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”
100th Anniversary of the Closure
15th July, 2022 saw the 100th Anniversary of the Closure of the Bradford Canal when the last commercial boat travelled down the Canal to Shipley.
Cliffe Castle Museum
The talk on Sunday 29th May is about the Local History of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. It forms part of the build-up to the InMotion Keighley Transport Festival 2022 – 2nd & 3rd June. It looks at the development of the Canal as a critical mode of transport locally and regionally.
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.