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BMSS Annual Show
We are delighted to announce that the 2024 BMSS Annual Show will be held on Saturday 27th April 2024 at the Reading Central Salvation Army hall in Anstey Road, Reading, RG1 7JR, opposite the Hexagon theatre and Oracle shopping Centre. See the Annual Show page for more details.
The 2023 BMSS Annual Show was held on Saturday 15th April 2023, and was a great success. The photos here show some of the outstanding models from this Show:
Left Top: Roman Auxilia Catafractari, by Andy Statham, in Class 3 for single mounted figures.
Right Top: Stevie Owens, by Robb Stewart, in Class 8 for converted scratchbuilt figures.
Right middle: Mercenary Officer, by Robb Stewart, in Class 2 for single foot figures above 54mm.
Right Bottom: Mobile National Guard, by Kevin Jarrat, in Class 1, single foot figures up 54mm.
The Competition results can be found by clicking here.
Members might be interested in the illustrated article, which was published in Country Life, www.countrylife.co.uk magazine of 8 December 2021 “We all fall down like toy soldiers” by Charles Harris. The article can be viewed by clicking here. The rights to the layouts and copy contained therein are held by Country Life magazine exclusively.
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