Meccano Show 2018

Saturday 27 October 2018
Eltham United Reformed Church
Eltham

Around 30 members and guests displayed models at our 40th annual Meccano Show on 27th October at the Eltham United Reformed Church, including a fantastic display of funfair models at the rear of Sherard Hall from Richard Marsden, Santiago Plicio and Nigel Lynn.

Nigel Lynn’s part of the SELMEC Fun Fair display
Nigel Lynn’s part of the SELMEC Fun Fair display
Richard Marsden and Santiago Plicio’s parts of the SELMEC Fun Fair display
Richard Marsden and Santiago Plicio’s parts of the SELMEC Fun Fair display

The Dobell Room was busy all day once again with people building models to enter into the Meccano Creative Challenge. The winners, judged by Chris Warrell and Ralph Laughton, were:

  • Age 4–7: Stanley Nichols — working roller coaster track and car
  • Age 8–17: Jack Edwards — racing car
  • Age 18+: Pawel Golebiewski (and his son Leon) — helicopter
Stanley Nicholls
Stanley Nicholls
Jack Edwards
Jack Edwards
Pawel and Leon Golebiewski
Pawel and Leon Golebiewski
All the winners of the Meccano Creative Challenge 2018
All the winners of the Meccano Creative Challenge 2018

Many thanks to everyone who helped with setting up, running, and clearing away at the show, with special thanks to Cathy Warrell and Cathy Claydon providing refreshments, Peter Clay for overseeing the paydesk, and Ralph and Sue Laughton for running the raffle and for transporting tables and equipment.

Models in Sherard Hall
Models in Sherard Hall

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