Events

BCS at the Braunston Festival
Braunston Festival 2017 - Photo by Rob Westlake

The Braunston Historic Narrowboat Rally and Canal Festival was held over the weekend of the 24th – 25th June 2017 and the Buckingham Canal Society were in attendance with our Bric-a-Brac stall, selling the usual collection of canal memorabilia and other nick-knacks that we have collected. We raised a healthy amount to add to the […]

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2017 Annual Cosgrove Canal Festival & Craft Fair

Don’t miss the 24th annual Cosgrove Canal Festival & Craft Fair, presented by the Buckingham Canal Society on the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd of July.      The event is run each year by the Society to raise money for the restoration of the Buckingham Canal between Cosgrove and Buckingham and to spread […]

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BCS GREAT OUSE RIVER TRIP – ON THE B & MK COMMUNITY BOAT – 8th OCTOBER 2016

This year, our Great Ouse Boat Trip aboard the John Bunyan will take place on Saturday 8th October. Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust have once again kindly offered the Society the use of the 50 seat John Bunyan Community Boat for a warm and comfortable afternoon’s cruising along the River Great Ouse. We will […]

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2016 Annual Cosgrove Canal Festival & Craft Fair

Don’t miss the 23rd annual Cosgrove Canal Festival & Craft Fair, presented by the Buckingham Canal Society on the weekend of the 16th and 17th of July.      The event is run each year by the Society to raise money for the restoration of the Buckingham Canal between Cosgrove and Buckingham and to spread […]

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Aylesbury Vale Lottery

Earlier this week two of our members, Jonathan and Athina, dressed in traditional ‘bargee’ costumes, got to meet Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet and chat about their involvement in the Vale Lottery, which we are proud to be associated with. The lottery is organised by the Aylesbury Vale District Council as a way of distributing […]

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BCS Annual Accounts and notice of AGM

The Buckingham Canal Society is holding its annual AGM and Cheese and Wine social evening on Saturday 19th March. Please join us at for a 7:15pm start at the Buckingham Community Centre, Cornwalls Meadow, Buckingham, MK18 1RP During the meeting we will be asking Members to approve the annual accounts for the year ended 30th […]

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Waterway Recovery Group – canal camps – 2 weeks at Cosgrove!!

Give a little, get a lot …whilst helping save Britain’s industrial heritage – canal camps – including 2 weeks at Cosgrove!! IWA’s Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) is excited to launch its schedule of fun-filled, canal restoration working holidays for 2016! WRG’s week-long Canal Camps offer a unique opportunity to volunteer and learn new skills, whilst […]

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Join Us For a Charity Walk Along the Buckingham Canal

Doug Hamilton Cox is a 71 year old ex-Sapper who enlisted as a boy soldier when he was 15, serving his apprenticeship in the royal Engineers. Now retired he lives in Devon. He began to attend the ceremonies at Wootton Bassett and felt he should do more to raise funds for Help for Heroes. His […]

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BCS GREAT OUSE RIVER TRIP – ON THE B & MK COMMUNITY BOAT – 5th OCTOBER 2014

This year, our Great Ouse Boat Trip aboard the John Bunyan will take place on Sunday 5th October. Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust have once again kindly offered the Society the use of the 50 seat John Bunyan Community Boat for a warm and comfortable afternoon’s cruising along the River Great Ouse. We will […]

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HERITAGE OPEN DAYS EVENT – CANAL & LOCAL AREA HERITAGE WALK – 14th SEPTEMBER 2014

This year, the Heritage Open Days take place nationwide from Thursday 11th – Sunday 14th September. For a number of years Buckingham Canal Society has taken part in this event and this year we are organising a walk on the Sunday, meeting at 2pm by Cosgrove Lock on the Grand Union Canal. The walk will […]

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