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August 2018

  • Add to Calendar 20180807 20180902 Europe/London Chesterfield Railway Modellers - Cromford Mill Charity Exhibition A charity exhibition featuring Mettesford(N Gauge)(based on Matlock 1945-68)and Wingfield Junction(OO Gauge)(Freelance North Midlands 1948-1972(pre-TOPS)). Free entry, but request donations in support of Sheffield and Chesterfield Special Care Baby Units. Display stands and information on Peak Rail, Ecclesbourne Railway and Chesterfield Railway Modellers. Venue is at the historic Arkwright Mill and canal, which has canal barge rides on Wed, Thurs and weekends. Arkwright Mill, Mill Lane, Cromford, Derbyshire Chesterfield Railway Modellers Tue 7th - Sun 2nd September - Chesterfield Railway Modellers -  Cromford Mill Charity Exhibition
    Arkwright Mill, Mill Lane, Cromford, Derbyshire
    A charity exhibition featuring Mettesford(N Gauge)(based on Matlock 1945-68)and Wingfield Junction(OO Gauge)(Freelance North Midlands 1948-1972(pre-TOPS)). Free entry, but request donations in support of Sheffield and Chesterfield Special Care Baby Units. Display stands and information on Peak Rail, Ecclesbourne Railway and Chesterfield Railway Modellers. Venue is at the historic Arkwright Mill and canal, which has canal barge rides on Wed, Thurs and weekends.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180822 20180822 Europe/London Taunton Model Railway Group - Open Day Bath Green Park and with the dismantling of our Tamerig layout we are looking to provide an alternative attraction. This might be a layout belonging to one of our members or a 'visiting' layout. Check out our Facebook page for update nearer the time. Plus, enjoy steam trains in the station immediately outside our premises operated by the West Somerset Railway who are running their 'Yellow' timetable. Bishops Lydeard Station, Station Road, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset Taunton Model Railway Group Wed 22nd - Taunton Model Railway Group -  Open Day
    Bishops Lydeard Station, Station Road, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset
    Bath Green Park and with the dismantling of our Tamerig layout we are looking to provide an alternative attraction. This might be a layout belonging to one of our members or a 'visiting' layout. Check out our Facebook page for update nearer the time. Plus, enjoy steam trains in the station immediately outside our premises operated by the West Somerset Railway who are running their 'Yellow' timetable.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180825 20180825 Europe/London Bournville Model Railway Club - Bournville Model Railway Exhibition Bournville MRC presents its annual exhibition. Hot and cold food available. Access by bus: No 61 bus stops outside the main entrance. Access by rail: Cross City Line to Selly Oak station and 61 bus out of city on the A38 Bristol Road to the main entrance. PLEASE NOTE! due to a route change the X61 has reverted back to the 61 and now travels through Selly Oak past Selly Oak station The Hollymoor Centre, 8 Manor Park Grove, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands Bournville Model Railway Club Sat 25th - Bournville Model Railway Club -  Bournville Model Railway Exhibition
    The Hollymoor Centre, 8 Manor Park Grove, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands
    Bournville MRC presents its annual exhibition. Hot and cold food available. Access by bus: No 61 bus stops outside the main entrance. Access by rail: Cross City Line to Selly Oak station and 61 bus out of city on the A38 Bristol Road to the main entrance. PLEASE NOTE! due to a route change the X61 has reverted back to the 61 and now travels through Selly Oak past Selly Oak station  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:10
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180825 20180826 Europe/London Ulster Model Railway Club - Belfast Model Railway Exhibition Further details regarding show entries to follow. Sports Hall, Methodist College, Malone Road, Belfast, Co.Antrim Ulster Model Railway Club Sat 25th - Sun 26th - Ulster Model Railway Club -  Belfast Model Railway Exhibition
    Sports Hall, Methodist College, Malone Road, Belfast, Co.Antrim
    Further details regarding show entries to follow.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking

  • Add to Calendar 20180825 20180826 Europe/London Hawick and District Railway Society - Border Rail 2017 A great show for all the family The Auld Baths, Bath Street, Hawick, The Borders Hawick and District Railway Society Sat 25th - Sun 26th - Hawick & District Railway Society -  Border Rail 2017
    The Auld Baths, Bath Street, Hawick, The Borders
    A great show for all the family  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:11
    T:3
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180825 20180826 Europe/London Burnham and District Model Railway Club - Sedgemoor Rail 2018 A range of layouts T gauge to 0 gauge. Supporting trade stands, dispalys and demonstrations. Including clubs own limited edition 00 wagons. Free car parking disabled access and catering by Country Bumpkins. Accompanied Children under 14 free. 5 minutes from J22 - M5 King Alfred School, Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset Burnham and District Model Railway Club Sat 25th - Sun 26th - Burnham and District Model Railway Club -  Sedgemoor Rail 2018
    King Alfred School, Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset
    A range of layouts T gauge to 0 gauge. Supporting trade stands, dispalys and demonstrations. Including clubs own limited edition 00 wagons. Free car parking disabled access and catering by Country Bumpkins. Accompanied Children under 14 free. 5 minutes from J22 - M5  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:14
    T:14
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180825 20180826 Europe/London Inverness and District Model Railway Club - Annual Exhibition 2018 will be our 5th Exhibition at this venue, we shall have our Shunting Puzzle for the older folk to try their hand, as well as the photo opportunity for the young ones to pose at the controller at the Thomas stand. Jurys Inn, Millburn Road, Inverness, Highlands Inverness and District Model Railway Club Sat 25th - Sun 26th - Inverness & District Model Railway Club -  Annual Exhibition
    Jurys Inn, Millburn Road, Inverness, Highlands
    2018 will be our 5th Exhibition at this venue, we shall have our Shunting Puzzle for the older folk to try their hand, as well as the photo opportunity for the young ones to pose at the controller at the Thomas stand.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:7/8
    T:2/3
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180825 20180826 Europe/London Corris Railway Society - Model Railway Exhibition The Corris Railway Society's annual exhibition will feature models in various scales inc vintage Big-Big Trains and Tri-ang TT. As might be expected there will be a good narrow gauge presence with models in OO9, 7mm and 16 mm scales. Trains will also be operating on the Corris Railway, 4 miles from the exhibition venue. The Plas, Aberystwyth Road, Machynlleth, Powys Corris Railway Society Sat 25th - Sun 26th - Corris Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    The Plas, Aberystwyth Road, Machynlleth, Powys
    The Corris Railway Society's annual exhibition will feature models in various scales inc vintage Big-Big Trains and Tri-ang TT. As might be expected there will be a good narrow gauge presence with models in OO9, 7mm and 16 mm scales. Trains will also be operating on the Corris Railway, 4 miles from the exhibition venue.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:15
    T:6
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180825 20180827 Europe/London Gainsborough Model Railway Society - Open Day One of the largest O Gauge Model Railways in the Country!! a nostalgic, historical and colourful opportunity to see how the London and North Eastern Railway was actually run in the heyday of steam. Dozens of trains, formed from over 150 locomotives and over 400 items of rolling stock running on a total of over half a mile of track. Gainsborough Model Railway, Florence Terrace, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire Gainsborough Model Railway Society Sat 25th - Mon 27th - Gainsborough Model Railway Society -  Open Day  - **Updated**
    Gainsborough Model Railway, Florence Terrace, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
    One of the largest O Gauge Model Railways in the Country!! a nostalgic, historical and colourful opportunity to see how the London and North Eastern Railway was actually run in the heyday of steam. Dozens of trains, formed from over 150 locomotives and over 400 items of rolling stock running on a total of over half a mile of track.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180825 20180827 Europe/London Friends of the Stapleford Miniature Railway - Open Weekend Sat-BH Monday Second 2018 opening of the 10.25 stapleford miniature railway. At least 4 locos in steam plus heritage diesel First train out 10-00 each day till around 1630 or dependent on weather and numbers. Classic and vintage vehicles steam engines Steam punk and classic caravans. Trade and craft stalls and demonstrations including Ravenstone model railways with lots of stock. Real ale beer tent. Evening entertainment for weekend and trader camping field (£30 per pitch) Dogs welcome on Stapleford Miniature Railway, Old Forge Yard, Stapleford Near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Friends of the Stapleford Miniature Railway Sat 25th - Mon 27th - Friends of the Stapleford Miniature Railway -  Open Weekend
    Stapleford Miniature Railway, Old Forge Yard, Stapleford Near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
    Sat-BH Monday Second 2018 opening of the 10.25 stapleford miniature railway. At least 4 locos in steam plus heritage diesel First train out 10-00 each day till around 1630 or dependent on weather and numbers. Classic and vintage vehicles steam engines Steam punk and classic caravans. Trade and craft stalls and demonstrations including Ravenstone model railways with lots of stock. Real ale beer tent. Evening entertainment for weekend and trader camping field (£30 per pitch) Dogs welcome on   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:1
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180825 20180827 Europe/London Grimsby and Cleethorpes Model Engineering Society - Annual Three-Day Gala A new garden gauge railway will be in use for the first time. Previously, the society has erected a portable track for the event, but earlier this year began work on a large permanent set-up. The first two 50m circuits of 45mm and 32mm track plus temporary steaming bay should be in use. Classic model shop, of Cleethorpes, will be displaying garden gauge models, there’ll be train rides on the permanent 5in and 7-1/4in gauge track and a free exhibition of members' models. Waltham Windmill Site, Brigsley Road, Waltham, Grimsby, Lincolnshire Grimsby and Cleethorpes Model Engineering Society Sat 25th - Mon 27th - Grimsby & Cleethorpes Model Engineering Society -  Annual Three-Day Gala
    Waltham Windmill Site, Brigsley Road, Waltham, Grimsby, Lincolnshire
    A new garden gauge railway will be in use for the first time. Previously, the society has erected a portable track for the event, but earlier this year began work on a large permanent set-up. The first two 50m circuits of 45mm and 32mm track plus temporary steaming bay should be in use. Classic model shop, of Cleethorpes, will be displaying garden gauge models, there’ll be train rides on the permanent 5in and 7-1/4in gauge track and a free exhibition of members' models.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:1
    T:1
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180826 20180826 Europe/London Hoddesdon Model and Railway Club - Modelling Extravaganza Layouts will include 'N' gauge, '00', '0' and 'G' scale. Radio controlled boats will be demonstrated in the boat pool and radio controlled trucks on the road system. There will be a large sales stand selling second hand model railway items, books and DVD's. Train rides will be available for children. There will be a Tombola stall, and a selection of refreshments will be available throughout the day. Kent Garden Railways will be attending. Old Mill, Mill Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire Hoddesdon Model and Railway Club Sun 26th - Hoddesdon Model and Railway Club -  Modelling Extravaganza
    Old Mill, Mill Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
    Layouts will include 'N' gauge, '00', '0' and 'G' scale. Radio controlled boats will be demonstrated in the boat pool and radio controlled trucks on the road system. There will be a large sales stand selling second hand model railway items, books and DVD's. Train rides will be available for children. There will be a Tombola stall, and a selection of refreshments will be available throughout the day. Kent Garden Railways will be attending.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:7+
    T:2
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180826 20180826 Europe/London Aire Valley Railway Modellers Club - Summer Open Day Over a dozen layouts in 2mm finescale, N, TT, and OO gauges. Trade stand selling secondhand model railway items. Refreshments available. Free admission. Only a 5 minute walk from Keighley Station (BR and Keighley & Worth Valley Railway). Melbourne House, Dalton Lane, Keighley, West Yorkshire Aire Valley Railway Modellers Club Sun 26th - Aire Valley Railway Modellers Club -  Summer Open Day
    Melbourne House, Dalton Lane, Keighley, West Yorkshire
    Over a dozen layouts in 2mm finescale, N, TT, and OO gauges. Trade stand selling secondhand model railway items. Refreshments available. Free admission. Only a 5 minute walk from Keighley Station (BR and Keighley & Worth Valley Railway).
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:12+
    T:2
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180827 20180827 Europe/London Harrogate Model Railway Group - Model Railway Exhibition Harrogate MRC exhibition with a variety of layouts, Thomas layout, Club sales and Trade. Refreshments will be available. There will be a nearby car parking area signed as well as the on street parking available. Bilton Grange United Reformed Church, Corner Skipton Road and Woodfield Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire Harrogate Model Railway Group Mon 27th - Harrogate Model Railway Group -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Bilton Grange United Reformed Church, Corner Skipton Road and Woodfield Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
    Harrogate MRC exhibition with a variety of layouts, Thomas layout, Club sales and Trade. Refreshments will be available. There will be a nearby car parking area signed as well as the on street parking available.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:1
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180829 20180829 Europe/London Taunton Model Railway Group - Open Day Bath Green Park and with the dismantling of our Tamerig layout we are looking to provide an alternative attraction. This might be a layout belonging to one of our members or a 'visiting' layout. Check out our Facebook page for update nearer the time. Plus, enjoy steam trains in the station immediately outside our premises operated by the West Somerset Railway who are running their 'Yellow' timetable. Bishops Lydeard Station, Station Road, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset Taunton Model Railway Group Wed 29th - Taunton Model Railway Group -  Open Day
    Bishops Lydeard Station, Station Road, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset
    Bath Green Park and with the dismantling of our Tamerig layout we are looking to provide an alternative attraction. This might be a layout belonging to one of our members or a 'visiting' layout. Check out our Facebook page for update nearer the time. Plus, enjoy steam trains in the station immediately outside our premises operated by the West Somerset Railway who are running their 'Yellow' timetable.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    Free Parking Refreshments

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