The White Rose Group is the Yorkshire based area group supporting the Ffestiniog Railway. The group holds regular monthly meetings in Leeds and promotes the railway in the Yorkshire region, attending local model shows and other events. The group holds regular working parties at the railway which usually support the permanent way department. The group also works with the operating department providing footplate crew and with the building services team.
Meetings take place each month and start at 19:30. A collection is made towards the cost of the room and speaker expenses. A donation of £5 is suggested.
Meetings take place each month (except December) and start at 7.30pm and end no later than 9.30pm. A collection is made towards the cost of the room and speaker expenses. A donation of £5 is suggested.
Thursday 19 Sept 2019-Fred Howes-FR Tales (slide show)
Thursday 17 Oct 2019-Brian Coldwell-Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway (slide show)
Thursday 21 Nov 2019-Chris Jones-Ffestiniog Photographs (slide show)
Thursday 16 Jan 2020-Peter Richardson-subject to be confirmed (slide show)
Thursday 20 Feb 2020-Chris Nettleton-Darlington 2 (slide show)
Thursday 19 Mar 2020-AGM and talk by FR Society officer
Thursday 16 Apr 2020-John Holroyd-Round Britain by rail from 1960’s on ( slide show)
As always the committee would be delighted to receive suggestions for future speakers
The group meets monthly in Leeds, from September to April, on the third Thursday of the month (NB.second Thursday December 2018), in the Pullman room at the Cosmopolitan Hotel,LS1 4AE, corner of Lower Briggate and Swinegate. Meetings commence promptly at 7.30pm, and finish by 9.30pm. A contribution of £5 will be taken to defray the room hire charge.
Contact the White Rose Group Secretary, David Nelson: email@example.com
September 13th-15th 2019
October 11th-13th 2019
November 8th-10th 2019
January 10th-12th 2020
February 7th-9th 2020
March 13th-15th 2020
May 8th-10th 2020
June 12th-14th 2020
July 10th-12th 2020
September 11th-13th 2020
October 9th-11th 2020
November 13th-15th 2020
These dates are Friday to Sunday, but increasingly three of us extend the weekend by travelling on Thursday and working on Friday, and maybe even longer. Feel free to join us.
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