Isle of Wight MES Annual Rally

The IW MES Annual Rally will be held at our club site in Cowes IoW on Sunday 15th May 10:00am to 4:00pm. The club has a raised 3.5”/5” track, a ground level 7.25”/5” track (both with steaming bays), ‘G’ Gauge railways & a boat pond. Parking is available outside...

Editing the Newsletter

David Goyder has edited our newsletter now for many years. Since he added the role of treasurer including implementing a new accounting system, he is now contemplating a handover of the editorship to someone else……and so we are seeking a volunteer to take this...

Welcome to the New website!

We are pleased to welcome new users to this website. If you attempted to go to www.sfmes.co.uk, then you will have been diverted to this site as this is now where we will be placing news and events and adding information for your interest. We will soon be sending out...

Report of theft of locomotive and equipment

A 5″ 2.6.2 GWR Prairie Tank loco finished in GW green livery has been stolen from a Ford transit van parked in the drive to the owners house The boiler number is N77-100-G25. (North Staffs ref. N9.273) with the current Boiler certificate C224452, and written...

Our Name

As you will be aware, we have changed our name to ‘Federation of Model Engineering Societies’ (‘FMES’ for short!) and this action, agreed at the last AGM, has now been formally accepted by companies house. Until we fully launch the new...