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Model Railway Exhibition.

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This will be your chance to win one of two Family tickets to the
SCRS 2019 Exhibition
on Sat 27th - Sun 28th April 2019

at Bishop Walsh School, Wylde Green Road, 
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B76 1QT.

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.
Model Railway Exhibition 2019

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Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
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T:8
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Refreshments

August 2019

  • Sat 3rd - Merseyside & South West Lancs Group of OO9 Society -  NG Group Meeting
    Corpus Christie Church Hall, Alfred Street, Rainford, Merseyside
    A meeting for Narrow Gauge modellers and followers Usual format, couple of layouts, test tracks and sales tables
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - South Warwickshire Narrow Gauge Modellers -  Stratford Industrial & Narrow Gauge Model Railway Show
    Methodist Church, Old Town, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire
    A charity show raising funds for Brain Tumour Support. More details to follow at a later date.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:18
    T:8
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Cleveland Model Railway Club -  Redcar Model Rail 2019  - **Updated**
    Redcar and Cleveland College, Corporation Road, Redcar, Cleveland
    Featuring 14 working layouts based upon widely varying themes and prototypes, built in various scales by members and visiting exhibitors. Members will be exhibiting 'Stockton' in N gauge for the first time. Included will be displays and demonstrations of modelling skills, a wide selection of trade stands, club sales stall, tombola, Pullman Society and Victoria's Wish charity. 10 minutes' walk from Redcar railway station.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:14
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 4th - 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 the usual monthly open day.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:5
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Mon 5th - Mon 26th - Chesterfield Railway Modellers -  Cromford Mill Charity Exhibition
    Arkwright Mill, Mill Lane, Cromford, Derbyshire
    A charity exhibition featuring Wingfield Junction(OO Gauge)(Freelance North Midlands 1948-1972(pre-TOPS)). Free entry, but requested donations in support of Sheffield and Chesterfield Special Care Baby Units. Display stands and information on Peak Rail, Ecclesbourne Railway and Chesterfield Railway Modellers. Venue is at the historic Arkwright Mill and canal, which has canal barge rides on Wed, Thurs and weekends.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Bexhill Model Railway Club -  50th Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    St Richards Catholic College, Ashdown Road, Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
    Bexhill-On-Sea Model Railway Club 50th Annual Model Railway Exhibition. Many Layouts of of various gauges on show. Demonstrations, Sales Stands. A good selection of refreshments available. ample free parking available on site. Complimentary show guide given with each entry. Details of club activities and membership given on request. For further information please visit our website.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8/10
    T:6
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Bressingham Steam Museum -  The East Anglia Garden Railway Show
    Bressingham Steam Museum, Low Road, Bressingham, Diss, Norfolk
    The annual Garden Railway Show at Bressingham Steam Museum featuring garden scale model railway layouts and nationally know traders. There will be opportunities for footplate rides and driver expereince sessions on the 2ft gauge railway. A miniature traction engine rally occurs on the same day too. A great day out for all the family at a special discounted entry price.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:8-10
    T:15+
    Md
    Free Parking

  • Sat 10th - Heywood Model Railway Group -  Open Day
    Unit 4 Park Works, River Street, Heywood, Lancashire
    Admission free (Donations appreciated) layouts in N to G scale bring your own locos and stock to run, DCC in all gauges.inclueding original 3 rail Hornby Dublin layout
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8-12
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Gauge One Model Railway Association (G1MRA) -  The Big Model and Hobby Show
    Southport Convention Centre, Promenade, Southport, Merseyside
    A new exhibition with Model Railways, large and small scale, Model Boats, Model Cars, Model Aircraft, demonstration tables and much more. Gauge 1 demonstration layout, Dobson Bridge, in attendance with live steam locomotives running. Large G scale layout by Austin Moss. Model Railway Club layouts, display by Southport Model Engineering Club.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:20
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Ellesmere Model Railway Club -  Ellesmere Model Railway Exhibition
    Ellesmere Town Hall, Willow Street, Ellesmere, Shropshire
    At least 15 layouts in 0, OO, N, and OO9 along with modelling demonstrations and trade support. Local parking. Ellesmere Festival takes place the same weekend, plenty going on in the town and at the canal.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15 +
    T:4 +
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Leyland Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition  - **Updated**
    Leyland Civic Hall, West Paddock, Leyland, Lancashire
    As well as layouts there will be various modeling demos & trade stands also club stand, there will also be a childrens activity corner a couple of layouts for the children to be involved with, we have held the cost of admission at 2018 prices ( but more to see )Buses from Leyland Railway Station are 109, 111, 112, 113,  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:13
    T:8
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 11th - Aeron Valley Railway Society -  West Wales Model Railway Exhibition
    Llwyncelyn Memorial Hall, Cardigan Road (A487), Llwyncelyn, NR. Aberaeron, Ceredigion
    Friendly local exhibition with a good mix of gauges & scales. Trade support from Modelling Supplier 'Amberley Services'. Also Books and Railwayana, Secondhand Models. Refreshments, FREE PARKING and Disabled Parking adjacent to entrance.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:3
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Wed 14th - Taunton Model Railway Group -  Open Day
    Bishops Lydeard Station, Station Road, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset
    Bath Green Park and with the dismantling of our Tamerig layout we are looking to provide an alternative attraction. This might be a layout belonging to one of our members or a 'visiting' layout. Check out our Facebook page for update nearer the time. Plus, enjoy full size steam trains in the station immediately outside our premises operated by the West Somerset Railway who are running their 'Yellow' timetable.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - 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 17th - Astolat Model Railway Circle -  Open Day
    Barge Building Shed, Dapdune Wharf, Wharf Road, Guildford, Surrey
    The entrance fee is payable to the National Trust as our club rooms are on their property, but once on site our open day is free. Both club and members layouts will be on display. We will also have our OO/N gauge test track in operation, for those of you who want to run a loco that's been in its box too long. Young children can have a go controlling a train, maybe for the first time. The National Trust tea rooms and other NT areas of interest will be open to all visitors.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:5
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - The National Tramway Museum -  Model Tram, Trolleybus, Bus and Railway Exhibition
    Crich Tramway Village, Town End, Crich, Derbyshire
    The following layouts will be displayed at the exhibition: Manchester Model Tram Group, Combourg Fine Scale Trolleybus Layout, Whitburn Corporation Tramway, Little Bispham to Starr Gate (The Quick Way), Fleetwood, Leyburn Avenue - Norbreck, Tissington Station , Depot De Porte Cochon, Upsondown Tramway, Bridges, Blackpool - 4mm scale and digitally controlled, Falcon Travel - 4mm scale model bus layout and the Bridge - T Scale.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:2
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Leicester Model Railway Group -  70th Anniversary Exhibition
    St. Margaret's Church, St. Margaret's Street, Leicester, Leicestershire
    It is the club's 70th Anniversary and to celebrate, we are holding an exhibition at St. Margaret's Church in Leicester. LMRG members together with Market Harborough MRG will be showing various layouts at various gauges. Layout details to follow.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:7
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Scarborough & District Railway Modellers -  Pickering 2019 Model Railway Exhibition
    Memorial Hall, Potter Hill, Pickering, North Yorkshire
    A great day out for all the family (kids go free). Why not make a full day of it? Visit our exhibition AND take a trip on the fabulous NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY, Their Pickering station is just around the corner from our venue.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:3
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Ross on Wye Rotary Club -  Ross on Wye Model Railway Exhibition  - **Updated**
    John Kyrle High School, Ledbury Road, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire
    This is the 7th Exhibition in Ross on Wye, organised by the Rotary Club of Ross on Wye. Refreshments are available during the show and there is ample free parking & disabled access. All profits will be donated to local charities/ good causes.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20+
    T:6
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - DD Exhibitions -  Isle of Purbeck Model Railway Show
    Harmans Cross Village Hall, Haycraft's Lane, Swanage, Dorset
    You're invited to make tracks to attend a Model Railway Show in the Isle of Purbeck on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th August, the perfect opportunity for fans both young and old to see up to 15 model railway layouts in a variety of scales and gauges from tiny N gauge to O gauge. The exhibition is next to Harmans Cross Station on the Swanage Railway, so why not combine a visit to the railway and the show? Please note the exhibition is being held over the third weekend of August.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15+
    T:5
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Bournville Model Railway Club -  Bournville Model Railway Exhibition
    The Hollymoor Centre, 8 Manor Park Grove, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands
    Bournville MRC presents its annual exhibition. Hot and cold food available. Access by bus: No 61 bus stops outside the main entrance. Access by rail: Cross City Line to Selly Oak station and 61 bus out of city on the A38 Bristol Road to the main entrance.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - 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, but sorry no "live steam". 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.
    QUICKINFO: 
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Northampton & District Model Railway Club -  50th Anniversary Annual Exhibition
    Roade Village Hall, Bailey Brooks Lane, Roade, Northamptonshire
    This show celebrates our 50th anniversary and will be our first year at this spacious venue and we will be very pleased to see you all. As usual there will be a mix of several gauges and scales and we will try to cover as many railway types and countries of origin as possible. We are a very friendly club and welcome new members at all times. Our trade stands cover popular products such as second hand bargains, books, electrical parts/tools, and plastic wagon/coach kits  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:7
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Mon 26th - Friends of the Stapleford Miniature Railway -  Open Weekend
    Stapleford Miniature Railway, Old Forge Yard, Stapleford Near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
    Sat-BH Monday Second 2019 opening of the 10 1/4 stapleford miniature railway. At least 4 locos in steam plus heritage diesel First train out 10-00 each day till around 1630 or dependent on weather and numbers. Classic and vintage vehicles steam engines Steam punk and classic caravans. Trade and craft stalls and demonstrations including Ravenstone model railways with lots of stock. Real ale beer tent. Evening entertainment for weekend and trader camping field (£40 per pitch) Dogs welcome on  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:1
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Fri 30th August - Sun 1st September - Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway -  Steam Gala
    Welshpool Raven Square Station, Raven Square, Welshpool, Powys
    As part of the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway steam Gala weekend, there will be a small layouts exhibition, mainly narrow gauge, in the display sheds at Raven Square Station. Admission is FREE. Parking is charged but can be redeemed if travelling on the railway. Other events are taking place at Welshpool and Llanfair Caereinion stations. Special trains will be running. There is also the Garden Railway show at the High School at Llanfair Caereinion (see separate listings for details)  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:6
    T:3
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 31st August - Sun 1st September - Andover Model Railway Club -  Andover Model Railway Show, Modelex 2019
    John Hanson School, Floral Way, Andover, Hampshire
    Andover MRC annual exhibition with a variety of layouts representing different scales, countries and times. We will have good trade support for all of your modelling needs together with demonstrations and hands on activities for children. The venue is wheelchair friendly.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:20
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 31st August - Sun 1st September - Darlington Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition  - **Updated**
    Darlington Railway Museum, North Road Station, Darlington, Durham
    The A1 trust will be open on Saturday only as part of the exhibition.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:19
    T:7
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 31st August - Sun 1st September - Hollycombe Steam in the Country -  Model Weekend
    Hollycombe Steam in the Country, Iron Hill, Midhurst Road, Liphook, Hampshire
    Hollycombe's annual Model Weekend which attracts all kinds of models and modellers, from all over the South and further a field to. The weekend will have something for everyone, whether your are a die hard modeller or just looking for a fun day out.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8
    T:2
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 31st August - Sun 1st September - Soar Valley Model Railway Club -  The Heart of the Midlands Loughborough Model Railway Exhibition
    Loughborough Grammar School, Leicester Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire
    The Soar Valley Model Railway Club will be pleased to welcome you to our annual exhibition at the Loughborough Grammar School, where you will find over 50 exhibits and traders across 4 halls. Entry price includes a free show guide, you will also find hot & cold refreshments available for purchase. There is ample free parking and disabled parking close to the main entrance. Routes to the venue will be well sign posted.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25+
    T:25+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 31st August - Sun 1st September - Gauge O Guild -  Guildex 2019
    The International Centre, St Quentin's Gate, Telford, Shropshire
    Guildex, the Premier 7mm scale event of the year. Come and join us for Trade Support, Demonstrators, Bring and Buy, Executor and Trustee sales, layouts and the all important test track to try out those prospective purchases before buying.
    QUICKINFO: 
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

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