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31 years of arguably the most famous Military Modelling show in the world!

The 31st Euro Militaire, 17th and 18th September 2016, at the Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone is next. - 

Best of Show winner for 2015The 17th and 18th September 2016, at the Leas Cliff Hall, will mark 31 years of Euro Militaire.  There will also be 4 new competition classes this year as we bring both Maritime and Aviation subjects in the compettions in their own classes.  See te details in our separate page explaining the Classes, and Rules for the competitions.

The Best of Show winner from 2015 is shown on the right!

The full set of results for 2015 are available on the MilitaryModelling.com website here.

The 2016 show will open from 10.00am until 1800 on the Saturday and from 10.00am until 1600 on the Sunday.

Whether you are new to military modelling or are an established authority with a love and fascination for military modelling we hope you will enjoy the show with us as Euro Militaire, celebrating its 31st year in 2016.  Whether it is planning a new model to enter in the competitions, or to start thinking about travel and holiday plans to enable you to visit what is arguably the best model show in the world, many will be starting to plan for 2016 now.

The worlds finest practitioners display and competed against fellow modellers in all categories and levels of craft, all battling for the most coveted prize of them all “The Euro Militaire 2016 Best in Show.”

There will be demonstrations, competitions and trade stands featuring some of the finest modelling to be found from modellers and traders from all around the world.  New traders for 2015 included Armourfast, Bull Models, Silver Crest Models, Marrow Productions, Aradia Miniatures, Skull Miniatures, FeR Miniatures and Ares Mythologic.  

Jason Salkey, aka Sharpe’s Rifleman Harris, Presented the Prizes at Euromilitaire 2015

Jason Salkey is a British actor whose face has continually popped up on small and large screens over the last twenty odd years. The first big job he landed was a huge beer commercial campaign for ‘Miller Lite’ that made his face instantly recognisable to every television viewer in the U.K.

He followed the normal career path of a jobbing actor, including roles in The Bill, Bergerac, and Boon followed by countless other TV roles. In the spring of 1992, he walked into the offices of Hubbard Casting in London’s Soho, to audition for a little known story called Sharpe. He landed the role of Rifleman Harris in one of British television’s most cherished shows and it was to take up his time for the best part of the next five years. It also began a connection to the toy soldier/re-enactor/war-gaming world that has lasted to this day.

While the Sharpe role as Rifleman Harris has made Jason’s face universally known, he has appeared in many films including Memphis Belle, The Russia House, The Steal, Fifth Element, Turn of the Screw, Fairy Tale: A True Story, About a Boy, In America, Road to Guantanamo and The Infidel.

In the years since finishing Sharpe, Jason has taken the huge amount of video footage he shot on location with Sharpe and turned it into a series of films documenting the behind-the-scenes adventures. Vast legions of Sharpe fans around the world have been entertained by the ‘Harris Project’. It culminates with the filming of Sharpe’s Waterloo; and we all know what happened there.

Jason, AKA Rifleman Harris, will be presenting the prizes at this year’s Euromilitaire 2015. While at the show, Jason will have available his video diaries plus numerous photos he took while filming on Sharpe. In the meantime, Jason can be followed on his website, www.riflemanharris.co.uk

Keep watching our site over the coming weeks as we confirm more details of what will be planned.

Special Awards

Charles Davis Memorial Trophy

The Charles Davis Memorial Trophy, for the best aviation related entry.

Charles Davis Memorial Trophy 2015

The Great War Trophy

For the best WW1 entry

Great War Trophy, 2015

The Mike Taylor Memorial Trophy (new for 2015)

For the best Flat or Bas-Relief exhibit

Mike Taylor Memorial Trophy

 

 

 

Exhibit or sponsor

EuroMilitaire offers a number of sponsorship opportunities, allowing exhibiting companies the opportunity to enhance their presence at the show.

Contact: David Holden

Telephone: +44 (0)1689 869867

E-mail: david.holden@mytimemedia.com

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