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by davidmcc3
Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018

Thanks to all who came and made the Exhibition such a great day. According to our Chaiman (another Dave ... Dave Hawkins) traders and exhibitors were all pleased with the day. We had very nearly 800 paying visitors, our second highest attendance. There are always things we can improve on - these wil...
by davidmcc3
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018

We're into the last two weeks before the exhibition ... and the Committee is getting the usual pre-match nerves - they think they've thought of everything! This is a good time to remind visitors that the excellent catering put on by 'Trig' in the school's kitchen, is only available between 12 noon a...
by davidmcc3
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018

This year's Exhibition will probably be known in the Club as "The Year of the Knees". The Committee has, between them, only 50% of the fit and funtioning knees they should have. I think it might be a ploy to avoid the heavy lifting! Don't forget - if you're coming to the Exhibition on the ...
by davidmcc3
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018

We were busy in the Club room last night building some more supports for our barriers - we'd run out last year. Had a chat with the compiler of the Show Guide ... he has most of the information he needs, and will be creating the frist draft in the next few days. Traders preview Today, I'll mention a...
by davidmcc3
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018

We're begining the count down in the Club, with lots of activity ... building extra barrier supports, mapping out the hall, and starting to give you a preview of the layouts, traders, societies and demonstrators. Traders preview Two of our regular traders are Book Law and Coastal DCC. Book Law keep ...
by davidmcc3
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition - Sat 17th November 2018

It's that time of year again - the 2018 Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition will be held on Saturday 17th November. The Exhibition is at the usual location ... Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO3 5XT - opposite Ocean Park (Homebase, Curries PC World, McDonalds, Costa, ...
by davidmcc3
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: WorkShop Wise (South) - 14th July 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: WorkShop Wise (South) - 14th July 2018

Access to Fort Widley Unfortunately, these old buildings do not have lifts. Although the clubrooms are on the ground floor, the Fort is built on the side of Portsdown Hill, and access to the Fort is on the first floor (above the clubrooms). There is only access to the Clubrooms using stairs (22 Ste...
by davidmcc3
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: WorkShop Wise (South) - 14th July 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: WorkShop Wise (South) - 14th July 2018

We have some more details of the Event: The following Demonstrators are planned: 1 Soldering - Roger Sawyer Big Room. Roger (The Secretary of the EMGS) will lead an interactive workshop between 11am and 1pm. Several workbenches with Irons and materials will be provided for ‘student’ to practice with...
by davidmcc3
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: South Hants Area Group meeting - May 8th 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 194

South Hants Area Group meeting - May 8th 2018

Layout Presentation for Exhibitions An evening illustrated talk by Eddie Bourne of the Scalefour Society. Eddie is an experienced modeller and exhibitor having been part of the team for layouts like St Merryn. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be available at the meetings. At the end of the evening memb...
by davidmcc3
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: WorkShop Wise (South) - 14th July 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 233

WorkShop Wise (South) - 14th July 2018

This is a new event for the South Hants Model Railway Club and the South Hants Area Group. 10.30 – 16.30 at The South Hants MRC clubrooms Workshop Wise (South) 2018 is on Saturday 14th July at Fort Widley, Portsdown Hill Road, Portsmouth, PO6 3LS (one mile from M27 / A3 M Junction) It will be a day ...
by davidmcc3
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Evening talk: Layout Presentation for Exhibitions
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Evening talk: Layout Presentation for Exhibitions

Layout Presentation for Exhibitions South Hants Area Group Meeting (EMGS/Scalefour) An evening illustrated talk by Eddie Bourne of the Scalefour Society. Eddie is an experienced modeller and exhibitor having been part of the team for layouts like St Merryn. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be available...
by davidmcc3
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: Whats on this weekend 14/15th April 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Re: Whats on this weekend 14/15th April 2018

Our club (South Hants) has a couple of layouts out this weekend ... Lee-on-the-Solent will be at Scalefour North - Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield - http://www.scalefour.org/scalefournorth/2018/ An I'll be part of the operating team on Hope-under-Dinmore at TrainWest, Springfield Community...
by davidmcc3
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: South Hants Area Group meeting - March 13th 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 204

Re: South Hants Area Group meeting - March 13th 2018

Apologies to all - the Area Organiser got his dates wrong - the meeting is on Tuesday 13th March - poster and links updated.
by davidmcc3
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: South Hants Area Group meeting - March 13th 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 204

South Hants Area Group meeting - March 13th 2018

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 13th March at 7.30pm at the Southampton Model Railway Society clubrooms, Kemps Quay, Bitterne, SO18 1BZ “MERG and MERG Products and Activities” With Nigel Phillips Model Electronic Railway Group UK based group promoting interest in the application of electron...
by davidmcc3
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Events
Topic: South Hants Area Group - Nov. 28th Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 259

South Hants Area Group - Nov. 28th Meeting

Although the South Hants Area Group is a joint EMGS/Scalefour group, all our meetings are open to railway modellers of any gauge or scale - so please come along. Location for this meetings is the South Hants Model Railway Club clubrooms, Fort Widley, Portsdown Hill Road, Portsmouth PO6 3LS. “WESTCLI...

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