News

Bridge One – the movie!

Hot off the editing software, time-lapse of the steel girders going in on remembrance weekend at Cosgrove. Team effort – thanks to all including Alan for the editing

READ MORE..
2019 AGM + Cheese & Wine Social Evening on the 23rd March

It’s Time to Celebrate Another Year of the Buckingham Canal Society! You are cordially invited to join us for our 2019 AGM + Cheese & Wine Social Evening Join us, when you can learn about the latest exciting developments for our canal, including the preparation and rebuilding of Bridge No.1 at Cosgrove, aswell as our continuing work at […]

READ MORE..
Beaming

Come see a milestone moment On Saturday 10th November we will be putting the steel beams on the bridge at Cosgrove. Visitors welcome but will need to be behind barriers and fencing etc. We anticipate preparation on site during the previous week. On the day we will be there from around 9am to noon and […]

READ MORE..
CO-OP funding

BCS can now be supported via the co-op. We will get 1% of your shopping value. Please choose us 🙂 – you will need to be a co-op members. see their website for details of how to join.    

READ MORE..
The Buckingham Navigator – Issue 97 Autumn 2018

We are pleased to inform you that The Buckingham Navigator – Issue 97 Autumn 2018 is now available to view or download online at: http://www.buckinghamcanal.org.uk/events-and-news/newsletter/ As well as our regular features, this issue also includes: Athina Beckett reveals how this year’s external organisation’s volunteer hours are on track to exceed last year’s record breaking levels. […]

READ MORE..
Bridge progress

Sunday 2nd September saw the completion of the concrete pour for the “nearside” pad stone having completed the offside one the previous Thursday Both will be given a couple of weeks to cure before the brickwork goes on and then another 6 weeks after the brickwork before the steel. Planned dates: Brickwork weekend is 22nd […]

READ MORE..
BCS Great Ouse River Trip – on the B & MK Community Boat – Sunday 30th September 2018

This year, our Great Ouse Boat Trip aboard the John Bunyan will take place on Sunday 30th September. Last year we ran a very successful boat trip aboard the John Bunyan. This is Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust’s very own Community Boat. As a trip for BCS members with their families and friends, the […]

READ MORE..
Progress at Cosgrove

    We were joined by a group of corporate volunteers from the ICAEW in MK. Got a lot done with moving materials ready for bridge construction, joining the towpath to the bridge section ready for the great day. Also progressed some more lime mortar pointing and reed pulling. Well done all from ICAEW and […]

READ MORE..
Bit In The Middle
BITM logo

Here at Buckingham Canal Society we are are always open to other groups coming along and helping us out on one of our restoration activities. We have good relationships with many companies and organisations who regularly provide volunteers for our work parties. Sometimes we need some more specialised and experienced help. This is where working […]

READ MORE..
The Buckingham Navigator – Issue 96 Summer 2018

We are pleased to inform you that The Buckingham Navigator – Issue 96 Summer 2018 is now available to view or download online at: http://www.buckinghamcanal.org.uk/events-and-news/newsletter/ As well as our regular features, this issue also includes: Athina Beckett & Jim McIlroy tell us about the amazing progress being made with the restoration of Bridge No1 with […]

READ MORE..