Articles tagged Exhibition

Page 47 of January 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, January 1979

Model Engineer Exhibition

This years Model Engineer Exhibition, which is of interest to so many of our readers, will be opened by Stirling Moss, OBE. It is open from 10.00 to 19.00 hours each day from January 4th to January 13th with the exception of the Sunday. Last year 75,000 visitors attended this enthralling display of scale models of all kinds. The venue is the Wembley Conference Centre, near London and easy of...

Page 41 of October 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, October 1972

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters The VSCC at Madresfield (Sept. 3rd) What a pleasant event the annual driving test meeting at Madresfield is! Competitors and spectators park on the wide grass verges flanking the long drive leading to Lord Beauchamp's house and during the afternoon leisurely manoeuvres take place which try to a mild extent the prowess of machinery and drivers. It is a pity...

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Matters of moment cont.

Miniatures News The race for ever-more-ingenuity in the miniatures field has been advanced another step by Meccano Ltd., who have introduced a firing multi-shot gun to their replica of a Jaguar-powered Scorpion tank. Firing several shots from its turret without reloading, this 1/40th-scale model costs £1.50 and the reference no. is 690. The turret rotates through a full 360 degrees and there are...

Page 47 of January 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, January 1979

The Things They Say . . .

The Things They Say ... "... it seems probable to me that those who read this book will have been motivated to do so by nostalgia of one sort or another by romantic longings for those more innocent days of the 1920s and 1930s, for the racket and roar of primitive engines and the trembling of flattened grass behind a taxi-ing Moth. I do not want to deny such readers their retrospective pleasures,...

Page 40 of January 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, January 1970

Model engineer exhibition

THE next Model Engineer Exhibition, which is of interest to many of our readers, will take place at the Seymour Hall, London, W1, from December 31st to January 10th, Sunday excepted, the doors being open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission costs 4s. per adult, 2s. 6d. per child, under fives free. Races will take place over the ECRA slot track and there will be demonstrations of radio-controlled...

Page 53 of January 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, January 1978

Books for the new year

"Porsche Excellence Was Expected The Complete History of the Sports and Racing Cars" by Karl Ludvigsen. 886 pp. 8 in. x 9 in. ('Automobile Quarterly", 245 West Main Street, Kutitown, Pennsylvania, 19530. 64.95 dollars; leather-bound limited edition, 85.95 dollars). Although they have had shorter runs than those makes of cars born in the early days of the automobile, Ferrari and Porsche have,...

Page 27 of January 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, January 1972

The "Model Engineer" exhibition

Those of our readers who like models should note that the 41st Model Engineer Exhibition takes place at Seymour Hall, London, W1, from January 4th to 15th, Sunday excepted. It opens at 2.30 p.m., remaining open on other days from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., except for the last day, when the doors close at 7 p.m. Admission is 25p, children 15p, accompanied under-5s free. Cheaper pre-booked tickets are...

Page 18 of October 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, October 1951

The "Model Engineer" Exhibition

The "Model Engineer" Exhibition • • • MODEL ears were a prominent feature of this year's Model Engineer Exhibition. II. C. 13aigent's G.P.-circuit-racing was demonstrated, c.i.powered replicas of Alfa-Romeo, Ferrari, Lago-Talbot and B.R.M., etc., racing three at once over an exciting course embracing left and right-hand turns, uphill and downhill sections. We noticed a footbridge most dangerously...

Page 33 of January 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, January 1968

In Miniature

The 37th Model Engineer Exhibition, which opened on January 3rd at the Seymour Hall, London, remains open until January 13th, Sunday excepted, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. It covers all facets of engineering in miniature but from our viewpoint interest centres round the 95 ft. long eight-lane racing-car circuit on which visitors are able to try their skill. Whether this exhibit would have been classed...

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