Other Meetings

 

 

A selection of meetings of interest to members.

Please note that these meetings are organised by other groups etc.
Please check details before travelling.

2017

Saturday 22nd July. Sussex Vintage Model Railway Collectors Annual Exhibition
Knoyle Hall, Knoyle Road, Brighton.
Confirm details at www.sussex-transport.co.uk/svmrc

Sunday 23rd July. Classic Car Summer Show
Classic motor vehicles and accessories from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Up to 200 cars on show. Amberley Museum.
01798 831370 www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Weekend 29th - 30th July. Toy and Rail Collectors Fair
Horsted Keynes Station, Bluebell Railway. 01825 720800 www.bluebell-railway.co.uk

Sunday 30th July. Worthing Seafront Bus Rally
www.worthingbusrally.co.uk

Saturday 5th August, 10am to 4pm. Open Day at the Brede Steam Engines
Steam and working industrial engines. Situated 6 miles from Hastings on A28 to Ashford. 01323 897310

Weekend 5th- 6th August. Tinkers Park Rail Gala
Model Railway Show and Southdown Bus Event on the 6th at Hadlow Down. www.tinkerspark.com

Weekend 19h- 20th August. Vintage and Steam
Steam engines on display and working around the museum grounds.
Other displays include, commercial vehicles, military vehicles, working narrow gauge railway, model boats, classic cars and traditional vintage fairground.
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. Singleton, Chichester. www.wealddown.co.uk

Sunday 20th August. Petrol Locos Day
Working petrol locos including World War I Simplex and Wickham sets.
Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Weekend 26th- 28th August. Hellingly Festival of Transport www.ehvc.biz

Saturday 26th- Monday 28th August. Woodyard and Charcoal Burning
For five days the traditional earth clamp will be built, tended and then dismantled on Bank Holiday Monday.
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. Singleton, Chichester www.wealddown.co.uk

Friday 1st- Sunday 3rd September. Ale at Amberley Beer Festival
Over 70 real ales, ciders and perries, many from Sussex and Kent. Hot food and visiting food stalls. There will be a stage with music at all sessions. Steam rollers, traction engines plus visit the Museum during the day. Booking highly recommended for the Friday and Saturday evenings. It is planned to run a dedicated bus service for the event – details can be obtained from the web site. Above details are provisional so check web site nearer the date. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370 www.aleatamberley.co.uk or www.amberleymuseum.co.uk.

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. 01323 897310

Friday 8th September, 8.00pm. Brighton Station
The architecture and history of the station including the hidden places beneath the platforms. Burgess Hill Local History talk by Jackie Marsh-Hobbs. Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill. www.burgesshillmuseum.co.uk

Weekend 9th - 10th September. Laughton Country Fair
Laughton, East Sussex. www.heritagefield.co.uk

Sunday 10th September. Historic Cycles’ Day
Bicycles from 1800 to the present. Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk.

Monday 11th September, 7.30 pm. The Brighton Atlantic Project
Southern Electric Group talks by David Jones. £3 non-members. Deall Room, Southwick Community Centre, Southwick. www.southernelectric.org.uk

Weekend 16th - 17th September. Miniature Steam Weekend
Amberley Museum. 01798 831370. www.amberleymuseum.co.uk.

Sunday 17th September, 2.00pm. Chichester Model Engineers, Steam on Sunday
Open afternoon, miniature steam and diesel locomotives with rides all afternoon. Blackberry lane, off Bognor Road, Chichester. www.cdsme.co.uk

Wednesday 20th September, 7.45pm. Nostalgic Steam on the Southern
Sussex Transport Interest Group talk by Peter Winchester.
London Road Station, Brighton. 01273 512839

Saturday 23rd September. Tinkers Park Open Day at Hadlow Down
www.tinkerspark.com

Weekend 23rd - 24thSeptember. Steam through the ages
Each station will be presenting a different railway era.
Bluebell Railway. 01825 720800. www.bluebell-railway.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

Wednesday 27th September, 7.30pm. Eastbourne Tramways and the Ramsgate Tunnel Railway
Volk’s Electric Railway Association talk by Derek Smith. £2 for visitors.
West Blatchington Windmill, Barn, Holmes Avenue, Hove. www.volkselectricrailway.co.uk

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. 01323 897310

Weekend of 7th- 8th October. Autumn Countryside Show
Heavy horses, Vintage tractors, steam powered ploughing and threshing.
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. Singleton, Chichester. www.wealddown.co.uk

Sunday 8th 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

Monday 9th October, 7.30 pm. Railways at War
Southern Electric Group presentation by David Start. £3 non-members. Deall Room, Southwick Community Centre, Southwick. www.southernelectric.org.uk

Wednesday 11th October, 7.30pm. Bone ships, theatres and lewd objects
How Napoleonic POW’s occupied their time. Chichester Local History Society talk by Paul Chamberlain, Napoleonic historian.
Non members £3. New Park Centre, New Park Road, Chichester. 01243 784915

Wednesday 18th October, 7.45pm. My first ten years of colour slides
Sussex Transport Interest Group talk by Les Dench. £2.50. London Road Station, Brighton. 01273 512839

Thursday 19th October, 8.00pm. The legacy of Ivan Margary
In 1929 Margary made a chance discovery of the London to Lewes Roman Road. He went on to trace the route from London to the Ouse valley, going on to trace the routes of Roman roads all over Britain.
Wivelsfield Historical Society talk by David Mallum. Visitors £2.50. Wivelsfield Village Hall. 01444 451568

Sunday 1st November. London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

Festival of Chichester :
The exhibition on the achievements of astronaut Tim Peake
continues at the Novium Museum, Tower Street, Chichester.

Information for members on Heritage Open Days in September
Many buildings are opened up to the public during September
as part of the Heritage Open Days event.

Many of these buildings have an industrial archaeology interest.
Events outside of London run from 7th to 10th September.
Details from www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Events in London are for the weekend of 16th - 17th September.
www.londonopenhouse.org

Advance notice of AIA conference
25th - 30th August. This year’s conference will be held in
Moulton, Northamptonshire at Moulton College.

 

Do please always check details before travelling.
The details of these meetings and events organised by other groups
are only included as a guide and as a service to members:
inclusion here is not intended to be seen as an endorsement.

Information for members on Heritage Open Days in September
Many buildings are opened up to the public during September as part of the Heritage Open Days event.
Many of these buildings have an industrial archaeology interest.

Events outside of London run the second weekend in September.
Details from www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Events in London are for a later weekend of Sept.
www.londonopenhouse.org
 

Amberley Museum website - www.amberleymuseum.co.uk

Please let Malcolm Dawes know if your society or contacts have a meeting which might be of interest to SIAS members,
for inclusion here and in future Newsletters. 

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CAUTION!
Do please check details before travelling
Details of these meetings and events are only a guide 
and are given here solely as a service to members, 
The inclusion of any item here does not imply any recommendation, 
endorsement or otherwise by the society it's officers or members.
All activities are undertaken at your own risk, 

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