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Groups

 

East Anglia Group

(Supporting the Welsh Highland Railway Society)

 

David Gander  dh.gander(at)virgin.net

 

NGRS members are welcome to attend the Welsh Highland Railway Society meetings (East Anglia Group) held at: 

The Six Bells Pub, 9 High Street, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5DH.

We meet up any time after 6-6.30pm as an evening meal is available in the restaurant or bar at reasonable prices. (Fulbourn is easily accessible from the A14 and M11 and is served from Cambridge by Stagecoach bus Citi 1 Note: Bus runs every 30 minutes. Car parking can be busy at the pub, but there is space available on Church Lane, a 3-5 minute walk away).

Meetings start around 8pm with a halfway break for coffee (£1.20 per person), and we finish around 10pm. There is a charge of £2 per meeting (£3 for non-members). We usually meet on the third Thursday of the month (except for December, which tends to vary), with a break for January and between June and September (inclusive).

Lincolnshire Area Narrow Gauge Group

(Click for branch web-site & program)

Tim Hudson

52 Long Leys Road, Lincoln, LN1 1DR 

e-mail: tim(at)photrek.co.uk

 

Meetings : Meetings are now held in the ‘Function Room’ at the ‘Golden Eagle’, 21 High Street, Lincoln, LN5 8BD commencing at 7.30pm (room available from 7.00pm) and finishing by 10.00pm. Non-members are welcome.

 

Program 2019:

A late reminder that the June 2019 meeting of the Lincolnshire Area Narrow Gauge Group took place on Wednesday 12th June @ 7.30pm. All are welcome! Tim Hudson tim@photrek.co.uk (01522 524672).

The joy of being 'Group Leader' (dogsbody?) is that I get to chose the speakers

London and Southern Area 

The London and Southern area of the Society remains in abeyance. However NGRS members will be welcome to join with the W&LLR London and Thames Valley Groups in their joint Spring 2021 programme of virtual presentations by excellent speakers via Zoom.

 

Monday 1st February at 19.30: Helen Ashby - Sierra Leone Railway and Museum.

Monday 1st March at 19.30: Michael Bunn - CF Baie de Somme.

Monday 12th April at 19.30: Geoff Warren - Janakpur Railway, Nepal; and Victoria Falls to Nairobi.

 

If you would like to join one of these meetings, please email Tom White at  whitetw@hotmail.com to request the Zoom meeting link, which will be available a few days prior to the meeting. Without the link you will not be able to login to the meeting.

 

Peter Lemmey     peterlemmey@waitrose.com

 

Yorkshire

David Charlesworth

email: dinasjunction(at)gmail.com 

94 Cheltenham Rd. Bradford, BD2 1QQ      Tel: 01274 787150

 

Meetings : Held on Thursday evenings, starting at 7.30pm in the Epicentre at the Meanwood Valley Urban Farm, Sugarwell Road, Meanwood, Leeds, LS7 2QG (Tel: 0113 262 9759)

The building is open from 7.00 pm. Note - a donation of £3 will be necessary to cover expenses. Light refreshments are available.

Meetings 2020

   February 6th.       The Belgian Vicinal System on Film. Malcolm Hindes.

    March 5th.           Chemins de Fer Portatifs Decauville. Neil Clayton.

    April 2nd.             Round & About Europe. John Butler.

     May  7th             Australia & New Zealand. Peter Kirkby.

 

 

 

 

North Staffs & Sth Cheshire Area

Peter Moore      

Tel: 07824-340777  

email; peter.loxx(at)gmail.com

 

NOTE:  Sadly this group has now closed. However, if a member or members would like to take up the role of group organiser or secretary, we would be happy to pass on the baton, the contact lists and so forth. We thank everyone who was able to enjoy the talks we organised this year for their support.  

From Peter Sladen and Peter Moore

For more information please contact Peter Moore above.

 

Wessex

 

NGRS members are welcome to attend the Welsh Highland Railway Society (Wessex Group meetings, held at The Flowerpots Inn, Cheriton, Hampshire.

The pub has its own microbrewery attached, and serves good food.

 

See Meeting Dates (Welsh Highland Railway Society Website link) for contacts and other details etc.

 

Note:: NGRS Local Area Groups are generally run by NGRS members and are not managed by, nor form part of, Narrow Gauge Railway Society Company Limited by Guarantee.

OTHER MEETINGS

Members are cordially invited to attend the meetings of: 

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Kendal) and Kent & East Sussex Railway group at Ashford (Kent).

 

Malvern Narrow Gauge Group is an open group in the Hereford & Worcester area. Their contact is Bill Burton / Morris Portsmouth Tel: 01684-567928 / 592079 and at June 2017 their meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of alternate months (Feb/Apr etc) in the United Reformed Church Hall, Malvern Link, just down from railway station at 8:00 pm. All NG enthusiasts are welcome.

 


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