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Events at London MRC

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At my local club we hare having a drive to get some new members. If any of you live in the london area then you are more than welcome to pop along on a thursday night. we can accomodate most gauges from N to O and we have a library which in my opinion is second only to the NRM's (which is closed at the moment anyway!!)

We are looking for members with enthusiasm and the time to make projects really happen. I am also trying my best to float the idea of a new perminant layout for the club room. there is plenty of space and the club has the money to make it happen but we need some new members to help make it happen. There are several layouts under construction already for exhibition use but the club has never had a layout in the club room for the use of evryone.

Here is a list of the upcomming events.

The Model Railway Club
King's Cross


Thursday 13th September 2007 - 7.30pm
"Railways of Colorado"
An illustrated talk by Hugh Smith.

Thursday 27th September 2007 - 7.30 - 9pm
Members' Book Sales
A chance for members and their guests to have a first browse through our surplus books - before they are offered to the public. A wide selection of titles, priced to be sold.

Thursday 11th October 2007 - 7.30pm
"The Development of the APT"
An illustrated talk by Kit Spackman, the Development Engineer of the tilting mechanism on the original gas turbine Advanced Passenger Train, including a number of previously unpublished pictures.

Thursday 8th November 2007 - 7.30pm
"Infrastructure - Men & Machines"
An illustrated talk by railway writer and photographer John Stretton.

Thursday 6th December 2007 - 7.30pm
Annual General Meeting
Members only please this evening. The library will be closed.

Thursday 10th January 2008
Lecture - tbc

Thursday 14th February 2008
"Trees from the Top Down"
A demonstration by Jacqui Perrat on how to build realistic trees for your layout.

Thursday 13th March 2008
Nick Lera - returns with another cracking presentation.

Saturday/Sunday 23rd-24th March 2008
London Festival of Railway Modelling - Alexandra Palace
One of the UK's foremost railway modelling exhibitions, presented by British Railway Modelling with the MRC.

The second Thursday of the month from September to May is generally a talk or presentation on an aspect of modelling or prototype railways - please check our website for details of our autumn programme. On non-event Thursdays our extensive library is open for browsing and research (until 9pm) and our test tracks are available for most popular gauges. Visitors are welcome between 7 and 10pm. Please visit our website or call 020 7837 2542 for more details.

All events take place at Keen House, 4 Calshot Street, London N1 9DA. Refreshments are available.

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Ok. it will be good to meet up again at ally pally. will you be having your stand at ally pally?

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