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Cobbs Mill 7th September 2013

On a Saturday morning a small group of engine enthusiasts got together to run the large Tangye gas engine that SEAMS members helped restore a few years ago. The event was a private visit by the Somerset Mills Group, who were doing a Sussex Mills weekend tour. Cobbs was one […]

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SEVAC Townings Farm Working 31st August to 1st September 2013

Each year, at the end of Harvest, SEVAC tractor club have a working weekend at Townings Farm, Chailey Common, where they cut corn and thresh it out. Also for the tractors there is ploughing, discing, harrowing and other tractor duties. This year they organised a ‘Bread Race’, that’s not to […]

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Rudgwick Steam Rally 24th to 26th August 2013

A SEAMS favourite event with the club enjoying its own special pen near to the main arena. I popped in on the Sunday to see how things were going and to drop off the last newsletter for approval. A nice line up with Dave Carpenters lovely Gardner first in line, […]

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Cranleigh Classic Car Show 18th August 2013

This show is organised by the Lions and for the last few years, Ian Sampson has been asked to provide a few engines. You need to be there early before the cars arrive as there can be quite a queue to get in. Previously we have been by the entrance […]

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Northchapel Steam Rally 10 and 11th August 2013

I missed this show last year due to a prior booking, so decided to attend this year. I arrived early on Thursday morning to find my booked site on the field had been moved so I could not have a flat site.  I moved up the field and dug my […]

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Lingfield Steam and Vintage Show August 3rd and 4th 2013

I decided to pay this show a visit as I had not been to the show for a number of years although I have exhibited there in the past.  The show is held at Blindley Heath and I went on the Saturday. The layout had changed from the last time […]

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Letter from The Editor

The Rally season is now well and truly over. We have had a good run of mild and mostly dry weather with some late Summer and Autumn events enjoying nice sunshine, unfortunately that cannot be said for our season closer at Singleton. New Year Gas Up SEAMS have been cordially […]

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Club Nights

Click here to view the map showing our new venue. Please note that on leaving, if you turn left out of the car park you can only head towards Crawley. The itinerary so far is:- November 21st: Club AGM (groan!) Seriously we need your input so please put this date […]

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Should we… shouldn’t we?

Here is another of those questions that seem to plague the engine movement i.e. should I paint it or leave it in its working clothes??? This one will also bring as many differing opinions, Why do show organisers require stationary engines to run all day ?? It so happens that […]

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Pauline Jefford

As if losing one friend was bad enough, Paul’s passing was followed closely by Pauline Jefford, daughter of Doris Monnery. Some older members may remember Pauline and Cecil attending shows with engines, alongside Fred & Doris. I can’t say I remember this, but did see Pauline on a few occasions. […]

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