Tag Archives: Skegness

All done for another year

So there we are for another year – the Meccanomen and (women) of Skegex have packed up their tents  and stolen away into the night …  It really is a mammoth operation to put on a show that size but … Continue reading

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Hildred’s Shopping Centre, Skegness

First pictures arrived this morning via Drop Box of the Skegness display of Meccano models that I provided for Meccano UK’s  advertising agency, currently filling a vacant shop window in the Hildred’s Centre. Thanks to Red Brick for these! Looking … Continue reading

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Skegness here we come!

So it is that time of year again when modellers are frantically putting the finishing touches to their models and displays in the hope that they will perform as expected after the long haul up (across or down) to Skegness. … Continue reading

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From one end to the other

Having worked on the cabin of our spaceship it was obviously time to head to the other end and do something about the engine bay. Four large engine nozzles (fusion reactor driven, apparently!) plus the ancillary tanks, four spherical and … Continue reading

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Skegness here we come!

The excitement mounts! The first weekend in July is almost here. I have made the trek east for many years as a day visitor and photographer, but for the first time ever I am booked in as an exhibitor at … Continue reading

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Oh we do like to be beside the seaside …

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So the great Skegness exhibition weekend has come and gone for another year. As the roads across Nottinghamshire improve the journey gets easier – I love the new dual carriageway from Bingham to Newark – but the trek across much … Continue reading

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Skegness here we come …..

O.K., it’s not the most glamourous coastal resort in Europe, but for hundreds of Meccanomen and women and countless punters it is the must-be place each July. On the first weekend in that month the Embassy Centre on the Grand … Continue reading

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