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September 2020

  • Fri 4th - Sun 6th - Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway -  Steam Gala
    Welshpool Raven Square Station, Raven Square, Welshpool, Powys
    As part of the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Steam Gala weekend, there will be a small layouts exhibition, mainly narrow gauge, in the now extended display sheds at Raven Square Station. Car Parking is £3. Admission is FREE to the exhibition. Other events are taking place at Welshpool and Llanfair Caereinion stations. Special trains will be running. There is also the Garden Railway show at the High School at Llanfair Caereinion (See separate listings for details)  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 5th - Sun 6th - Darlington Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Darlington Railway Museum, North Road Station, Darlington, Durham
    This is the 6th year of our new exhibition. Layouts of most popular gauges, UK, European and North American. Also museum exhibits see head of Darlington Railway Museum "Head of Steam" web site. Off road car parks and designated disabled bays. Club run café provides light refreshments and range of sandwiches.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 5th - Sun 6th - Poynton Railway Modellers -  Railex Poynton
    Poynton Leisure Centre, Yew Tree Lane, Poynton, Cheshire
    Traditional model railway exhibition held annually in September.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 6th - Bressingham Steam Museum -  Model Railway Show
    Bressingham Steam Museum, Low Road, Bressingham, Diss, Norfolk
    Annual Model Railway Day at Bressingham Steam Museum showcasing layouts from throughout East Anglia of Various Scales and Gauges. There is a special discounted entry only price for the Model Railway Show (Narrow gauge & Standard Gauge railway rides are an extra cost £2 per person). Entry allows visitors to visit the model railway exhibition, all the museum buildings and our 17 acres of Gardens. A great value day out on the last day of the summer school holidays.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 12th - 31a (Cambridge) Model Railway Club -  Cambridge Model Railway Exhibition
    Comberton Village College, West Street, Comberton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    A NEW VENUE and TIME OF YEAR for the 2020 Cambridge Model Railway Exhibition. Having outgrown our previous venue which has served us well since 2012 the exhibition is moving a few miles ling the M11 to a large venue. Also, after extensive research the exhibition will now be the SECOND Saturday in September annually, to avoid clashes with Easter and other local exhibitions. The venue has easy access from the M11 (Note: Directions to follow).  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 12th - Sun 13th - Faversham Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition 2020  - **New Entry**
    The Abbey School, London Road (A2), Faversham, Kent
    Expected 18 layouts, 12 Trade stands and 2 Societies. Free on Site Car Parking. Disabled access. On Site Refreshments. Approx. 8 minute walk from Faversham railway station. By car 3 minutes from J6 of M2, venue location is just off A2 London Road.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 12th - Sun 13th - The EM Gauge Society -  Expo EM Autumn 2020  - **New Entry**
    Kettlethorpe High School, Standbridge Lane, Sandal, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
    We are pleased that following the success of the move to our new venue for expoEM Autumn, the September flagship event for the EM Gauge Society, the event in 2020 will once again take place at Kettlethorpe High School, Wakefield. There will be a range of finescale 4mm scale layouts in EM and P4 and a visiting guest layout, demonstrations, specialist traders, and also the EMGS Trade Stand and the ever popular Members' Second Hand Sales Stand.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Kings Lynn Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Show
    Gaywood Church Rooms, Gayton Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk
    The fourth kings Lynn Model Railway show. Lots of layouts and trade stands. Note this is a different venue to last year and we are holding it later in the year.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Mid Essex Model Railway Club -  43rd Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Bishops Hill College, Rayleigh Road, Shenfield, Essex
    NEW VENUE - 10 minute walk from Shenfield Railway station. FREE classic bus to and from Venue, not suitable for those with mobility scooters or with walking difficulties. Layouts and Traders details will be posted once confirmed  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Sun 20th - Leigh Model Railway Society -  Festival of Transport Modelling
    Leigh Sports Village Leisure Centre, Sale Way, Leigh, Greater Manchester
    A new venue for a brand new exhibition! 2020 see Leigh Model Railway Society present the Festival of Transport Modelling. We have railway layouts (Some children can operate) in N, OO, O, 16mm, OO9, TT etc, model boats, cars, tanks, trams, show you hows etc. There will be a raffle to win a Train Set donated by Sawyer Models of Leigh. We have an array of traders selling new and pre owned railway items, plastic kits, tools, trees, books, storage boxes, diecast etc.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 19th - Sun 20th - Chester Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition and Open Day
    Saltney Community Centre, Sandy Lane, Saltney, Flintshire
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 26th - Sun 27th - Forest of Dean Model Railway Club -  Lydney Model Railway Show 2020
    Dean Academy, Church Road, Lydney, Gloucestershire
    Our Forest of Dean modelling extravaganza is back for 2020 following our record breaking 2019 instalment! Once again, nearly 40 layouts and traders will be packing into the Dean Academy, Lydney. The list of confirmed layouts is below, with many more currently being confirmed behind the scenes, we'll update this page as soon as we can!   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

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2019 2020
Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov

Remember, if you use the search by distance from your post code you will get a complete list of ALL events.

Please note: If you are travelling a long distance it may be worth checking ahead to confirm event dates and times. THE UK Model Shop Directory have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information however, no liability is accepted for any damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any kind incurred as a result of reliance on the information or opinions provided.

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