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Sun24Sep20171:00 pmStannington Village HallShow details
Our next meeting will be Sunday 24th September from 1.00pm,
Stannington Village Hall, Main Street,
Stannington, Morpeth, NE61 6EL
This will be an opportunity to bring something along that you have been working along recently and show it off, or ask for some advice. All this, while putting together the final details for Workshopwise. Catering will be the usual arrangement – just bring a plate of something to share.
Sat14Oct201710.30 - 16.30Stannington Village HallShow details
Workshop Wise 2017
Saturday 14th October
Stannington Village Hall,
Morpeth, NE61 6EL
(just off the A1 south of Morpeth)
A day of practical modelling demonstrations from members of the NE & Borders Area Group along with some layouts to look at too.
A supporting cast of David Dunn’s 'Railways of the North East' slide show throughout the day.
With trade support from:-
Tynedale Trains - Smart Models - Dave Alexander Models
Lanarkshire Models and Supplies - 52F Models
Cumbrian Railways Association
The EMGS Sales Stand will be attending this event.
and not forgetting some rather good catering.
Sat21Oct2017Sun22Oct2017Colin Ashby'sShow details
21st & 22nd October
Injection Moulding – Colin Ashby
The programme :- Talk on Plastics, moulds, and injection moulding.
Then into the workroom to look at the mould making and injection moulding machines.
Highlight, starting one of the injection moulding machines and producing some wagon kits.
Back into the house for questions and general talk over a drink and nibbles.
The last hour operating Striven.
3 visitors per session.
Session 1. 21st October Saturday 10am to 1.00pm for 3 people: Fully Booked
Session 2. Saturday 2.00pm to 5.00pm. for 3 people: Fully Booked
Session 3. 22nd October Sunday 10am to 1.00pm. for 3 people: Fully Booked
Session 4. 2.00pm to 5.00pm: 3 places left
Contact Chris Batchelor if you wish to attend any events.
0113 414 5431 email email@example.com
Sat21Oct201710:30 amNewton-in-Bowland Village HallShow detailsEXPO-BOWLAND 2017Saturday 21 OctoberNewton-in-Bowland Village HallThe October meeting of the EMGS Craven & Ribble Area Group, with supportfrom the Fylde Area Group of the Scalefour SocietyProvisional ProgrammeTimetableDoors Open 1030Set-up1030 – 1230Open1230Lunch1300Close1630LayoutsThe MillChris RogersThreescore ValeNigel HopwoodIroning BoardArnie ChadwickDemonstrators and DisplaysAlan Catlow5.5mm scale TramsJohn SykesIngrow Signal BoxJonathan OldfieldNarrow GaugeNorman PedleyModern Image Wagons (to be confirmed)Mike NorrisCAD etc.Chris Littleworth SignallingAlex Dewar MuirhavenSuggested Donation of £5 per head to cover lunch and hall hire. Any surplusto being donated to charity as per 2016.Further details from Neville Pearson. Email preferred: .Phone: 01200 446437.DIRECTIONS TO NEWTON IN BOWLAND – Sat Nav BB7 3DZFrom Preston follow the A59 to Clitheroe/Skipton.At the second roundabout on the dual carriageway turn left toClitheroe on A671. (1st roundabout has a McDonalds next to it)Follow the road into Clitheroe. At mini-roundabout bear right.Follow the road with Homebase on your left. Straight on at nextmini-roundabout. You will pass Tesco on your left.At roundabout (BP garage on your right) go straight on.At next junction go straight on (pass Dentist to your left).At next junction turn right under railway bridge.Follow the B6478 through Waddington.Carry on on the B6478 onto Waddington Fell – you will cross 2cattle grids and thence to Newton in Bowland.Over hump backed bridge bear left by pub. At next junctionbear left and then left again. Village Hall is on your left after 50yards.Parking on the roadside past the Village Hall.
Sat04Nov2017Wells Town HallShow details
This is a combined AGM/Members day and also incorporates a modelling workshop.
10.30am - 4.30pm
Below are the details of the AGM, followed by the information on the modelling workshop. Finally there are bus details on how to get to Wells. There is no railway station in Wells.
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the EM Gauge Society Limited will be held on Saturday 4th November 2017 at Wells Town Hall, Market Place, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2RB
The meeting will commence at 2pm sharp.
The Agenda will be as follows.
Notice convening the meeting.
Apologies for absence.
Minutes of the last AGM.
Including Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Secretary and Trade Officer.
Election of Officers
Election of the Board
Any Other Business
The Annual Competition will be held during the day, with the results announced once the AGM has been completed.
Full details and reports will be circulated in a later Newsletter.
Roger Sawyer - EMGS Secretary
4mm Modellers Workshop
Admission £5.00, EM Society Members FREE
As part of the Members day and AGM this year the North West Somerset Area Group of the EM Society have arranged the Modellers Workshop. The Workshop will be held in the Main Hall of the building. Come and learn, chat and socialise with fellow modellers.
Maiden Newton, under construction Gerry Beale
Wookey, under construction, 1930’s GWR Malcolm Jones
M Shed (extended) Bristol Docks John England
Vintners Yard, LBSC 1870 Eric Gates
Cheddar S&D 1920’s Simon Challis
Demonstrators - for you to consult
Loco Building Dave Burnett
Track Building Tony Gomersall
Scenery Martin Goodall
Model Buildings David Barrett
Learn to solder Roger Sawyer
Weathering locos & stock by:- Doug Richards, Barry Larkin & Paul Lewis
DCC Peter Everett/Allan Jones
Modern Image TBA
Modelling in EM & P4A Andrew Ullyott
Detailing RTR stock & locos Gerry Beale
Eileen’s Emporium, tools and materials
Branchlines, motors, gear boxes, kits & bits
South West Digital, DCC supplies TBC
Gas Cupboard Models, general model shop
Bill Hudson Transport Books, New and Second hand
EM Society Trade, take advantage of this facility
St Matthews Wookey fund Raising, drinks, cakes and sandwiches to order.
Getting there by Public Transport
There is a half hourly bus service from Bristol to Wells, the Mendip Xplora service 376; final destination Street.
Travelling by train to Bristol Temple Meads, The stop for this bus is at the bottom of station Approach, on the right.
In Wells the stop is at the HSBC bank 150 yds from the Town Hall. For your return journey go down the town to the Wells Bus station.
Sat19May2018Sun20May2018Bracknell Leisure Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell, RG12 9SEShow details
Updated - 19/08/2017 Changes to exhibits.
Venue has been booked. Will update with details when available.
On-site parking - Catering and Licensed Bar.
(your ticket is valid for both days)
Exhibitors (all subject to confirmation)
Benfieldside - NER (1907) - EM - Tim Surrell & Julian Tywhitt
Black Country Blues - BR Blue era - EM - Staffordshire Finescale Group
Black Lion Crossing - BR(E) - EM - Geoff Kent
Clutton - GWR 1930's - P4 - Tim Venton (one of it's last appearances)
Flintcombe - P4 – SDJR - Dorset Gang of Four
Great Swilling – EM – BR(M)- David Burnett
Lower Exbury – P4 – Alison Barker
Midland Sidings – P4 – Midland - Westinghouse MRC
Stoke-by-Nayland - BR(E) - P4 - David Hawkins