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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 on  ‘Aspects of Horse Boating’. Tony is a superb speaker

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9th Waterways History Conference

The next in the Railway & Canal Historical Society’s annual conferences on Waterways History will be held Saturday 24th June 2017. in The Noble Room, The Staff House, University of Birmingham. The Provisional programme is: “Waterways History?” 1000 Opening Admin,

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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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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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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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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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BMS meeting and Christmas social

The December BMS meeting promises to be a treat. During the first part of the meeting, Chris Kay will be telling us the real story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. I’m sure that many of us will have our

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First BMS meeting of the new season – 19 September 2014

At the Boat Museum Society meeting this month, we will be welcoming Simon Salem, the Marketing and Fundraising Director of CRT who will be speaking on CRT, 2 years old. A question and answer session will follow Simon’s presentation. As

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