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Our Scale Model Exhibition & Swap ‘n’ Sell Annual Model Show – Sunday August 6th, 2017 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Modellers of Ballarat raise funds annually and are proud to support Make-A-Wish Australia

Fundraising Authority Event Number: 28940

Where: The Eastwood Centre – 20 Eastwood St, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Entry fees for the 2017 show are:

  • Adults: $5
  • Children: $2
  • Family (2 x Parents/Carers and child): $10 – additional children are free when you buy a family ticket

For more than 10 years we’ve raised funds for Make-A-Wish Australia. As Ballarat’s largest corporate fundraiser we’ve contributed over $10,000 dollars raised at our annual Scale Model Exhibition & Swap ‘n’ Sell Model Show.

In 2017 we’ll be doing it again.

Vendors and Sponsors should visit the Annual Events page for further information on how to book tables or to give to this year’s show.

Need to get to the show and don’t know how? Download a PDF file with map here.

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Posted by on June 4, 2017 in Annual Shows, Club, News, Site, Updates

 

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First meeting at our new home – Eastwood Centre Ballarat Central tomorrow night

Just a reminder that the club meeting has moved. So if you head over to the Kohinoor Centre on Saturday, and wonder why the lights are off, and the place is really quiet, don’t say I didn’t warn you.

New address and details are on this website, the Facebook page and in the newsletter.

See you there on Saturday.

 
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Posted by on June 2, 2017 in Club, Monthly Meeting, Site, Updates

 

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September newsletter is now online

The club’s September newsletter is now online and available for reading or download. Issue 186 of Model Maker Is full of the usual stuff, and some information on the fate of El Presidente, the Bus trip, and some modelling articles too.

 
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Posted by on September 1, 2016 in Newsletter, Site, Updates, Uploads

 

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Site updates and an issue with Google Maps

Google Maps Issue

Image 1: Google Maps Problem

I’ve noticed, over the last couple of days, some issues with our map that should be appearing on the sidebar of the MoB site. You can see that at left in Image 1. Beware Technical Content – My research puts the issue squarely on using the WordPress hosting service. Because we are sharing access to Google along with other users hosted on the same server, occasionally we may lose access because other sites (as well as us) will exceed Google’s per day access limits. There is not much that the MoB technical team can do about this at the moment – at least not directly. To work around the issue however, we’ll be putting in place a static map on the About page over the next couple of days. In the meantime bear with us while we put this work around in place.  

Site updates

I’ve updated the About page today (03/08/2016) to reflect the current club office bearers. Updates of office bearers occur with publication of the August newsletter each year.

 
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Posted by on August 3, 2016 in Club, Site, Updates

 

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