Come and join us for one of our social evenings and enjoy a slideshow and talk from one of our speakers

Social Calendar of Events . . .


15th January 2015

Dave Darwin - 60 Years a Locoman

On 10th January Dave will celebrate 60 years of working on the railway, having started his career at Barrow Hill on 10th
January 1955, before moving to Worksop in 1974.

 19th February 2015

Roger Hallett - The David Odd Collection

Roger will present a selection of images from the collection of the late David Odd, held by Peak Rail.

19th March 2015

P.S.O.V. – Main Line 2014

The ever popular Karl Jauncey and Dave Richards return to the Roundhouse for their annual DVD presentation.

16th April 2015

Dave Holmes - My Misspent Youth

A two-part presentation. The first part covers diesels and electrics whilst the second part covers steam, diesel and road transport. Slides from the early seventies to the nineties.

21st May 2015

Paul Chancellor - Colour-Rail Live

We are pleased to welcome “Mr. Colour-Rail” himself to give a brief background to the business before delving into a wide selection of images from the Colour-Rail Transport Archive.

18th June 2015

Mike Eggenton - East Coast: London to Scotland

The show starts at London King’s Cross and heads north to Wick with the odd diversion on the way. Features steam, diesel and even the odd electric. There will be a few industrials too.

16th July 2015

Andy Barclay - Peter Fox Collection Part 2

Following on from last year’s popular show we now delve into images in the seventies and eighties from the late Peter Fox
collection, although there will be a small selection of earlier images which were not included in last year’s show.

 20th August 2015

Ted Hancock - The Midland in the East End of
Sheffield - Part 1

A show detailing the lines, branches, yards and multiplicity of industries served from The Wicker and Midland Station to Grimesthorpe Junction.

17th September 2015

GB Productions - Steaming Through Britain 

Graham Briggs and the team return to entertain us with another DVD show of preserved steam at work throughout

15th October 2015

Phil Lockwood and Enid Vincent - Manchester
to Cleethorpes on Former GCR

Mainly diesels and freight with a few Class 76s from 1975 to 2011.

19th November 2015

Les Nixon - Down Memory Lane

We can look forward to another first class presentation from Les as he again delves into his extensive collection of images portraying the railway scene over more than fifty years.

17th December 2015

Christmas Social

Wait and see!


All presentations are held in the Roundhouse lecture theatre commencing at 19.30 and finishing between 21.45 and 22.00. Doors open at 19.00.

Presentations are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

Hot and cold drinks are available from the buffet before 19.30 and during the interval.

Free parking on site.

Admission is normally £1.50 for members and £2.00 for non-members.

Everyone welcome