Paddle Your Own Canoe

Music on a watery theme Paddle Your Own Canoe is the title of the concert to be performed at St Cyrs Church, Stonehouse at 7:30 pm on Sunday 28th October. The Cotswold Canals Singers, conducted by Hugh Barton, have been enthused by Tom Hards, ‘The Kayaking Commuter’. Back in April 2018, Tom took to the […]

Locks, Weirs & Waterways — Wood Engravings

Locks, Weirs and Waterways Ray Hedger, a professional artist and tutor for over thirty years with many private and corporate commissions is currently exhibiting a series of wood engraving prints at the Cotswold Canals Trust Wallbridge Visitor Centre, Stroud. Wood engraving is a printmaking and letterpress printing technique, in which the artist first cuts an image, […]

Canalside warehouse fire

A sad day for Stroud – Historic warehouse found ablaze The Fire and Rescue Service were called to Cheapside Wharf, Wallbridge at 4 pm yesterday Tuesday 21st August. The former Thames & Severn Canal Company Warehouse was found to be ablaze. Photo by Mel Ryan History This Grade II Listed building was built in 1828, as […]