The Steamship Freshspring, alongside at Bideford Quay, officially opens to the public on Sunday 7th April 2019. With on board activities, Freshspring makes an ideal, cost effective family attraction with the sights, sounds and smells of a working steamship. Our volunteers have been working in all weathers to get her looking great for her visitors,…
Blog > March 2019
The Chair of the Trust was guest speaker at a U3A lunch last Wednesday. It is always valuable to speak to local groups as it encourages membership and volunteering. Some 50 people attended and a positive outcome was that we have a further talk booked for The Barnstaple Probus group.
John Puddy was guest speaker at The Steamboat Association (SBA) AGM on the 2nd March. The event is a major occasion in the SBA calendar with around 100 people attending. The SS Freshspring story started with SBA in 2010 when their newsletter included a piece about a steamship being scrapped. The ship in question was SS Freshspring. We know the rest!