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Thames Valley Traction Engine Club Website manager

Jim Sarney’s funeral

Here are the arrangements for Jim’s funeral- Wednesday 13th April. Jim will take his final journey behind the Burrell showmans “William V” on the Wantage traction wagon. The funeral cortege will leave the yard at Mount Pleasant Farm, Coombe End, … Continue reading

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Jim Sarney

The Thames Valley Traction Engine Club and the steam fraternity in general were saddened to learn of the loss of one of its great characters last month. Jim Sarney had a full life of steam on the railway and in … Continue reading

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March Club meeting and AGM

A reminder of the March Club Meeting on Monday 14th March at the Angel Pub Woolhampton Berkshire from 7.30pm. This is our annual AGM so please attend if possible as this is the chance to re-elect your clubs officers and … Continue reading

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Reminder of Feb club meeting Monday 14th February

A reminder to all that the February club meeting is tomorrow 14th February from 7.30pm. The event will take place at the Beenham Social club instead of the Angel at Woolhampton. The address is Picklepythe Lane, Beenham, Reading, RG7 5NT. … Continue reading

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Invitation to join Burnham club weekend coach trip to Norfolk

TVTEC club members are invited to join the Burnham club on their weekend coach trip visit to Norfolk. See attached pdf flyer. If you are interested in going please contact Michelle Harrison on 01189340597 or by email at Club@bshmc.co.uk.

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February Club Meeting at Beenham Social club

With kind permission from the East Anglian Traction Engine Society we will be showing a collection of films recorded by the late Steve Neville from the 50’s 60’s and 70’s. Additional commentary and stories will be provided by Jim “Necko” … Continue reading

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January Club Meeting

For our January meeting on Monday 10th January we have Alan Stevens presenting some previously unseen engine photo’s from his massive collection. Here’s one of the lovely Fowler Volunteer from Alans collection to whet your appetite. See you at the … Continue reading

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TVTEC Christmas Meeting 2021

The  TVTEC Christmas meeting will be held at the Beenham Club on Monday 13th December from 19.45hrs – 23.00hrs. Picklepythe Lane, Beenham, Reading, RG7 5NT

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Club Meeting Monday 8th November

For the November meeting we will be showing some of the clubs collection of 1970’s and 1980’s rally colour slides. This will feature pictures of engines from rallies in the south of England, many that no longer take place.

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October Club Meeting – Monday 11th October

For our October club meeting we have Jim Sarney and Trevor Smallbone presentng a collection of working day engine photos with many in colour. It promises to be a good evening. Hopefully see you at the Angel Woolhampton from 1930pm

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