Social Meetings  » River Weaver Navigation Society

Cruising the River Weaver

The Anderton Boat Lift

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

Social Meetings
Red Bull Hotel

Trent and Mersey Canal Society Meetings which River Weaver Navigation Society members are welcome ...

Friday 21st September 2018

Three things you do not know about the RNLI
Mark Thomas

We will look at Education, boat building and RNLI’s Respect the Water awareness campaigns


Friday 19th October 2018
Uttoxeter Canal Restauration
Steve Wood

Steve will bring us up to date on the progress of the Uttoxeter canal restoration.


Friday 16th November 2018
Braunston - canal age transport hub
John Pomfret

A look at the history of canals in and around Braunston, Northamptonshire, in the wider context of the history of transport, from Roman roads to early river transport, through turnpikes, the canal age, the railway age and the motorway age. The talk describes the effects on Braunston of the arrival of the Oxford Canal and the later Grand Junction Canal and the many subsequent changes arising from the rise and fall of freight traffic and the development of leisure use.


Friday 18th January 2019
Murgatroyd's Brine Pump - Middlewich
Mike Walton

Mike will enlighten us on the purpose, the history and the present-day status & relationships of salt, canals, and Murgatroyd's Brine Pump.


Friday 15th February 2018
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Patrick Marks

The little Indian train which barks gallantly up a 7,000ft mountain every day!


Friday 15th March 2019
The Wooden Canal Boat Society Story
Chris Leah

This is what it says, the story of the origins, progression and current significance of the Wooden Canal Boat Society.


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


Red Bull Hotel

Congleton Road South
Church Lawton


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.


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What's On

  • 2019 Salt Towns’ Rally
    13th Sep 2019 - 20th Sep 2019

    A boat rally from Winsford, down the Weaver and on to to Middlewich via the Anderton Boat Lift ....

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  • Weaverham History Society
    University Primary Academy Weaverham

    You can learn more about the area with our society partner ....

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  • Discover the History of Mid Cheshire
    Weaver Hall Museum

    Explore the history of the local area at a Museum that is close to the River Weaver ....

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  • The Lion Salt Works
    A short walk from the River Weaver Navigation

    The Lion Salt Works, following a £10m restoration is now open to the public ....

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