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

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October 2019

  • Sat 5th - Broadland Model Railway Club -  Aylsham Model Railway Exhibition
    Jubilee Centre, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk
    This is the 12th consecutive Annual Model Railway Exhibition the Broadland Model railway Club has held in Aylsham which is again sponsored by the Bure Valley Railway. Further details will be added to this and the Club's web site as they become available. Free Parking at the Bure Valley Railway Station where a classic bus will be providing free travel between the station and the exhibition centre. There will also be free entry to the exhibition for full fare paying passengers of the Bure Valley
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:15
    T:8
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 5th - Daventry Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Daventry Methodist Church Hall, Golding Close, Daventry, Northamptonshire
    Daventry Model Railway Club, there are 10 Layouts plus the Test Track ,4 traders. Tea, Coffee and Cakes will be on sale. Adults at £3 Children under 16 free. Free Parking across the road   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:4
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 5th - Sudbury Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    St Peters Church, Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk
    39th exhibition organised by the Sudbury Club  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16
    T:6
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 5th - Sun 6th - Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club -  Becontree Model Railway Showcase  - **Updated**
    Bethel Christian Centre, 170 Bennets Castle Lane, Dagenham, Greater London
    Our fourth annual club showcase, where the idea is to promote the activities of the club to prospective members, the public at large and to provide a platform for being active in the community close to where the club is based. Free entry for children under 16 when ACCOMPANIED otherwise a £2 entry fee applies.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:4
    T:2
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 5th - Sun 6th - Dorking & District Model Railway Club -  Autumn Exhibition
    Oddfellows Hall, 270 High Street, Dorking, Surrey
    The autumn show of the Dorking & District Model Railway Club showcasing the Clubs layouts together with guest layouts from Club Members and others.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 5th - Sun 6th - Shildon Model Railway Club -  33rd Annual Exhibition
    Locomotion NRM Museum, Off Dale Road, Shildon, Durham
    FREE ENTRANCE This will be our 33rd exhibition and will be bigger and better with more traders and exhibits. This is now a very popular show with over 4,500 visitors in 2018. Why not come along and enjoy one of the most popular shows in North East England, meet friends old and new. This is a great day out for families as well as railway enthusiasts. With extra free parking, cafe, play area and all the fantastic railway exhibits. Plus STEAM TRAIN rides (Small museum charge applies)  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25 +
    T:35 +
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 5th - Sun 6th - Wigan Finescale Railway Modellers -  Wigan Model Railway Exhibiton
    Robin Park Leisure Centre, Loire Drive, Wigan, Greater Manchester
    Wigan 52nd model railway exhibitioon 2019 more details to follow soon   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:30+
    T:40+
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 12th - Heywood Model Railway Group -  Open Day
    Unit 4 Park Works, River Street, Heywood, Lancashire
    Admission free (Donations appreciated) layouts in N to G scale bring your own locos and stock to run, DCC in all gauge,s plus A 3 rail Hornby Dublin Layout
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8-12
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 12th - Chris Crafts and Model Railways -  Yealmpton Model Railway Exhibition
    Yealmpton Community Centre, Stray Park Road, Yealmpton, Devon
    Annual model railway exhibition with 13+ layouts ranging from N, HO, OO, O, G scale, and 3 + traders. Refesments availble, Accompanied children (u14) free  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10+
    T:3+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 12th - Sun 13th - Farnham and District MRC -  45th Annual Exhibition
    Alderwood Leisure Centre, Tongham Road, Aldershot, Hampshire
    Entrance includes free show guide. Over 20 layouts and 30 traders are expected - see our web site for full details.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:23
    T:30
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 12th - Sun 13th - Christchurch Model Railway Club -  Christchurch Model Railway Exhibtion
    Bournemouth School For Girls, Castle Gate Close, Off Castle Lane West, Bournemouth, Dorset
    Christchurch Model Railway Club annual exhibition We welcome all ages to come enjoy the Exhibition with many new and exciting layout this year and fun for the children. Have a drink and some home made cake and shop till you drop with some op class traders  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:18
    T:9
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 13th - Oxford and District Model Railway Club -  Oxrail 2019 Incorporating Zedex
    Abingdon & Witney College, Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
    Oxford & District Model Railway Club are proud to present OXRAIL 2019 incorporating ZEDEX the convention for Z scale modellers. A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY SUNDAY 13th OCTOBER 2019. To date we have 20 confirmed layouts Z to O these will be listed in the new year along with other information about the show. So watch this space.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25+
    T:10+
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Chelmsford and District Model Railway Club -  Chelmsford 36th Model Railway Exhibition
    St John Payne School, Patching Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex
    Our 36th annual exhibition in Chelmsford, a friendly and relaxed show for all the family. Adults (aged 17 & above) £5.00, Children (aged 12-16 inclusive) £2.00. Free entry for under 12's when accompanied by a paying adult. Most of the exhibition area is suitable for wheelchairs with only the stage being inaccessible. Free parking on site. Featuring a selection of high quality layouts and traders. Plus our usual, 2nd hand stall, Refreshments and Drive a train layout.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:17
    T:12
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Hillingdon Railway Modellers -  Test Track Open Day
    Yiewsley Baptist Church Hall (Side Entrance), 74 Colham Avenue, Yiewsley, Hillingdon, Greater London
    Bring your O, OO, or N gauge locos and trains to run on our club's three test tracks. DC and DCC is available, but sorry no "live steam". Please note: This is NOT an exhibition but a chance to meet fellow modellers and try out your models. Expert help is on hand from knowledgeable club members if you have any problems with your models, and we very much welcome new members should you wish to join the club. Refreshments will be available all day.
    QUICKINFO: 
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Earl Shilton Scout Group -  Hinckley Model Railway Exhibition
    St Peters R.C. Church Hall, Leicester Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire
    18 Layouts expected including 0 / 00 & N gauge & 3 trade stands
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:18
    T:4
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Marlow, Maidenhead Model Railway Club -  Maidenhead O Gauge
    Knowl Hill Village Hall, Bath Road, Knowl Hill NR Maidenhead, Berkshire
    Specialist O gauge shop presented by Marlow, Maidenhead Model Railway Club

  • Sat 19th - Chantilly Grey Ltd -  Shrewsbury Model Railway Show
    The United Reform Church, Coleham Head, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
    Following the popularity and success of our first model railway show in October 2018, we are back! We will have a super display of layouts in various gauges, an opportunity for you to browse related trade stands and a chance for you to meet up with fellow modellers both old and new! It will be a family friendly event, with something for all to enjoy. Our Whistle Stop Cafe will be open for the duration of the event so come and make a day of it, we would all love to see you
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15+
    T:6+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Winchester -  American & Continental O Gauge Exhibition
    Kings School, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire
    The only O gauge exhibition concentrating solely on American and Continental modelling in Southern England if not the whole of Britain. As well as layouts and traders there will be one or two society stands, a bring and buy and a test track with facilities for fine and coarse scale running. There are a variety of refreshments including the now legendary all day cooked breakfast.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:6
    T:6
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Midarc -  Wombourne Autumn Model Rail Exhibition
    Wombourne Civic Centre, Gravel Hill, Wombourne, Staffordshire
    Our first Autumn Exhibition organised at the request of many layout owners and traders, this is following the success of our first 2 Spring Exhibitions where visitor numbers have exceeded 500. Our 2019 Spring Exhibition is 9th March 2019  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:7
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Sun 20th - Halesworth & District Model Engineering Society -  The Lowestoft Model Engineering and Model Making Exhibition
    Ormiston Denes Academy, Yarmouth Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk
    Displays by a diverse range of local modelling clubs and individuals - 100's of Super exhibits, Model engineering, Stationary engines running on compressed air, Model Railways, Model Boats, Model Aircraft, Radio controlled trucks, Plastic Modelling, Steampunk, Dolls houses, Clocks, Wargaming etc. all inside. Outside (weather dependant) will be a miniature railway giving rides, Miniature traction engines, Control line aircraft flying, Blacksmith display. A Family Friendly Event  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:6
    T:4
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Sun 20th - Lincoln & District Model Railway Club -  Post Modernisation Exhibition
    Lady Eastwood Pavilion, Newark Showground, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire
    Running alongside our February exhibition at the Newark Showground, the Lincoln & District Model Railway Club are pleased to announce this Post Modernisation Exhibition. Approximately 25 layouts will be attending with various gauges seen, Running a variety of stock including green & blue diesels, everything in between and right upto the current traction seen on todays railways. 18 traders have been booked alongside demonstrators, clubs and societies.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25
    T:18
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Sun 20th - Uckfield Model Railway Club -  35th Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition
    Uckfield Civic Centre, Civic Approach, Uckfield, East Sussex
    The 2019 Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition will once again be featuring a selection of some of the best quality layouts around. There will be full trade support as well as demonstration & society stands. Restaurant within the Civic Centre will be open throughout the weekend. Up to two children (aged 5 to 15 inclusive) will be admitted free if accompanied by an Adult. Unaccompanied & additional children £4.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16
    T:15
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Sun 20th - Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association -  Wirksworth Model Railway
    Wirksworth Town Hall, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire
    This year we will be Bigger & Better we will have 4 Halls Town Hall,Parish Room,Memorial Hall & Wellspring Church Hall. Also on production of your entry ticket you can have a free ride on our 2FT Gauge located at the Railway Station as well as a reduced rate on the full size Railway so make the most of what we have to offer   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10+
    T:8+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 20th - Poole and District Model Railway Society -  Poole Model Railway Exibition
    Poole Grammar School, Gravel Hill, Poole, Dorset
    This year the Poole exhibition will be moving to a new date. Same location and possibly an extra hall. Layout details will be posted closer to the time.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 20th - Central Southern 0 Gauge Group -  Annual Exhibition
    Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne Minster, Dorset
    Our annual exhibition with layouts and test track for fine and course scale (no live steam) and trade stands  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:7
    T:11
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 26th - Newbury Model Railway Club -  Newbury Model Railway Exhibition 2019
    St Bartholomew's School, Buckingham Road, Newbury, Berkshire
    Newbury MRC have moved our exhibition to our new date of 26th October. The exhibition will have a number of high quality layouts, traders for all of your modelling needs, demonstrations to show how its done and our popular children's layout. The venue at St Bartholomew's School is wheelchair friendly and has a large, free car park  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16
    T:9
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 26th - Newhaven & District MRC -  The Seaford Model Railway Show
    Seaford Baptist Church, Belgrave Road, Seaford, East Sussex
    Layouts in most gauges, Trade stands and refreshments. Seaford railway stn within walling distance. Buses 12 & 12a from Brighton & Eastbourne stop at Seaford British Legion.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 26th - Greenwich & District Narrow Gauge Railway Society -  Expo Narrow Gauge 2019
    White Oak Leisure Centre, Hilda May Avenue, Swanley, Kent
    ExpoNG is the familiar name for 'Expo Narrow Gauge®', the model railway exhibition dedicated to modelling narrow gauge railways in all their forms. Held annually at the end of October by the Greenwich and District Narrow Gauge Railway Society in Swanley, England, it is the premier specialist Narrow Gauge railway modelling event held in the UK and probably the biggest in Europe.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:18
    T:30+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 26th - Newtown Model Railway Society -  Mid Wales Model Railway Show
    The Town Hall, High Street, Welshpool, Powys
    The Mid Wales Model Railway Show is now an established annual event and takes place on 2 floors of the Town Hall, Welshpool. The venue is 10 minutes walk from the Mainline Railway Station and 10 minutes walk from the Welshpool & Llanfair Railway at Raven Square (see WLLR website for timetable). Ample parking is nearby. Accompanied children have FREE admission.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:4
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 26th - Sun 27th - 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.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:6
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 26th - Sun 27th - Hazel Grove Model Railway Society -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Hazel Grove Sports Centre, Jacksons Lane, Hazel Grove, Cheshire
    Model Railway Exhibition at Hazel Grove Sports Centre in the grounds of Hazel Grove High School.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20+
    T:14
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 27th - Cornwall O Gauge Group -  Cornwall Model Railway Exhibition 2019
    Carn Brea Leisure Centre, Station Road, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall
    The Cornwall Model Railway Exhibition returns again to the Carn Brea Leisure Centre this October. Building upon the success of previous exhibitions we plan to make this year's even better. It is a multi-gauge show with exhibits in T gauge to Gauge 1, and displays of vintage toys and trains, as well as demonstrations and support from local traders.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:14+
    T:8+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

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