Membership of NWMES is open to anyone including those without any engineering background but enjoy gardening, building or general DIY or would just like to help us to us to build, run and maintain a miniature railway. Members are encouraged to take part in the public running events the Society holds and appropriate training on all aspects of running such events, including the driving and maintenance of live steam model locomotives, which is available to those members who wish to participate.
During the winter we meet once each month at the Craig y Don Community Centre, Queens Road. Llandudno, LL30 1TE with a programme of talks on various topics of interest and video evening. Interested members of the general public are most welcome at these meetings.
The Society aims to organize at least two trips each year to exhibitions or venues of interest to the members and their families, including the main Model Engineering Exhibitions.
Why not get in touch, you will find us at our West Shore Site where you can just show up for a chat on a Wednesday or Saturday and be sure of a cup of tea or coffee and a friendly welcome or you can contact us by email at email@example.com.
Other benefits include:
Opportunity to drive the Club’s Steam and Electric Locomotives
Opportunity to help and assist in the maintenance and development of our running facility and to assist with our public running and event days.
Boiler testing and inspection free of charge
Insurance cover for Personal Accident and Public Liability whilst undertaking activities on the Club’s behalf
Opportunities to travel to Model Engineering Exhibitions and other outings of interest to members.
Finally the ability to influence how the club is run by joining the Committee and also by attending and voting at the Annual General Meeting.
Application for membership may be made by downloading an application form HERE.
To download the Application Form you will require an up to date version of Adobe’s reader. You can download the latest version from Adobe’s download site by clicking HERE.
You may also visit us at one of our evening meetings and introduce yourself to any of our members or have a chat with us regarding membership at one of our public events.
The following are our membership categories and current subscription rates:
Member £45.00 less £3.00 per month from February
Partner of a Full Member £15.00 less £1.00 per month from February
Junior* (under 16 years / full time student) £22.00 less £1.50 per month from February
There is currently no joining fee but new members are required to contribute to the Company assets by the purchasing of a share in the Company to the value of £1.00.
* Junior members aged, up to and including, 16 years, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.The parent or guardian does not necessarily have to be a Member of the Society.
Membership runs from the 1st January to 31st December each year.