ESSMEE & Membership

Goals –

  • The advancement of public education through the construction and operation of engineering models
  • To bring together, as a society, existing and aspiring model engineers supporting this objective
  • To share members’ skills, knowledge and experience within the society
  • And to enjoy ourselves when doing all of these!

Constitution –
In spring 2008, ESSMEE converted itself to a charitable company limited by guarantee, company no. 06208865, charity no. 1122635. You can view the Charities Commission entry here.

The Memorandum and Articles of Association are available as a PDF document. If you wish to download the document to peruse at your leisure, Right-click here and choose SaveTarget As. To view this file you will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader

ESSMEE is a member of the Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies through which it obtains its Public Liability Insurance, and it conforms to their operating and testing standards. The registered office is:

  The East Somerset Society of Model & Experimental Engineers
The Bath & West Showground

Membership –
Annual membership runs from April 1 to March 31 of each year. If a new member joins during this period, rates for the different types of membership are as follows:

Joining in: Ordinary:
(aged 18 or over)
(2 adults, 2 children under 18)
(aged 14 to 17)
(aged under 14)
April 1 – June 30 £28 £60 £14 £3 for 12 months
July 1 – Sept 30 £21 £45 £11.50
Oct 1 – Dec 31 £14 £30 £7
Jan 1 – March 31 £7 £15 £3.50

This subscription is intended to cover all administration, the newsletter, insurance premiums and activities related to our meetings. However donations of any size above this are very welcome! The development of the Bath & West Showground site will be funded by ticket sales, donations and short-term loans from members.

If you are interested in knowing more about who we are and what we get up to, please contact us. We would be delighted to chat with you or invite you to one of our meetings so you can see what we are really like! Dates of meetings are on the Events page.

A copy of our membership application form is here: Membership Form.


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