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Tuesday, 20 February 2018



Programme 2018-2020
          
All meetings held in the Methodist Church Stoke Road and begin at 7.30.



21st December
Vintage Railway Films of the 1950s and 1960s
plus Members Buffet suggested donation £2.00
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2019
16th January

Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)
Four Films on Scottish 
Engineering 1938-1959
Men of Iron
A Romance of Engineering
The Life of James Watt
The Story of the Steel Rope


18th January 
The History and Development of Hollycombe
by Sean Cullen.
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23rd January


Winter Series (in Main Hall)
Memories of Blea Moor and Ribblehead by
those Living Lineside

The History of the Red Arrows

30th January

Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)
The Miners of Glendalough 
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Forncett Industrial Steam Museum

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6th February

Winter Series (in Fellowship Room) 
 Old Gosport by Bob HarropImage result for old gosport photos

13th February


Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)
London in Festival Year 1951
A collection of four festival films



15th February 
Alan Wallbank presents
The Hayling Line post closure 
The Southsea Miniature Railway

20th February

Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)

The Great Liners
The Story of the great passenger liners


Underground Britain
Beneath Edinburgh, Brighton, Liverpool 
and a look at Smuggling




15th March
The Selsey Tramway
by Bill Gage



19th April
Society AGM followed 
by the Campbeltown & Machrihanish 
Light Railway by David Lusby




17th May
The Industrial Railways of Hampshire 
by Rob Pearman




21st June
The Life of a British Transport Policeman


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19th July
Steam in the Hills
A talk based around locomotives working hard on some of the stiffest climbs on the rail network. A range of locomotives are featured from all four main regions.

by 
Simon Foote



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16th August


Reflections on the Cromford and High Peak Railway 
by Peter Keat
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20th September
The Railway Environment in the 
North of England and Scotland
by Steve Bigley



18th October


Waterloo to Weymouth, Britain's last steam main line from London.

By Mike Pym
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15th November
Photographic Competition
The Minor Railways of Gosport
by Peter Keat










20th December
Railway Films and Members Buffet Suggested donation £2.00


2020

8th January 2020
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room) 
Truckfest 2007
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The Blitz Years
Wartime Britain

15th January 2020
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)
Getting Steam Up with Fred Dibnah 1938-2004
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17th January 

The Bluebell Railway
by Ian Wright
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22nd January
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room) 

Before Beeching: Life before the 
reshaping of British Rail

29th January
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room) 

 Old Gosport by Bob Harrop


5th February


Winter Series (in Fellowship Room) 
The Moriston Project
Cruachan

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12th February
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)

Now it can be told 
French Resistance in WW2
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Tyne Shipyards and Docks at War

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21st February

Three Feet on Three Legs
The Railways of the Isle of Man
by Colin Brading


20th March
European Railtours
by Mike Hedderly
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17th April
AGM and An Irish Railway Miscellany 
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15th May
Flying Scotsman to Tornado
by Alan Hayward


11th June

My Life in Signalling Part 2
by Ted Cook


17th July
Women on the Railway
The Southern Railway Orphanage
by Dr. Becky Peacock












21st August
            The Rhaetian Railway of Switzerland          by Ted Vaughan



18th September

Southern Electric (to be confirmed)
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16th October


A Look at New Zealand Railways.


by Peter Keat
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20th November

Photographic Competition


The Grand Finale of British Steam



20th December

Railway Films and Members Buffet 
Suggested donation £2.00

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2021

13th January 2021
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room) 
Transport in and around Portsmouth



15th January
Cumbria's Lost Railways
Peter Keat



20th January
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)

London in the 1950s Pt 1
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Manx Mines and Minerals



27th January 
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)
Old Gosport
Bob Harrop

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3rd February
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)

The West Highland Railway



10th February
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)

Ferry Pilot
The work of the Air Transport Auxillary



17th February
Winter Series (in Fellowship Room)
Addressing the Nation
Post Office films from 1930s covering, mining, fishing, Ceylon, Air Post and others

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19th February
Society Meeting TBA

19th March
Society Meeting TBA

16th April 
Society AGM followed by 
Eastleigh and the Southern
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