BRISTOL PREVIEW

This year’s Bristol show takes place this year from August 19 to 21. It is open every day at 10.00 and closes at 17.00 (16.00 Sunday). It is at the usual venue of the Thornbury Leisure Centre situated within easy reach of the M4/M5 interchange, just off the A38,

5 miles from either junctions 14 or 16 of the M5. Sat nav BS35 3JB. There is free parking. An hourly public bus service runs from Bristol Parkway Station to Thornbury on Friday and Saturday only - No. 77 bus.

Tickets available at: http://www.bristolmodelengineers.co.uk/Exhibition/tickets.html (allow a few days).

New this year is a series of lectures.


Friday 19th Aug

11h00 Stirling Engine Secrets

Julian Wood, Stirling Engine Society


12h00 Brazing Made Easier

Shaun Meakin’ CupAlloys


14h00 P2 Steam Loco

Chris Ardy’ The P2 Steam Locomotive Company


Saturday 20th Aug

11h00 Stirling Engine Secrets

Julian Wood, Stirling Engine Society


12h00 Brazing Made Easier

Shaun Meakin, CupAlloys


14h00 P2 Steam Loco

Chris Ardy, The P2 Steam Locomotive Company


Sunday 21st Aug

11h00 Stirling Engine Secrets

Julian Wood, Stirling Engine Society


12h00 Brazing Made Easier

Shaun Meakin, CupAlloys


14h00 P2 Steam Loco

Chris Ardy’ The P2 Steam Locomotive Company


Live Demonstrations

- Workshop Displays

- Wood Turning

- A selection of Internal Combustion Engines

- Silver Soldering

- Gas Turbines

- Miniature Traction Engines in Steam - Video

- Model boating pool (members of the public are invited to 'have a go')

- Agricultural Engines

- Indoor Remote Control Helicopters and Aeroplanes (members of the public are invited to 'have a go')

- Model Railway (members of the public are invited to 'have a go')

- Remote Control Trucks and Construction Plant

- Working Model Tram Way

- Stirling Engines

- Steam Engines

- Working Hovercrafts

- Handicrafts

  1. -Steam Lorries


CLUBS AND TRADERS


6880 Betton Grange Society Ltd

Air Water Land Model Group

Avon and Bristol Woodturners

Avon Valley Railway

Beaufort Model Flying Club

Bridge House Light Railway

Bristol LMS Club

Bristol Model Car Club

Bristol SMEE

Cardiff Model Boat Club

Crofton Pumping Station

City of Newport Model Engineering Soc.

Clevedon and District Model Boat Club

East Somerset Society MEE

Ffestiniog Society

Friends of Swindon Railway Museum

Gas Turbine Builders' Association

Ground Level 5 inch Gauge Main Line Assoc.

Guild of Model Wheelwrights (The)

Hereford Society ME

I.C. Engine Builders' Group

Kingmoor Black 5  44901

Medway Queen Preservation Society

Model Balloons

Newcomen Society (The)

Northern Association of Model Eng Societies

Old Locomotive Committee

Rolls Royce Heritage Trust

Severn Mendip 16mm Society

Society of Model and Experimental Engineers

Society of Ornamental Turners

South West Meccano Club

South West RC Truckers

Stationary Engine Enthusiasts

Stirling Engine Society (The)

Stroud Society of Model Engineers

Surface Warships Association

Taunton Model Engineering Society

UkTrainSim

Vale of Berkley Railway

West Huntspill MES

Westland & Yeovil District MES

Weston Clevedon & Portishead Railway Group

West Wilts Model Engineering Club

Woodspring Model Sailing Club

Yate & Sodbury Model Boat Club