually in the Rolt Centre at the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port.  Meetings range from talks, films and lectures by experts in various waterway topics to more informal social events. Everyone is welcome at BMS meetings – you do not need to be a member of the society. These meetings start at 7.30pm, unless otherwise stated.

The National Waterways Museum (NWM), Ellesmere Port, hosts various events throughout the year. All these events will take place at NWM, unless stated otherwise. Volunteer help is key to the success of these events. If you would like to help please contact us for further details.

Ellesmere Port Local & Family History Society ( EPL&FHS) meetings are also held in the Rolt Centre starting at 7:30pm. Annual membership is £12 and visitors are welcome at £4 a meeting


Sunday 9th July.  NWM event. Ellesmere Port Bike and Boats Festival – To find out more click HERE.

13th May to 9th July.  NWM event. Water, Locks & Linocuts by Eric Gaskell – To find out more click HERE.

Friday 2nd June until Sunday 21 July.  NWM event. STILL / SWAY – Art Exhibition by Jim Cooke –  To find out more click HERE.

Sunday 13 August.  NWM event. Horses at Work – To find out more click HERE.

Friday 15th September.  BMS meeting. Hospital Barges in Northern France during WW1 – David Long wrote a superb article on this subect in the Waterways Journal Vol. 18 and will be eloborating on this BMS meeting of the 2017/18 season.

Tuesday 19th September. EPL&FHS meeting. Sex, Sin and Probate – John Benson, archivist at the NWM will give a talk at the first EPL&FHS meeting of the 2017/18 season.





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