Buckingham Canal Society joins MK50 celebrations

Published: Monday, 03 July 2017

OVER a weekend in June, the Buckingham Canal Society participated in the Festival of History which was an integral part of the MK50 celebration held in Campbell Park, Milton Keynes.

Buckingham at MKThe MK50 is the celebration of 50 years of Milton Keynes, with the society attracting great interest in its restoration work to restore the Buckingham Canal to a navigable condition, including the current project ‘Bridging the Gap’ where the arch to Bridge One at Cosgrove that was demolished in the 1970’s is being restored. the picture shows the stand at Milton Keynes.

Largest project undertaken

This work is being carried out by volunteers and is one of the largest projects undertaken so far by the society. There are multiple practical task work parties every month and the society welcomes people of all backgrounds and abilities.

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