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December 2019

  • Sun 1st - Gauge One Vintage Tinplate Trains Group -  Christmas Party
    Avoncroft Arts Centre, Hanbury Road, Bromsgrove, Warwickshire
    Vintage Train Group Christmas Party. Trade Stands, Bring and Buy. Refreshments available
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Fri 6th - Great Eastern Models -  Great Eastern Goes Digital
    Great Eastern Model Railways, 199 Plumstead Road, Norwich, Norfolk
    Our Annual DCC day event hosted in our Norwich shop. come and learn about all things digital, for beginners and improvers. Layouts, demonstrations and advice from the experts. Retailers in attendance and layouts on show.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - St Pauls Church, Blackheath -  Model Train Exhibition St Paul's Church Blackheath
    St Pauls Church Hall, Vicarage Road, Blackheath, West Midlands
    This show , over 2 halls, will be warm & friendly with an early Christmas feel.It is aimed for the discerning Model train enthusiast with many award winning layouts & also for families ,children with two Thomas layouts.There will be established traders at the show dealing in both new and used trains, accessories and everything for the layout. Wheel chair friendly ,easy free parking, excellent kitchen serving hot & cold food &am  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Crawley Signal Box Preservation Society -  Open Day Event
    Crawley Signal Box, High Street, Crawley, West Sussex
    Crawley Signal Box Preservation Society is pleased to announce another of it's popular open days at the box at the top of Crawley High Street by the level crossing. Come and find out how railway signalling worked in the days before computer control when chips were what the signalman had for tea. You can play at being a signalman and pull some levers. Admission is free but donations are welcome to aid the continuing maintenance of the signal box. We look forward to welcoming visitors.

  • Sat 7th - Healthy Living Club Committee -  3nd Hailsham Model Railway Show
    Civic Community Centre, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex
    To follow on from the Hailsham Model Railway Show held on 2nd December 2017, we have decided to make this an annual event, a show that was full of fantastic Traders & Exhibitors alike. The Mayor opened the show, and picked Maxwell as the best in show, and a gold award was presented, later in the day, Maxwell also won the best in show as voted for by the Public, our Congratulations to Paul Osman and his team. 2018 Will be a slightly different format, less exhibitors, But Bigger Exhibits.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sandown Railway Enthusiasts Club -  2019 Christmas Model Railway Show
    Lake Community Centre, New Road, Lake, Sandown, Isle of Wight
    Sandown Railway Enthusiasts present the 2019 Christmas Model Railway Show at Lake Community Centre (Lions Club) on Saturday 7th December from 10:00 am till 4:00 pm Entry £3.00 Accompanied children Free  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 7th - Rhyl & District Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Parish Church & Community Hall, High Street, Prestatyn, Clwyd
    *ONE CHILD FREE (up to 15yrs) WITH EACH PAYING ADULT* Friendly Club run show with a mix of Club and other layouts, with an emphasis on small layouts (but not exclusively) in scales 'N' to 'G'. Various sales stands. In aid of Ty Gobaith Childrens Hospice and R&DMRC Roof fund. 3 hours Free parking next to venue (Off Nant Hall Road - obtain ticket from pay machines) or 3 hours at new Retail Park (5 min walk).  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - John Sutton Books and Models -  Steam & Mince Pies at Roddington
    Rodington Village Hall, Rodington, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
    Garden Railway show 2G Scale layouts 1 SM32 live steam layout with 7/8 traders all profits go to Rodington Village hall and Refreshment profits to South Staffs G Scale group .Free mince pie with your first hot drink .  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Warners Exhibitions -  The National Festival of Railway Modelling
    East of England Event Centre, Oundle Road, Alwalton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
    Once again the event, the largest model railway show in the East of England, will host over 30 must see layouts from a variety of major scales and gauges plus over 100 quality traders and demonstrators. Whether you're looking to stock up on essentials for your hobby or enjoy a family day out, our Peterborough Show offers something for everyone. Booking in advance will ensure you save up to £2 on your entry, receive 30 minutes early entry and a free show guide on arrival.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 8th - Guildford Model Engineering Society -  Stoke Park Railway Christmas Event
    Stoke Park, London Road, Guildford, Surrey
    Stoke Park Railway. Our Christmas Open Day with miniature steam train rides, garden railways and 4mm indoor layout. Festive food available. Free entry and parking.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - 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 in bouth DC and DCC bring your own locos and stock to run
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Burnham and District Model Railway Club -  Sedgerail Christmas Show
    King Alfred School, Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset
    The Sedgerail Christmas show features 15 layouts across a range of gauges. Plus supporting traders for all those Christmas present needs! Offering new and second hand model railways. Continental model railways. Model railway spares, military models, specialist glues, railway paintings, prints and greetings card. Plus a ragne of lego track, coaches, locomotives, bricks and more.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Gresley and Wychnor Model Railway Group -  Mince Pie Open Weekend
    Gresley Social Centre, 5a Park Road, Church Gresley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire
    Under 5s Free Our clubhouse is on an unmade-up road by a park  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 15th - Selkent Model Railway Club -  Bexleyheath Model Rail Show
    Bexleyheath Academy, Graham Road Entrance (Behind Asda), Bexleyheath, Kent
    Discounts on advertised ticket prices for pre booking plus access from 9.45am (15 mins before offical show start) Large exhibition now in its 5th year with great public transport access. Buses from Woolwich, Bluewater, Dartford, Bexleyheath, Plumstead, Bromley, Eltham, Blackheath, Sidcup & Greenwich stop 100 yards away at Bexleyheath centre bus terminus & Bexleyheath BR station is a 10 mins walk. Lots of parking and excellent trade support.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Mon 23rd - Famous Trains Model Railway -  Christmas Event
    Famous Trains Model Railway Building, Markeaton Park, Derby, Derbyshire
    Our Chinley model railway is the biggest 00-scale model railway in the East Midlands. It leads to the imaginary village terminus at Darley Green with its highly-detailed hillside village. There is also a typical Derbyshire canal basin and Cromford-type inclined plane. Visitors can sometime operate the Hornby-Dublo table-top railway, and there are other layouts of various gauges to attract visitors. Families can try our Christmas raffle and the kids can also play with toy model trains and tracks.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 28th - West Camel Model Railway Society -  Christmas Model Railway Exhibition
    Davis Hall, Howell Hill, West Camel, Yeovil, Somerset
    We are just south of the A303 west of Sparkford
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Sun 29th - Taunton Model Railway Group -  Open Days
    Bishops Lydeard Station, Station Road, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset
    We will be showing our multi award winning 'Bath Green Park' and our newest layout of Bishops Lydeard. Plus, enjoy steam trains in the station immediately outside our premises operated by the West Somerset Railway! Refreshments will be available.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

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