WEDNESDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2016
This meeting has been arranged to take place in the Shuttle Suite at The National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester LE4 5NS. The Centre is on the North side of the city. Registration will be at the front desk of the museum where staff will be prepared for your visit. The meeting will start at 10.30 am with refreshments available from 10 am. At 12.45 pm a lunch will be served in the same room.
Delegates will be welcome to tour the museum from 13.30 onwards with no extra charge. Visit the 3 story 42 m tall Rocket Tower and the themed galleries displaying rockets, satellites and interactive exhibitions about space travel.
WEDNESDAY 27th JANUARY 2016
The National Motorcycle Museum is close to Junction 6 of the M6, at which point, visitors should leave the motorway and follow the signs to the Museum (B92 0EJ). Car parking is free.
The meeting will start at 10.30 am in the Balcony Suite which is on the upper floor. On arrival, delegates will be offered refreshments and after the meeting is concluded at about 12.45, there will be a hot buffet lunch provided in the same room. At the end of the lunch, delegates will be free to tour the museum where some 850 motorcycles are on display. All costs will be met by the Association.
WEDNESDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 2015
The meeting took place in the visitor centre at 10.30 am. Refreshments were provided from 10 am onwards and a buffet lunch after the meeting was over. A guided tour of Heysham 2 with its two nuclear reactors and 660 MW generators was arranged in the afternoon. Security regulations were very thorough and required photographic ID to be provided before joining this tour. The tour guides had an exceptional knowledge of both technical and historical details. The view of the top of the reactors while refuelling took place was an extraordinary sight. The visit was acknowledged as providing a fascinating insight into this form of power generation.
FRIDAY 24th APRIL 2015
The EIA held its Annual General Meeting at the Thistle Hotel, Haydock Park. A presentation of the Eddie Porter Shield for the EIA Annual Golf Competition was made to Todd Littlehales who had won it for the 5th time in the last 10 years. The meeting concluded with the Tom Eland Memorial lecture being given by Cara Blockley and Dr Geraldine Bryson from the Future Networks Division of Electricity Northwest. Their PowerPoint presentation may be seen by clicking on here. A complimentary bar tab opened at 6 pm and which dinner was served in the hotel restaurant at 7 pm. As usual, the dinner, drinks and overnight accommodation on a B&B basis were paid for by the EIA up to a maximum of two representatives from each Member company.