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The following is a list of waterway related events taking place within approximately 50 miles of Southampton. Hopefully you can find something to interest you. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the correctness of this information, please check with the listed contact who will be glad to supply further details of that event. If YOU know of an event taking place that should be in this list then please contact the Web Site Manager.

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Waterway Events
Date/Time Organiser Details Venue Contact
Thu 2 Nov 2017 7.45pm Southampton CS “The Last Run.” This year's production by Day-Star Theatre. Tickets now available - £10. See Chairman’s Column on page 1 of the November Newsletter. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Wed 15 Nov 2017 8.00pm Basingstoke CS “The RNLI ‘it’s not all at sea’” - Colin Brown will talk about the charity which rescues 24 people a day. Parish Pavilion, Recreation Ground, Station Road, Chobham, GU24 8AZ (SU974615) Malcolm Brickwood: 07437 200021 Email: chobham.talks@basingstoke-canal.org.uk Web: www.basingstoke-canal.org.uk
Thu 16 Nov 2017 7.30pm IWA Salisbury Group “The Thames Sailing Barge” These craft were commercial vessels with flat bottoms built for the shallow waters and rivers of the Thames Estuary in the 19th century. Gareth Jones, a member of the Thames Sailing Boat Trust, will recount the history of these craft and their use today. The Green Dragon, Old Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 3AR (SU182275). Ron & Myra Glover: 01722 710322 Email: glover.3@btinternet.com Jon Van de Geer: 01722 412841
Thu 16 Nov 2017 7.30pm Somersetshire Coal CS A Pictorial Journey - continued by Roger Halse. Radstock Working Men’s Club, The Street, Radstock, BA3 3PR (ST688547). For location see map here Steve Page: 01761 433418 Email: membership@coalcanal.org.uk
Sat 18 Nov 2017 10.00am-3.00pm Kennet & Avon CT, Crofton Branch Winter Works Open Day. Visitors can see the winter maintenance programme in action and the work behind the scenes. Talk to the volunteers and hear about plans. Entry is free with refreshments available in return for a donation. Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW (SU261623). Web: www.croftonbeamengines.org
Sun 19 Nov 2017 10.00am Somersetshire Coal CS Walk - The K&A at Bradford-on-Avon. Meet at K&A car park, Bailey's Barn (off Moulton Drive), Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 1BX (ST826600). Derrick Hunt 01225 863066 Email: workparty@coalcanal.org.uk
Sat 2 Dec 2017 10.00am-3.00pm Kennet & Avon CT, Crofton Branch Winter Works Open Day. Visitors can see the winter maintenance programme in action and the work behind the scenes. Talk to the volunteers and hear about plans. Entry is free with refreshments available in return for a donation. Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW (SU261623). Web: www.croftonbeamengines.org
Thu 7 Dec 2017 7.45pm Southampton CS Annual Inter-Society Waterways Quiz. IWA Salisbury Group as last year’s winning team (again) will be organising the Quiz and the evening is hosted by SCS. The traditional American Supper will finish off the evening. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Thu 14 Dec 2017 7.30pm IWA Salisbury Group Christmas Dinner. The Green Dragon, Old Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 3AR (SU182275). Ron & Myra Glover: 01722 710322 Email: glover.3@btinternet.com Jon Van de Geer: 01722 412841
Wed 20 Dec 2017 8.00pm Basingstoke CS “Wildlife along the Canal” - Dave Williams and Kathryn Killner will give an overview of habitats along the canal and then specific information about things to look out for, in particular how to spot signs of otters, water voles and dormice, amongst other species. Parish Pavilion, Recreation Ground, Station Road, Chobham, GU24 8AZ (SU974615) Malcolm Brickwood: 07437 200021 Email: chobham.talks@basingstoke-canal.org.uk Web: www.basingstoke-canal.org.uk
Thu 4 Jan 2018 7.45pm Southampton CS Members’ Photographic Evening and Competition - See Chairman’s Column on page 1 of the November Newsletter. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Wed 17 Jan 2018 8.00pm Basingstoke CS “The Thames Tidal Defences” - Nathan Ellis provides an introduction to the past, present and future of the Thames Barrier and its associated Gates, tidal Walls and Embankments. Parish Pavilion, Recreation Ground, Station Road, Chobham, GU24 8AZ (SU974615) Malcolm Brickwood: 07437 200021 Email: chobham.talks@basingstoke-canal.org.uk Web: www.basingstoke-canal.org.uk
Thu 18 Jan 2018 7.30pm IWA Salisbury Group To be announced The Green Dragon, Old Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 3AR (SU182275). Ron & Myra Glover: 01722 710322 Email: glover.3@btinternet.com Jon Van de Geer: 01722 412841
Thu 1 Feb 2018 7.45pm Southampton CS To be announced. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Thu 15 Feb 2018 7.30pm IWA Salisbury Group To be announced The Green Dragon, Old Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 3AR (SU182275). Ron & Myra Glover: 01722 710322 Email: glover.3@btinternet.com Jon Van de Geer: 01722 412841
Wed 21 Feb 2018 8.00pm Basingstoke CS “Exploring the Caledonian Canal” with Dr Roger Squires who will discuss Telford’s masterpiece. A ship canal across Scotland using the natural fault line of the Great Glen and its series of fresh water lochs. Parish Pavilion, Recreation Ground, Station Road, Chobham, GU24 8AZ (SU974615) Malcolm Brickwood: 07437 200021 Email: chobham.talks@basingstoke-canal.org.uk Web: www.basingstoke-canal.org.uk
Thu 1 Mar 2018 7.45pm Southampton CS To be announced. Chilworth Parish Hall, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7JZ (SU410184). Angela Rose: 02380 675312 Email: alanjrose@btinternet.com
Thu 15 Mar 2018 7.30pm IWA Salisbury Group To be announced The Green Dragon, Old Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 3AR (SU182275). Ron & Myra Glover: 01722 710322 Email: glover.3@btinternet.com Jon Van de Geer: 01722 412841
Wed 21 Mar 2018 8.00pm Basingstoke CS “Whitchurch Silk Mill.” Join Deborah Wheeler for a virtual tour of a Georgian silk weaving water mill, see, hear and feel it’s fascinating history and beautiful fabrics. Parish Pavilion, Recreation Ground, Station Road, Chobham, GU24 8AZ (SU974615) Malcolm Brickwood: 07437 200021 Email: chobham.talks@basingstoke-canal.org.uk Web: www.basingstoke-canal.org.uk
Wed 18 Apr 2018 8.00pm Basingstoke CS “Canal & River Trust Engineering a 200 Year Old Infrastructure.” Neil Owen will discuss the way in which Canal & River Trust are managing their Engineering Assets, including future improvement and the implication on the possible adoptions of Waterway managed by other Navigation Authorities. Parish Pavilion, Recreation Ground, Station Road, Chobham, GU24 8AZ (SU974615) Malcolm Brickwood: 07437 200021 Email: chobham.talks@basingstoke-canal.org.uk Web: www.basingstoke-canal.org.uk

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