Meccano roadshow comes to town

Brothers Merv and Trevor Humn inspect the models on display.
Brothers Merv and Trevor Humn inspect the models on display.
The roadshow boasted plenty of colour and activity to attract young visitors.
The roadshow boasted plenty of colour and activity to attract young visitors.
The Meccano Roadshow at Cashmere High School attracted visitors of all ages.
The Meccano Roadshow at Cashmere High School attracted visitors of all ages.
Len Pluck with son, Mandela, were amused for hours.
Len Pluck with son, Mandela, were amused for hours.
Meccano, Lego, Torro and Dinky Toys were all on display.
Meccano, Lego, Torro and Dinky Toys were all on display.
Rodger Keey and his container crane.
Rodger Keey and his container crane.
David Littlefair (R) talks about his roller coaster.
David Littlefair (R) talks about his roller coaster.
An array of working clocks.
An array of working clocks.
Army tanks lined up for inspection.
Army tanks lined up for inspection.
Neil Pluck, right, and his display.
Neil Pluck, right, and his display.
John Stark and his french knitting machine made from Meccano.
John Stark and his french knitting machine made from Meccano.

Models and toys filled Cashmere High School today as the Meccano Roadshow displayed a miscellany of Lego, Torro and Dinky Toys.

The event which runs over the weekend is designed to enthuse children of all ages. 

As well as displays of Meccano there is Lego, K'nex, Torro, and Dinky Toys.

Displays of Hornby Electric Trains and the Lego Electric Trains will also be on show.

The popular "Build & Play" model making for the younger enthusiast will also be available.

The Christchurch Meccano Club will set up their Torro Construction Sets for younger model makers to enhance their model making skills.

The Press