2022 Programme


Leyland SME Program for 2022


Saturday   01 January         New Year  Run - The Committee let the New Year in down at the track

Thursday  06 January         No Meeting

Thursday  20 January         No Meeting

Thursday 03 February        No Meeting

Tuesday  15 February        Alan Howarth Tribute Day with Hot Pot Lunch at the Park

Thursday 17 February        No Meeting

Thursday 03 March            Clearance Sale / workshop items / Mark Howson (members & guests only)

Thursday 17 March           Project Night - members latest efforts on display

Sunday    20 March            Boiler Testing Day at the track, Rodger, Mike & Adrian under pressure

Thursday 31 March            Annual General Meeting

Thursday 14 April              The Rough & The Smooth – talk by Peter Hodkinson

Easter 15-18 April             Busy time at the track please……………

Thursday 28 April             How the brakes work on our Trucks – Dave Irvine & Geoff Martin  

Monday   02  May             Bank Holiday Running

Thursday 12  May             Cylinders Night - Bring down what you've got 

Thursday 26  May              BAE  How it’s made –“But only if you sign the O.S.A.” -  Dave Forrest

Sunday    29  May             John Orritt – Not now on the 29th May, please check back, new date to be announced

Thurs/Fri  02/03June         Holiday Running so a busy time at the track please……………

Saturday       04 June          Leyland Festival / Worden Hall opening – To be Confirmed

Thursday      09 June          DRO Night – should I fit one to the lathe? – members contribute

Thursday      16 June          Committee meeting

Thursday      23 June          LEYLEC - Members event, bring your loco + lunch, F&C4T@18.00



Thursday       07 July          Project Night - members latest efforts on display 

Thursday       21 July          Speed Control – Lathes, Mills & models – How they work – Vic W.

Sunday         24 July         Mark Howson remembered, friends & family day at the track

Thursday  04 August         “Small Models Night”, 2½ “ Gauge and under, O, HO, N, 000 etc.

Thursday  18 August         “Tube Bending Night” – How to, copper, brass, stainless, fallopian

Monday    29 August         Bank Holiday Running


Thursday 01 Sept               “Things that go tick…”- clocks, watches, sloppy bearings, dung beetles

Thursday 08 Sept               Committee meeting

Thursday 15 Sept                Bring & Buy – ignore the quality – feel the mass!

Thursday 29 Sept               “Project Night” - Members latest work on display


Sunday    02 October          Boiler Testing Day – Rodger, Mike and Adrian under pressure….

Sunday    09 October          Diesel Day – Visitors welcome – refreshments available

Thursday 13 October         “Compressor Night”  -  bring what YOU can stick on the end of it…..  

Thur/Sun 13 -16 Oct            Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition

Thursday 27 October         The inner workings of traction engines – regulator, simpling, gearing              

Thursday 10 November      “What’s in the box Night?”- Members mystery objects, no recent relatives..

Thursday 24 November      “Handling big things on a small lathe” – Members tips and tricks


Thursday 08 December      “Victor Meldrew Night” – I don’t believe it!! – members YouTube clips

Thursday 15 December      Committee meeting

Thursday 22 December      “Project Night” - Members latest work on display

 Monday  26 December      Boxing Day meet up at the Park


Sunday      01 January        “New Year Gathering” members steam up down at the track

Thursday   05 January        Annual General Meeting 


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