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SYSTON 2018
TICKETS COMPETITION NOW OPEN

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND THE COMPETITION ENTRY FORM.

In conjunction with
Syston Model Railway Society,
Here is your chance to win a pair of 2 Adult Tickets to the
Syston 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 17th - Sun 18th February 2018

at Sileby Community Centre, High Street, 
Sileby, Leicestershire LE12 7RX.

The annual exhibition features approx 12 quality layouts and 11 trade stands. This popular exhibition has a summery feeling to it with both St Ruth, a finescale 2mm layout featuring parts of the railway system on the South Coast. The exhibition is FREE admission to all children under the age of 14. There is free parking adjacent to the venue and plenty of street parking nearby. Refreshments will also be available.

Competition ends Sat 3rd February.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND THE COMPETITION ENTRY FORM.

Leicester Model Railway Show 2018

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THE FESTIVAL OF BRITISH RAILWAY MODELLING 2018
TICKETS COMPETITION NOW OPEN

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In conjunction with
Warners Exhibitions,
Here is your chance to win one of four Adult tickets to the
The Festival of British Railway Modelling 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 10th February - Sun 11th February 2018

at Doncaster Exhibition Centre, Leger Way, 
Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN2 6BB.

Visitors can enjoy browsing over 30-handpicked layouts with a 'Best of British' theme and purchase must-have items in a variety of major scales, era and gauges from over 80 quality traders. There will be expert demonstrations, giving you an opportunity to enhance your modelling skills. Whether you're new to the hobby or looking to stock up on essentials, our Doncaster Show offers something for everyone. The show is kindly supported by:Doncaster & District Model Railway Club

Competition ends Sat 27th January.

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The Festival of British Railway Modelling 2018

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Stafford 2018 TICKETS COMPETITION NOW CLOSED

In conjunction with
Stafford Railway Circle,
This was your chance to win a pair of Adult Tickets to the
Stafford 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 3rd February - Sun 4th February 2018

at Stafford County Showground, Weston Road, 
Stafford, Staffordshire ST18 0BD.

We will once again have plenty of layouts, traders and demonstrators for you to enjoy at the exhibition. This year we will have two themed areas. Our highly successful "small layout" section will be with us again with 11 layouts of various gauge that would fit in any home and also a selection of 9 layouts set in the north west of England. As well as these there are another 24 layouts in various scales for your entertainment. Refreshments available from the catering area.

Unfortunately the competition is now closed and the lucky winners are -
Pete Sisson, Lincoln
Val Lee, Stalybridge
.
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.

Model Railway Exhibition Stafford 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.

We can advertise any of your events up to 12 months in advance AND you can submit any changes you need at any time.

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NOTE: This does not mean the Exhibition is not taking place, it is that we rely entirely upon the submissions of the Event Organisers and do not copy information from other websites.

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March 2018

  • Sat 31st - Sun 1st April - Gresley and Wychnor Model Railway Group -  Peter Bayley-Bligh
    Gresley Social Centre, 5a Park Road, Church Gresley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire
    This is our annual Easter Event with 5 club layouts representing N OO O G On30 plus Thomas and visiting layouts.
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:8TBC
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 31st - Mon 2nd April - 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
    L:1
    Refreshments

  • Sat 31st - Mon 2nd April - York Model Railway Show
    Knavesmire Stand, York Racecourse, Racecourse Road, York, North Yorkshire
    Held in the luxury of the Knavesmire Stand at York Racecourse the York Model Railway Show has become one of the premier events in the model railway calendar. On display will be approx. 40 layouts with a further 50 trade stands from around the country as well as Society scale stands and Preservation groups totaling over 120 stands in all. For those traveling by car the venue is signposted from York ring road.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:40
    T:50
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April 2018

  • Sun 1st - Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club -  Live Steam Open Day (Ride on Railway)
    Adjacent to North Side of Chadwell Heath Station, Station Road, Chadwell Heath, Greater London
    Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club is holding it's first 2017 monthly open day with train rides (sometimes steam) for all the family. The train rides will be on our 7¼ inch outside railway for 50p a ride (£3 all day pass) and refreshments available. Children positively encouraged.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:4
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 1st - Mon 2nd - Carmarthen Modellers Club -  Model Exhibition Celebrating 100yrs R.A.F
    National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, NR Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
    Carmarthen Modellers' Club in partnership with the Royal British Legion , have arranged an Exhibition of members' work at the National Botanic Garden of Wales over the Easter Bank Holiday period. Following the Club's successful 'Great War' Model Exhibition in October, 2017, this 'free' event will be a great opportunity to view the excellent work created by its members and associates in the West Wales area. The RAF was formed on the 1st April, 1918
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:30
    T:10
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Mon 2nd - Forest of Dean Model Railway Club -  Open Day
    Baptist Chapel, Newland Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire
    Part of the annual Coleford Festival of Transport held every Easter Monday, this is the Club's opportunity to showcase our activities. Car parking is a little difficult, as the town centre is closed for the day, but there is some on-street parking. We do not charge for entry, but donations to the Chapel are always welcome.
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:6
    T:1
    CS
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  • Sat 7th - Beckenham & West Wickham MRC -  Vintage Toy Train Show
    St John's Church, Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham, Kent
    South London's Premier Vintage Toy Train Show. With Free on street parking and restricted parking on site for disabled only. Fully accessible by HAND POWERED wheel chair users. Hot meals and sandwiches available. Adults £5 and children Under 14 FREE with an accompanying paying adult.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:8
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - The Strettons Railway Society -  Church Stretton Model Railway Exhibition
    Church Stretton School, Shrewsbury Road, Church Stretton, Shropshire
    Once again our annual show will be held at Church Stretton School, a venue that has proved popular with visitors having spacious halls, ample free parking and attractive refreshment area. The show is within walking distance of the railway station (10 minutes) and the line benefits from the regular service between Holyhead/Manchester and Cardiff. Layouts in all the popular scales have been promised, but we would welcome enquiries from other potential exhibitors
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12+
    T:4
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Wessex Narrow Gauge Modellers -  Narrow Gauge South 2018
    Barton Peveril College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire
    The south of England's premier narrow gauge exhibition. Renowned for the quality of 4mm & 7mm layouts on display we will be continuing this in our 2018 show. There will be over 30 layouts plus specialist trade support, preservation and society stands. Parking, Refreshments and within easy walking distances of both Eastleigh and Southampton Parkway stations. Regular local bus services stop nearby.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:30+
    T:10+
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - West Wiltshire Model Railway Circle -  Spring Model Railway Exhibition
    Holt Village Hall, The Street, Holt, NR Trowbridge, Wiltshire
    A larger exhibition space, new date, new village location close to the County Town of Trowbridge with parking in free village hall car park. from A350 follow National Trust signs for "The Courts." Freshly made sandwiches and drinks by our catering team. Holt is a small village 2 miles North of the County Town but has a post office, shop, several pubs and easy road access. Layouts in N, 00, EM, OO9, and O  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10+
    T:2+
    CS
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  • Sat 7th - Horsham Model Railway Club -  Club Open Day
    St Leonard's Church Hall, Cambridge Road, Horsham, West Sussex
    Club Open day to showcase our activities including layouts under construction, "have-a-go"layout, club second hand stall and light refreshments  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:5
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Norwich Railway Heritage and Model Society -  Norwich Model Railway Exhibition
    Hellesdon High School, Middletons Lane, Norwich, Norfolk
    16 Layouts, including our 10 road, multi gauge, test track. and 14 Traders confirmed together with 2 demonstrations and 4 other societies  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16
    T:14
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Tring and District MRC -  Beacon-Rail
    Pitstone Memorial Hall, Vicarage Road, Pitstone, Bedfordshire
    Our local exhibition, with good quality layouts in several scales, club stands and sales, refreshments and free parking.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8
    T:1
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Berkshire Area N Gauge Society (Bagladdies) -  N Gauge Model Railway Exhibition & Open Day
    Sindlesham Baptist Church, Bearwood Road, Sindlesham, Berkshire
    Annual Local show featuring eleven layouts four trade stands, with a modeling demonstration and refreshments.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:11
    T:3
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - GWR Modellers -  Cheltenham Model Railway Exhibition
    St Margarets Hall, Coniston Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Bi-annual exhibition in aid of Pied Piper Appeal. Please see website for up-to-date information about layouts, displays and traders. Also travel directions and preview photos.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:11
    T:6
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Severn Valley Railway -  Open House Weekend
    Severn Valley Railway, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
    The Severn Valley Railway's Open House Weekend is back, and April 7th & 8th is a date you'll want to put in your diary! With a number of model railways on display along the Railway, behind the scenes tours and a whole host of other attractions, this is an event not to be missed! With both full-size steam and diesel trains in service during the event running between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth, there's plenty to see both on and off the rails.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Rochdale Model Railway Group -  The 54th Rochdale MRG Model Railway Exhibition
    The Coach House, Lodge Street, Littleborough, Lancashire
    This is the 54th exhibition organised by the Rochdale Model Railway Group and the fifth to be held in Littleborough. In the style of our early exhibitions, showcasing the finescale modelling of our members and friends, this is a small, low-key but high quality event featuring a selection of top quality exhibits. Littleborough Coach House is a disability friendly venue with Lift access to upper floor.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8
    T:3
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Scarborough & District Railway Modellers -  Scarborough & District Model Railway Exhibition
    Newby & Scalby Community Hall, Scalby Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Free entry for children (accompanied by an adult). We, at SDRM, are celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2018. This exhibition/open day is to showcase our club (and our hobby) as it is now, in the 21st century. You may be surprised by what you see - there have been many changes to the hobby over our 40 year history. Come along and see for yourselves.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Wed 11th - Tappers MRC -  Evening Club Meet  - **Updated**
    Bromley Common Methodist Church, Bloomfield Road, Bromley, Kent
    This is our evening club meet. 1 test track for Electric and Clockwork . . 'Bring N Buy table. . Canteen. Bring something to run(3 rail coarse). 8 mins from Bromley South stn. Buses: 358. 208. 61. Families welcomed.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:2
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Basingstoke & North Hants Model Railway Society -  Open Day
    The Old Scout Hut, Stratton Park, Off Pack Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    We open our club doors and also borrow some space from the Scouts next door to set up as many layouts as we can and then add a few demonstrations. It's an opportunity for anyone to pop in, see what we're up to and ask us how we do it. All very informal and if you ask nicely, you could even drive the trains yourself. Tea & coffee available. Entrance FREE - and cark park FREE.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:6
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - 31a (Cambridge) Model Railway Club -  Cambridge Model Railway Exhibition
    Sawston Village College, New Road, Sawston, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    Since moving to this larger venue in 2012 and enlarging in 2013 and 2015, the Exhibition has continued to be a great success. The venue has easy access from all local main roads M11, A11 & A505 (Note: please see below for directions). The Exhibition features: Working Layouts, Full Trade Support, Club Stand, Demonstrations, Refreshments and a LARGE FREE CAR PARK. We try to cater for both the enthusiast and the mildly interested, with a cross section of scales and eras  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:12
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Fordingbridge Rotary Club -  Fordingbridge Model Railway Exhibition
    Avonway Community Centre, Shaftsbury Street, Fordingbridge, Hampshire
    This event is supported by many local model railway clubs, along with other model enthusiasts from the locality displaying their skills. History display from the Fordingbridge Museum. Trade stands will also form part of this event.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:18
    T:5
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Luton Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Stopsley High School, St. Thomas' Road, Luton, Bedfordshire
    The Luton MRC Exhibition is this year in the new school premises, which will provide a much better environment, together with improved parking facilities. A wide range of layouts in various scales and a good selection of traders & societies will be there.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:24
    T:10
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Newgog -  The South Wales 0 Gauge Show
    Lysaghts Institute, Orb Road, Newport, Gwent
    This will be our 5th Newgog Exhibition at the Lysaght Institute , this year we have 10 layouts, 11 traders and 5 demonstrators for you plus our usual Bring and buy and Noah's Ark raffle in aid of the Children's hospital in Cardiff. we are also going to bring along the portable track from Cardiff's model engineering society for an out of doors interest.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:11
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - East Surrey N Gauge -  20th Annual Exhibition
    St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Linkfield Lane, Redhill, Surrey
    Still the N gauge show of the South. ESNG is 21 this year, and this is our 20th show. We have the usual mix of N gauge layouts, including 2 modular layouts, and specialist traders. We are again at St Joseph' School, with the benefits of all exhibits on one level, free parking, and refreshments including real coffee!  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:5
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Bentley Model Railway Group -  Trainwest 2018
    Springfield Community Campus, Beechfield Road, Corsham, Wiltshire
    Trainwest is the largest model railway exhibition in Wiltshire and one of the major model railway shows in the West of England. The exhibition brings together the best layouts from all over. Britain, many of which have never before been exhibited in this part of the country. The layouts have been selected to represent a wide range of scale and gauge combinations and feature railways from Britain and overseas. Advance tickets save £2.00 per person - details on the web site.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:25
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Crawley Model Railway Society -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Tanbridge House School, Farthings Hill, Guildford Road, Horsham, West Sussex
    The school have assured us that internal building work will have finished and that there will be more car parking spaces and more exhibition space available this year.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:18
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Maryport Model Club -  11th Annual Model Show
    Netherhall School, Netherhall, Maryport, Cumbria
    (includes Free Programme) All Gauges Railway Layouts, Radio Controlled Boats, Model Planes, Trucks, Tanks, Scalextric Children’s Modelling Competition HANDS ON ACTIVITIES Trade Stands - Demonstrations Parking & Disabled Access  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:3
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Worldwide Group of the N Gauge Society -  2018 Annual Convention and Exhibition
    Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre, Packington Hill, Kegworth, Leicestershire
    The annual gathering of the WorldWide Group displaying a selection of mainly foreign N scale layouts. A friendly and relaxed day for modelers to gather and discuss their hobby with like minded friends. A variety of American and European layouts will be on show augmented by some static and modelling displays and a limited number of invited traders. Food and drinks will be available from the hotel bar. Visitors very welcome. Free parking at venue which is just off J24 of M1.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Pontypridd Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Newtown Llantwit Community Centre, Crown Hill, Llantwit Fardre, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
    Pontypridd MRC annual exhibition in Llantwit Fardre. Featuring a variety of layouts in different scales including N, 00, H0 and 0. Layout names and descriptions to follow when finalised. There will also be demonstration stands, a preservation society stand plus traders, along with a club sales stand. Refreshments will be available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:13
    T:2
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Gauge 1 Model Railway Association -  Gimra Spring Show
    Shepshed High School, Forest Street, Shepshed, Leicestershire
    An exhibition of the larger scales with Gauge 1 tracks operating with live steam and battery electric radio control. Gauge 3 and 16mm Associations in attendance. Bring and Buy stall. This show is open to the public.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:5
    T:30
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Chelmsford and District Model Railway Club -  The Small (Layouts) Model Railway Exhibition
    St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, St. Augustine Way, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex
    Now for the eighth year members and friends of Chelmsford & District Model Railway Club have come together to put on another model railway exhibition that features layouts under 16feet in length. All the proceeds are for the St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, North Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex and its work in the local community of this part of Chelmsford.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:3
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Twickenham & District MRC -  Club Showcase and Hobby Promotion  - **Updated**
    Twickenham Library, Garfield Road, Twickenham, Greater London
    A chance for new or returning modellers to meet the Club. We will be displaying three working layouts - 'Milton' an 'N' gauge modular layout, Northwick in '00', plus our new 'OO' Modern Image Diesel & Electric layout 'Eastgate', plus club info stand. More details of these layouts are on our club web page. We will be on the first floor of the Library.
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:3
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  • Sat 21st - De Havilland Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Methodist Church, Ludwick Way, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
    Two floors of exhibits all accessible to those with limited mobility. Over a dozen layouts and gauges from GN15 to G. Our famous club layout Havil Junction will be running together with Shabbey Road our infamous Underground Ernie layout for children and adults.The exhibition is supported by local traders and societies, free parking and refreshments available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:14
    T:7
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Festival of Model Tramways
    Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Greater Manchester
    Now in its thirtieth year, the Festival features the highest quality model tramway layouts and displays. There are sales stands to supply the modeller with all the necessary materials, kits, drawings, photographs, books etc., for model tram building. There is a competition, with a trophy given for the best model tram of the show (No competition entry fee, just bring along your models).
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
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  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Helston & Falmouth Model Railway Club -  A Spring Model Railway Show in Cornwall
    Helston Community College, Church Hill, Helston, Cornwall
    The Spring Show of the Helston & Falmouth Model Railway Club will be held on the 21st & 22nd April 2018 at Helston Community College ( North Site ), Church Hill, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 8NR. The exhibition will be open :- Saturday 21st April    10.00am to 5.00pm Sunday.  22nd April    10.00am to 4.00pm Disabled access. ample free car parking. Hot food will be served all day.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15
    T:8
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Liverpool Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Ian Robinson Sports Centre at Merchant Taylors, Liverpool Road. Crosby, Liverpool, Merseyside
    Once again we have strived to bring you the very best quality layouts and traders. At the exhibition you will find inspiration from enthusiasts wiling to share their passion and knowledge with you. You will find unique tools, locos and rolling stock both new and pre-used, so whatever you budget you will find something you want. The exhibition is excellent value and children under five go free with an adult.New this year for the children we have an out door sit on train Hope to see you there.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:19
    T:16
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Stourbridge Railway Society -  Stourbridge Model Railway Exhibition
    Bonded Warehouse, Canal Street, Stourbridge, West Midlands
    To follow  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:14
    T:6
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  • Sun 22nd - Amberly Services -  Public O Gauge Running Session
    St. Dunstan's Church Hall, Wakeman Road, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire
    Come and run your locos and stock on the AMBERLY Services test track or just sit and watch the trains go by. There will also be trade support from the AMBERLY Services stand as well as guest traders. Light refreshments are available and there is free parking in the adjacent public car park. The venue is an approximate 5 minute walk from Bourne End Station. PLEASE NOTE the admission price has increased to £5 per person.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:1
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 22nd - Stowmarket Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Midsuffolk Leisure Centre, Gainsborough Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk
    A warm family friendly event where the exhibition committee have sought a selection of first class layouts, covering various localities, real and imaginary, modelled in different eras and scales.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:11
    T:14
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Rotary Club of Fareham -  Rotarail 2018  - **Updated**
    Fareham College, Bishopsfield Road, Fareham, Hampshire
    This will be the sixth Rotarail exhibition held in Fareham College and our aim is to provide some fine layouts in most gauges. Parking is all on-site and plentiful, everywhere is wheelchair friendly and you can refresh yourself in their superb restaurant. This charity event raised £1, 400 in 2017 for 'Flat Spaces'and will be supporting them again this year.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:21
    T:13
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Mainly Narrow Gauge -  Model Railway Exhibition and Narrow Gauge Show
    Museum of Science and Industry, Garratt Suite, Liverpool Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester
    A Model Railway Exhibition and Narrow Gauge Show in support of the Gowrie Project.
    The show will feature 20+ Narrow Gauge layouts in all scales plus narrow gauge engineering displays and society stands. The venue itself is of historical significance being the site of the world’s first intercity rail station and eastern terminus of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The Museum also houses a collection of restored steam engines and locomotive  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20+
    T:15
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Hope Methodist Church -  Model Railway and Models of Yesteryear
    Rushden Academy, Hayway, Rushden, Northamptonshire
    Model Show in aid of a Methodist Centre in Higham Ferrers  MORE DETAILS HERE...

  • Sat 28th - St Mary's Model Railway Club -  5th Annual Exhibition
    St Mary's Church Hall, 376 High Road, South Benfleet, Essex
    Children accompanied by a paying adult come in FREE. All Proceeds in Aid of much needed Church Restoration Funds. Gratefully sponsored by Dapol, Bachmann Collectors Club, Railway Modeller and all Exhibitors. Regrettably parking on site severely limited to Blue Badge holders. Free parking however available in adjoining roads or Council car park 200 yds away  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:7-8
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Coventry and Warwickshire O Gauge Group -  Open Day  - **Updated**
    The Church of the Holy Cross, St Austel Road, Wyken, Coventry, Warwickshire
    Our full test track will be up and running bring along your stock to run, all welcome, demonstrations on all areas of railway modeling, during the day we will be holding our annual Coach building competition, Mike lee memorial trophy (Open to COVGOG membes) free entry free tea and biscuits, come along and meet a friendly group of modelers  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:2
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Sun 29th - Avon Valley Railway -  Boys & Their Toys
    Avon Valley Railway, Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol
    Enjoy a weekend of model railways from the members of the Avon Valley Railway. Various layouts in N, OO and Continental gauges. Go on a steam-hauled train service or brake van ride. Please note normal fares apply for train rides although admission to the model railway displays is included with your train ticket (Adults £8.00, Concessions £7.00, Children 5-14 £6.00, Family 2+2 £23.50), Under 5s FREE.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:1
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Sun 29th - Mechatronics International Ltd -  Mech Models Americana Open Weekend
    Unit 9, Lancaster Park, Newborough Road, Needwood, Burton on Trent, Staffs, Staffordshire
    After last years successful, first event we are running this Americana Open Weekend again in 2018, as well as the American Model Railroad layouts there will also be a display of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and American Muscle Car. There will be refreshments available and also FREE parking. At present we are still coordinating the layouts but these should be in the various scales, like last year when we had Z, N, HO, On30 and O gauge.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8-9
    T:4-6
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Sun 29th - Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club -  West Essex Modelrail
    St. Edwards School, London Road, Romford, Essex
    Large model railway exhibition, both general and fine scale, presented by Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club, featuring 20+ layouts supported by trade and society stands. FULLY WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE to all layouts. Refreshments both hot and cold. Large FREE car park. Arguably the best show, in terms of quality, in the county so please come and see for yourself.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20+
    T:15+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Sun 29th - Neepsend Model Railway Society (Sheffield) -  New For 2018 Our First Ever Exhibition
    Park Centre, Samson Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
    We are pleased to announce our first ever Model Railway Exhibition featuring a selection of quality layouts and supporting traders.The surrounding streets offer free parking and the venue is on the very frequent 120 bus route picking up outside Sheffield Midland Station. Additionally we will be providing a free mini bus to and from the Station (full details on our website) Adult entry ticket also entitles the holder to a free cup of tea or coffee. We look forward to seeing you at our exhibition.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12+
    T:5
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Sun 29th - Sutton Coldfield Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Bishop Walsh School, Wylde Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
    Accompanied children under 16 admitted free. Layouts, trade stands, preservation societies, audio visual presentations, sandwiches and light refreshments available. ample free parking.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 29th - German Railway Society -  Globalrail 2018
    Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire
    The German Railway Society presents GLOBALRAIL 2018. While predominantly German layouts will feature, there will also be other European (including UK), American and Asian layouts present in a variety of scales and gauges along with specialist trade support and a number of our fellow Continental-interest railway societies.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10+
    T:6+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 29th - Keighley Model Railway Club -  Spring Open Day
    The Clubrooms, Knowle Mill, South Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire
    Train minded people should pay us a visit at our Clubrooms in Knowle Mills, on South Street Keighley. Our Spring Open Day is on Sunday 29th April 2018. There will be Layouts of various gauges and scales. Refreshments are available, Free Parking and, Lift access. We are a friendly group of like minded people. COME AND JOIN US  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:13
    T:1
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

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