The Great Western Society has local groups which organise meetings and events in the Bristol and Taunton areas. The groups also support the Society by undertaking practical work at Didcot or locally and through the vital elements of fundraising and local publicity.
Chairman: Robert Heron
Secretary: Dave Winter E-Mail>>
Bristol Group Meetings are held on Tuesday at, BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, BRISTOL, BS34 7RG (Phone: 0117 987 3244, Web: www.bawa.biz) 19:30 for 19:45 and all are welcome.
|Tuesday September 12||Building the Bristol & South Wales Direct Line and Railway Pot Pourri||Alan Price|
|Tuesday 10 October||Cheltenham to Swindon - Two Routes by Train||Chris Smith|
|Tuesday 14 November||Sentinel 7109 'Joyce' - Her restoration and siblings||Andy Chapman|
|Tuesday 12 December||
Swiss Mountain Railways Part 2 - The Rhätische Bahn and the Route of the Glacier Express
|Tuesday 9 January||
Railway Roundabout - A Pastiche of Railway History
|Tuesday 13 February||
The Andrew Hook Memorial Meeting
A Didcot Update
incorporating the Group Annual Meeting
|Tuesday 12 March||
Western Locomotive Association
|Tuesday 9 April||
Were Two GWR Locomotives Identical?
|Tuesday 14 May||
Yate to Narvik - By Train to the Midnight Sun
See the Group Web Site for more details: Great Western Society Bristol Group
The Great Western Society is not responsible for the content of external web sites.
Chairman: Stuart Trott E-Mail>>
Secretary: David Hartland - Tel. 07711 229071
Speaker Secretary, PR and Programme Officer: Peter Triggs - Tel. 01823 334188
Group meetings are held at Stoke St Mary Village Hall, near Taunton. TA3 5BY and commence at 19.30.
All are welcome and a donation is requested
Further details from Peter Triggs (01823 334188) or email@example.com
|Friday December 15||Transport Video Highlights||David Brabner|
|Friday January 19||Transport of Delight||Rev. Robin Lodge|
|Friday February 16||Group Annual Meeting and Didcot Update||Richard Antliff|
|Friday March 15||Where or What is it?||Ian Bennett|
|Friday April 19||Toby Whitby Collection Part One||Peter Triggs|
|Friday May 17||Railways in the North and East||John Sparkes|
|Friday June 21||Wandering Around India||Peter Tickner|
|Friday July 19||A Trip Down Memory Lane||Ian Boskett|
|Friday August 16||Steam Recreation (South)||Don Bishop|
|Friday September 20||Grand Days Out||Philip Bisatt|
|Friday October 18||Multi-Coloured Railways||Alan Randle|
|Friday November 1||London Then and Now||Peter Triggs|
|Friday November 15||Yet More Railway Tales||David Hartland|
|Friday December 20||Tony Whitby Collection Part Two||Peter Triggs|
In addition to monthly meetings Taunton Group arranges a programme of social events and trips to places of railway, transport and industrial heritage as well as producing an annual magazine for members.