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  • Add to Calendar 2018-09-08 10:00:00 2018-09-09 17:00:00 Europe/London The EM Gauge Society - Expo EM Autumn 2018 As usual we have at least eleven ‘finescale’ layouts representing the best in 4mm scale modelling, plus a guest layout in O gauge. In addition there will be around 20 specialist traders, at least 15 ‘Show you how’ demonstrations and a range of other special interest society stands. There will also be the EMGS Stores and the ever popular Members’ Second Hand Sales. Partington Sports Village, Chapel Lane, Partington, Manchester, Greater Manchester M31 4ES The EM Gauge Society FaceBook link The EM Gauge Society
      - Expo EM Autumn 2018

  • Sat 8th September 2018 - Sun 9th September 2018

  • Partington Sports Village, Chapel Lane, Partington, Manchester, Greater Manchester M31 4ES


    OPENING TIMES:  SAT 10.30am-5.30pm, SUN 10am-4.30pm
    ADMISSION:  Adults £8.00  Concessions £7.00     
    As usual we have at least eleven ‘finescale’ layouts representing the best in 4mm scale modelling, plus a guest layout in O gauge. In addition there will be around 20 specialist traders, at least 15 ‘Show you how’ demonstrations and a range of other special interest society stands. There will also be the EMGS Stores and the ever popular Members’ Second Hand Sales.

    The Autumnal flagship event of the EM Gauge Society will take place as usual this year over the weekend of September 8th/9th at Partington Sports Village, Manchester. On display will be at least eleven finescale layouts representing the best in 4mm scale modelling. Plus we are delighted to have this year, a guest layout in the form of Martin Stringer’s 7mm scale ‘Tollesbury Quay’ (MRJ 246) making one of its rare exhibition appearances. In addition there will be plenty of opportunity to stock up on modelling supplies with around 20 specialist traders in attendance, plus a wide variety of ‘Show you how’ demonstrations and other special interest society stands. As usual there will also be the EMGS Trade Stand and the extremely popular Members’ Second Hand Sales.
    Location:
    By Car - Within easy reach of the M60 (Junction 8). Follow the A6144 towards Partington. Just after the village centre, turn left into Chapel Lane at brown sign for Leisure Centre. Free on-site parking.
    SAT NAV - M31 4ES

    By Public Transport - on the Saturday there will be the usual Free Vintage Routemaster Bus Service from and to Urmston Railway Station during the show opening hours. However, due to poor uptake of this service on Sundays in previous years, the Vintage Bus may not be operating on the Sunday this year. Please check for updates via the EMGS website nearer the date of the event.
    As an alternative, Partington is on bus route 255 (Stagecoach) between the village and Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester) and which runs via Urmston (Queens Road) where there is the main line railway station. The nearest bus stop in Partington (Methodist Church) is on the A6144 main road, just near to the junction with Chapel Lane. The full timetable can be found the stagecoach website.

    A Catering Service will be available and there is Level Access to the venue.

    Admission Prices (valid for both days):
    2-Day visitor ticket - - £8.00
    EMGS Members - - - £7.00

    CONTACT:  Contact Exhibition Manager by mail  
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:11
    T:19
    CS
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    Free Parking Refreshments

    List of Traders Attending :   List of Layouts Attending :
    Alan Gibson
    247 Developments
    Accurascale
    Bill Hudson Transport Books
    Branchlines
    Brassmasters
    Direct Train Spares
    Ebma Hobby & Craft
    Eileen’s Emporium
    Emgs Trade Stand
    High Level Kits
    Judith Edge Kits
    Lanarkshire Models & Supplies
    London Road Models
    Model Railway Developments
    RT Models
    Stevenson Carriages & Millholme Models
    Wizard Models
    Stoney Bridge Structures
    Plus the Emgs Members’ Second Hand Sales Stand
      Croft Depot (P4) - 1960s BR (Ne Region) - (MRJ 215)
    Easingwold East (EM) - 1960s BR(E) - (RM Aug 2012)
    Glaisden (EM) - 1960s BR West Riding/calder Valley
    Hartburn (EM) - BR (Ner) 1970s
    Kinmundy (EM) - 1970s BR Scottish Region
    Leeman Road (P4) - 1960s BR (Ne Region)
    Rolleston-On-Dove (EM) - Late 1940s BR Midlands
    Three Score Vale (EM) - 1960s BR Steam South Wales
    Waterloo Street (P4) - 1950s BR Scottish Region
    Whithorn (EM) - Ex GSWR Southern Scotland 1960s
    Guest Layout: Tollesbury Quay (7mm Finescale) - Martin Stringer (MRJ 246)
    List of Demonstrations :   List of Other Displays :
    Andy Clayton - Diesel & Electric Locos
    Peter Crichton & Wayne Merridew - DCC
    Brian Davis - Wagon Loads
    Tony Gee - Buckingham Great Central
    Vernon Harrod - Model Wagon Construction
    Chris Hewitt - Resin Casting
    Pete Hill - RTR Conversions to EM
    Roy Jackson - Loco Construction
    John James - Split Chassis Construction
    Geoff Kent - Modelling in Plasticard
    Chris Rogers - Etched Brass Loco Kits
    Peter Sutherland - Coach Conversions
    Jason Thomas - Model Wagon Construction
    Mark Towers - Weathering Techniques
    Vincent Worthington - Coach Construction
      Special Interest/line Societies:
    Cumbrian Railways Association
    Great Central Railway Society
    North Eastern Railway Association

    HOW TO GET THERE:
    If you are Travelling by Car :   Nearest Railway Stations :
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Info Last Updated : 25th July 2018
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