Rallies

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14 SEPTEMBER 2019 (new date)
FOG ON THE TYNE RALLY
Whitehall Road Methodist Church Hall, Bensham, Gateshead NE8 4LH (at the corner of Whitehall Road and Coatsworth Road)
Doors open 10.30am. Entrance is £1.50 and includes an entry for the raffle. There will be a Bring & Buy, Junk stall, RSGB book stand and many Traders. Car parking is now available. Enrolment for Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Examination courses and Morse class. Nancy Bone, G7UUR on 07990 760920 or Email nancybone2001@yahoo.co.uk

15 SEPTEMBER 2019
WEST TYRONE ARC RALLY
Omagh Rugby Club, 7 Mellon Park Drive, Omagh BT78 5NE
Doors open at 11am and admittance is £3. There will be a talk in station, trade stands, special interest groups, a Bring & Buy and an RSGB bookstall. Catering and a licensed bar are available on site. A prize draw/raffle will take place. More information from Philip Hosey, MI0MSO, 07849025760, or by email to info@wtarc.org.uk.

22 SEPTEMBER 2019
WESTON-SUPER-MARE RADIO RALLY
The Campus Highlands Lane Weston super Mare BS24 7DX (Jct 21 M5)
Doors open 10am to 3pm. Entry is £3. There will be trade stands and a Bring & Buy stall. Excellent catering and a large car park. Enquiries to Dave Dyer by email to G4CXQ@btinternet.com or on 07871 034206.

27-28 SEPTEMBER 2019
NATIONAL HAMFEST
Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY.

6 OCTOBER 2019
46th WELSH RADIO RALLY
Rougemont School, Llantarnam Hall, Malpas, Newport NP20 6QB
Doors open from 10am-4pm with disabled visitors gaining access at 9.45am. Admittance is £2.50. There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy, RSGB bookstall, Special Interest Groups and lectures will take place during the day. Catering is available on site. Contact: Rob Evans, MW0CVT, 01495 220 455, mw0cvt@sky.com.

11-13 OCTOBER 2019
RSGB CONVENTION
Kent’s Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Swallow House, Timbold Drive, Kent’s Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6BZ.

13 OCTOBER 2019
HORNSEA AMATEUR RADIO RALLY
Floral Hall, Hornsea HU18 1NQ
Doors open at 10am with admission being £2 with under 14s free. There will be trade stands exhibiting radio equipment, computers etc. The Bring & Buy will be run by Hornsea ARC. There will be an RSGB book stand. Hot and cold food will be available in the café. See latest information on www.hornseaarc.co.uk or contact Les, 2E0LBJ on 01377 252393 or by email lbjpinkney1@hotmail.co.uk

13 OCTOBER 2019 (NEW VENUE)
HOLSWORTHY RADIO RALLY
Holsworthy Leisure Centre, Well Park, Western Road, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6DH.
There will be Traders, a Bring & Buy and catering will be available on site. The venue has separate disabled access via the Traders side door entrance. A club steward will be on duty in the car park. Doors open 8am for Traders and 10am for visitors. Email Howard, M0MYB at holsworthyarc@gmail.com [https://www.qsl.net/m0omc/]

19 OCTOBER 2019
CARRICKFERGUS AMATEUR RADIO GROUP RADIO RALLY
Downshire Secondary School, Downshire Road, Carrickfergus
Doors will open at 12 noon for the public and 9.30am for traders. All proceeds from the sale of the food and beverages will go to Belfast Samaritans, a very worthy charity. More information from Elizabeth Forde, 0785 544 2839, elizabethforde64@yahoo.com

19 OCTOBER 2019
CW CONVENTION AND CW BOOT CAMP
3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ, Rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex CM8 2HE
Registration is at 8.30am for a 9am start. The event is due to finish at around 4.30pm. Pre-register as places are limited to G0IBN: g0ibn1@yahoo.com or 0745 342 60 87 Previous events have welcomed visitors from all over the UK.

19 OCTOBER 2019
CARRICKFERGUS AMATEUR RADIO GROUP RALLY
Downshire Secondary School, Downshire Road, Carrickfergus
Doors open to the public at 12 noon. All the proceeds from the sale of the beverages will be going to Belfast Samaritans, a very worthy charity. All will be very welcome. Contact Liz Forde at elizabethforde64@yahoo.com.

20 OCTOBER 2019
GALASHIELS RALLY
Volunteer Hall, St Johns Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders TD1 3JX
Doors open 11am for disabled visitor and 11.15am for general public. There will be traders and a Bring & Buy. Refreshments will be available on site. Admission price TBC

Plymouth Radio Club would like to inform people that this year’s rally in November, will not be held due to falling numbers of members and helpers this year. The club would like to thank all those who have supported them over the years.

3 NOVEMBER 2019
BUSHVALLEY ARC RALLY
Limavady Football Club, Rathmore Road, Limavady BT49 0DF.
Doors open 11am and admission is £3.

9 NOVEMBER 2019
BATC ATV CONVENTION (SOUTH)
Chilton Village Hall near Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0SH
ATV Clinic, Show and Tell, Bring and Buy and 2 interesting talks. More information at https://forum.batc.org.uk

16 NOVEMBER 2019
ROCHDALE & DISTRICT ARS WINTER RALLY
St Vincent de Paul’s, Caldershaw Road, off Edenfield Road (A680), Norden, Rochdale, OL12 7QR.
Doors open to the public at 10.15am with disabled visitors gaining access 15 minutes earlier. Admission is £2.50 with those under 12 years free. £5 per pitch (for traders with own tables) or £10 for a pitch with table provided. Guest speaker Keiran Wilkinson, IT Director at Hack:Oldham, will give a lecture on Make it, don’t buy it, an explanation of how you can use Computer Aided Design, 3D printing and laser cutting to create project enclosures and casings. Due to limited seating, the talk will be given twice at 11am and 12 noon. Refreshments available including bacon and sausage butties. Further details: Robert, M0NVQ, by email to m0nvq@outlook.com or 07778113333.

24 NOVEMBER 2019
BISHOP AUCKLAND RADIO AMATEURS CLUB 2019 RALLY
Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6DB
Venue has good parking and access to a large ground floor hall. There will be the usual Radio, Computer, Electronics, and Bring & Buy stalls as well as catering and bar. Doors open at 10.30 with disabled visitors gaining access at 10.15 am. Admission is £2:00 under 14 free of charge with adult. More details from rally organiser John, G4LRG on 0777 569 6568 or Brian, G7OCK 01388 762 678.

24 NOVEMBER 2019
CATS 42nd RADIO & ELECTRONICS BAZAAR
Oasis Academy Coulsdon, Homefield Road, Old Coulsdon CR5 1ES
Doors open from 10am until 2pm. £1.50 entry that includes a free tea/coffee. There will be second hand equipment, flea market tables, traders and an RSGB bookstall. The CATS Bring & Buy will operate on 10% commission. Refreshments are available on site. Contact Andy G0KZT on 07729 866 600 or bazaar@catsradio.org [www.catsradio.org].

 

 

2020

16 FEBRUARY 2020
RADIOACTIVE RALLY
Nantwich Civic Hall, Cheshire, CW5 5DG.
Free car Parking , Doors open at 10:30am. There will be a Bring and Buy, as well as traders and an RSGB book stall. A single raffle ticket is included with the entrance programme; additional tickets available. Catering is provided on site. Contact Stuart Jackson on 07880 732 534.

21 JUNE 2020
17th WEST OF ENGLAND RADIO RALLY
Cheese & Grain venue, Market Yard, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE
Doors open from 10am to 2pm. Adult admission £3, accompanied children under 14 are free. There will be inside and outside trade stalls and an RSGB bookstall. A cafe serving hot & cold food will be available. Shaun, G8VPG on 01225 873 098 or by email to rallymanager@westrally.org.uk [www.westrally.org.uk].