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EMGS, Area Group Events, and Exhibitions
Sat12Oct201910.30 - 16.30Stannington Village Hall, Main Street, Stannington, Morpeth, NE61 6ELShow details
EMGS North East & Borders Area Group
Saturday 12th 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 demo’s from our members:-
Starting in EM - Split chassis construction - Loco kit building Wagon building (kit & scratch) - Coach building - Signalling
Track & points - Trees - Model electronics (MERG)
Radio Control - Painting & Lining (Paul Moore)
Weathering - Buildings (card kit & scratch).
and with a couple of layouts to look at too
David Dunn’s Railways of the North East slide show all day
With trade support from:-
Lanarkshire Models and Supplies
The EMGS Trade Stand
and not forgetting some rather good catering
All this for only £3.00 admissionContact
Sun13Oct201910.30 - 1630Newton-in-Bowland Village HallShow details
Sunday 13th October
Newton-in-Bowland Village Hall
The October meeting of the EMGS Craven & Ribble Area Group and the Preston and Fylde S4 Group and will feature a selection of demonstrations and working layouts and lunch.
Doors Open 1030
Set-up 1030 – 1230
Demonstrators and Displays
IRECTIONS TO NEWTON IN BOWLAND – Sat Nav BB7 3DZ
From Preston follow the A59 to Clitheroe/Skipton.
At the second roundabout on the dual carriageway turn left to Clitheroe 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 next mini-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 the B6478 onto Waddington Fell – you will cross 2 cattle grids and thence to Newton in Bowland.
Over hump backed bridge bear left by pub. At next junction bear left and then left again. Village Hall is on your left after 50 yards.
Parking on the roadside past the Village Hall.
Sat30Nov201910.00am - 4.00pmColeg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw Campus, Cardiff, CF15 7QYShow details
EM Gauge Society - Modelling Workshop
(Including EMGS AGM 2019)
Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw Campus
Heol y Coleg
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.
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)
Bernard Baker - ‘Not the Usual Methods’
Andrew Ullyott - Progress with ‘Cheddar’ in P4
Tony Sullivan - subject to be confirmed
EMGS Trade Officer
Taff Vale Models/Dragon Models
Light refreshments will be available all day.
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.
Good facilities available
Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw Campus
Heol y Coleg
Sat16May2020Sun17May2020Bracknell Leisure Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell, RG12 9SEShow details
All details at this stage are provisional and subject to change.
Brixham – GWR early 1930s – (EM) Ted Farmer
Canada Street - BR 1970's - EM - Peter Johnson
Clatterford – (EM) - BR(E) - East Ham MRC
Dewerstone – (EM) GWR 1930s – Steve Sims
Eastwood – L&Y (accepted) L&Y P4 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