Tagged: canals

Field trip to Mid-Cornwall (IA Section)

IASDA / SCIAS Field Trip Visit to Mid-Cornwall, part of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site. Saturday 15th June Luxulyan Valley 9.00 am Assemble at the Carclaze Inn. PL25 4EJ...

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.

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...