From Ciphers to Cyber Security…..

National Science & Media Museum – Bradford Council Member Jas Shergill recommends a visit to the National Science & Media Museum in Bradford where there is an exhibition running until 5th June 2022 entiltled “Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security” The theme is computing – from code breaking to the present day internet. The museum is open from Wednesday … Continue reading “From Ciphers to Cyber Security…..”

Visit to Ellenroad – World’s Largest Steam Mill Engine…..

. Extra Visit – to Ellenroad Mill, Rochdale…. Council Member Barrie Yates suggested a weekend visit to see the world’s largest steam mill engines operating… Here is his comment…. “As I said at the last council meeting I am going to see the World’s Largest working steam engines at Ellenroad, Rochdale. ELLENROAD ENGINE HOUSE Elizabeth Way, Newhey, Rochdale OL16 4LE … Continue reading “Visit to Ellenroad – World’s Largest Steam Mill Engine…..”

Report on the ‘Whistlestop Valley Railway’ visit…..

On Saturday 16th October 2021 we visited ‘Whistlestop Valley Railway’  The event was originally proposed by Andrew Kibler and arranged by his friend Neil Cobbold who is a volunteer at the railway. The weather was kind and so the members and their guests enjoyed the afternoon on this well organised event. Our visit comprised two rides on the 15″ narrow … Continue reading “Report on the ‘Whistlestop Valley Railway’ visit…..”

Reminder ! Book the Whistlestop Valley Visit….

. A quick reminder to members that tomorrow, Monday 11th October, is the last day to book your places on the Whistlestop Valley Railway trip next Saturday…. Full details are to be found here:  Whistlestop Valley Railway Trip  where you will find the contact details. The weather forecast is for a dry day so do join us by contacting Andrew … Continue reading “Reminder ! Book the Whistlestop Valley Visit….”

Guided Tour – Steam Engine Repair Workshop

. Keighley & WorthValley Railway Workshop Visit….. Dear members, firstly, apologies for the terribly short notice but we only received information at the last moment….. The National Lottery is promoting visits to interesting sites that have benefited by funding to celebrate the 25 years of National Lottery. The Boiler & Engineering Skills Training Trust (BESTT) together with Keighley & Worth Valley … Continue reading “Guided Tour – Steam Engine Repair Workshop”

Three More Events – Including a Summer Visit !

As we approach the end of the 2018-2019 session there are still three events for you to enjoy:- On Thursday 20th June we have our Solstice Walk and Supper. This year we will be joined by members of the Keighley Association of Engineers in a joint meeting. In addition to a Pie & Peas supper (booking required) there will be … Continue reading “Three More Events – Including a Summer Visit !”

Forthcoming Events…… A Visit and The Dinner…..

Events coming up soon….            On Thursday 30th March we have our Ladies Event… A visit to Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara (Sikh Temple) in Bradford.  This special event has been arranged by Jaswinder Shergill and will be an interesting experience, not to be missed. See the webpage for details:- Sikh Temple Visit           … Continue reading “Forthcoming Events…… A Visit and The Dinner…..”