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The Derby Canal , 59 minutes Produced by Laurence Hogg Productions, This video traces the origins of the Derby Canal and examines its route and features in detail before looking at the present-day restoration of the waterway which will bring boats back to the Canal. Modern-day footage is combined with a wealth of archive photographs to illustrate the rich waterway history of the city of Derby. Available on tape

Floating Castles , 1 hour 40 minutes Produced by Laurence Hogg Productions, The traditional art of painting roses and castles is explained and demonstrated by Tony Lewery in this video. Suitable for beginners and experts alike. The video also shows examples of former boat dock painters work, and the detail discussed. Available on tape DVD

The Four Counties Ring , 0 minutes Produced by VideoActive, tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon

The Foxton Inclined Plane 100th Celebration , Released in 2001, 25 minutes Produced by Phantom Productions Ltd, A guided tour of the site of the inclined plane and demonstrations of how it worked. Available on tape

Fred on Water , Released in 2003, 1 hour 13 minutes Produced by Visionimpact, The 2002 canal journey of Fred Talbot, the TV weather presenter, including the Ribble Link, Lancaster Canal, Anderton Boat Lift and the Falkirk Wheel. Available on tape

The Grand Union Canal - Leicester Section , 0 minutes Produced by VideoActive, tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon

The Grand Union Canal - Southern Section , Released in 1994, 0 minutes Produced by VideoActive, tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon

The Great Ouse & River Cam , Released in 2005, 1 hour 10 minutes Produced by VideoActive, A voyage from Denver to Bedford and up the Cam to Cambridge. Available on DVD

Heart of England Route , 0 minutes Produced by VideoActive, tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon

Historic Narrowboats , 0 minutes Produced by VideoActive, tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon

Humber Energy (Aire & Calder Navigation , 32 minutes Produced by IA Recordings, This video follows Captain Jim Pearson as he steers a John H Whitaker tanker 'Humber Energy' from Immingham up the Aire & Calder Navigation to Leeds with a load of 550 tonnes. There is a commentary from John Pearson to accompany the film. Available on tape

The Impossible Dream - the story of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal , Released in 2001, 56 minutes Produced by British Waterways, The story of the restoration of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, narrated by Timothy West. Available on tape

Inland Waterways , 1 hour 5 minutes Produced by Laurence Hogg Productions, A collection of three British Transport films. "There go the boats" "Inland Waterways" "Bridge of song" Available on tape

The Jam 'Ole Run , Released in 1998, 1 hour 26 minutes Produced by SK Productions, This video follows the 2nd re-enactment of the week-long run from the midlands coalfields to Kearley and Tonge's jam factory in London, covering 246 miles and 194 locks, which finished in 1970. Available on tape

A Journey Down The Bristol Avon , 0 minutes Produced by Heritage Video Films Ltd, Starting in the foothills of the Cotswolds and continuing down through Malmesbury, Tetbury, Bradford-On-Avon, Bath and finally Bristol. Available on tape. Order on video tape from Amazon

A Journey Down The River Nene , Released in 1997, 0 minutes Produced by Heritage Video Films Ltd, tape. Order on video tape from Amazon

A Journey Down The River Severn , Released in 1995, 0 minutes Produced by Heritage Video Films Ltd, tape. Order on video tape from Amazon

A Journey Down The River Thames , 0 minutes Produced by Heritage Video Films Ltd, tape. Order on video tape from Amazon

A Journey Down The Stratford Canal , 0 minutes Produced by Heritage Video Films Ltd, tape. Order on video tape from Amazon

Journeys on the BCN - Dudley to Walsall (Part 8) , 58 minutes Produced by Laurence Hogg Productions, Starting in Dudley we cruise the main line & the Walsall canal looking at all the branches and features both in the past and today Available on tape DVD

Journeys on the BCN - The Wyrley Route (Part 9) , 58 minutes Produced by Laurence Hogg Productions, Once our busiest commercial waterway! We look at the past prosperity and today's remains of this diverse waterway route. Available on tape DVD

The Kennet & Avon Canal (Part 1 ) , 0 minutes Produced by VideoActive, Reading to the Summit Available on tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon

The Kennet & Avon Canal (Part 2 ) , 0 minutes Produced by VideoActive, The Summit to Bristol Available on tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon

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