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Christmas to
end February
Closed

March
Seven days a week,
10.00 - 4.00

April to late October
Seven days a week,
9.00 - 5.00

Late October to Christmas
Tuesday-Sunday,
10.00 - 4.00

Site updated
4 December 2017

AUDLEM MILL

on the Shropshire Union Canal in south Cheshire

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Historic Boats


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ABACUS DESIGNS

needlework kits and crafts



EVENTS AT AUDLEM MILL
2018

Paintings and embroidered pictures by
Sheila M Webster
Permanent exhibition by Audlem artist

Canal Art Exhibition
Paintings, linocuts and photographs by at least 15 artists
2 weeks each side of Easter

Steam Punk Costume
Exhibition by Audlem costume maker Monique Hollinshead
Spring - dates to be confirmed

Canal Linocuts
Exhibition by Eric Gaskell
16 July - 18 August

Gathering of Historic Boats
About 35 ex-working boats
28/29 July

GATHERING OF HISTORIC BOATS

Audlem     29/30 July 2017



This event is now one of the most popular gatherings of historic ex-working boats in Britain, having started in 2009.  We will have at least 30 narrow boats, dating from the 1900s through to 1960.  Some are restored to their original carrying condition, but others are converted with cabins for living or holidaying on. The boats will stretch from the main road bridge to the bottom of the flight of locks.


At the canal wharf you will see Saturn, a 1906 Shropshire Union Canal fly boat, which often worked from Audlem, carrying cheeses and other goods loaded from the canal warehouse (now the Shroppie Fly pub).  Fly boats were timetabled to work round the clock, with horses regularly changed along the route, and crews less frequently!


The event is free to attend.  Please do not try to park at the canal wharf, as there is no public parking, but use the field by the canal bridge, just by the A529 turn to Market Drayton.


If you would like to enter your histotic boat, please phone 01270 811059,

or email info@audlemmill.co.uk