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SELMEC Snapshots

A photographic look back at nearly 40 years of the South East London Meccano Club's history...

Do you have any snaps that you can share with us?
If so, please contact Chris Warrell and we'll arrange to make a copy of them for this page!

The 2010s

A general view of our stand at the National Maritime Museum's 1930s Festival on 1st May 2010
A general view of our stand at the National Maritime Museum's 1930s Festival on 1st May 2010

The poster for our 32nd exhibition on 16th October 2010
The poster for our 32nd exhibition on 16th October 2010

Douglas Windibank (standing) describes one of his models at our seated model tour on 23rd June 2012
Douglas Windibank (standing) describes one of his models at our seated model tour on 23rd June 2012

Les Chatfield (left) being presented with the Geoff Carter Cup by Chairman Frank Paine at our meeting on 23rd June 2012
Les Chatfield (left) being presented with the Geoff Carter Cup
by Chairman Frank Paine at our meeting on 23rd June 2012

Les Chatfield's Geoff Carter Cup-winning model on 23rd June 2012
Les Chatfield's Geoff Carter Cup-winning model on 23rd June 2012

Ivor Ellard with his American-style lift bridge at the meeting on 23rd June 2012
Ivor Ellard with his American-style lift bridge at the meeting on 23rd June 2012

Our stand at the Cultural Pursuits event at the Gerald Moore Gallery on 14 July 2012
Our stand at the Cultural Pursuits event at the Gerald Moore Gallery on 14 July 2012
L-R: Peter Clay, Alan Wenbourne, Felicity Surtell, Tim Surtell

Brian Leach's model tries to do battle with Alan Wenbourne's Goliath-like monster in the Push-of-war competition in the MeccanOlympics at our show (that's a bit of rebranding for you!) on 13th October 2012
Brian Leach's model tries to do battle with Alan Wenbourne's Goliath-like monster in the Push-of-war competition
in the MeccanOlympics at our show (that's a bit of rebranding for you!) on 13th October 2012

Chris Warrell presents the gold medal to Alan Wenbourne (centre) for the Push-of-war competition at our show on 13th October 2012. Chris Fry (in red) won silver and Ralph Laughton, bronze
Chris Warrell presents the gold medal to Alan Wenbourne (centre) for the Push-of-war competition at our show
on 13th October 2012. Chris Fry (in red) won silver and Ralph Laughton, bronze

Allen Berman demonstrating his robot at a chilly Chatham Historic Dockyard as part of the Medway Festival of Steam and Transport on 31st March 2013
Allen Berman demonstrating his robot at a chilly Chatham Historic Dockyard
as part of the Medway Festival of Steam and Transport on 31st March 2013

Our 2nd annual display in the Eltham Centre which run from September to October 2013
Our 2nd annual display in the Eltham Centre which ran from September to October 2013

Alan Wenbourne (standing) at the Crossness Engines open day on 22nd June 2014
Alan Wenbourne (standing) at the Crossness Engines open day on 22nd June 2014

Ralph Laughton at the Crossness Engines open day on 22nd June 2014
Ralph Laughton at the Crossness Engines open day on 22nd June 2014

Youngsters try out their Meccano skills at our Make It With Meccano session at the Greenwich Great Get Together on 28th June 2014
Youngsters try out their Meccano skills at our Make It With Meccano session
at the Greenwich Great Get Together on 28th June 2014

Chris Fry in his 'yellow jersey' having won it in one of our Bicycle Races at our show on 25th October 2014
Chris Fry in his 'yellow jersey' having won it in one of our Bicycle Races at our show on 25th October 2014

A general view of the hall at Eltham United Reformed Church during our 36th show on 25th October 2014
A general view of the hall at Eltham United Reformed Church during our 36th show on 25th October 2014

Our members outside Falconwood Community Centre, taken at our 40th anniversary meeting on 18th June 2016 (Click to enlarge this photo)
Our members outside Falconwood Community Centre, taken at our 40th anniversary meeting on 18th June 2016
(Click to enlarge this photo)

Group photo after our anniversary meal in the White Hart pub in Eltham on 24th July 2016 (Click to enlarge this photo)
Group photo after our anniversary meal in the White Hart pub in Eltham on 24th July 2016
(Click to enlarge this photo)

 

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