Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month (September to April) at Milton Keynes Irish Centre (map below) Manor Fields, Watling Street, Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes MK2 2HX There is a licensed bar and there is plenty of car parking.
The Centre opens its doors at 7.30pm and the talks seldom get under way before 8.00pm. There is a voluntary £2 per head admission fee to cover the cost of the venue hire and also speaker's expenses when needed. But the entry fee does include a raffle ticket - so it is possible to come home in profit!
Thursday 19th December 2019
IWA Milton Keynes Branch Christmas Social:
Pre-booked ticket event. Details to be announced at Branch meetings and on the Branchweb site.
Thursday 16th January 2020
Grain Trade to Coxes Mill:
Tam and Di Murrell operated a pair of narrow boats carrying lime products for Roses Marmalade. They then turned their attention to transporting grain by barge from Tilbury to Coxes Mill on the Wey Navigation. Eventually they operated three coasters in and around the Thames estuary. Di will tell us of their exploits.
Thursday 20th February 2020
IWA Milton Keynes Branch Annual General Meeting - Agenda will be published in the January edition of TPT.
Followed by Athina Becket with an update on the Buckingham Canal, where Bridge 1 is being restored. Find out the latest on the project, now gathering pace.
FMeetings are held at the Milton Keynes Irish Centre, Manor Fields, Watling Street, Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes MK2 2HX. The Centre is approached from an access road off Watling Street, almost opposite Dobbies Garden Centre on the opposite side of the road, and the access road is signposted Bletchley Rugby Club as well as MK Irish Centre. View or download a map of the Irish Centre for more detailed instructions and a sketch map of the area, including details of public transport services.
The Branch has adopted the Grand Union Canal between Bridges 94 and 96 including Fenny Stratford Lock. For more information and for volunteering opportunities please see page on the Fenny Adoption.