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Illustrated Talks about the Canal


Three talks about the Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal

Photo from The History & Restoration of the Canal illustrated talk1. The History & Restoration of the Canal

    The canal, opened in 1797, has a fascinating history. The talk describes its route,
    combing historic and present-day photographs and maps; it closes by looking at the
    progress of restoration.

 

 

Photo from The Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal - Through Time illustrated talk

2. The Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal – Through Time
    The lecture presents images of the canal then and now. It is a presentation of the book of the same
    title, published in 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

Photo from Building the Meccano Bridge illustrated talk3. Building the Meccano Bridge
   
This lecture tells the story of how the Manchester Bolton & Bury
    Canal Society built the Meccano Bridge at Nob End in Little Lever.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The talks last just over one hour and we ask for a minimum donation of £40 plus travel expenses (fuel)

Please contact: 
Dr Paul Hindle, Meadowbank, Ringley Road, Manchester, M26 1FW

Tel: 0161-723-1433 
Email: PaulHindle@talktalk.net

 

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