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February 2018

  • Sat 3rd - Sodbury Vale Model Railway Club -  34th Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    St Mary's Church Hall, Church Road, Yate, South Gloucestershire
    Sodbury Vale Model Railway Club's 34th Annual Model Railway Exhibition will again be held in the fantastic setting of St Mary's Church and the Church Hall, right in the centre of Yate. an easy walk from the Yate Shopping Centre Car Park. Please note that there is only disabled parking adjacent to the Church. Admission for accompanied children (under 16s) is FREE.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Alton Model Railway Group -  Febex 2018
    Eggars School, London Road, Alton, Hampshire
    Alton Model Railway Group will be holding their annual exhibition once again at Eggars School. The exhibition will be opened on Saturday morning by Steve Flint who will also judge the best layout in the exhibition and present the Railway Modeller Shield to the winning layout. We are retaining the admission price as per last year so for all Adults it is £4.50, and accompanied children under 16 are free. The free preseved bus service will once again be running from Alton station.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Kilmarnock and District Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Linthouse Building, 6 Gottries Road, Irvine, Ayrshire
    New venue in 2018 booked. Pooleys Puffers and North Road Models conformed, Douglas Blades and ARPG to Confirm. MERG and Scottish Modellers to confirm. Maritime museum has considerable free parking outside venue. Hot drinks and light snacks available. Snacks and Meals available in "Puffers" - the Museum cafe.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Stafford Railway Circle -  Model Railway Exhibition Stafford  - **Updated**
    Stafford County Showground, Weston Road, Stafford, Staffordshire
    We will once again have plenty of layouts, traders and demonstrators for you to enjoy at the exhibition. This year we will have two themed areas. Our highly successful "small layout" section will be with us again with 10 layouts of various gauge that would fit in any home and also a selection of 9 layouts set in the north west of England. As well as these there are another 26 layouts in various scales for your entertainment. Refreshments available from the catering area and outside caf  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Blackpool & North Fylde MRC -  Club Open Day
    Cleveleys Community Centre & Church, Kensington Road (Off Beach Road), Cleveleys, Lancashire
    Club Open Day featuring both club & local layouts in various gauges together with trade support and a club sales stand. Light refreshments available. ample local parking. Easy access for disabled.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Grange Community Association -  36th Annual Modellers Exhibition
    The Grange Leisure Centre, Bepton Road, Midhurst, West Sussex
    This is the 36th Annual Modellers Exhibition to be held at the Grange. As in past years we will be hosting a full show with local modelling clubs and society as well as railway clubs from the local area and further afield in attendance.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Warners Exhibitions -  Festival of British Railway Modelling
    Doncaster Exhibition Centre, Leger Way, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
    Visitors can enjoy browsing over 30-handpicked layouts with a 'Best of British' theme and purchase must-have items in a variety of major scales, era and gauges from over 80 quality traders. There will be expert demonstrations, giving you an opportunity to enhance your modelling skills. Whether you're new to the hobby or looking to stock up on essentials, our Doncaster Show offers something for everyone. The show is kindly supported by:Doncaster & District Model Railway Club  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - East Dorset Area N Gauge Group -  Bournemouth Model Railway Exhibition
    Hamworthy Club, Magna Road, Wimborne, Dorset
    Besides the main Hall we have the Function Suite, the Pool Room and Two Squash Courts. Please be aware that there are steps down to the squash courts which may limit access to a few visitors. With the exception of that and the stage, the venue is fully wheelchair accessible. If you would like to attend as an exhibitor or trader in 2018 or beyond, please contact us as soon as possible.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Cale Rail and Gartell Light Railway -  13th Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Gartell Light Railway, Common Lane, Yenston, Near Templecombe, Somerset
    13th Annual Model Railway Exhibition hosted by Cale Rail & GLR. 12+ layouts (Details to follow), Historical Displays of Templecombe, Trade Stands, Refreshments, Train Service on GLR, Admission Adults £5, Concessions £4 (Model Railway show only) GLR train tickets excluded  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Tonbridge Model Railway Club -  Tonbridge Model Railway Exhibition
    The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent
    The Angel Centre is 5 minutes walk from Tonbridge Railway Station. It is believed that the Tonbridge Model Railway Exhibition is the largest one day show of its kind in the South East. it is always well attended with visitors from as far away as Bristol, Somerset and even from the North of England. A wide selection of layouts of all popular gauges will be on view as well as a broad selection of traders with support from railway societies and demonstrators.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sun 18th - Hubberts Bridge Model Show
    Hubberts Bridge Community Centre, Langrick Road, Boston, Lincolnshire
    Model Railways, Boats, Trucks, Dolls Houses and Miniatures, Farming Displays, Fairground and many other models. Trade Stands and Refreshments. Come and see fantastic scale models. Meet the experts from local model clubs to talk about the hobby and give advice on all aspects of model making. Proceeds to the Lincs and Notts Air ambulance. Children Under 5 Free Admission.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Mid-Norfolk Railway -  Dereham Model Railway Exhibition
    Memorial Hall, Norwich Street, Dereham, Norfolk
    The popular exhibition returns to this prestigious venue. Supporting the Mid-Norfolk Railway who run trains on the day & supply the refreshments. Totally wheelchair friendly. Dereham has regular bus services from as far as Peterborough & Gt. Yarmouth. The MNR has a station in Wymondham, which is on the Norwich to Ely line. Full details of the event will be added later.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 25th - Amberly Services -  Public O Gauge Running Session
    St. Dunstan's Church Hall, Wakeman Road, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire
    Come and run your locos and stock on the AMBERLY Services test track or just sit and watch the trains go by. There will also be trade support from the AMBERLY Services stand as well as guest traders. Light refreshments are available and there is free parking in the adjacent public car park. The venue is an approximate 5 minute walk from Bourne End Station. PLEASE NOTE the admission price has increased to £5 per person.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 25th - Ilkeston (Woodside) M.R.C -  15th Annual Show
    Trowell Parish Hall, Stapleford Road, Trowell, Nottinghamshire
    Our friendly show is now in its 15th year, we welcome our regulars and look forward to meeting some new faces each year, our 2018 show is on the 25th of February and already has some great items booked  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

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