EMGS, Area Group Events, and Exhibitions

  • Sat
    02
    Nov
    2019
    Alwoodley Methodist Church Hall

    Etched Kit Design and Production by Frank Davies

    Contact Chris Batchelor if you wish to attend any events.

    0113 414 5431               email 

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  • Sat
    30
    Nov
    2019
    10.00am - 4.00pmColeg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw Campus, Cardiff, CF15 7QY

    EM Gauge Society - Modelling Workshop

    (Including EMGS AGM 2019)

     Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw Campus
    Heol y Coleg
    Parc Nantgarw
    Cardiff
    CF15 7QY

    Saturday 30th November 2019

    Open 10.00am to 4.00pm

    Admission - EMGS members FREE, Non-members £4.00

    Demos - Layouts - Traders - Refreshments

     Members - Don’t forget to bring your entries for the modelling competition.

    This event is being organised by the EM Gauge Society with the assistance of members in the Cardiff area for modellers of all abilities, as part of the EM Gauge Society Members Day and AGM. Come and learn, chat and socialise with fellow modellers.

    The AGM is for EMGS members only and will commence at 2pm sharp.

    Layouts

    Great Swilling (EM) - exhibited by David Burnett, BR(W), Gloucestershire, the layout will be operated in three time periods: 1948-1958 mainly ex Midland with some WR stock, 1959-1965 transition from steam to diesel and 1965-1972 diesel from green to blue.

    Shwt (EM) - exhibited by John Chivers, BR(W), early/mid 1960s, Tewkesbury area. A former main line now heavily rationalised and threatened with imminent closure

    Trevanna Dries (EM) – exhibited by Wayne Crowley, BR sectorisation and early privatisation, the mid 1980s to the mid-1990s, a single-track branch line and a China clay works in Cornwall.

    Plus, the EM Gauge Society Test Track (EM & P4)

    Demonstrators

    Bernard Baker - ‘Not the Usual Methods’.
    Andrew Ullyott - Progress with ‘Cheddar’ in P4.
    Tony Sullivan - Finescale points and trackwork.
    Roger Sawyer - Basic Soldering for the beginner.
    Karl Crowther - Creating realistic stonework using Wills sheets and other materials.
    Richard Brighton - Simplified DCC operation.
    Hywel Thomas - Morfa Bank - some scenic modelling techniques.

    Traders

    EMGS Trade Officer

    247 Developments

    Eileens Emporium

    Taff Vale Models/Dragon Models

    Catering

    Light refreshments will be available all day.

     

    Getting there

    By car - Ample free on site parking

    By public transport - Stagecoach Bus 132 from Taffs Well railway station served by the Valley Lines from Cardiff approximately every 15mins, thence by Stagecoach Bus Service No.132 from Taffs Well.

    Accessibility

    Good facilities available

    Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw Campus
    Heol y Coleg
    Parc Nantgarw
    Cardiff
    CF15 7QY

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  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019
    Mount Drive

    Christmas Quiz

    Contact Chris Batchelor if you wish to attend any events.

    0113 414 5431               email 

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  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2020
    10.00 - 16.30Didcot Civic Hall

    EMGS Announcement

    The 7th Chris Kedgley Memorial Skills Day – Saturday March 14th 2020

    Didcot Civic Hall

    I have had a couple of offers of help, so I’m willing to act as coordinator for this one.

    I’ve got four layouts (two of each) plus some Demonstrators. Need four or five more any volunteers welcome.

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  • Sat
    16
    May
    2020
    Sun
    17
    May
    2020
    Bracknell Leisure Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell, RG12 9SE

    All details are subject to change.

    Layouts

    Brixham - (EM) GWR early 1930s - Ted Farmer

    Canada Street - (EM) BR 1970's - Peter Johnson

    Clatterford – (EM) - BR(E) - East Ham MRC

    Dewerstone - (EM) GWR 1930s - Steve Sims

    Eastwood - (P4) L&Y - SHMRC

    Freshwater - (EM) - IOW Southern - Stafford Railway Circle

    Hemyock Down - (EM) GWR Culm Valley - John Worsley

    Kirkmellington - (EM) - Scottish Colliery Branch - Tony Bucknell

    Shwt - (EM) - BR (W) early 1960’s end of life ex LNWR branchline - John Chivers

    Sidmouth - (P4) BR(S) 1950s - Richard Harper

    Westcliff - (EM) GWR - Richard Butler

    No guest layout next year. However, as we have four GWR layouts (just coincidence) I have invited the .

    Demonstrators will include

    Tony & Sue Hill - Scenery (Tbc)

    Ian Rathbone - Painting & Lining

    Peter Hill - Ready to Run Loco conversions

    Karl Crowther - Signals

    Vernon Harrod - Rolling Stock

    Mick More - Wagons

    Geoff Kent - Modelling in Plasticard

    Phil Tattershall - Trackwork

    Societies

    GW Study Group

    Traders

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  • Sat
    12
    Sep
    2020
    Sun
    13
    Sep
    2020
    Kettlethorpe High School, Standbridge Lane, Sandal, Wakefield, WF2 7EL

    expoEM Autumn 2020
    A Showcase of the Best in 4mm Scale Railway Modelling

    More information will be added when available

     

    Venue:

    Kettlethorpe High School

    Standbridge Lane
    Sandal
    Wakefield
    WF2 7EL

    Opening times:
           Saturday 12th September:     10.00am to 5.00pm TBC
                Sunday 13th September:    10.00am to 4.00pm TBC

    Layouts:

    Traders:

    Special Interest/Line Societies:

    Demonstrators:
    A Catering Service is being provided by the ‘Crocodile Sisters’ (of Scalefour North fame) and will include breakfasts, lunches and hot and cold drinks.

     
    Admission prices:   ALL TBC
    £7 Members / £9 Non-members
    Accompanied children (under 16 Free).
    Tickets purchased on Saturday are valid for both days.
     
    Getting there:
     
    Public Transport
     
    Arriva Bus Service Number 110 from Leeds and Wakefield City Centre Bus Stations to Kettlethorpe High School, every 10 minutes on Saturday, every 20 minutes on Sunday.
     
    https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/yorkshire/services/110---sapphire---hall-green-to-leeds/?direction=outbound
     
    Nearest railway station Sandal & Agbrigg (Northern Rail), then by Arriva Bus Service Number 110 to Kettlethorpe High School or a 30 minute walk.
     
    https://d2cf7kiw5xizhy.cloudfront.net/images/timetables/bucket/leeds-to-sheffield-and-doncaster-wakefield-line-2277.pdf
     
    Travel by car
     
    Within easy reach of the M1 (Junction 39). SAT NAV – WF2 7EL
    Parking at the front of the school or across the road on the purpose built car park (traffic signal controlled crossing). Plenty of on-street parking nearby and the Asda car park.
     
    Disabled Access is available upon request at the main entrance to the school.
     
    Contact:
    email:
    Website: www.emgs.org

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  • Sat
    15
    May
    2021
    Sun
    16
    May
    2021
    Bracknell Leisure Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell, RG12 9SE

    All details are subject to change, including location.

    We have ten layouts so far including “South Pelaw” and a Scale Seven layout (Visiting society) just looking for one more small layout.

    Layouts

    Demonstrators

    Societies

    Traders

    To be advised

     

     

     

     

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