There’s the regular diary and competition updates, and some new photos of the August and September competition winners’ models, plus some other members’ work - Storm Trooper and T-34 by Andrew Davidge, Phantom by Andy Martin, Hurricane by Brian Boot, A13 Cruiser Tank by Les Clancy, Warhammer 40k Land Raider and Ultramarines by junior member Robert Baylis
1st September 2009
The Modelfest exhibitors list, diary and competition page have been updated.
25 July 2009
Late decision to exhibit at Cholsey Model Mania. Any club member planning to go, contact Chris McKee.
New photographs of models shown at the July club night by Andrew Davidge, Eric McLaughlin, Jim Potts, Allan Simpson, Chris McKee, Mark Hardy, John Constable, Brian Boot, Les Burningham, Nic Aronica, Richard Frizzel, Connie Nash, Les Clancy, Martin Humphrey, Pete Harris, Mark Jowett and Richard Clothier.
Updated Modelfest exhibitors list, competition results for July 2009 and Diary.
27th June 2009
We won the Best Branch Display contest at the IPMS Salisbury Show (see photo right).
New photos of the competition winners, plus a glut of Churchill tanks from Andrew Davidge, Les Clancy and Tony Horton.
In addition, we have Richard Clothier’s Babylon 5 Star Fury, Mark Hardy’s Ferrari 308, Sam Wilsons’ SdKfz 251, John Constable’s HMS Exmouth, Brian Boot’s cutaway Handley Page Halton, Jim Potts Elefant and T-122, and Les Burningham’s Westland Wasp.
At the June club night Mark Jowett resigned as Competition Secretary due to working hours problems. Richard Clothier volunteered to replace Mark, and there being no other candidates, Richard was unanimously elected to the role. The membership also gave sincere thanks to Mark for his long and unstinting service as Competition Secretary.
The diary and competition page have been updated.
17th May 2009
Photos from the Abingdon show. Updated the diary and competition page. As well as photos of the competition winners, there are also pictures of Les Burningham’s Canberra T4 conversion, Pete Dennis’ latest Centurion, Toby Knight’s CF-100 and Sea Venom, Brian Boot’s DH Comet, Andrew Davidge’s US Infantry and German Navy figures, Richard Clothier’s King Tiger, Jim Potts’ M32A1 and Oliphant, Sam Wilson’s Panzer 38t, an update of Allan Simpson’s captured SdKfz222, Mark Jowett’s Sean the Sheep Land Rover, Tony Horton’s Nimrod and Olaf Kievit’s YPR-765
25th April 2009
Added a list of who, so far, has booked to exhibit at Modelfest. (If you think you should be on the list click here.)
Mega photo update (with thanks to Chris Bradley for most of them), with models by Pete Dennis, Tony Horton, Mark Jowett, Olaf Kievit, Eric McLaughlin, Les Vowles, Mark Hardy, Chris Bradley, Pete Readman, Chris McKee, Andrew Davidge, Richard Clothier, Nic Aronica, Les Clancy and Julian Edwards.
Photo of the Poole show and updates to the diary and competition page.
4th April 2009
At last! We now have the date and venue for Modelfest confirmed. This year the show will be on Saturday (not Sunday) 19th September, at the same venue as last year, Kings College International , in Camberley.
The Annual General Meeting was held at the branch meeting of 9th March 2009.
Pete Readman, Mal Sleight and Mark Jowett were re-elected unopposed to their roles.
For the position of Chairman Chris McKee was proposed by Mark Woboys and seconded by Allan Simpson. Rod “Otto” Ulrich was proposed by John Tucker and seconded by Nic Aronica. By a show of hands Chris McKee was elected.
The Treasurer presented his interim report. Based on the reserves for the year, it was agreed to donate £1,200 to the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.
Diary and competition winners have been updated.
Added a picture from the Fleet Air Arm Museum show
15th February 2009
A thousand apologies to Richard Clothier for wrongly attributing his competition-winning Curtiss BFC2-1 in the last update.
12th February 2009
NOTE: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The club AGM will be held at the next club night, on 9th March 2009.
Approve the accounts for 2008
Determine charitable donation to be made
Election of club officers (all to stand down and seek re-election)
Andrew Davidge has set a theme for the July Members’ Trophy Competition; see the diary for details.
Added new photos of Brian Boot’s Shorts SC1, Richard Clothier’s Ford Deuce and Lockheed Orion, Pete Readman’s Helldiver I, Les Burningham’s Sea Venom and the competition winners. from the February club night.
1st February 2009
Updated diary and competition winners, which include the 2008 Model of the Year. This is judged from all the competition class winners of the last year, and was won by Chris McKee with his Centurion “Doghouse”.
There are also photos of Andrew Davidge’s Members’ Trophy winning model of a German machine gunner, and pictures of Tony Horton’s latest efforts.
Thanks are due to Brian Boot and Tony Horton for their photos of our stand at the London Model Engineering Exhibition last month. We had a large, joint display with four other clubs, which received a lot of interest.
Finally - better late than never - pictures from 2008 Scale ModelWorld. Many thanks to Chris Bradley and Allan Simpson for the p