SELMEC Snapshots: 1980s

Part 2 of a photographic look back at nearly 40 years of the South East London Meccano Club’s history.

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Our stand at the Memorial Hospital fete in August 1980
Our stand at the Memorial Hospital fete in August 1980
Pictured at our stand at the Memorial Hospital fete in August 1980 are (L-R seated) Adrian Ashford, Chris Warrell, David Smithers, (L-R standing) Neil Bedford (top left) and John Adams
Pictured at our stand at the Memorial Hospital fete in August 1980 are (L-R seated) Adrian Ashford, Chris Warrell, David Smithers, (L-R standing) Neil Bedford (top left) and John Adams
Junior members at our meeting on 12th April 1980
Junior members at our meeting on 12th April 1980
Norman Simper (operating crane) and Stan Bedford at our second exhibition on 27th September 1980
Norman Simper (operating crane) and Stan Bedford at our second exhibition on 27th September 1980
Paul Bedford (Neil’s younger brother) at our second exhibition on 27th September 1980
Paul Bedford (Neil’s younger brother) at our second exhibition on 27th September 1980
Neil Bedford at our second exhibition on 27th September 1980
Neil Bedford at our second exhibition on 27th September 1980
Peter Clay and Roy Thompson model our very trendy T-shirts at our second exhibition on 27th September 1980
Peter Clay and Roy Thompson model our very trendy T-shirts at our second exhibition on 27th September 1980
Brian Leach (left) and his tower crane, with junior club member Neil Carter, in 1981
Brian Leach (left) and his tower crane, with junior club member Neil Carter, in 1981
Martin Clark with his robotic arm at our fourth exhibition on 2nd October 1982
Martin Clark with his robotic arm at our fourth exhibition on 2nd October 1982
A general view of the hall at Eltham United Reformed Church during our fourth exhibition on 2nd October 1982
A general view of the hall at Eltham United Reformed Church during our fourth exhibition on 2nd October 1982
The poster for our sixth exhibition on 6th October 1984
The poster for our sixth exhibition on 6th October 1984
The committee at a meeting on 27th September 1986 — (L-R) Chris Warrell, Frank Pycroft, Robin Lake
The committee at a meeting on 27th September 1986 — (L-R) Chris Warrell, Frank Pycroft, Robin Lake

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