AIMS OF THE SOCIETY AND NEW MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

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Please note this form is for NEW members only.  Renewing members please use the renewal form in the members area.

If you are a interested in model engineering or miniature railways we invite you to join us as a member. Full membership is open to all  aged over 18 years and there is also a Junior category for those under 18.  Please note, however, that any members under the age of 18 must be closely supervised by a parent, guardian or other adult who is also a member of the society The Society exists for the encouragement of model engineering and allied interests, and also to operate the society’s miniature railways at Eaton Park. To further these objectives, the Society endeavors to foster a spirit of cooperation, goodwill and an exchange of views and information amongst its members. The society has a clubhouse and workshop at Eaton Park, Norwich and meets there on Tuesdays and summer Sundays. Membership costs £20 per annum.

Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, usually   at the clubhouse in the park. These meetings take various forms, such as talks or lectures by members or visiting speakers, practical demonstrations, occasional film or slide shows, etc. Other activities, such as visits or coach trips to exhibitions are arranged from time to time.

An e-bulletin giving notice of forthcoming events, and also reports of society activities, is circulated approximately monthly. A bi-monthly hard copy can also be made available. Members are invited to contribute to the bulletin. 

When you have joined, you will also be able to gain access to the members area of  this website.  To do so, you should email your membership details to webteam@ndsme.co.uk and you will, after verification, receive login details.

The subscription to the society is currently £20.00, renewable annually on the 1st April. Those whose initial application is made after the 1st January will not be required to pay a further subscription until the following year.

The society tracks in Eaton Park provide a 955ft raised circuit in 3.5” and 5” gauge, and also a 1550ft ground level circuit in 5” and 7.25” gauge. Public services are operated on  Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays between 1pm and 5pm, from Easter until early October.

For the protection of the members, the society is organised as a Company Limited by Guarantee and, in accordance with the Memorandum of Association, in the event of the Company being wound up each member would be liable to a sum not exceeding £1, should liabilities exceed assets.

Download a membership application form by clicking herePlease note this form is for NEW members only.  Renewing members please use the renewal form in the members area.

Please complete and send the form, with your payment, to the address indicated. Alternatively you may hand it in personally at Eaton Park on a Tuesday (1000-1400) or on a Sunday when the railway is open.