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New Festival of Transport for Welshpool

Created on 23/09/2017 @ 08:06
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A new Welshpool Festival of Transport will go ahead next June it has been confirmed.

​The​ ​bold​ ​new​ ​initiative​ ​from​ ​Welshpool​ ​Town​ ​Council will be held on the weekend of June 23/24 and will​ ​celebrate​ ​all​ ​forms​ ​of transport​ ​–​ ​from​ ​boats​ ​to​ ​balloons,​ ​horses​ ​to​ ​iron​ ​horses​ ​and​ ​​ ​a​ ​wide​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​vehicles​ ​–​ ​classic, vintage, ​commercial​ ​and​ ​agricultural. 

The​ ​event​ ​will​ ​be​ ​totally​ ​free​ ​of​ ​charge​ ​to​ ​visitors​ ​and​ ​will​ ​involve​ ​the​ ​entire​ ​town, with​ ​various exhibits​​ ​on​ ​show​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​town​ ​and​ ​visitors​ ​will​ ​be​ ​encouraged​ ​to​ ​discover​ ​Welshpool​ ​as​ ​they​ ​enjoy​ ​the​ ​various​ ​aspects​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Festival. 

Highlights​ ​will​ ​include​ ​displays​ ​of​ ​vehicles,​ ​a​ ​cavalcade​ ​through​ ​the​ ​town​ ​and​ ​exhibitions​ ​in​ ​the Town​ ​Hall. 

Welshpool​ ​& Llanfair​ ​Light​ ​Railway and the Montgomery Canal will play big parts too and​ ​are the organisations are planning​ ​their​ ​own​ ​bespoke​ ​celebrations​ .  

The​ ​council​ ​is​ ​keen​ ​for​ ​as​ ​many​ ​transport​ ​enthusiasts​ ​as​ ​possible​ ​to​ ​play​ ​their​ ​part​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Festival​ ​– anyone​ ​who​ ​has​ ​a​ ​vehicle​ ​or​ ​an​ ​exhibit​ ​they​ ​would​ ​like​ ​to​ ​be​ ​considered​ ​to​ ​take​ ​part,​ ​please​ ​call Mike​ ​Kilvert​ ​on​ ​01686​ ​610089​ ​or​ ​for​ ​more​ ​information​ ​contact​ ​Rosemary​ ​at​Welshpool​ ​Town Council​ ​on​ ​01938​ ​553142​ ​or​ ​​ 


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