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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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March 2018

  • Sat 3rd - West Bromwich Rail Model Club -  Annual Show 2018
    Bilston Sports & Social Club, 71 Wellington Road, Bilston, West Midlands
    To be updated soon  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Leamington and Warwick Model Railway Society -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Leamington Spa College, Warwick New Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
    Third year at our new venue. Brand new venue, same quality show. Following a £12m development and refurbishment of the Leamington Spa College site we moved our 2016 exhibition to this new state of the art facility. The new venue is centrally located, on bus routes giving access from a wide area and within walking distance of the railway station. A minibus shuttle service will operate. There is a large free car park for over 400 vehicles on site.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Mansfield St Peter's Model Railway Group -  Mansfield Model Railway Exhibition
    St Peter's Church Centre, Church Side, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
    It's the 10th anniversary of the Mansfield St Peter's Model Railway Exhibition! A selection of layouts in various gauges, both steam and diesel plus trade stands. Come along and join us, there's something for all the family. All proceeds to St Peter's Church and local Scouts  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Preston and District Model Railway Society -  Preston Model Railway Exhibition
    Sports Hall, Preston College, St Vincent's Road, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire
    Free admission is available for an accompanied child with a voucher obtainable from our web site. This is a well established exhibition with layouts in many scales and gauges. Many of the layouts have been featured in the Model Railway Press.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Wealden Railway Group -  25th Anniversary Personal Layout Show
    Lancing Parish Rooms, South Street, Lancing, West Sussex
    Our twenty fifth exhibition and year of existence. We return to our usual month and weekend and an earlier home- Lancing Parish Room (Jubilee Hall). Some favorites from the past have been invited back and new layouts too. As many different scales, prototypes and styles as members and invitees can produce. One thing in common, they are all 'Layouts You Can Live With'!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Rotary Club of Newton Aycliffe -  Model Railway Exhibition
    The Youth Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, Durham
    Thomas will be back with his friends on a self drive layout, other great layouts in a wide range of scales are being finalised. Our regular traders will be back as will the preservation societies. The famous bacon butties will be out in force along with other all day refreshments. Full disabled access and free parking. The beneficiary charities will be Macmillan Cancer Care and Prostate Cancer Research.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Midarc -  Wombourne Model Railway Exhibition
    Wombourne Civic Centre, Gravel Hill, Wombourne, Staffordshire
    Children under 12 are £1 entry  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Basingstoke & North Hampshire Model Railway Society -  Basingstoke Model Rail 2018
    Aldworth Science College, Western Way, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Details of layouts and traders are to be found on the Exhibition page of the Club website (search for 'basingstokemrs'). Children under 5 admitted free when accompanied by a parent. POSTCODE for SATNAV: RG22 6HQ (visitors car park is at rear of school off Portsmouth Crescent)
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - St Neots MRC -  East Anglian Model Railway Exhibition
    Wood Green Animal Charity Centre, London Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
    St Neots MRC is proud to host the sixth East Anglian Model Railway Exhibition. We again have secured the Britten Arena at the Wood Green Animal Charity Centre. The big ground floor exhibition space allows us to present more and bigger layouts. This is the biggest show in the East; There will be 38 indoor layouts to see, plus outside live steam. Our admission prices have stayed the same for the past five years so bring the family.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Keighley Model Railway Club -  The Keighley Model Railway Exhibition
    University Academy of Keighley, Greenhead Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire
    This year our exhibition is moving to a NEW VENUE. larger and more friendly. Lots more to see and do. It will be an experience not be missed. See our website or Facebook page for more details and updates.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15 +
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - 32a Model Railway Club -  Bawdeswell Model Railway Exhibition  - **Updated**
    Bawdeswell Village Hall, Reepham Road, Bawdeswell, Norfolk
    The third annual Bawdeswell Model Railway Exhibition, organised this year solely by the 32A Model Railway Club
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Nottingham Model Railway Society -  Nottingham East Midlands Model Railway Exhibition
    Harvey Haddon Sports Village, Wigman Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Nottingham MRS are pleased to announce our 2018 Exhibition once again at Harvey Hadden Sports Complex with all exhibits under one roof in a newly refurbished, fully accessible hall We are proud to present quality layouts in all the popular scales covering UK, North American and European prototypes, supported by great quality traders and our ever-popular club sales stand. Check back for details of more layouts and demonstrators.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Sun 25th - Warners Exhibitions -  London Festival of Railway Modelling
    Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, Greater London
    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 Hornby, Bachmann Europe, Graham Farish and the Model Railway Club  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Sun 25th - Nailsea & District Model Railway Club -  Nailsea Model Railway Show
    Nailsea School, Mizzymead Road, Nailsea, Somerset
    Nailsea & District MRC 40th Exhibition with a mix of layouts from steam era to modern image with a wide range of scales and gauges. We are please to welcome Gordon Gravett and his latest layout.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 25th - Gloucestershire Gauge O Group -  Glosgog Hardwicke Gauge O Meet
    Hardwicke Village Hall, Green Lane, Hardwicke, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Gloucestershire Gauge O Group annual Hardwicke public meet and exhibition. Each year we invite a small number of O gauge layouts and specialist O gauge traders. The GlosGOG test track (3 tracks, O gauge finescale) will be operating with a sign-up sheet for running slots, with both DC and DCC control available. Event venue is close to M5 junction 12 (Glopucester/Quedgley). Layout and trader details to be confirmed. Note - Date to be confirmed. Please double check this listing early in 2018.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 31st - Ilfracombe Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Landmark Pavillion Theatre, Seafront, Wilder Road, Ilfracombe, Devon
    THIS is a provisional venue which may change
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 31st - Essex N Gauge Show
    Weeley Village Hall, Clacton Road, Weeley, Essex
    Our second N Gauge exhibition in 2018 is being held in Weeley Village Hall. The move from St Osyth provides better parking with 40 car parking spaces in the hall car park and ample road side parking directly outside the hall on the access road. The new venue is also closer to the main A133 just metres from Weeley Station. Pop along to our website to find out more.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

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