Events

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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Free – cheese and wine at our AGM – 1st Feb 2014

Everyone is invited to join us and enjoy some cheese and wine as a part of our 22nd Annual General Meeting AGM report and information pack now available by clicking here (The Cheese and wine are free although we do ask for a donation to cover the cost !!) 7.15 pm, Saturday 1st February 2014, Community Centre, Cornwalls […]

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GRAND RE-OPENING – 26th Oct

The trustees of Buckingham Canal Society have great pleasure in inviting you to the GRAND RE-OPENING Of the Buckingham Canal, Bourton Meadow section On Saturday 26th October at 2pm by Rt Hon John Bercow MP and a patron of Buckingham Canal Society Photo above is of the Bourton Meadow site in water © Richard Lewis. This marks […]

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Society Boat Trip – 5th Oct

BCS BOAT TRIP on the RIVER GREAT OUSE Aboard John Bunyan, the B&MK’s brand new community boat Saturday 5th October Open to all, but places limited so don’t delay in reserving your place Meet 11.00, Boat leaves at 11.30, returns 14.30 travelling downstream through Cardington Lock and return Cost £6 to include lunch Non-alcoholic refreshments […]

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Cosgrove Canal Festival – Fun for all the family!

Don’t miss the Cosgrove Canal Festival and Lock Ransom on the 19th and 20th of July. Here you will find historic boats, trade boats, craft stalls, games stalls, entertainment and more. It is fun for all the family and is set alongside the picturesque towpath between the lock at Cosgrove and the recently refurbished Iron […]

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2013 Midsummer FestivAle – Profits to charity

Beer Festival to raise funds for Charities – One third of profits to Buckingham Canal Society Key details: When is it on? 5:00pm Friday 21st to 8:00pm Sunday 23rd June Where is it? The Woolpack Pub – Well St  Buckingham, MK18 1EP What’s happening? A beer festival with over 40 beers, ciders and perry; music (Friday night – The Autumn Buskers; Saturday and […]

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AGM 2012 Report

Bumper attendance at Buckingham (and a surprise package)   Following 2011’s successful AGM it was decided that this year we needed a larger hall, which turned out to be a very good decision.  59 members and 11 guests braved the January cold and helped to make the evening a very enjoyable one.   Not many […]

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