Bradford MES AGM 2019

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The Annual General Meeting of the Bradford Model Engineering Society will be held on Wednesday 6th March – 19:45 start at Saltaire Methodist Church

If any member would like an item including on the agenda please contact our secretary Laurence Bentley before 11th February. All committee positions are open to nominations. Please speak to one of our committee if you would like any information about these roles.

Manchester MMEX Exhibition 2019

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23/24th February – Queen Elizabeth Hall, New Radcliffe Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL

Setup: 14:00-17:00 Friday 22nd Feb
Open: 10:00-17:00 Sat, 10:00-16:00 Sun

Due to lack of exhibits we aren’t able to put on a stand this year but the information is still here for members who wish to visit.

2019 MMEX Flyer

Santa Comes to Northcliff 2018

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Sunday 9th December, Northcliff Railway

Booking is now open to the public for the 2018 Santa Special Booking

Ken Shipley will again be coordinating our helpers and trains, please let him know if you are able to lend a hand.

Annual Exhibition, Competition and Social 2018

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Saturday 24th November – 12:30-16:30
Saltaire Methodist Church

Raised Track Re-Opening 2018

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Saturday 15th September at Northcliff Railway

We are very pleased to welcome Diane Carney to open our rebuilt raised track by cutting the ribbon after a short speech at 12:00. Passenger rides will be available in the afternoon on the ground level track while guest locos run on the raised track. Various locos and models will be on display in the bottom field.

Rae Gala 2018

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Sunday 1st July 2018, 14:00-16:30 in Northcliff Woods.

Both railways will be running along with lots of stalls, brass band and activities.

Open Day 2018

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Bradford MES Open Day, Northcliff Railway

Saturday 16th June, gates will be open from 10:00 and finish around 17:00.

Visitors from other societies are welcome to attend and bring locos. Please contact Russ Coppin to book yourself in.

Throstle Nest RDA Charity Event

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Friday 1st June, 14:00-17:00 at Northcliff Railway

We will be running the railways for this charity who teach disabled children and adults to ride and work with horses. There will be various pony related activities and all proceeds going to the charity.

Bradford MES AGM 2018

January 9, 2018 by · Leave a Comment
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The Annual General Meeting of the Bradford Model Engineering Society will be held on Wednesday 7th March – 19:45 start at Saltaire Methodist Church

If any member would like an item including on the agenda please contact our secretary Laurence Bentley before 13th February.

The positions of Track Superintendent and Publicity Officer are currently vacant in addition to all committee positions being open to nominations. Please speak to one of our committee if you would like any information about these roles.

Open Day 2019

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Bradford MES Open Day, Northcliff Railway

Sunday 21st July, gates will be open from 10:00 and finish around 16:30.

Visitors are welcome (with or without locos) please let me know by email bradfordmes@outlook.com

Open Day 2019

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Bradford MES Open Day, Northcliff Railway

Saturday 22nd June, gates will be open from 10:00 and finish around 16:30.

Visitors are welcome with or without locos, please let me know by email bradfordmes@outlook.com

Doncaster Model Engineering Exhibition 2019

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10-12th May – Doncaster Racecourse, DN2 6BB

Setup: 11:00-19:00 Thursday 9th May
Open: 10:00-17:00 Fri/Sat, 10:00-16:30 Sun

The Doncaster Show Website

Friends of Wibsey Park Fun Day

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Sunday 27th May – 12:00-16:00
Wisbey Park

Full details to be released soon, lots of activities planned and we should have some boats out on the lake.

Mince Pie Steam Up 2019

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Members winter running day and social

Thursday 27th December – 12:30 start and finish when cold!
Northcliff Railway

November Meeting 2019

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Autumn Auction

Wednesday 6th November – 19:30 start
Saltaire Methodist Church

Please remember that only members can bid on items.

October Meeting 2019

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“Walschaert’s Valve Gear, Piston Valves and Superheaters” by Ron Fitzgerald

Wednesday 2nd October – 19:30 start
Saltaire Methodist Church

September Meeting 2019

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19th Century Warships by Michael Hawkridge

Wednesday 4th September – 19:30 start
Saltaire Methodist Church

August Meeting 2019

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Evening running and social evening

Wednesday 7th August – 19:30 start
Northcliff Railway

Boating Competition and Social Evening 2019

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Sailing competition and Social Evening

Wednesday 3rd July – 19:30 start
Wisbey Park

The club boats will be available for anyone who want to have a go at sailing around the lake the fastest.

Loco Competition 2019

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Electric Loco Competition and Running Evening

Wednesday 5th June – 19:30 start
Northcliff Railway

May Meeting 2019

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“Cromford and High Peak Railway” by John Holroyd

Wednesday 1st May – 19:30 start
Saltaire Methodist Church

April Meeting 2019

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Spring Auction

Wednesday 3rd April – 19:30 start
Saltaire Methodist Church

Please remember that only members can bid on items.

February Meeting 2019

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Industrial Film Evening

Wednesday 6th February – 19:30 start
Saltaire Methodist Church

 

January Meeting 2019

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Bits and Pieces / Workshop Techniques Evening

Wednesday 2nd January – 19:30 start
Saltaire Methodist Church

Raised Track Rebuild

November 25, 2017 by · 1 Comment
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Last running day – Sunday 1st October 2017 –


Rail removal and track demolition –


Digging the new foundations –


Laying the new track bed –


The builders are just finishing off the new wall that the track will sit on, more photos to follow…

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