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RAILWAY THURSDAYS ARCHIVE

2017 PROGRAMME - PART 1

26-Jan-17 Eddie Field Paint Your Wagon'
9-Feb-17 Kevin Weston Longleat Railway – Infrastructure Upgrading in 2016
23-Feb-17 Jerry Clifford Working with Plasticard
9-Mar-17

Jimm Yarrow
POSTPONED until 20Apr

Slide Show - South African Adventure early 1980s
Wessex Water are closing our road on this evening.

23-Mar-17 Mike Fletcher A Railway Mans Home Layout
6-Apr-17 John Roxburgh 40 Years of My Railway Travels, Africa, Europe & UK
20-Apr-17 Jimm Yarrow Slide Show - South African Adventure early 1980s
4-May-17 John Fryer Update to Weekday Cross
18-May-17

Nick Richardson

Railways and War

1-Jun-17 Jerry Clifford Soldering Kits etc
15-Jun-17 John Gymer tba

2016 Programme Part 2

08-Sep-16 Jerry Clifford Soldering
22-Sep-16 Steve Jones Chilcompton Layout
06-Oct-16   postponed
20-Oct-16 John Roxburgh Photo Show of European Rail Trips
03-Nov-16 Michael Rumsay The Colour of Steam 
17-Nov-16 Tig Figure Painting
01-Dec-16 Dave Spencer Forest End - Lydgate Extension
15-Dec-16 Eddie & Rachael Field Ballasting (postponed from earlier in the season)
Including Christmas Mince Pies (probably!)

 

2016 Programme Part 1

07-Jan-16
21-Jan-16
Eddie & Rachael

Unfortunately Dave Spencer will not be able to host this Thursday as originally planned, Eddie & Rachael Field have agreed to host the evening

04-Feb-16
John Williamson  I've got DCC... what more can I do? - Software for Model Railways. Also, YouTube videos. John's channel has over 400 subscribers.  (JOHNPW22)
18-Feb-16
Postponed Sorry, no Railway Thursday this week.
03-Mar-16
Jerry, David & Guests Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway 50 Year Anniversary Special
17-Mar-16
John Fryer Weekday Cross - Progress report 2016 (3)
31-Mar-16
Kit Spackman The APT from a Different Slant - Presented by Kit Spackman, ex-Tilt System Development Engineer APT-E 
14-Apr-16
Nick Richardson Airbrush Basics
28-Apr-16
Richard Williams  Developing Proposed Railways into Layouts
12-May-16
Andy York The man behind RMWeb and the man behind the BRM camera
26-May-16
Rachael & Eddie Field Scenics, hills and valleys - Standing in at short notice
09-Jun-16
John Gymer Stuffing a Princess! DCC sound, smoke, light enhancements

 

2015

22-Jan-15 Jerry Clifford William Smith's Wharf 
05-Feb-15 David Billett Chicago to San Francisco via The Zephyr
19-Feb-15 Eddie & Rachael Ballasting & Weathering Track
05-Mar-15 Kevin Weston Westbury area signalling & the changeover from semaphore to colour-lights in the 1980s
19-Mar-15 John Fryer

From Weekday Cross to London Road

02-Apr-15 Dave Spencer 'Brown Field Sites - Modelling Grotty Ground'
16-Apr-15 Rob Owst Peafore Yard 
30-Apr-15 Jerry Clifford &
Dave Spencer
DG and Sprat&Winkle Couplings
14-May-15 Tim Williams Computer Control of your Layout
28-May-15 Nick Richardson Consett Iron Ore Trains 
11-Jun-15 Eddie & Rachael Devils Bridge OO9 - First Public Appearance
17-Sep
Dave Harris Mineral Wagons - They Arent All The Same!
01-Oct
Ashley Jones Pickfords - Models, Moving & Railways
15-Oct
Nick Richardson From Pit to Port – A Selected History of the Colliery Railways of the North East
29-Oct
Tig Model Painting Techniques & Tricks
12-Nov
John Gymer Welcome to the Wonderful World of DCC - Exploding the Myths, Chip Fitting and Fun…
26-Nov
Kevin Weston Our Local Railway 1978-84 - From Bath & Chippenham down to Whatley & Merehead.
10-Dec
Jerry Clifford The Warminster Project - Introduction

2014

16-Jan Jerry Clifford Working with Plasticard
30-Jan Tim Hitch Point Wiring
13-Feb Simon Castens The Titfield Thunderbolt - Simon owns and runs The Titfield Thunderbolt Bookshop in Larkhall, Bath and is a mine of information on the famous film.
27-Feb Dave Spencer
Realistic Hedges on a Budget 
13-Mar Dave Harris Research Techniques
27-Mar S&DJR Memories Somerset & Dorset Evening 
10-Apr John Fryer Why Weekday Cross?
24 Apr Signal Box Visit CANCELLED Due to operational reasons the Signal Box Visit has had to be cancelled this time. We have brought Richard Webbs pat 2 Thursday forward a few weeks to fill this date. 
Richard Webb Renumbering and Relettering - Part 2
8 May Eddie Field Tree Making
22 May Nick Richardson Railways & War 1860 to 1918
5 Jun John Gymer tba
14-Aug-14 Michael Rumsey ABC OF GWR - Rev. Audry - Box & Bath - Chippenham & Corsham 
28-Aug-14 Richard Webb Theres more to Westbury than Stone'
11-Sep-14 Eddie Field More Trees from Eddie
25-Sep-14 Jerry Clifford Soldering Again…. From the basics to more advanced techniques
09-Oct-14 Kit Spackman 'The APT from a Different Slant'  Presented by Kit Spackman, ex-Tilt System Development Engineer APT-E
23-Oct-14 Dave Spencer Further updates, hints & tips on Daves superb new layout
06-Nov-14 Pete Smith Darjeeling Himalayan Railway 
20-Nov-14 Jerry Clifford Tucking Mill as featured in the current edition of Railway Modeller (December 2014)
04-Dec-14 John Gymer "Shed Light On Your Shed" - an introduction to model lighting and other electronic mysteries....
18-Dec-14 Eddie Field Peco SmartSwith - how to fit and use the new Peco products

2013

Thursday

Title

Leader

24-Jan-13

Airbrushing

John Gymer

7-Feb-13

Computerised model railway

Lee & Lewis

21-Feb-13

Electra Graphics

Tim Hitch

7-Mar-13

Vehicles

Rob Owst

21-Mar-13

Foam Board Modelling

Eddie Field

4-Apr-13

Figure Painting

Tig

18-Apr-13

Bachmann Promo

Tony Lowe - Bachmann Rep

2-May-13

Scenery - Grasses

Steve Jones

16-May-13

Soldering

Jerry Clifford

30-May-13

Wiring Colour Light Signals

Tim Hitch

13-Jun-13

S&DJR

Jerry Clifford

27-Jun-13

Haul Y Bryn - OO9 Modelling

Eddie Field

11-Jul-13

Summer break

shop still open until 7pm

25-Jul-13

SUMMER SPECIAL

SUMMER SPECIAL

8-Aug-13

Summer break

shop still open until 7pm

22-Aug-13

Summer break

shop still open until 7pm

5-Sep-13 Making Trees Eddie Field
19-Sep-13 An Evening with… Jerry Clifford 
3-Oct-13 Renumbering & Relettering Richard Webb
17-Oct-13 An Evening with… Steve Jones 
31-Oct-13 Ballasting Tim Hitch
14-Nov-13 NE Colliery Railways Nick Richardson
28-Nov-13 An Evening with… Chris Nevard
12-Dec-13 tba tba
Christmas Break

 

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