Workparty Wednesday 30 April
Meet at Snarestone terminus, Quarry Lane, Snarestone, DE12 7DD from 9am, to help rescue bricks from the old bridge before the main contract begins, to restore this length of the Ashby Canal. Wear stout footwear, and bring strong gardening type gloves. Light refreshments provided, and bring a packed lunch. (If you want to contact us beforehand, ring 07966 428127)
Moira Canal Festival 2014 is on 17,18 May, at Moira Furnace, DE12 6AT
For a look at the video of previous festivals
See MOIRA FESTIVAL Festival tab for update on the 2014 event.
The Ashby Canal
In 2010, the first length of restored canal was opened at Snarestone, including a swingbridge and slipway. A further short length has been completed and funding is being sought to enable this phase of the works to continue to Ilott Wharf, some 3/4 mile distant.
Don't forget -
14th MOIRA CANAL FESTIVAL
17,18,May 2014. See Moira Festival tab as the 2014 festival is put together.