Canalside Heritage Centre

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Enchanted Waters

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Join us in the city centre to celebrate Light Night. Working in partnership the Heritage Centre will be part of the enchanted display on the canal. Explore images of the canal in days gone by, historic film footage, and the amazing atmosphere of the canal in darkness.

23rd Feb Read more

Discovering the Historic Decor of your Home

11:00AM - 1:30PM

Join Peter Saunders and find out how historians can uncover the history of homes and buildings through the decoration and design. Learn some tricks of the trade to find out how your home might have looked once, and listen to the fascinating story of Peters own home in which he has diligently recreated its earlier history. Discover some of the secrets of our very own canalside heritage centre wall paper and its astonishing counterpart... A welcoming hot drink on arrival, followed by a delicious two course lunch and a glass of wine after the lecture. Booking essential 01559 221773 tickets £25.

26th Feb Read more

Wander the Waterways

11:00AM - 3:30PM

Join us for a wander around Beeston’s waterways and discover some fascinating local stories and uncover some of the area’s natural beauty.

27th Feb Read more

Yin Yoga Class with Yvonne Patrick Yoga

7:15PM - 8:30PM

​Join Yvonne Patrick for yoga in our beautiful Weir View Room.

27th Feb Read more

Learn something new

Learn something new, or practise an existing skill with one of our classes in our Weir View Room, overlooking the gardens, the river Trent and the meadows beyond. 

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteer walk leaders as they take you on a stroll through the present and the past of the local area, see some of the hidden history and wildlife on a bite-sized wander around the confluence of the river and canal.