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National Waterways Museum Boat Museum Society Talks

The National Waterways Museum presents Boat Museum Society Talks every third Friday (apart from the talk in April 2011, which will take place on Good Friday). They are held at the Rolt Centre, National Waterways Museum at 7.30pm.

Friday 17 December
Colin Edmondson presents ‘One engine, two people, 40 lorry loads – a look at grain carrying from Seaforth to Manchester’.
‘Finger food’ refreshments. Contributions welcome.

Friday 21 January
Local historian Anthony Annakin–Smith will tell us about ‘Neston Collieries and the Underground Canals’. Worsley wasn’t unique!

Friday 18 February
Annual general meeting followed by presentations on Museum progress.

Friday 18 March
Roger Wickson, a canal enthusiast for many years with varied waterway connections, will recall Working boats and working boat people.

Friday 22 April
Pat Crecraft will remind us of the campaigning work of George Smith of Coalville in ‘A Special Kind of Traffic’.

Friday 20 May
Prof. Ivor Harris from Birmingham University will speak about the innovative and exciting Hydrogen Boat – Hydrogen, Magnets a nd Ross Barlow.

National Waterways Museum
South Pier Road
Ellesmere Port
CH65 4FW
Phone 0151 355 5017
Fax 0151 355 4079
[email protected]

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