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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 models on the water and join in with the members friendly banter

Hi Fellow Enthusiasts/Modelers


Chairman's Competition Night

The 2019 competition Night is upon us 21st October 2019 @ 7:00 pm at the White Hut

Members should bring along their models to enter. There is no limit as to how many models can be entered.

There are FOUR Classes this year

Class One  Scratch built Marine Models

Class Two  Kit build Marine Models

Class Three  Almost ready to run Marine Models

Class Four  Sail Marine Models

Please arrive early so you have time to arrange your display. It would be helpfull to provide a Card with a model name and short description for each of your entries. To displayed alongside the model.

GOOD LUCK to all

OPEN DAY 2019 8th Sept

Well last year I reported that the Open Day 2018 was probably our best yet.

I think we exceeded that this year easily.

A BIG THANK YOU to all our members who took part and helped to make it a success.

Also another BiG THANK YOU to all the visiting clubs who contributed in no small way to the spectacle and success of the show. 

Cardiff Modellers

Margam Park Including their Have a Go Boats

Sedgemoor ( Lucinda Dragon)

Vale of Glamorgan Model Boat Club

Bernard from Thornbury with his IC Boat which was towed behind an R/C all Terrain vehicle

Also the trader whose name escapes me at present - sorry!

All deserve a mention

I believe Eugene counted some 150 or so models on display. Wonderfull.

There were many appreciative comments from the public visitors to the show. Also the Cafe seemed to be doing a roaring trade judging from the long queues.(not a criticism ! )

The  informal race with the Sailing boats around the island was also a nice new addition 

Thanks to Mike who arranged the starting gate bouys

Society Club Chaiman's Competition OCT 21st

Members are invited to take part in thsi competition 

The Classes are;

CLASS ONE        Scratch Built Marine Models

CLASS TWO        Kit build Marine Models

CLASS THREE    Almost ready to run Marine Models  

CLASS FOUR      Sail powered Marine Models ( a new category this year)

South West Ship Show Bristol

A BIG THANK YOU to all of those wh  o attended this event and helped make a good display. We have received a letter of thanks from the organisers and a wish that we attend next year. The date to be announced.

Please note new information on Diary of Planned Events 




AGM Notification 2020

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

2020 AGM Meeting Agenda

  • Attendance and Welcome
  • Apologies for absence
  • Minutes of Meeting 2019
  • 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: 25-09-2019

Forthcoming Events

Exhibition: Out in 1914 - Home at Last

01/08/2019 - 17/11/2019
The story of the 2nd Monmouthshire Battalion who departed for the First World War in 1914 and did not return from France until 1919

Family of Miners Exhibition

22/08/2019 - 30/12/2019
A photographic exhibition by Walter Waygood documenting mining and miners of Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

Happy Hands Club at Pontypool Active Living Centre

Happy Hands classes are suitable for parents or carers to bring babies and children from newborn to 4 years of age. We have lots of fun singing, dancing, with sensory play such as bubbles and parachutes and lots more.

LittleHitters - Tots Tennis at PALC

´╗┐Our aim at Littlehitters is to develop a love for the game and encourage a fun, friendly environment for children to learn and gain in confidence.
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