A selection of meetings of interest to members.
Please note that these meetings are
organised by other groups etc.
Saturday 2nd September, 10am to 4pm. Open day at the Brede Steam Engines Steam and working industrial engines. Situated 6 miles from Hastings on A28 to Ashford. https://bredesteamgiants.co.uk
Weekend 9th- 10th September.
Laughton Autumn Show
Weekend 9th- 10th September.
Miniature Steam Engine Weekend
Sunday 10th September. Open Afternoon at Chichester Model Engineers Trains running during afternoon. Blackberry Lane, Chichester. www.cdsme.co.uk
Sunday 10th September. Steam Excursion to Chichester and Goodwood Photographic opportunities in Sussex.www.steamdreams.co.uk
Sunday 10th September. Steam Excursion along the Sussex Coast between Chichester and Brighton Photographic opportunities in Sussex. www.steamdreams.co.uk
Monday 11th September 7.30 pm. A nostalgic evening of EMUs Southern Electric Group presentation by Allan Harvey. £3 non-members. Deall Room, Southwick Community Centre, Southwick. www.southernelectric.org.uk
Wednesday 13th September. Waverley Paddle Steamer’s first ever sailing from Shoreham Day trip to the Isle of Wight. Book at waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Saturday 16th September, 12 noon to 4pm. Open Day at Crawley Signal Box Brighton Road, Crawley.www.facebook.com/CrawleySignalBox
Wednesday 20th September 7.45pm. A retrospective view over the past 40 years of Transport Sussex Transport Interest Group event presented by Keith Carter and Paul Snelling. London Road Station, Brighton. 07769 294408.
Weekend 22nd- 24th September. Bluebell Railway Beer Festival Priority to be given to Sussex Breweries. Further information later in year including details of booking. Bluebell Railway. 01825 720800. www.bluebell-railway.co.uk
Weekend 23rd- 24th September. Model Railway weekend at Spa Valley Railway At various locations. www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk
Sunday 24th September. Autumn Bus Show and Running day View and ride on a variety of historic buses. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk
Monday 25th Seotember, 7.30pm. Bill and Brian: A dip into The Jackson Photographic Collection The Locomotive Club of Great Britain, Brighton Branch talk by Brian Jackson. £2.50 donation. Brighton Model Railway Clubrooms, London Road Station, Shaftesbury Place, Brighton. www. lcgb.org.uk/branches/brighton/
Tuesday 26th September, 7.3.30pm. Turbulent Foresters Danehill Parish Historical Society talk by Professor Short. Visitors £4.50. Danehill Memorial Hall. www danehilhistory.org/programme
Tuesday 26th September, 7.00pm. The Victorian and Edwardian leisure estate in the Sussex Weald, 1850 -1914 West Sussex Record Office talk by Dr Sue Berry. Record Office, Orchard Street, Chichester. Phone WSRO 01243 753602 for in person tickets.
Wednesday 27th September, 7. 15pm. An American Rail Rover. RCTS Chichester Branch Meeting. Bassil Shippam Centre, Tozer Way, St Pancras, Chichester. https://rcts.org.uk/branches/branch-chr-chichester
Saturday 30th September. Tinkers Park Open Day at Hadlow Down. www.tinkerspark.com
Sunday 1st October. Autumn Historic Transport Gathering End of season gathering of vintage cars, motorcycles, commercial vehicles, steam engines, diesel and steam locomotives. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk
Tuesday 3rd October, 7.30pm. The
Tidemills Project Newhaven Historical Society and Museum talk by Luke
Barber. Hillcrest Centre, Bay Vue Road, Newhaven. Free parking next to the
Saturday 7th October, 10am to 4pm. Open day at the Brede Steam Engines Steam and working industrial engines. Situated 6 miles from Hastings on A28 to Ashford. https://bredesteamgiants.co.uk
Sunday 8th October. Land Rover Day. Celebrate the classic Land Rover. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk
Sunday 8th October. Open Afternoon at Chichester Model Engineers Trains running during afternoon. Blackberry Lane, Chichester. www.cdsme.co.uk
Monday 9th October 7.30 pm. Brian Jackson takes us through a further selection of his father’s photos. Southern Electric Group event.. £3 non-members. Deall Room, Southwick Community Centre, Southwick. www.southernelectric.org.uk
Wednesday 11th October 7.30pm. Walter Hussey and Chichester. Chichester Local Historical Society talk by Dr Peter Webster, author and art historian. Visitors £5. New Park Centre, New Park Road, Chichester. 01243 784915
Weekend 13th- 15th October. Giants of Steam Autumn Gala. Visiting locomotives – further information later in year. Bluebell Railway. 01825 720800. www.bluebell-railway.co.uk
Sunday 15th October. Autumn Industrial Trains Narrow gauge trains in action, plus demonstration runs with the road machines and contractor’s monorail. Resident steam trains running around site. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk
Tuesday 31st October, 7.00pm. The Women’s Land Army – a Sussex Connection West Sussex Record Office talk by Ian Everest. Record Office, Orchard Street, Chichester. Phone WSRO 01243 753602 for in person tickets.
Sunday 5th November. London to Brighton veteran car run
Heritage Open Days in September
Many buildings are opened to the public during
September as part of the Heritage Open Days event.
Events in London will take place from 6th
- 17th September.
AIA conference The 50th
Anniversary Conference for The Association for Industrial Archaeology is taking
place in Bath from 1st- 6th September.
Do please check details before travelling
Amberley Museum website - www.amberleymuseum.co.uk
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