We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
2 November 2017
Hear from Hannah Warren, who is on a volunteer student placement with us learning about the work we do, and helping with our arts programme. Hannah has also devised three pop-up, improvised performances of her own in which she interacts with selected canal heritage spaces along the waterways.
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11 August 2017
Changing Places is an exhibition currently touring England, produced by Film and Video Umbrella, which is part of our Arts on the Waterways programme. Mike Jones, Technical Manager at Film and Video Umbrella, talks about the challenges and rewards of presenting contemporary artists’ film and video in heritage buildings.
13 September 2016
Meet Cassie, our filming and campaigns executive based in London. She's a keen cyclist on our waterways.
9 September 2016
When folk talk about 'the cycling revolution' and the growth of cycling in the UK, they’re not talking about the amazing haul of gold medals we’ve just seen at the Olympics – awesome as that is.
12 July 2016
It’s the Tour de France (yay!) and two weeks ago, because our comms team have got there finger on the pulse they gave me a shout. “Everyone will be going cycling mad, so it’s a good time to promote Share the Space, Drop your Pace – do you want to write a blog?” “ Yes!”, I say … because it’s a great idea and I’m always flattered to be asked to do such things.
10 June 2016
Richard Spencer, one of our senior project managers, gives us an update on how we're repairing our waterways after the Boxing Day floods.
6 June 2016
My name is Dan and I have recently volunteered with Canal & River Trust. I am the Junior Boys Captain at Runcorn Rowing Club and here is how I got involved with the Helping Hedgerows Project.
25 May 2016
My name is Linda Butterworth. I am a project officer within the national environment team and I would like to tell you the story of our hedges.
Our guest bloggers all have a passion for our waterways, whether they are volunteers, staff or the experts we work with.