Welcome to the official site for the Bude
Canal and Harbour Society.
New Edition of The Tub Boat - No 82!
The AGM will be held on 18th February 2018 in the Willoughby Gallery, Castle Heritage Centre, Bude, between 10am and 4pm. The itinerary for the day is as follows;
10am Meet at the Castle Heritage Centre. Followed by a short walk, weather permitting. 11am approx. Return to Castle Heritage Centre. Coffee/tea break £2 per person. 11.30am Presentation by Ian Harrison on the project at Rosemoor, near Torrington regarding a section of the Rolle Canal. 12.15pm Presentation by Robert Hodgson, Chairman of Friends of the Grand Western Canal on their plans for “Park ‘n Glide” project at Silk Mills near Taunton. 1pm Buffet Lunch incl tea/coffee at £8 per person. MUST BE PRE-BOOKED by 18th February and PAID. 2.30pm AGM. 3.45pm Pack up, etc. 4pm Leave premises.
If you intend to partake of the AGM please complete the enclosed booking form to give some idea of numbers attending the various aspects of the day. I hope to see you there. Chris Jewell
Events to be arranged
May 2018......Annual Coach trip. Not yet finalised. Details in the Spring edition of the Tub Boat
RECENT TUB BOAT NEWSLETTERS
on the Regeneration Project
adapted from article in revised Bude Canal Past and Present as below.
Jewell has been out photographing the Canal Regeneration from day
one . During much of the regeneration period the Canal towpaths,
locks and features have been closed to the public. Now you can see
how the wonderful regeneration took place - There are well over 400 photos and we have now completely redone the album - THE ALBUM IS FULLY RESPONSIVE AND EASY ON TABLETS AND PHONES in readiness for our new site coming soon. We also think it is more attractive to view,.
Remember the photos are copyrighted to Chris
so don't abuse his hard work - feel free to email comments.
your voyage of discovery of Bude Canal Regeneration here
The Updated Reprint of "BUDE CANAL - PAST AND PRESENT"
is available from B.C.H.S.
The book is only £5.50 plus £1.50 to the price to cover post and packing. Make cheques payable to "Bude Canal and Harbour Society" and send with your own details to
"Hon Treasurer", Chris Jewell at 4A The Crescent, Bude, Cornwall EX23 8LE.
"The Bude Canal -
If you would like a copy send your remittance of £2.50
to"Bude Canal & Harbour Society" - details as above except
postage will be £1.00
We are delighted to be able to bring you the
BUDE CANAL MAP 1904
with eight delightfully reproduced maps together with introduction
and full surveyor's notes for each map. Special thanks to The National
Lottery, Awards for All and Bude-Stratton Town Council - among others
- for making this possible.
We now have 30 issues of
The Tub Boat available on this site, together with
all photos - just follow the link above - makes very interesting reading!
In fact all Tub Boat issues since the Spring of 2003 are available to download
from this site!
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Did you know that you can join the Society and support its work from only £5 a year? Membership
form- join or renew
For information and easy forms see our Membership
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Contact Us ...
For membership and financial matters contact Mike Moore on firstname.lastname@example.org
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you do not have the brilliant Adobe Reader - please
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