EMGS and Area Group Events

  • Sat
    05
    Aug
    2017
    Chris Batchelor

    5th August

    Colours & Paint – presentation by Chris Batchelor
    Prototype and models. The choices and history

    Contact Chris Batchelor if you wish to attend any events.
    0113 414 5431               email  chrisbatchelor17@hotmail.co.uk

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  • Wed
    16
    Aug
    2017
    Members home

    Evening meeting at a member’s home. For details contact Tim Easter on 01582 768467 or

    chilterns.areagroup@gmail.com

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  • Sat
    19
    Aug
    2017
    Tony Gee's - Buckingham

    Visit to Tony Gee's to run Buckingham for 4 people: Doug Speight, Alex Dewar, Jeff Holmes (Skipton), Jim Pope (Skipton provisional)

    Contact Chris Batchelor if you wish to attend any events.
    0113 414 5431               email  chrisbatchelor17@hotmail.co.uk

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  • Sun
    27
    Aug
    2017
    Elsdon Village Hall, Elsdon

    Elsdon Village Hall, Elsdon, Northumberland NE19 1AB

    Further information can be obtained from the area group co-ordinator, Martyn Harrison on 01450 860371, or m.harrison354@btinternet.com

     

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  • Sat
    02
    Sep
    2017

    Electronic Layout Control - presentation by Bill Wyatt-Millington
    How to create electronic control of a layout

    Contact Chris Batchelor if you wish to attend any events.
    0113 414 5431               email  chrisbatchelor17@hotmail.co.uk

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  • Sat
    09
    Sep
    2017
    Sun
    10
    Sep
    2017
    Partington Sports Village, Chapel Lane, Partington, Manchester, M31 4ES

    Saturday 10.30 - 17.30 Sunday 10.00 - 16.30

    Admission Members £7.00 Visitors £8.00

    Tickets valid both days.

    Specialist traders, P4 and EM layouts, comprehensive "show you how" demonstrations and members secondhand sales.

    Exhibitors (all subject to confirmation)

    Barum West Junction - EM - Ken Gibbons

    Black Lion Crossing  -  EM Geoff Kent

    Clarendon & Scrubbs Lane  -  P4 Lemington & Warwick MRS
    LNWR/GWR London suburban terminus

    Clevedon  -  EM Andrew Ullyott
    Weston Clevedon and & Portishead Light Railway

    Cornwallis Yard  -  EM Allison and David Barker
    GWR Plymouth Docks branch

    Harkness  -  EM Tony Bucknell
    LNER Northumberland

    North Ballachulish  -  EM Andy Cooper
    West Highlands 1970/71

    North Holderness Light Railway  -  EM Don Annison & Peter Steen
    LNER Yorkshire

    Portchullin  -  P4 Mark Tatlow
    BR Highland Railway

    Sandon Goods  -  EM Chris Hewitt
    Liverpool Docks

    Tackeroo  -  EM Andy York
    Military railway

    The Depots, Low Barking  -  EM Paul Gallon
    NE branch

    Valley Fields  -  EM Tony Gee
    LNER

    Traders

    247 Developments
    Alan Gibson
    Bill Hudson Transport Books
    Brassmasters
    Eileen’s Emporium
    EMGS Trade Stand
    Direct Train Spares
    High Level Kits
    Judith Edge Kits
    Lanarkshire Models & Supplies
    London Road Models
    Model Railway Developements
    Penbits
    Protocab
    R.T. Models
    Rumney Models
    Stevenson Carriages &
    Millholme Models
    Treemendous
    Wizard Models (Comet Models, 51l & MSE)

    Demonstrators

    There will be at least 12 demonstrators, including the Retford crew, working at the show demonstrating various skills including plastic coaches, split chassis construction, chassis construction, DCC, architectural modelling, track construction, wagon loads, modern image modelling and ready to run conversions to EM.
    The demonstrators will be only too happy to answer questions and discuss problems.

    Visiting Societies

    Great Central Railway Society.
    Midland Railway Society
    LNWR Society
    NE Railway Association.
    Cumbrian Railway Association.

    Parking on-site or in local streets.

    There will be a free Vintage Bus service from Chapel Lane junction with Warburton Lane to the Sports Village.

    Refreshments will be available on site but with a limited menu of tea, coffee, sandwiches, etc. In Partington Village about a 1/4 mile away there is a Tesco Express which will have food and two pubs which regrettably do not serve food.

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  • Wed
    20
    Sep
    2017
    Bedford Arms

    Evening meeting, Bedford Arms, Bromham Road, Bedford MK40 2QA. For details contact Tim Easter on 01582 768467 or

    chilterns.areagroup@gmail.com

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  • Sat
    07
    Oct
    2017
    Arthington Hall

    Project Workshop at Arthington Hall from 1.00 pm to 6 pm

    Contact Chris Batchelor if you wish to attend any events.
    0113 414 5431               email  chrisbatchelor17@hotmail.co.uk

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  • Sat
    14
    Oct
    2017
    10.30 - 16.30Stannington Village Hall

    Workshop Wise 2017

    Saturday 14th October
    10.30am 4.30pm
    Stannington Village Hall,
    Main Street,
    Stannington,
    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
    and not forgetting some rather good catering.

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  • Sat
    21
    Oct
    2017
    Sun
    22
    Oct
    2017
    Colin Ashby's

    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  chrisbatchelor17@hotmail.co.uk

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  • Sat
    04
    Nov
    2017
    Wells Town Hall

    Notice is here 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.
    Matters Arising.
    Officer’s reports
    Including Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Secretary and Trade Officer.
    Chairman’s address
    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

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  • Sat
    11
    Nov
    2017

    DCC  - presentation by Bill Wyatt-Millington
    Advantages of DCC and how to do it

    Contact Chris Batchelor if you wish to attend any events.
    0113 414 5431               email  chrisbatchelor17@hotmail.co.uk

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  • Sat
    09
    Dec
    2017

    Christmas Quiz (provisional)

    Contact Chris Batchelor if you wish to attend any events.
    0113 414 5431              email  chrisbatchelor17@hotmail.co.uk

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  • Sat
    10
    Mar
    2018
    The Kidderminster Railway Museum

    Next years Skills day will be at The Kidderminster Railway Museum

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  • Sat
    19
    May
    2018
    Sun
    20
    May
    2018
    Bracknell Leisure Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell, RG12 9SE

    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
    Canada Street - BR 1970's - EM - Peter Johnson
    Clatterford - BR(E) - East Ham MRC
    Clutton - GWR 1930's - P4 - Tim Venton (one of it's last appearances)
    Sidmouth - BR(S) - Richard Harper
    Stoke-by-Nayland - BR(E) - P4 - David Hawkins
    plus more

    Guest Layout
    TBA

    Traders.

    TBA

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