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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.

Invitation to Waterways Museum Society Members

The organisers of the Russell Newbery Rally have kindly invited WMS members to attend any of their talks which will be held as follows: Friday 15 June 10.30am. Restoration of the Poynton Cinema engine presented by Anson Engine Museum –

Waterways Journal Volume 20 is now available.

The articles are as varied as usual, spanning the timescale from the medieval River Dee, to the Nationalisation of the inland docks and waterways in 1948 and the involvement of British Waterways in the leisure industry from the 1950s to

Web Site URL has changed

Following on from the Boat Museum Society changing its name to the Waterways Museum Society, the web site address has been changed to The old address is being mapped to the new one, but DNS hasn’t quite finished

Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on Friday 13th April at 7:30 pm.

An Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on Friday 13th April at 7:30 pm to discuss special business. Jeff our Chairman writes: – Over the past 18 months we have been looking at how we should take the society forward

The March 2018 issue of RePort, Vol 220,

The March 2018 issue of RePort, Vol 220, is now available via the Members Only page

Friday 16th February – The Annual General Meeting followed by :-

“From Grave to Cradle – Bringing up the Boats” – a talk from Barry Green, Volunteer Project Manager Come and hear how the Arts Council England grant allowed the museum to secure the future preservation of the historic boat collection.

Bells Ringing and People Singing

This was the sound of The Wirral Singers and Ringers on Saturday 9th December who gave a wonderful Christmas Concert in aid of The Boat Museum Society. Under the direction of Gill Brady and Ian Robertson accompanied by Rose MacPherson,