NORTH WEST MECCANO GUILD


Clicking on many of the pictures enlarges them and provides extra information. The models are usually attributed to the builder.

The Guild is always interested in preventing good Meccano going to waste. If you have any Meccano to re-cycle, please contact the Secretary.

Click  “Exhibitions” for a calendar of our events. Or “Event Details” for information about individual ones.

Click “North West” for information about Meccano on display and  Meccano related locations in the North West of England.

News, August to October 2017.

MakeFest at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry. 19th. & 20th. August.

       6 Members were able to fill 14 tables with a large selection of models, many  of which could be operated by the visitors.  Numerous visitors showed lots of interest. Two Plastic Meccano Meccanographs were in almost  continuous use. Some of the models are shown in the photographs below. These were taken by Chris. Harris, who also made  a You-Tube video showing most  of them. The link is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fele6kqxrte  


Tern Hill Vintage Machinery Trust, Annual Show. 12th. & 13th. August.

This was held in the beautiful Chetwld Deer Park near Newport in Shropshire.  Two members exhibited in a large gazebo. Models managed to run all day using a jump starter  to provide electricity. A lot of interest was shown.

Toys for Boys in Old Christ Church, Waterloo, 12th. & 13th. August.

Four members exhibited at this event, filling 8 tables. No photographs are available at present.