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2019 2020
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April 2020

  • Sat 4th - Beckenham & West Wickham Model Railway Club -  Beckenham Vintage Model Railway Show
    St John's Church, Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham, Kent
    South London's Premier Vintage Model Railway Show  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 4th - Swiss Railways Society -  AGM and Spring Get-Together  - **Updated**
    Hallmark Midland Hotel, Midland Road, Derby, Derbyshire
    Swiss Railways Society AGM and Spring Get-Together. Members free but £2:00 donation from visitors would be appreciated. The business AGM will commence at 14:30. Free parking is available at the hotel but must be registered at the hotel reception to avoid a "fine".  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Sun 5th - GWR Modellers -  Cheltenham Model Railway Exhibition
    St Margarets Hall, Coniston Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Bi-annual exhibition in aid of CLIC Sargent cancer charity. Please see website for up-to-date information about layouts, displays and traders. Also travel directions and preview photos.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Sun 5th - Bingham Model Railway Club -  South Notts Model Railway Show
    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 4 children aged between 5 and 16. Note under 5s are free entry.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Sun 5th - 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

  • Sun 5th - 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 (probably steam) for all the family. The train rides will be on our 7 1/4 inch outside railway for 70p a ride (£4 all day pass) and refreshments available. Children positively encouraged.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 11th - Fordingbridge Rotary Club -  Fordingbridge Model Railway Exhibition  - **Updated**
    Avonway Community Centre, 36 Shaftesbury Street, Fordingbridge, Hampshire
    This Event is organised by Fordingbridge Rotary Club creating interest based around the Salisbury and Dorset Joint Railway which operated until 1964 in the locallity, the event this year has many new and fresh layouts not seen before, some depicting local history scenes from pastimes.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 11th - Heywood Model Railway Group -  Open Day  - **Updated**
    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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 12th - Mon 13th - Gresley and Wychnor Model Railway Group -  Easter Open Event
    Gresley Social Centre, 5a Park Road, Church Gresley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire
    Under 5s Free Our clubhouse is on an unmade-up road by a park on which parking space is available  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Mon 13th - Tue 14th - Bentley Model Railway Group -  Trainwest 2020  - **Updated**
    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.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Chelmsford and District Model Railway Club -  The Tenth Anniversary of the Small Layouts Model Railway Exhibition
    St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, St. Augustine Way, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex
    Members and Friends of Chelmsford & District Model Railway Club Present the Tenth Anniversary of the Small Layouts Model Railway Exhibition. Small Layouts under 16 feet in length many that may have not been seen anywhere else. Free parking, disabled friendly venue, good food (at very resonable prices), good company All for an entrance fee of £3 an adult and £1 for under sixteens. All the proceeds goes to the St.Augustine Church for their work in the local community.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Newgog -  The South Wales 0 Gauge Show
    Lysaght Institute, Orb Road, Newport, Gwent
    This will be our 7th Newgog Exhibition at the Lysaght Institute ,  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - De Havilland Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition  - **Updated**
    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
    Free Parking Refreshments

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2019 2020
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Remember, if you use the search by distance from your post code you will get a complete list of ALL events.

Please note: If you are travelling a long distance it may be worth checking ahead to confirm event dates and times. THE UK Model Shop Directory have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information however, no liability is accepted for any damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any kind incurred as a result of reliance on the information or opinions provided.

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