Welsh Mines Society
Cymdeithas Mwyngloddiau Cymru
Spring (Indoor) Meet - Sunday 23rd March 2014
Herefordshire : Hay on Wye, Brilley.
Organiser/Host : Geoff Newton
|As to the programme of events, this was as follows:
Sunday 23rd March - Spring Indoor Meet
Although the advertised underground trip planned for the Saturday
had been cancelled, some members arrived the day before, and were able to
help with preparations in the morning before folk began to arrive.
(Payment in kind for a great hot meal the previous evening, cooked on the
AGA, and eaten in the workshop, with a nice bottle of red and great
Geoff had opened up the entire ground floor of his property, so there
was adequate space for all activities. These included, in addition
to the obligatory chat between friends and new aquaintences, over teas,
coffees and biscuits, a substantial buffet lunch, and a handful of very interesting presentations
throughout the afternoon.
For those with an interest in machine tools and all things mechanical,
tours of Geoffs workshop were given before lunch.
The afternoon presentations included the following subjects :
There may have been other material presented, but the above I mangaged to observe from the hallway, due to the volume of folk filling the living room !
All in all, I think most folk found the day very agreeable - thanks therefore go to Geoff and the presenters for making it possible.