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Illustrated Talks about the Canal
Three talks about the Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal
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.
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.
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)
Dr Paul Hindle, Meadowbank, Ringley Road, Manchester, M26 1FW