Mel Lewis

Calendar Competition 2022

You may have noticed the piece in the recent Bulletin about our 2022 calendar. In fact all the winners have received their free calendars and they are now on sale along with some Christmas cards via our online shop by clicking here. To find out more about the competition, please view our press release by […]

New website performing well!

In 2019 the Society embarked on a project to renew our website so that we could show visitors just how beautiful the canal is, a bit about the history and what is happening day to day. A great deal of hard work followed and in August last year the website was launched! Since then volunteers […]

Replacing Kitty

Kitty is our trip boat that runs from Woking. She is 45 years old and near the end of her life. We want to replace her with an all-electric boat.  Entirely run by volunteers The Basingstoke Canal Society has over 1,000 members and as you know is run entirely by volunteers.  Kitty, our trip boat […]

Edible England Boat Trips – Sept 2021

Enjoy leisurely canal boat trips with The Basingstoke Canal Society and The Lightbox between 11th and 18th September 2021. Starting at The Lightbox in Chobham Road, Woking , you’ll make your way to the Muslim Burial Ground in Woking seeing all the edible delights you can find along the canal. Trips will return to The Lightbox. […]

Winter’s Coming!

BCA Update – Summer 2021 While still trying to keep up with the summer programme of work we are already well into planning stages for this coming winters work programme. Works coming up include early winter works to repair Reading Rd Weir in Fleet. This is work that has been identified as a result of […]