2017 Diary

Public Running Days

The public running days for 2017 are:-

Sunday April 2nd & 16th

Sunday May 7th & 21st

Sunday June 4th & 18th

Sunday July 2nd & 16th

Sunday August 6th & 20th

Sunday September 3rd

Saturday September 9th (Society Open Day) Steam locomotives running for most of the day.

Sunday September 17th

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.

2017 Club Nights

February 7th - Peter Rigby. ‘Orories and all that’.

February 18/19th - Manchester Model Exhibition. Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham.

March 7th - Colin Edmondson. ‘Engineering of the Weaver Navigation’.

March 14th - (Tuesday) Annual Dinner at the Hunters Lodge.

April 4th - Members Work Night. Bring a bit of your current work, helpful gadget etc. to show or chat about.

May 2nd - Gerry Newbrook. 'Building a World War Ambulance'.

May 7th - (Sunday) Visit to the track by the 2 1⁄2” Gauge Society.

May 12/14th - Northern Model Exhibition. Doncaster Racecourse'.

June 6th - Nigel Breeze. 'An 8F miscellany'.

June 11th - (Sunday) Visiting Clubs Day.

July 4th - Pie and Peas Supper - Social Evening.

August 1st - Stewart Hart. ‘Potty Potpourri'.

September 5th - Les Riley. 'Progress in building a 6" scale Burrell Traction Engine'.

September 9th ( Saturday) - Society Public Open Day.

October 3rd - Ian Hughes. ‘Milleece in my blood'.

October 13/16th - Midland Model Exhibition.

November 7th - Annual General Meeting

December 5th - Auction Night – please bring saleable items as this is a fun night and helps to keep subs down.

December 27th (Wednesday) - Christmas Steam-up and get together.