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Cruising the River Weaver

The Anderton Boat Lift

The Weaver is only navigable from Winsford Bridge to its confluence with the Ship Canal

Joint Social Meetings
Big Lock Pub, Middlewich

A Trent and Mersey Canal Society Meeting in association with The River Weaver Navigation Society.


Members and non-members are invited to the following meetings courtesy of the Trent and Mersey Canal Society:


Friday 16th February 2018
Fly Boat Saturn
Bill Walker

Bill will talk about the lives and history of the Fly Boatmen and the Shropshire Union Company.


Friday 16th March 2018
Cruising on Remote Waterways
Derek Smith

Derek and Jeanne Smith are keen trailboaters and share their experiences in this illustrated talk that looks at cruising on remote waterways, mainly unconnected waterways that are under restoration.


Friday 20th April 2018

Joeys, Joshers and James A BCN Miscellany
Phil Clayton

An introduction, accompanied by pictures, words and music, to the beginnings, development, working life, decline and renaissance of that wonderful network of waterways known as the Birmingham Canal Navigations, together with a little about the work of the BCN Society.


Meetings starting at 7.45pm for 8pm. Full Bar available.


Big Lock Pub, Middlewich

The Big Lock Pub
Webb's Lane

CW10 9DN

For further details telephone 01606 76204

Please Note: The information regarding this event was correct at the date of publication. Whilst we strive to keep our information up to date, this information can change without notice. Please check with the event before attending.


Local News

  • Volunteer Lock Keepers
    12th Jan 2018

    Canal and River Trust have launched an appeal for volunteer lock keepers on the River Weaver ....

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    24th Mar 2017

    The Society held its AGM which was well attended ....

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  • British Empire Medal
    11th Jun 2016

    The RWNS Treasurer has been recognised in the Queen's Birthdday Honours List ....

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  • Swing Bridge wins National Commendation
    8th Oct 2015

    The Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge has won a national commendation ....

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  • Society recognised with Award
    1st May 2015

    The River Weaver Navigation Society has won an Oscar .....

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  • Northwich Flood Defences
    30th Oct 2014

    The Society has objected to the proposed Flood Defence Scheme in Northwich ....

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