Leyland SME: Programme of events for 2018. (V2.0)

Meetings held at The Conservative Club, Farington, Leyland at 20.00 hr's

NB: The dates of some of these events are provisional! Double check before making a long journey.

Thursday 4th January Annual General Meeting.
Thursday 18th January Favourite tools and why I like them - members contributions
Thursday 1st February Modelling in 7¼• gauge, and other hernia related items
Thursday 8th February Committee Meeting
Thursday 15th February Slide Show Night — bring your 10 favourite slides, yes slidesŒŒ..
Thursday 1st March Project Night - Members latest work on display
Sunday 4th March Boiler Testing Day down at the track
Thursday 15th March Vic Whittaker — Presentation - RCD to MCB or just SOS!
Thursday 29th March President‘s Trophy - award to best non-steam item on the night.
F.S.S.M. 30th/31st March/1st/2nd April Easter Weekend — lots of locos and lots of members please!
Thursday 12th April Bring & Buy — ignore the quality — enjoy the mass!
Sunday 22nd April National 3½" Gauge Rally — Bacon Butties 12.00 - 14.00 hrs. (John Barr in charge)
Thursday 26th April Mike Whalley — Presentation — A Bridge Too Far
Hol Mon 7th May May Day Holiday - Loads o' folks, so lots of locos please.
Thursday 10th May ”Feely in the Bag Night• — a blast from the past!
Thursday 17th May Committee Meeting.
Saturday 19th May LNER themed day —refreshments available. (Alan Crossfield in charge)
Thursday 24th May Abandon your chuck, chuck, let‘s talk collets and not the GWR type
Monday. 28th May Spring Bank Holiday - Loads o' folks, so lots of locos please.
Saturday/Sunday 3rd/4th June Malt Kiln Farm Steam Rally
Thursday 7th June Nostalgia Night - Memorabilia and things of times gone by.
Friday/Saturday 9/10th June Sweet Pea Rally - Club fact finding mission to Bristol SME
Saturday 16th June Leyland Festival: commitment to SRBC to run trains from 10:00hrs
Thursday 21st June Project Night - members latest efforts on display
Saturday 30th June Driver training. Bring your own lunch and make a day of it
Thursday 5th July Etchings night — or how I made my plates etc.
Sat/Sun 7/8th July IMLEC 2018 at Birmingham MES
Thursday 19th July Fun Day meeting at the track from 12.00, bring your lunch, F&C4T@5+
Saturday 21st July LMS Themed Day - refreshments available. Dave Kane in charge.
Thursday 2nd August Stationary Engines, Mamod, Wilesco and static models night
Thursday 16th August Chat Night.
Sat/Sun 18/19th August Open Invitation Weekend + Traction Attraction + refreshments on both days.IC Vic/Shaun
Thursday 23rd August Committee meeting
Monday 27th August Summer Bank Holiday - Loads o' folks, so lots of locomotives please.
Thursday 30th August Project Night - Members latest work on display.
Saturday 1st September Driver training — bring your own lunch and make a day of it.
Thursday 13th September Bring and Buy -Bring & Buy — ignore the quality — feel the mass!
Fri/Sat/Sun 14/15/16th September Seven and a Quarter Gauge Society AGM at SMET at Perth.
Thursday 27th September Guest Speaker - Ken Grub - Duke of Gloucester-Latest News.
Sunday 7th October Boiler Testing Day
Thursday 11th October An introduction to George Thomas, members contributions.
Sunday 14th October Alan Priddey‘s Diesel Day Sun + ”Eats• on both days.
Thursday 25th October Road Vehicles Night
Thursday 8th November 3D printing and other hi-tech stuff, a presentation by Dave Irvine
Thursday 15th November Committee Meeting.
Thursday 22nd November Measuring Precision, presentation by Peter Hodkinson
Monday 3rd December Annual Christmas Dinner.
Thursday 6th December Project Night - Members latest work on display.
Thursday 20th December LBSC Night — a tribute to a complex legend
Wednesday 26th December Boxing Day Mince Pie & Steam Up.
Tuesday 1st January Chairman's Run - The Committee let the New Year in down at the track.
Thursday 10th January Annual General Meeting.

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