EMGS, Area Group Events, and Exhibitions

Event Information:

  • Sat

    AGM, Members Day & Modelling Workshop

    10.30 - 16.30Tynedale Farmer Function Suite - Hexham

    This is a combined AGM/Members day and also incorporates a Modelling Workshop.

    10.30 - 16.30

    Below are the details of the AGM, followed by the information on the modelling workshop.

    Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the EM Gauge Society Limited will be held on Saturday 8th December 2018 at:-

    Tynedale Farmer Function Suite, Tyne Green, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3SG

    Ample Free parking and excellent facilities for the less abled and just a short walk from the railway station and the historic Hexham town centre

    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

    4mm Modellers Workshop
    Admission £5.00, EM Society Members FREE
    As part of the Members day and AGM this year we an indebted the North East  and Borders Area Group of the EM Gauge Society have arranged the venue, layouts and the Modellers Workshop.


    Kielder Forest - ‘EM’ NE & Borders Area Group layout (19 x 2’6”) circa 1956 the last days of the Border Counties line
    Middle Peak - ‘EM’ Owned by members of NE & Borders Area Group (5’ x 18”) 60th Anniversary competition layout featuring a working limestone loading hopper
    Ravensworth Road - ‘EM’ NE & Borders member- by Peter Shields and under construction
    Callaton - 2mm FS NE & Borders member – by Mick Simpson. Situated north of Newcastle in the 1970’s cameo layout showing methods of construction
    Castle Caereinion - 009 NE & Borders Member (6’ x 1’) by Martyn Harrison, the station as it was in the early days of preservation
    Croft Depot - P4 Duncan Wilcox Yorkshire based NE layout that fits in 4' by 1'

    Beginners Guide to EM Graham Hudson
    DCC Nigel Cliffe (all you ever wanted to know and more!)
    Trackwork Chris King
    Trees Jean King
    Scenery Martyn Harrison with the layout ‘Castle Caereinion’ as a prop
    Wagons Duncan Wilcox - Wizardry in plasticard
    Loco Construction Peter Stanger demonstrating with his range of 52F Models
    Soldering Roger Sawyer Learn how to solder and have a go
    Buildings Ian Hunter
    Spittal The design and construction of a layout in ‘EM’ Ian Lister
    Weighty Matters Roger Stapleton
    Diesel era modelling Lee Davies


    CSP Models
    High Level Kits
    Squires Model & Craft Tools
    Lanarkshire Models & Supplies
    Stoneybridge Structures
    EMGS Trade Stand


    Photographic Presentation
    David Dunn with the ‘Armstrong Collection’

    The Tynedale Auction Mart restaurant will be open for meals, bacon/sausage rolls teas coffee etc.

    Ample Free parking and excellent facilities for the less abled
    A short walk from the railway station and the historic Hexham town Centre
    Tynedale Farmer Function Suite
    Tyne Green
    NE46 3SG

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