Archive for January, 2010

Canal art

Here are some of the latest photos from the Building Bridges project workshops. Some great art has been created by the participants over just a few weeks. We are now eagerly awaiting the artists designs for the final piece which we should get a glimpse of at the end of this month. Watch this space.


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Follow the Building Bridges Art project at http://bridge51.wordpress.com

Paul and Brian – the artists working with Fairbridge – will keep you up to date as to what’s happening and any new developments as they happen.

Go have a look, leave a comment – have your say.

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STOP PRESS: This year’s Rochdale Canal Festival will be taking place between Saturday 24th July and Sunday 1st August. Why not be part of the Festival and register an activity. For more information about last year’s Festival and to download the activity registration forms go to  http://www.thewaterwaystrust.org.uk/projects/rochdale

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Walk yourself fit

The Guardian have included a 7km Manchester City Centre Rochale Canal route in their Walk Yourself Fit series. Check out http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/jan/11/walk-guide-rochdale-canal-manchester and get walking.

To make it even more enjoyable why not take a look at www.hearmanchester.com and download one of a series of audios helping you explore the Rochdale Canal and the rich history of Manchester.

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