WHARF CANAL  By Simon Dell

WHARF CANAL By Simon Dell

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SIMON DELL: Currently a Director and Co-ordinator of Moorland Guides with over twenty books to his name. Retired as a full-time police constable after 30 years’ service in September 2007. Has since led the volunteer policing teams throughout the Devon and Cornwall area in respect to wildlife crime. In 1997 awarded the MBE for services to the community and mountain rescue, Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in 2003 with several other awards to his name along with playing in the local town band or with the band of the South Wales Police.

TALK: Tavistock Canal celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2017 and this was marked by an historical booklet being published about the canal by Simon along with guided walks alongside this local waterway. Come and hear of the history of the canal, the reasons for its construction and how it fitted into the local mining industry. The canal and its mining connection in West Devon is the very reason why Tavistock is Devon's only World Heritage Town so come and learn about our heritage here in Tavistock.

DatesTickets
Mon 23rd Sep12pm
Prices
All Tickets £6.00
FOTW Conc Single £5.00

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