2018 Diary

Public Running Days

The public running days for 2018 are:-

Sunday April 1st & 15th

Sunday May 6th & 20th

Sunday June 3th & 17th

Sunday July 1st & 15th

Sunday August 5th & 19th

Sunday September 2rd

Saturday September 8th (Society Open Day) Steam locomotives running for most of the day.

Sunday September 16th

We have a diesel outline locomotive running from 12:00 to 13:00 and then a steam locomotive from 13:00 until 16:00, depending on availability for the steam engine.

The above dates are subject to fair weather conditions.

2018 Club Nights

February 6th - Graham Roberts. 'Working on the Zambezi Sawmills railway'

March 6th - Martin Hotchkiss 'Modeling for wargaming'. (Guest speaker)

TBA - (Tuesday) Annual Dinner at the Hunters Lodge.

April 3rd - Members Work Night. Bring a bit of your current work, helpful gadget etc. to show or chat about.

May 1st - Mike Smith 'Bits from Mike's shed'

May 6th - (Sunday) Visit to the track by the 2 1⁄2” Gauge Society.

May 11/13th - Northern Model Exhibition. Doncaster Racecourse'.

June 5th - Andrew Easterbrook 'How engineering has helped to develop beekeeping'.

July 3rd - Club Supper and social evening.

August 7th - Richard Camm “Britannia Rules!” Trials and tribulations of building a 5” Brit.

September 4th - Daniel Evans “Development of railway signalling” (Guest speaker)

September 8th ( Saturday) - Society Public Open Day.

October 2nd - Peter Powell “Building the Daresbury Nuclear Structure Facility.”

October 18/21st - Midland Model Exhibition at the Fosse.

November 6th - Annual General Meeting

December 4th - Auction Night – please bring saleable items as this is a fun night and helps to keep subs down.

December 27th (Thursday) - Christmas steam-up and get together.