Programme | Southport Model Engineering Club Southport Model Engineering Club HomeWhat we doOur railwaysThe tourTrain ridesProgrammeFind usContact usResourcesOfficersPhotosClub historyOpen daysOpen weekend 2007Open weekend 2008Open weekend 2009Open day 2014CompetitionsNGLEC 2012IMLEC 2008NGLEC 2006LinksCracker MENU Southport Model Engineering Club Club programme ** Next event: Wednesday 19th June - Running night ** 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. April 2019Wednesday 3rdMonthly meetingWednesday 10thBits and PiecesWednesday 17thVictorian monorails - Peter WilloxWednesday 24thVintage motorcycles May 2019Wednesday 1stMonthly meetingWednesday 8thBits and PiecesWednesday 15thRunning nightWednesday 22ndThe hidden history of Preston - Alan SandersonWednesday 29thSale of member's equipment June 2019Wednesday 5thMonthly meetingWednesday 12thBits and PiecesWednesday 19thRunning nightWednesday 26thOpen weekend preparationSaturday 29th & Sunday 30thOpen weekend July 2019Wednesday 3rdMonthly meetingWednesday 10thBits and PiecesWednesday 17thRunning nightSaturday 20thGauge 1 and 16mm DayWednesday 24thGauge 1 & 16mm demonstrationWednesday 31stThe Canadian Pacific - Jim Ford 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, with the competition itself on the Sunday. Details to follow. 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 subjects.