Author: Steve Sunley

Patent Slipway and Patent Slipway Carriage – a talk by Derek Speakman

This WMS talk on 15th February will cover the research undertaken to enable an authentic reproduction of the front part of the carriage being built for display on the slipway at the National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port by Derek Speakman

Can you identify this Mystery Location?

Can you help us identify this location? We believe it to be on the Kennet & Avon canal. If you can please would you contact David Ditchfield, his email address is *protected email*

Members’ Password

Please note that the password to the Members’ Only page has now been changed to that on your new membership card for 2018-19.

The Christmas Concert on Saturday December 8th

The Wirral Singers and Ringers gave their annual Christmas Concert on Saturday December 8th. The varied programme of Christmas music, readings, piano solo  and community carols was enjoyed by all. This was the 30th year of the Concert and in

Membership Matters

A reminder to members that subscriptions for 2018/19 were due on 1 October 2018. For those who do not pay by standing order, cheques should be made payable to “The Waterways Museum Society” and sent to: The Membership Secretary, Waterways

RE:PORT Issue 223 December 2018

The December issue of Re:Port is now available on the Members only page.

Harry Arnold

We are saddened to hear of the death of Harry Arnold on November 1st. Born in Warrington, Cheshire, Harry spent the first 21 years of his life living between the Manchester Ship Canal and the Bridgewater Canal before, he and

Notes from our new Chairman

Barbara Kay our new chairman has asked me to add some notes to the ‘Members’ Only’. These include:- Details of the Committee Meeting held 11th September 2018. A Summary of Sub-Group’s Terms of Reference for: – Practical Outreach, Waterways Skills,

RE:PORT Issue 222 September 2018

The September 2018 issue of Re:port is now available on the Members’ page

Re:Port No 221 for June 2018

This latest issue of Re:Port has now been added to the Members Only page. Sorry for the delay.