Events & Meetings

Cotswold Canals Trust Volunteers organise and operate a range of promotional, fund raising and social occasions

Presentation & Promotion Team

The Presentation & Promotion Team is made up largely of Visitor Centre trained staff.
The team is available to attend events and venues throughout the year using the Modular Display System (pictured right) in a variety of formats.

The Modular Display System allows flexibility in displaying photographs, a video display, leaflets and plans and/or items for sale.

Fetes, Fairs & Festivals

If you know of a venue or event, particularly along the line of the restoration, that might be enhanced by the Presentation & Promotion Team and its Modular Display System please contact Clive Field on 07582 286 636 or email

Stroudwater Sessions

Quarterly Meetings

Quarterly meetings on a Tuesday commencing at 7.30pm.

Meetings with a speaker at Fromebridge Mill, Fromebridge Lane, Whitminster GL2 7PD

Noggin & Natter

At The Alehouse, 9 John St, Stroud, GL5 2HA

Informal gatherings of anyone interested in finding out more about the Trust and the restoration. Start time: 7:30pm on the second Tuesday in the month.

A range of ales, tea, coffee and light meals are available before the 7:30pm start.

Eastern Branch Meeting

Eastern Branch meetings at The Trout Inn, Faringdon Road, Lechlade on Thames, GL7 3HA. Commence at 7.30pm every month on the third Wednesday of the month.

Other Activities

  • Mondays & Wednesdays from 09:00: Maintenance activity at Western Depot
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 09:00: Maintenance activity at Eastern Depot
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:00 – 15:30: Volunteer taster sessions (towpath clearance & surfacing) aimed at people new to volunteering; meet Canal Visitor Centre, Bell House Wallbridge, Stroud GL5 3JS. CCT members also welcome
  • Click on the Connect Logo below for a full list of all current activities