Welcome to the official site for the Bude Canal and Harbour Society.
The special year has arrived -
Bude Canal will commemorate 200 years in July 2019.
A special booklet is being produced and will be available in February. Keep an eye out for special events and celebrations.
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Sunday 24th February AGM at 2.30 pm at Bude Heritage Centre, The Castle, Bude.
The full Itinerary for the AGM Day is
3.45pm End of meeting
16th to 28th February Exhibition at the Heritage Centre, The Castle, Bude entitled “Bude Harbour & Canal – the early days”.
Sunday 24th February AGM at 2.30 pm at Bude Heritage Centre, The Castle, Bude. AGM papers - see above.
27th to 30th March Play by Bude Youth Theatre to celebrate the anniversary. Details to follow.
Saturday 6th April Guided walk visiting important sites on the Bude Canal including the Launceston Branch.
Saturday 13th April Guided walk along the Bude Aqueduct section - Lower Tamar Lake and on through to Cornwall on the Permissive Path.
Sunday 21st July Bude Stratton Heritage Festival. Please note change of date
Tuesday 23rd July Commemorative Buffet with entertainment at The Falcon Hotel, Bude to celebrate the exact anniversary of the start of work on constructing the Bude Canal.
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Do you have a contribution for consideration to be published in the next edition of the Tub Boat. Details of how to submit this are in the Tub Boat but should reach us by 15 March 2019
Canal Regeneration Bude
Redesigned Photo Album
Chris 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.
The Updated Reprint of "BUDE CANAL - PAST AND PRESENT"
"The Bude Canal -
We are delighted to be able to bring you the
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!
Did you know that you can join the Society and support its work from only £5 a year? Membership form- join or renew
Website design and maintenance by Jacki Stephens
Contact Us ...
For membership and financial matters contact Mike Moore on email@example.com
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