Fisherton Sarum set up and ready to appear at the @hwdmrs open day next Saturday 21st May

Fisherton Sarum is appearing as one of the guest layouts at the High Wycombe and District Model Railway Society open day at its clubrooms next Saturday 21st May.  With only one other exhibition appearance in the calendar for Fisherton Sarum this year being Barnstaple on 30th July, it provides an opportunity to see the layout … Continue reading Fisherton Sarum set up and ready to appear at the @hwdmrs open day next Saturday 21st May

Hinton Parva of the @HWDMRS at the Quainton Steam and Model Railway Gala this weekend.

Hinton Parva is one of the layouts of the High Wycombe and District Model Railway Society, I shall be exhibiting with this layout and the rest of the team from the Society at the Buckinghamshire Railway Society's Steam and Model Railway Gala at Quainton on the Sunday and Monday (note: not Saturday!) of this coming Bank … Continue reading Hinton Parva of the @HWDMRS at the Quainton Steam and Model Railway Gala this weekend.

From the Archive #3 Making an exhibition of myself or Fisherton Sarum’s first outing, 10 years on…

November this year sees the 10th anniversary since the first exhibition outing for Fisherton Sarum. Wycrail 2006, the annual exhibition of the High Wycombe and District Model Railway Society, was the first public appearance, and was the first time the layout was actually fully operated.  I was however able to set the layout up for the … Continue reading From the Archive #3 Making an exhibition of myself or Fisherton Sarum’s first outing, 10 years on…

Going all Midland and London North Western in North Eastern territory for the weekend…

This coming weekend, 13/14th February,  I will be assisting fellow High Wycombe and District MRS members Alan and Simon Paley with their delightful Pre-Grouping Midland and London North Western Railway layout Loughborough Road at the Festival of British Model Railways organised by Warners (the publishers of BRM magazine and also owners of RMweb). The show, celebrating its 20th … Continue reading Going all Midland and London North Western in North Eastern territory for the weekend…

Fisherton Sarum to appear at the High Wycombe & District MRS open day 21st November @HWDMRS

Eagle eyed visitors of this blog will have spotted a couple of new dates have appeared for Fisherton Sarum on the road. The first of which is in only a couple of weeks time when it will be one of the visiting layouts operating at the open day of the High Wycombe and District Model Railway … Continue reading Fisherton Sarum to appear at the High Wycombe & District MRS open day 21st November @HWDMRS

Wycrail Exhibition this Saturday – 7th November – High Wycombe @hwdmrs

I make no apologies for this blatant plug, but as I am long time member, and indeed past Chairman and now Publicity Officer, of the High Wycombe and District Model Railway Society it would be wrong of me not to promote this year’s WYCRAIL ’15 exhibition that takes place this coming Saturday, November 7th  Once again it is being … Continue reading Wycrail Exhibition this Saturday – 7th November – High Wycombe @hwdmrs

A Fisherton Sarum exhibition retrospective

I have now just about recovered from three enjoyable consecutive weekends exhibiting Fisherton Sarum twice and, in between, assisting fellow High Wycombe and District MRS member Alan Paley with is exquisite pre-grouping Loughborough Road layout. Firstly I must extend my thanks once again to my family and members of the aforementioned High Wycombe and District … Continue reading A Fisherton Sarum exhibition retrospective

Fisherton Sarum at the Great Electric Train Show this weekend 10/11th October

This coming weekend, 10th / 11th October 2015, Fisherton Sarum will be at the Great Electric Train Show organised by the Hornby Magazine at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon  Fisherton Sarum's last outing at the excellent Worthing MRC annual exhibition two weeks ago proved that the relocation of the main control panel from the rear of the layout to … Continue reading Fisherton Sarum at the Great Electric Train Show this weekend 10/11th October

Fisherton Sarum on the road, a bit like buses

It has been a while since Fisherton Sarum last made an appearance at an exhibition, back in March at the London Festival of Railway Modelling in fact. With the Summer (if it can be called a summer this year) now over the exhibition circuit is back in full swing and sees Fisherton Sarum at two shows in … Continue reading Fisherton Sarum on the road, a bit like buses

Workbench Witterings #3 – maintenance and running repairs

There are many reasons why I choose to take Fisherton Sarum on the road a few times a year this include: the enjoyment of exhibiting something I have built, having fun operating the layout with my family and friends and to meet a wide range of fellow modellers; many of whom have a common interest … Continue reading Workbench Witterings #3 – maintenance and running repairs