Society Events

Event Information:

  • Sat

    101 Not Out

    10:30 - 4:30Ruxley Church, Ruxley Lane, Ewell, Surrey KT19 0JG

    The EM Gauge Society and the Scalefour Society are pleased to present:

    A very special day of finescale railway modelling incorporating the
    Chris Kedgley Memorial Skills Day

    Saturday 12th March 2016

    Those of you with no interest in cricket need not fear that we are going to inflict upon you tales of the English summer and the sound of leather upon willow! We hit upon (sorry!) 101 Not Out because in 2016 the Scalefour Society will celebrate its 40th anniversary, and this year (2015) the EM Gauge Society is celebrating its 60th, so next year will be 61. So that gives us 101 years of finescale modelling and still going strong...

    Planning for this landmark joint event is now complete. It won’t be a typical model railway experience; rather it’s going to focus - in a number of specific areas - on development of skills for finescale modelling. More than that, we aim to provide inspiration, learning and encouragement. And, of course, enjoyment and entertainment!

    Computer-Aided Technologies
    Grant Alderson & Peter Warren
    From Photograph to model

    Jonathan Buckle
    Laser Cutting

    Rod Cameron
    The Silhouette Cutter

    Eric Penn
    CAD for Etching

    Mark Tatlow
    3D Printing

    Electronics and Control
    Steve Carter
    Hands-on Kit Assembly

    John McAleely
    DCC and CBUS

    Keith Norgrove
    The Practical Approach

    Bankside Austerity in 1951
    Application to a Small Layout

    Landscape and Architecture
    John Farmer
    Trees and ground Cover

    Dave Hawkins

    Geoff Kent
    Architecture in Plastic

    John McRea
    Uses of Teddy Bear Fur

    Machine Shop
    Mick Moore & Vincent Worthington
    Uses of Machine Tools

    Brian Self
    Basic Turning and Milling

    Permanent Way
    Howard Bolton
    Using Functional Chairs

    Tim Peacock

    Tony Sullivan
    Comparitive Techniques

    The Trains
    Mike Ainsworth
    Sprung & Compensated Chassis

    Keith Bradbury

    John Chambers
    Freight Stock

    Pete Hill
    RTR Conversions

    Roy Jackson
    Locomotives for Retford

    Tim Venton
    Locomotive Clinic

    Test Tracks
    EM and P4
    Several demonstrators will be offering 'hands-on' tuition, so here's your chance to have a go!


    Two short talks each lasting around 30 mins
    Martin Goodhall
    An artistic approach to modelling
    Jim Summers
    The evolution of Burntisland 1883

    Complementing the demonstrations, a selection of inspirational layouts
    Lower Exbury
    Alison Barker

    Middle Peak
    Martyn Harrison & Graham Hudson

    The Mill
    Chris Rogers & Jason Thomas
    Winner of EMGS Layout Challenge 2015
    Richard Butler


    By Train - Tolworth is the nearest station, served from Waterloo

    By Bus - Service 418 (Kingston to epsom, passing Tolworth station) stops outside the church. Do note however that it's Bus Pass, Oyster or Contactless Payment only - No Cash!

    During the morning there will be cars meeting each train from London, offering free transport to the venue. A return service will also be offered at the end of the day.

    By Car - there is both on-site and on-street parking.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

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