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October 2020

  • 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
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 31st October - Sun 1st November - Blackburn & East Lancs Model Railway Society -  2020 Model Railway Exhibition  - **Updated**
    Darwen Vale High School, Blackburn Road, Darwen, Lancashire
    Our 55th Annual Model Railway Exhibition and our third to be held at our great new venue of Darwen Vale High School on the Blackburn-Darwen boundary (A666), just two minutes from Junction 4 of the M65. With 15+ layouts and 12+ traders expected plus modelling demonstrations and special attractions for children, refreshments available and free parking.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15+
    T:12+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

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November 2020

  • Sun 1st - Colchester & District Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Show  - **New Entry**
    Colchester County High School For Girls, Norman Way, Colchester, Essex
    Colchester's annual show. Same venue as last year.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10+
    T:10+
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sun 1st - Slim Gauge Circle -  American Narrow Gauge Modeller's Rugby Meet
    LMR Association Club, Hillmorton Road, Hillmorton, Rugby, Warwickshire
    The Slim Gauge Circle is a group of modellers interested in American Narrow Gauge prototypes in the popular scales of H0n2.5, H0n3, Sn3, 0n2, 0n30, 0n3, Fn3 etc. Interested guests are welcome for a nominal charge which will be credited towards their membership subscription if they subsequently decide to join the Circle. Several traders specific to American Narrow Gauge Modelling will be at the meeting.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:1-2
    T:1-3
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Tappers Train Collectors Club -  Saturday Club Meet
    Bromley Common Methodist Church, Bloomfield Road, Bromley, Kent
    Two running tracks. Fine scale and coarse scale. Clockwork welcomed . Canteen. No membership involved. We now have a gauge 1 layout in tinplate 3 rail. Bring something to run.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:2/3
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Train Collectors Society -  Autumn Show
    The Trinity Church Halls, Off Narborough Road in Hallam Crescent, Leicester, Leicestershire
    This toy train show in Leicester will be the 29th year of this very successful event. 10 min from the M1 and easy access. There will be a dozen working displays in many makes and gauge of toy trains running and our very successful Bring and Buy tables. There will be a hot lunch served ( Needs to be booked on arrival) as well as refreshments. A dozen top traders in vintage and more modern toy trains will also be in attendance.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:12
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Padiham Unitarian Chapel -  Padiham Model Railway Event 2020
    Padiham Unitarian Chapel Hall, Knight Hill (Next to Memorial Park), Padiham, Lancashire
    Padiham's 20th Annual Model Railway Event presents an enjoyable eclectic mix of live steam running, Japanese "N" Bullet Trains, stationary steam engines on compressed air, layouts from "G1" to "Z" gauge (Subject to confirmation), two trade stand(S), children's Playmobil area and loads more for both families & model enthusiasts. Tasty homemade refreshments are available throughout the day in seated area in the main hall. Three accessible exhibition room
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:11
    T:2
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - 32a Model Railway Club -  Wensum Valley Model Railway Exhibition
    Wensum Valley Hotel, Beech Avenue, Taverham, Norwich, Norfolk
    Venue near Norwich for 32A Model railway Club and Fundraisers of Aylsham and District for a Model Railway Exhibition. Excellent facilities at the venue which is a well known hotel and sports club. 16+ quality layouts, good trade support. Free Parking, on bus routes from Norwich and Fakenham (Yellow line 28 or 29). Part of proceeds will go to the Walnut Tree Project a local veteran support group. Wheelchair friendly with concession for companion. Note Children for a £1 (Under 12).
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16+
    T:8
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Epping Railway Circle -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Theydon Bois Village Hall, Coppice Row, Theydon Bois, Essex
    Advance notice of our 2020 Exhibition, this will be updated later
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10+
    T:4+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Alsager Railway Association -  Alsager Model Railway Exhibition
    Legends Conference Centre, Sunnybank Road, Crewe, Cheshire
    Our annual show at Bentley Motors Conference Centre Crewe. Ample Free Parking. Light Refreshments Available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:13
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Elgin Model Railway Club -  Modelfair
    Elgin Town Hall, 1 Trinity Place, Elgin, Moray
    Railway layouts in a variety of scales, also Boats, Planes, Meccano, and Various hobbies etc. Specialist Hobby Suppliers and Refreshments.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Great British Model Railway Show
    British Motor Museum, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire
    Admission includes unlimited access to extensive Motor Museum displays. Discounted advance tickets available via website. Free courtesy bus from Leamington Spa station on Sat only. Show sponsored by Hornby Hobbies and includes exclusive Members' Lounge.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:32
    T:30
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Hull Miniature Railway Society -  Hull Model Railway Show
    Walton Street Leisure Centre, Goathland Close, Walton Street, Hull, East Yorkshire
    The 41st Annual Model Railway Show will be presented by the Hull Miniature Railway Society. The Show will contain a mix of scales and gauges, including some of the lesser common ones, and will be up to the standard that Hull MRS is known for. Details of the layouts, traders etc. Will be on our website once invitations are confirmed, and will be advised in due course. We look forward to seeing friends old and new in November  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:4+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society -  The Gravesend Model Railway Show
    Northfleet School For Girls, Hall Road, Northfleet, Kent
    For our 50th anniversary year, we return once more to our fantastic fully accessible venue to offer a great variety of interesting layouts, railway societies and a selection of quality trade support. Close to the A2, Ebbsfleet station and Bluewater, our venue has: Free on-Site parking, a regular bus service that stops outside, wheelchair access and the usual friendly atmosphere. Our members are happy to assist those who need assistance and answer enquiries about the Show or Society.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15
    T:11
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Wincanton Model Railway Exhibition
    King Arhurs School, West Hill, Wincanton, Somerset
    Expecting to see Over 20 layouts in most of the popular scales, 6 traders, Preservation trusts, Refreshments. Large free Car Parking and easy access from the A303. There will be 2 mins silence at 11.00 on the 8/11 for Remembrance  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:6
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Fri 13th - Sun 15th - Wakefield Railway Modellers Society -  2020 Model Railway Exhibition
    Thornes Park Athletics Stadium, Horbury Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
    Unaccompanied children 11 upwards. £2. Maximum of 2 children free with an adult. Carer admitted free if assisting fee paying visitor.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:24
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Heywood Model Railway Group -  Open Day
    Club Rooms, 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 gauges.plus original 3rail hornby dublo layout .
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:8-12
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Solihull Model Railway Circle -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    St Marys Church Hall, Hobs Meadow, Solihull, West Midlands
    Annual model railway exhibition presented by the Solihull Model Railway Circle St Marys Church Hall and 3rd Solihull St Mary Scout Hall (B92 8PN) - 15 minutes from J6, M42. Working layouts are invited plus trade and society support. Light refreshments and free parking available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:5
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Pendle Forest Model Railway Society -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition  - **New Entry**
    Park High School, Venables Avenue, Colne, Lancashire
    A variety of layouts in different scales and themes plus supporting traders. Full refreshments throughout the weekend. Wheelchair access. Ample parking  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:9
    T:6
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Shoeburyness Model Railway Club -  Model Railways and Hobbies  - **New Entry**
    Garons Tennis & Leisure Centre, Eastern Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex
    A great family day out suitable for all. There are Trains /Planes /Boats / Large scale RC Lorries /Clubs / Demonstrations. Full Trade support. Everything you could want. Once again we are able to present the biggest Tamiya Truck Display in Essex.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:35+
    T:22+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Gosport Model Railroad Club -  Public Running Meet & Mini Exhibition
    St. Mary's Church Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire
    Quarterly running meet and mini exhibition with HO, On30 narrow gauge, and N scale layouts. Trader selling rolling stock and other equipment. Club sales table. Refreshments available. We always try to give a friendly welcome.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:1
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Royston & District Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Bassingbourn Village College, South End, Bassingbourn Near Royston, Hertfordshire
    Our 9th Exhibition at Bassingbourn Village College, an excellent location, everything on one level, no steps or slopes. This is an ideal show for families of all ages and enthusiasts. We will have 25 - 30 layouts of various gauges & scales (Large to small sizes); demonstrations & Trader support; an outside steam ride (Subject to weather). Free vintage bus service will run between Royston Bus & Railway stations and the exhibition. We have a great reputation for our all day catering.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:26+
    T:15
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Brighton Model Railway Club -  42nd Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Patcham Community Centre, Ladies Mile Road, Brighton, East Sussex
    A great selection of Layouts this year.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Falkirk Model Railway Club -  Falkirk Model Railway Exhibition
    Grangemouth Athletic Stadium, Kersiebank Avenue Grangemouth, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire
    Over 25 layouts and 20 traders to choose from. Good parking facilities and small cafetera. Sorry, no food or drink to be taken into main running track area where exhibition is taking place. Facilities provided for consumption of food and drink. Possible transport by vintage bus from stations to venue to be confirmed. Large new venue for 2020!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25
    T:20
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Thornbury & South Glos Model Railway Club -  Annual Exhibition
    The Chantry, 52 Castle Street, Thornbury, Avon
    Initial notification of our 2020 exhibition.

  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Solrail Ltd -  Workington Model Railway Exhibition
    Energus Building, Lillyhall, Workington, Cumbria
    Solrail Ltd. A not for profit company holds the Workington Exhibition in the Energus building at Lillyhall, between Whitehaven and Workington and will be there again this year. It has to be seen to be believed! Light and airy with lots of natural lighting it makes for a pleasant experience. There is a bus service on the Saturday that stops outside the door from both Workington and Whitehaven. Easy to park. Easy to access and all on one level! Fresh meals available. Excellent toilet facilities.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:10
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

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