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Twyford Waterworks Spring Rally 5th May

This Rally is held as an opening event for the year and includes all the site being open and as much as possible in operation as well as lots of visiting cars, tractors, stationary engines, model boats, a minature railway, several minature traction engines and several full size ones too! […]

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West Grinstead Church Fete 28th April

I went to this show on the Sunday of the two day event and soon had the engines set up.There was no running of engines till about midday until the church service had finished. The number of engines was about 12 and a tractor on show and during the day […]

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Saddlescombe Farm Gas-Up 21st April

This event is held at the old farm that nestles in the valley on the South Downs near Devils Dyke, the club has been putting on displays here for a number of years, and this year we had a good number of different engines on display with a number driving […]

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Brighton and Hove Engineerium

To stave off the boredom of cold January days, I paid a visit to the open day at the Goldstone Pumping station (formerly the Brighton and Hove Engineerium) in Neville Road, Hove. Many of you will recall the Engineerium contents were due to be sold off on site by Bonhams […]

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Health and Safety Reminder

We are actively checking at our events to see if non members attending have the appropriate insurance cover (currently £5 million), and taking a closer look at all the exhibits to make sure they are safe to run. SEAMS members ar very good at this and have some excellent displays […]

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Blatchington Windmill Club Nights

The club nights held at the new venue (Blatchington Windmill) every other month are gaining in popularity.  I have heard several positive comments and for those that haven’t attended any of our club nights either at Warnham or Blatchington Windmill, please do try and attend at least one and see […]

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Gas-Up at Hurst Farm 30th December 2012

Paul invited SEAMS to hold our end of year gas-up at Hurst Farm.  I’m always pleased to hear those words as I know we at SEAMS are in for a really good day out. I am not sure why Paul volunteers to hold the gas-up at his farm, as it […]

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To Paint or Not to Paint

A subject thst often comes up these days is whether to paint or not!  If you have an engine or some other item be it a mill or pump, the first question may be `do I just mechanically restore and give  it the oily rag treatment’, or `do I paint […]

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First Official Event of 2013

The first official event of 2013 will be the Gas-Up and Bring and Buyat the Southdown garden Centre at Hassocks on March 17th. For those that have not been before, this is becominga very popular and interesting event whether you want to buy or sell, exhibit an engine or collection […]

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The Last Event of 2012

The last event of 2012 was held at my place (Hurst Farm) on the 30th December and was well attended by club members and visitors who were interested to find out what was going on.  There were not many engines this year but we did manage to run  of the […]

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