'The Threads of Our Lives!' A community quilt exhibition by Bee Creative Workshops. Available to view in the tearoom from 28th August to 30th September. Read more
Become a member to enjoy fantastic discounts at the Canalside Heritage Centre and be the first to know about all the latest news. Read more
The Canalside Heritage Centre is a vibrant community hub, located in the picturesque surroundings of Beeston Lock. Enjoy our enticing tearoom, welcoming gift shop and discover the history of the local waterways. Read more
Join local artist, Janet Barnes, every Wednesday evening in person or on Zoom for an interactive art club, which uses the Weir Cottages, the waterways and live models as inspiration. From just £5 per session.
'The Threads of Our Lives!' A community quilt exhibition by Bee Creative Workshops. Available to view in the tearoom from 28th August to 30th September.
A perfect gift which can be used once the Canalside Heritage Centre reopens!
Create your own fabric daffodils this Easter with this beautiful craft idea from CHC volunteer Christine Anderson.
Make your own fabric Easter Bunny with this simple but beautiful craft activity!
Interested in volunteering? We have plenty of opportunities to get involved, meet new people and learn new skills.
Visitors to the Heritage Centre will be able to enjoy our beautiful community garden again from Saturday 4th July. Read more
The Canalside Heritage Centre will re-open on Friday 19th June for a takeaway service. Read more
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
Learn this traditional craft technique at our weekly Patchwork Group and turn recycled materials into something beautiful! Read more
Join our volunteer guides on a wander around the local waterways to discover local stories, history and nature. Every Tuesday at 11am and 2pm. Free to join! Read more
Get creative at our weekly Craft Club on Tuesdays at 12pm. Free to Join! Read more