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From family fun days, tree planting and pond dipping to heritage tours, volunteering and boat trips, there’s something for everyone on the Bridgewater Canal in Salford.

All our upcoming activities are listed below. If you’d like more information on any of our events, please get in touch at bridgewatercanal@salford.gov.uk

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Monday, October 22, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00 Tales from the Bridgewater

Discover the stories behind Salford’s Bridgewater Canal with our family-friendly afternoon of free activities.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00 Tip Top Tasks

Join us beside the old stone aqueduct to help tidy up and improve this wildlife haven.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00 Wonderful Wildflowers

Clear the vegetation, prepare the ground and sow the seeds for next summer’s beautiful blooms at Duke's Drive.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00 Japanese Book Binding

This workshop will teach you how to make traditional books - led by artist Joe Ford.

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Monday, October 22, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00 Tales from the Bridgewater

Discover the stories behind Salford’s Bridgewater Canal with our family-friendly afternoon of free activities.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00 Feeling Chipper

Help make improvements to the well-used steps and popular new wooden features at Duke's Drive with fresh layers of stone and woodchip.

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Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00 Fungi Foray

Join local naturalist, Dave Winnard, on an autumn foray around Duke's Drive to learn about the fascinating world of fungi.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00 Apples, Pears and... Birds

Join the volunteers in pruning the fruit trees in the Duke's Drive orchard and planting some spring bulbs beneath them.

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Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00 Can’t See the Canal for the Trees

Help to clear some of the trees that have sprung up at the edge of the canal and then make a Christmas decoration using twigs and lashings!

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Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 09:00 to 23:00 Precarious Carnaval

We are thrilled to announce that next summer will see a huge performance take place in, on and around the Bridgewater Canal to celebrate its 258th birthday. Get involved, we can’t have a carnival without you!

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