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Railex 2018 TICKETS COMPETITION COMING SOON....

Win Tickets to Risborough and District Model Railway Club
Railex 2018 Model Railway Exhibition.

Link and details to follow very shortly.

In conjunction with
Risborough and District Model Railway Club,
This will be your chance to win one of four Adult tickets to the
Railex 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 26th - Sun 27th May 2018

at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Stadium Approach, 
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP21 9PP.

RAILEX is a model railway exhibition that brings together the very best layouts and traders in one huge hall at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. The emphasis is on quality and Railex has some very large layouts that are not normally seen at other shows. A free vintage bus will run from Aylesbury railway station carpark to RAILEX and return up to every half hour Saturday and every hour on Sunday. Up to two children can be admitted free with each paying adult on Sunday only.
Railex 2018 Model Railway Exhibition 2018

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SCRS 2018 TICKETS COMPETITION NOW CLOSED

In conjunction with
Sutton Coldfield Railway Society,
This was your chance to win one of two Family tickets to the
SCRS 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 28th - Sun 29th April 2018

at Bishop Walsh School, Wylde Green Road, 
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B76 1QT.

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Club and to celebrate such an auspicious occasion we have 16 layouts on show including 6 from the Club itself. Highlights are Oakley from Roger Strike which exemplifies the steam era branch line, and Bear Creek Junction from Adrian Hall, a Warley National award winning American multi-gauge layout with stunning Colorado scenery.

Unfortunately the competition is now closed and the lucky winners are -
John Bryan - Belper, Derbyshire
Ivan Hughes - Rugeley
.
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 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.

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KEY to QUICKINFO Symbols:
Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
L:16
 No. of Traders
T:8
 Club Stand
CS
 Modelling Demos
Md
 Free ParkingFree Parking  Refreshments
 
Refreshments

June 2018

  • Sat 30th - Sun 1st July - North East of England N Gauge Group -  3rd Model Railway Exhibition
    Gateshead Masonic Hall, Alexandra Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
    The Club are working towards this being an annual event. This will be its third exhibition. It is the only exhibition in the north of England to be wholly dedicated to N Gauge. Layouts will be mainly those belonging to members and the club itself with at least one visiting layout. It is another opportunity to find out more about N Gauge modelling. The Club are always on the lookout for new members and are available to answer your questions.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8
    T:3
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 30th - Sun 1st July - The Exe Model Railway Society -  Exeter 2018 Model Railway Exhibition  - **Updated**
    The Matford Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter, Devon
    A warm welcome to the annual EXE M, R, S model railway exhibition which is widely regarded as one of the premier exhibitions in the South West.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:35 +
    T:15+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

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July 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 the usual monthly open day.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:4
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Beaconsfield & District MRC -  Beaconsfield Model Railway Exhibition
    The Beaconsfield School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
    Our 51st Exhibition will feature 18 layouts, along with full trade support. Free Parking. Our usual excellent catering will be available - Less than 5 minutes from M40 Juc.2 - fully signposted on the day. See our website for more information. The famous Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is close by, with reduced admission prices if you visit both them and us on the day. Free admission to wheelchair users as they will not have easy access to the stage area - the rest is wheelchair friendly.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:18
    T:14
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Exbury Club -  Model Railway Exihibition
    Exbury Club, Summer Lane, Exbury, Hampshire
    Large free car park and refreshments. Disabled access. Layouts in O, OO, N gauge. 10.30-5pm. Free ample car park . Admission £4 , accompanied children free. Proceeds to go to Alzheimer’s and cancer research . Refreshments. Further details please contact exburyclubgmail.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:9
    T:2
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - World of Motion and Barry Stockton Promotions -  Merseyside Hobbies and Model Railway Show
    Hulme Hall, Bolton Road, Port Sunlight, Merseyside
    Merseyside Annual Hobbies and Model Railway Show with Model Railway Layouts, Demonstrations, Club Stands and Displays of Model Boats, Slot Cars, Aircraft, Cars, Commercial Vehicles, Buses, Trams Diecast Toy etc. and includes a full compliment of Trade support. Why not visit our show and make a day of it and explore this beautiful popular tourist village of Port Sunlight with its many attractions.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:30
    T:20
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Pendle Forest Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Masonic Hall, Nelson Square, Burnley, Lancashire
    Hopefully a varied selection of layouts to provide interest and inspiration to all our visitors  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:8
    T:2
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - N Gauge Society North Wales Area Group -  North Wales N Gauge Model Railway Show
    Ysgol Porth Y Felin, Llanrwst Road, Conwy, Conwy
    Annual North Wales N Gauge Model Railway Show in the historic walled town of Conwy, North Wales. Large pay and display car park adjacent to venue which is 10 mins. walk from Conwy railway station. 12+ layouts plus traders attending. Good disabled access to venue. Show is predominantly N Gauge With a mix of members/club and visiting layouts.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12+
    T:3
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Basildon Model Railway Club -  Basildon 39th Model Railway Exhibition
    James Hornsby School, Leinster Road / Nicholas Lane, Laindon, Basildon, Essex
    For 2018 the show is again in 2 halls.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25
    T:25
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 8th - Selkent Model Railway Club -  Sevenoaks Model Rail Show
    Sevenoaks Primary School, Bradbourne Park Road, Sevenoaks, Kent
    We return for the third year, to the same location but now to a newly built venue which now gives full disabled access on one level, bigger halls and we have 20 layouts, 15 traders and the onsite cafe serves bottled real ales, Meantime Chocolate Porter, a selection of ciders and wine and lager, so best leave car at home and come by train as Sevenoaks BR and Bat & Ball BR are 800 yards away.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:15
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Gauge 1 Yorkshire Group -  Gauge One North
    Agricultural Business Centre, Haddon Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire
    The Gauge 1 Yorkshire Group will be promoting their GAUGE 1 NORTH Exhibition on 14th July 2018 at the Agricultural Business Centre, Haddon Road, Bakewell, DE45 1AH. This is the only live steam Gauge 1 exhibition to which the public are admitted. All layouts are Gauge 1 and use 45mm track.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:25+
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Crawley Signal Box Preservation Society -  Open Day Event
    Crawley Signal Box, High Street, Crawley, West Sussex
    Crawley Signal Box Preservation Society is pleased to announce another of it's popular open days at the box at the top of Crawley High Street by the level crossing. Come and find out how railway signalling worked in the days before computer control when chips were what the signalman had for tea. You can play at being a signalman and pull some levers. Admission is free but donations are welcome to aid the continuing maintenance of the signal box. We look forward to welcoming visitors.

  • Sat 14th - Robert Barclay Academy -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Robert Barclay Academy, Cock Lane, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
    FORMERLY SHEREDES SCHOOL, HODDESDON. Please visit us at our 25th annual model railway exhibition. All profits are given to the Academy for their chosen projects.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20+
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - South Hants Area Group -  Workshop Wise (South) 2018
    Fort Widley, Portsdown Hill Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire
    A day of practical modelling and demonstrations from members of the South Hants Area Group and other friends also with Hope Under Dinmore and an S4 Layout to look at too. Confirmation and full details to follow. SO BOOK THE DAY IN YOUR DIARY See also emgs/events/society-events and/or shmrc.uk/area-group  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:2
    Md
    Free Parking

  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre -  Rail Gala and Model Railway Exhibition
    Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, Station Road, Amberley, West Sussex
    Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre's Rail Gala will feature an intensive passenger and freight service on its 2 feet gauge line. The model railway exhibition will showcase layouts in a variety of scales and gauges along a light, industrial and narrow gauge theme backed up by traders and various railway societies. The entrance fee includes access to all the other exhibits on site.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:11
    T:4
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Moors Valley Railway -  Moors Valley Model Railway Exhibition
    Moors Valley Railway, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Dorset
    The Moors Valley Railway will be holding our annual model railway show over the weekend of 14/15th July. We will have 6 Layouts in attendance plus the railway will be running passenger train and demonstration goods trains. This event is free to all who travel on the train.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:6
    Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Barry and Penarth Model Railway Club -  40th Club Anniversary Model Railway Exhibition  - **Updated**
    St Cyres Comprehensive School, Sully Road, Penarth, Glamorgan
    The 40th Club Anniversary Exhibition is being held in Penarth at St Cyres Comprehensive School. A larger venue than previously used and is totally disabled/wheelchair accessible. Large free car park with disabled spaces. A free shuttle bus will operate from Cogan Railway Station
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:12
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Birtley Model Railway Engineers -  Club Open Day
    Birtley Community Centre, Ravensworth Road, Birtley, Tyne and Wear
    Club open day to replace our annual exhibition which we had to cancel this year due to heavy snowfall. Entry free although donations welcome  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:4
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Sussex Vintage Model Railway Collectors -  Summer Toy and Model Train Show
    Knoyle Hall, Knoyle Road, Preston Park, Brighton, East Sussex
    A friendly action packed nostalgia trip that highlights classics from the past like Hornby Trains, Dublo, Trix Twin, Tri-ang, Meccano and much more. Excellent support from specialist traders. Great refreshment service. Accompanied children free. Wheelchair access to main hall but regrettably not upstairs. Near Preston Park station, A23 and main bus routes. Unrestricted kerbside parking in the area. Why not visit the fabulous Brighton Toy and Model Museum on the same day?
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:8
    T:8
    Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Scarborough Area Model Trains -  Filey Model Railway Show
    St. Johns Church, West Avenue, Filey, North Yorkshire
    This is the first show in Filey. It will be raising money for the church rebuilding fund.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8
    T:1
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Pevensey Bay Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Pevensey Memorial Hall, Church Lane, Pevensey, East Sussex
    A small show but with high quality layouts. Disabled access is possible to most areas. The 99 bus (Eastbourne - Hastings) stops close by. Limited parking at the hall, but with additional parking nearby at the Castle. Refreshments and light lunches available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:15+
    T:7
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Stibbard Village Hall & Methodist Church -  Stibbard Model Railex 2018
    Village Hall, Guist Bottom Road, Stibbard, Fakenham, Norfolk
    This event is a joint first for Stibbard Village Hall & Methodist Church and will be spread across both buildings which are diagonally opposite each other. It features layouts in N, OO & O scales by Clubs and individuals from across Norfolk & beyond. It includes 2 that children - or their parents! - will be able to operate. There will also be trade support, a transport themed raffle and second hand sales. Hot and cold food will be available throughout the day plus local free parking.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:9
    T:1
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Chiltern Model Railway Association -  Modellers' Day  - **Updated**
    Parmiters School, High Elms Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire
    This is a modelling day primarily aimed at modellers from member clubs of the CMRA. It is a chance for them to show "how they do it" and to talk to like minded modellers. There will be demonstrations by invited people and illustrated talks from guest speakers, (to be advised). A buffet lunch is included in the price as is tea and coffee during the day. If you are not a member of a club belonging to the CMRA please contact me by telephone 01206 523686/07785 725000.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2-3
    T:12+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Cupar & District Model Railway Club -  Cupar Model Rail
    The Corn Exchange, St Catherines Street, Cupar, Fife
    Cupar & District Model Railway Club presents Cupar Model Rail - the 26th Show held in the town by the club. 15+ Working Layouts and Exhibits Trade Support & Refreshments Free Parking Available nearby  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:13
    T:6
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sun 22nd - 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 28th - Barnstaple Model Railway Club -  Exhibition
    Methodist Church Hall, Bear Street, Barnstaple, Devon
    Layouts Traders booked to date DETAILS TO FOLLOW INCLUDING LAYOUTS NEW TO THE SCENE
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10+
    T:5+
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - West Sussex N Gauge Society Group -  N Gauge Model Railway Show & N Gauge Society A.G.M
    The Forest School, Compton's Lane, Horsham, West Sussex
    The West Sussex Area Group of N Gauge Society are hosting their AGM. On the day of the show there will be an N Gauge exhibition open to the public. The show will last from 10am to 4.30pm with the AGM taking place in a seperate hall at 2.30. This hall will also hold the annual model making competition for NGS members only. There is free parking, refreshments and disabled access.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15+
    T:5+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Sun 29th - South Coast Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Arnewood School, Gore Road, New Milton, Hampshire
    Our 5th Annual Exhibition held as usual in the Arnewood School. Model railways in gauges of 0, Narrow gauge, EM, 00 and N. There is a Club stand together with visiting layouts plus trade support. ample free on site parking. Hot and cold Refreshments are available. As a special treat a Childrens Interactive Layout is available to children of all ages.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:012
    T:010
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Sun 29th - St Johns N'thusiasts -  St Johns Charity Exhibition
    St Johns School, Wheatly Avenue, Trent Vale, Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire
    Following the continuing success of the show we have planned a further event with the proceeds being donated to Midlands Air ambulance. ample free parking. Light refreshments. Disabled access. Due to the organisers retirement this is planned to be the last & final event at this venue.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15
    T:10
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 29th - Thirsk and District Model Railway Group -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Thirsk Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire
    The venue has limited on site parking but on street and free public parking is available in the Market Place and Tesco's (Time limited) which are both very close to the venue.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:12
    T:8
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

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