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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

 HEREFORD SOCIETY of MODEL ENGINEERS LTD Summer Steam up and Boating Regatta

FRiday 5th Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th JUly . WE are invited to take our Boats on whichever day we like if not ALL!  The Contact there is Brian Kempson They have a club house as well as food and drinks

 

 

Brynbach OPEN DAY 

Thanks to all who turned up despite short notice. It was a good day with good wind and weather! A good show all round.  They are having another open day 17th August to which we are invited

VALE OF GLAMORGAN OPEN DAY/REGATTA

We have been invited to this event 22nd June 2019: 10:00 to 15:00pm. Could all who intend to be there please give indication to myself or TROY (so I can pass on numbers to them)

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 page. 

Margam Park

Sadly they have had to cancel this event through no fault of their own.

Cwmbran Big Event

This now on 8th June 2019 It is now confirmed we are taking part in this event

 

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: 02-07-2019

Forthcoming Events

Soft Play & Face Painting

Date:
20/07/2019 - 30/08/2019
Description:
Join us in our Play Lab for FREE soft play and Face Painting at £1 per face paint. Suitable for under 5s only.

The Beach at Cwmbran Centre

Date:
27/07/2019 - 31/08/2019
Description:
Join Cwmbran Centre from Saturday 27th July to Saturday 31st August for their FREE family-friendly beach event.

Exhibition: Out in 1914 - Home at Last

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

Exhibition: Just for Joy

Date:
10 - 31/08/2019
Description:
Just for Joy is an exhibition of paintings produced by Members of the Art Clubs run & tutored by Richard Davies
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