The Fawley Hill Railway is situated near Henley on Thames.
It is by good fortune that I was invited to attend the event to act as an Instructor on how a vintage piece of railway equipment works. The equipment is a set of Steam Locomotive Weighing Tables that I saved for restoration 1989. The railway website will tell you more about the weekend and the Tables than I can in this news letter.
So, being a bit ‘cheeky’, I asked if I could exhibit for Harriet as well! And, so throughout that glorious weekend, I thoroughly enjoyed running the two stalls single-handed. I had many interesting conversations with visitors and other exhibitors about Harriet, and it really was surprising that nobody had heard of her.
I asked the local Sea Cadets who were assisting with site management if they could help distribute the leaflets for me, which they gladly agreed to do! Sea Cadets for your help, I thank you.
And so, there must have been over 500 leaflets given out over the two days! In addition, there were significant contacts made, especially with the renowned, and little known aviatrix Polly Vacher. More news to follow!
This event was undoubtedly one of the best attended so far, and I thank Sir William McAlpine for giving our Project a wonderful ‘platform’ to promote our Project!