Friends of the Montgomery Canal


FRIENDS  EVENTS 2019.

   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.    christinepalin.btinternet.com       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 starting 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.).

We’ll then turn around and follow the tow-path back to Llanymynech.

The route is 4 miles long and is over varied terrain, some parts are

quite challenging, with tree roots and a number of stiles to climb,

and, a steep gradient uphill.

If it rains, it will be muddy, so walking poles and good footwear

will be required.

The walk will finish at the Bradford Arms. Llanymynech where lunch

can be booked through the organiser Alan Roberts on 07452 956344 .


  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


    7th September                   Vintage Tea Party


    13th October                    FMC Sunday Lunch


    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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