With the return of Phoenix after its extensive repairs, the Society has announced a Work Party Programme for 2024.

All dates are for Work parties to be held on the second Saturday in each Calendar month.

The schedule is:-

11th May 2024               Tividale Aqueduct and Toll Island

8th June 2024               Titford Pumphouse Site

13th July 2024               Oldbury Locks Offside Maintenance and Pumphouse area

10th August 2024          To Be Arranged

14th September 2024   Tipton Festival Site Clean Up

12th October 2024        Smethwick Toll Island

9th November 2024      Smethwick Coal Chutes

7th December 2024      Brades Locks and Dunkirk Stop

All events begin at Titford Pumphouse leaving at around 9:00 am and returning mid afternoon.

The Work Party organisers, Mike Rolfe and Michael Smith-Keary would welcome any new recruits.

If you wish to attend any of the events please email Mike Rolfe at

Attendees should wear appropriate clothing and stout footwear and also bring with them a packed lunch.

Please note that the site venue might change depending on the circumstances at the time, but the starting point will remain at Titford Pumphouse.

Each Work Party details will be updated as required on the website events pages and also on our Social media channels shortly before each event.