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BIATS AGM – Mon 11th Dec – Review of the future of the Society

BIATS – Industrial Archaeology The BIATS AGM will be held on Monday 11th December at 2.30pm in the Barnwood S&SC Pavilion. Read more about the decisions faced by the Society regarding their future on their Section page and get in

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BIATS Outing – Canal Walk – Wed 2nd Aug 2017

BIATS Wednesbury Old Canal Walk – Wednesday 2nd August 2017 Our traditional Midlands canal walk will again be led by our former Chairperson & Secretary John Foley. This time we will be walking mainly on tow-paths, good tracks and pavements

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BIATS Trip – Dean Forest Railway – 19th July

Join BIATS on their outing to the Dean Forest Railway on Wednesday 19th July.  Enjoy a couple of train rides, a look round the museum at Norchard and a short walk at Parkend, along with a pub lunch at Whitecroft

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BIATS Walk – Forest of Dean – Sun 30th April

The Barnwood Industrial & Transport Society (BIATS) begins their spring programme with a walk in the Forest of Dean looking at some of the old mining sites and railway routes in the Howbeach, Moseley Green and New Fancy areas. This

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RMA Newsletter April-May 2017

The Retired Members Association Newsletter for April & May 2017 has just been published and sent to members.  Unfortunately there was an issue during printing which means that some of the pages are missing.  The newsletter can be downloaded and

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BIATS Walk – Thu 25th Aug – Wolverhampton Canals

Barnwood Industrial Archaeology & Transport Society There is a BIATS trip to the Wolverhampton and Brimingham Canals on Thursday 25ths August 2016.  A guided walk lead by John Foley to look at Railway interchange wharves, water supply and associated features

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RMA Lunch Talk – Yellowstone National Park – Tue 13th June

The next lunch meeting will be Tuesday 14th June and features a talk by Philip Mugridge on “The Yellowstone National Park”. Philip Mugridge is a renowned wildlife photographer from the Forest of Dean and he will be talking about his

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BIATS Walk – Sun 15th May – Gloucester Railway & Tramroad

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A walk covering development of separate railway stations as a result of competition between the Great Western Railway and Midland Railway.  Also follows part of the route of the Gloucester-Cheltenham Tramroad, which gave Cheltenham a vital trade route to and

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RMA Lunch Talk – Ifakara Bakery Project – 10th May

RMA LUNCH TALKS TUESDAY 10TH MAY 2pm IN THE PAVILION THE IFAKARA BAKERY PROJECT AND THE FREE BREAD FUNDS – TANZANIA The RMA (Retired members Association) regularly meet at Barnwood for lunch in the restaurant followed by a talk in

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BIATS Talk – The Khyber Pass…or Bust!

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BIATS – The Barnwood Industrial Archaeology & Transport Society – are meeting on Monday 14th March 2016 at 7.30pm in the pavilion for an illustrated talk by Peter Berry on The Khyber Pass…or Bust!   “The opportunity arose, whilst hostilities

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