Programme | Southport Model Engineering Club

Club programme

  • ** Next event: Wednesday 9th October - Bits and Pieces **
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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 projects and grounds maintenance. There is usually also running activity on the garden railway.

August 2019

Wednesday 7th
Monthly meeting

Saturday 10th
Big Model Show, Southport Convention Centre

Wednesday 14th
Bits and Pieces

Wednesday 21st
Running night

Wednesday 28th
Visit to Windmill Farm

Saturday 31st/Sunday 1st Sept
Curly Bowl competition

September 2019

Saturday 31st Aug/Sunday 1st
Curly Bowl competition

Wednesday 4th
Monthly meeting

Wednesday 11th
Bits and Pieces

Wednesday 18th
Running night

Wednesday 25th
Tornado Talk

October 2019

Wednesday 2nd
Monthly meeting

Wednesday 9th
Bits and Pieces

Wednesday 16th
To be confirmed

Wednesday 23th
Screw cutting - a talk by Jim Small

Wednesday 30th - Hot-Pot Night

November 2019

Wednesday 6th
Monthly meeting

Wednesday 13th
Bits and Pieces

Wednesday 20th
The Atmospheric Railway

Wednesday 27th
Narrow Gauge for the Military

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

In 2019, we have a Diesel Day on Saturday 4th May, and our Open Weekend on 29th & 30th June and a Gauge 1 and 16mm day on Saturday 20th July.

We shall also be supporting the Big Model and Hobby Show at the Southport Convention Centre on Saturday 10th August.

** UPDATE** We shall be hosting the 2019 'Curly Bowl' competition on the weekend of 31st August and 1st September. The programme is as follows:

Saturday - LBSC loco running

Sunday - the competition itself, on our inner 2.5, 3.5 and 5" tracks. also LBSC loco running on our main (outer) track.

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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