Meeting Diary

SOUTHERN COUNTIES RAILWAY SOCIETY meeting diary

MEETING PROGRAMME - SEPTEMBER 2018 until JUNE 2019.

2018

Saturday 15th September THE BRIDPORT BRANCH - 70TH. Anniversary Year Meeting with Cutting a Birthday Cake. Brian Jackson will talk about The Bridport Branch including West Bay. Digital enhanced from original material.

Saturday 20th October RAILWAY ALL SORTS - Ken Mumford will dive into his vast range of railway subjects and present some of his favourites. Digital presentation.

Saturday 17th November THE END OF STEAM TRACTION AND ITS REVIVAL - Tony Storey will show us steam traction as it was in the 1960s and how restoration projects has led to a steam revival. Digital presentation using his own personal work.

Saturday 15th December SEASONAL MEETING WITH REFRESHMENTS AND A FILM SHOW presented by Martin Davey. Please bring along some food to share. Normal tea / coffee /squash provided.

2019

Saturday 18th January ANNUAL MEMBERS EVENING. Please bring along your slides or memory stick for a variety of slides and digital images showing . Please work on giving 15 minute presentations. Depending on time there may be an opportunity to show more.

Saturday 16th February QUEEN VICTORIA’S FUNERAL 1901 - Peter Keat will present how the railway of the day were involved in this sad event. Copies of original photographs and news coverage.

Saturday 16th March SIXTY YEARS OF THE SOUTHERN - Michael Baker will show slides from his extensive collection covering locations and railway scenes in the Southern Counties over Sixty Years. Digital presentation.

Saturday 27st April GOSLING’S GALIVANTS 2018 - The Chairman, Paul Gosling will photographically take us through his 2018 year of travels including Scotland. Slide presentation. (4th. Saturday in Month due to Easter)

Saturday 18th May HEAVY LIFTING - David Rowland will present some archive amateur film of derailments and their recovery in days gone by.

Saturday 15th June ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING . Followed by Member’s slides or digital images.

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