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KEY to QUICKINFO Symbols:
Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
L:16
 No. of Traders
T:8
 Club Stand
CS
 Modelling Demos
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April 2019

  • Sat 6th - Beckenham & West Wickham MRC -  Vintage Toy Train Show
    St John's Church, Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham, Kent
    South London's Premier Vintage Toy Train Show. With Free on street parking and restricted parking on site for disabled only. Fully accessible by HAND POWERED wheel chair users. Hot meals and sandwiches available. Adults £6 and children Under 15 FREE with an accompanying paying adult.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:8
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - 31a (Cambridge) Model Railway Club -  Cambridge Model Railway Exhibition
    Sawston Village College, New Road, Sawston, Cambridge, Suffolk
    Since moving to this larger venue in 2012 and enlarging in 2013 and 2015, the Exhibition has continued to be a great success. The venue has easy access from all local main roads M11, A11 & A505 (Note: please see below for directions). The Exhibition features: Working Layouts, Full Trade Support, Club Stand, Demonstrations, Refreshments and a LARGE FREE CAR PARK. We try to cater for both the enthusiast and the mildly interested, with a cross section of scales and eras  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:12
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - Hillingdon Railway Modellers -  Test Track Open Day
    Yiewsley Baptist Church Hall (Side Entrance), 74 Colham Avenue, Yiewsley, Hillingdon, Greater London
    Bring your O, OO, or N gauge locos and trains to run on our club's three test tracks. DC and DCC is available. Please note: This is not an exhibition but a chance to meet fellow modellers and try out your models. Expert help is on hand from knowledgeable club members if you have any problems with your models, and we very much welcome new members should you wish to join the club. Refreshments will be available all day. Nearest station: West Drayton (12 minutes walk): buses 222, 350, U1/3/5
    QUICKINFO: 
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - West Wiltshire Model Railway Circle -  Annual Spring Model Railway Exhibition
    Holt Village Hall, The Street, Holt, NR Trowbridge, Wiltshire
    Same larger hall in same village location close to the County Town of Trowbridge with parking in free village hall car park. from A350 follow National Trust signs for 'The Courts.' Sandwiches and drinks by our catering team. Holt is a small village 2 miles North of the County Town but has a post office, shop, several pubs, a cafe and easy road access. Layouts in N, 00, HO, OO9, and O  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10+
    T:2
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - Newgog -  The South Wales 0 Gauge Show
    Lysaghts Institute, Orb Road, Newport, Gwent
    This will be our 6th Newgog Exhibition at the Lysaght Institute ,  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:11
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - East Surrey N Gauge - N Gauge Forum -  N Gauge Southeast 2019
    Riddlesdown Collegiate, Honister Heights, Purley, Surrey
    In 2019 East Surrey N Gauge are linking up with the N Gauge Forum to present a new N gauge show for the southeast. We will maintain the friendly club atmosphere of the ESNG, and of NGF, but will be able to present a larger show with more layouts and specialist readers. and will, of course, make every effort to serve real coffee. Details will be updated as we confirm layouts and traders.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25+
    T:10+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - Chelmsford & District Model Railway Club -  St. Augustine Small Layouts Model Railway Exhibition
    St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, St. Augustine Way, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex
    For the ninth year running members and friends of the Chelmsford & District Model Railway Club are staging a model railway exhibition which showcases some of the very best of the Small Layouts produced. All these layouts are under sixteen feet in length and some of them are making their first appearance at a model railway event. Three Traders will be available for you to make purchases of model railway equipment.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:3
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - Sun 7th - GWR Modellers -  Cheltenham Model Railway Exhibition
    St Margarets Hall, Coniston Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Bi-annual exhibition in aid of Pied Piper Appeal. Please see website for up-to-date information about layouts, displays and traders. Also travel directions and preview photos.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:11
    T:6
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - Sun 7th - Bingham Model Railway Club -  South Notts Model Railway Show  - **Updated**
    Cotgrave Welfare, Woodview, Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire
    Bingham MRC's annual show at Cotgrave Welfare. At least 15 quality layouts. Wheelchair users free entry as much of the venue is inaccessible to wheelchairs. Family group is 2 adults plus up to 5 children.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:15
    T:7
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - Sun 7th - Severn Valley Railway -  Open House Weekend
    Severn Valley Railway, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
    The Severn Valley Railway's Open House Weekend is back, with dates you'll want to put in your diary! With a number of model railways on display along the Railway, behind the scenes tours and a whole host of other attractions, this is an event not to be missed! With both full-size steam and diesel trains in service during the event running between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth, there's plenty to see both on and off the rails.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:35
    Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - Sun 7th - Nailsea & District Model Railway Club -  Nailsea Model Railway Exhibition 2019
    Nailsea School, Mizzymead Road, Nailsea, Bristol
    Nailsea & District Model Railway Show 2019  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:18
    T:7
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 7th - South Buckinghamshire O Gauge Running Group -  Public Running Session  - CANCELLED
    St. Dunstan's Catholic Church Hall, Wakeman Road, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Sun 7th - Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club -  Live Steam Open Day (Ride on Railway)
    Adjacent to North Side of Chadwell Heath Station, Station Road, Chadwell Heath, Greater London
    Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club is holding it's first monthly open day of the year with train rides (sometimes steam) for all the family. The train rides will be on our 7 1/4 inch outside railway for 70p a ride (4 pounds all day pass) and refreshments available. Children positively encouraged.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:5
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 7th - Guildford O Gauge Group -  Open Day
    Normandy Village Hall, Manor Fruit Farm, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, Guilford, Surrey
    Normandy Junction being a large 7mm layout 40'x18' with trains representing all regions and many time scales. Also a test track will be in operation.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:9
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Fordingbridge Rotary Club -  Fordingbridge Model Railway Exhibition
    Avonway Community Centre, 39 Shaftesbury Street, Fordingbridge, Hampshire
    This annual event presents a wide range of layouts some depicting the Salisbury and Dorset Joint Railway which operated locally. Live steam demonstrations will also be part of the day. All proceeds supporting local Rotary involvements and projects which will be displayed.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16
    T:4
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Heywood Model Railway Group -  Open Day
    Unit 4 Park Works, River Street, Heywood, Lancashire
    Admission free (donations appreciated) layouts in N to G in both DC and DCC bring your own loco and stock to run also A3 rail Hornby Dublin Layout. Free admission but donations are appreciated
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8-12
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Norwich Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Hellesdon High School, Middletons Lane, Norwich, Norfolk
    We will be holding our annual exhibition again this year at our usual venue of Hellesdon High School. There should be at least 15 working layouts and a good selection of traders. Free parking is available on-site and the exhibition is available to wheelchair users. Admission is £5.00 for all adult visitors and accompanied under 16 year old family members are free. We would like to invite you to pay us a visit.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15
    T:10
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - De Havilland Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Methodist Church, Ludwick Way, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
    Two floors of exhibits all accessible to those with limited mobility. Over a dozen layouts in various gauges. Our famous club layout Havil Junction will be running together with Shabbey Road our infamous Underground Ernie layout for children and adults.The exhibition is supported by local traders and societies, free parking and refreshments available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12+
    T:9
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Sun 14th - Bentley Model Railway Group -  Trainwest 2019
    Springfield Community Campus, Beechfield Road, Corsham, Wiltshire
    Trainwest is the largest model railway exhibition in Wiltshire and one of the major model railway shows in the West of England. The exhibition brings together the best layouts from all over. Britain, many of which have never before been exhibited in this part of the country. The layouts have been selected to represent a wide range of scale and gauge combinations and feature railways from Britain and overseas. Advance tickets save £2.00 per person - details on the web site.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:20
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Sun 14th - North East of England N Gauge Group -  4th Model Railway Exhibition
    Gateshead Masonic Hall, Alexandra Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
    The Club are working towards this being an annual event. This will be its fourth exhibition. It is the only exhibition in the north of England to be wholly dedicated to N Gauge. Layouts will mainly belonging to members and the club itself with at least two visiting layouts. It is another opportunity to find out more about N Gauge modelling. The Club are always on the lookout for new members and are available to answer your questions.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8/9
    T:2
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Sun 14th - Crawley Model Railway Society -  Our 60th Year in Operation
    Tanbridge House School, Farthings Hill, Guildford Road, Horsham, West Sussex
    Crawley Model Railway Society is proud to be celebrating its 60th anniversary  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16
    T:12
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Sun 14th - Ivanhoe Model Railway Society -  Mountsorrel Model Railway Exhibition
    The Mountsorrel Memorial Centre, 105 Leicester Road, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire
    The Ivanhoe Model Railway Society may well have been out of the exhibition game since Rolls Royce closed its Mountsorrel site back in 1994, but in 2019, we're back and hosting a new and exciting event at the village's brand new, "Mountsorrel Memorial Centre". We look forward to seeing you.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20+
    T:10
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 20th - 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 20th - Ilfracombe Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition  - **Updated**
    The Space, Emmanual Church, Wilder Road, Seafront, Ilfracombe, Devon
    Model railways of gauges in O, OO, N, OO9 local club stand, visiting layouts, Pay and Display Carpark near with level access. Lots of cafes, shops and beaches near
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:1
    CS
    Md

  • Sat 27th - Rotary Club of Fareham -  Rotarail 2019
    Fareham College, Bishopsfield Road, Fareham, Hampshire
    This will be the Seventh Rotarail exhibition held in Fareham College and our aim is to provide some fine layouts in most gauges. Parking is all on-site and plentiful, everywhere is wheelchair friendly and you can refresh yourself in their superb restaurant. This charity event raised £2, 300 for 'Flat Spaces' in 2018 and has raised over £10, 500 since it started. For 2019, we will be supporting Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air ambulance.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:23
    T:12
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 27th - Luton Model Railway Club -  An Exhibition of O Gauge Model Railways
    Flitwick Village Hall, Dunstable Road, Flitwick, Bedfordshire
    The Luton Model Railway Club O gauge exhibition has moved to a new venue for 2019, in the Flitwick Village Hall. Flitwick is easily accessible by train from St Pancreas and the hall is 5 minutes walk from the station. For those coming by car the M1 is approximately 3.5 miles away and there is plenty of free parking. A good selection of layouts including some being seen for the first time. Tea and coffee and light snacks will be available, and there is a pub & local cafe close by.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:8
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 27th - Hornby Railway Collectors Association (H.R.C.A) Ltd -  50th Anniversary Hornby Train Show
    Naec, Stoneleigh Park, Warwick Suite, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire
    Lots of Big Noisy Trains Running, Kids of All ages 18months to 118 will love it. Up to Twenty Large Multi-Track Working Layouts of Hornby 0 Gauge and Hornby Dublo plus Children’s running layout . All from the Golden Era of Toy Trains (1920 to 1964). Leading Hornby Toy Train Dealers and Spares Suppliers. Hot & Cold Refreshments. £5.00 per Adult. HRCA Members FREE and CHILDREN (under 15) accompanied by an adult FREE. Fully Accessible to HAND POWERED Wheelchairs  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:10
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 27th - Sun 28th - Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club -  West Essex Modelrail
    St. Edwards School, London Road, Romford, Essex
    Large model railway exhibition, both general and fine scale, presented by Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club, featuring 20+ layouts supported by trade and society stands. FULLY WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE to all layouts. Refreshments both hot and cold. Large FREE car park. Arguably the best show, in terms of quality, in the county so please come and see for yourself.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20+
    T:15
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 27th - Sun 28th - Sutton Coldfield Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Bishop Walsh School, Wylde Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
    This year for the first time we will be having 3 demonstration stands at the exhibition showing you how to maintain your locomotive fleet, how to get the most out of DCC and how to build card kit buildings. Along with 14 quality layouts from near and far featuring the ever popular Museum of Transport and Watney & Worsted from the Warley Student Members group. This will be an exhibition not to be missed.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:14
    T:10
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 28th - Keighley Model Railway Club -  Spring Open Day
    Keighley Business Centre, Knowle Mill, South Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire
    People should pay us a visit at our Clubrooms in Knowle Mills, on South Street Keighley. There will be Layouts of various gauges and scales. Refreshments are available, Free Parking and, Lift access. We are a friendly group of like minded people. COME AND JOIN US  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:13
    T:1
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 28th - Stowmarket Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre, Gainsborough Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk
    A warm family friendly event where the exhibition committee have sought a selection of first class layouts, covering various localities, real and imaginary, modelled in different eras and scales.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16
    T:13
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

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