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Staplefield 27th May 2018

By Ian Sampson This show seems to grow in numbers of exhibits every year and with the weather fine that helped with the numbers. I went on the Sunday to the show site to meet John and Heather to set up our section and help where else we could. I […]

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Harris’s Old Time Funfair 15th April 2018

By John Peters About 25 members arrived on Sunday morning for 10.30. Robert Harris gave us a fine talk of the history dating back to great grandfathers day in the 1860s. Then we started a tour of the old yard. We found old lorries and more old lorries, motorbikes, tractors, […]

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Chairman’s Report July 2018

By Steve Rowland Dear Members The year is now marching on and by the time you read this we will be into July! I have a few important points to cover in this report . Firstly in the last newsletter I stated that SEAMS were looking at and reviewing how […]

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Amberley Stationary Engines Day 29 April 2018

By Mark Tewkesbury Following the super hot weekend of St. Georges and the West Grinstead rally, things looked rather good for our yearly foray to the Amberley Museum. Oh dear! what did we do to upset the weather gods? As always, it pays to get in early, so the alarm […]

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Countryside Festival West Grinstead 21/22 April 2018

By Ian Sampson This event has been running for many years. I went along on Sunday and was greeted by John and Maureen, the engine section organisers. It was not long for the rest of the exhibitors to arrive and there was eleven engines on display and running. The weather […]

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Chairmas Report May/June 2018

By Steve Rowland Dear Members We have had a few interesting things happen since the last newsletter. There was a very good turnout at the last of the years club nights, where John Peters showed I believe up to 130 photos of past rallies, mainly from the 1990’s. Unfortunately I […]

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Leith Hill Pump House – Part 2

By Philip Sampson Before removal we wanted to have a good look around the pump house & its surroundings. Inside the door to the left was a curved concrete block with pipe work surrounding it which was probably for the cooling tank. In the opposite corner a smaller block which […]

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Chairman’s Report – March/April 2018

By Steve Rowland – SEAMS Chairman A very proud Rowan rallying for the first time with his very own Wolseley WD11, which was a Christmas present. Is this our youngest member with his own engine? I doubt it’s been the same for everyone, but it seems like January has flown by […]

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Collectomania Midhurst 22nd October 2017

By Ian Sampson This event has been held for many years by the Double L Club and attracts enthusiasts from far and wide. All sorts of collection are on display plus a few tables with people selling items. I took a display of old oil tins, some going back to […]

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Pulborough Harvest Fair 23rd September 2017

By John Peters I was asked to provide a few Stationary Engines for this show last year. As it was at short notice, there were only a few engines but the public response was good so I was asked if it could be made bigger. This year I arrived early […]

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