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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.


1st Hailsham Model Railway Show 2017



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

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May 2018

  • Sat 5th - Carmarthen Modellers' Club -  6th Annual Model Exhibition - 2018
    Carmarthen Library, 9 St Peters Street, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
    This Exhibition will be the Clubs 6th Annual event since its formation in 2012. Along with the Club Stand, there will be 24 members' & guest displays plus 16 trade stands. A Box-file section will be included again this year, based on the 'Great War' 1914-1918. Many new displays constructed over the winter period will be on view. as well as the clubs main winter project, Ferryside - 1940's plus 'Miniature Railways'. Several working layouts of trains & tramway
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 5th - Billericay MRG -  Second Exhibition
    Galleywood Heritage Centre, The Common (Off Margaretting Road), Chelmsford, Essex
    Following on from our first successful exhibition in 2017, the Billericay MRG announce their second Model Railway Exhibition.  MORE DETAILS HERE...

  • Sat 5th - Diss & District Model Railway Society -  Rickinghall Model Railway Show
    Rickinghall Village Hall, Hinderclay Road, Rickinghall, Diss, Norfolk
    Our 2018 Show will feature eighteen layouts from modellers all over East Anglia, including three on their very first public outings, with a large marquee attached to the Hall ensuring plenty of space for both people & exhibits. As well as quality layouts for enthusiasts, we have other attractions to make our Show an enjoyable one for all the family. We're easy to get to, with easy, free & ample on-site parking, and offer lots to see and do both on site and in the immediate area.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 5th - Scarborough Model Railway Show
    Westborough Methodist Church, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    This is the second year of an independent show in Scarborough. There will be two halls this year. Children under 14 free with an adult.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 5th - Sun 6th - Bradford Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Show
    The Sedbergh Centre, Huddersfield Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire
    Annual Model Railway Show presented by Bradford Model Railway Club. Various Layouts and Traders present with details to be announced closer to the time. Roadside Parking and Refreshments available
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 6th - 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 the usual monthly open day.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 6th - The Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway -  Bredgar and Wormshill Model Railway Show
    The Warren, Bredgar, Sittingbourne, Kent
    Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway's 1st Model railway show. This is being held in conjunction with their regular operating day. Included in the ticket price are unlimited train rides and access to the whole site. Family tickets is £25 for 2 adults + up to 3 children. More details to follow once confirmed.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 12th - Tynedale Trains -  Hexham Model Railway Show
    Hexham Auction Mart, Tyne Green, Hexham, Northumberland
    The second annual Hexham Model Railway Show will feature quality layouts, trade support and refreshments. This year we will be in the Tynedale Farmers Function Rooms inside the Hexham Auction Mart. ample free parking available and only a short walk from the train station.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 12th - Association of Larger Scale Railway Modellers Ltd -  ALSRM Annual Reading Show 2018  - **New Entry**
    The Rivermead Leisure Centre, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire
    The Annual ALSRM Show at the Rivermead Centre in Reading is the longest established and largest one day show in the UK catering for all scales/gauges from S Scale up to 7 1/4" Using all the areas of the Rivermead Centre the show has dedicated areas for traders, layouts, demonstrations and test track. A licensed bar including real ale is available as well as a full range of refreshments and an onsite car park the ALSRM continues to welcome society stands without charge for basic facilities.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 12th - Sun 13th - Mickleover Model Railway Group -  Derby Model Railway Exhibition
    The Roundhouse, Roundhouse Road, Pride Park, Derby, Derbyshire
    Mickleover Model Railway Group will be holding its 38th annual Derby model railway exhibition on 12th and 13th May. Bringing together a wide selection of high quality layouts and exhibits from across the country, they will cover British, European and American outline in a variety of scales. In addition, a comprehensive range of trade stands, demonstration displays and specialist societies will be also attending the show making over 70 stands in total.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 12th - Sun 13th - Glenrothes Model Railway Club -  Glenrothes Model Railway Exhibition
    Lomond Centre, Woodside Way, Glenrothes, Fife
    Glenrothes Model Railway Club annual exhibition. A family event with Lego Trains to entertain the young, traders to buy that part or item of rolling stock or just enjoy the layouts. The Lomond Centre has a very good café, parking and good disabled access.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 13th - Beds & Bucks Narrow Gauge Modellers -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Barton Village Hall, Hexton Road, Barton Le Clay, Bedfordshire
    This will be the thirteenth event, a friendly narrow gauge show, aimed at modellers working in scales from OO9 to G.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Ely & District Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    City of Ely Community College, Downham Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire
    This is our annual Exhibition with a good mix of popular scales and gauges, good trade support and demonstrations. There is easy disabled access to all areas except the stage in the main hall. Hot & cold drinks and refreshments will be available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Lutterworth Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Wycliffe Rooms, George Street, Lutterworth, Leicestershire
    Lutterworth Railway Society's 2018 Annual Model Railway Exhibition will be at the Wycliffe Rooms again in 2018. Layouts 11 minimum TBA of various gauges. Traders TBA. Club Stand. Refreshments. Parking close by some free. M1 Junct 20 4 mins, M6 Junct 2 8 Mins.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 19th - Sun 20th - The EM Gauge Society -  expoEM Spring 2018  - **Updated**
    Bracknell Leisure Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell, Berkshire
    Whether you model in OO, EM or P4 there will be inspirational layouts, 'show you how' demonstrations, by some of our leading modellers and over 40 specialist traders plus our very own Trade Stand and Members' Sales. Featuring at least 11 layouts in 4mm scale EM and P4 gauges, plus a 2FS visiting layout. Whether you model in OO, EM or P4 there will be inspirational layouts, 'show you how' demonstrations by some of our leading modellers and over 40 specialist traders; plus  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Sun 20th - Salisbury and South Wilts Railway Society -  Salisbury Model Railway Exhibition 2018
    Michael Herbert Hall, South Street, Wilton, Wiltshire
    Our friendly two day show is again in Wilton three miles west of Salisbury. South St leads off market square. We have a broad selection of layouts and trade support. Wheelchair access to main hall, toilets and refreshment area. Access to stage is by a short flight of stairs.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 26th - Bridlington (Area) Railway Modellers and Train Enthusiasts Society -  Bridlington Model Railway Show
    Christ Church Hall, Quay Road, Bridlington, East Yorkshire
    Layouts in different gauges including N, 00 O 7mmNG and EM plus traders offering a selection of model railway goods  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 26th - Sun 27th - Bala Lake Railway -  The Great Little Trains of Wales Model Railway Exhibition
    Ysgol Y Berwyn Secondary School, On the A4212, Bala, Gwynedd
    Welcome to the third Great Little trains of Wales model Railway exhibition in the town of Bala, in the beautiful Welsh valley, in a new and re-furbished school, in three halls, easy access, free parking, full refreshments, a free vintage bus service linking the exhibition and the live steam 2 feet gauge Bala Lake Railway alongside the lake for a 4.5 mile return trip, plus a vintage transport show at the railway, lots of local caravaning and camp sites, come and join us for a great weekend.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

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