Crafts and Gifts for sale Draw for luxury Christmas hamper Home made Refreshments Canal Trust Display and Sales Stand All proceeds in aid of Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal Trust
See Punchline Gloucester Website for event information.
MARCH SOCIAL EVENING – Change of Speaker Hi all, we are sorry to say that due to illness Dick Skeet will be unable to give his planned talk this Thursday evening. We wish him well – and will reschedule his talk for later on in the year. Our stand in speaker will be Ralph Barber, H&G Chairman, who will give an update on H&G news and show the latest video.[…]
Come and visit, or better still, join us on the stand – We cannot promise that you will see the world with us but you may visit an area that is new to you – and we always do our utmost to ensure that you have some time to look around – and your admission to the event will be free! We urgently need additional volunteers to help us at[…]
Forty years on … Reminiscences of the early days of the H & G Society Slides, archives and artefacts from the early days. Please bring along any memorabilia you may have. (Please clearly mark as yours any items you bring along).
Railways around the Clee Hills Martin Connop Price – Another of Martin’s talks on local railways – this time in South Shropshire
A Light-Hearted Quiz Stephen Chown with a light-hearted quiz built around waterways and transport and, in the main, illustrated by slides. We aim for a welcoming and informative atmosphere for new and existing members alike.
More Tales from South America Harold Armitage with Part One of a presentation on Peru. The coastal desert, Andes mountains, Incas, railways and Lake Titicaca. Part Two – The Jungle and Amazon River headwaters will be presented next year. Our new book – Rescued from Obscurity 2 – will be available during the evening.
Stephen Ballard Dick Skeet will tell us about the man behind the construction of the Hereford and Gloucester Canal. Plus, this year’s Grand Holiday Draw.
FMC President – only restored steam narrowboat Nick Haynes tells the story of a different sort of restoration! President is a historic, steam-powered narrowboat, built in 1909 by Fellows Morton & Clayton (FMC) at their dock at Saltley, Birmingham, England. It is now owned by the Black Country Living Museum, where it is based. President is registered by National Historic Ships as part of the National Historic Fleet.
Apples and People (A Change to the previously advertised talk) David Marshall, Associate of the Brightspace Foundation (Sustainability in Herefordshire) and a trustee of the Cider Museum in Hereford