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BMSS Annual Show
We are delighted to announce that the 2023 BMSS Annual Show will be held on Saturday 15th April 2023 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 2022 BMSS Annual Show was held on Saturday 23rd April 2022, and was a great success. The photos here show some of the outstanding models from this Show:
Left Top: French Dragoon 1870, by Robert Lane/Edward Sage, in Class 8 for converted and scratchbuilt figures.
Right Top: EBR II armoured car, by Mark Gilbert in Class 6 for AFV's.
Right middle: Pride of Scotland, by Timothy Hyndman, in Class 7 'Toy Soldiers'.
Right Column Top: Para, 6 Airborne Div, 1944, by Rob Herring, in Class 1 single foot figures up to 54mm.
Right Column Bottom: Soviet Tanker, by Robb Stewart, in Class 9, Busts.
For more photos from the 2022 BMSS Show, see our Past Annuals Show page.
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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