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

Wander the Waterways

Join us every Tuesday for a wander around Beeston’s waterways and discover some fascinating local stories and uncover some of the area’s natural beauty.

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Author: Michael Crane

Location: Canalside Heritage Centre,Canal Side, Beeston

Emotive Music by Jeanie Barton

Join acclaimed singer and pianist, Jeannie Barton, at the the Canalside Heritage Centre for an evening excellent, emotive music. Places are limited so be sure to book your ticket soon!

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Tickets: From £7.20

Author: Michael Crane

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

Become a member

Become a member to enjoy fantastic discounts at the Canalside Heritage Centre and be the first to know about all the latest news.

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WW2 and the 'Idle Women'

As part of Local and Community History month, Jill Oakland joins us for a talk highlighting the war efforts of the Inland Waterway women or 'Idle Women' who volunteered to operate canal boats carrying vital goods and supplies during WW2.

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Tickets: From £4.50

Author: Michael Crane

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

Beeston Rylands Canalside Community

Professor John Beckett joins us to talk about the history of the Nottingham and Beeston Canal and the Beeston Rylands canalside community covering everything from The Rylands Mission, Mitchell's steamer, a music hall stars' boating accident, and the original Jolly Anglers.

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Author: Michael Crane

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

Classic Film Club

The Canalside Heritage Centre presents the Classic Film Club, every other Wednesday.

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

Life Drawing Group

Join our regular Life Drawing Group, meet new friends and feel inspired in our beautiful Heritage Centre.

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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

  • Walking the Waterways Exhibition

    An exhibition which looked at the natural heritage of our magical waterways and their restorative powers. Read more

  • Awards Success

    We celebrated success at the Regional Heritage Awards, picking up two prizes for our work this year! Read more

Latest events

  • Big Bird Watch and Children's Crafts - 18th February

    Join us this February Half Term for family birdwatching, followed by bird-themed crafts in the Weir Room. Read more

  • Teenies, Toast and Tea

    Enjoy tea, toast, toys and singing with your little ones in the Weir View room every other Thursday morning. Read more

  • Patchwork Group

    Join our Patchwork Group every Monday from 10am to 12pm. Read more