WRG (NW) digs 2019 - unless otherwise stated, please contact Ju Davenport for all digs information and bookings:
18 - 20 January - Lancaster Canal - Sealing Br 172 transition walls with lime mortar, revealing the lining of the infilled profile and attaching the new lining. Brush cutting at Hincaster. - please contact Ju Davenport to book on for this weekend.
3 February (single day) - assisting SCARS at Bewsey Lock with vegetation clearance - please contact Mike Chase for further details.
2 March - (end date to be confirmed) - Redwith mini-camp - further details to follow
3 - 9 April - mini camp at the gauging narrows at Sawmills - further details to follow
Further weekend dig dates will be advised here when details are decided.
Whether or not you need a lift, please let the Ju Davenport (See WRG NW Contact Us) know that you're going, so that meals and accommodation can be organised in advance.
Transport to weekend digs can usually be arranged from Manchester, leaving on a Friday evening (often about 7:30 pm from Failsworth or City Centre). WRG transport is FREE.
The cost of food is usually £10 for a full weekend (2 Breakfast, 2 Lunches and 1 Evening Meal) or £2 for a single meal. Accommodation is FREE, but usually quite basic.
Please note that dates shown as Jan 1-2, say, signify a weekend camp with accommodation, whereas Jan 1/2 signifies two 1-day digs without accommodation. If anyone needs accommodation for local (to Manchester) digs, this can usually be arranged - please let us know.