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Bluebell Vintage Weekend 9/10th August 2014

This show has been run for a lot of years and I have been going on and off since the the 70’s. In the early days we were in the railway yard at Sheffield Park, then we moved to the station approach at Sheffield Park, we used to get as […]

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Oakwoodhill Fete and Flower Show 9th August 2014

This event has been going for a very long time but engines are relatively new to it. Recently I have been joined by a few others and since our family started taking the model railway, I have handed the section over to Tom Beams. This year we were advised there […]

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Lingfield Steam & Country Show 2/3rd August 2014

Last year I went to this show as a spectator and quite enjoyed it, so this year I went again but it was not as good as last year. Every section was down on numbers, only 8 tractor and around a dozen military vehicles. The only section that was bigger […]

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Liss Steam Show 12/13th July 2014

I have been going to this show for about 3 or 4 years and it is a good smallish show with around 200 exhibits. I arrived at around midday on Friday with my son Philip on my tail, Richard had just arrived minutes before us. Soon we had been shown […]

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News from the Editor September/October 2014

Well Summer is over and didn’t it disappear quickly!We have had some good events over the season and things are not letting up. September looks pretty full as does October so don’t think its all over yet. It is good to report that SEAMS member Bill Ovenden has made a […]

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High Beeches Hot Air Engine Part 2

It’s been a joy to walk through the wildflower meadow on our way to the pump house these past few weeks, all in flower at the same time and looking spectacular, especially the orchids. At primary school many years ago, I used to know the names of all the wildflowers […]

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Wings Gas Up

I was asked by a few people to do another gas up at Wings Museum by a couple of members so after a few phone calls we had ten engines on display. I arrived early to set up and we put up the pins and ropes by opening time. There […]

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Club Barbeque, Faygate, 26th June

When deciding on Faygate Village Hall as our meeting place for our winter meetings, we realised they were able to offer a BBQ with bar facilities since the hall is often booked for this type of event. Looking around it was also feasible to use the space outside the hall […]

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Dene Rally held at Monkwood, Hampshire

I entered this show after getting one of there flyers in a newsletter. I looked it up on the internet and it had good reports for their last two shows. I arrived on site on Friday morning to be met by Tony Haydon, who had been asked to look after […]

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Buckingham Park 2014

This is a Donkey Derby and Classic Vehicle Rally organised by the Adur East Lions Club and held this year on Sunday the 8th June at Buckingham Park, Shoreham. I am led to believe that in years gone by SEAMS were regular exhibitors, but in recent times it disappeared from […]

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