Christmas Competition 2018 

The theme this year was Down by the River Side and the winner was Alan Hancock with his humorous diorama based on Death on the River Nile.

Death on the Nile by Alan Hancock
Death on the Nile by Alan Hancock

The prizes were presented by Howard Smith, Features Editor at BRM and included a very generous gift of a Bachmann Class V1/V3 2-6-2T for the first prize winner. plus the first three prize winners, Alan Hancock, Brian Norris and David H received a years free subscription to BRM as well as cash prizes from the club. Inset in the picture above you can see Alan being presented with his winners certificate and loco.


In 2nd place was Brian Norris with his entry entitled 'How Green was my Valley'


How Green was my Valley by Brian Norris

 Third place went to David with a canal boat and scene

Canal Boat and Scene
Canal Boat and Scene

Fourth place was awarded to Mick Allman who produced the most seasonal of all the entries with  a Snow Scene and Bridge

Snow Scene and Bridge
Snow Scene and Bridge

In fifth place was 'Cottages and River Scene' by Peter Creigh

Cottages and River Scene by Peter Criegh
Cottages and River Scene by Peter Criegh

And finally, in sixth place was Dash Ashwood's Grounded Hut and Jetty

Dash Ashwood's Grounded Hut and Jetty
Dash Ashwood's Grounded Hut and Jetty

 Acknowledgements

Our sincere thanks to all involved in helping organise the night, not least all those brave enough to enter the competition! In particular we would like to extend our sincere thanks to Howard Smith and BRM for their help in judging the competition and their generosity in awarding their generous extra prizes.