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April 2020

  • Sat 4th - Beckenham & West Wickham Model Railway Club -  Beckenham Vintage Model Railway Show
    St John's Church, Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham, Kent
    South London's Premier Vintage Model Railway Show  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12+
    T:11
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Swiss Railways Society -  AGM and Spring Get-Together
    Hallmark Midland Hotel, Midland Road, Derby, Derbyshire
    Swiss Railways Society AGM and Spring Get-Together. Members free but £2:00 donation from visitors would be appreciated. The business AGM will commence at 14:30. Free parking is available at the hotel but must be registered at the hotel reception to avoid a "fine".  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:6
    T:5
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - East Surrey N Gauge Group -  N Gauge Southeast 2020
    Reigate College, Rushworth Road, Reigate, Surrey
    East Surrey N Gauge are again linking up with the N Gauge Forum to present an N gauge show for the southeast. The show will be on 4 April 2020, and it will be at a new site, Reigate College, RH2 0SD. We trust it will be as friendly as ever, and apart from a selection of quality layouts and traders, the famed cake and real coffee will no doubt be on offer.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16
    T:9
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Sun 5th - Fox & Edwards Events -  The Tiny Trains Festival at Elsecar Heritage Centre
    Elsecar Heritage Centre, Elsecar, Barnsley, West Yorkshire
    The Tiny Trains Festival at Elsecar Heritage Centre will feature approximately 20 top-class model railway layouts created by amazing craftsmen from around the UK. You'll see trains of different sizes and gauges, have the opportunity to ask questions to modellers about their layouts and pick up all manner of materials, locomotives and rolling stock from our great array of trade stands. Advanced tickets with 20% off and a free programme Online from Oct 1st  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:20
    T:20
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Sun 5th - GWR Modellers -  Cheltenham Model Railway Exhibition
    St Margarets Hall, Coniston Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Bi-annual exhibition in aid of CLIC Sargent cancer charity. Please see website for up-to-date information about layouts, displays and traders. Also travel directions and preview photos.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:11
    T:6
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Sun 5th - Bingham Model Railway Club -  South Notts Model Railway Show
    Cotgrave Welfare, Woodview, Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire
    Bingham MRC's annual show at Cotgrave Welfare. At least 15 quality layouts. Wheelchair users free entry as much of the venue is inaccessible to wheelchairs. Family group is 2 adults plus up to 4 children aged between 5 and 16. Note under 5s are free entry.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:15+
    T:11
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Sun 5th - Severn Valley Railway -  Open House Weekend
    Severn Valley Railway, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
    The Severn Valley Railway's Open House Weekend is back, with dates you'll want to put in your diary! With a number of model railways on display along the Railway, behind the scenes tours and a whole host of other attractions, this is an event not to be missed! With both full-size steam and diesel trains in service during the event running between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth, there's plenty to see both on and off the rails.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:30
    Refreshments

  • Sun 5th - 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 it's first monthly open day of the year with train rides (probably steam) for all the family. The train rides will be on our 7 1/4 inch outside railway for 70p a ride (£4 all day pass) and refreshments available. Children positively encouraged.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:5
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 5th - Guildford 0 Gauge Group -  Open Day
    Normandy Village Hall, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, Guildford, Surrey
    1 large 0 gauge scenic layout to enjoy with full length trains running. test track with five tracks available, including one three rail circuit, for customers to run their locos and rolling stock,one small detailed layout using DCC. Bring and Buy stall. trade support and delicious tea,sandwiches and cakes to enjoy as you enjoy your time with us.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:8
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 11th - Fordingbridge Rotary Club -  Fordingbridge Model Railway Exhibition
    Avonway Community Centre, 36 Shaftesbury Street, Fordingbridge, Hampshire
    This Event is organised by Fordingbridge Rotary Club creating interest based around the Salisbury and Dorset Joint Railway which operated until 1964 in the locallity, the event this year has many new and fresh layouts not seen before, some depicting local history scenes from pastimes.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:2
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 11th - 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 in both DC and DCC bring your own loco and stock to run also A3 rail Hornby Dublin Layout. Free admission but donations are appreciated
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8-12
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 12th - Mon 13th - Gresley and Wychnor Model Railway Group -  Easter Open Event
    Gresley Social Centre, 5a Park Road, Church Gresley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire
    Under 5s Free Our clubhouse is on an unmade-up road by a park on which parking space is available  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Wessex Narrow Gauge Modellers -  Narrow Gauge South 2020
    Barton Peveril College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire
    The south of England's premier narrow gauge exhibition. Renowned for the quality of 4mm & 7mm layouts on display we will be continuing this in our 2020 show. There will be over 30 layouts plus specialist trade support, preservation and society stands. Parking, Refreshments and within easy walking distances of both Eastleigh and Southampton Parkway stations. Regular local bus services stop nearby.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:30+
    T:15+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Chelmsford and District Model Railway Club -  The Tenth Anniversary of the Small Layouts Model Railway Exhibition
    St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, St. Augustine Way, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex
    Members and Friends of Chelmsford & District Model Railway Club Present the Tenth Anniversary of the Small Layouts Model Railway Exhibition. Small Layouts under 16 feet in length many that may have not been seen anywhere else. Free parking, disabled friendly venue, good food (at very resonable prices), good company All for an entrance fee of £3 an adult and £1 for under sixteens. All the proceeds goes to the St.Augustine Church for their work in the local community.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:3
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Sun 19th - Bentley Model Railway Group -  Trainwest 2020
    Springfield Community Campus, Beechfield Road, Corsham, Wiltshire
    Trainwest is the largest model railway exhibition in Wiltshire and one of the major model railway shows in the West of England. The exhibition brings together the best layouts from all over. Britain, many of which have never before been exhibited in this part of the country. The layouts have been selected to represent a wide range of scale and gauge combinations and feature railways from Britain and overseas. Advance tickets save £2.00 per person - details on the web site.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:20
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Sun 19th - Crawley Model Railway Society -  Annual Exhibition
    Tanbridge House School, Farthings Hill, Guildford Road, Horsham, West Sussex
    Yet another quality exhibition from Crawley Model Railway Society - Our 29th at this venue. On the Sunday there will not be a Family Ticket but each child be allowed in free with a paying adult.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:19
    T:17
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Sun 19th - Rochdale Model Railway Group -  The 55th Rochdale Model Railway Exhibition
    The Coach House, Lodge Street, Littleborough, Lancashire
    This is the 56th exhibition organised by the Rochdale Model Railway Group and the seventh to be held in Littleborough. In the style of our early exhibitions, showcasing the finescale modelling of our members and friends, this is a small, low-key but high quality event featuring a selection of top quality exhibits. Littleborough Coach House is a disability friendly venue with Lift access to upper floor.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:6
    T:3
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 19th - Scarborough & District Railway Modellers -  Scarborough & District Model Railway Exhibition
    Newby & Scalby Community Hall, Scalby Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Free entry for children (Accompanied by an adult). We, at SDRM, are showcase our hobby (And our club, which has been supporting local enthusiasts for over 40 years). You may be surprised by what you see - There have been many changes to railway modelling, as technology has even made its mark on our hobby! Come along and see for yourselves. Join in the fun.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:3
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - 32a Model Railway Club -  Bawdeswell Model Railway Exhibition
    Bawdeswell Village Hall, Reepham Road, Bawdeswell, Norfolk
    32A Model Railway Club's 5th annual model railway exhibition
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:13
    T:5
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - East Kent Model Railway Society (Whitstable) -  Spring Model Railway Exhibition
    The Centre, Alpha Road, Birchington, Kent
    East Kent Model Railway Society returns to Birchington for the first time in four years to hold a spring exhibition. The club hopes to include a dozen layouts of different scales and host up to eight traders at this event. The Centre is located just five minutes walk from Birchington-On-Sea railway station. A pay and display car park is across the road from the venue. Refreshments will be available. Adults are £3 each, accompanied children under 16 are free.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:8
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Rotary Club of Fareham -  Rotarail 2020
    Fareham College, Bishopsfield Road, Fareham, Hampshire
    This will be the Eighth Rotarail exhibition held in Fareham College and our aim is to provide some fine layouts in most gauges. Parking is all on-site and plentiful, everywhere is wheelchair friendly and you can refresh yourself in their superb restaurant. This charity event raised £2,500 for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance in 2019 and has now raised £13,000 since it started. For 2020, we will be supporting Meningitis Now.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:12
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Newgog -  The South Wales 0 Gauge Show
    Lysaght Institute, Orb Road, Newport, Gwent
    This will be our 7th Newgog Exhibition at the Lysaght Institute ,  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - North West O Gauge Modellers - 
    , Marple Bridge, Stockport, Cheshire
    We would like to welcome you to the 8th "0' Gauge North West Model Railway & Trade Show showcasing the best of "O" Gauge modelling here in the North West of England. The show seeks provide a rounded experience for all ages in terms of what 7mm railway modelling is all about.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:40+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - De Havilland Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Methodist Church, Ludwick Way, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
    Two floors of exhibits all accessible to those with limited mobility. Over a dozen layouts in various gauges. Our famous club layout Havil Junction will be running together with Shabbey Road our infamous Underground Ernie layout for children and adults.The exhibition is supported by local traders and societies, free parking and refreshments available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12+
    T:9
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Sun 26th - Helston & Falmouth Model Railway Club -  A Spring Model Railway Show in Cornwall
    Pool Academy, Church Road, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall
    PLEASE NOTE A CHANGE OF VENUE THIS YEAR! We will hold the show in the Sports Hall at Pool Academy. Plenty of free parking, full disabled access, just 3 minutes off the A30 at Tolvaddon Junction between Redruth and Camborne. Around 15 layouts in most popular scales, full trade support including Squires tools and Kernow model rail centre. Demonstrations and refreshments.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Sun 26th - Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club -  West Essex Modelrail (90th Anniversary Show)
    St. Edwards School, London Road, Romford, Essex
    Large model railway exhibition, both general and fine scale, presented by Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club, featuring 20+ layouts supported by trade and society stands. FULLY WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE to all layouts. Refreshments both hot and cold. Large FREE car park. Arguably the best quality show in the county, so please come and see for yourself.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20+
    T:19
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Sun 26th - Sutton Coldfield Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Bishop Walsh School, Wylde Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
    This year we have layouts on display from all parts of the country. These include Sutton in Ashfield from the Elizabethan Railway Society; Awdry St Nicolas, the Thomas the Tank Engine interactive layout from Warley MRC; Bleadon, an O gauge layout all the way from Plymouth; and Canalside Ironworks, a 1/50th scale layout from Penrith. We are also continuting with our three demonstration stands from friends and members of the club covering card building, loco repairs and DCC.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:14
    T:10
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 26th - Keighley Model Railway Club -  Spring Open Day
    The Clubrooms, Knowle Mill, South Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire
    People should pay us a visit at our Clubrooms in Knowle Mills, on South Street Keighley. There will be Layouts of various gauges and scales. Refreshments are available, Free Parking and, Lift access. We are a friendly group of like minded people. COME AND JOIN US  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:13
    T:3
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

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