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The Week Ahead: Sunday 24th – Saturday 30th April 2022

Sunday 24th April: Canoes & Kayaks for hire at Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach. First hire 10am, last hire 2pm. Cost of 45 minute hire: Canadian canoe £10; Raft (two canoes) £15; Single kayak £5, Double kayak £10. Full details and conditions under “Canoe Hire” on this website. Tuesday 26th April: Work Party: Those wishing to...

Easter Bunny Fun Day 2022

Following on from the phenomenal success of last year’s “Spooky” Halloween event in Coed Gwilym Park, the Friends of Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach Heritage Centre and the Swansea Canal Society decided to host an Easter Fun Day. Mercifully, the weather today was glorious, with plenty of warm sun and none of the gales of last...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 17th – Saturday 23rd April 2022

Sunday 17th April Easter Bunny Fun Day Coed Gwilym Park   Tuesday 19th April: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. Volunteers should assemble at 9am at the Clydach Canal Centre, Hebron Road, Clydach. We will be scraping more mud from the canal and reinforcing...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 10th – Saturday 16th April 2022

Tuesday 12th April: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. Volunteers should assemble at 9am at the canoe store in Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach. We will be finishing the preparations for the 2022 canoe & kayak hire season at the store and clearing obstructions from...

The Week Ahead: 3rd – 9th April 2022

Tuesday 5th April: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. Volunteers should assemble at 9am in Clydach at either the Hidden Lock site or the canoe store in Coed Gwilym Park. We will be finishing the preparations for the 2022 canoe & kayak hire season...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 27th March – Saturday 2nd April 2022

Tuesday 29th March: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. Volunteers should assemble at 9am at the Clydach Canal Centre, Hebron Road, where we will tidy the site and clear the canal. Cake and hot drinks will be provided but you must bring your own...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 20th – Saturday 26th March 2022

Tuesday 22nd March: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. Volunteers should assemble at 9am at Trebanos Locks, where will continue with removing the trees from the cut downstream of the locks. Cake and hot drinks will be provided but you must bring your own...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 13th – Saturday 19th March 2022

Tuesday 15th March: Work Party: CHANGE OF PLAN Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. Volunteers should assemble at 9am at Trebanos Locks, where we will be removing three fallen trees from the canal. Cake and hot drinks will be provided but you must bring your own mug....

The Week Ahead: Sunday 6th – Saturday 12th March 2022

Tuesday 8th March: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. Volunteers should assemble at 9am at the Glan Rhyd Industrial Estate [Pontardawe SA8 3HZ] where we will continue to remove fallen branches and weed from the cut between Riverside and Ynysmeudwy [a boat will be...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 27th February – Saturday 5th March 2022

Tuesday 1st March: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. CHANGE OF VENUE: Volunteers should assemble at 9am at the Clydach Canal Centre, Hebron Road, Clydach to admire the new mural, plant fruit trees, build a retaining wall around the flowerbed, etc. Cake and hot drinks will...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 20th – Saturday 26th February 2022

Tuesday 22nd February: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. Volunteers should assemble at 9am at the Canoe Store in Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach. Duties will be split between refreshing the store, litter picking between the Mond and Pont John and pulling weed from the...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 13th – Saturday 19th February 2022

Tuesday 15th February : WORK PARTY CANCELLED, DUE TO AWFUL WEATHER.