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Tewkesbury YMCA Railway Society Meetings

Tewkesbury YMCA Railway Society

Contact Ian Boskett on 01684 290136, Chris Smith on 01242 672898 Andrew Price 01684 299956 or Mike Dodd on 01242 576907 for more details.

Everyone welcome, especially new members

Tuesday 5th September – We start the Winter season with our very own Mike Dodd with an archive of Black and White photographs 

Tuesday 12th September – Members night in the top room, bring your memory sticks, DVDs and slides for a night of fun

Tuesday 19th September – The Robert Whitfield Collection revisited and retuned by Pete Berry OBE. UK steam 1948-1958.

 Tuesday 26th September – Presentation by new member Peter Matcham, ‘The misspent youth of a teenager’ 1961-1970.

 Tuesday 3rd October – Presentation by Wayne Finch with a Colour Rail collection

Tuesday 10th October – No railway club this evening due to the Mop Fair visiting the Town. – No Parking!

Saturday 14th October – Charity fundraising night in memory of Martin Boskett who hosted our Charity nights for thirty years. Venue: YMCA main building 7:30pm onwards – huge raffle – fun and frolics

Tuesday 17th October – Members night in the top room, bring your memory sticks, DVDs and slides for a night of fun

Tuesday 24th October – Presentation by Malcolm Garner with a welcomed return of ‘India in the steam age’

Tuesday 31st October –  Guest visit by John Dixon from the Tewkesbury Historical Society – Tewkesbury railways plus an hours worth of local photographs. Share information and learn about the history of Tewkesbury’s railways.

Tuesday 7th November – Presentation by Malcolm Ranieri with a new collection of photographs

Tuesday 14th November – Members night in the top room, bring your memory sticks, DVDs and slides for a night of fun

Tuesday 21st November – Presentation by Tony Bowles with the Gerry Dixon collection between Liverpool and Leeds in its heyday

Tuesday 28th November  Railway Quiz night by Jane and Tony.

Please submit your photographic competition entries this evening to Mike Dodd.

Tuesday 5th December –  Our very own President, Peter Skelton with an unseen collection.

Tuesday 12th December – Photo competition results plus a surprise show afterwards.

Tuesday 19th December –  The 2017 Christmas party. Photo competition presentation followed with plenty of fun and                        food in the top rooms. Happy Christmas!

Tuesday 25th December – Happy Christmas!

Tuesday 29th December – Christmas jolly to Droitwich by train from either Cheltenham or Ashchurch for  Roman History and a visit to the occasional pub. Final details will be unveiled on the 19th December party.

Class 35 Hymek                                  South Devon Railway                               

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