The Montgomery Canal Restoration Appeal is being managed by the Appeal Steering Group on behalf of:-

The Friends of the Montgomery Canal, registered charity number 510448.

Shropshire Union Canal Society, registered charity number 245875.

IWA, Shrewsbury District & North Wales branch, registered charity number 212342

Restore the Montgomery Canal!

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Previous Winners:

2008 - The Buss Family from Chester

2010 - Hilary & Mike Bibb from Banwell

2012 - Susan Moden from Aylesbury

2014 - Sue Russell from Church Minshull

2016 - Susan Wilding from Shrewsbury


Back by popular demand this quiz has used the tie-breaker questions from 2016.

Quiz sheets for this very popular bi-annual quiz are now available.  Apart from the prestige of winning the coveted title of Brain of Monty 2018 you could also win the £25 prize.  Every question has MONT in the answer somewhere, for example a ‘Swashbuckling hero’ is the Count of Monte Cristo.  Easy?  Why not give it a go? For just £1 you could have hours of fun working out the MONT answers.

The winner will be announced on the  on this web-site on 30th June 2018.  So you have plenty of time to ask family and friends for help.  Answers will be posted on this web-site after this date.

To get a copy of the quiz please send:

SAE (A5 16 x 23 cm preferred) plus £1


SAE plus £5 and sell the other copies to family and friends


SAE plus £1 and a donation to help the canal restoration

From past experience £1 coins travel easily through the post, suitably wrapped.  Cheques should be made payable to:  Friends of the Montgomery Canal. All profits will go to the 'Restore the Montgomery Canal!' campaign.

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