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.   


 

May Meeting. A good turn out of members on a warm evening for Dans bingo evening. Dan announced the sad passing of Robin Philips. Bingo was won by Ted (one line) Frank (two lines) and simon (full house). Next month will be free use of the golf driving range for a knock about. July will be BBQ. Rob now has almost all the pink GDSF forms back now.  June is deadline. The swaps open day was a great success, the feedback from you all was very positive. shame about the cold wind but a big thank you to all that helped with it . 


June Meeting. Average turnout for the golf driving practice evening. Dan announced the details of the BBQ next month, at the cedars, 7-30ish on. all old vehicles welcome, cars, bikes, tractors etc can be put on the grass for all to see. open to all club members and family. all we ask is you bring something to put on table as side dish, salad etc. There was a good response to the new data protection act. Most of you have signed and returned your completed forms. With out these forms the club can no longer hold and use your details. without your details you can no longer be a member. Please remember the August meeting will be second tue due to GDSF.  


July meeting. Very good turnout for the annual BBQ. perfect weather, lots to eat. Big thank you to Jade and mark for cooking, Lynne for the onions and all that helped with the sides, Also thank you to all that made the effort to bring a vintage vehicle for all to see. next meeting will be 14th august, second tue. your GDSF passes should be here for collection 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.  

South Wiltshire Agricultural Preservation Society After the 2017 AGM we had a open dissuasion regarding the running of a SWAPS open day at the Salisbury livestock market early next year. The feedback and support from the members present was very positive.So as soon as we have a available date from the market we will let you all know. Hopefully it will be march-April before you all go rallying. It will be free to the public with the use of the canteen and the toilets. So come on. we are looking for displays, tractors, cars, motorcycles, stationary engines, rural crafts, working or static. All members welcome.

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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