What's On

Indoor meetings

Monday 22nd January
The time Machine visits?
Steve Armitage
A return visit by Steve with more digitally enhanced images from bygone days commencing in the late Victorian and proceeding towards the present time. This show will concentrate on the LMS Scottish lines.
Monday 12th February
 Note - Afternoon Meeting  North Eastern Steam
John Hunt
John is Chairman of the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group and well placed to give a wide ranging overview of the motive power used in the region from 1964 to 1969. As well as steam, other interesting topics may appear.
Monday 26th February
Railways in Warwickshire – 1963 to the Present Day
Anthony Hicks
A selection of colour slides taken from the 1960’s onwards by Bryan Hicks, covering the GWR and LNWR lines at Leamington Spa, and the WCML and GCR at Rugby. The show will be approximately 50% steam, 25% 1970’s diesel and the remainder from 1980 onwards. .
Monday 12th March
Leicester to Sheffield via Prague
Jason Cross
A journey from Leicester to Sheffield via Prague showing a wide variety of steam, diesel and electric railways and tramways found en route.
Monday 26th March
60 Years of Railway Photography
Les Nixon
Another wide ranging selection from Les’s collection covering all modes of traction from home and abroad
Monday 9th April
The Railway Photographs of Ken Boulter
Ted Hancock
Ken was a long term member of the branch until his death in 1962 with many of his photographs taken on RCTS trips. This is a selection taken around Sheffield between 1937 and 1960 most of which have never been published.
Monday 23rd April
Branch Members Evening
The four well known members listed below present short programmes on their selected topics
Howard Turner     Great Central Memories
Jim Bryant            Railway Parcel and Newspaper Stamps
Mike Brownhill     1960’s Scenes in the UK
Phil Lockwood & Enid Vincent    Dover to Penzance

Sheffield - evening meeting meetings are held at Sheffield Scouts HQ, Trippett Lane. Sheffield S1 4EL, commencing at 19.00 for a prompt 19:30 start A donation of £ 2.00 members / £ 3.00 non-members is requested.

Sheffield - afternoon meeting meetings are held at Sheffield Scouts HQ, Trippett Lane. Sheffield S1 4EL, commencing at 13:45 for a prompt 14:00 start. Car Parking is NOT available for afternoon meetings A donation of £ 2.00 members / £ 3.00 non-members is requested.

Both Society members and non-members are very welcome to attend our meetings

last updated: 01/08/17