Category Archives: Forthcoming Events

Friendly Neighbourhood Cinema Showcases “The Exorcist” – 30th October

“Friendly Neighbourhood Cinema visits the haunted Bonded Warehouse for a spooky, Devil’s Night screening of the horror classic The Exorcist.  This spine tingling movie is preceded by a special Stourbridge screening of Who Put Bella In The Wych-Elm?: The Untold Secrets. £7 Standard – Wednesday 30th October

7pm Entry 

7:30pm  Who Put Bella In The Wych-Elm?: The Untold Secrets

8:30pm The Exorcist 

Full Licenced Bar.  Free  Carparking. No Disabled Access. 

Tickets Available Online Now via Facebook, or


Stourbridge Railway Society & Stourbridge SVR Association 2019 Meeting Programme

The programme of meetings  for the second half of 2019 on the  dates shown below at 7.30pm are as follows:

Stourbridge Railway Society


“PICTURES FROM THE ARTHER DODD COLLECTION”  Mike Dodd presents UK pictures from the 1950’s and 60’s.


“Speaker to be confirmed”


“RAILWAY PHOTOGRAPHY” Presented by Jack Boskett.



All Meetings of the Society are held at:-


Admission £2 Inclusive of Light Refreshments.

All are Welcome. For further information; Contact Chris Dyche on 01384 375582

Severn Valley Railway Association [Stourbridge Branch]

The programme of meetings  for the second half of 2019 on the  dates shown below at 7.30pm are as follows:


“WHAT & WHERE?” – Presented by Pete Stamper.


“WHAT’S NEW ON THE RAILWAY SCENE?” – Presented by Bob Sweet.


Speaker to be advised. 


“JOURNEY DOWN THE WELSH MARCHES” – Presented by David Postle

NB There will NOT be a meeting in January 2020 – the first meeting of the year will be on Wednesday February 5th.

Admission £2 Inclusive of Light Refreshments.

All are Welcome. For further information; Contact Chris Dyche on 01384 375582


Friday Night is Music Night – 2019 Schedule

Come and join us for an evening cruise to Stourton with musical entertainment and a Fish & Chip Supper.  We leave the Bonded Warehouse at 7.30 pm and return around 10.15 pm  You will cruise the Canal to the sound of either a Country & 60’s, Rock N’ Roll, or Jazz Band: we pick up pre-ordered Fish & Chips along the way, turn around at the top of Stourton Locks and return to the Bonded Warehouse.  There is a Bar on board selling a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks along with Tea & Coffee.

Only 40 seats per trip so don’t delay. Tickets £18 with Fish &  Chip Supper.

Music Night Dates For 2019

  • April 26th               P Body’s Rock “N” Roll
  • 3rd May                  “Remembering George Formby”
  • 10th May                 Sax Appeal
  • 17th May                 MoTown night
  • 24th May                 ABBA night
  • 7th June                  50’s & Country
  • 14th June                Jazz on the Cut
  • 28th June                Sax Appeal
  • 5th July                    P Body Rock “N” Roll
  • 12th July                  MoTown night
  • 19th July                  50’s and Country
  • 2nd August              P Body Rock “N” Roll
  • 16th August            “Remembering George Formby”
  • 23rd August            MoTown night
  • 30th August            Jazz on the Cut
  • 13th September     Sax Appeal
  • 20th September     P Body’s Rock “N” Roll

Looking for an unusual party venue?

The whole Blackcountry Man boat can be booked for that special party.  If you have a birthday, family occasion or just fancy something a little different – various trip durations are available.

Ring for a quote: 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 and we’ll get back to you.


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.

Winter Street Food Affair / Twilight Market – Friday 6th December

The Winter Street Food Affair and festive Twilight Market are back at the Bonded Warehouse on Canal Street, Stourbridge. Starts at 2.00pm and ends at 8.00pm. £1 entry per adult. Children free admission.

Expect a festive celebration with delicious street food and winter warmers including hot chocolate, warm cocktails and gin. Visit the Twilight Market to pick up unique and handmade Xmas gifts from talented local artists and makers.

This is an outdoor event so please do wrap up warm.

If you are a local musician who would like to perform please get in touch with Street Food Affair (not the Bonded Warehouse).

Contact to enquire about an indoor or outdoor Twilight Market stall.

Santa Canal Boat Trips.

We are pleased to announce that Santa has enjoyed a good rest since last year and is already preparing  for his visit to the Bonded Warehouse in 2019 ! (it will soon be here !). He has asked us to let you know when he is coming and looks forward to seeing previous visitors and new children on the following dates:

Santa Trip boats will be running on the following days and times:

   Saturday / Sunday – 14th / 15th December.

  Saturday / Sunday – 21st / 22nd December.

  Monday 23rd December

On each of these full weekend days we will be running boats departing promptly at 10.45am / 11.30am / 12.15pm / 2.00pm / 2.45pm / 3.30pm / 4.15pm and 5.00pm.

On the Monday  trips the first Santa Boat will depart at 10.45am and then at 11.30am / 12.15pm / 2.00pm with the final departure of the season leaving at 2.45pm.

Tickets are priced at £9.50 each (Child: Boat Trip, Santa Experience & Present . Adult: Boat Trip, Santa Experience, Mince Pie and Drink).

Based on last years experience early booking is essential so to reserve your places call the Heide the Trust Manager and Chief Elf on 01384 395216.


Free parking available onsite.