Bingley to Skipton – Saturday 8th April, 2023
Celebrations in 1773
On Thursday, 8th April 1773, two barges loaded with coal set off from Bingley to Skipton, where the coal was sold at half the price previously charged. They were the first boats to Continue reading “250 Years of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal”
Time Lapse Video – 1st in a series
During Kennet’s journey from Bingley to Skipton last month, after being open in Shipley and Bingley a time lapse video was taken to give a “captains eye view”.
Explore Kennet on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal
The Society’s attendance at the Saltaire Festival last September provided the first opportunity to open Kennet to the public for two years. It also gave us the opportunity to complete the filming of our ‘lockdown video’ A Voyage of Discovery.
Kennet going to Saltaire Festival
Now the restrictions of the last 18 months have been relaxed, the Society is looking to the future. During this period we have taken the opportunity to renew the display area in the hold and looking forward to opening to the public.
We are looking forward to being back in action, however currently we do not know what restrictions we will be operating under for the rest of this season and for the foreseeable future. In preparation for a resumption of Kennet being open to the public we are currently revising the displays contained in the hold.