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BMSS Annual Show
Owing to the ongoing Covid pandemic and restrictions the 2021 BMSS Annual Show cannot be held at our usual time of the last weekend in April. At present we are hoping to arrange the 2021 Annual Show for Saturday 4th September 2021 at the Reading Central Salvation Army hall in Anstey Road, Reading, RG1 7JR, opposite the Hexagon theatre and Oracle shopping Centre. Unfortunately the Covid pandemic meant that we had to cancel the 2020 Show, so we hope that by delaying the 2021 show it may be possible to hold it on this date. However, It will depend on whatever Covid restrictions may still be in place nearer the time. As soon as we are able to confirm details they will be published on this website.
The 2019 BMSS Annual Show was held on Saturday 27 April 2019, and was a great success with the halls buzzing throughout the day. The heading photos show some of the outstanding models from the 2019 BMSS Annual Show:
Left: Imperial Guard Zouave 1855, by Mark Blowers, gold in Class 1 for single foot figures up to 54mm 'standard' size.
Centre top: 1st City of London Artillery Volunteers, by Andy Sharpe, silver in Class 7 for toy soldiers.
Centre bottom: “Granny”: British 15” howitzer, by Graham Cobb, gold in Class 6 for AFVs, soft skins and artillery.
Right: 17th/21st Lancer, Italy 1943, by Andy Statham, bronze in Class 1 for single foot figures up to 54mm 'standard' size.
For more photos from the 2019 BMSS Show, see our Annual Show page.
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