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All Meetings Start at 8 pm.
2017

Thurs 12th October 17- Speaker Mike Fenton

The Chalford Rail Car & Brimscombe Bankers

Speaker Mike Fenton gives an illustrated talk on the fascinating railway history of the Chalford Rail Car from 1903-64 and the Brimscombe Bankers from 1845 based on his own personal research

 

Thurs 9th November 17-Speaker Ken Duffey

Russian Aviation Adventures Vol: 1

Speaker Ken Duffy takes us on an exciting pictorial journey of Russian Aviation, including  Moscow Airshows and the once secret Soviet Airforce Museum at Monino, to name but a few!

Thurs 14th December 17-Speaker Fred Winter

Fred’s Digital Travels Vol: 1, UK & Europe

In this amazing illustrated show, we join speaker & enthusiast Fred Winter on his travels through Europe featuring Bulgaria, Ireland & Britain… a ‘Winter’ show not to be missed! With plenty of Steam & Diesel traction

2018

Thurs 11th January 18-Speaker various

A view from the Cockpit and Buffet Car!

To celebrate 15 years of Wings and Wheels, Rich Kelsey, Dave Lamb & Nick Clarke give a combined two part illustrated talk on experiences in Aviation & Airshows, Railways & Steam Gala’s

Thurs 8th February 18-Speaker Pete Evans

Mainly Coasters… mainly Local

Step back in time with speaker Pete Evans as he recalls local shipping, and the last years of coaster operation on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, Avonmouth & the South West using his collection of maritime images to illustrate the scene with fascinating dialogue

Thurs 8th March 18 -Speaker Malcolm Garner

Southern Steam in the 1960s

Malcolm Garner gives an illustrated talk … on his adventures with a camera at the end of BR main line steam, and then a look at his recent volunteer work with Southern Locomotives Ltd

Thurs 12th April 18- Speaker Alan Freke

The Work of Technical Artist ‘F A Simpson’

Speaker Alan Freke gives an illustrated talk on this self-trained artist who created transport artwork and cut-away drawings from 1910 onwards for the Bristol Aeroplane Company, Imperial Airways, and many British Motorcycle Manufacturers

Thurs 10th May 18-Speaker Chris Bigg

Wings over Filton, Pre & Post War - Vol: 1 & 2

Speaker Chris Bigg presents a two part pictorial show of Bristol Aerospace; firstly from 1910 -’39 & secondly from 1939 to present day

 

The Society cannot be held responsible for any Personal Injury or Loss of Members’ Belongings

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Programme subject to change at short notice.

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Contact: Rich 07909 960202 or Dave 01453 544348.

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Entry to all shows £4.00 on door, all welcome at,

 

The Community Centre,

Rednock Drive,

Dursley Gloucestershire,

GL11 4BX.