WATCH: Our display featured in Sci-Fi & Fantasy SIG’s ModelKraft video

Courtesy of the fantastic efforts of John Marriott, you can view all of the brilliant science fiction and fantasy models that were on display at this year’s ModelKraft show in Milton Keynes in the video below. In addition, he has kindly made a special feature of our own 50 Years of Star Trek display in theContinue reading “WATCH: Our display featured in Sci-Fi & Fantasy SIG’s ModelKraft video”

Report: 2016 IPMS Gloucester Show

Our third model show in six weeks! Following on from the Poole Vikings show and ModelKraft, IPMS Middleton Cheney made its debut at IPMS Gloucester’s show on the 8th May. It was an absolutely beautiful day, a shame to be inside perhaps, but seeing lots of new stuff and being able to display our 50thContinue reading “Report: 2016 IPMS Gloucester Show”

Report: 2016 ModelKraft Show

Just under two weeks ago IPMS Middleton Cheney attended the ModelKraft show in Milton Keynes. Always a well-attended event with plenty to look at, 2016 was no different! As one of the nearest shows to our club, we always like to make an appearance and this year was the perfect occasion to properly debut ourContinue reading “Report: 2016 ModelKraft Show”

The Expert’s Eye: Volume 1

Last year we published a guide on how Martin built a box diorama using Airfix’s Jabba’s Throne Room kit. Well, with the new website finally coming along, here it is again. Entitled “Breathing New Life into a Golden Oldie”, Martin describes how he went about the project from the perspective of someone who had neverContinue reading “The Expert’s Eye: Volume 1”

April Club Meeting Review

The April monthly club meeting took place last night (21st April) with a very healthy turnout. It was the second round of the 2016 club competition and while unfortunately we have no pictures to show this month, the scores are very close. It’s proving to be a very competitive year! Discussion covered our upcoming shows:Continue reading “April Club Meeting Review”

Works in Progress – April 2016

The fun never stops when you’re building kits. Once one is done it’s onto the next! Here’s what some of the membership at IPMS Middleton Cheney have been up to recently… Sam has been busy assembling a Pirates of the Caribbean fleet. He already has the Black Pearl finished, although he’s making some improvements toContinue reading “Works in Progress – April 2016”

2016 Event Schedule

Visitors already familiar with our website may have noticed our event calendar in the right column of the page. With this list evolving and with new events being added over time, here is a run-down of what IPMS Middleton Cheney will be getting up to in 2016. So far, we have already made an appearanceContinue reading “2016 Event Schedule”

Report: 2016 Poole Vikings Show

Our first show of 2016 took place on the 9th April, the Poole Vikings club’s annual show. This was our third year attending, and for this year, the show marked the debut of our latest display. Featuring as many Star Trek models as we can, we’re marking 50 years of this hugely popular science fictionContinue reading “Report: 2016 Poole Vikings Show”

Ghurk, of the Nurgle Rotbringers

Check out Richard’s latest project – the hulking Ghurk, part of the Glottkin set released by Games Workshop for its Warhammer Age of Sigmar game. Rather than the traditional sickly green Nurgle colour, Richard has instead chosen to paint the monster in white with black horns. Have a look at the base as well –Continue reading “Ghurk, of the Nurgle Rotbringers”

Our 2015 Trophy Winners!

Along with the AGM, the January club meeting is also the point at which the trophies are awarded to their new owners – temporarily at least, they’ll have to give them back next year, unless they win again! For 2015, we had new faces all around. Rob French won the main competition trophy having collectedContinue reading “Our 2015 Trophy Winners!”