Author Archives: Pete

Virtual DEFine 15th April 2020

With the current situation regarding COVID-19 and the lock-down being in place, DEFine have had to postpone our weekly meetings and upcoming workshop day until further notice. Although disappointing it pales into insignificance when we consider the hardship some people … Continue reading

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DEFine Modellers Day 11th Jan 2020 – Event Report

This January saw us host the fourth DEFine Modellers Day at the Risley Village Hall. A lot of planning goes into these events so it is a blessing if everything goes to plan and there are no last minute emergencies. … Continue reading

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DEFine Modellers Day 11th Jan 2020

DEFine are pleased to announce that we will be holding our fourth DEFine Modellers Day on Saturday the 11th of January 2020. The venue is as previous years, Risley Village Hall, Risley, Derbyshire, DE72 3SU (beside the church). Planning is … Continue reading

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DEFine Lads Day Out Sept 2019

It had been mentioned at one of our regular meetings that we hadn’t gone out for a drink and a curry for a while so action was agreed to rectify this by way of a Saturday afternoon out in Derby. … Continue reading

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DEMU Showcase June 2019

DEMU Showcase is one of those exhibitions that seems to come around very quickly each year. This year due to the closure of the original planned venue in Burton, a quick re-plan involved a visit to a new venue in … Continue reading

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DEFine Workshop Day April 2019

Although we meet once a week to get together and try and advance our personal projects, it was suggested a while back that we should hold a workshop day one Saturday to give us a full day of working. As … Continue reading

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Model Rail Scotland 2019

One thing that never ceases to amaze us is how quickly this event comes around every year. We have been attending this show for over 11 years now from our base in the midlands,  11 with the Shawplan stand. Although … Continue reading

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DEFine Modellers Day 2019 – Review

Having decided that DEFine Modellers Day #3, would go ahead early last year its incredible how quickly it comes around. With all the planning done it was soon time for the event to take place. The week before involved a … Continue reading

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DEFine Modellers Day 2019

DEFine are pleased to announce that we will be holding our third DEFine Modellers Day on Saturday the 12th of January 2019. The venue is as previous years, Risley Village Hall, Risley, Derbyshire,  DE72 3SU (beside the church). Planning is … Continue reading

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Where has this year gone?

When I told people I was going to retire in July 2017, they told me I would have loads of time on my hands to get the layout finished and keep the blog updated etc….wrong! I cant believe that May … Continue reading

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