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Clubs and Societies Directory - DERBYSHIRE

LOCAL RAILWAY CLUBS IN DERBYSHIRE - Societies based in a particular locale often with regular meetings and get togethers.
Alfreton Model Railway Society
Contact Details: Chairman,  Kevin Williamson  07838 002459
Meeting Venue: The Model Railway, Butterley Station, 
Meeting Day: Tuesdays and Fridays   Meeting Times: 7pm - 10pm
Alfreton Model Railway Society operate the '00' gauge Model Railway at Butterley Station, at the Midland Railway Centre. Club nights are from 7pm every Tuesday and Friday, new members welcome. We stock Hornby Model Railways and Second hand '00' gauge. In addition to club nights, we aim to be open whenever the centre is running trains.
Details last updated 8th January 2021
Belper Model Railway Group
Contact Details: Secretary,  James Longden
Meeting Venue: Strutts Community Centre,  Derby Road,  Belper  DE56 1UU
Meeting Day: Wednesdays   Meeting Times: 7pm to 10pm
Belper Model Railway Group is a small but friendly group of Railway Modellers with varied interests. We meet at the Strutt Centre, Derby Road, Belper on Wednesdays, between 7 and 10 pm. We hold an exhibition each year. New or prospective members are always welcome. We have layouts in 'O', 'OO', and narrow gauge plus a circular test track.
Details last updated 5th April 2020
Chesterfield Railway Modellers
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Mr D Harding  01246 271099
Meeting Venue: Clocktower Business Centre,  Works Road, Hollingwood,  Chesterfield  S43 2PE
Meeting Day: Tuesdays and Thursdays (other days as required)   Meeting Times: Mainly Tuesdays from 2.30pm & Thursdays from 7
The Wingfield Railway Group was formed in 1981 by a small group of railway modellers who had the desire to build, operate and exhibit layouts based on modern railway practice. The change of name to Chesterfield Railway Modellers reflects more clearly the area where the Group is based. Meetings are held most Tuesday afternoons and Thursday evenings although members have access to the clubroom at all time and meetings at other times are as required.
Details last updated 20th January 2019
Clay Cross Model Railway Society
Contact Details: Hon Secretary,  Matt Clark  07950 807531
Meeting Venue: Rear of Central Methodist Church,  High Street (No Post to This Address Please),  Clay Cross 
Meeting Day: Tuesday and Thursday   Meeting Times: 7.30 P.M.
CXMRS is a registered charity with the object of "Educating the public in all aspects of railways and model railways". New premises have been erected in the centre of Clay Cross, with access for the disabled. Work continues on the large finescale OO layout based on BR(LMS) and another based on Hindlow BR (LMS) also OO gauge. Potential new members are asked to e-mail the secretary, with their contact details.
Details last updated 31st December 2019
Glossop & District Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Hon. Treasurer,  Simon Cullon
Meeting Venue:
As of this time the club meets on a Thursday evening in Hadfield community center, Hadfield. We usually gather around 19-30 until 22-00. Members bring their own modelling to work on as it is not a club room and we cannot leave items.You are of course welcome to come along any way.
Details last updated 10th March 2017
Gresley and Wychnor Model Railway Group
Contact Details: Hon Secretary,  Peter Bayley-Bligh  01283 763609
Meeting Venue: Gresley Social Centre,  5a Park Street Church Gresley,  Swadlincote  DE11 9QE
Meeting Day: Every Tuesday   Meeting Times: 1900 Hours
Model railway group with N, OO9, OO, O, On30 and G scale layouts. Coopers Dale & Marston our large OO layout features 2 level running, 2 layouts in 1. Wychnor-on-Trent is our extensive O layout based loosely on Burton-on-Trent in B.R steam days. In construction an N - Gresleyvale in construction Our G scale layout is represented by Catlon Valley recently extended. We meet every Tuesday Evening from 7pm onwards and hold 2 Open Day weekends at Easter and in Nov/Dec. Visitors very welcome.
Details last updated 26th April 2019
Ilkeston (Woodside) Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Mr P Abbott  01773 712648
Meeting Venue: Heanor  DE75 7DT
Meeting Day: Thursday   Meeting Times: 19:30 - 22:00
Small friendly group of like minded souls, we have been around for over 30 years and have produced mainly OO layouts, including Ashbrook Junction, Brean Sands and the legendary Cedar Park. We meet weekly and have our own exhibition each February. We also attend exhibitions from time to time with our club layouts, these are currently Woodside Lane Stabling Point, Heanor South,Greenside Vale,Pedwardine Forest and Fenby Quay some have appeared in British Railway Modelling.
Details last updated 24th May 2020
Little Midland Society, Chesterfield
Contact Details: Society Chairman,  Mr Alan Walters  01246 204002
Meeting Venue: North-East Chesterfield Area,  Full Details Upon Application,  Chesterfield 
Meeting Day: Monday & Friday   Meeting Times: 7pm - 9.45pm
Oldest railway society in Chesterfield, founded in 1967. Mainly a model railway society with 'club' layouts in "O" "OO" "OO9" and "N" Gauges. A unique meeting place (details on application). Also we have a Museum of Railway Relics. Excursions to preserved railways, railway centres, museums and other places of interest are run during the 'summer' months. Occasional slide shows etc. Are held. A Society Magazine "The Little Midlander" is issued four times a year. Friendly. New members welcome.
Details last updated 10th September 2019
Mickleover Model Railway Group
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary.,  Peter Stanton  07798 858532
Meeting Venue: The Horsa Building,  Rear of Mickleover Community Centre, Uttoxeter Road, Mickleover,  Derby  DE3 0DA
Meeting Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wedenesday and Friday   Meeting Times: 19:30 - 22:00
The club has OO, N, and O Gauge layouts - Modern, British and Freelance. Open evenings are on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday Nights 7.30pm - 10pm. Please ring the contact number for further details.
Details last updated 11th August 2019
New Mills & District Railway Modellers
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Mr Stephen Taylor
Meeting Venue: Chalkers Snooker Club,  Redmoor Mill, Buxton RD,  New Mills  SK22 3JT
Meeting Day: 1st Wednesday of the month except July and August   Meeting Times: 8pm
Model railway club based in the High Peak, Derbyshire. Meetings are held on 1st Wednesday of each month except July and August at Chalkers Snooker Club, New Mills, Derbyshire at 8pm. Annual exhibition staged on the last weekend in February at Chapel-en-le-Frith Leisure Centre.
Details last updated 7th October 2017
Trent Valley Area Group (7mm Narrow Gauge Association)
Contact Details: Coordinator,  Neil Blair  07825 156248
Meeting Venue: Brunswick Inn,  1 Railway Terrace,  Derby  DE1 2RU
Meeting Day: Third Thursday of each month   Meeting Times: 7.30pm Onwards
We are the Trent Valley Area Group of the 7mmNGA. We meet on the third Thursday of the month in the Brunswick Inn in Derby, where we talk trains and any other interests that the group has. Our group layout (Henmore Dale Light Railway) is currently being worked on, and working parties take place at members houses.
Details last updated 16th August 2019

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