Quiz Night

Here's your chance to impress your friends and family with your extensive general knowledge.

Or, if you're like me, your chance to have a fun night out trying not to be defeated by our genial quizmaster.
Last year's Branch Quiz was a great success and this year, we're moving to a bigger venue - The Neeld Hall, High Street, Chippenham SN15 3ER.
So please mark the date in your diary: Friday April 12th; 7 o'clock for a 7:30 start.

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The Mary Archard at Royal Wootton Bassett

The Trust held a successful boat weekend, using The Mary Archard at Templars Firs, Royal Wootton Bassett over the weekend of 15th and 16th September.

Good weather over the weekend allowed 85 members of the public to experience the stretch of canal at Templars Firs for the first time by boat.

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Supporters Survey

We want to attract more and more support for the canal and for our work

and we are interested in what our members and supporters get from their relationship with the Trust.

We simply don’t understand well enough the answer to this question… so if you have a little time, please complete this short survey for us…


Thank you from the Membership Team


Thousands enjoy Festival

The Melksham Food & River Festival 2018

This year’s Melksham Food & River Festival was even bigger and better than in previous years. For this, its fourth year, the entire free community festival was spread out over the whole weekend, and with over 70 stalls attending on both days, it seemed like most of the town had decided to come along and join in the fun.

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The Story of the Peterborough Arms

Celebrations with funders, volunteers and members on Saturday 1st December before the commercial opening on Sunday.

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Great attendance at a very positive AGM on Saturday 13th October at Grove near Wantage

Presentations on achievements at Studley Grange and the Peterborough Arms and with reports on excellent work on GDPR and other compliance work during the year. The weather improved just in time to allow lovely and very interesting guided walks around the eastern section.

Development of the Dauntsey Lock Canal Centre

More good news for the Trust in Dauntsey

Funding has been received from Crapper & Sons, via the Landfill Communities Fund scheme, for the construction of the Dauntsey Lock Canal Centre.

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