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Future Exhibitions

If you have a layout, trade or society stand that you would like to exhibit at a future Wilmington exhibition, please contact: Richard Arding (Acting Wilmington Exhibition Manager).

22nd Annual Charity Wilmington Model Railway Exhibition 2018 (TBC).

Presented by St. Michael's & All Angels Church in association with the Erith Model Railway Society.

Sponsored by Ixion Model Railways Ltd, Kent Garden Railways, Invicta Model Rail Ltd, GB Models.com, Engine Shed Toys, David Wills Model Railways, Simon Kohler, Rail Freight Group, Oast Developments Ltd, Harrison Telescopes & Peco.

Exhibition Patrons: Simon Kohler and Jools Holland.

St. Michael's & All Angels Church & Church Hall, Church Hill (B258), Wilmington, Kent, DA2 7EG.

Click on the postcode above to be redirected to Google Maps (venue location marker however is slightly incorrect).

Saturday 13th October - 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Sunday 14th October - 10:00am to 4:30pm.

NB: The Church on Sunday will be available from mid-day onwards.

Featuring up to 15 layouts, plus trade support, light refreshments and other attractions, with at least 30 stands in total.

Layout Name Region/Era Gauge Club/Society/Association
All layouts to be booked/confirmed. Please check back at a later date.   Thank You.

Other Exhibitors (All TBC)

Charity Raffle Presented by St. Michael's Trains4Charity
Foxley Service Centre (Loco Diagnostic & Cleaning Service) Presented by EMRS
Steve's Model Building Services Presented by Steve Sharp
Titanic Model Presented by Richard Slater
Trade Stands (All TBC)  
AGL Associates - Loads of Loads Wagon Loads
Andy Lynch Railways Pre-Enjoyed
Charity Transport Models & Books Pre-Enjoyed - All profits to charity
David Wills Pre-Enjoyed & Spares
Doug's Model Trains & Tools Pre-Enjoyed & Modelling Tools
Engine Shed Toys Thomas & Friends
Euroscale Models Continental European Specialists
GB Models.com Range of New Products together with Pre-Enjoyed
Heritage In Motion DVDs
Kent Garden Railways Extensive range of OO, HO, N & G scales from all of the major manufacturers
Mike Pett - 'Supercast' Model Railway Figures
St. Michael's Sales Donated New & Pre-Enjoyed

Entry Prices:

Adults: £5.00.

Concessions: £4.00.

Children (5-15): £4.00.

Family (2+2): £14.00.

Children Under 5: Free.

Entry price includes free exhibition guide.

Refreshments: Hot & Cold Drinks, Bacon Sandwiches, Baked Potatoes, Light Lunches, Snacks & Home Made Cakes.

Additional Information:
All profits from this exhibition will be donated to the following charities:-

Demelza House Children's Hospice
The Railway Children
Cherished Memories
St. Michael's Youth Work

Donations of unwanted model railway items urgently needed - All proceeds to charity.

Free Local Parking (on Church Hill and surrounding roads).

Less than 5 minutes' walk from local bus stops Wilmington Curates Way & Wilmington Sackville Road served by Arriva route No. 477 (running between Bluewater Bus Station and Orpington Bus Station (for Orpington Railway Station), via Dartford Home Gardens (for Dartford Railway Station), Dartford Market Street (for Dartford Town Centre) and Swanley Railway Station).

Arthur Adams
1923 - 2012

In tribute to the memory of Arthur Adams, one of the longest serving members and Honorary Vice President of the Erith Model Railway Society, and one of the founders of the Wilmington exhibition, the Wilmington Model Railway Exhibition committee has introduced the Arthur Adams Trophy, which is awarded to the best layout in the exhibition as voted for by the public on the questionnaire accompanying the exhibition guide. The trophy was presented for the first time in 2012 and the list of previous winners is shown below.


Layout Name











2012 Stourford N BR (SR) Anthony Baker Medway Circle
2013 Settle & Carlisle N BR (LMR) Neil Cocksedge South Eastern Railwaymen's MRS
2014 Purbeck 009 Dorset John Thorne 009 Society
2015 Kings Park N BR (WCML) Andy Stephney Private
2016 Hobbs Hill OO BR (SR) Chris Bassett Tonbridge MRC
2017 Knuddelstien N Germany/Austria Philip Ford Private

If you have a layout that you would like to exhibit at a future Wilmington exhibition, please contact: Richard Arding (Acting Wilmington Exhibition Manager).

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