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(Virtual) Social Meeting – Talk

Normally the 4th Tuesday of each month, the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust invites a guest speaker to present to the Trust on a topic of interest. From experience they are usually very engaging and interesting (at least for those that enjoy Canals, History, Engineering, Nature, and all things in between). Given recent Covid-19 restrictions; we have had to hold these virtually over Zoom, but are now re-introducing meetings in person.

NOTE: From October 2021; it will be the 1st Wednesday of every month!

Meetings are held via Zoom & are restarting in person at the Royal Oak in Ockbrook.

Details for joining Zoom are provided to members via email – contact membership@derbycanal.org.uk if you are not getting emails currently.

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Please find below the current list of speakers and topics for our 2021 calendar
(we hope to get more finalised at least a few weeks before each meeting!)

Jan 26th – Steve Bacon – “Wilts and Berks Canal Trust”
Feb 23rd – Chris Madge – “Current progress of the Derby & Sandiacre Canal”
Mar 30th – Peter Daniel – “The Bude Canal Society”
Apr 27th – Simon Knapman – “A journey along London’s lost route to the sea”
May 25th – “A talk on the Hereford and Gloucester Restoration”
June 22nd – “The Montgomery Canal Restoration”
July 27th – A Guided walk along our own canal between Breaston and Draycott (including a visit to the Draycott cottages)
August – No meeting
September – No meeting
Oct 6th – TBA
Nov 3rd – TBA
Dec – No meeting