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Events in Buckinghamshire

Firing the Fenny Poppers

An event in November in Buckinghamshire
Fenny Stratford
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
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Event timing: 11th November
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The Fenny Poppers are six small ceremonial canons ( cast iron mugs stuffed with gunpowder) which are fired ceremonially every November 11th. It is believed they were first fired in 1740.

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