Droitwich Spa
Model Boat Club
 

                    2016

               Founded 1988
Last site update:  Thursday 19.5.16
Web page maintained by Jim Cook
 

Sailing venues: 

Weed continues to be a problem at Top Barn, so until further notice all Sunday sailing sessions
will be at County Hall.
 


Notice Board     A place for notifying members of important matters

Worcester University Model Show, Saturday 11th June.
See updated information in the 'Events' section below.



 
Top Barn Activity Centre                                                                                                                                  photo: Jim Cook

 


Events for 2016

Friday 4th March: Skittles evening
To be held at the Portobello Inn, Bransford Road, St. Johns, Worcester WR2 4EZ starting at 7.30pm.  The menu comprises buffet with mixed sandwiches, pork pies, sausage rolls, black pudding, scotch eggs, pizza, quiche, crisps, nuts, Indian snacks, vegetarian, chicken nuggets.  Tickets 7.50 per head.  Please pay Pam Gardner at the pool-side as soon as possible.

Monday 2nd May:  Boat and car Festival at Vines Park, Droitwich.
This event runs over the Bank Holiday weekend from Friday 29th April to Monday 2nd May. We will be doing Monday 2nd May only.

Saturday 14th May:  Knightcote Model Boat Club Lifeboat day
KMBC postcode is CV47 2EQ

Saturday 21st May:  Visit to Jotika
See Jotika's new warehouse and check out all their new machinery.  Visit starts at 10:00 prompt; 19 people have signed up.  Venue address is Jotika, Hadzor, Droitwich WR9 7DS.  Visit Jotika's website here.

Saturday 11th June:  Worcester University
Static show on behalf of Age Concern, along with the Worcester Model Engineering Society.  Venue is Worcester University Riverside Centre, Hylton Road, Worcester WR2 5JN.  Riverside is the smaller arena on the right. 
The show is open from 10.00 to 15.00, but we can set up from 08.00.  Unloading is at the back of the building; the car park is also at the back, but we may have to pay.
The show consists of model aircraft, boats and railways, so please bring whatever combination you've got!

Sunday 12th June:  Knightcote Model Boat Club open day
KMBC postcode is CV47 2EQ

Sunday 10th July:  Bodenham Arboretum

Sunday 14th August:  Gheluvelt Park
Our customary stand at the Worcester Flower Show.

Sunday 11th September: Droitwich Salt Fest
At Vines Park, Droitwich.

Sunday 2nd October:  Bodenham Arboretum

Friday 11th - Sunday 13th November:  International Model Boat Show
At the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa.
 

Watch this space for more details and updates on events.

 


2015/16  Committee

Your committee members until November 2016 are:

Chairman - Mike Fenton
Secretary - Graham Povey
                    (graspov@aol.com  Tel: 01885 482683)
Treasurer - Keith Blackall
Events Secretary - Pam Gardener
Newsletter Editor - Rob Oswell
Tony Addison
George Aldridge
Adrian Taylor

 

 

 

 

 

 


 



A typical Sunday gathering at County Hall                                                                                                Photo: Dave Stratford
 


Click Here  for a link to Tony Holt's model boating site - one of the best there is!
Click Here  for a link to the Upton Warren Sailing Club website

Droitwich Spa Model Boat Club 2016