Now Leaving from Platform 2

Saturday 7th September
2.30 pm
Stroud Railway Station Platform 2

A platform performance inspired by local people and their stories. Community stories performed by poet Jonny Fluffypunk and performative historian Stuart Butler.

This performance forms part of a series of community led exhibitions and performances within the Wool and Water festival over the 7th and 8th of September. The series of works celebrate canal and textile heritage through work by local artists and community creatives.

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While You Wait

Saturday 7th September & Sunday 8th September
12pm – 4pm
Stroud Railway Station The Station Hub on Platform 2

Stories of the canal told by community voices, an installation and soundscape to invite, inspire and involve. Community voices heard by installation artist Tara Downs –
Radio Droogdok and Jo Leahy – Resound Radio.

This installation forms part of a series of community led exhibitions within the Wool and Water festival over the 7th and 8th of September. The series of works celebrate canal and textile heritage through work by local artists and community creatives.

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Public Boat Trips – Ebley

Every Saturday March 30th – September 28th
12pm – 4.30pm
Ebley Wharf GL5 4UB

Why not get out on the water and discover the canal on Perseverance the Cotswold Canals Trust trip boat. A fun and gentle trip lasting 25 minutes costing £5 for adults, £3 for children under 16 years old.

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Volunteering Drop-In

First Sunday of the month
9.30am – 3.30pm
Bond’s Mill Gatehouse GL10 3RF

Why not join the canal volunteers for a volunteer drop-in session or two. Stay for as long as you like and help the team restore the canal. Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. Free cake provided!

Informal sessions with a focus on vegetation management and towpath repairs. Sturdy boots and steel toe caps recommended! Contact ian.moody@stroud.gov.uk for more information.

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Raft Race

Sunday 15 September
Wallbridge Lock Stroud 10am- 2pm

The exciting Stroud Charity Raft Race Returns for 2019 raising money for The Door and The Cotswold Canal Trust.

Pop the date in your diary and keep your eyes on the link below for more details soon!

More about the Raft Race here

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