Affiliated to the Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies 

 SARUM MODEL TRACTION ENGINE CLUB

2019 FORECAST OF EVENTS (as at 1 Jan 19)

 

Date

Event

Remarks

1.     

Tue 12 Feb 19

Noggin & Natter

The Crown Inn, Cholderton, SP4 0DN. 6.30pm if eating or from 7.30 in bar. Details from Paul Hudson on 01425-655829

2.     

Sat 23 or Sat 30 Mar 19

Visit to Didcot Railway Museum

Details TBC by Roger Melton. Visit may include a guided tour of engineering facilities

3.     

Sat 16 Mar 19

Boiler Testing Day 1

Venue to be confirmed. Tests must be pre-booked with John Berry on 07714254210

4.     

Sun 14 Apr 19

Boiler Testing Day 2 and road run

Dave Watts’ Yard, West Tytherley, SP5 1NU.  Tests must be pre-booked with John Berry on 07714254210.  Probable road run in afternoon

5.     

Sat-Sun 11-12 May 2019

Breamore Countryside Museum Working Weekend

Contact Paul Hudson on 01425-655829 if interested in attending.  Over-night camping must be booked in advance by 12 April.

6.     

Sun 9 Jun 19

River Bourne Community Farm Open Day (National Open Farm Sunday)

Roger Melton conducting site visit to confirm suitability of location for driving miniature engines.  Location SP1 2SR (near Laverstock)

7.     

Sat 15 Jun 19

Amesbury Carnival

Theme ‘Amesbury through the ages’. Seeking an area for engines to run around in. Further details from John or Sharon on 01980-625755.

8.     

Sat (29?) Jun 19

Alderbury & West Grimstead School Fete

Location SP5 3BD. Date still TBC by school. Three engines max due to space limitations; priority given to engines providing children’s rides.

9.     

Sat-Sun 13-14 Jul 19

Market Lavington Vintage Meet

SN10 4NT. Entry forms from Ian Mayhill on 07515731700

10.   

Sun 14 Jul 19

Durrington Show

Not a ‘club event’; contact Dave on 01980-625684 if interested in attending with an engine

11.   

Fri-Sun 19-21 Jul 19

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

Show details awaited; 3 month’s notice of attendance required!  Contact Dave before asap on 01980-625684 if interested in attending

12.   

Fri-Sun 9-11 Aug 19

Retro Fest - Newbury Showground

Excellent site facilities with tarmac tracks.  Contact John or Sharon on 01980-625755 if interested in attending. Note that engine withdrawals/no-shows may be barred from future events at Newbury!

13.   

22-26 Aug 19

GDSF on-site rendezvous

Details TBC.

14.   

Sun 15 Sep 19

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

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

15.   

Sun 6 Oct 19

Twyford Waterworks Autumn Rally

Newly refurbished boiler & pumping engine in steam. ‘Social’ visit - without engines. Location SO21 1QA. Contact Paul or John for details

16.   

Sun 13 Oct 19

Marder’s Yard steam-up

Details from John Findley on 01980-625755

17.   

Sun (20?) Oct 19

Visit to Burseldon Brickworks in Steam

Date still TBC by museum.  ‘Social visit’ in 2019 with a view to attending with engines in 2020. Entry £7; location SO31 7HB

18.   

Tue 12 Nov 19

Noggin & Natter

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

19.   

Fri 29 Nov – 1 Dec 19

Portsmouth Dockyard themed weekend

Free coal!  Contact John Findley on 01980-625755 if interested in attending

20.   

Fri 13 Dec 19

AGM & Christmas function

Venue Porton Village Hall. AGM commences 7.30pm. Paul Hudson coordinating