Not that that stops its members from meeting up. On Sunday the 20th August of this year, the club had the second, of what it hopes will become a regular attendance at the Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum. The Museum is on the south coast of the UK, near Southampton, and within easy reach of the M27 Motorway.
The Solent club has been running for over thirty years, with its members aged between 10 and 90. Membership to the club is free and anyone interested in joining should contact the club secretary [contact details at the end of this blog entry]. The club is frequently represented at various exhibitions around the country, such as this one at the Bursledon Museum and the annual International gathering, SKEGEX. In addition to exhibitions, around six times a year, the members hold meetings in each others’ houses across the Solent region to swap ideas, skills and to discuss in person, all things Meccano.
For a greater insight into the passion for Meccano of one of its members, take a look at the full Weekend Passions story of club secretary Peter Goddard [LINK]
The photographs in this post are a small selection of the models and club members, who were present on the day, at the Bursledon museum.
Web Links and References of interest
Extra Photographs from the Bursledon Brickworks Exhibition can be seen here:
Web: Exhibition day 20th August 2017
Solent Meccano Club:
Club Secretary: Peter Goddard
Peter Goddard’s Weekend Passions story
Web: The nuts and bolts of Meccano – Part 1
Annual International Meccano Exhibition
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum
Tel: 01489 576248