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Our window to the world

We organise or attend many events throughout the year, to promote the Trust and the work we do. At village fetes and town festivals, on dry land and on water, our volunteers are flying the flag, talking to members of the public, explaining the aims and the achievements of the Trust.  We have speakers who give talks to clubs and youth groups. And when our volunteers are working on public sections of the canal they will happily talk enthusiastically about what they are doing. 

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The Trust and its Branches
  • Thursday 20 June 2019 08:00am
    Lost Pubs of Wantage | The Sack House, Wantage Wharf, Mill St, OX12 9GF

    A tour of Wantage taking in an exploration of the lost pubs of the town. Please come and bring your own reminiscences to share. We will finish at a CAMRA award winning (and open) establishment in town.

    Further information can be obtained from Brian Stovold on 07946 524928.

    Start at THE SACK HOUSE, WANTAGE WHARF, MILL ST, WANTAGE, OX12 9GF

    Free, but a donation of £2.50/person for WBCT funds gratefully accepted.

  • Tuesday 25 June 2019 08:00am
    Circular Guided Walk |

    A circular walk starting and ending at The Sack House, Wantage Wharf, Mill Street (map ref 396881). This walk takes in the route of the Wantage branch of the canal and the main line of the canal between Grove and East Challow, and returns via Naldertown and Betjeman Park. Distance is around 3 miles – allow 2 hours. Please wear suitable clothing/shoes/walking boots. 

    Further information can be obtained from Brian Stovold on 07946524928.

    Free, but a donation of £2.50/person for the Canal Trust gratefully accepted.

  • Thursday 11 July 2019 07:30pm
    Lost Pubs of Wantage | The Sack House, Wantage Wharf, Mill St, OX12 9GF

    A tour of Wantage taking in an exploration of the lost pubs of the town. Please come and bring your own reminiscences to share. We will finish at a CAMRA award winning (and open) establishment in town.

    Further information can be obtained from Brian Stovold on 07946 524928.

    Start at THE SACK HOUSE, WANTAGE WHARF, MILL ST, WANTAGE, OX12 9GF

    Free, but a donation of £2.50/person for WBCT funds gratefully accepted.

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