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February 2022

Bradley work party

Saturday, February 26, from 09:00 to around 17:00
Moorcroft Junction, Patent Drive
Bradley, WS10 7XD
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BCNS is is assisting the Bradley Canal Restoration Society whith scrub bashing and clearing vegetation and trees from Moorcroft Junction to the bottom of the lock flight. Much work still needs to be done as they are trying to achieve as much as possible before the nesting season begins. The work parties begin circa 9.00am. Bring stout shoes or wellies and suitable clothing plus a packed lunch. Parking is best on the Canal Bridge over the Walsall Canal on Patent…

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March 2022

Social Talk “The past and future of the Chance Glassworks”.

Thursday, March 3, from 19:30 to around 21:00
Titford Pump House, Engine Street
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 4NL United Kingdom
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BCN Society Social Talks continue on Thursday 3rd March with a talk titled "The past and future of the Chance Glassworks”. Mark Davies, Chairman of the Chance Heritage Trust, will talk on what I’m sure will be a fascinating topic about this landmark building and business on the BCN. The talk will start at 7.30pm at Titford Pump House.

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April 2022

Bradley Work Party

Saturday, April 9, from 09:00 to around 16:30
Moorcroft Junction, Patent Drive
Bradley, WS10 7XD
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We are holding an additional work party on the Bradley arm working from Moorcroft Junction towards the bottom two infilled locks. This is an attempt to make up for the two planned Saturdays that we had to cancel & will be our last opportunity to do so before the bird nesting season. There is more boughs to be felled off the overhanging trees, brambles and brash to be cleared, with tidying up where we have already been working  To help…

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May 2022

Book launch and talk: “Birmingham Canal Navigations”

Thursday, May 5, from 19:30 to around 21:00
Titford Pump House, Engine Street
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 4NL United Kingdom
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Phil Clayton, author of the just released book "Birmingham Canal Navigations" (see here), will officially launch the book, and give a talk about anything "behind the book": How it came about The Truth about Authorship Some recent discoveries Unseen images old and new Aspects that didn’t make it into print Some copies may be available for purchase, and/or for signing, if you got your copy already from the Canal Book Shop.

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Bradley workshops rally 2022

Friday, May 13 to around Sunday, May 15
Bradley Workshops, Bradley Lane
Bilston, West Midlands WV14 8DW
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£20.00

The official title is "BCNS & CRT Gathering at Bradley Workshps", and it's, of course, all about supporting the Bradley Canal restoration, and our friend at the Bradley Canal Restoration Society. We will be supported, again, by the Canal and River Trust. The entry fee includes entertainment on Friday and Saturday evening, plus a brass plaque/date tag. Entry Form        

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