Pete’s MONTGOMERY CANAL Web-
Diary page for:-
July 7th/8th . Sat/Sun.
SUCS. Montgomery Work Party at Redwith.
For more information, please contact :-
Mike Friend on 01948 880723 or mobile on 07909 912611
Also on -
July 7th/8th . Sat/ Sun.
Pool Quay Canal Festival.
The Festival is to be held in the grounds of Crowther Hall Welshpool SY21 9JU and
canal side around Crowther Hall Lock .
Sat. July 7th -
Free Admission , from 10am -
Children have canoeing, fishing, pond-
keep them occupied.
Boat owners demonstrate their boat handling skills and do their best to win in a decorated
Tony Lewery, well-
Canal restoration photographs by Harry Arnold MBE, the well-
and author are on display in ‘Restoration Corner’.
Music throughout the day includes the 20-
with folk music from ‘just about everywhere’; the Bordermen, with songs from the 60s & 70s;
and the Rob Cook Williams Band with rock, jazz, blues and Rob’s original music.
All these plus radio-
canal society and other stalls, food and beer tent add up to an unforgettable day.
Members of ceilidh band 5 Speed Box entertain at a Saturday evening barbecue which starts at 7.30pm.
Tickets in advance from Maggie Ellis on 01938 590543.
Sunday 8th July -
Free Admission, from 10am -
The vicar of St. John's leads a canalside service at 10.30am followed by a boat blessing.
The Tony Lewery art exhibition and Harry Arnold MBE restoration photographic exhibition
are open. Crowther Hall Lock Cottage has its 'open day' from 12noon -
Like the 2008 and 2009 canal rallies in Welshpool, most of the boats at the Festival will be trailable –
visiting to join the small number of local boats which stay on this land-
For further information or :-
If you would like to help, or would like to have a stall or bring another attraction,
please contact Maggie Ellis on 01938 590543 or e-
28th July -
WRG. Summer camps on the Montgomery Canal.
See the WRG web-
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