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October 2020

  • Sat 3rd - Broadland Model Railway Club -  Aylsham Model Railway Exhibition
    Jubilee Centre, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk
    This is the 13th 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 BVR.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
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    L:14
    T:9
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  • Sat 3rd - Hillingdon Railway Modellers -  Test Track Open Day
    Yiewsley Baptist Church Hall, 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:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
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  • Sat 3rd - Telford Railway Modellers Group -  Annual Exhibition
    Charlton School, Apley Avenue, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire
    New improved venue in the Sports Hall. FREE parking on-Site; wheelchair access; refreshments (Including home made cake). Thomas OO will be available for the children to show their operating talents.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25
    T:8
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  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Fareham & District Model Railway Club -  Fareham Railex 2020
    Fareham Leisure Centre, Park Lane, Fareham, Hampshire
    The Annual Exhibition of the Fareham and District MRC. This event will include the launch of another commemorative wagon, this time a 5 plank open wagon branded for Fontley Brickworks. Free Heritage Bus Service provided by SDTHT from Fareham Rail Station to venue. All adults pay for admission, each paying adult may bring in up to 2 children free.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:27
    T:19
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  • Sun 4th - King's Lynn O Gauge Group -  East Anglian O Gauge Celebration
    British Sugar Corporation Social Club, Hollow Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
    King's Lynn O Gauge Group, North East Essex O Hauge Group, Norfolk Mardlers, Waveney Valley Group are the organisers of this Event. Surplus funds will be donated to the East Anglian Air Ambulance. Commission free Bring & Buy   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:5
    T:8
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  • Sun 4th - 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
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  • Sun 4th - Guildford 0 Gauge Group -  Autumn Open Day
    Normandy Village Hall, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, Guildford, Surrey
    Large scenic layout with full length trains running. small fully detailed layout running with full DCC operation. test track with five tracks available for customers to run their own locos and stock, with provision for three rail operation, trade support and bring and buy stand. enjoy tea ,sandwiches and delicious cakes as you watch the trains go by.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:7
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  • Sun 4th - Museum of Power -  Model Exhibition and Steam Show
    Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford Near Maldon, Essex
    Exhibiton of Models Steam Engines, Model trains and boats. Marshall our triple expansion engine, working on steam. Astaria model village open and refreshments in our Steam Pump Tea Room available Miniature Train (7 1/4 Gauge) rides £1.00   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:9
    T:5
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  • Sat 10th - Heywood Model Railway Group -  Open Day
    Club Rooms, Unit 4, Park Works, River Street, Heywood, Greater Manchester
    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
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  • Sat 10th - St Michael & All Angels Church -  23rd Charity Wilmington Model Railway Exhibition 2020
    St. Michael's & All Angels Church Hall, Church Hill (B258), Wilmington, Kent
    The 23rd Charity Wilmington Model Railway Exhibition will once again use the Church and the Parish Centre for 2020, along with the Church Hall. Please note that the show will take place on Saturday ONLY. The Erith Model Railway Society will continue to provide material assistance to this show, which will feature at least 10 layouts plus trade support, charity raffle and light refreshments, making over 20 stands in total. Please check our website for further details. Thank you.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:10+
    T:5+
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  • Sat 10th - 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 10th - Sun 11th - Farnham & District Model Railway Club -  46th Annual Exhibition
    Alderwood Leisure Centre, Tongham Road, Aldershot, Hampshire
    Entrance includes free show guide. Refreshments available from 9.30. Over 20 layouts and 30 traders are expected - See our web site for full details.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:30
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  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - 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 top class traders  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:18
    T:8
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  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Dundee Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Ardler Community Complex, Turnberry Avenue, Dundee, Angus
    This it a NEW VENUE and we welcome all who were at our previous one and the new and curious. We have gone back to a Hobbies Show and welcome one and all as there should be something for all the family   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:8
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  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Shildon Model Railway Club -  34th Annual Exhibition  - **Updated**
    Locomotion NRM Museum, Off Dale Road, Shildon, Durham
    FREE ENTRANCE This will be our 34TH exhibition and will be bigger and better with more traders and exhibits. This is now a very popular show with over 5000 visitors in OCTOBER 2020. 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
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  • Sun 11th - Chiltern 7mm Group -  The C7g Show - High Wycombe
    Wycombe Leisure Centre, Handy Cross, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
    This a placeholder entry for a new 7mm focused Model Railway Show in the Chilterns Area - More details to follow  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:30+
    CS
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  • Sun 11th - Oxford & District Model Railway Club -  Oxrail 2020 Incorperating Zedex  - **New Entry**
    The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire
    Oxford & District Model Railway Club are very pleased to announce that we are bring OXRAIL & ZEDEX back to our home town of Oxford at the Cherwell School. We look forward to seeing visitors old and new at our new venue, where you can expect the same high standards and friendly faces You have come to expect when visiting OXRAIL.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:30+
    T:10
    CS
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  • Sat 17th - Crowle and District Model Railway Society -  Railway Exhibition
    Crowle Community Hall, Woodland Avenue, Crowle, Lincolnshire
    This is the first exhibition from our new club.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8-10
    T:1
    CS
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  • Sat 17th - 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:9
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  • Sat 17th - Midarc -  Wombourne Autumn Model Railway Show
    Wombourne Civic Centre, Gravel Hill, Wombourne, Staffordshire
    Our Annual Autumn Exhibition Details of layouts and traders booked will appear in the New Year
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:18+
    T:7
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Corby & District Model Railway Society -  Corby Exhibition
    St. Peter & Andrew Church Hall, Beanfield Avenue, Corby, Northamptonshire
    Corby & District MRS's 2 day exhibition in Corby.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:14
    T:3
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Lincoln & District Model Railway Club -  Post Modernisation Exhibition 2020  - **New Entry**
    Lady Eastwood Pavilion, Newark Showground, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire
    (Family ticket 2 Adults & upto 4 Children) 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. 20 traders have been booked alongside demonstrators, clubs and s  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25
    T:20
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Uckfield Model Railway Club -  36th Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition
    Uckfield Civic Centre, Civic Approach, Uckfield, East Sussex
    The 2020 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:16
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  • Sun 18th - Guildford Model Engineering Society -  Stoke Park Railway Open Afternoon
    Stoke Park, London Road, Guildford, Surrey
    GMES Open Afternoon featuring model steam train rides, 16mm & G1 garden railways and permanent 4mm (OO) Great Western Railway layout. Free admission, free parking, refreshments available.
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    L:1
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  • Sun 18th - Poole and District Model Railway Society -  Poole Model Railway Exibition
    Poole Grammar School, Gravel Hill, Poole, Dorset
    We will have lots layouts in four halls as well as modeling demonstrations and trade support several modeling shops. There's free parking at the school as well as snacks and refreshments served all day.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 18th - Central Southern O 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
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    Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Carmarthen Modellers Club -  8th Annual Model Exhibition
    Llangunnor Primary School, Penymorfa Lane, Llangunnor, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
    This years Model Exhibition will be held at a new venue in Carmarthen in October. We have secured a booking at the Llangunnor Primary School for October half-Term. There is ample car-Parking & the venue is within walking distance of the town & railway station. Club members will be displaying many of their creations & local model traders will be in attendance. A 'come & try it ' table will offer youngsters an opportunity to make their own model to take home
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:24
    T:5
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Newbury Model Railway Club -  Newbury Model Railway Exhibition 2020
    St Bartholomew's School, Buckingham Road, Newbury, Berkshire
    Newbury MRC have moved our exhibition to our new date of 24th October. The exhibition will have 16 high quality layouts. Traders are attending to supply all of your modelling needs and there will be demonstrations to show how it's done together with our popular children's layout. The venue at St Bartholomew's School is wheelchair friendly and has a large, free car park. Refreshments will be available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16
    T:9
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Sun 25th - GWR Modellers -  Cheltenham Model Railway Exhibition
    St Margarets Hall, Coniston Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Bi-Annual exhibition in aid of St Margarets Hall. 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 24th - Sun 25th - 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
    CS
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  • Sat 24th - Sun 25th - 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
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Fri 30th October - Sun 1st November - Eurospoor -  Eurospoor 2020
    Jaarbeurs, Jaarbeursplein 6, Utrecht
    A surface area of 20, 000 square meters will offer visitors the chance to view over 50 model railways belonging to clubs from the Netherlands as well as other countries, extensive model train collections, model-making demonstrations, stands of representatives and retailers, a model railway market of 1000 meter length where train-lovers offer their used trains, accesories and collectors' items for sale or exchange. Well worth the trip!  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:50
    T:100
    CS
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  • Sat 31st - Bracknell Railway Society -  Bracknell Model Railway Exhibition  - **New Entry**
    Jennetts Park Community Centre, 1 Tawny Owl Square, Bracknell, Berkshire
    Model Railway Show with 10+ Layouts in gauges from N to 0, plus a display of miniature railway locomotives and rolling stock.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:3
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 31st - Birmingham Model Railway Club -  Annual Exhibition
    Arden Hall, Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands
    BMRC annual exhibition with the usual wide range of layouts and traders. Something for everyone! Thomas layout for the kids ( And adults!). Lots of good trade stalls with plenty of bargains. Find out more about BMRC - New members welcome. NOTE Child free with adult  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:9
    CS
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  • Sat 31st - Bristol & Somerset Group H R C A -  Twelfth Vintage Hornby Train Show
    The King Alfred School (B Block), Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset
    Bristol & Somerset Group HRCA presents a celebration of the Hornby Series Trains made in England by Meccano Ltd in gauge 0 (1920-39 and 1946-64) and Hornby-Dublo OO (1938-9 and 1946-64). These robust and colourful trains were aimed at the upper end of the toy train market and though made in vast quantities, the survival of so many in good order underlines the quality built into them. They are highly prized and still provide pleasure to model railway enthusiasts of all ages.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:9
    T:7
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 31st - Kempston and District Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Kempston East Methodist Church Hall, 227 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedfordshire
    Our now annual exhibition of various scales layouts and traders and to include the churches Fairtrade exhibit and sales plus tombola. On street parking or saxon centre nearby   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16 +
    T:5
    CS
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  • Sat 31st - Basildon Model Railway Club -  Basildon 41st Model Railway Exhibition
    James Hornsby School, Leinster Road - Nicholas Lane, Laindon, Basildon, Essex
    For 2020 the show is only in 1 hall. Other circumstances have caused the change in date and duration of our show. Free parking 200 places. Further additions and changes will occur before the show date.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25
    T:15
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

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