The Society has Branches throughout the United Kingdom

Details of Branch Organisers and Meeting are detailed below:


This Branch has now closed

Bristol and Bath

Branch Organiser: Chris Payne

8 Trowbridge Road, Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts. BA15 1EP


Venue: Jack Pugh Room, Bath Scout Headquarters, 7 Grove Street, Bath, BA2 6PJ. Meetings start at 19.30pm.

The branch is now closed for the summer break, the next meeting will be in October.

East Midlands

Branch Organiser: Glyn Jones

Alpiglen,13 Welland Close, Burton–on-Trent DE15 0AG Tel: 01283 567983


Venue: Brunswick Inn, Railway Terrace, Derby (almost opposite Derby Station) at 19:00

Click here for the branch’s web page.

Sep. 27th: John Jesson - Early Days - Austria.

Oct. 25th: It Won’t Be Swiss - David Stevenson.

Nov. 29th: Members evening - bring your slides, digital images and videos.



Branch Organiser: Jonathan Fisher

10 Runnymede Court, High Street, Egham, Surrey TW20 9AA.  Tel: 01784 435622. Text only 07795 560236


Meetings start at 19:00 on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Please note the new venue from January:

Meditation Room, YMCA Kings Cross 1, 120 Cromer Street, London WC1.

Map and directions are available from the YMCA Kings Cross web site: For a map of directions click here.

There will be the chance to meet up with members for a coffee/snack and a chat before the meeting. Paul Russenberger should be there, as usual. From January this venue will have to change, possibly to The Skinner’s Arms on Judd Street.

Jun. 13th: Railways and Waterways surrounding Switzerland -  Members presentations.

Jul. 11th: TBA
 Aug. 8th: Mike Bunn - French Railways in Southern France.

Sep. 12th: TBA

Oct. 10th: Neil Wheelwright - Discovering Austria - Part 2.

Nov. 14th: Roger Jones - Vierwaldstattersee (TBC)

Dec. 12th: Annual Quiz.


Branch Organiser:

Tel: 0161 748 7850

Venue: Friends’ Meeting House, 6, Mount Street, Manchester. [Behind Central Library.] (Metro – St.Peter’s Square.) Please note that meetings now open at 19:00 for chat etc., presentation starts at 19:30 and meetings close at 21:15. Check our website  for further details/changes.

Jun. 6th: Video presentation by Mark Grice.
Jul. 4th: Luzern - Charlie Hulme
Aug. 1st: Member's photos -  Themed on the Unusual

Sep. 5th: Baby it's cold outside... Dave Howsam

Oct. 3rd: Swiss Alphabet A & B - Martin  Fisher  (SRS Secretary)

Nov. 7th: Early Austria (from the 60s) - John Jesson  (SRS Chairman)

Dec. 5th: Our Christmas Quiz


West Midlands

Branch Organiser: Richard Shaw, email: Phone 0121 552 5148 (Home) 07804126706 (Mobile).

Meetings are held in the Kidderminster Railway Museum (DY10 1QX) on the last Wednesday of the Month at 1930 from August to April, except for the December event (Most convenient date for members!)

Click here for the branch’s web page with a report on the Branch’s visit to the Severn Valley Railway .

To read the branch’s newsletter click here.

Jul. 13th: (Friday) SVR observation car trip, note this one will be attached to a service train. 10:15 am off Kidderminster. Price will be around £20 as per last year. Price will be confirmed nearer the day. Snacks - as per last year. Please let me know if you would like a provisional booking.

Aug. 29th: Completion of February Holiday to Germany, Slovakia and the Czech republic plus November 2017 - Day trips to Basel and Zurich – Richard Shaw.

Sep.26th:  Gruyère and Gouda - Sholto Thomas

Oct. 31th: 1980's German slides - Piers Milne

Nov. 28th:  Don Gatehouse Title TBA.
Dec. 12th:  SRS Christmas event.

West of England

Branch organisers: Jonathan Collinge & Rupert Dove-Medows

The branch normally meets at 11:15 on the second Saturday of the month from October to April, with a summer outing.

Venue: The Keyberry Hotel, 17, Kingskerswell Road, Newton Abbot,TQ12 1DQ.

Click here for the branch’s web page.

The next meeting will be in October.




Branch Organiser: Philip Lockwood. Tel: 0113 2532176 Email:

All meetings at the Middleton Railway, Engine House, Moor Road, Leeds LS10 2JQ and commence at 13:00

Click here for the branch’s web page with pictures of the barbeque and visit to Ripon & District Light Railway Saturday 11th June 2016.

Aug. 4th: Matterhorn - St Moritz   By Post?   By David Baker.
Oct. 27th: ‘Visiting Switzerland- The first 60 Years.     By Paul Russenberger.

Have you thought about forming a branch of the Society?  

The Committee will give you all the help they can please contact Martin Fisher for more information.

Page last updated 4th June 2018

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