Programme | Southport Model Engineering Club

Club programme

  • ** Next event: Wednesday 17th October - Building the Prince of Wales **
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We meet on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons.

Evenings feature talks on railways and model making, project nights when members show their current work, ‘you can do it’ demonstrations and film shows.

Weather permitting, Sundays are spent operating the railways and giving rides to visitors to Victoria Park.

Members free on Wednesdays meet during the day and work on outside projects and grounds maintenance. There is usually also running activity on the garden railway.

July 2018

Wednesday 4th
Monthly meeting

Wednesday 11th
Running night & visit by Ormskirk Brownies

Saturday 14th
Portable track at Ainsdale Show

Wednesday 18th
Bits & Pieces

Thursday 19th
Portable track at Marshside Methodist Church

Wednesday 25th
Building the US Transcontinental Railroad

Saturday 28th
40th Anniversary meal and running day

August 2018

Wednesday 1st
Monthly meeting

Wednesday 8th
Bits and Pieces

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th
Portable track at West Lancashire Light Railway

Wednesday 15th
Running night

Wednesday 22nd
Mini-talk on 3D CAD

Wednesday 29th
To be confirmed

September 2018

Wednesday 5th
Monthly meeting

Wednesday 12th
Bits and Pieces

Saturday 15th
Portable track at Crosby Scarecrow Night

Wednesday 19th
Gauge 1 night

Wednesday 26th
Working & travelling on the Transcontinental Railroad

October 2018

Wednesday 3rd
Monthly meeting

Sunday 7th
Portable track at the West Lancashire Light Railway

Wednesday 10th
Bits and Pieces

Wednesday 17th
Speaker from the P2 Trust

Wednesday 24th
To be confirmed

Wednesday 31st
Mini talks

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Each year we have a number of special event days, both home and away.

In 2018, we have a Diesel Day on Saturday 2nd June, an Open Weekend on 30th June & 1st July, and our 40th Anniversary celebrations on Saturday 28th July.

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We welcome new members of any age - visit us on any Wednesday or Sunday afternoon, come along to one of our evening meetings or
contact our Secretary.

You don’t have to be an engineer, just have an interest in modelling, in running a miniature railway or in our industrial heritage.

We can guarantee a friendly welcome and help in broadening your knowledge and interest in a wide range of