This page provides links to the websites of local canal societies and trusts that hold meetings, work parties, canal festivals and other waterway events in the Lichfield Branch area.
ACA hold evening meetings, often at Donisthorpe Woodlands Centre, Church Road, Donisthorpe DE12 7PY.
They also help organise the annual Moira Canal Festival and the Shackerstone Festival and occasional work parties on the Ashby Canal.
ACT have occasional work parties assisting with the restoration of the northern end of the Ashby Canal at Snarestone and Moira.
BCNS organise events which cover the Wyrley & Essington and Rushall canals such as the BCN Marathon Challenge 24 Hour Cruise and BCN Explorer Cruises.
CRT organise regular volunteer Towpath Taskforce groups at Fradley, Tamworth and North Warwickshire (Atherstone & Nuneaton).
L&HCRT arrange fund-raising events and hold regular work parties on both the Lichfield Canal and the Hatherton Canal. They also organise the Huddlesford Boat Gathering in alternate years.
SRL run occasional guided walks and also hold work parties at Baswich in Stafford.
S&WCS organise boat gatherings and cruises on the Staffs & Worcs Canal.
A partnership of canal societies, working with Staffordshire County Council, Stoke-on-Trent City Council and the Canal & River Trust.
The society organises occasional events in our area.