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June 2019

  • Sat 1st - Sleaford MRC -  Model Railway Show 2019  - **Updated**
    St Georges Academy, West Gate, Sleaford, Lincolnshire
    The next adventure into model railways in the Sleaford area! Lots to see and do!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 1st - Sun 2nd - Diesel and Electric Modellers United (Demu) -  DEMU Showcase
    Meadowside Leisure Centre, High Street, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire
    DEMU Showcase is the premier event for D&E modelling in the UK with superb layouts and many of the leading traders in this field. This year we are moving to the Meadowside Leisure Centre in the centre of Burton on Trent. This gives us a larger, more accessible venue with on-site parking and still a short walk from the Railway Station. DEMU members receive reduced admission. For modellers of the D&E era this is the event not to miss!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sun 2nd - 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 another 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

  • Sat 8th - West Bromwich Rail Model Club -  Annual Show
    Bilston Sports & Social Club, 71 Wellington Road, Bilston, West Midlands
    West Bromwich club holds it 3rd annual show at the same venue. With layouts in all gauges o, oo, N and trade stands .We are on local bus services from BIRMINGHAM to WOLVERHAMPTON number 79 , also METRO from BIRMINGHAM to WOLVERHAMPTON get off at the CRESCENT STOP IN BILSTON WE ARE JUST OVER THE ROAD. Come and join this friendly club in a great day .  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 8th - Marlow Maidenhead Model Railway Club -  Knowl Hill 2019
    Knowl Hill Village Hall, Bath Road, Knowl Hill NR Maidenhead, Berkshire
    Summer show presented by Marlow, Maidenhead Model Railway Club with layouts, demonstrations in model making, light refreshments and trade support.

  • Sat 8th - Mendip Model Railway Group -  Model Railways - an Exhibition of Fine Scale Modelling
    Warminster Civic Centre, Sambourne Road, Warminster, Wiltshire
    Model Railways is presented again by the Mendip Model Railway Group. A balance of layouts, traders and demonstrators showing some of the best in fine scale railway modelling will include exhibition debuts for some renowned exhibits. Some of the best modellers in the country will be showing you what they are doing. So come along on exhibition day, and enjoy the show, which we believe will greatly entertain you, and while with us don't forget to sample some of our delicious home made cakes!  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 8th - Sun 9th - Chesterfield Railway Modellers -  Peak Model Railway Exhibition 2019
    Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, Derbyshire
    The 2019 Peak Model Railway Exhibition again takes place at our established venue in Bakewell, the friendly town at the heart of the Peak District. The venue has step free access with a completely flat floor and is surrounded by a large pay and display car park. On site are a cafe and bar with the town centre being a short level walk away with many shops, cafes and pubs. Bakewell is well served by frequent bus services from the surrounding cities, towns and villages.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 8th - Sun 9th - Strathclyde O Gauge Group -  Glasgow 2019  - **Updated**
    Pollokshaws Burgh Hall, 2025 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire
    GlasGOw 2019 is the 19th year of Scotland's major gauge O only event. The halls are opposite Pollokshaws West station on the East Kilbride/Barrhead lines or 5-10 minutes walk from Shawlands station on the Cathcart Circle. Bus services 3/57A (First) and 3 (McGills) pass the door. by car follow the signs for the Pollok Country Park & Burrell Collection from M77 Junction 2 or M8 Junction 22 - the halls are on the opposite side of the road. Accompanied children are admitted free.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Fri 14th - Sun 16th - Great Central Railway -  The Model Event  - **Updated**
    Quorn & Woodhouse Station, Woodhouse Road, Quorn, Leicestershire
    The Model Event is to be held for the sixth year after its successful launch in 2014. It will be spread across Loughborough, Quorn and Rothley Stations, where visitors can buy an all inclusive ticket to travel on the only main line double tracked heritage railway in the country and stop off at one or all of the exhibition sites at each station, i.e. travel behind the real thing to the model equivalent. Early bird tickets will be available for on line bookings up to May 1st 2019.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 15th - Hazel Grove and District Model Railway Society -  Open Day  - **Updated**
    Hazel Grove Methodist Church Hall, Wesley Street, Hazel Grove, Stockport, Cheshire
    The Society's annual Open Day. Entrance is free. There is a chair lift to the upper floor. Tea, coffee and biscuits available  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 22nd - Sun 23rd - Gauge 1 Model Railway Association -  Woodvale Transport Festival  - **Updated**
    Victoria Park, Rotten Row, Southport, Merseyside
    An annual event with model trains, model boats, military vehicles, vintage and classic cars with over 400 cars on display on Sunday. Musical entertainment by Mike Byrne, of Radio Merseyside fame. Plenty of childrens activities, camping on site, public catering marquee and bar tent. Arena attractions with dog display, performing horses, duck and sheep racing and much, much, more.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 29th - Braintree & Halstead MRC -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree, Essex
    Braintree & Halstead Model Railway Club annual exhibition on Saturday 29 June 2019 at Bocking Arts Theatre next to Argos Braintree town centre. At least 14 layouts in various gauges. New and second hand model railway traders. Modelling demonstrations. Society stands. Hot and cold food available. No parking but three car parks within three minutes walk. Braintree railway station five minutes walk. East Anglian Railway members discount on presentation of club card. CM7 9AE  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 29th - Sun 30th - The Bluebell Railway -  The 8th Bluebell Model Railway Show
    The Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, NR Uckfield, East Sussex
    The Bluebell Railway will be holding its 8th annual Model Railway Show over the weekend of the 29th and 30th of June 2019. The show will see more exciting layouts, modelling demonstrations and new traders.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

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