FRIENDS OF THE CANAL MUSEUM

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Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire

ALL SET FOR BUMPER 10TH FAMILY FESTIVAL...

Plans are well advanced for our 10th Family Festival on 13th-14th June. Originalled named the Open Weekend and then Gala Weekend, the award winning event has been held every June since 2006.

Information on what is planned this year, trader & boat booking forms and links to reports of previous years can be found on the Family Festival page.

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New Sister Mary Exhibit now on show

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Dr Della Sadler-Moore [left] and Lorna York unveil the story of the canals long distance boatmen and families consultant – Sister Mary Ward, BEM.
Lorna York and Della Sadler-Moore, with help from David Blagrove have researched and developed an exciting new display about the life of Sister Mary Ward, nurse to the boat families who lived here in Stoke Bruerne. During the course of research, Lorna & Della uncovered new information which was previously unknown. Wolverhampton University funded the panels through Dr Della’s research into “Care on the Cut” which have replaced older interpretation with an accurate timeline and re discovered black and white images.

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