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Macmillan Coffee Morning – 26th September 2019

A Macmillan coffee morning will be held at no 2 Canal Street, the Stourbridge Navigation Trust  Board room, on Thursday 26th September 11.00 am – 12.30 pm. The Boardroom is upstairs in the office block directly opposite the Bonded Warehouse itself.

Everyone is welcome to attend this local contribution to what is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer. People all over the UK  host their own Coffee Mornings and donations on the day are made to Macmillan who do good work in understanding the support people with cancer need to live their lives as fully as they can. From the moment of diagnosis and whenever we’re most needed,  they there to help people find their best way through. Their  help is totally focused on each individual person, so everyone receives the support that’s best for them.

There will be lots of home-made cakes on offer to enjoy over a cup of coffee.

A  craft group that hire the Boardroom on a weekly basis are hosting it and Heide the Trust Manager will also be helping them provide an enjoyable session in aid of a very worthwhile cause so please pop in if you are passing by and indeed if you want to bake a cake to donate to the event that would be very much appreciated. Free Carparking !

2019 Open Weekend – October 19th & 20th

This year the Trust will be staging the 36th annual Open Weekend. The event which runs from 10 am until 5 pm on both days will attract many canal boats which will be moored along the historic Stourbridge Canal.

There is free admission to the site and there are a number of attractions which include classic vehicles, traction engines, amusements, canal boat trips, fairground organs and a craft fair in the Bonded Warehouse. We are also planning more food outlets to cater for a range of tastes as well of course as the beer tent and live music.

Mark your diaries now so that you can attend this wonderful local event with something for all the family.

Public parking needs to be found ‘on street’ in nearby locations within easy walking distance of the Bonded Warehouse site.

Bank Holiday Day Trip to Kinver – August 26th 2019

A 7.5 hour return trip to the lovely historic village of Kinver along the Stourbridge and Staffs & Worcs. canal.

The Blackcountry Man boat departs the Bonded Warehouse at 10.00am and returns at approximately 6.00pm with a two hour stop off at Kinver at lunchtime beside the popular Vine Inn. A  Full Bar service is also available on board.

Adults £13 / Senior citizens & children £12 / Family Ticket £42. Free parking at the Bonded Warehouse.

Tel: 01384 375912 / 07889 908090  or Register your Interest Using the new “online ” Booking Enquiry Form by Clicking on the Icon on the right of the page.

Street Food Affair – Friday 26th July

Street Food Affair is back at the Bonded Warehouse once again, hosted on the cobbled street , bringing together the community for a late summer evening with delicious street food, bars, live entertainment from amazing local musicians. The Twilight Makers  and Vintage Market is also back inside the Bonded Warehouse itself.

If you haven’t attended a Street Food Affair previously, a number of video clips were professionally taken and the short video record of the event can be seen using the following link – Street Food at the Bonded Warehouse – we hope that you enjoy the video and hope that it will inspire you to come to future events (keep a look out on our Forthcoming Events webpage for dates currently scheduled for the remainder of 2019).

Following on from the great success of previous Street Food Affair events we are inviting people to join us again on Friday 26th July from 4.00pm until 9.00pm at the beautiful and historic Bonded Warehouse, just a short walk from Stourbridge town centre and with free parking available nearby .

The event will take place come rain or shine.

A small entrance fee of £1 for adults with the kids going in free.

Wherever possible Street Food Affair also aims to support local businesses and musicians. We would encourage any local food traders, musicians, artists and makers to get in touch via our website at http://www.streetfoodaffair.co.uk/to explore how we can work together at this and future events.

Street Food Affair – Friday 16th August

This  event  takes place at the beautiful and historic Bonded Warehouse, a short walk from Stourbridge town centre. Following on from much success  we are inviting people to join us again on Friday 16th August 4.00pm – 9.00pm.

The event will take place come rain or shine outside on the cobbled street.

Street Food Affair is held on the cobbled street of the Bonded Warehouse and brings together the community for a summer evening with delicious Street Food, bars , live entertainment from amazing local musicians and the Twilight Art, Craft and Vintage Market.

A small entrance fee of £1 for adults with the kids going in free.

Wherever possible Street Food Affair also aims to support local businesses and musicians. We would encourage any local food traders, musicians, artists and makers to get in touch via our website at http://www.streetfoodaffair.co.uk/to explore how we can work together at this and future events.

 

 

 

Stourbridge Model Railway Exhibition – 18th and 19th May 2019

Stourbridge Railway Society are once again holding their annual two day Model Railway Exhibition at the Bonded Warehouse. There will be model railway layouts of various sizes and gauges to view plus modelling demonstrations, showing the many facets of the model railway hobby and methods of creating a lifelike railway in miniature form.

There will be model railway equipment for sale both new and second-hand by various traders.

The Bonded Warehouse building being Grade II listed means there are no disabled facilities or lift for the upper floors. However, disabled access and a disabled toilet is provided in the Basement exhibition area only.

The Exhibition is open on Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 10am-4.30pm.

Adults: £3.50, Child/OAP: £2, Family (2+2): £10. Free parking is available in Canal Street.

The event is organised by the Stourbridge Railway Society.

Light refreshments are available in the Coffee Bar.

Street Food Affair – Friday 6th September

This  event  takes place at the beautiful and historic Bonded Warehouse, a short walk from Stourbridge town centre. Following on from much success  we are inviting people to join us again on Friday 6th September 4.00pm – 9.00pm.

The event will take place come rain or shine outside on the cobbled street.

Street Food Affair is held on the cobbled street of the Bonded Warehouse and brings together the community for a summer evening with delicious Street Food, bars , live entertainment from amazing local musicians and the Twilight Art, Craft and Vintage Market.

A small entrance fee of £1 for adults with the kids going in free.

Wherever possible Street Food Affair also aims to support local businesses and musicians. We would encourage any local food traders, musicians, artists and makers to get in touch via our website at http://www.streetfoodaffair.co.uk/to explore how we can work together at this and future events.

 

Free Canal Walking & Cycling event by Sustrans – 1st June.

Come and explore the local Stourbridge Canal Arm by taking part in the free Sustrans led walk and bike ride starting at the Bonded Warehouse on Saturday 1st June.

The walk sets off at 11.00am for approximately 2 hours and the bike ride starts at 1.30pm again for about 2 hours.

Sustrans believe that the local canal network offers an excellent place for the community to explore and get in touch with nature whilst being active and staying healthy. You will be able to discover hidden habitats in the local community whilst travelling on part of the areas industrial heritage.

These activities are funded by Transport for West Midlands supported by Active Black County and delivered by Sustrans, with the aim of raising awareness of the improved canal towpaths in the Black Country.

Led rides: Participants are required to bring their own bike. The route will be mostly along canal towpaths, so hybrid/mountain bikes are appropriate. Participants are also advised to bring a mobile phone, water, and weather-appropriate clothing and footwear. Adult participants are responsible for the safety of their own bikes. Children must be accompanied by an adult and are required to wear a helmet at all times, unless parental consent is given in writing. Children’s bikes must be roadworthy and safe. Infants carried on the ride must be able to support their upper body (typically over one year old). Please bring refreshments if you think you will require them on the ride. Participants should declare any medical conditions to the ride leader in advance. Riders with acute conditions may need to provide information in case they require assistance on the ride.

Led walks: Participants are advised to bring a mobile phone, water, and weather-appropriate clothing and footwear. Walkers should declare any medical conditions to the walk leader in advance. Those with acute conditions may need to provide information in case they require assistance on the walk. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring refreshments if you think you will require them during the session.

For information on both of the events and to reserve your place, visit the Eventbrite website:

The led walk is here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/explore-the-canal-tickets-60047465586
and the Cycle ride is here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/explore-the-canal-by-bike-tickets-60047644120

If you have any questions regarding the events or for any additional information please contact: Mitchell.robinson@tfwm.org.uk

Coal and Canal Presentation Evening – 15th November.

A night out with a difference is being held down at The Bonded Warehouse on Friday 15th November at 7.30pm – tickets bookable direct from Brian Langtry only please on the advertised number or simply turn up on the door.

“Coal and Canals” is an exciting new production using film, narration and songs performed by the five piece group “The Zouch Band”. It tells the stories, heritage, history and culture of these two seminal industries documented by complementary song and spoken word – how they were born, developed and died.

The show is entirely self contained, being performed with verve, energy and emotion involving the audience in the  unfolding important story lines. It is performed by playwright, director and film-maker, Brain Langtry, founder and long time member of one of the Black Country’s  favourite “folkies” Giggetty.

Tickets £10 – to reserve you place at what is likely to be a popular show call Brian directly on 01530 416251 or buy them on the door.