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In conjunction with
Warners Exhibitions,
Here is your chance to win one of four Adult tickets to the
The London Festival of Railway Modelling 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 24th - Sun 25th March 2018

at Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, 
London, Greater London N22 7AY.

Visitors can enjoy over 40 hand-picked layouts from around the globe and in excess of 100 exhibitors to browse and purchase from. The vast selection of trade covers those ‘must-have’ items to ‘specialist’ items in rarer scales and gauges. Don't miss the expert demonstrations and meet the BRM magazine team. Sponsored and supported by Bachmann Europe, Graham Farish and the Model Railway Club

Competition ends Sat 10th March.


London Festival of Railway Modelling 2018



In conjunction with
Leamington and Warwick Model Railway Society,
This was your chance to win one of three Family tickets to the
Leamington and Warwick MRS 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 3rd March - Sun 4th March 2018

at Leamington Spa College, Warwick New Road, 
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 5JE.

The third year at our new venue and we are learning and improving the way we layout the exhibition to improve the visitor experience. The college is centrally located, on bus routes giving access from a wide area and within walking distance of the railway station or you can use the free minibus shuttle service that will operate. There is a large free car park onsite and overflow parking available. The college catering staff operate the refectory restuarant at affordable prices.

Unfortunately the competition is now closed and the lucky winners are -
Congratulations and we will be contacting you within the next couple of days to get your prize to you.
If you did not win this time please do not worry as we will be holding further competitions.
So watch this space.

Annual Model Railway Exhibition 2018

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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November 2018

  • Sat 3rd - High Wycombe & District Model Railway Society -  Wycrail 18
    Cressex Community School, Cressex Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
    This year's WYCRAIL '18 exhibition will once again, take place at the now established, larger and bigger venue of the Cressex Community School, Holmers Lane, High Wycombe, Bucks HP12 4UD on Saturday 3rd November. WYCRAIL'18 will have over 25 high quality and inspirational model railway layouts, of British, North American and Continental outline and in a wide range of scales and gauges including 2mm finescale, N, 3mm, 00, H0, EM, P4, 0 and narrow gauges. Full trade support.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Padiham Unitarian Chapel -  Padiham Model Railway Event 2018
    Padiham Unitarian Chapel Hall (Next to Memorial Park), Knight Hill, Padiham, Lancashire
    Padiham's 18th Annual Model Railway Event presents an enjoyable eclectic mix of Gauge 1 live steam running, Japanese Bullet Trains, stationary steam engines on compressed air, trams, “O” gauge, "OO/HO" and "N" gauge layouts, trade stand(s), children's Playmobil area and loads more for both families & model enthusiasts. Tasty homemade refreshments are available throughout the day in seated area in the main hall.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - West Sussex N Gauge MRC -  A Model Railway Show
    The Angmering School, Greenwood Drive, Station Road, Angmering, West Sussex
    West Sussex N Gauge MRC present A Model Railway Show ALL GAUGES, including live steam. This is a two day show. Layouts & Traders are subject to change, updates will be made when available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society -  The Gravesend Model Railway Show
    Northfleet School For Girls, Hall Road, Northfleet, Kent
    Once again we return to our fantastic fully accessible venue to again offer a great variety of interesting layouts, railway societies and a selection of quality trade support. Close to the A2, Ebbsfleet station and Bluewater, our venue has: Free on-site parking, a regular bus service that stops outside, wheelchair access and the usual friendly atmosphere. Our members are happy to assist those who need assistance and answer enquiries about the Show or Society.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 4th - The Slim Gauge Circle -  American Narrow Gauge Modeller's Rugby Meet
    LMR Association Club, Hillmorton Road, Hillmorton, Rugby, Warwickshire
    The Slim Gauge Circle is a group of modellers interested in American Narrow Gauge prototypes in the popular scales of H0n2.5, H0n3, Sn3, 0n2, 0n30, 0n3, Fn3 etc. Interested guests are welcome for a nominal charge which will be credited towards their membership subscription if they subsequently decide to join the Circle. Several traders specific to American Narrow Gauge Modelling will be at the meeting.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Alsager Railway Association -  Alsager Model Railway Exhibition
    Legends Conference Centre, Sunnybank Road, Crewe, Cheshire
    Our annual show at Bentley Motors Conference Centre Crewe. ample Free Parking Public service buses are available from Crewe Railway Station & stop close to the entrance.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Hull Miniature Railway Society -  Hull Model Railway Show
    Walton Street Leisure Centre, Goathland Close, Walton Street, Hull, East Yorkshire
    The 39th Annual Model Railway Show presented by the Hull Miniature Railway Society. The Show will contain a mix of scales and gauges, including some of the lesser common ones, and will be up to the standard that Hull MRS is known for. Details of the layouts, traders etc.will be advised in due course. We look forward to seeing friends old and new in November.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Newcastle & District Model Railway Society -  Tyneside 2018 Model Railway Exhibition
    Heaton Manor School, Newton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
    ** THIRD YEAR AT THIS VENUE ** HEATON MANOR SCHOOL **. (( Previously at Gateshead Stadium.)). Number 38 Buses pass the school from Central Station area every 10 minutes. Other bus routes along the Coast Road (Corner House) are a 5 minute walk away. The nearest Metro Stations are a 20 minute walk away, Jesmond, South Gosforth etc. Plenty of free parking at front and rear of school grounds, and on street parking available. Great catering at reasonable prices.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Wincanton Model Railway Exhibition
    King Arhurs School, West Hill, Wincanton, Somerset
    Organised with the aim of raising money for local area charity(s). Expecting to see Over 20 layouts in most of the popular scales, 6 traders, Preservation trusts, Refreshments. Large free Car Parking and easy access from the A303
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Pendle Forest Model Railway Society -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Park High School, Venables Avenue, Colne, Lancashire
    A varied assortment of model railway layouts covering a wide range of themes and locations - hopefully enough to suit all tastes.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Naphill -  Brick & Model Show  - **Updated**
    Naphill Village Hall, Main Road, Naphill, Buckinghamshire
    G gauge layout and various other toy trains including Lego(TM). Number of layouts and traders awaiting confirmation.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Shoeburyness Model Railway Club -  Model Railways and Hobbies
    Garons Tennis & Leisure Centre, Eastern Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex
    A family day out not to be confused with that other show up north. There are Trains /Planes /Boats / Slot Cars / Large scale RC Lorries /Clubs / Demonstrations. Full Trade support. Everything you could want. Once again we are able to present the biggest Tamiya Truck Display in Essex. The Charity SMRC are supporting this year is the. Essex Air ambulance and Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital We have managed to get a Dolls House Trader this year with all you require to furnish your h
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Thornbury & South Glos Model Railway Club -  Annual Exhibition
    The Chantry, 52 Castle Street, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire
    Initial notification of our 2018 exhibition.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Solrail Ltd -  Workington Model Railway Exhibition
    Energus Building, Lillyhall, Workington, Cumbria
    Solrail Ltd. A not for profit company has moved Workington Exhibition to the Energus building at Lillyhall, between Whitehaven and Workington and will be there again this year. It has to be seen to be believed! Light and airy with lots of natural lighting it makes for a pleasant experience. There is a bus service on the Saturday that stops outside the door from both Workington and Whitehaven. Easy to park. Easy to access and all on one level! Fresh meals available. Excellent toilet facilities.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Thu 22nd - Sun 25th - I.N.G.A. Net -  13th Internernational N Gauge Convention
    Messe Stuttgart, (Adjacent to Stuttgart Airport), Stuttgart, Germany
    The 13th International N Gauge show by I-N-G-A.Net(International N Gauge Association Network) in conjunction with Modellbau Sud. A large exciting N gauge gathering with layouts and modules from all over Europe and beyond. Has to be seen to be appreciated. Supported by traders with new and pre-owned models. Other scales supported through the larger model and toy show in same venue. Excellent show in a well-organised, large venue next to airport. Day trip possible from Birmingham - possibly others
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 24th - Sun 25th - Falkirk Model Railway Club -  Falkirk Model Railway Exhibition
    Forth Valley College, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, Stirlingshire
    Our annual Exhibition being held at the Forth Valley College, Falkirk. Layouts vary through the Gauges from N Gauge through to G Scale. With Steam through to Modern Image. Traders selling New and Secondhand Stock. Also Electrical and Scenic materials.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

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