This may interest you. If you haven’t seem Phil’s presentation, do try and get here. It’s well worth a watch.
Birmingham Lads and Friends:
A musical presentation, accompanied by many illustrations, revealing the story of the beginnings and rise of the Birmingham Canal Navigations and its effects on Birmingham, the Black Country and the wider area. It tells of the folk who worked the canals and investigates their decline and subsequent renaissance.
By Phil Clayton of the Birmingham Canal Navigations Society at the Gunmakers Arms on Bath Street, Birmingham on Tuesday 17 October at 19:00
Book via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/birmingham-lads-and-friends-tickets-37449606782