Events for 2018
Keep an eye on this section, it will
grow as the weeks pass by, and more information will be provided about each
Key to entries:
Entries in normal text are standard
Entries in green italics are meetings to which we have been invited as guests,
but do not have a club stand.
Entries preceded by this 'club' symbol are meetings at which we have a manned club stand.
Friday 9th March: Skittles evening
Saturday 6th May:
St. Richard's Canal Festival
Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th
May: Beale Park
Saturday 12th May:
Knightcote Lifeboat Day
Sunday 10th June: Bodenham Arboretum
Sunday 10th June:
Knightcote Open Day
Friday, Saturday and
Sunday 6th, 7th and 8th July: Hereford Society of Model Engineers
Summer steam-up and boating regatta
Sunday 8th July:
Knightcote Navy Day
Wednesday 25th July:
Bromsgrove Society of Model Engineers
Another chance to 'play trains' with our friends at the B.S.M.E.
Start time is 6.30pm. Refreshments will be available.
Friday 27th July:
Summer Skittles evening
The skittles evening in March was a great success, so we thought we'd
have another in the summer, and with luck the date won't have to be
postponed due to deep snowdrifts:-)
Venue will be as before: The Portobello Inn, Bransford Road, Worcester WR2
4EZ. Start time is 1900. Tickets from Andrea at the poolside:
£7.50, to include the usual excellent buffet supper.
Sunday 12th August:
Worcester Show at Gheluvelt Park
Be there for 09:30 to set up
boats; cars have to be off the field by 10:00.
Sunday 9th September:
Droitwich Salt Fest
Venue is Vines Park.
Sunday 23rd September:
The 2018 Plank Race
Venue is County Hall. It's a long time since we've held a Plank
race; last year we had to cancel it because County Hall was closed.
Click here to see the rules.
For photos of previous race entries, scroll down to the bottom of this page,
click on the link to Tony Holt's model boating site and when it opens click
on 'DSMBC Events'. There are several pages of excellent photos of
Plank races from previous years.
Sunday 14th October:
This will be one of our
'display' days, as run last year. We will put on a display of boats
and sail as many of them as possible! Times are 1000-1600, so either
bring some lunch or buy it in the restaurant, You don't have to stay
all day if you don't want:-)
Thursday 8th November:
International Model Boat Show Rig Day
Friday 9th, Saturday
10th and Sunday 11th November: International Model Boat Show
Sunday 25th November: AGM
Venue: Perdiswell Young People's Leisure Club, WR3 7SN, room number
Activity 5 (same venue as last year) Please arrive from 09:30 for a
10:00 prompt start.