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Events Calendar 2017

We welcome offers of help from members and supporters of the Trust for these forthcoming events..

If you can help in any way, even just a couple of hours we would love to hear from you.

No experience necessary - there's always someone there to help.

Email Our Secretary or phone 01543 671427.  Your assistance will be most welcome.

If you have any information on events please let our webmaster know

Dates for your diary of events hosted by the Trust, or where the Trust participates in some way.

February

  Date:

Saturday  February 25th  2017    Doors open 6.45 pm to start meal at 7:15 pm.  Quiz starts at 8.pm with interval at 9.00 pm.

  Event:

Quiz Night with Fish 'n Chip Supper

  Location:

Boley Park Community Hall, 7 Ryknild Street, Lichfield WS14 9XU  

  Web Link:

See our webpage

  Details:

Non-members welcome.   See our webpage for details and to book tickets

May

  Date:

27rd to 29th  May 2017

  Event:

Crick Boat Show

  Location:

Crick Marina, Crick, Northants

  Web Link:

Crick Boat Show        Exhibitors Guide

  Details:

17th year that the show will take place at Crick Marina, on the Grand Union canal.

  Date:

CANCELLED

  Event:

Brownhills Canalside Festival

  Location:

Tesco Wharf, Silver Street, Brownhills WS8 6DZ

  Web Link:

Read more about the cancellation

  Details:


September

  Date:

Sunday  10th September   9.30am to 11:30am  TO BE CONFIRMED

  Event:

 The Lichfield  10K Race

  Location:

 In and around Lichfield.    Watering station is in Darnford Lane.

  Web Link:

http://lichfield10k.co.uk/

  Details:

Lichfield’s version of the London marathon, attracting over 1,000 entries each year. The Trust  runs a watering station in Darnford Lane.
A team of 8 or 9 required to serve water to the  runners. You might get a bit wet but it’s great fun!


  Date:

Saturday September 2nd   10.00am- 4.30pm

  Event:

Whittington Countryside Fair

  Location:

Bit End Field, Whittington  (near St. Giles Hospice)

  Web Link:

http://www.whittingtonandfisherwick.org.uk

  Details:

Help needed, contact Mike Brown

  Date:

Friday 17th November 2017

  Event:

Autumn Show, Meal and Grand Prize Draw

with 'Dandy'

  Location:

Whittington Village Hall, Whittington Lichfield, WS14 9LR

  Web Link:


  Details:

More details TBA

November

  Date:

June 9th. at 7.15pm.

  Event:

LHCRT  AGM

  Location:

Park View Centre, Brownhills, Walsall WS8 7JB

  Web Link:

27th AGM Agenda

  Details:

Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust Annual General Meeting.    

June

  Date:

Saturday 26th to Monday 28th August 2016

  Event:

IWA Festival of Water at Ilkeston

 Location:

Gallows Inn Playing Field, Nottingham Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5BP

  Web Link:

 IWA Website

  Details:

An array of attractions on and off the water providing a fun day out for all the family. Up to 200 boats, including leisure, trade, heritage and working narrowboats, are expected as well as a wealth of smaller craft such as canoes, rowing boats, and paddleboarders.

August

Next Event

Next event:

  Date:

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September  10.00am - 4.00pm.

  Event:

Huddlesford Heritage Gathering 2017

in association with Lichfield Cruising Club

  Location:

Lichfield Cruising Club, Huddlesford Junction on the Coventry Canal
WS13 8PX

  Web Link:

Huddlesford Heritage Gathering News

  Details:

A Boat Gathering & Canal Festival jointly organised by L&H and Lichfield Cruising Club. Historic Narrowboats, Classic Cars, Children's Puppet Shows, Trade & Craft stalls, Cake stall, Book stall, Bric-a-brac, Games, Barbecue. Coffee & cake and licensed bar available in the cruising club.  

Help required in all areas.   

April

  Date:

Friday  April 7th.  2017    

  Event:

Spring Show with 'Just Us'

  Location:

Whittington Village Hall, Whittington Lichfield, WS14 9LR

  Web Link:

See our webpage

  Details:

A cabaret style evening of laughter featuring the return of ‘Just Us’ now in its  16 year, who will entertain us with their comedy, sketches, monologues and more throughout the evening.  A free  bar and food provided.  Non-members welcome.   See our webpage for details and to book tickets

  Date:

Saturday 15th April 2017

  Event:

Eric and Doreen's All Day Easter Coffee Morning

  Location:

9, Swan Cottages, Burton Road ,Whittington

  Web Link:

See our webpage

  Details:

Free admission. Barbeque, books, cakes, and much more.


All proceeds in aid of the L&H Tunnel Vision campaign.

  Date:

Saturday 17th June at 11:00am

  Event:

SPEAKERS CORNER

  Location:

Speakers Corner, Dam Street, Lichfield City

  Web Link:

Watch a video of last years talk

  Details:

" 21st Century Vision of a LIchfield Canal for the Community"


A talk by LHCRT Engineering Director Peter Buck building on the original talk last year " Vision of a Lichfield Canal" which celebrated the 300th Anniversary of James Brindley.


Supporters required please, in costume if possible. No hecklers!