Rallies and Events News – 6 September 2015

| September 4, 2015

We start with the sad news that the North Wales Rally, due to take place on 1 November, has had to be cancelled due to a drop in bookings.

Telford HamFest takes place Sunday,  6 September, at the Enginuity Centre in Coalbrookdale, Telford. As in previous years, there will be numerous traders and exhibitors as well as an RSGB information and book stand. More information at www.telfordhamfest.org.uk.

Caister Lifeboat Radio Rally will be held next Saturday, the 12th, at Caister Lifeboat Station, Tan Lane, Caister on Sea, Norfolk NR30 5DJ. Doors open at 9.30am, admission is £1 and there will be refreshments available. Details from Zane, M1BFI on 07711 214 790.

On Sunday the 13th, the West Kent Radio and Electronics Fair will be held at the Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys, St John’s Road, Tunbridge Wells TN4 9XB. Doors open to the public at 10am. There is free parking and refreshments will be available. There will be an RSGB stand at the event to deal with inquiries and memberships, and offering a wide range of RSGB books for sale. Details at www.wkars.org.uk.

Also on the 13th, the Andover RAC Boot Sale will be held in Wildhern Village Hall, SP11 0JE. Admission for buyers is £2 and sellers £8, with tables in the hall costing £10. Doors open at 9.30am for disabled visitors and general access is at 10am. Details from Martin, M0MWS on 07776 181 646.

The British Vintage Wireless Society Murphy Day takes place on the 13th at Mill Green Museum, Hatfield AL9 5PD. Details at www.bvws.org.uk.

The Torbay Annual Communications Fair takes place next weekend, on the 13th, at Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Abbot TQ12 3AF. There will be a bring-and-buy, an RSGB book stall and refreshments will be available. Doors open at 9.30am for disabled visitors with general admission at 10am. Admission is £2. Details from Mike Dixon, on 01803 557 941.

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