Henley Society of Meccano Engineers
Holy Trinity Meccano Club
North East London Meccano Club
Runnymede Meccano Guild
South East London Meccano Club
West London Meccano Society

Henley Society of Meccano Engineers

New members and visitors are always made to feel welcome at this long established club. You are encouraged to participate by showing a model.

Forthcoming events

Saturday 1 September 2018 The Henley Gathering
Saturday 24 November 2018 Annual General Meeting

Meeting venue

The Christ Church Centre
46 Reading Road
Henley-on-Thames
Oxfordshire RG9 1AG

Map

Contact

Kim Fisher
01491 575 216
kpfisher@btinternet.com

hsme.org.uk

Holy Trinity Meccano Club

The oldest Meccano Club, originally founded in 1919 affiliated to the Meccano Guild. Re-founded 1971, the club welcomes new members and visitors.

Forthcoming events

Saturday 29 September 2018 + Garden of England Model Fest
Saturday 27 October 2018 Annual General Meeting

Meeting venue

St. John’s Church Hall
London Road
Hildenborough
Kent TN11 9HT

Map

Contact

Jim MacCulloch
01252 724 703
macsin@dsl.pipex.com

North East London Meccano Club

A small, but friendly, club with good transport connections and easy parking. New and prospective members are always welcome.

Forthcoming events

Saturday 22 September 2018 Meeting
Saturday 1 December 2018 The Hainault Hangout

Meeting venue

Hainault Baptist Church
Franklyn Gardens
Hainault
Essex IG6 2UT

Map

Contact

Alan Esplen
01621 843 871
alan.esplen@nelmc.org.uk

nelmc.org.uk

Runnymede Meccano Guild

Founded in 1986, the club currently has over 150 members world-wide. Its 60-page colour magazine is sent to all members three times a year.

Forthcoming events

Saturday 6 October 2018 Annual General Meeting
Saturday 20 October 2018 + Marvels of Meccano

Meeting venue

The Chertsey Hall
Heriot Road
Chertsey
Surrey KT16 9DR

Map

South East London Meccano Club

A long standing and well established club with a friendly atmosphere and healthy, active, membership. New members are always welcome.

Forthcoming events

Thursday 30 August 2018 SELMEC @ Fresh Ground
Saturday 1 September 2018 + Medway Model Show
Saturday 8 September 2018 Meeting
Saturday 29 September 2018 St. Luke’s Church Open Day
Monday 1 October 2018 + Meccano Display
Saturday 27 October 2018 Meccano Show

Meeting venue

Falconwood Community Centre
31–39 Falconwood Parade
Falconwood
Kent DA16 2PG

Map

Contact

Chris Warrell
020 8856 0148
chris.warrell@selmec.org.uk

selmec.org.uk

West London Meccano Society

Meetings are open to members, prospective members and guests. You are encouraged to take a model with you, large or small, all are welcome.

Forthcoming events

Saturday 29 September 2018 + The Big St. Albans Model Show
Saturday 17 November 2018 Meeting

Meeting venue

Greenford Community Centre
Wordsworth Avenue Entrance
170 Oldfield Lane South
Greenford
Middlesex UB6 9JS

Map

Contact

Peter Goddard
02380 899 626
enquiries@wlms.org.uk

wlms.org.uk

Knockholt
Eltham
Falconwood
Greenford
Hainault
Hanworth
Gillingham
Hildenborough
Chertsey
Henley-on-Thames
St Albans

Coolings Garden Centre

Coolings Garden Centre

Address

Rushmore Hill
Knockholt
Kent TN14 7NN

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 29 September 2018 + Garden of England Model Fest

Eltham United Reformed Church

Venue for the South East London Meccano Club's annual Meccano Show.

Eltham United Reformed Church

Address

1 Court Road
Eltham
London SE9 5AD

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 27 October 2018 Meccano Show

Falconwood Community Centre

Home of the South East London Meccano Club.

Falconwood Community Centre

Address

31–39 Falconwood Parade
Falconwood
Kent DA16 2PG

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 8 September 2018 Meeting

Fresh Ground Coffee House

Fresh Ground Coffee House

Address

Eltham Green Community Church
542 Westhorne Avenue
Eltham
London SE9 6DH

Map

Forthcoming events

Thursday 30 August 2018 SELMEC @ Fresh Ground

Greenford Community Centre

Home of the West London Meccano Society.

Greenford Community Centre

Address

Wordsworth Avenue Entrance
170 Oldfield Lane South
Greenford
Middlesex UB6 9JS

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 17 November 2018 Meeting

Hainault Baptist Church

Home of the North East London Meccano Club and the venue for the annual Hainault Hangout.

Hainault Baptist Church

Address

Franklyn Gardens
Hainault
Essex IG6 2UT

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 22 September 2018 Meeting
Saturday 1 December 2018 The Hainault Hangout

Kempton Steam Museum

This former waterworks, which supplied North London with drinking water taken from the Thames, houses the world's largest fully operational triple expansion steam engine, the "Sir William Prescott".

Kempton Steam Museum

Address

Kempton Park Water Treatment Works
Snakey Lane
Hanworth
Middlesex TW13 6XH

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 20 October 2018 + Marvels of Meccano

Royal Engineers Museum

This museum tells the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers and British military engineering in general, and also hosts the Medway Model Show.

Royal Engineers Museum

Address

Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham
Kent ME7 1UR

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 1 September 2018 + Medway Model Show

St. John’s Church Hall

Home of the Holy Trinity Meccano Club.

St. John’s Church Hall

Address

London Road
Hildenborough
Kent TN11 9HT

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 27 October 2018 Annual General Meeting

St. Luke’s Church Hall

St. Luke’s Church Hall

Address

Westmount Road
Eltham
London SE9 1XQ

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 29 September 2018 St. Luke’s Church Open Day

The Chertsey Hall

Home of the Runnymede Meccano Guild.

The Chertsey Hall

Address

Heriot Road
Chertsey
Surrey KT16 9DR

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 6 October 2018 Annual General Meeting

The Christ Church Centre

Home of the Henley Society of Meccano Engineers and the venue for the annual Henley Gathering.

The Christ Church Centre

Address

46 Reading Road
Henley-on-Thames
Oxfordshire RG9 1AG

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 1 September 2018 The Henley Gathering
Saturday 24 November 2018 Annual General Meeting

The Eltham Centre

The Eltham Centre

Address

2 Archery Road
Eltham
London SE9 1HA

Map

Forthcoming events

Monday 1 October 2018 + Meccano Display

Townsend Church of England School

Townsend Church of England School

Address

High Oaks
St Albans
Hertfordshire AL3 6DR

Map

Forthcoming events

Saturday 29 September 2018 + The Big St. Albans Model Show

SELMEC @ Fresh GroundSouth East London Meccano Club

Thursday 30 August 2018, 9:30am4:00pm

The South East London Meccano Club will be displaying some of their models at the Fresh Ground Coffee House at Eltham Green Community Church, and you can get hands-on with Meccano by having a go at building your own! Their Make It With Meccano workshop will have lots of Meccano for you to play with, and their members will be on-hand to provide assistance. The workshop is designed for participants aged 8+ and instructions for some easy-to-build starter models will be provided, or you can do your own thing!

Venue

Fresh Ground Coffee House
Eltham Green Community Church
542 Westhorne Avenue

Eltham
London SE9 6DH

Map

Admission prices

All visitors FREE

The Henley GatheringHenley Society of Meccano Engineers

Saturday 1 September 2018, 9:00am5:00pm

One of the best Meccano exhibitions in the South, the Henley Gathering usually occupies every available space at the Christ Church Centre, including the garden! The event is intended for Meccano enthusiasts only and hosts the Annual General Meeting of the International Society of Meccanomen.

Venue

The Christ Church Centre
46 Reading Road
Henley-on-Thames
Oxfordshire RG9 1AG

Map

Admission prices

Meccano enthusiasts only

All visitors £4.00

Contact

Kim Fisher
01491 575 216
kpfisher@btinternet.com

hsme.org.uk

Medway Model ShowSouth East London Meccano Club

Saturday 1 September 2018Sunday 2 September 2018, 10:00am – 5:00pm

An array of superb, handmade models including Meccano models from South East London Meccano Club members will be on display in the shadow of the Museum’s military vehicles and artefacts. Hot and cold refreshments will be available and there will be a selection of traders.

Venue

Royal Engineers Museum
Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham
Kent ME7 1UR

Map

Admission prices

All tickets are valid for one year

Adults £8.80
Seniors £7.00
Students £7.00
Children (aged 5 - 15) £4.40
Family (2 adults and up to 2 children) £23.50
Serving Royal Engineers FREE

Contact

01634 822 839


selmec.org.uk
re-museum.co.uk

MeetingSouth East London Meccano Club

Saturday 8 September 2018, 12:00pm5:00pm

Venue

Falconwood Community Centre
31–39 Falconwood Parade
Falconwood
Kent DA16 2PG

Map

Admission prices

Free for members and prospective members

Contact

Chris Warrell
020 8856 0148
chris.warrell@selmec.org.uk

selmec.org.uk

MeetingNorth East London Meccano Club

Saturday 22 September 2018, 11:00am5:00pm

Venue

Hainault Baptist Church
Franklyn Gardens
Hainault
Essex IG6 2UT

Map

Admission prices

Non-members £2.00

Contact

Alan Esplen
01621 843 871
alan.esplen@nelmc.org.uk

nelmc.org.uk

St. Luke’s Church Open DaySouth East London Meccano Club

Saturday 29 September 2018, 10:00am1:30pm

The South East London Meccano Club will be showing models at this free event. Their ‘Make It With Meccano’ area will have lots of Meccano for you to play with, and our members will be on-hand to provide assistance. The area will be for participants aged 8+ and instructions for some easy-to-build starter models will be provided, or you can do your own thing! Refreshments will be available, as will free walking tours of the church detailing its history.

Venue

St. Luke’s Church Hall
Westmount Road
Eltham
London SE9 1XQ

Map

Admission prices

All visitors FREE

Garden of England Model FestHoly Trinity Meccano Club

Saturday 29 September 2018Sunday 30 September 2018, 10:00am – 4:00pm

This show will feature mainly model railways, but we will also have exhibits and stands from other modelling hobbies. There will be something for everyone, so come and be inspired to get creative! Railways, boats, radio-controlled Tamiya trucks, plastic kits and figures, bears, wooden toys, dolls houses, miniatures including showman’s caravans, shops, ‘hands-on’ displays, plus of course Meccano! We hope to have model planes and helicopters perhaps with a flying display too.

Venue

Coolings Garden Centre
Rushmore Hill
Knockholt
Kent TN14 7NN

Map

Admission prices

Proposed advanced admission prices TBC (online booking)

Accompanied children (aged 0 - 14) FREE
Adults and unaccompanied children £4.50

The Big St. Albans Model ShowWest London Meccano Society

Saturday 29 September 2018Sunday 30 September 2018, 10:00am – 5:00pm

West London Meccano Society exhibit their models at this show, which is organised by St. Albans and District Model Engineering Society. In addition to Meccano, there are models of stationary engines, locomotives, boats, trucks and more, plus free train rides, model railway layouts, have-a-go boats, models in steam, and a model flying show.

The Big St. Albans Model Show

Venue

Townsend Church of England School
High Oaks
St Albans
Hertfordshire AL3 6DR

Map

Admission prices

Adults £4.00
Children £1.00

Contact

Peter Goddard
02380 899 626
enquiries@wlms.org.uk

wlms.org.uk
stalbansmes.com

Meccano DisplaySouth East London Meccano Club

Monday 1 October 2018Friday 26 October 2018, 6:30am – 10:00pm

If you are visiting the Eltham Centre in October, look out for the South East London Meccano Club's display of working and static models in the foyer display cabinet (look left as you enter via the Archery Road entrance) promoting their Meccano Show which takes place on 27 October.

Venue

The Eltham Centre
2 Archery Road
Eltham
London SE9 1HA

Map

Admission prices

Free

Annual General MeetingRunnymede Meccano Guild

Saturday 6 October 2018, 11:30am5:30pm

Venue

The Chertsey Hall
Heriot Road
Chertsey
Surrey KT16 9DR

Map

Admission prices

Non-members £3.00

Marvels of MeccanoRunnymede Meccano Guild

Saturday 20 October 2018Sunday 21 October 2018, 10:30am – 4:00pm

A whole weekend of Meccano goodness set amongst the triple expansion engines, one of which will be in steam!

Venue

Kempton Steam Museum
Kempton Park Water Treatment Works
Snakey Lane

Hanworth
Middlesex TW13 6XH

Map

Admission prices

Adults £7.00
Seniors £6.00
Children (aged 0 - 16) FREE

Meccano ShowSouth East London Meccano Club

Saturday 27 October 2018, 10:30am4:30pm

See amazing working Meccano models of trains, fairground rides, cranes and more! Have a go at building your own models in the Make It With Meccano workshop. Take part in the Meccano Creative Challenge where you can win a Meccano prize if your model impresses our judges! Raffle and refreshments available all day.

Meccano Show

Venue

Eltham United Reformed Church
1 Court Road
Eltham
London SE9 5AD

Map

Admission prices

Accompanied children FREE
Adults and unaccompanied children £5.00

Contact

Tim Surtell
020 8857 4905
tim.surtell@selmec.org.uk

selmec.org.uk

Annual General MeetingHoly Trinity Meccano Club

Saturday 27 October 2018, 12:00pm5:30pm

Venue

St. John’s Church Hall
London Road
Hildenborough
Kent TN11 9HT

Map

Admission prices

Free for members and prospective members

Contact

Jim MacCulloch
01252 724 703
macsin@dsl.pipex.com

MeetingWest London Meccano Society

Saturday 17 November 2018, 1:00pm5:00pm

Venue

Greenford Community Centre
Wordsworth Avenue Entrance
170 Oldfield Lane South

Greenford
Middlesex UB6 9JS

Map

Admission prices

Free for members and prospective members

Contact

Peter Goddard
02380 899 626
enquiries@wlms.org.uk

wlms.org.uk

Annual General MeetingHenley Society of Meccano Engineers

Saturday 24 November 2018, 1:00pm5:00pm

Venue

The Christ Church Centre
46 Reading Road
Henley-on-Thames
Oxfordshire RG9 1AG

Map

Admission prices

Free for members and prospective members

Contact

Kim Fisher
01491 575 216
kpfisher@btinternet.com

hsme.org.uk

The Hainault HangoutNorth East London Meccano Club

Saturday 1 December 2018, 10:30am5:00pm

An open day for all interested modellers, club members or not, to show their models. Plenty of space will be available, so come and have some fun! Members of the public are welcome too, and accompanied kids get in free!

The Hainault Hangout

Venue

Hainault Baptist Church
Franklyn Gardens
Hainault
Essex IG6 2UT

Map

Admission prices

Accompanied children FREE
Exhibitors £4.00
Adults £4.00
Unaccompanied children £4.00

Contact

Tim Surtell
020 8857 4905
tim.surtell@nelmc.org.uk

nelmc.org.uk

Eltham
30 August 2018
Henley-on-Thames
1 September 2018
Gillingham
1 September 2018 +
Falconwood
8 September 2018
Hainault
22 September 2018
Eltham
29 September 2018