The Boat Museum Society meets monthly from September through to May, usually in the Rolt Centre at the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port.  Meetings range from talks, films and lectures by experts in various waterway topics to more informal social events. Everyone is welcome at BMS meetings – you do not need to be a member of the society. These meetings start at 7.30pm, unless otherwise stated.

The National Waterways Museum (NWM), Ellesmere Port, hosts various events throughout the year. All these events will take place at NWM, unless stated otherwise. Volunteer help is key to the success of these events. If you would like to help please contact us for further details.

Ellesmere Port Local & Family History Society ( EPL&FHS) meetings are also held in the Rolt Centre starting at 7:30pm. Annual membership is £12 and visitors are welcome at £4 a meeting




Friday 13th April at 7:30 pm. BMS meeting. An Extraordinary General Meeting. The agenda for this meeting can be accessed via the Member Access page.

Friday 20th  April. BMS meeting.  The History and Restoration of the Steam Tug Daniel Adamson. An update on the story of this vessel, built in 1903 as the Ralph Brocklebank  for the Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Company.

 Friday 18th  May. BMS meeting.  Peel Holdings and its Archive – Alexandra Mitchell, the Archivist for Peel Holdings will outline the history of the organisation. They are owners of the MSC, the Bridgewater Canal and other developments and docks in the north west and elsewhere.




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