2019 Montgomery Canal Photographic Exhibition: Newtown

The 2018 Montgomery Canal Photographic Exhibition has had a resounding success in Welshpool, and it is now your chance to see it.

Event details

2 February 2019 to 30 March 2019

9:30am - 7:00pm

Newtown Library

Montgomery Canal


Newtown Library

Park Lane
Newtown SY16 1EJ

This exhibition brings together photographs taken by members of the local community and beyond, as well as pictures covering the restoration including some archive ones.

It contains some great shots of structures and wildlife, as well as showing the mitigation measures that the Trust have put in place to get authorisation to restore the canal. It also contrasts past and current restoration of the canal being carried out by the Shropshire Union Canal Society volunteers.

The exhibition is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of the restoration of the Montgomery canal in Shropshire.

Another great way to enjoy the Montgomery Canal is to watch Life on the Monty, a short film that celebrates the wildlife, people and heritage of this beautiful canal, see if you can spot a young Prince of Wales re-opening the lock in Welshpool in the 1970’s.

Opening hours

Mon/Thurs/Fri: 9.30am-5.30pm, Tues: 9.30am-7.00pm,  Saturday 9.30am- 1pm, closed Wednesday and Sunday

Croft Mill Lift Bridge by Peter Carr Croft Mill Lift Bridge by Peter Carr