2020 Calendar

Calendar

2020 Club Nights & Events Calendar

Club Nights and Outside Events

Club nights are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Christchurch Centre, High Oaks, St Albans, AL3 6DJ and start at 7.30pm. Non-members are always welcome and refreshments are served. An entry charge of £3 is made to cover hall costs etc.

Chipperfield Track (Puffing Park) Running Sessions.

There are normally two Club running sessions each calendar month at the Puffing Park . They are at 10:00am on the first Sunday after club nights and again at 1.00pm on the Wednesday two weeks after Club nights. Club night dates are listed below, so to check availability attend the Club night, or check with Roger Stephen by phone or email, or join his regular Puffing Park e-mail list. To reduce the risk of getting stuck you are advised to check ground conditions carefully before driving beyond the entrance gates.    The 2020 running session dates can be found HERE

Club Night location details can be found in the Join section.

2020 Calendar

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8th January  -  Club Night   -  Vintage Films from Frank Banfield    MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS DUE !

17th - 19th Jan  -  London Model Engineering Exhibition at Alexandra Palace

12th Feb   -  Club Night -  Intro to 'Owning & running a steam locomotive'. 

11th March  -   Club Night   -  Jeff Carter on lifeboat building and a 'Model boat clinic'.

8th April    -   Club Night  -  AGM & Club Auction with Peter Haycock wielding the gavel.

12th April  -  Easter Egg Boating Regatta at The Boating Lake, Verulamium Park St.Albans.

13th May  -  Club Night - Talk on constructing 'USS Missouri' and a history of Meccano by Steve Briancourt.

24th May - Club Outing to Gloucester & Warwickshire Steam Heritage Railway

12th June  -  Club Night  -  over the Puffing Field.  Part 2 of  'Owning a loco' from the February meeting.

8th July   -   G1 engine build from Mike Grossmith and a Marine subject from Roy Verden.

12th August  - Club Night - Rob Briancourt , Building Model Boats for 'Vintage Model Works'

9th September  -  Club Night  -  (TBA)

26th & 27th September  -  Club Exhibition - support required.

14th October  -  Club Night  -  (TBA)

11th November  -  Club Night.  EGM & Malcolm with his 'other' engines all working from a compressor.  Visiting engines welcome!

12th December   -  Club Night  -  Christmas evening 'members choice of what they would like'.


NON CLUB EVENTS

11th & 12th January  - Chiltern Model Railway Exhibition, Stevenage

17th & 19th January - London Model Engineering Exhibition, Alexandra Palace

18th January - Brambleton Model Railway Club Exhibition. Harpenden Public Halls. Click HERE for details.

21st - 22nd March  -  London Festival of Railway Modelling.    Alexandra Palace 

26th September 2019 - 13th April 2020 - Brass, Steel and Fire Exhibition, National Railway Museum, York.

23rd & 24th May - Model Boat Mayhem @ Wickstead Park

30th & 31st May  -  Oaklands Steam Rally, St.Albans.  Click HERE for more details. 

15th - 18th October - Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition, Warwickshire Event Centre

7th & 8th November - International Model Boat Show, Warwickshire Event Centre