So is Telford like the UK Nationals? I am curious because it occurs in the same place every year.
Yes, and no...
In effect yes, but it's really a multi-national event - an awful lot of the comp winners are from outside the UK.
To many of us old'uns it's the IPMS Nats - been called Scale Modelworld for some years now.
Whilst it does have a major competition, it's just as much about the club and Special Interest Group displays, intermingled with the great and the good in terms of manufacturers and distributors.
It's very much about the social side of a shared hobby and chewing the fat on the various stands. And you see some stunning work on the stands that aren't entered in the competition - many just display their work and aren't interested in entering the competition.
Most folks that have visited from the US seem to like the format - but I'll leave it to members that fall into that category to make a comparison and give thoughts.
LSP/32SIG always has a large display - and plenty of free banter
We'd love to see as many of you as possible one day!!