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Flying boats!!

An eventful day at the museum with work starting to clear the historic slipway for an exciting new exhibition. Part of the Window on the World project.

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George is flying!!!

As part of the Window on the World project, George was craned out of the canal this morning. She will shortly be winging her way (on the back of a low loader!) off to Devon for the start of her

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New Friendship crochet panel now on display

NWM’s Coffee & Crochet Group have created a stunning crochet panel inspired by the traditional paintwork on the narrowboat Friendship. This is now on display in the Island Warehouse at the National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port. Well worth a visit!

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Update on Mossdale from Margaret Harrison

We had to do a lot of thinking about Mossdale over the summer. Here’s an update on the future plans for her and what we’re doing immediately to stabilise her. A survey and assessment of Mossdale was carried out in

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NWM features on the BBC

Jeff Fairweather, our very own Chairman, makes his acting debut in the BBC’s ‘Peaky Blinders’. Starting tonight, this second series features some scenes filmed at the Museum, including Jeff expertly steering one of the historic collection along the canal. Using

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Digital archive goes live

After a lot of hard work and determination by the staff and volunteers working in the Archives at the National Waterways Museum, the first phase of the digitisation project has finally seen fruition. The public now have access to thousands

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Passing of a friend

We are sad to report the news of the passing of Terry Allen, following a long illness. During the time Terry volunteered at the museum he was an active Boat Museum Society Committee member, and had a passion for boats

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