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August 2020

  • Sat 1st - Scarborough Model Railway Show
    Newby & Scalby Village Hall, Scalby Road , Scalby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    The show last year was a real hit with over 500 visitors. The Old Parcel Office was the perfect venue for a model railway show. The arrival of a steam charter added to the atmosphere . Decided to move the date into the holiday season and to a venue with easy parking. This years show will feature GALLOWS CLOSE GOODS YARD. A scale model of the original showing the tunnel entrance down to Hibernia Street. Now a supermarket site.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • 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 the usual monthly open day.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 8th - Heywood Model Railway Group -  Open Day  - **New Entry**
    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.inclueding original 3 rail Hornby Dublin layout
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 8th - Gauge One Model Railway Association (G1mra) -  The Big Model and Hobby Show 2020
    Southport Convention Centre, Promenade, Southport, Merseyside
    This is the first notice that we are repeating the Event following great success of first Event on 10th August 2019. Major listings will be added in Autumn 2019.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 8th - Sun 9th - Leyland Model Railway Club -  Annual Exhibition
    Leyland Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland, Lancashire
    Please note that the 109 bus no longer goes from the railway station to the venue this unfortunately only came to light after all leaflets had been printed our ever popular childrens corner returns again more layouts will be added as confirmed,  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Mon 10th - Mon 31st - Chesterfield Railway Modellers -  Cromford Mill Charity Exhibition  - **New Entry**
    Arkwright Mill, Mill Lane, Cromford, Derbyshire
    A charity exhibition featuring Wingfield Junction(OO Gauge)(Freelance North Midlands 1948-1972(Pre-TOPS)). Free entry, but requested donations in support of Sheffield and Chesterfield Special Care Baby Units. Display stands and information on Peak Rail, Ecclesbourne Railway and Chesterfield Railway Modellers. Venue is at the historic Arkwright Mill and canal, which has canal barge rides on Wed, Thurs and weekends.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 22nd - Bishops Stortford Railway Society -  Bishops Stortford Model Railway Exhibition
    Birchwood High School Sports Hall, Parsonage Lane, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
    Our seventh year at this enhanced venue. 16+ layouts in main gauges including some vintage from mostly local clubs and ourselves; 8+ trade stands covering new and second hand stock, and modelling materials, 5 society stands and a number of club stands featuring other transport activities our members pursue. Manhattan Grill catering outside plus ride-On engineers track (Small additional charge). 2 mins from M11 Junc 8; large free car parks at front and rear (Follow signs please).  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 22nd - Astolat Model Railway Circle -  Open Day
    River Wey and Godalming Navigations, Wharf Road, Guildford, Surrey
    There will be several club and members layouts on display plus our N/00 test track for you to try out your locos. Because the club meets on National Trust property NT members have free access to the site but non NT members will be subject to the normal NT entry fees.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 22nd - Silverfox DCC Model Railway Club -  10th Anniversary Exhibition
    Oakgrove School, Brickhill Street, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
    Its our 10th Anniversary Exhibition, With 30 layouts covering a variety of gauges plus 20 traders to supply all your modeling needs there something for everyone. Free parking and easy access from the M1. Adults £7, Children 5-15yrs £2, Under 5's Free
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 22nd - Sun 23rd - Scarborough & District Railway Modellers -  Pickering Model Railway Exhibition 2020
    Memorial Hall, Potter Hill, Pickering, North Yorkshire
    Kids go FREE (Accompanied by an adult). Come and see what the hobby has to offer. Why not make a full day of it - A visit to our show and a trip on the famous North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Their Pickering station is just around the corner.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

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