Work Party ‘date, location and tasks’ information page


Work Party:

SUNDAY 23rd June 2024

Work location: Honing Staithe – Map to location available HERE
Meeting time & location: 09:30hrs at the unit, Spa Common.   approx 10:00hrs at the WP location
Objective: Remove tree from staithe channel.  Grass cuting and general maintenace around the area

Anybody wishing to volunteer with the Trust, we ask that you undertake a Health & Safetly, Risk Awareness Induction (Insurance requirement).

This briefing meeting can be arranged with you at a mutually agreed time.

If interested in volunteering please CONTACT US  via our email account HERE


All dates are subject to the canal owners confirmation.  There may be changes to the dates as the year progresses and/or additional parties are added.

Planned work party dates:                     

SUNDAY Location THURSDAY Location
27th June
7th July 11th July
21st July 25th July
4th August 11th August
18th August 22nd August
1st September festival preparation 5th & 6th September festival preparation
7th & 8th Sepember The Canal Festival Monday 9th September festival clearance
15th September   19th September
29th September   3rd October

If you wish to attend please send the Work Party Co-Ordinator an email using the form on our ‘Contact Us’ page

Please get in touch by email if interested in helping as ‘safety gear’ needs to be arranged for all volunteers.      

The Trust welcomes new volunteers to help in all areas of work including:

the maintenance of canal banks – grass seed sowing – tree and shrub cutting – maintenance and repair of canal structures  and the maintenance of trust mechanical equipment

Please follow requests from our volunteers who will only ask you to move if you or your property are at risk.