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Cwmbran Modelling Society

Welcome to Cwmbran Modelling Society

Web Christmas 2016 joined 

At our home waters in Cwmbran, all are welcome to come along and enjoy the marine mo dels on the water and join in with the members friendly banter

Hi Fellow Enthusiasts/Modelers

Bereavement

It is with sadness that I have to report the passing of Don Taylor.

Don was an advisor to the club who had worked for the Museum of Wales making and refurbishing their models. He was a long standing member with particular expertise on modelling and ships of all kinds. His speciality was Lifeboats of all types. He will be missed. Our sympathys are with his family at this time                  

 Don's funeral will be at St. Michael and All Angels Church next to the Green House Pub Cwmbran 29th April 2019 at 11:00am. The family have asked for club members to act as Pallbearers (6 required) Contact Troy Beddis to co ordinate. Burial is at Llwyncelyn Cemetery at 12:00pm. Followed by a Buffet at the Greenhouse Pub afterwards.All Members are welcome.

 

 South West Ship Show Bristol

I can confirm we are booked into this event and have a 4mx2m space. Details at next monthly meeting.

Set up from 8:00am - Show opens at 10:00am - Venue is BAWA Social Club, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG. Refreshments and some food is available.

Please note new information on Diary of Planned Events page we have invitations from Cardiff and Margam Park to their open days.Also date for Vale of Glamorgan OPEN DAY

Cwmbran Big Event

This now on 8th June 2019

 

New Club Banners now in ownership. I have displayed one of them on a couple of Sunday Mornings and received interest from the public. I will endeavor to bring along a banner when ever I am able to attend.

Open Day 2018

This event was extremely well attended by us as well as by visiting clubs.

Possibly our best show yet well done everyone.

Our thanks to Margam Park, Sedgemoor and Cardiff Modellers for their support.

AGM Notification 2019

AGM Cwmbran Modelling Society

Forthcoming AGM will be held at Coedeva and Hollybush Community Hall, Cwmbran on Monday February 18th 2019. Meeting to start prompt at 7:15 PM 

Election of officers at AGM

The posts of Secretary, Vice Chairman and Auditor are up for re-election. In all three cases the existing Officers are willing to stand for re-election.

2019 AGM Meeting Agenda

  • Attendance and Welcome
  • Apologies for absence
  • Minutes of Meeting 2018
  • Matters arising
  • Chairman’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Election of Officers:  Secretary, Vice Chairman, Auditor
  • Any other business

New video's

New videos by Brian & Sue our camera crew have been added to our Video Link Page 

AGM Minutes

The AGM minutes have been uploaded to the Society Information Update Page


 

At the Club meetings, several ideas have been floated for the funding of our nominated charity, as our Club Boats are requiring an update of radio gear and as the Sunday sail times in the summer have been changed due to council boats being on the silt ponds, the window of their useful use has been reduced to less than an hour. It was decided to keep the have a go boats for our OPEN DAY use only. A collection box has been made for the Sparkle donations for club nights with good result to date.

Wednesday sail times for club members has been reset to a 12.30 pm start

I hope the information you find on our  web pages will be of use to you, as we are a Marine Modelling Club set up by its members for all of its members and members of the public to view our models at lakeside and to join in and enjoy our hobby activities. As the club is open to all sorts of Marine Craft (NO IC Engines allowed) we have usually on display on the park lake waters and silt ponds, Sunday Mornings and Wednesday afternoons, a variety of marine craft sailing on the surface and below it.

There is usually a lot of friendly banter being exchanged along with technical information at our informal meetings at lakeside.

The  Open Day and Chairperson Competition that the club run this year allowing models to be entered irrespective of the amount of work each society member had put into the completion of their model. This allowed every member the chance to enter a model or two. The enfaces today in the society is not being on the member’s capability in the modelling making department as was in the past, but on the owners enjoyment of their own marine craft. Those that have no modelling experience have been helped along the way by other members with the required knowledge to help them. It’s nice today to see some of those modelling novices now handing on their knowledge they have picked up with their time with the club to the newer and some older club members. 

We have a new list of club members that have managed to pick up the Society's Trophies, Updated pictures taken of our Chair comp. Open Day Comp.  have been added  to our picture gallery, old pictures removed.

Video of our events taken by Brian and Sue Attwood can be seen on YOU TUBE

(If you like model and real Trains, Classic Cars visit their site cms341)

See our Video Links Page for easy access to Model Boat Video's.

 

 

New on our WEB Pages

  • Update to Club Night Lists - Please note that Meetings now start at 7.00pm
  • New promotion page for Society Open Day event 
  • Extra page added to supply important information on forth coming events of interest to Society Members.

Last Modified on: 18-04-2019

Forthcoming Events

A Pot Pourri of Paintings & Puzzles Exhibition

Date:
20/02/2019 - 19/05/2019
Description:
Stunning exhibition of mixed media art work by local artist, Bev Harris, at Torfaen Museum, Pontypool.

Easter Holidays

Date:
13 - 28/04/2019
Description:
As Spring is getting into full swing we are loving every day bringing new life and more daylight...we are all getting super excited for the Easter holidays which will no doubt whizz around! Here is what you can look forward to throughout the Easter holiday period here at the Farm.

Easter Holiday Activities

Date:
23 - 25/04/2019
Description:
Activities to keep all the family occupied this Easter

Crafting Club

Date:
24/04/2019
Description:
Bring your own favourite craft or learn something new whilst chatting with like minded crafters
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