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Model Railway Exhibitions and Events Calendar

This Exhibitions and Events calendar covers many of the Railway events in the forthcoming months. If your event is not listed just complete the SUBMISSION FORM with your details and we will add them on the next regular update.

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October 2018

  • Sat 6th - Sun 7th - Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club -  Becontree Model Railway Showcase
    Bethel Christian Centre, 170 Bennets Castle Lane, Dagenham, Greater London
    Our third annual club showcase, where the idea is to promote the activities of the club to prospective members, the public at large and to provide a platform for being active in the community close to where the club is based. Entry is free for children under 16 when ACCOMPANIED otherwise a £2 entry fee applies.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - Sun 7th - Shildon Model Railway Club -  32nd Annual Exhibition
    Locomotion NRM Museum, Off Dale Road, Shildon, Durham
    FREE ENTRANCE This will be our 32nd exhibition and will be much bigger and better with more traders and exhibits. This is now a very popular show with over 4, 300 visitors in 2017. Why not come along and enjoy one of the most popular shows in North East England, meet friends old and new. This is a great day out for families as well as railway enthusiasts. With free parking, cafe, play area and all the fantastic railway exhibits. Plus STEAM TRAIN rides (Small museum charge applies)  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25 +
    T:35 +
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 7th - Gainsborough Model Railway Society -  Open Day
    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

  • Sat 13th - Heywood Model Railway Group -  Open Day  - **Updated**
    Unit 4 Park Works, River Street, Heywood, Lancashire
    Admission free (Donations appreciated) layouts in N to G scale bring your own locos and stock to run, DCC in all gauge, s
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Sun 14th - Farnham and District MRC -  44th Annual Exhibition  - **Updated**
    Alderwood Leisure Centre, Tongham Road, Aldershot, Hampshire
    Entrance includes free show guide. Over 20 layouts and 30 traders are expected - see our web site for full details.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Sun 14th - The Elizabethan Railway Society -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    The Summit Centre, Pavilion Road Off Lowmoor Road, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
    The sponsor for our 2018 flyers is Footplate. The 2018 show will bring more quality layouts for you to appreciate as well as excellent trade support, demonstrations, FREE PARKING, disabled access, freshly prepared hot and cold food. Accompanied under 16's are now free! Our exhibition is held all under one roof, in 5 clean, warm, well-lit rooms. Some of the feedback on last years exhibition 'cracking show', 'excellent quality layouts', 'very friendly show',   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Sun 14th - Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association -  Wirksworth Model Railway Show
    Wirksworth Town Hall - Memorial Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire
    This event as been reserected due to popular demand. Parking will again be down at the Railway Station for the event also we will only be using the Town Hall and the Memorial Hall as work is due to commence at the Parish rooms but we have a extra room at the Town Hall. Anyone with a ticket will get reduced rates on the Main EVRA Railway. Children under 5 Free accompanied with adult.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 14th - Oxford & District Model Railway Club -  Oxrail 18 Inc Zedex
    Abingdon & Witney College, Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
    Keep checking more info to follow  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Thu 18th - Northampton & District Model Railway Club -  Annual Exhibition
    Cogenhoe Village Hall, York Avenue, Cogenhoe, Northamptonshire
    This will be our fourth year at this venue and we will be very pleased to see you all. As usual there will be a mix of several gauges and scales and we will try to cover as many railway types and countries of origin as possible. We are a very friendly club and welcome new members at all times. Our 4 trade stands cover popular products such as second hand bargains, books, electrical parts/tools, and plastic wagon/coach kits  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 27th - Newbury Model Railway Club -  Newbury Model Railway Exhibition 2018
    St Bartholomews School, Buckingham Road, Newbury, Berkshire
    Newbury MRC have moved our exhibition to our new date of 27th October. The exhibition will have a number of high quality layouts, traders for all of your modelling needs, demonstrations to show how its done and our popular children's layout. The venue at St Bartholomew's School is wheelchair friendly and has a large, free car park
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

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Remember, if you use the search by distance from your post code you will get a complete list of ALL events.

Please note: If you are travelling a long distance it may be worth checking ahead to confirm event dates and times. THE UK Model Shop Directory have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information however, no liability is accepted for any damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any kind incurred as a result of reliance on the information or opinions provided.

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