ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND SPRING GET-TOGETHER
Saturday 23rd April 2022 – 10.00 to 16.30 (AGM commences at 14:30)
At the Best Western Midland Hotel, Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SQ Tel: 03330 035443
(formerly the Hallmark Midland Hotel) situated directly opposite Derby Railway Station.
Members attending the weekend events can park free of charge at the hotel but should register their vehicle at the hotel reception
Guests and Friends are also welcome to the get-together, but a donation of £2 per person would be appreciated.
This event is organised by the East Midland Branch of the Society with the support of the Management Committee
The Get-Together will be held in the “Garden Room” and the AGM will be held in the “Edale Room” .
Confirmed Traders: Contikits, Golden Valley Hobbies, Hornby International, NScaleCH, SRS Sales. It is hoped that our other usual traders will attend.
In addition there will be a “Bring and Buy” Stall and a Raffle.
Confirmed Layouts: Chamossaire (SBB/BLS N), Combourg (French HO Trolleybus), Kleine Schweiz (RhB N), Preuninger Alm (Austrian HOe), Santa Maria (RhB HOm), Schweizer Kleinstadt (Swiss Z Gauge),) Model Postbus Display.
Swiss Railway Films will be shown in the Edale Room throughout the day.
There will be a dinner after the AGM on the Saturday evening. More details and menu later.
On the Friday evening at 20:00 there will be a talk in the Hotel’s Edale Room by Martin Fisher and David Stevenson entitled: “All those books – the inside story”.
Hotel Accommodation (per Room).
Single Rooms will cost £46.00 for one night or £90.00 for two nights, Double Rooms will cost £74.00 for one night or £140.00 for two nights.
Rates include VAT, free Wi-Fi and full English breakfast.
A table d’hôte dinner will be available on the Friday evening – £22.00 for three courses, booked upon arrival at the hotel.
To book accommodation please ring 03330 035443 and quote the Swiss Railways Society AGM to obtain these rates, which have not increased from the cancelled 2020 event
It is hoped the Austrian Railway Group will hold their AGM at the Aston Court Hotel, Derby, (across the road from the Midland Hotel) on the same day. Members will be given free admission to the ARG Get-Together on production of their Swiss Railways Society Membership Card and the same will apply to ARG members attending our event.
Updated 30th April 2021