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13 Sep 2017

‘4’ – THE BRIDGEWATER CANAL

‘4‘ Exploring the Bridgewater Canal in Salford. Commissioned by Salford City Council EST 1761 and Heritage Lottery Fund Events are scheduled to for each section of the project.

05 Mar 2017
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THE BRIDGEWATER CANAL BOOTHSTOWN WINTER

-4- Canal boats traditionally travel at 4 miles per hour, which roughly equates to the speed of a brisk walking pace, and this significantly determines how the waterway is experienced. It allows us time to observe, whilst travelling, in a way often lost to us in the modern era. It’s also a constant thread back to our ancestors, who also would have journeyed along the Bridgewater Canal with the same measured progress. Over the four seasons of the year, I’ll […]

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