Rallies - 2017/2018

30th July 2017

  • Chippenham and District Amateur Radio Club Rally [Update] Kington Langley Village Hall, Church Road Kington Langley, SN15 5NJ. Open 10:00 to 13:00/07:00 Sellers. Entry £2/kids free. Talkin S22-145.55 MHz. On-site parking. Disabled facilities. Tables inside £8, car-boot pitches £6 for cars & vans, payable on entry. On-site catering. Details: Brian, g6huim3hui@gmail.com Club website: http://G3VRE.org.uk

6th August 2017

  • 28th King's Lynn Great Eastern Radio Rally Gaywood Community Centre, Gayton Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk. PE30 4DZ. NGR is TF639204 Talkin 145.550 MHz. Open 09:00. Admission £2. Free parking. Trade. B&B. Amateur Radio pitches outside and tables inside. Onsite catering. Details: Ted, G4OZG, 01553-768701, 07946-838656, g4ozg@raynet-uk.net Website:- http://www.klarc.org.uk

  • Lorn Radio Rally Crianlarich Village Hall, Main Street, Crianlarich, Perthshire, FK20 8QN. Open 10:30. Admission £2. B&B. Trade. Raffle draw 13:30. On-site catering. Tables are free (but a raffle prize would be appreciated). Details: lornradioclub@gmail.com https://gm0lra.wordpress.com/whats-on/

11th August 2017

  • Port Seton's 24th Annual Mini Rally Night [Friday] Port Seton Resource Community Centre, South Seton Park, Port Seton, East Lothian EH32 0BQ. Open 18:00 to 21:00. Entry £2. Raffle. Refreshments. Bring along your own ‘junk’ and sell it yourself. Tables free - first come first served. Details: gm4uyz@csparc.com

13th August 2017

  • Flight Refuelling ARS Hamfest [Update] Cobham Sports & Social Club Ground, Merley, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3DA. Open 10:00. Admission £3.50. Free parking. Talkin S22. Car boot sale. Trade at Indoor and outdoor pitches. Lectures. Catering with bar. Adjacent camping available Saturday night only. Details: http://hamfest@frars.org.uk

20th August 2017

  • Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society Annual Radio Rally Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby, CV23 9PY NGR: SP395710. Lat/Long: 52.336N 01.421W Admission £3. Open 10:00 (08:30 for sellers) to 16:00 Car boot sale. Catering. Details: Tony, G0OLS, 23 Sycamore Drive, Lutterworth, Leics LE17 4TR. Tel: 07759 684411 Email: rally@rugbyats.co.uk Web: http://www.rugbyats.co.uk

27th August 2017

  • Milton Keynes MKARS Rally The Irish Centre, Manor Fields, Watling Street, Bletchley, Bucks. MK2 2HX. (Opposite Dobbies Garden Centre.) Entrance fee £3.00. Free parking. Further details: https://www.mkars.org.uk

28th August 2017

  • Huntingdonshire ARS Rally [Bank Holiday Monday] Ernulf Academy, Barford Road, St Neots, PE19 2SH. Open 09:00/07:00-traders. Details: Malcolm, M0OLG, 01480-214282, events@hunts-hams.org

2nd September 2017

  • 2 & 3 September Telford HamFest & G-QRP Convention Enginuity, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Salop, TF8 7DU The venue is about 3.5 miles South of the M54/J6. Details on the website. This year, the annual Telford Hamfest will be combined with features of the erstwhile G-QRP Convention. As well as guest speakers and numerous exhibition stands, on Saturday, a 'Buildathon' and social event is planned at a local hotel. Details will be published later, but we hope that many Rishworth exhibitors and attendees will come and see what Telford has to offer as we hope to continue the unique atmosphere of that well-established G-QRP event. Details: http://www.telfordhamfest.org.uk or from Martyn, G3UKV, 01952-255416

9th September 2017

  • Caister Lifeboat Rally [Saturday] Caister Lifeboat Station, Tan Lane, Caister on Sea, Norfolk, NR30 5DJ. Open 09:30 (08:00 for sellers) until 15:00. Tables indoors £10, outside pitches £5 per table. Raffle with great prizes. Caf and gift shop onsite. Contact: Zane, 07711-214790 m1bfidx@ntlworld.com http://www.m1bfidx.wixsite.com/cl-radio-rally

  • 9 & 10 September 2017 BATC Convention [Saturday & Sunday] Finningley ARS, Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster DN8 5SX. No further information.

10th September 2017

  • 44th Blackwood ARS Rally ** Change of date. See 8 October **

  • Andover ARC's Wildhern Rally Village Hall, Wildhern, just north of Andover, SP11 0JE. Map reference: SU350510 Open 10:00/Sellers 09:00. Admission £2. Tables in the hall £10, £8 per Boot. Free Raffle. See also 23 April. Details: arac@arac.org.uk Club Website http://www.arac.org.uk

  • Torbay Annual Communications Fair Newton Abbot Racecourse, Devon, TQ12 3AF. Open 10:00/09:30. Admission £2. B&B. RSGB books. Raffle. On-site parking and catering. Bookings: Pete, G4VTO, 01803-864528 or Mike, G1TUU, 01803-557941 rally@tars.org.uk

17th September 2017

  • Weston-Super-Mare Rally The Campus, Highlands Lane, Weston-sur-Mer, BS24 7DX. Open 10:00. Admission £3. Large car park. B&B. Trade. Auction. Lectures. Family amusements, competitions & contests, interactive displays and fun activities. On-site catering. Details: 01278-786684, mjones129@btinternet.com http://www.G4WSM.club

24th September 2017

  • Pencoed ARC Tabletop Sale Pencoed Rugby Club, The Verlands, Felindre Road. Pencoed, CF35 5PB. Entry £2. Doors open 10:00/08:30-sellers. Tables £10. Refreshments & hot food available. Bookings: Madeline Roberts, 01639-767056 or 773837.

29th September 2017

  • 29-30 September 2017 The National Hamfest [Friday & Saturday] Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Notts. NG24 2NY. Trade. B&B. Free parking. Disabled facilities. SIGs. Car boot sale. Flea market. RSGB books. Morse tests. Catering. Details: http://www.nationalhamfest.org.uk

1st October 2017

  • Hack Green Hangar Sale Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker, French Lane, Nantwich, Ches. CW5 8AL. Open 10:00. Sale of amateur & electronic equipment, comps, military radio sets and vehicle spares. Refreshments on-site. Details: Lucy Siebert, 01270-623353, lucy@hackgreen.co.uk

8th October 2017

  • 44th Blackwood ARS Rally [* Change of Date from 10 September*] Rougemont School, Newport, Gwent, NP20 6QB. Open 10:00. Entry £2.50. On-site free & disabled parking. Trade. SIGs. B&B. Raffle. RSGB bookstall. Talks & lectures. On-site catering. Contact: Mike Rackham, GW4JKV, 01495-226149, rackhamone@aol.com http://www.GW6GW.co.uk

13th October 2017

  • 13 to 16 October 2017 The RSGB Convention [Friday to Monday] Kent's Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Swallow House, Timbold Drive, Kent's Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Bucks. MK7 6BZ. Details: http://www.rsgbevents.org

15th October 2017

  • Holsworthy ARC Rally Holsworthy Community College, Victoria Hill, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6JD. Trade. B&B. Catering. Free on-site parking. Disabled access. Details: Howard, M0MYB, holsworthyarc@gmail.com

  • Hornsea Amateur Radio Rally Floral Hall, 7 The Esplanade, Hornsea, E.Yorks, HU18 1NQ. Open 10:00. Admission £2/kids free. Trade. B&B. SIGs. RSGB books. Raffle. Parking. On-site catering. Details: Rick, M0CZR, 01964-533712, R106221@aol.com

21st October 2017

  • Carrickfergus ARC Rally No further information. http://www.radioclubs.net/carg http://en-gb.facebook.com/BRYAN.CRANEY1

22nd October 2017

  • Galashiels Rally The Volunteer Hall, St John Street, Galashiels, Borders, TD1 3JX. No further information. http://galaradioclub.co.uk

5th November 2017

  • West London Radio & Electronics Show (Kempton Rally) Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 5AQ. Open 10:00/09:50. B&B. SIGs. Talkin. On-site parking. Lectures. Raffle. Catering. Details: Paul, M0CJX, 0845-165-0351, info@radiofairs.co.uk http://www.radiofairs.co.uk

11th November 2017

  • Fog on the Tyne Rally [Saturday] Whitehall Road Methodist Church Hall, Bensham, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 4LH. Open 10:30. Admission £2. Trade. RSGB books. Junk stall. On-site catering. Car parking (entrance is on Whitehall Road). Details: Nancy Bone, G7UUR, 07990-760920, nancybone2001@yahoo.co.uk

12th November 2017

  • Great Northern Hamfest Barnsley Premier Leisure Complex, Queens Road, Barnsley, S.Yorks. S71 1AN. (Follow brown Metrodome signs) Open 11:00. Trade. SIGs. RSGB books. Free car parking. Disabled facilities. Organised by South Yorkshire Repeater Group Ernie, G4LUE, 07984-191873 http://www.gnhf.co.uk

18th November 2017

  • RADARS Traditional Radio Rally [Saturday] St Vincent de Paul's, Caldershaw Rd, off Edenfield Rd, Norden, Rochdale, OL12 7QR. Edenfield Rd is on the A680. Open at 10:30/09:45 (08:00 sellers). Admission £2.50/kids <12 free. B&B. Traders. Junk stall and amateur radio sellers. Refreshments. Bacon & sausage butties. Pitches (£5 each) must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance. Dave, G3RIK, rally@radars.me.uk http://www.radars.me.uk

19th November 2017

  • Plymouth Radio Club Radio Rally Harewood House, Ridgeway, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 2AS. Open 10:00/09:50 to 14:30. Admittance £2. Trade. SIGs. B&B. RSGB books. Raffle. Parking. Disabled facilities. Raffle. On-site catering. Details: David Beck, 2E0DTC, 0777-7664822, d.beck123@outlook.com

26th November 2017

  • Bishop Auckland Radio Amateurs' Club 2017 Rally Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 32 High Street, Spennymoor, Co Durham, DL16 6DB. Open 10:30/10:15. Admission £2. kids <14 free. Parking. Disabled access. Access to a large ground floor hall. Radio, computer & electronic stands. B&B. On-site catering with bar. Details: John, G4LRG, 01388-606396.

6th May 2018

  • SERF 2018 Southern Electronics & Radio Fair-Eastbourne Rally Eastbourne Sports Park, Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, E.Sussex, BN21 2UF (Buses from Sussex Downs College on Cross Levels Way and Kings Drive. Rail: Hampden Park station 10 mins walk from the Centre) Main hall inside for dealers, traders and clubs). Outside car boot & table- top sale. Track area reserved for catering, camping and caravanning. Further details on updated website in about a week: http://www.serf.org.uk Suggestions & feedback: Dave Williams, G8PUO, 07807-074538, admin@serf.org.uk