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Weald and Downland Autumn Show Oct 5/6th 2019

By Richard Amos  With the weather forecast looking wet, I decided against taking the caravan travelling down each day instead. The site can get pretty boggy if wet and we had significant rain in the week leading up to the weekend. As it turned out, both days were relatively dry […]

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Pulborough Harvest Fair 28th September 2019

By Ian Sampson Due to a certain show being cancelled due to weather conditions, I managed to book into this show. It was a very good show and a nice line of engines, a lot of stalls selling all sorts of things plus charity stalls and food outlets. A small […]

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Le Moteur est dans le Pre, Giverny Sept 7/8th 2019

By Richard Amos Once again, Jon Foster and I  made our annual  trip to the Giverny show in France in Jon’s Discovery and my trailer carrying Jon’s Blackstone ‘Blister’ engine and my 4.5hp Fuller and Johnson. Somewhere in the back was Jon’s Henrici hot air engine.  Having taken the overnight […]

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Harvesting, West Stoke. 7/8th September 2019

By Ian Sampson This is a very laid back show, I have been going for years. This year the show had been brought together better rather than being spread out, the engine pen was larger and 12 engines booked in but only four turned up! Sunday was not much better, […]

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Balls Cross Charity Rally Aug 31/Sept 1st 2019

By Mark Tewkesbury With the Bank Holiday falling early this year, Tony Haydon’s event moved a week forward and meant it did not clash with ‘Harvesting’. Having bought a bargain basement Bamford a few weeks before, this was hurriedly prepared to take along. It was a mixed day, typical of […]

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Saddles & Steam – Singleton 17/18th Aug 2019

By Brian Charman My weekend started on the Thursday when I spent a few hours measuring and marking out our exhibit area. The weather was good with warm sunshine and the forecast for the following three days was looking promising with some rain showers! On Friday, exhibitors who were camping […]

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Chairman’s Report Nov/Dec 2019

By Steve Rowland – S.E.A.M.S. Chairman Dear Members On October the 17th SEAMS held its first Winter meeting of the season at Faygate Village Hall. We had about 15 members, that included John Peters, Richard Amos and Jon Foster, who provided us a look back to past rallies and events. […]

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Amberley Stationary Engines Day – 9th June 2019

by Sean Murrell Due to re-shuffling and communication issues among the event organisers inside Amberley Museum, what is normally April’s season opener event for many was pushed back into June. This lead to entries being lower than previous years, (or at least last year, I have to take peoples’ word […]

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Buckingham Park Show – 2nd June 2019

by Ian Sampson   We have been going to this show for a good number of years, so I hoped to get a good line of engines but a bit disappointed that we only had seven on show, still the show was very good with plenty of classic cars a […]

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Milestones – 2019

by Steve Rowland On the 1st of June SEAMS set off on a 1960’s coach to Milestones Museum. We have visited this museum before but a run out in the old coach is always an event. The coach stopped off for a break at Guildford Cathedral. There were lots of […]

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