A couple of old ceramic jugs have come to my notice lately, one very collectable, the other quite common, but both perhaps offering something to canal history and the folk arts of the canals in particular. ...More
A personal and thought provoking angle on a wide range of waterways topics
Off The Mainline by Tony Lewery
Tony Lewery is a well known waterways author, a regular contributor to the waterways press and acknowledged expert on canal art and heritage.
For over ten years Tony has been writing these 'Off The Mainline' features for Canal Junction, taking a personal and thought provoking angle on a wide range of waterways topics and events, all accompanied by his own original photographs or artwork. They are intended to encourage discussion and Tony is pleased to hear your views.
There are eighteen separate pieces of art sited around Ellesmere at present with more to come later this year. They all, therefore, impact on the canal environment in some way and therefore have relevance to those of us whose prime concern is with the historic canal heritage. ...More