FARM and FOREST

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Monthly Meetings are held at Cedars Bar, Salisbury Golf Centre. Skew Bridge, Wilton road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP29NY.

On every third Tuesday unless otherwise stated on the Club Calander. Starts approx 8.00pm .

Next meeting  3rd. Tue of month. Plz check calendar


WHAT HAPPENED THIS MONTH.   


August Meeting. Wet and windy night, Normal turnout of members to collect their GDSF passes and sort any last minute problems before the show. Anyone without tickets should contact the club ASAP. next month is a quit social evening .  


SEPT Meeting.  Mild dry night and a good turn out of members for a quiet social evening. This years GDSF was a great success, and thank all who helped, attended, and exhibited. Next month there will be a talk by Rod on his shepherds hut.  Oct 28th is the next sort out at the livestock market. Full details in the Oct newsletter . 

Oct Meeting.  Very good turn out of regulars on a damp night. Thanks to Rod for a very interesting talk on the Farris shepherds hut that he owns and restored. Including a short you-tube clip of the restored van as well as photo`s to accompany the talk. The xmas dinner menus were given out along with this months news letter. Helpers were sorted for the Oct sort out. Next month is the club AGM. see you all then.      

Somersets Festival of Transport  24/25th Sept 2016.  This weekend 9 members of SWAPS received "Best in show" cup for their exhibit at this years Festival of Transport near Wincanton.  The collection was organised by Dan and we were given our own corner of the show ground to display are farm and forest display.  

GDSF

The club receive an invite to exhibit at The Great Dorset Steam Fair each year. This is the largest event of its type in Europe and runs for 5 days following the August bank holiday. The club enters under the banner of FARM and FOREST and have many working exhibits on show in the open as well as in the marque. Entry forms for this event are available from Rob Mullins (club member)  Being a club member does not automatically entitle you to exhibit. All entry's will be considered by the committee and GDSF appointed staff. Due to health and safety rules , no entrant under the age of 14 can be excepted.   

Click below to watch a short video from the GDSF. 

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