Full steam ahead! Ladies n' Genminminminmin (er, min...) please welcome the delightful Montana Hoeren, Head of Brand at Hornby Hobbies, to tell us all about exciting new TV Times coming down the track, with the launch of Series 2 of the ever popular TV Series "Hornby: A Model World"
Hornby's story of "Distinction & Genius" has been bringing pleasure and delight to families everywhere for generations, spanning an extraordinary 120 year history which all began in Liverpool with Hornby's great grandfather Frank Hornby in 1901.
The 2nd series of the "Hornby: A Model World" comprises of 11 new 1 hour episodes going behind the scenes at Hornby, Britain's best loved model making company, to reveal 'how they do it': How they go about shrinking mighty trains, planes & automobiles to create a new generation of miniature masterpieces in the worlds of Airfix, Corgi , Scalextric & Hornby.
With Hornby train set superfans including Pete Waterman & Jules Holland.
Montana is here to tell us all about it...
More about Montana:
This is a fascinating mix of young Montana Hoerem and iconic English Hornby evolution. Montana Hoerem is a working writer, who has now enjoyed a good 8 years with the 100 year old Hornby group, rising to a leadership role as Head of Brand.
Her enthusiasm is infectious. Her knowledge is impressive. Her optimism is persuasive. Her smiling voice is a constant tonic! And she has her own family back story, too. Her mother was born in Montana, hence her name. Her father returned to Australia before Montana was born. Don’t worry - Montana has not just survived, she has thrived.
She has an MA in Creative Writing and she is totally committed to the opportunity of lifelong learning. Was it not Albert Einstein who suggested that the two essential elements for a great life are love and work? Montana loves her work, loves her family and her colleagues. She loves words. She loves running. She loves ideas. She also loves cake! All kinds of cake!
Montana is heard here promoting a new 11 episode series on TV that takes the viewer behind the scenes at the Hornby headquarters in Margate and introduces some of the company’s most celebrated customers. including Pete Waterman and Jules Holland.
At Hornby, there is now an excellent portfolio of other heritage brands, including Airfix, Humbril and Scalextric. How delighted the original founder, Frank Hornby, would be to see how his original high quality model railway idea has grown broader and better than he could have possibly imagined. Now it is even trending on TikTok! It is becoming much more of a family hobby, involving imaginative layout, scenery and realism, rather than a predominantly solitary activity.
100 years young, Hornby Is offering 21st century miniature enthusiasts a brilliant opportunity to relax with a rewarding nostalgic escape into a private world, accompanied by other family mem
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