Friends of the Montgomery Canal

The next  Montgomery Canal Triathlon will be held on Saturday 2nd May  2020

Entries open 'officially' on 1st November people can email   as soon as they want to say they plan to take part.


 For a 2020 Entry Form in pdf format.


   All events will be posted here when confirmed.

  23rd February    Saturday.        

         FMC Annual General Meeting.

Was held at 3.00pm in Pant Memorial Hall

The meeting was well attended and………

           After the meeting, Gareth Jones, Professional Lead Regeneration of Powys County Council

       gave a very interesting presentation on his experience of the Mon & Brec Canal and some views of  

                           what the restoration of the Montgomery Canal can bring to the area.

  2nd/3rd  March                      St David’s Day Walk

Meet outside the Waggon and Horses Pub on Canal Road Newtown at 10a.m.

If you would like to join us, it would help if you could let Christine Palin know

by the 22nd February.       or 01938 590039 .

Come and join us on this medium ability circular walk, which will incorporate part of the Severn Way.

After a slight ascend to take in lovely views, we will make our way to Freestone lock,

 pass by the Penarth Weir, and perhaps spot some beautiful birds on the Pwll Penarth

Nature Reserve, before strolling back to the pub.

Suitable footwear recommended as it could be muddy.

Parking is either on Lower Canal Road or on Dolafon Road

  28th April                      St George.s Day Walk

The walk is started at Llanymynech Visitor Centre car park,

meeting at 9.45am, for a 10.00am start.

It leaves there and climbs to Pant Village then down along a lane to do

a short section of canal towpath as far as Schoolhouse Bridge.

(The site of the latest fund-raising appeal.).

  18th May. Saturday.            Montgomery Canal Triathlon

(Click Here) for a Triathlon Leaflet.    

Sponsorship Form as pdf  (Click Here)  

Entrants Results Tables ( in pdf format ).

2019TriathlonResults 1-39.pdf      2019TriathlonResults 40-80.pdf    

2019TriathlonResults 81-120.pdf      2019TriathlonResults 121-159.pdf

2019TriathlonResults 160-199.pdf      2019TriathlonResults 200-242.pdf

   20th/21st  August                Lockwind New Marton Top Lock

  25th/26th  August.               Steam Rally, Onslow Park.

    1st  September             Sunday               Vintage Tea Party

Click here  for details.

   21st/22nd  September.     Transport Festival, Maritime Dock, Liverpool.

                                                 (Volunteers wanted to staff FoMC stand).

    13th October                    FMC Sunday Lunch

The Friends' Annual Sunday lunch was held at Lakeside Garthmyl.

    The Friends made a £5,000 donation to the Restore the Montgomery Canal! Appeal.

       The presentation was made at the group’s annual

    dinner when committee member Chris Bushnell presented

      an outsize cheque  to Michael Limbrey who chairs the

   appeal group.Michael Limbrey said, “This donation from

  the proceeds of the Montgomery Canal Triathlon, the major

    event on the canal, will be a real boost to our appeal to

   reopen the canal to mid-Wales.

    7th December                  Welshpool Winter Festival

Further event details will be posted here when confirmed.

Don’t forget to check the Montgomery Canal Diary Pages for other events.


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