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September 2021

  • Thu 30th September - Mon 4th October - British Railway Modellers of Australia (BRMA) -  Annual Convention 2021
    St Francis Winery Resort, 14 Bridge Street, Old Reynella, Sa 5161, Australia
    The British Railway Modellers of Australia ANNUAL CONVENTION. ADELAIDE, SA. Workshops, talks, demonstrations, bring-And-Buy, members' modelling competition, gala dinner, layout visits. Non-Members welcome.

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October 2021

  • Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd - Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club -  Becontree Model Railway Showcase
    Bethel Christian Centre, 170 Bennets Castle Lane, Dagenham, Greater London
    Our fourth annual club showcase, where the idea is to promote the activities of the club to prospective members, the public at large and to provide a platform for being active in the community close to where the club is based. Free entry for children under 16 when ACCOMPANIED otherwise a £2 entry fee applies.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd - Wigan Finescale Railway Modellers -  Wigan Model Railway Exhibition 2021
    Robin Park Leisure Center, Loire Drive, Wigan, Lancashire
    We hope to be holding the next Wigan Model Railway Exhibition over the weekend of the 2nd & 3rd of October 2021. Online discount tickets will be on sale from the 30th of June 2021 £10 per person Up to 4 children under 16 FREE with any adult   MORE DETAILS HERE...

  • Sat 9th - Heywood Model Railway Group -  Open Day
    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 gauge,s plus A 3 rail Hornby Dublin Layout
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 9th - Sun 10th - Christchurch Model Railway Club -  Christchurch Model Railway Exhibtion
    Bournemouth School For Girls, Castle Gate Close, Off Castle Lane West, Bournemouth, Dorset
    We are planning our next exhibition and hope to welcome you back in October 2021
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 9th - Sun 10th - Dundee Model Railway Club -  Model Railway and Hobbies Exhibition
    Ardler Community Complex, Turnberry Avenue, Dundee, Angus
    Dundee Model Railway Clubs annual exhibition has been cancelled due to covid-19 we are planning to reschedule for October 2021. There may be a chance of meeting earlier in the year, this depends totally on permission from the Scottish Government  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sun 10th - Oxford & District Model Railway Club -  Oxrail 2021 Incorporating Zedex Virtual Exhibition  - **New Entry**
    We look forward to welcoming friends old and new to visit our Online show OXRAIL 2021. If you would like to participate in this show as a exhibitor or trader please contact us.

  • Sat 16th - Abingdon & District Model Railway Club -  Didcot Model Railway Exhibition
    Didcot Civic Hall (TBC), Britwell Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire
    Abingdon and District Model Railway club provisionally plan to hold our annual Didcot exhibition in October. Due to the disruption of the last year, details of time and location may change, and will be updated here when we have confirmed them.

  • Sat 16th - Midarc -  Wombourne Autumn Model Railway Show
    Wombourne Civic Centre, Gravel Hill, Wombourne, Staffordshire
    Our Annual Autumn Exhibition.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 16th - Sun 17th - Uckfield Model Railway Club -  36th Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition
    Uckfield Civic Centre, Civic Approach, Uckfield, East Sussex
    The 2021 Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition will once again be featuring a selection of some of the best quality layouts around. There will be full trade support as well as demonstration & society stands. Restaurant within the Civic Centre will be open throughout the weekend. Up to two children (Aged 5 to 15 inclusive) will be admitted free if accompanied by an Adult. Unaccompanied & additional children £4.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 23rd - Carmarthen Modellers Club -  8th Annual Model Exhibition
    Llangunnor Primary School, Penymorfa Lane, Llangunnor, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
    This years Model Exhibition will be held at a new venue in Carmarthen in October. We are using the Llangunnor Primary School main hall for October half-Term. There is ample car-Parking & the venue is within walking distance of the town & railway station. Club members will be displaying many of their lockdown creations & local model traders will be in attendance. A 'come & try it' table will offer youngsters an opportunity to make their own model to take home.

  • Sat 23rd - NMRA British Region -  Grand Junction
    Derby Conference Centre, London Road, Derby, Derbyshire
    NMRA British Region convention, layouts and traders for modellers of North American prototypes
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 23rd - Winchester American & Continental O Gauge Exhibition
    Kings School, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire
    The only O Gauge event in the UK for Continental and American models in the range of scales from 1:43 to 1:50 will hopefully return on Saturday 23rd October 2021. We have booked the hall and some exhibits and most importantly the catering department for the all day breakfasts ! Obviously we are following things closely so please check our website for updates.  MORE DETAILS HERE...

  • Sun 24th - Central Southern O Gauge Group -  Annual Exhibition
    Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne Minster, Dorset
    Our annual exhibition with layouts and test track for fine and course scale (No live steam) and trade stands  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 30th - Birmingham Model Railway Club -  Annual Exhibition
    Arden Hall, Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands
    BMRC annual exhibition with the usual wide range of layouts and traders. Something for everyone! Thomas layout for the kids ( And adults!). Lots of good trade stalls with plenty of bargains. Find out more about BMRC - New members welcome. NOTE CHILD FREE WITH ADULT!  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 30th - Stephenson MRG Rainhill -  7th Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    The Guide House, Corner of Old Lane and Stoney Lane, Rainhill, Merseyside
    Welcome to our 7th annual model railway exhibition held at the Guide House. We have both British and European layouts on display along with Thomas the Tank engine which children both big and small are encouraged to operate it.Refreshments are provided by our partners, the Guide House Management Team and will be available throughout the day. There is lots of on street parking locally so there should be no problems.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 30th - Newhaven & District Model Railway Club -  Seaford Show  - **New Entry**
    Seaford Baptist Church, Belgrave Road, Seaford, East Sussex
    It is preposed to run our show this year, depending on the COVID 19 situation.

  • Sat 30th - Sun 31st - Caistorail -  Annual Model Railway Show
    Caistor Town Hall, High Street, Caistor, Lincolnshire
    There is limited parking at the hall and free on street parking close by. PLEASE NOTE This event is being planned and will take place unless it has to be cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 30th - Sun 31st - GWR Modellers -  Cheltenham Model Railway Exhibition
    St Margarets Hall, Coniston Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Bi-Annual exhibition in aid of St Margarets Hall. Please see website for up-To-Date information about layouts, displays and traders. Also travel directions.

  • Sat 30th - Sun 31st - Great British Model Railway Show
    British Motor Museum, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire
    Admission includes unlimited access to extensive Motor Museum displays. Discounted advance tickets available via website. Free courtesy bus from Leamington Spa station on Sat only. Show sponsored by Hornby Hobbies and includes exclusive Members' Lounge.

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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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