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-
We’ll then turn around and follow the tow-
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)
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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