Friends of The Canal Museum

Council 2020/2021

There are currently four elected Trustees. An ex-officio seat is held by the Museum Manager. Meetings are normally held monthly at The Canal Museum. At present these are being held on-line due to CV-19.


Trustee & Chairman, Publicity & Awards/Grants, Website & Social Media

Lynda Payton

[email protected]

[email protected] 


Trustee & Vice-Chairman

Lorna York (also member of Sculptor and Curatorial Team)


Treasurer, Governance & Trustee

Laura Sturrock

[email protected]

[email protected]


Newsletter Editor and Trustee

Kathryn Dodington (also member of Curatorial Team and Sculptor Team)

editor at friendsofcanalmuseum.org.uk


Minutes Secretary



Membership Secretary



Other Council Members

Museum Manager (ex. officio seat)


If you are interested in learning more about the work of the Council or would like to apply to be a Trustee please contact the Chairman for a nomination form. Elections take place at the AGM each year.


There are sub-committees with non-elected members who assist with runnng events and these always welcome new members. To express interest in joining please e-mail us.


Currently we have a vacancy for a Minutes & Membership Secretary. You don't need to be a Trustee to fill this post. We will welcome you in any capacity.


Trustee Meetings are currently taking place on-line due to Covid 19.





Kathryn Dodington

Trustee, Newsletter Editor, Sculptor  & CuratorialTeam

Lynda Payton

Chaiman, Trustee,

Publicity &

Awards/Grants, Website &

Social Media


Lorna York



& Sculptor

Volunteer Team

Laura Sturrock

Governance, Treasurer & Trustee


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