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BMSS Annual Show April 27th 2019

Discussion in 'Figure Shows, Workshops and Events' started by Paul N, Feb 19, 2019.

  1. Paul N Active Member

    The BMSS Annual Show 2019
    The BMSS Annual Show 2019 will be held on Saturday 27 April 2019 at the Church Hall, St. Saviours', St. George’s Square, Lupus Street, Pimlico, London, SW1V 3QW (near Pimlico Underground Station)

    The show will feature the usual popular mix of trade stands, displays, and open competitions. Put the date in your diaries now, for what promises to be another great event not to be missed!

    Trade Stands

    The BMSS is delighted to announce that the following traders will be at the 2019 Annual Show:

    ​Ace Miniatures
    Alex Riches
    C and T Auctioneers
    Harry Kemp
    Hawk Miniatures
    Mercator Trading
    Military Art
    Micks Micks
    Replica Metal Soldiers and Models

    Oakwood Bases
    Peter Harris
    Tommy Atkins
    Tommys War

    We thank all the traders for their support, look forward to seeing you at the Show and hope you will have a successful day.

    Also at the Show:
    Paint 'n' Take - for young visitors. Paint a model soldier (we will show you how) and take away your figure - all free of charge!

    Refreshments available through the day


    Competition Classes for the BMSS Annual Show 2019
    (Competitions are open to all, both BMSS members and non-members.)

    Class 1: Single foot figures up to 54mm 'standard' size.
    Class 2: Single foot figures above 54mm size.
    Class 3: Single mounted figures, any scale.
    Class 4: Vignettes; two or three figures (any scale) with a common theme, mounted on a common base.
    Class 5: Groups and dioramas, open or closed, that is four or more figures with or without associated equipment. Groundwork is expected but is not mandatory.
    Class 6: AFVs, soft skins and artillery, any scale, with or without crew. Where a base is used, this is to be simple; elaborate scenes should be entered in Class 5.
    Class 7: 'Toy soldiers', any number up to a maximum of thirty. These may be figures sold as toys or their modern equivalent. Figures may be converted and can be presented in any manner.
    Class 8: Converted and scratchbuilt figures, any scale. A card describing the work done must accompany each entry.
    Class 9: Busts. That part of the figure above the waist which may include arms. Non-military entries are acceptable but no erotica.
    Class 10: Non-military pieces, of any type including fantasy figures, but excluding erotica.
    Class 11: Junior Class. Entrants must be under 18 on the day of the Show. Entries may be single figures, groups, vehicles, etc. Fantasy and war-game figures may be entered in this class.
    Class 12: Special theme competition: ‘Armour through the ages’ - to illustrate how mankind has made use of armour, in all its guises, for the purpose of defence and attack. Any scale but must include at least one figure.

    Special awards - to be selected from any entry in any of the above classes:
    President's Medal
    Best Irish model soldier (Sponsored by the Irish Model Soldier Society)
    Lynn Sangster Award - an award in remembrance of the late Lynn Sangster, for the best model of a subject from the Napoleonic era.
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  2. mick3272 A Fixture

    Looking forward to attending this venue for the first time.
    I will have all my releases available anyone wish to pre order please contact me.

    SHOW PRICES as follows.

    £27.00 = £25.00.
    £39.00 = £35.00.
    £49.00 = £45.00.

  3. Hawk_Uk PlanetFigure Supporter

    We will also be there with a few castings of our new bust and the full range of kits and brushes.

    It will also be good to catch up with everyone.

    See you there Mick
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  4. Nap A Fixture


    What new bust ....Robs Marine ? .....can we buy before hand if it is...if we can't get to show ?

  5. Paul N Active Member

    I forgot to mention in the blurb that there is free parking at weekends around Pimlico and there is no congestion charge - plus we are near to Pimlico underground station - good reasons to visit London and the BMSS Annuals!
    Hope to see you there!
    Paul N
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  6. Paul N Active Member

    Three days to go!

    For those who are worried:
    - No congestion charge
    - free parking around the Square
    - No demonstrations planned for Pimlico area on Saturday
    Only £3-00 at the door. Only £2-00 if you are a BMSS member.
    Competition only £1-00 an entry if you are not a BMSS member, BMSS members FREE.

    Be there or be square!
    Paul Newman
    Show Organiser
  7. Hawk_Uk PlanetFigure Supporter

    Looking forward to the show, we might even have some preview castings of our new releases with us.

    See you Saturday.
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  8. Nap A Fixture


    Previews ...what about those that can't make it ? .......go on share ! ...might be a bust ...hope so !..lol

  9. Hawk_Uk PlanetFigure Supporter

    As I have mentioned before you will just have to wait for Euro Miniature Expo in a few weeks time. Don't worry I will have one of the busts put aside for you.
    This is a bonus for those attending the BMSS show on Saturday :)
  10. Nap A Fixture


    Going to have to wait longer than Euro John ........can't make it due to heavy family stuff going on !!

    What about a pre Euro post ?...lol

    Have a great time at BMSS


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