Society Meetings/Events for 2024
Meetings at Halstead Football Club (unless otherwise stated)
Rosemary Lane, Halstead, CO9 1HR at 8.00pm.
Covid-19 :- Unless the situation changes no covid restrictions will apply
January 31st 2024 : FMPS AGM
AGM :- The AGM was attended by a good number of members and the existing Officers and Committee were re-elected. Two vacancies on the Committee were filled when David Cope and Paul Ewers were voted in. We feel sure David and Paul will bring some useful ideas to the table and all Officers, Committee and general members welcomed them.
February 28th 2024 Club Meeting
Presentation by a volunteer from trinity house
Trinity House are responsible for the navigation buoys around our coast and much. much more.
March 16th Club Visit 2pm
A visit to Earls Colne Heritage Museum, Reuben Walk CO6 2SZ
March 31st Museum of Power
Transport Fest :- Langford Museum of Power CM9 6QA
Contact No:- 01621 843183
April 24th Club Meeting
Talk by Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust
May 12th Stebbing Charity Tractor Run (Dunmow Essex)
In 2023 we had huge support with almost 90 tractors entered. Fantastic day with all donations for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance with £13.000 being donated, this year we hope the total can be matched and even exceeded.
Information and entry form email@example.com
May 22nd Visit to our new club facility.
Woodhouse Farm Rivenhall CO5 9DF from 6pm.
May 26th FMPS Tractor Road Run
The start of our great weekend at Woodhouse Farm Rivenhall CO5 9DF
Info and entry form:- Ken Bailey 07702202311
May 27th FMPS crank up
Our Crank Up day, at Woodhouse Farm Rivenhall. Tractors, Engines, Commercials, Cars, Motorcycles Stalls and much more.
Tractor Run and Crank Up entry form
More information :- Ken Bailey 07702202311
June 26th visit Coopers Farm Lawshall, IP29 4PE 6pm
Members visit to Coopers Farm Lawshall, IP29 4PE last year our Host Ray Debenham made us very welcome, Burgers and Sausages were expertly cooked by our very own chef (Arthur) See our facebook page for pictures of a great visit.
July 13th Millenium Committee Fete
Rivenhall Village Green
FMPS support with Tractors, Engines and any other exhibits. Contact Terry :- firstname.lastname@example.org
July 21st Langford & Ulting Country Fayre
Langford Museum of Power
July 31st Club Visit Thelnetham Windmill 11am
Thelnetham Windmill is now one of only four preserved tower mills in Suffolk and one of the few windmills in East Anglia in full working order.
Club meeting at Halstead Football Club.
Meeting subject to be advised. Watch this space.
October 5th/6th Working weekend
Great Henny. (Tractor Run on Saturday 5th)
Tractor Run entries and info:- Ken Bailey 07702 202311
Our annual Working Day at Grove Farm Gt. Henny (CO10 7LT) Ploughing plots for all, this is strictly a “fun day” and gives everyone a chance to work their old machines. Experts and complete novices are welcome. Bring your Stationary Engines and any vintage vehicles or displays. In short everyone welcome to bring along anything and everything. Usual insurance requirements apply.
Working Day contact Mark Cracknell:- 07753 522756
October 30th Member Meeting
A talk by Jeffrey Giblin. (former President of the FMPS)
November 27th: Film night
December: No Meeting
Have a very Happy Christmas
Remember the AGM January 29th 2025
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