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Surrey Area Group: upcoming events

Surrey Area Group: upcoming events

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be on Saturday, 28th February 2015 for the Surrey Support Group Annual General Meeting.

The venue will be at the Clubhouse of the:

Woking Miniature Railway (Mizens Railway),
Barrs Lane,
Knaphill,
Surrey
GU21 2JW

The meeting commences at 2:00pm

South East Area Groups Meeting

This year’s meeting will be held on Saturday 30th May 2015 at:

Woking Miniature Railway (Mizens Railway),
Barrs Lane,
Knaphill,
Surrey
GU21 2JW

Between 12 noon and 1.30pm BBQ lunches and train rides will be offered on the extensive Mizens Railway 7¼" gauge railway, hopefully hauled by L&B steam loco 'YEO' built by the late L&BR Trust member David Bradbury.

The formal meeting commencing at 2pm will comprise a number of separate presentations, each followed by a Q&A session, including:-

  • L&BR Trust with a news update from Woody Bay, encompassing the progress & plans for Exmoor Enterprise (L&BR Trust Chairman Peter Miles);
  • EAST news of the L&B Heritage Coach restorations (L&BR Trustee Peter Snashall);
  • 762 Club progress with 'LYN' (L&BR Trust Chairman Peter Miles);and
  • Exmoor Associates news of their efforts to procure trackbed for Phase 3 (EA Chairman Mike Buse).

Attendance at the event will be FREE OF CHARGE and all members of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust are invited to attend this event. Other enthusiasts who would like to become members of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust are also invited to attend as we will be able to accept your Membership Application on the day.

There is ample FREE parking available within the grounds.

Sales Stand Outings

These are the exhibitions and shows so far identified that we are hoping to attend during 2015.......

  • 11/12 July               Listermania Railway Gala at The Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre;
  • 12/13 September    REC (Railway Enthusiasts Club) Exhibition at Woking Leisure Centre;
  • 11-13 December      Model Engineer Exhibition at Sandown Park.

We need some enthusiastic members willing and able to assist our existing volunteers to set up, man and dismantle our sales stand at the various railway related exhibitions and shows we attend. If you would like to participate in supporting the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway in a practical way, please make yourself known at the AGM on 28th February, or email our Group Chairman Barry Marshall.

Tablet Magazine

Members of the L&BR Trust who are members of the Surrey Support Group will shortly receive the next issue of our regular ‘Tablet’ journal. Any Group member who has not received their copy, please report the problem to our Group Chairman Barry Marshall.

Membership of the Surrey Support Group is free to all members of the L&BR Trust who reside in or immediately around the County of Surrey. Please email Barry Marshall if you would like to become a member.

Chris Dadson

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