Canal Story Walks

Sunday 15th September 3pm and a further walk at 4.30pm FREE
Story walks along the canal by Fiona Eadie, starting from
Stroud Brewery London Road Thrupp GL5 2DY

Meet in the bar just before 3 pm. The walk is free and is suitable for all ages. A further walk will start just before 4.30 pm.

Link to Stroud Brewery’s website https://www.stroudbrewery.co.uk

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Connecting Communities

Saturday 7th and Sunday the 8th of September
12pm to 5pm
Canal bridges from Stroud to Stonehouse : Wallbridge, Chestnut Bridge, Hilly Orchard Bridge, and Ryeford Footbridge

Flags and banners decorate canal bridges from Stroud to Stonehouse to celebrate and connect canal communities from Stroud and the UK. Community groups working with Deb Hoy.

This installation forms part of a series of community led exhibitions and performances within the Wool and Water festival over the weekend of 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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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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Canal Wildlife Walk

Wednesday 28th August 6pm – 8.30pm FREE
Meet in the car park at Fromebridge Mill pub, Whitminster GL2 7PD                      

A guided walk given by Martin Wright and Val Kirby -Cotswold Canals Trust and Anna Tarbet – Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust that will take you along the derelict canal, across farmland and back along the River Frome.

Suitable for 7 years and over.  Wear wellingtons or waterproof shoes and bring a waterproof jacket and a torch. For more information call Cotswold Canals Trust on 01453 752568

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