Events – twice monthly meetings.

DATESpeaker/EventDetailsLocation
4th October 2017Roy AckrillFrom Brunel to HST and Beyond - The story of Nailsea & Backwell station from Brunel’s Bristol & Exeter Railway company, illustrated with pictures, videos and models.Begbrook
18th October 2017Charles PennyThe search for the Ideal track system - A switch design emerging from this search will be illustrated with a basic model that needs improvementBegbrook
1st November 2017Phil LovellInvestment Casting - 42 years foundry experience in the aircraft industry including technology development and production control lab illustrated with samples etc.Begbrook
15th November 2017Electric Loco evening
MC: Bob Lilley
On-the-Table focusing on electric locosBegbrook
6th December 2017Fiona Warrin
Members only please
Ladies Night - The Land Girls - A highly entertaining talk on the Land Girls of WWII. Why they joined, where they went, what they did and how it changed their lives.Begbrook
20th December 2017Members NightBring you stick, disc, model, etc
It's your night
Begbrook
3rd January 2018Martin EvansThe Bloodhound Project - An update on the Land Speed Record attempt car with lots of technical detailsBegbrook
17th January 2018TBABegbrook
7th February 2018AGMAll membersBegbrook
21st February 2018Peter LambBristol's Electricity History - The story of electricity supply development in Bristol from 1863 to 1948, showing little seen photographs of old Bristol.Begbrook
7th March2018Pete DickinsonThe trials and tribulations of model scratch building - Pete has displayed several of his models on the AWL stamd at our Thornbury exhibitions.Begbrook
21st March2018Spring Auction:
Auctioneer - TBA
Time to spring clean your workshopBegbrook