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Friends of The Canal Museum

Volunteering

There are many opportunities for volunteering at the Canal Museum.

 

Currently we have volunteer teams assisting staff with the care of the museum boat Sculptor, curatorial care and new displays (mainly over the winter months), guiding visitors and providing information, working with schools and giving talks and demonstrations of canal crafts such as 'roses and castles painting', crochet and lace making, rag rug making and ropework. If you have a few hours to spare and would be interested in becoming a more active member please contact us at volunteers@friendsofcanalmuseum.org.uk

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Our event sub-committees also welcome new members to assist with the organisation of  events, especially our award winning Village at War Weekend in September each year.

Please contact us at volunteers@friendsofcanalmuseum.org.uk

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"Excellent place to visit, informative with very friendly staff, Brian Mayland went out of his way to talk to us and explained some of the exhibits to my 11 yr old with a clear passion for all things canal related. Thank you Brian."

 

Trip Advisor

(Brian is the volunteer in our header photo!)

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