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The Easter Boat Gathering from Good Friday 14 April to Easter Monday 17 April.

At the BMS meeting on Good Friday 14 April, Graham Boxer, Head of Museums will welcome visitors to the Easter Gathering. Then following this, Tony Lewery will give a presentation onĀ  ‘Aspects of Horse Boating’. Tony is a superb speaker

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Welcome to 2016!

Wishing a very Happy New Year to one and all!

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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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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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Digital archive goes live

After a lot of hard work and determination by the staff and volunteers working in the Archives at the National Waterways Museum, the first phase of the digitisation project has finally seen fruition. The public now have access to thousands

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Horse sculpture unveiling

The horse sculpture by Faith Bebbington will be installed at the NWM on 17 April and the official unveiling will be held on 18 May. Sue Day will be bringing one of her horses and horse-boating will be part of

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