Charlotte Greenaway

Canal Reopening Anniversary

Happy Reopening Birthday to our beautiful Basingstoke Canal! The restored canal opened again on this day in 1991, following a 17-year programme of activity to rescue it from dereliction. It’s original birthday though was on 5 September 1794, meaning it will be 230 years old in September! Did you realise the restoration was largely undertaken […]

Merry Christmas

A very Merry Christmas from all the volunteers at the Basingstoke Canal Society. Thank you for all your support over the past 12 months and we look forward to sharing lots more news and updates with you during 2024. We hope you find time for that Christmas walk, cycle, run or even some time on […]

Fundraising Success!

After 2 years of fundraising within the local community and with much effort from manyBasingstoke Canal Society volunteers, we’re excited to announce that we have all the fundsrequired to proceed with the ordering and production of the Basingstoke Canal Society’s newelectric trip boat. The last £75,000 investment required came from a successful Your Fund Surrey […]