Events from May 11 – October 3 Events from May 11 – October 3

Goole By Barge Exhibition by Rich and Lou Duffy-Howard

Goole Museum and Gallery Carlisle Street, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom

This exhibition of photographs, videos and music, documents the artists' two-day journey from Hull to York, via Goole on the working barge, George Dyson. It is the latest chapter in Rich and Lou’s Open Bridges project (www.openbridgeshull.com).  Goole by Barge documents … Read More

Castleford Library Local and Family History Group

Castleford Library Carlton Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Yorkshire’s Watermen   The transportation of goods across pre motorway Yorkshire relied heavily on the watermen, often accompanied by their families, who piloted their well laden keels along the numerous canals and rivers of the county. Having recently completed a … Read More

Selby and District Family History Group

Selby Town Hall York Street, Selby, North Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Yorkshire’s Watermen   The transportation of goods across pre motorway Yorkshire relied heavily on the watermen, often accompanied by their families, who piloted their well laden keels along the numerous canals and rivers of the county. Having recently completed a … Read More

Canal Boat Stories – Live! With Robbie Cumming

Junction Paradise Place, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom

A FUN AND INTERACTIVE EVENING OF CANAL THEMED ESCAPISM WITH VLOGGER, STREAMER, RECORDING ARTIST AND TV PERSONALITY ROBBIE CUMMING. Known all over the North, Midlands and South of England as ‘the Canal man’ – Robbie has 3 music albums and … Read More

2024 Yorkshire Heritage Summit

Hull Minster South Church Side, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Yorkshire Waterways Heritage Society is attending the annual Yorkshire Heritage Summit which is now established as the region’s most important event for organisations concerned with any and every aspect of Yorkshire heritage, history and culture. It offers organisations, large and … Read More

Haxey and Westwoodside Heritage Society

Westwoodside Village Hall Nethergate, Westwoodside, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Presentation: Yorkshire’s Watermen The transportation of goods across pre motorway Yorkshire relied heavily on the watermen, often accompanied by their families, who piloted their well laden keels along the numerous canals and rivers of the county. David Scrimgeour shares his … Read More

Calderdale Family History Society

The Maurice Jagger Centre Lister Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Presentation: Yorkshire’s Watermen The transportation of goods across pre motorway Yorkshire relied heavily on the watermen, often accompanied by their families, who piloted their well laden keels along the numerous canals and rivers of the county. David Scrimgeour shares his … Read More

Bradford Family History Society

Bradford Mechanics Institute Bradford Institute, 76 Kirkgate, Bradford, BD1 1SZ, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Presentation "Life and Death on Yorkshire's Waterways" Drawing on his extensive research into 19th and early 20th century Yorkshire watermen families, David Scrimgeour will share what he has learned about the BMD facts so important to family historians. Illustrated with … Read More