19 Apr 2016

Talks: An idle around Ironbridge

Pictorial and historical talks A visual tour around the World Heritage site, this talk is presented by Arun Talks in association with Chichester Ship Canal Trust. The talk will give you a blast from the past taking you back ...

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19 Apr 2016

Talks: The life of a bargee

Pictorial and historical talks Ever wondered what life on a barge was like? What role horses played on a canal? Then join Arun Talks in association with Chichester Ship Canal Trust for a historical talk based around canal life. ...

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07 Apr 2016

Battle of Copenhagen review

Admiral Sir George Murray’s finest hour replayed Thanks to the Chichester Murray Club and to Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team, some two or three hundred people were entertained by a wonderful spectacle of ships, loud canons, an ...

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29 Mar 2016

Murray Club presents Mock Battle of Copenhagen

Sunday, April 3rd at 2 p.m. Ships on display from 11 a.m. Admiral Sir George Murray, Chichester Mayor in 1815 and Captain of the Fleet and Admiral Lord Nelson’s Friend led the battle of Copenhagen. It was ...

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11 Feb 2016
Chichester Canal view Donnington

Bookings open now for boat trips

Weekend and Half Term Canal Boat trips from the 13th February As a special treat, all our February trips include complimentary freshly ground coffee, hot chocolate or tea in our Cafe. So why not come along and ...

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19 Jan 2016

Kingfisher has arrived!

Action stations for 4 tricky manoevres Truly a sight to behold as Kingfisher, our new boat, was expertly winched across the tree tops and into the water. Followed by a similar procedure for 3 new pontoons and ...

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08 Jan 2016

New trip boat arrives January 11th

One boat and 3 pontoons in, 2 boats out… Monday 11 January will be an exciting day for the Chichester Ship Canal Trust with the delivery of Kingfisher, a new bespoke designed trip boat. Kingfisher will be ...

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08 Jan 2016

Egremont’s last planned trip

Happy retirement! Egremont returned to the basin…. probably for the very last time on a scheduled trip at 3pm on Christmas Eve, almost unnoticed – but not quite. Andrew Gibson and Malcolm Maddison brought her home to ...

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08 Jan 2016

More fish for the Canal

Joint initiative with the Environment Agency The Canal Trust has been concerned for sometime at the declining level of fish stock in the Canal. Local fishing clubs and individuals have also commented to the Trust about this ...

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07 Dec 2015

All alight at the Basin

Santa. live music, illuminated boats and fireworks… The wind may have been gusting but the weather stayed dry for a fabulous “switch on” event at the Canal basin. Father Christmas arrived with his happy band of passengers, ...

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