Engaging people with the waterways, to help conserve their past, present and future

Canalside Art Club

Join local artist, Janet Barnes, every Tuesday evening on Zoom for an interactive art club, which uses the Weir Cottages and the waterways as inspiration. Just £5 per session.

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Tickets: From £4.50

Author: Michael Crane

Location: 2-3 Weir Cottages, Canal Side,Beeston, nottingham

Patchwork coaster

Make your very own patchwork coaster with these easy to follow instructions.

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Author: Michael Crane

Creative Community

Community has never been more important, so we'd like you to get creative and show us what your community means to you.

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Author: Michael Crane

£10 Gift Voucher

A perfect gift which can be used once the Canalside Heritage Centre reopens!

Fabric Daffodil

Create your own fabric daffodils this Easter with this beautiful craft idea from CHC volunteer Christine Anderson.

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Author: Michael Crane

Classic Film Club

Activity cancelled until further notice due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation.

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Location: 2-3 Weir Cottages, Canal Side,Beeston, nottingham

Life Drawing Group

Activity cancelled until further notice.

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Author: Michael Crane

Location: 2-3 Weir Cottages, Canal Side,Beeston, nottingham

Volunteering

Interested in volunteering? We have plenty of opportunities to get involved, meet new people and learn new skills.

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Our impact

60,000

Visitors to the Canalside Heritage Centre per year

624

School children engaged with the waterways

1578

Participants in activities to improve health and wellbeing

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Latest news

  • CHC Garden to reopen for visitors

    Visitors to the Heritage Centre will be able to enjoy our beautiful community garden again from Saturday 4th July. Read more

  • CHC to re-open for takeaway service

    The Canalside Heritage Centre will re-open on Friday 19th June for a takeaway service. Read more

  • World War Two and the 'Idle Women'

    To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we spoke with local historian Jill Oakland about the little-known story of the efforts of the Inland Waterway women or 'Idle Women' who volunteered to operate canal boats carrying vital goods and supplies during the Second World War. Read more

Latest events

  • Classic Film Club

    Activity cancelled until further notice due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. Read more

  • Life Drawing Group

    Activity cancelled until further notice. Read more

  • Teenies, Toast and Tea

    Activity cancelled until further notice due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. Read more