Traditional, Eccentric & British

Fenny Stratford Firing the Fenny Poppers

Bletchley, Buckinghamshire
11 November 19

Lighting of cannons.

Date: 11 November 19 — 11 November 19 | Report this event.

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St Martin’s church is perhaps best known as the home of the Fenny Poppers; six small ceremonial cannon which are fired annually on St Martin’s Day 11th November (or Saturday 10th if 11th is a Sunday)

The Six small ceremonial cannons are fired on St Martins day. Throughout the day to honor a request by a local man Browne Willis, who centuries ago attended the event to preserve his memory and this continues long after his death. The ancient canons are lit three times during the day by a long poker heated in  hot brazier.

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Event Location: Leon Recreational Grounds Park, Leon Avenue, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, UK

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