The Club holds an Annual Reunion (for members and their guests only) in London every year, in the middle of January: an opportunity to meet up with your fellow members, and enjoy some excellent and informative presentations on both UK and Overseas Themes.
Club Annual Reunion 2024: Saturday 20th January
The Locomotive Club of Great Britain Annual Reunion will take place on Saturday 20th January 2024 at St Cyprian's Church, Glentworth Street, near Baker Street, London, NW1 6AX. This is the same venue as in January 2023. The usual facilities of membership renewal and library will be available. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available for a small donation (minimum £1). There will be an evening meal for those who wish to participate at the nearby The Dorset Square Hotel Potting Shed restaurant starting at 18.00, to bring the day to a suitable close.
All non-Members £10 for the day. Club members; donations please, minimum £5.
Programmme for the day:
|10:00||Doors open: Tea and coffee available. Meet your fellow members.|
|11:00||Introduction and Welcome by the Club Chairman, Cedric Spiller.|
|11:05||Oxford to Cambridge, then and now - Dick Crane|
|12:15||Railways in Britain, 1962 - Club President, Charles Firminger|
|12:45||Lunch break: Tea and coffee available.|
|14:00||Introduction to the Afternoon Session by Adrian Palmer, Overseas Tours Officer|
|14:05||Review of previous and proposed study tours|
|14:20||LCGB Tour to Japan 2023 - Brian Garvin|
|15:20||Break: Tea and coffee available.|
|15:40||Cuba - Peter Robins|
Please register your attendance, using either the web form below, or the slip on the Bulletin flyer (LCGB Reunion Flyer 2024: downloadable here): the deadline is Thursday 18th January 2024. Registration can also be made at the Central London branch meeting on December 15th 2023.
St Cyprian's Church is a 1903 brick-built establishment with some fascinating wooden screen carving. There is no parking available outside. The nearest TfL station is Baker Street. Leave the station on the western side and cross Baker Street itself to Melcombe Street. Glentworth Street is second on the right and the church is at the far end. From Marylebone leave the station and turn left. Continue past Dorset Square and cross Gloucester Place. Glentworth Street is first on the left.