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Clubs and Societies Directory - LEICESTERSHIRE

LOCAL RAILWAY CLUBS IN LEICESTERSHIRE - Societies based in a particular locale often with regular meetings and get togethers.
Ivanhoe Model Railway Society
Contact Details: Secretary,  George Ansell
Meeting Venue: Barrow Upon Soar 
Formed many years ago from the remains of the Rolls-Royce (Mountsorrel) Model Railway Group, we are a small group of modellers of all abilities who meet to build layouts and associated items, and put the world to rights over a mug of tea and chips.
Details last updated 2nd January 2020
Leicester Model Railway Group
Contact Details: Event Organiser,  Peter Nicholson  01162 538211
Meeting Venue: The 'LMRG' Clubhouse,  NR. Cossington,  Leicester 
Meeting Day: Wednesday   Meeting Times: 7.00pm - 10.00pm & Later
Considered to be one of the oldest railway groups in the country, 'Leicester Model Railway Group' originally started in 1948.
We currently like to get together once a week on Weds nights to model & operate in 'O' 'OO' and 'N' Gauge's, together with DCC.
In addition, we have a comfortable Tea/Coffee bar, a huge reference Library together with test tracks. We hold many social events during the course of the year.
We are a friendly bunch of all ages with aspects of model railway building in
Details last updated 20th November 2020
Lutterworth Railway Society
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Mr D Hanger  01455 203307
Meeting Venue: United Reform Church,  George St,  Lutterworth  LE17 4EF
Meeting Day: Normally 1st and 3rd Thursday Sept to June   Meeting Times: 1930 to 2200 HRS
Railway society of approx. 35 members interested in many railway subjects and has 2 weekly meetings/talks etc. from Sept through till May and visits to railway and model railway related sites from June to Aug. There is also section of 'N' and '00' gauge modellers. The society runs a model railway exhibition every year in May.
Details last updated 7th February 2020
Melton Mowbray Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Chairman,  John Spence
Meeting Venue: Toy Soldiers Practice Rooms,  Off Wilton Road,  Melton Mowbray 
Meeting Day: Tuesdays   Meeting Times: 7.30 - 10.00pm
We now meet on Tuesdays from 7.30 to 10.00pm. at Toy Soldiers Practice Rooms off Wilton Road car park in MM. Our current membership is 23. The club has a fairly extensive 00 layout and smaller 00, an N and an O gauge layout. When we meet we work in groups on various projects on the layouts and share our expertise and skills with each other. In addition, we have other events such as an annual railway quiz, slide/film shows and railway outings.
Details last updated 10th March 2020
Shepshed Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Chris Walker  01509 504319
Meeting Venue: The Glenmore Community Centre,  Thorpe Road,  Shepshed  LE12 9LU
Meeting Day: Wednesday   Meeting Times: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
A small friendly group which has been building a 00 gauge layout (Glenmore Parva) and is now available for exhibition and compliments the clubs N gauge layout (Deverdun). New members are always welcome, no experience required. The Club has been around for over 30 years originally starting as the Hind Leys MRC.
Details last updated 4th September 2019
Soar Valley Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Alex Chilton  07980 669991
Meeting Venue: Burton on the Wolds,  Loughborough 
Meeting Day: TUESDAY AND THURSDAY   Meeting Times: 7.00pm-10.00pm.
We are a friendly club of 50 plus members. We hold meetings twice a week.
We are currently working on 4 new layouts. Several of our existing layouts have been featured in the Railway Modeller and our 42ft. x 14ft. Exhibition Layout has featured on their Christmas DVD. We take our layouts to exhibitions, hold our own exhibition and open day events. We also hold social events throughout the year.
Details last updated 18th August 2019
Syston Model Railway Society
Contact Details: Email Manager,  Mr J Malpus  0794 841 9664
Meeting Venue: East Goscote Library,  Lingdale,  East Goscote  LE7 3XW
Meeting Day: Every Monday (except Bank Holidays)    Meeting Times: 19:30
A small club which aims to promote an interest in railways and modelling them in particular. The club holds an annual exhibition during spring half term, currently at Sileby Community Centre.
Details last updated 7th February 2020

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