Tagged: canals

The History of the Exeter Canal (IA Section)

Jack Nott, formerly Harbourmaster for Exeter City Council, will describe why the canal came about (in the context of local political problems), construction problems in the pre-Brunel period and the future of the canal....

Maritime Shortcuts (E Devon Branch)

A talk “Maritime Shortcuts; canal routes across the South West peninsula and worldwide” by Colin Vosper.

The Tavistock Canal: book launch

The DA has supported the Trevithick Society in the publication of a new book by Robert Waterhouse: The Tavistock Canal: Its History and Archaeology. A launch event at Tavistock Museum is planned for Saturday...

Exeter Branch report: Feb to Jul 2016

Our first lecture of the year (February 2016) was given by Colin Vosper on ‘Maritime shortcuts – canals in the West Country and abroad’. His ingeniously animated PowerPoint presentation illustrated the work of Victorian...