Thorncombe Rail Activities Club enjoys the show

18:30 26 January 2013

model railway exhibition

model railway exhibition


Members of Thorncombe Rail Activities Club were treated to film and slides from amongst it own members at its January meeting, which was also it annual general meeting.

It was reported that the club continues on a steady footing both in terms of members and funds, and although visitor numbers were down for the Model Railway Exhibition in November, the event more or less broke even.

After the club business was complete, there was a short video and still pictures of a driving and firing turn on the Bulleid Pacific locomotive Eddystone which took place on the Swanage Railway last October.

The company that restores the locomotives, Southern Locmotives Ltd, offers these visits to shareholders, of which the Club is one.

David Brabner showed two DVDs incorporating the best bits of his very varied travels in 2011 to modern and preserved railways both in the UK and Europe. Despite the unpleasant weather, the audience wouldn’t let him leave until they had seen both.

The February meeting will feature a talk by Alan Corwood on Railway Memorabilia.

Non-members are very welcome, with visitors paying a small entrance fee.

It will take place at Thorncombe Village Hall, at 7.30pm, on Wednesday, February 20.


Other Entertainment Stories


The Beehive, in Honiton, has announced that it will be having six live screenings over the coming months.

Read more

Exmouth’s award-winning youth theatre group Centre Stage is putting the final touches to its next production, the family favourite slapstick comedy Bugsy Malone.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30

Crealy Adventure Park and Resort is launching a new feature for Hallowe’en.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

Local art and craft will be on show at Exmouth’s Glenorchy Church Hall.

Read more
Thu, 18:30

The first Exmouth and East Devon music awards are coming up tomorrow night (8.30pm, Friday, October 21) at the GWRSA Railway club on the Royal Avenue.

Read more
Thu, 17:30

Members of the Honiton History Society were thoroughly entertained at their last talk given by Bruce Upton of the Bridport Museum Trust.

Read more
Thu, 11:55

Exmouth’s Bicton Inn has more musical events lined up.

Read more
Wed, 18:42

Most will know and many will love the 1954 film favourite White Christmas starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 5°C

Most Read Entertainment

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder


Show Job Lists

Find planning applications