New Committee Members 2014

Paul MacLeod and James West join the Bon Accord Steam Engine Club Committee.

At the recent Annual General Meeting of the BASEC Paul MacLeod and James West were successfully nominated to join the committee.

Both are regularly seen at Rallies in the North East, often behind the wheels of various steam-powered machines.

The BASEC welcomes both Paul and James to the committee. Both will be helping with keeping the club website and Facebook pages up to date.

Below left, James is pictured in front of Fowler General Purpose Engine, Prosper Gem. Paul is pictured at the 2014 Bon Accord Steam Fair in front of another Fowler, Peter Pan.

Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards 2014

The Bon Accord Steam Engine Club have been selected as finalists in the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards.

The results will be announced at a Gala Dinner at the Ardoe House Hotel on the 30th January 2015

We are competing in:- Catagory 3. Best Event or Festival – Sponsored by Ardoe House Hotel and Spa

Events and festivals are extremely important to the North East. Successful events attract large volumes of visitors, generate significant economic and media profile, and inspire and involve local communities.This category is open to events of any type that take place at a national and/or international level.

Nominees:

  • Run Balmoral
  • Bon Accord Steam Engine Club
  • Wild In Art for Wild Dolphins

What the judges were looking for: Evidence of media attention, local collaborations and the benefits to the region’s visitor economy.

Their website is www.acsta.co.uk