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Clubs and Societies Directory - SOMERSET

LOCAL RAILWAY CLUBS IN SOMERSET - Societies based in a particular locale often with regular meetings and get togethers.
Bath Boys' Brigade Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Club Leader,  Rob Williams
The Bath Boys' Brigade Model Railway Club normally meets on the first Friday of each month. Boys and staff are building a modular layout which slots together to create a 28' (and growing) layout to run our stock on. The club is open to BB members in school year 7 or over. from the website click - Model Railway Club
Details last updated 10th March 2019
Burnham and District Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Exhibition Manager,  Mark Savage  01934 830462
Meeting Venue: Burnham on Sea Community Centre,  Berrow Road,  Burnham on Sea 
Meeting Day: Tuesdays and Thursdays   Meeting Times: 19.00 to 21.00
We are a thriving Model Railway Club who promote the hobby by building, exhibiting and providing monthly running sessions for all ages as well as exhibiting around the country. We also organize Sedgemoor Rail Winter and Summer Exhibitions
Details last updated 29th April 2019
Exmoor Coast Railway Modellers
Contact Details: Officer,  David Nelhams  01643 706736
Meeting Venue: Sainsbury Hall,  Sainsbury Road,  Minehead  TA24 8JZ
Meeting Day: Wednesday   Meeting Times: 7.30pm to 10.30pm
We are a small and informal model railway group who specialise in 4m/00 gauge modelling. We are building a new, large finescale layout, concentrating on a high quality finish. We intend to stay as a smallish group and therefore membership is by invitation only after a mutually agreeable probation period. Visitors are very welcome to drop in for a cuppa & choccie biscuit(!) but please phone first to confirm when you will attend.
Details last updated 30th June 2019
Contact Details: Organiser,  Bob Harris  01963 440167
Meeting Venue: Sparkford Village Hall,  Church RD,  Sparkford, Yeovil  BA22 7JN
Meeting Day: EVERY MONDAY   Meeting Times: 10.00am Till 12.01pm
Retired or tired members enjoying a running session over tea cofee and sometimes wine and cake.Friendly gang to whom having fun and enjoying ogauge is their main objective some layout construction with one 14' x 2' layout having been shown at a local model railway show.Open 10am till 12pm every Monday except xmas day.
Details last updated 31st December 2019
Nailsea & District Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Secretary,  Heather Hatch  07581 182561
Meeting Venue: Clevedon Craft Centre,  Moor Road (east),  Clevedon  BS21 6TD
Meeting Day: Tuesday   Meeting Times: 19.30 - 22.00
Members model in scales from G to N British, American and continental, various eras. Attend model railway exhibitions to show club and members own layouts.
Details last updated 25th May 2020
Sedgemoor Gauge O Group
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Paul Cox  01278 684606
Meeting Venue: Pawlett Church Village Hall,  Main Road (A38),  Pawlett, NR. Bridgwater  TA6 4SF
Meeting Day: 2nd Monday of each Month   Meeting Times: 18.30pm
Affiliated to the Gauge O Guild. Formed by members interested in modelling in Gauge O. We as the local club have 23 members to date.
Details last updated 24th August 2020
Shepton & District Model Railway Society
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  John Perrett  01761 232950
Meeting Venue: Shepton Mallet 
Meeting Day: Tuesdays & Thursdays   Meeting Times: 1930-2130
Organisers of the annual Mendip Model Railway Exhibition, held on the second weekend of June. The club and most members, model in 4mm scale (OO). The club has a large 'N'(BR) layout, Midford, under renovation.
Some members also model in O-16.5;OO-9;2FS,O gauge, gauge 1.
Details last updated 7th May 2019
Signals Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Admin,  Ken Bowen-Jones  07970 114336
Meeting Venue: Signals Models,  10 High Street,  Midsomer Norton  BA3 2LE
Meeting Day: Mondays   Meeting Times: 7pm
A Model Railway Club based in Midsomer Norton, Somerset - currently building a 12 x 3ft N gauge exhibition layout.
The club meets every Monday evening at Signals Model Shop, 7pm
Details last updated 16th August 2020
Somerset Railway Modellers Club
Contact Details: Exhibition Manager,  Mr Steve Pike  07826 516520
Meeting Venue: Wellington  TA21 9DD
Meeting Day: Wednesday (other times/days by arrangement)   Meeting Times: 7.00pm - 10.00pm
We are a friendly club who meet every Wednesday in Washford near Minehead. We now have our own exclusive premises which gives us an excellent opportunity to expand our layout building. We have layouts in 2mm, 4mm and 7mm, with new projects under way or planned. We also organise one of the country's largest exhibitions, Rail-Ex Southwest (Taunton) every autumn. We welcome both experienced modellers and newcomers alike to join us, just pop in for a chat or a cup of tea & a digger butty.
Details last updated 4th February 2019
Taunton Model Railway Group
Contact Details: Secretary,  Simon Ford  07879 852736
Meeting Venue: Platform 1,  Bishops Lydeard Station,  Taunton  TA4 3BX
Meeting Day: Monday and Thursday evenings   Meeting Times: 19:30 - 21:30
The home of the exciting 60 ft x 12ft 4mm scale exhibition Layout 'Bath Green Park'. Our Tamerig layout has now been dismantled as it was life expired. We are in the process of designing a new layout to replace it. Therefore it is a great time to join our number and learn all the skills of railway modelling. We meet on Monday and Thursday evenings and welcome visitors and potential new members who might like to consider joining. Email or phone our secretary to arrange.
Details last updated 7th April 2019
Taunton Town Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Founder And First Point Of Contact,  Graham Warner  01823 327155
Meeting Venue: Contact Graham For Meeting Details And Location,  Curland,  Taunton Area  TA35SE
Meeting Day: Wednesday & Sundays ( Sundays daytime only)   Meeting Times: Day Time 10 am to 4 PM and 7 PM to 10 PM
We are a friendly small club and are pleased to help any newcomer to this form of modelling. We enjoy our time together working, learning and having fun so come and meet us
If you are coming to Somerset and wish to meet us you will be very welcome.
Our new Club room is open Wednesdays 10am to 4pm and 7pm to 10pm and 10 to 4pm Sundays
So give Graham a call on 01823 327155 between to 9pm closed Wednesdays
See our website at for clubroom open status
Details last updated 5th September 2017
The OO9 Society (Swoon's Group)
Contact Details: Treasurer,  Geoff Bowyer
Meeting Venue: Taunton Area 
Meeting Day: Various   Meeting Times: Various
Group of local narrow gauge modellers with an emphasis on OO9.
Details last updated 15th April 2019
West Camel Model Railway Society
Contact Details: Secretary,  Stephen Jarrett  01749 347297
Meeting Venue: Davis Hall,  West Camel,  Yeovil  BA22 7QX
Meeting Day: Saturday and Wednesday   Meeting Times: Sat: 9.00am-12.00pm Noon Wed: 1.00pm-4.00pm
Small Friendly Socitey.
We have test tracks in the 3 main gauges and also working exhibition standard layouts in all three main gauges.
Details last updated 29th April 2016
Yeovil Model Railway Group
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Simon Wright
Meeting Venue: Near Yeovil 
Meeting Day: Wednesdays   Meeting Times: 3:00pm to 10:30pm
The club meets weekly in our own clubrooms and has 4 exhibition layouts 'South Junction', in 4mm EM gauge & 'Gasworks, 'The Summit' & 'Evercreech New' all in 7mm O guage. YMRG have test tracks in N, OO & O gauge, as well as Hornby Dublo. We have just started a Finescale OO layout based on Ahyno Junction with with continuous scenery. We welcome all people with a model rail interest from all era's, and scales. Please see our informative website for more details
Details last updated 14th February 2019

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