EMGS, Area Group Events, and Exhibitions

Event Information:

  • Sat

    EMGS AGM and Modelling Workshop

    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
    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.


    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 - 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.


    EMGS Trade Officer

    247 Developments

    Eileens Emporium

    Taff Vale Models/Dragon Models


    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.


    Good facilities available

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











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