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1ST HAILSHAM MODEL RAILWAY SHOW
TICKETS COMPETITION NOW OPEN

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND THE COMPETITION ENTRY FORM.

In conjunction with
Healthy Living Club Committee,
Here is your chance to win One Family ticket (2+2) to the
1st Hailsham Model Railway Show Exhibition
on Sat 2nd December 2017

at Civic Centre, Vicarage Lane, 
Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 2AX.

1st Hailsham Model Railway Show, this is a fundraiser with all proceeds going to the Healthy Living Club Committee to fund the Towns Healthy Living Club.

Competition ends Sun 26th November.

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1st Hailsham Model Railway Show 2017

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Warley 2017 TICKETS COMPETITION NOW CLOSED

In conjunction with
Warley Model Railway Club,
This was your chance to win a pair of Adult Tickets to the
Warley 2017 Exhibition
on Sat 25th - Sun 26th November 2017

at National Exhibition Centre, A45 - M42, 
Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT.

Warley National Model Railway Exhibition, the UK's largest Model Railway show, opens its doors in November as usual. The world renowned event is also a fun day out for local families, and the premier model railway show in the UK. This year Warley MRC celebrate their 50th show and the 25th at the NEC with over 90 model railway layouts to see and enjoy. As usual there will be a huge trade interest with all the major model manufacturers and most of the smaller ones on hand.

Unfortunately the competition is now closed and the lucky winners are -
1st Prize (2 adult tickets) - Mark Carlin, Mexborough
2nd Prize (1 adult ticket) - David Bradley, Northwich
.
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.

Warley National Model Railway Exhibition 2017

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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Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
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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
    T:2TBC
    Md
    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

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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
    Md
    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
    Md
    Refreshments

  • 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
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - West Wiltshire Model Railway Circle -  Spring Model Railway Exhibition
    Holt Village Hall, Trowbridge, The Street, Holt, NR Trowbridge, Wiltshire
    Expanded annual exhibition, new Venue, new date. Layouts in Z, N, OO, EM, and O gauges, plus practical model making and loco checking. Club Secondhand stall along with new and secondhand traders. Small village near Trowbridge with ample free parking  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10+
    T:2+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Norwich Railway Heritage and Model Society -  Norwich Model Railway Exhibition
    Hellesdon High School, Middletons Lane, Norwich, Norfolk
    15 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:15
    T:14
    CS
    Md
    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 - 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

  • 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
    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 - 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 3 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 - 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
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Worldwide Group of the N Gauge Society -  2018 Annual Convention and Exhibition  - **New Entry**
    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
    Md
    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
    CS
    Md
    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
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • 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
    Md
    Refreshments

  • 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
    Md
    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
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • 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
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Rotary Club of Fareham -  Rotarail 2018
    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 - 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 - 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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