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Christmas Meeting 12th December 2022

The  TVTEC Christmas meeting will be held at the Beenham Club on Monday 12th December from 19.45hrs – 23.00hrs. Buffet food will be provided. Please note the School playground is no longer available to hire for parking. We can park … Continue reading

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November Club Meetng

For our November meeting we have James Hodgson, owner of the unique Wilder Ploughing Engine coming to give a talk on its history and preservation of this wonderful engine. Built by Wilders of Wallingford in the 1920’s using some components … Continue reading

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October Club Meeting

For the October club meeting we have Ellie Thorn coming to give us a talk on the history of local firm Plenty’s of Newbury. Plenty’s were well known for their production of marine steam engines. See you at the Angel, … Continue reading

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September Club night – 12th September

For the return to our autumn programme of speakers we will be welcoming Gerald Whittaker to talk to us about the restoration of his 1890 Wallis and Steevens Traction Engine no. 2149 “The Mistress”. Please join us from 1930pm on … Continue reading

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July Models Night

The July Meeting on Monday 11th July will be the Models night at Fred Cooper’s yard 35 Henwick Lane Thatcham. Please bring along your model, be it a Mamod or a Mollyette. The action will start from about 6pm until … Continue reading

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David Fowlers Funeral

Our President David Fowler’s funeral will be on Thursday 14th July at Thatcham Crematorium at 1pm. The Wake will be at The Old Mill Aldermaston.

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David Fowler

It is with great sadness that the club announce the death of our President, David Fowler. David was one of the original members of the club and one of the last of the preservation pioneer generation. Our thoughts are with … Continue reading

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June External Visit to Mid Hants Railway workshops

We have been offered the chance to visit the Mid Hants railway premises at Ropley, with a guided tour of the general workshop, engine shed and boiler workshop. PLEASE NOTE This will be on Thursday 16th June from 7pm, rather … Continue reading

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May Club Meeting

For the May club meeting we have Ellie Thorn coming to give us a talk on the history of local firm Plenty’s of Newbury. Plenty’s were well known for their production of marine steam engines. See you at the Angel, … Continue reading

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Club April Meeting

For the April meeting on Monday 11th April we will be showing a 1970s Film of the restoration of Garrett Showman’s tractor “The Greyhound” which has recently been donated to the club by past member David Bailey. The film also … Continue reading

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