Leicester Railway Society  

Established: 1939

" Our 2018 Programme "




16th January 2018.  STEAM ON THE SCREEN 2017. By Graham Briggs.  Graham returns to give our annual feast of action on the main line and preserved railways in 2017, shown from D.V.D. on the big screen. Please Note. Football Match this evening !! Give yourselves plenty of time!


6th February 2018.  THIS IS AN AFTERNOON MEETING 2.00 p.m. until 4.30 p.m./5.00 p.m. 

Around Northamptonshire Part 3 "The Midland makes for London"  By Robin Cullop from Northampton.


20th February 2018. "LEICESTER RAILWAY SOCIETY"  Annual General Meeting of the society, how we have performed during 2017. Please attend and have your say for your future of the society.


6th March 2018. THIS IS AN AFTERNOON MEETING 2.00 p.m. until 4.30 p.m./5.00 p.m. 

“History of Swindon Locomotive Works" Part 1. By Brian Arami from Bristol. 


20th March 2018. "Retford Through the lens of the late Keith Pirt". By Bob Gellantly from Yorkshire 


17th April 2018.  "The Robert Whitfield Collection" of UK Steam 1948 to 1958 (Mainly LMS in Lancashire)" .By Peter Berry from Gloucestershire.


15th May 2018. A brand New Programme, Sheffield to Cleethorpes via Brigg from 1980.  By Stephen Gay from Sheffield.


6th June 2018. "BURTON RAILWAY SOCIETY QUIZ" This event takes place at Burton on Trent. Please arrive at the Burton Railway Society by 7.15p.m.


13th June 2018. "Leicester Society of Model Engineers"  Open evening, which the LRS members are cordially invited to the venue at "Abbey Park Miniature Railway" from 6.30p.m. onwards.


19th June 2018. "A trip on the Master Cutler Part 1"  Marylebone to Woodford Halse. By Chris Youett  from Coventry.


17th July 2018.  "Quiz Night"  "The Leicester Railway Society annual Quiz"  Hosted by our members, Stephen Hewitt and Paul Smith. Come along and test your Railway knowledge. You may win the prize money.


21st August 2018. "Member's Evening"  After this years very successful  presentation by the Great Central, Something special to follow again in 2018. Presented by our Secretary, Michael Chapman.


18th September 2018. "Victoria to Victoria" (Great Central) Sheffield to Nottingham. By Ken Grainger  from Sheffield.


16th October 2018. A Personal trip on Steam around New Zealand & Australia. By Mike Fish  from Humberside.


30th October 2018.  THIS IS AN AFTERNOON MEETING 2.00 p.m. until 4.30 p.m./5.00 p.m. "The Celebration of 150 Years of London St Pancras". This is a new programme. By John Downing from Northampton .


20th November 2018.  Another look into the memories of the 1960s. “Part 2 of Rambling around the UK with a new camera”. By Brian Holland & Michael Chapman.


11th December 2018.  Leicester Railway Society members Christmas Get together.


Thak you for your continued support of the "Leicester Railway Society" 1939 - 2018


  Michael Chapman, Secretary, Leicester Railway Society.


Afternoon meetings will commence promptly at 2.00 p.m. Evening meetings will commence promptly at 7-30 p.m. 

Venue:  Cricketers, Grace Road, Leicester. LE2 8AD


Admission Charge:   Members Free:   Visitors: £3.00 / £3.50 from 2018.

Why not join the Leicester Railway Society?    Subscription for 2018 ONLY, £20.00


Please note that the above is given in good faith and is correct at the date of printing but the society reserves the right to change / amend / cancel any items from the above. Further information about the Leicester Railway Society, which has been continuously active since 1939 can be obtained by contacting the following numbers :- 07768 355733 Michael Chapman (Secretary) or 07785 707573 Brian Holland (Programme Secretary) Everyone Welcome. We look forward to seeing you all soon!