Please note that there is extensive building work currently going on at the school. The main effect is that the car park that used to run right along the front of the school has been cut short and therefore, in order to get to our reserved car parking in the tennis courts, you will need to drive southwards down the road in front of the school and turn left just past the school buildings. This will all be signposted and we shall be using additional stewards to help you. Please bear with us as this will be the first time we have used these arrangements!

After many years in the gestation, Model Railway Journal no 265 features an extensive article by Richard Butler on Westcliff .

Lee-on-the-Solent was featured in full colour in the January edition of Hornby Magazine. The link below shows the cover (from the Hornby website), and the bottom link is a popup which shows some of the magazine’s content, including Lee-on-the-Solent. https://www.hornbymagazine.com/2017/12/07/january-issue-out-now/ https://pocketmags.com/hornby-magazine/january-2018#popup1  

Congratulations to Dave and Matt Smith and the Brighton East operating team for winning best layout at Expo EM at Bracknell. A really nice friendly show with a good ‘buzz’ about it. Dave Bridges, Duncan Redford, Jonathan Buckie, Ian Buckie, Tony Sullivan and Dave Hawkins also attended as demonstrators. Paul Segar exhibited Edge Hill.  A good…

SHMRC’s next exhibition will be held on Saturday 18 November 2017, at the Admiral Lord Nelson School

At the York Model Railway Exhibition over the Easter weekend, the Mike Cook memorial  cup was award to SHMRC’s ‘Hope-under-Dinmore. Mike Cook was for many years the driving force behind the York show and the cup is awarded to the layout which, in the opinion of those who knew Mike, he would have enjoyed watching…

Hope-under-Dinmore won the founders cup at the recent Southampton Exhibition. Tony Wright commented: ‘I also was invited to be one of the judges for the Founder’s Cup, awarded to the layout which had, in the judges’ view, the highest standards of modelling. There were several contenders (just about every layout, such was the high standard…

On Tuesday 10 November we have booked Terry Bendall to give us a talk called “I did (do) it my way”. Terry has been at the forefront of S4 Modelling for many many years, in the early years he was one of the founder members of the Group that built Pulborough as featured at many shows…

SHMRC was out in force over the weekend of 12/13 September at ExpoEM North in Manchester. Eastwood made its first appearance with all five scenic boards operational (although the two newest boards were very much ‘work in progress’). Paul Segar showed his Edge Hill MPD for the first time and Dave Hawkins exhibited Great Bardfield,…

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