Erith Model Railway Society
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).
21st Annual Charity Wilmington Model Railway Exhibition 2017.
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 14th October - 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Sunday 15th 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.
|Aldwych||London Underground||OO||Basildon MRC|
|Dudley Road||Birmingham Area - 1995-Present||OO||Beckenham & West Wickham MRC|
|Fleet Lane||BR Eastern Region/London Transport - 1948-1962||OO||EMRS|
|Happisburgh Goods||BR Eastern Region - 1950s-1960s||O||The Model Railway Club|
|Hatch End||BR West Coast Main Line - 1980s||N|
|Hookhills Viaduct||BR Western Region - 1960s||N|
|Kingswood||British||OO||West Kingsdown MRC|
|Layout Name TBC||British||N||EMRS|
|Little Sewage Works Railway||British||Gn15||River MRC|
|Long Sutton Junction||Midlands - Modern Image||N||Dartford MRG|
|Maxwell||British Freelance||N||Croydon MRS|
|Newbury Road||BR Midland Region - 1960s-Present||N||EMRS|
|Quarry Bank||British||N||N Gauge Society (North West Kent Area Group)|
|Roast Green Road Depot||Essex/Cambridgeshire Farm||O-16.5||Chelmsford & District MRC|
|Sand Point||British||OO9||Greenwich & District Narrow Gauge Railway Society|
|Scullers Farm||Middle England Freelance||N|
|Tim's Trains||n/a - Children's Have-A-Go||OO||Wilmington Trains4Charity|
|Wilmington||British Freelance||OO||Wilmington Trains4Charity|
|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 (TBC)||Presented by Richard Slater|
|AGL Associates - Loads of Loads||Wagon Loads|
|Andy Lynch Railways||Pre-Enjoyed|
|Charity Transport Models & Books (TBC)||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|
|St. Michael's Sales||Donated New & Pre-Enjoyed|
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.
All profits from this exhibition will be donated to the following charities:-
|Demelza House Children's Hospice|
|The Railway Children|
|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).
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.
|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|
If you have a layout that you would like to exhibit at a future Wilmington exhibition, please contact: Richard Arding (Acting Wilmington Exhibition Manager).