The Society – Open Meetings

Meetings are held at the Whitefield Garrick Theatre, Bank Street, behind the Porada Restaurant, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 7JF. Click here for directions.

Getting There:
Metrolink Whitefield (cross to the opposite corner of the junction from the Metrolink station. Go along the un-named and unlit Bank Street. The theatre is the first building on the right – also un-named).

Buses 95, 98, 135

Arriving by car: Whitefield is on the A56. Parking at the theatre is very limited; the best place to park is at Whitefield Metrolink Car Park.

Meetings start at 7.30pm; members and non-members are welcome. At each meeting there is an update on news, events, meetings and publicity about the MB&BC. The sales stand is usually present, and a raffle is held (proceeds split 50/50 between the Society and the winner).

Upcoming Meetings:

Tuesday, 9th September, 2014:

Paul Hindle – The Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Through Time – compiling a then and now picture book

Tuesday, 7th October, 2014: Geoff Taylor – Two Hundred Years of Boatbuilding
Tuesday 4th November, 2014: Alf Molyneux – Life in the Slow Lane with Fred Dibnah. Alf relates tales of his televised experiences helping Fred both in the workshop and on the road with the traction engine
Tuesday 3rd February, 2015: Malcolm Tranter – The Ports of Lancashire
Tuesday, 3rd March, 2015: TBA
Tuesday, 7th April, 2015: Alan Davies – Photographic History of Lancashire Coal Industry

Why not come along and join us? You will receive a warm welcome, have a chat with other canal enthusiasts, and have a cuppa.

If you would like an alcoholic drink, please bring your own.

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