The 2018 AGM
Saturday 12 May 2018
The WRVS Cornhill Centre, Castle Street, Banbury OX16 5NT
10:30 - Doors open with sales and displays.
11:00 - Annual General Meeting.
12:30 - Break for lunch - plenty of options locally and café on premises.
14:00 - 'The Brill Tramway and Verney Junction' by Geoff Burton.
16:00 - Finish.
Bring your own sales items for a £2 table fee.
The entrance to the venue and a pay-and-display car park are accessed from Bolton Road off Castle Street. The venue is a 15 minutes walk from the railway station.
The Autumn Meeting
Saturday 13 October 2018
Venue and programme to be announced.
The Great Central Railway Society (Sheffield Branch)
The Harlequin, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield S3 8GG.
(Formerly 'The Manchester' as in the Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Rly.)
Car parking nearby at Aizlewood Mills car park on Spitalfields (despite the warning notices!). On bus routes 47, 48 and 53.
for pedestrian routes from Sheffield railway station (a 20 minutes walk).
At 7.30pm on the 1st Thursday of the month.
A donation of £3 requested.
Contact: Ken Grainger 0114 254 0275 or Bob Gellatly 01909 565763.
Thursday 5 April 2018 - 'From York to Edinburgh and a bit further' by Mike Eggenton.
Thursday 3 May 2018 - 'The Master Cutler : Part 1' by Chris Youett.
Thursday 7 June 2018 - A railway walk around Retford. Meet at Retford station at 18:30. Connecting trains from Sheffield arrive at 18:25 and depart at 21:03 (the limited stop "Retford Rocket").
Thursday 5 July 2018 - 'More Changing Scenes on the Railway' by Geoff Griffiths.
NO MEETING IN AUGUST
Thursday 6 September 2018 - 'Around South Yorkshire and the North Midlands' by Ashley Shimwell.
Thursday 4 October 2018 - 'The Hill Railways of India' by Mike Fish.
Thursday 1 November 2018 - 'More Action by the Lineside' by Alan Burkwood.
Thursday 6 December 2018 - 'The Mansfield Railway' by Bill Taylor.
Thursday 3 January 2019 - 'A view from the box on the LD&ECR' by Derek Talbot and 'Coal on the LD&ECR' by Chris Booth.
The Great Central Railway Society (London Branch)
Contact: Richard Butler 01525 372487 or email@example.com.
The Grimsby & Cleethorpes Railway Group
The No.1, Station Approach, Cleethorpes DN35 8AX.
At 7.30pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
A donation of £3 requested.
Contact: Dennis Parkinson 0770 203 4455 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tuesday 20 March 2018 - 'Branch Lines in East Lincolnshire' by Mike Fowler.
Tuesday 17 April 2018 - 'Grantham to King's Cross' by Steve Armitage.
Tuesday 15 May 2018 - 'Streamlined Trains and Mallard's Record Run' by Chris Nettleton.
Tuesday 19 June 2018 - 'Capital Shed Bashing in the 1960s' by Peter Groome.
NO MEETINGS IN JULY AND AUGUST
The 8E Railway Association (Northwich Branch)
The Gladstone Club, Station Road, Northwich CW9 5RB.
At 7.45pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.
Contact: Paul Tench 07790 486 735
Tuesday 13 March 2018 - 'Had Bike, Did Travel!' by Barry Shore.
Tuesday 10 April 2018 - 'Railways in the Cornish Landscape' by Stephen Gay.
Tuesday 8 May 2018 : 'Cuban Railway Adventure' by Adrian Bodlander.
Lutterworth Railway Society
United Reformed Church, George Street, Lutterworth LE17 4EF.
At 7.30pm on 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.
Contact: David Hanger 01455 203307
Thursday 15 March 2018 - 'All Change at Grantham' by John Clayson.
Thursday 5 April 2018 - 'Isle of Wight Railways' by Ray Puddy.
Thursday 19 April 2018 - 'Strictly Freight Only - Part 2' by Brian Ringer.
Thursday 3 May 2018 - 'Northamptonshire Railways - Part 3' by Robin Callup.
Thursday 17 May 2018 - 'British Rail in the 1970s' by Gavin Lake.
Saturday 19 May 2018 - Model Railway Exhibition at the Wycliffe Rooms.
Thursday 7 June 2018 - 'Route of the South Yorkshireman' by Martin Bromley.
Thursday 21 June 2018 - 'A Look at the GCR Heritage Railway over the Years' by Ian Pettit.
Everyone will find a warm welcome at any of the meetings listed above.
There will be an admission charge or a donation requested to cover costs.