Programme | Southport Model Engineering Club

Club programme

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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.

January 2020

Wednesday 8th
Monthly meeting

Wednesday 15th
Bits and Pieces

Wednesday 22nd
Quiz night

Wednesday 29th
Trains at war - a history of railway artillery

February 2020

Wednesday 5th
Monthly meeting

Wednesday 12th
Bits and Pieces

Wednesday 19th
Defibrillator demonstration

Wednesday 26th
The early history of the Liverpool. Crosby & Southport Railway - Jim Ford

March 2020

Wednesday 4th
Monthly meeting

Wednesday 11th
Bits and Pieces

Wednesday 18th
The Bismarck in 1/100 scale

Wednesday 25th
Those inventive Victorians - cycling, flying and not drowning

April 2020

Wednesday 1st
Monthly meeting

Wednesday 8th
Bits and Pieces

Wednesday 15th
Running night

Wednesday 22
To be confirmed

Wednesday 29th
Mutiny on the Bounty

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Special Events

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

A full calendar of events in 2020 is

It includes special running days for various gauges, external visits and attendance at the local Big Model and Hobby Show.

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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