Affiliated to the Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies 


SARUM MODEL TRACTION ENGINE CLUB

2018 FORECAST OF EVENTS (as at 16 Jan 18)

Date

Event

Remarks

Tue 27 Feb 18

Noggin & Natter

Bat & Ball Pub, Breamore SP6 2EA.  6.30pm if eating or from 7.30 in bar. Details from Paul Hudson on 01425-655829

Sat 3 Mar 18

Boiler testing day 1

East Harnham Farm, Britford Lane, Salisbury, SP2 8AL.  Tests must be pre-booked with John Berry on 07714254210. Owners will need to provide a suitable connection point with a 5/16 x 32tpi male or 1/8 x 28tpi BSP male

Mar 18

Visit to Didcot Railway

Date TBC. To include guided tour of railway workshops. Roger Melton coordinating

Sun 8 Apr 18

Boiler testing day 2

West Tytherley, SP5 1NU.  Tests must be pre-booked with John Berry on 07714254210. Owners will need to provide a suitable connection point with a 5/16 x 32tpi male or 1/8 x 28tpi BSP male

Sat-Sun 5-6 May 2018

Breamore Countryside Museum working weekend

Details awaited from Museum.  Contact Paul Hudson on 01425-655829 if interested in attending

Sat 16 Jun 18

Amesbury Carnival

Details from John or Sharon on 01980-625755

Jul 15th

Broughton Fete

John Wallis coordinating

(15?) Jul 18

Alderbury & West Grimstead  School Fete

Date and details of venue. John Findley and Dave Watts coordinating

Fri-Sun 20-22 Jul 18

Netley Marsh Steam & Craft Show (3-day event) 

Show details awaiting promulgation.  Contact Dave Watts on 01980-625684 if interested in attending

Sat 25 Aug 18

GDSF on-site rendezvous

Details from Peter Hounslow on 01722-341723

Sun 16 Sep 18

Club road run & BBQ (and presentation of Club Cup)

Location West Tytherley, SP5 1NU. Details from Dave Watts on 01980-625684

Sat-Sun 6-7  Oct 18

Hampshire County Show

Details to follow - once show details promulgated.  Contact Dave Watts on 01980-625684 if interested in attending

Sun 14 Oct 18

Derek Marder’s steam-up

Details from John Findley on 01980-625755

Tue 6 Nov 18

Noggin & Natter

George Hotel, Amesbury, SP4 7ET. 6.30pm if eating or from 7.30 in bar. Details from John Findley on 01980-625755

Early Dec 18

Portsmouth Dockyard themed weekend

Details awaited; possible limit on number of engines allowed.  John Findley coordinating.

Fri 14 Dec 18

AGM & Christmas function

Venue Porton Village Hall. AGM commences 7pm. Paul Hudson coordinating


Possible future events to be confirmed:

·         9-10 Jun 18 - Moors Valley Railway Grand Summer Gala (Roger Melton investigating)

·         Sep/Oct 18 - visit to Crossness Pumping Station or Twyford Water Works in steam (John Findley & Paul Hudson coordinating)

·         Steam-up at Andover Model Engineering Club (John Findley investigating)