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In conjunction with
Hornby Magazine,
Here is your chance to win one of 5 pairs of tickets to the
The Great Electric Train Show 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 13th October - Sun 14th October 2018

at Arena MK, Stadium Way, 
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK1 1ST.

The Great Electric Train Show 2018 will take place on the weekend of October 13/14 with more than 30 layouts and 35 traders taking part. ArenaMK at Milton Keynes is a change of venue for this year’s show, offering a larger space and a more enjoyable experience for all who attend. Free parking will be available and a free bus service will operate between the railway station and ArenaMK throughout the day.

Competition ends Sat 29th September.


The Great Electric Train Show 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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Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
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March 2019

  • Sat 2nd - March & District Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition 2019
    Westwood Community Primary School, Maple Grove, March, Cambridgeshire
    Our model railway exhibition is returning to Westwood community junior school. Model railways in various scales, traders, demonstrations etc. There will be a live steam traction engine outside. Plenty of free parking.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 2nd - West Sussex N Gauge MRC -  Open Day
    Sompting Village Hall, West Street, Sompting, West Sussex
    West Sussex N Gauge MRC Open Day
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd - Leamington and Warwick Model Railway Society -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Leamington Spa College, Warwick New Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
    Back at the Leamington Spa College again, and hoping to be free of the snow that caused the cancellation of our 2018 exhibition. We will be brining you our usual mix of layouts, traders, and related societies in the pleasant modern surroundings of the Leamington college.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd - Mansfield St Peter's Model Railway Group -  Mansfield Model Railway Exhibition
    St Peter's Church Centre, Church Side, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
    It's the 11th Annual Mansfield St Peter's Model Railway Exhibition! A selection of layouts in various gauges, both steam and diesel plus trade stands. Come along and join us, there's something for all the family. All proceeds to St Peter's Church and local Scouts. After 2018's show where we carried on despite the snow it's safe to say we will be open come hail or high water :)  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 9th - Rotary Club of Newton Aycliffe -  Model Railway Exhibition
    The Youth Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, Durham
    Thomas will be back with his friends on a self drive layout, other great layouts in a wide range of scales are being finalised. Our regular traders will be back as will the preservation societies. The famous bacon butties will be out in force along with other all day refreshments. Full disabled access and free parking. The beneficiary charities are to be agreed  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20 +
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 9th - Narrow Gauge North Group -  Narrow Gauge North 2019
    Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Pudsey, West Yorkshire
    Disabled access to all areas except the stage Hot & Cold refreshments available Free parking Proceeds to Sue Ryder Care - Wheatfields, Leeds Additional information regarding exhibitors & traders will be added as they are confirmed. Please follow our website and facebook pages for updates.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 9th - Midarc -  Wombourne Model Railway Show
    Wombourne Civic Centre, Gravel Hill, Wombourne, Staffordshire
    This is the third model railway exhibition held in the beautiful Civic Centre in the centre of Wombourne. We are raising money for Sandys Legacy Retriever Rescue (follow on facebook)and other local community projects. In 2018 506 visitors attended the show, and not only do we target the model rail enthusiast we also encourage the local community to get involved and again in 2018, over 100 children attended the event. We hope that some of these will become the future of railway modelling  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 9th - Sun 10th - Keighley Model Railway Club -  The Keighley Model Railway Exhibition
    University Academy of Keighley, Greenhead Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire
    This year our exhibition is once again at the UAK. A larger and more friendly venue. Lots more to see and do. It will be an experience not be missed. See our website or Facebook page for more details and updates.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15 +
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 16th - Abingdon & District Model Railway Club -  Abrail 2019
    Abingdon and Witney College, Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
    Abingdon and District Model Railway Club will be holding their annual show at Abingdon and Witney Collage on Saturday 16th March 2019 from 10:00-17:00. Admission £8, with accompanied children free. The venue offers free parking, disabled access, and good catering. Visit our website for more details.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 16th - 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 16th - Sun 17th - East Grinstead Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Sackville School, Lewes Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex
    Loco building  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 16th - Sun 17th - Wimborne Railway Society -  Wimrail 2019
    Queen Elizabeth's School, Blandford Road, Wimborne, Dorset
    We welcome you to our biennial exhibition at the same venue as in 2017. There will be a wide range of layouts and displays with trade support and refreshments. Free parking at the school will be provided. More details of the exhibition will follow.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 23rd - Sun 24th - Wessex Miniature Steamers -  9th Wilton Model Engineering and Hobbies Exhibition
    Michael Herbert Hall, South Street, Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire
    This is the 8th Model Engineering and hobbies exhibition that we have held in Wilton. As always we will have highest quality models. There will be a range of attractions, Ships, Boats, Trains, Traction engines etc. There will be some operating models inside the hall and outside there will be several live steam engines. There will be some trade stands and the model engineers will help with information about the exhibits. There will be refreshments available. Profits will go to Salisbury hospital
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 30th - Horsham Model Railway Club -  Club Open Day
    St Leonard's Church Hall, Cambridge Road, Horsham, West Sussex
    Club Open day to showcase our activities including layouts under construction, "have-a-go"layout, club second hand stall and light refreshments  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 30th - Merseyside & South West Lancs Group of OO9 Society -  The Narrow Gauge Show Incorporating the OO9 Society Agm
    All Saints Parish Hall, Church Road, Rainford, NR St Helens, Merseyside
    The event is a narrow gauge model railway incorporating various scales/gauges. The event will also hold the OO9 society agm for 2019. This will take place in a seperate hall to the layouts and traders.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 30th - Essex N Gauge Show
    Weeley Village Hall, Clacton Road, Weeley, Essex
    For our third exhibition we return to Weeley Village Hall. Around 15 layouts plus trade support and catering for a great show. All Profits from the show are being donated to Essex and Herts Air ambulance in 2019  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

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