For the Time Being
Although we are currently unable to utilise heritage boat Kennet, we will continue to spread our message, celebrating the heritage of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at every available opportunity.
We will be mounting a display in Saltaire on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June as part of the commemorations marking Saltaire’s 20th Anniversary as a designated World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
We will be reminding residents and visitors that it was the presence of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal that led to Titus Salt locating Saltaire village where it is; the Canal provided an essential transport link both to Leeds (and on to Hull) in one direction and to Liverpool in the other.
We will be including a display on the filming of Kennet at Saltaire for the popular television series Peaky Blinders. On the weekend following (Saturday 26 June) we will be mounting a display in Leeds as part of the Leeds Waterfront Festival.
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