Nights take place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, starting
at 7.00pm - we have now changed the time on a Build night to 6:30 pm to
give more time to those who want to build.
The 2nd Wednesday is usually an event, talk or demonstration session.
The 4th Wednesday
is a meeting followed by an opportunity to meet socially with other
members as well as pick up new skills and techniques. All of our
meetings are very informal and friendly, with plenty of good humour.
Meetings and Events for 2016
Club Diary 2017
We now meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays every month from 7.00-9.30pm at Windmill Primary School, Windmill Lane, Raunds.
All ages and skill levels welcomed.
ask members to bring along a model to every club night, whether it is a
current, a finished or a future project. This is to show any
prospective members what we do as a club.
Wed Jan 11, Diary Planning/build night
Wed Jan 25.
Sun Jan 29 Model Market Hanslope. Club visit?
Wed Feb 08. Build night from 6.30pm
Sun Feb 19. Shuttleworth model show, Old Warden
Feb 22, Sell, Buy and exchange night, bring along that model that you
won’t build and get some cash for it, or swap it for something else.
Sat mar 04, Model maker day at Manor House Museum, Kettering 10.30am-3.00pm.
Sun Mar 05. East of England Model Show, Peterborough. Club Visit. Voyager Academy, Walton.
Wed Mar 08 Build night from 6.30pm
Sun Mar 12. East Midland Model Show, Hinckley.
Mar 19 Onwards Volunteers needed to repaint club stand and sort boxes.
Wed Mar 22. Model-Ex planning
Sun April 02 Cosford show.
Apr 05-09. Intermodellbau Dortmund
Sa t8 & April Sun 9 Model.-Ex 2017
Wed April 12. Build night from 6.30pm
Sum Apr 23. Modelkraft MK.
Wed April 26. Cavalcade planning and video might.
Sat/ Sun/Mon April 29-May 1, Rushden Cavalcade.
Wed May 10 George Robins Trophy, Entries must have been finished in the last twelve months.
Sun May , Automodellissimo, Hanslope Village Hall. TBC
Wed May 24 AGM.
Wed Jun 14. Build night from 6.30pm.
Wed Jun 28, Talk TBC.
Sun Jul 2. Smallspace, Sci fi and space, Hanslope Village hall
Wed Jul 12. Build night from 6.30pm.
Wed Jul 26. Demonstration, TBC.
Sat Jul 29th. Figureworld, Great Hall, Oundle School
Wed Aug 09. Build night from 6.30pm
Wed Aug 23. Earls Barton planning .TBC
Sat-Mon Aug 26-28. Earls Barton. TBC
Sat Sept 02 & Sun Sept 03, RHTS model weekend, Rushden station TBC
Wed Sept 13. Build night from 6.30pm.
Sun Sept 17. Wings and Things, Spalding Girls High School, Lincs
Wed Sept 27. Quiz Night, Model related.
Wed Oct 11. Build night from 6.30pm.
Wed Oct 25. Talk Night TBC
Wed Nov 08. Build night from 6.30pm.
Sat Nov 11 and Sun 12. Scale Modelworld, Telford
Wed Nov 22. Theme night, TBC
Sun Nov TBA HaMeX 07, Hanslope village hall.
The Members Memorial Shield
( George Robins Trophy )
For the past few years the club members have been competing
for the George Robins trophy, a different theme being chosen by the committee
each year. Some of our newer members have asked who is or was George Robins?
This feature is intended to answer that question.
George was one of our members who had a big interest in
model railways with a large collection of Locomotives and a mass of rolling
stock. I do not think any of our members actually seen his collection although
I could be wrong. George had been building his layout for some time when he
joined the club. He was a meticulous collector and every piece of rolling stock
he purchased for his layout was listed in a note book listing the item name,
the place purchased, the price and its intended use on his layout. I my self
had seen at least four of these notebooks full of listings,other members
stating that he had more than twelve full. He himself stated that he had kept
these so as to keep track of his collection and had more than fifteen books
full. Whichever the full total, it in any description was an extensive
collection with over one hundred locos.
Unfortunately George would not see his layout complete as
one day he passed away at his kitchen table whilst preparing his tea.
After 10 years it has been decided by
the club to change the name of the competition in rememberance of those
who pass whilst a member of the club.
Our members' expertise
covers the following,
Radio Control Aircraft
Radio Control Boats
All types of Vehicles
Annual membership to NMM is £15 for one year. Weekley subs of £2 per
attended meeting to cover tea/coffee and administration costs.
runs from 1st January to 31st December. If you join after 1st July, you
are eligible for a reduced half-year figure of £8.50.