Pelsall – a great success

Pelsall this year was an outstanding success. While the weather made its gesture (30 seconds after the opening at 12:00 on Saturday, the heavens opened up) – but though heavy while it lasted, it didn’t last for long. After a few subsequent minor attempts at a little rain, the weather stayed gorgeous for the rest of the weekend.  I believe …

BCN Marathon Challenge results

Hot off the press, here are the Marathon Challenge results. Congratulations to Richard and his team on Tawny Owl for an outstanding result! 1         Richard Powell on Tawny Owl with 635.2  points 2         Tom Murkin on Diesel And Dust with 609.8  points 3         Sarah Edgson on Canis Major with 554.6  points 4         John Mosley on Firefly with 513  points 5         …

The Allen Register joins the BCNSociety at the Pelsall Rally

The BCN Society continued its long standing association with the Allen Register at the Pelsall Canal Festival taking place from June 14-16. The weekend saw the latest gathering of owners and friends of boats built by Les Allen and Sons (Bob and John) at Oldbury. For further details on the Allen Register contact Annie Jenner via this link.

Pelsall Festival 2011

Gary Perry, Mayor of Walsall opened the Canal Festival organised by the Society at Pelsall Common on 11th & 12th June 2011. After more than 10 years absence the Pelsall Canal festival was a great success.  Around 160 boats, including over a dozen heritage craft, lined the Wyrley and Essington Canal and the Cannock Extension. There were over 60 stalls, …