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July 2020

  • Sat 4th - Train Collectors Society -  Model Rail and Toy Train Exhibition
    Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Guttmann Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
    The Train Collectors Society will be holding their 22th Summer show in Aylesbury Bucks at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium in a large sports hall allowing large displays and wide aisles. There will be plenty of free parking space and food and refreshments at the centre's cafeteria. There will be over 20 model and vintage train layouts running all day and approx 20 specialist toy train traders. Children under 10 are admitted free with an adult. The venue is easily reached from the M1 or M40.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Sun 5th - Barry & Penarth Model Railway Club -  Penarth Exhibition 2020
    St Cyres Comprehensive School, Sully Road, Penarth, Glamorgan
    The 2020 Penarth Exhibition at St Cyres Comprehensive School the venue is totally disabled friendly with dedicated parking spaces within the large car park and is totally on the level throughout. A vintage bus service will operate between Cogan Railway Station and the exhibition on both days Please note on the Saturday there is a swapmeet/toy fair at Cogan Leisure Centre which is close to the railway station.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking 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 the usual monthly open day.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 11th - Pevensey Bay Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition  - **New Entry**
    Pevensey Memorial Hall, Church Lane, Pevensey, East Sussex
    Our 8th annual exhibition, and again we are aiming to bring you a selection of quality layouts in a range of scales. Disabled access is possible to most areas. The hall is very close to bus stops on the 99 route (Eastbourne to Hastings). Refreshments and light lunches are on offer.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 11th - Thetford & District Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Show
    Charles Burrell Centre, Staniforth Road, Thetford, Norfolk
    This is our Annual Model Railway Show at the wonderful Charles Burrell Centre. We are spread through two rooms at the front of the building. We hope that you will agree that our high standard for the exhibits has been maintained. Once again we have tried to show many scales and type of model railway - Don't forget Thomas for the smaller visitor. The Traders have all given their time to attand and hope that you will find something of interest to buy. Please come and support a local Club.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 12th - East Sussex O Gauge Group -  Annual Open Day  - **New Entry**
    The Village Hall, Pett Road, Pett, NR. Hastings, East Sussex
    The annual open day of the East Sussex Group of the Gauge 0 Guild. Several 7mm scale working layouts, including the Group's continuous running track and 'home' layouts, as well as guest layouts. Demonstrations, static displays, models and books for sale. Refreshments.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Gauge 1 Yorkshire Group -  Gauge 1 North  - **New Entry**
    Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, Derbyshire
    Our 2020 Show will follow the same format as previous years. The main attraction will be the Gauge 1 Yorkshire Group's layout "Ridings", which we hope will have some new scenic section on display. There will be a range of demonstrations taking place throughout the day, including live steam operation, wagon building, painting and lining and several more.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - London and North Western Railway Society -  LNWR Open Day  - **New Entry**
    Kidderminster Railway Museum, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
    Talks, Photographs, Information, Nameplates, Memorabilia, Artefacts, Plans, Drawings, Models, Paintings, Jack Nelson Dioramas, Preservation, Restoration, New-Build Projects. Displays of models: 7 ¼ in, Gauge 1, Gauge 0, 4mm et cetera (Including 4 ex Pete Waterman). Running Gauge 1 live Steam on station concourse. Free Admission. Note date and details to be confirmed.  MORE DETAILS HERE...

  • Sat 18th - Stibbard Village Hall & Methodist Church -  Stibbard Railex 2020  - **New Entry**
    Stibbard Village Hall & Methodist Church, Guist Bottom Road, Stibbard, Fakenham, Norfolk
    Watch this space for details of layouts and traders as they are confirmed for our 3rd annual Railex.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Sun 19th - Moors Valley Railway -  Moors Valley Model Railway Exhibition
    Moors Valley Railway, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Dorset
    We will have 7 Layouts in attendance plus the railway will be running passenger trains and demo goods trains. This event is free to all who travel on the train. We will also be running the "Driver for a Fiver" to raise money for our chosen charity. This is also our open weekend so come and see behind the scenes as well.  MORE DETAILS HERE...

  • Sat 18th - Sun 19th - Cupar & District Model Railway Club -  Cupar Model Rail  - **New Entry**
    The Corn Exchange, St Catherines Street, Cupar, Fife
    Cupar & District Model Railway Club presents Cupar Model Rail - The 28th Show held in the town by the club. Working Layouts, LEGO Railway, Other Exhibits, Trade Support, Refreshments & Raffle. Free Parking Available nearby Free show guide provided to all paying adults. Kids for £1 when accompanied by a paying adult. Under 5 Free.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sun 26th - Guildford O Gauge Group -  Summer 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

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