March Heritage Talk

The Lost Wey to the Sea by Tony Pratt

Monday 13th March at 7.30 pm

in Southwick Community Centre

Members £3, non-members £5

A brief history of the inland waterway route from Portsmouth to London of which the Wey & Arun Canal is an important link. Old maps and photographs of the route and its features.

Examples of restoration activities on the canal both in still photographs and film clips from various sources. The latest developments and future plans. Reference to the documentary “The Lost Wey to the Sea” made in 2002 following a Victorian journey from the Thames to the Solent by J.B.Dashwood. Excerpts and stills from the making of the film.