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In conjunction with
Silverfox DCC Model Railway Club,
Here is your chance to win one of three Family tickets to the
Silverfox DCC MRC 2017 Exhibition
on Sat 12th - Sat 12th August 2017.

at Oakgrove School, Brickhill Street, 
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK10 9JQ.

More space at the same venue as last years exhibition, with 19 traders(some new) plus 34 layouts, featuring 48' Warton Road Gauge 3, also outdoor train rides provided by the Milton Keynes Model Engineering Society, 1st Cheddington Scouts Train Simulator and a Classic Car Display, something for all the family.

Competition ends Sat 5th August.


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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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...
    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.

  • 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
    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
    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
    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 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - East Surrey N Gauge -  20th Annual Exhibition  - **Updated**
    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
    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
    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 T to G. Our famous club layout Havil Junction will be running together with Shabbey Road our updated 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
    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...
    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
    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
    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
    Free Parking Refreshments

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

  • 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
    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
    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
    Free Parking Refreshments

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