Diary of Events - Summer/Autumn 2011

NOTE:  The 31st Annual General Meeting of the Huddersfield Canal Society Ltd will take place on Thursday 2nd June at 7.30pm at the Freemasons' Hall, Uppermill.
Events organised by the Huddersfield Canal Society:

Boat Trip

Saturday 6th August 2011

Huddersfield Canal Society in conjunction with Tameside Canal Boat Trust have organised a boat trip that is available to all on Saturday 6th August.
The boat Still Waters will leave Portland Basin Wharf, Ashton at 10.00am for a gentle cruise along the Ashton Canal heading towards Droylsden Marina and return back to Ashton at approx 2.00pm. What better way to spend your day, just sit back, relax and take in the scenery!
Please note there will be no refreshments on board so make sure you bring your packed lunch!
Cost for the boat trip is just £2.50 per person, please book and pay in advance by calling the Society on 01457 871800.

Huddersfield Canal Bicentenary Fun Day

Sunday 18th September
HCS Bicentenary Festival & Boat Gathering

The Canal Society’s main event with a host of attractions including Diggle Brass Band, craft stalls, children’s activities (provided by OPAG), climbing wall, bouncy castle and community displays plus narrowboats on the Canal. British Waterways will be running short trips into the Tunnel from the Diggle end and the Oldham Theatre Workshop will be performing a specially commissioned production ‘al fresco’ throughout the day.  A free event.

Venue: Diggle Tunnel Tip, off Sam Road, Diggle
Time: 11am - 3pm

Bicentenary Quiz Night

Thursday 6th October

A Narrow Canal themed quiz night hosted by Society Administrator, Bob Gough; known for his devious Treasure Hunts, he assures us things won’t be too difficult. Free entry, Prizes

Venue:  Freemasons’ Hall, Uppermill High Street
Time: 7.00 - 9.00pm

For further information and booking of these events (where required), please call the Society on 01457 871800.