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Icicle Cruise 2024 – Gathering

Waterfront - Merry Hill Waterfront, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Following the success of our early season cruise to the Fens Pools in 2023 the Society have planned another short cruise for 2024. BCN Society Icicle Cruise 1st - 3rd March 2024. Meet at Merry Hill on the evening of Friday 1st March. Cruise to Parkhead Locks and up to Dudley Tunnel Portal on Saturday 2nd March. Hopefully, there will ...

BCNS Icicle Cruise

Following the success of our early season cruise to the Fens Pools in 2023 the Society have planned another short cruise for 2024. BCN Society Icicle Cruise 1st - 3rd March 2024. Meet at Merry Hill on the evening of Friday 1st March. Cruise to Parkhead Locks and up to Dudley Tunnel Portal on Saturday 2nd March. Hopefully there will ...

Icicle Cruise 2024 – Waterfront to Parkhead

Parkhead - Dudley Holly Hall Road, Dudley, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Following the success of our early season cruise to the Fens Pools in 2023 the Society have planned another short cruise for 2024. BCN Society Icicle Cruise 1st - 3rd March 2024. Meet at Merry Hill on the evening of Friday 1st March. Cruise to Parkhead Locks and up to Dudley Tunnel Portal on Saturday 2nd March. Hopefully, there will ...

Icicle Cruise 2024 – Parkhead to Withymoor Island

Withymoor Island - Netherton Halesowen Road, Dudley, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Following the success of our early season cruise to the Fens Pools in 2023 the Society have planned another short cruise for 2024. BCN Society Icicle Cruise 1st - 3rd March 2024. Meet at Merry Hill on the evening of Friday 1st March. Cruise to Parkhead Locks and up to Dudley Tunnel Portal on Saturday 2nd March. Hopefully, there will ...

IWA-WRG Birmingham Canals Clean Up 2024

Malthouse Stables Activity Centre Hurst Lane, Tipton, United Kingdom

Ever wondered what’s lurking beneath the waters of the Birmingham Canal Navigations? The Birmingham Canals Clean-up weekend is a great opportunity to have fun and meet new people while clearing shopping trolleys, tyres, bicycles and even more exciting treasures from the canal! It is hoped this annual effort on the BCN will help keep the less well used parts of the ...

Social Evening Presentation – Netherton Tunnel – Phil Wild

Titford Pump House Engine Street, Oldbury, West Midlands, United Kingdom

  Examining the  History of the Netherton Tunnel A presentation by BCNS Archivist Phil Wild   Netherton Portal Tunnel Portal from Aqueduct Tividale Portal

May Explorer Cruise

Weds 15th, Meet and greet, food and drinks at the Great Western, Thurs 16th, head out to Cannock Extension arm mooring before CTS, Toby Carvery. 15 miles, 7 hrs, 0 locks. Fri 17th longwood rally, AGM and Quiz TBC. (Passing through Brownhills a big tesco on the canal for supplies and a service point) 10 miles, 5 hrs, 0 locks. ...

£30

BCNS and Longwood Boat Club Rally

Top of Rushall Locks Top Lock Aldridge Road, United Kingdom

The BCNS and Longwood Boat Club Rally is to be held at the Top Lock of the Rushall Flight over the weekend of Friday 17th May—Sunday 19th May 2024 The BCNS Annual General Meeting will take on Friday 17th May at 7:30pm and after the AGM there will be a quiz organised for all to take part in. There will ...

BCNS Annual General Meeting – Friday 17 May 2024

Longwood Killock Scout Building, Aldridge, United Kingdom

  The 2024 AGM of the BCNS will be held as part of the BCNS and Longwood Boat Club Rally. It will be held on Friday 17th May at 7pm at Killock Scout Building, Longwood Lane, Aldridge WS4 2JT. Longwood General views

BCN 24 Hour Marathon Challenge – 2024

Hawne Basin - Halesowen Hereward Rise, Halesowen, West Midlands

The BCN 24 Hour Marathon Challenge for 2024 takes place on the weekend of the 25th and 26th May 2024. This year's finish will be at Hawne Basin, Halesowen. The organiser is Jonathan Pegg and the email for this event is bcnschallenge@gmail.com Application form and Further information and Rules are set out below. BCNS 24 Hour Challenge Entry Form 2024 ...

June Explorer Cruise

Friday 14th - top of Wolverhampton locks, meet and greet, then Great Western pub. Saturday 15th - Cannock Extension Arm, The Toby Carvery pub A5. Sunday  16th - Longwood Club House,  Fish & Chip Supper & raffle Monday 17th - Walsall Basin - free night in town. Tuesday 18th - Up locks to Nickelodeon, talk by local Councillor Bateman Wednesday ...

£30

Bradley Canal Festival – 15 June 2024

Bradley Workshops Bradley Lane, Bilston, West Midlands

Bradley Canal Restoration Society in partnership with Canal and River Trust will hold this one-day event on Saturday 15th June 2024, at Bradley Workshops.   More details can be found on the Facebook pages of the Bradley Canal Restoration Society.

Gnosall Canal Festival – 19 – 21 July 2024

Gnosall , United Kingdom

The Gnosall Towpath Restoration Group in association with Gnosall Parish Council will be holding a three-day festival on the Shropshire Union Canal. More details can be found on the website - http://www.gnosallcanalfestival.co.uk  

Wednesfield Canal Festival – 10/11 August 2024

Bentley Bridge Bentley Bridge Way, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

The annual Wednesfield Canal Festival will this year be held on the weekend of the 10 & 11 August 2024. Further details can be found on the Festival's Facebook pages - Wednesfield Canal Festival

Brownhills Canal Festival – 17/18 August 2024

Silver Street Moorings, Brownhills Silver Street, Brownhills, United Kingdom

The Brownhills Canal Festival is held annually on the third weekend of August. The event is organised by the Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust. The 2024 event is to be held on the 17th / 18th August.

SWCS Rally at Bratch Locks – 2024

Bratch Locks Bratch Lane, Wombourne, United Kingdom

Following a successful 2023 Rally the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Society are hosting a rally below Bratch Locks on 31 August and 1st September 2024. Further details will be available on their website - www.swcanalsociety.co.uk and on their Facebook Group - Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Society  

Withymoor Island Boat Gathering – 6-8 September 2024

Withymoor Island - Netherton Halesowen Road, Dudley, West Midlands, United Kingdom

A free-to-attend boaters gathering is planned by the Withymoor Island Moorings site. To be held between Friday the 6th of September and Sunday the 8th of September 2024. Real ales, food and Entertainment will be available on Friday and Saturday. The event takes place one week before the Black Country Boating Festival. Boaters who will be supporting that Festival can ...

Black Country Boating Festival – 13-15 September 2024

Bumblehole Local Nature Reserve St Peter's Road, Dudley, United Kingdom

The BCBF is an annual boating and community festival held on the Dudley No2 Canal at Bumblehole Local Nature Reserve. The festival is open on Friday evening 6 pm to 10 pm and on Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. A website - www.bcbf.com for the event is currently being updated and there is a Facebook Group - ...