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Society Programme 2021 TO 2022 Season

Programme of Presentations to Macclesfield Canal Society for 2021

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT MEETINGS AT THE SILK TRADER ARE CANCELLED .

WE ARE MOVING TO TOWNLEY STREET MEETING ROOMS (UNITED REFORM CHURCH HALLS) FROM SEPTEMBER 2021.

 

 

 

 

Date

Presenter

Presentation Details...

17th September

Piers Lambert

A journey along the Macclesfield Canal using Terrier Maps of 1891

 

Using the land maps published in 1891 by the Manchester Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway owners of the Macclesfield Canal it is a look at the features they show along its length now present or long gone. As members of the Society have deep knowledge on the canal, audience comments during the talk are very welcome!

15th October

David Henthorn Brown Canal Reservoirs- Looking after our Dams

David is a Reservoir Supervising Engineer with the Canal and River Trust. In this talk he will cover issues affecting reservoirs in general along with developments affecting the Macclesfield Canal

reservoirs in particular. Photo shows extracting air from a syphon.

19th November

Phil Clayton Liverpool to Leeds and across the Link to the Lancaster

 

A cruise on Pennine and North Country waters visiting places in between these destinations

17th December

AGM & Members’ Presentations

 

As we did not have an AGM last year this meeting will aim to bring you up to date with the running of the Society over last 2 years. Members are also encouraged to give presentations on interesting canal or water related topics. Plus a bite at the end to celebrate Christmas and a chance to socialise.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

The Secretary of The Macclesfield Canal Society can be reached by email at:

secretary@macclesfieldcanal.org.uk, or (snail mail) 5 Ridge View, Macclesfield, SK11 8DB.