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250 Years of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

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”

A Voyage of Discovery

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.

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Looking forward to being back

Looking Forward

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.

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