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Monday 25th September
Sheffield
The Peter Fox Collection – The 1990’s
Andrew Barclay
Andy continues his series of talks with more varied and hitherto unseen material from the later years of Peter Fox’s wide ranging collection.
1930
Monday 9th October
Sheffield
Sir Thomas Bouch, Hero?, Villain?, Victim? Or bad PR?
Bill Jagger
Sir Thomas Bouch played a significant part in railway development yet is generally remembered from the Tay Bridge disaster. This talk will introduce the audience to his career and other works.
1930
Monday 23rd October
Sheffield
60 Years a Locoman
Dave Darwin
A three part programme of pictures covering 1950’s steam, MGR services and finally from Dave’s volunteer driver’s duties at Barrow Hill.
1930
Monday 13th November
Sheffield
BR in 1962
Gavin Morrison
A further selection of pictures from Gavin’s extensive collection, this time highlighting the changing BR scene in 1962.
1930
Monday 27th November
Sheffield
Manchester to Liverpool via the CLC route
Ken Grainger
A then and now journey from Manchester to Liverpool via the Cheshire Lines Committee route, which still retains so much of its original character.
1930
Monday 11th December
Sheffield
Annual General Meeting and Christmas Social Evening
Your chance to influence the running of the branch
Ken Grainger
Items for discussion can be sent to the secretary for inclusion on the agenda or raised under “any other business”. Nominations for committee members would be gratefully received. The usual format for the social evening will follow the AGM.
1930
Monday 8th January 2018
Sheffield
 Note - Afternoon Meeting  Trains to the Lincolnshire Seaside
Alf Ludlum and Phil Eldridge
A return visit by Alf Ludlum from the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway Society who will be giving an illustrated talk on the history of the railways to the seaside towns of Cleethorpes, Mablethorpe, Sutton on Sea and Skegness, concentrating on the excursion traffic to these resorts.
1400
Monday 22nd January 2018
Sheffield
The time Machine visits?
Steve Armitage
A return visit by Steve with more digitally enhanced images from bygone days commencing in the late Victorian and proceeding towards the present time. This show will concentrate on the LMS Scottish lines.
1930
Monday 12th February 2018
Sheffield
 Note - Afternoon Meeting  North Eastern Steam
John Hunt
John is Chairman of the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group and well placed to give a wide ranging overview of the motive power used in the region from 1964 to 1969. As well as steam, other interesting topics may appear.
1400
Monday 26th February 2018
Sheffield
Railways in Warwickshire – 1963 to the Present Day
Anthony Hicks
A selection of colour slides taken from the 1960’s onwards by Bryan Hicks, covering the GWR and LNWR lines at Leamington Spa, and the WCML and GCR at Rugby. The show will be approximately 50% steam, 25% 1970’s diesel and the remainder from 1980 onwards. .
1930
Monday 12th March 2018
Sheffield
Leicester to Sheffield via Prague
Jason Cross
A journey from Leicester to Sheffield via Prague showing a wide variety of steam, diesel and electric railways and tramways found en route.
1930
Monday 26th March 2018
Sheffield
60 Years of Railway Photography
Les Nixon
Another wide ranging selection from Les’s collection covering all modes of traction from home and abroad
1930
Monday 9th April 2018
Sheffield
The Railway Photographs of Ken Boulter
Ted Hancock
Ken was a long term member of the branch until his death in 1962 with many of his photographs taken on RCTS trips. This is a selection taken around Sheffield between 1937 and 1960 most of which have never been published.
1930
Monday 23rd April 2018
Sheffield
Branch Members Evening
The four well known members listed below present short programmes on their selected topics
Howard Turner     Great Central Memories
Jim Bryant            Railway Parcel and Newspaper Stamps
Mike Brownhill     1960’s Scenes in the UK
Phil Lockwood & Enid Vincent    Dover to Penzance
1930

Sheffield - evening meeting meetings are held at Sheffield Scouts HQ, Trippett Lane. Sheffield S1 4EL, commencing at 19.00 for a prompt 19:30 start A donation of £ 2.00 members / £ 3.00 non-members is requested.

Sheffield - afternoon meeting meetings are held at Sheffield Scouts HQ, Trippett Lane. Sheffield S1 4EL, commencing at 13:45 for a prompt 14:00 start. Car Parking is NOT available for afternoon meetings A donation of £ 2.00 members / £ 3.00 non-members is requested.

Both Society members and non-members are very welcome to attend our meetings

last updated: 01/08/17