Caldon 40 weekend activities confirmed

Information about the Caldon 40 celebrations, marking the anniversary of the reopening of the canal in 1974, is now online.

CUCT in partnership with Inland Waterways Association and the Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership will be hosting a series of events over the weekend 26-28th September 2014.

The main public events over the weekend will be a showing of historic films about the Caldon Canal at the Foxlowe Arts Centre in Leek on the Friday evening and a community day at Cheddleton on the Sunday, including a recreation of the ceremony, 40 years to the day in 1974, when the Caldon Canal was reopened to navigation at Top Lock (no. 13.)