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July 2020

  • Sat 4th - Train Collectors Society -  Model Rail and Toy Train Exhibition
    Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Guttmann Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
    The Train Collectors Society will be holding their 22th Summer show in Aylesbury Bucks at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium in a large sports hall allowing large displays and wide aisles. There will be plenty of free parking space and food and refreshments at the centre's cafeteria. There will be over 20 model and vintage train layouts running all day and approx 20 specialist toy train traders. Children under 10 are admitted free with an adult. The venue is easily reached from the M1 or M40.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:20
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Beaconsfield & District Model Railway Club -  Beaconsfield Model Railway Exhibition
    The Beaconsfield School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
    Our 53rd Exhibition will feature at least 19 layouts, along with full trade support. Free Parking. Our usual excellent catering will be available - Less than 5 minutes drive from M40 Jct.2 - Fully signposted on the day. See our website for more information. A full list of Layouts and Traders will be published here in due course. Free admission to wheelchair users as there isn't easy access to the stage area - The rest is wheelchair friendly  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:19+
    T:14
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 4th - Sun 5th - N Gauge Society North Wales Area Group -  The Welsh N Gauge Model Railway Show  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    Ysgol Porth Y Felin, Llanrwst Road, Conwy, Conwy
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Sat 4th - Sun 5th - Barry & Penarth Model Railway Club -  Penarth Exhibition 2020
    St Cyres Comprehensive School, Sully Road, Penarth, Glamorgan
    The 2020 Penarth Exhibition at St Cyres Comprehensive School the venue is totally disabled friendly with dedicated parking spaces within the large car park and is totally on the level throughout. A vintage bus service will operate between Cogan Railway Station and the exhibition on both days Please note on the Saturday there is a swapmeet/Toy fair at Cogan Leisure Centre which is close to the railway station.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15
    T:9
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

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

  • Sun 5th - Warley Model Railway Club -  Summer Open Day
    Unit 1f, Pearsall Drive, Oldbury, West Midlands
    Visit the Warley MRC at home on their Summer openday, with layouts in N, OO, H0. EM, O, Scale7 and G gauges. Free Admission. Refreshments available.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 11th - Trinity Methodist Church Biggleswade -  Trains at Trinity 2020  - CANCELLED
    Trinity Methodist Church, Shortmead Street, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Sat 11th - Tappers Train Collectors Club -  Exhibition
    Bromley Common Methodist Church, Bloomfield Road, Bromley, Kent
    Club exhibition of Bassett-Lowke and Bing. Showing and running some rare items fro both companies. Bring something to run or exhibit. Canteen with hot & cold food. Wheelchair friendly. Free parking. Excellent bus service and trains to and from Bromley South station. Children under 10 free entry.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:6
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 11th - Pevensey Bay Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Sovereign Harbour Community Centre, Pevensey Bay Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex
    ***NEW VENUE*** Look out for new handbills which include a detailed map. This is our 8th annual exhibition, and again we are bringing you a selection of quality layouts in a range of scales. The hall is very close to bus stops on the 99 route (Eastbourne to Hastings), and other routes serve the harbour & retail park area. Free car parking. Light refreshments are on offer, and there are cafes, pubs and restaurants within the harbour complex.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15+
    T:7+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 11th - 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 scale bring your own locos and stock to run, DCC in all gauges.and original 3 rail Hornby Dublin lay out
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8-12
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 11th - Hoddesdon Model and Railway Club -  27th Model Railway Exhibition
    Robert Barclay Academy, Cock Lane, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
    From this year the exhibition is being organised by the Hoddesdon Model and Railway Club.The exhibition will consist of a mixture of traders and model layouts plus information stands from preserved railways. The show will appeal to both seasoned railway modellers and the young generation just entering this facinating hobby.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25
    T:10
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 11th - Thetford & District Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Show  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    Charles Burrell Centre, Staniforth Road, Thetford, Norfolk
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Sat 11th - Sun 12th - Moors Valley Railway -  Moors Valley Model Railway Exhibition
    Moors Valley Railway, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Dorset
    We will have 7 Layouts in attendance plus the railway will be running passenger trains and demo goods trains. This event is free to all who travel on the train. We will also be running the "Driver for a Fiver" to raise money for our chosen charity. This is also our open weekend so come and see behind the scenes as well.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:6
    Refreshments

  • Sun 12th - East Sussex O Gauge Group -  Annual Open Day
    The Village Hall, Pett Road, Pett, NR. Hastings, East Sussex
    The annual open day of the East Sussex Group of the Gauge 0 Guild. Several 7mm scale working layouts, including the Group's continuous running track and 'home' layouts, as well as guest layouts. Demonstrations, static displays, models and books for sale. Refreshments.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Gauge 1 Yorkshire Group -  Gauge 1 North
    Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, Derbyshire
    Our 2020 Show will follow the same format as previous years. The main attraction will be the Gauge 1 Yorkshire Group's layout "Ridings", which we hope will have some new scenic section on display. There will be a range of demonstrations taking place throughout the day, including live steam operation, wagon building, painting and lining and several more.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:30
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - 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 18th - Scarborough Area Model Trains -  Filey Model Railway Show
    St. Johns Church, West Avenue, Filey, North Yorkshire
    This is the third show in Filey. It will be raising money for the church rebuilding fund. Last year was a great success. Many visitors said what a friendly show with operators willing to talk about there hobby. One of the main layouts was FILEY STATION. This will be back again if you missed it.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:9
    T:2
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - London and North Western Railway Society -  LNWR Open Day
    Kidderminster Railway Museum, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
    Talks, Photographs, Information, Nameplates, Memorabilia, Artefacts, Plans, Drawings, Models, Paintings, Jack Nelson Dioramas, Preservation, Restoration, New-Build Projects. Displays of models: 7 ¼ in, Gauge 1, Gauge 0, 4mm et cetera (Including 4 ex Pete Waterman). Running Gauge 1 live Steam on station concourse. Free Admission. Note date and details to be confirmed.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:1
    T:3
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Stibbard Village Hall & Methodist Church -  Stibbard Railex 2020
    Stibbard Village Hall & Methodist Church, Guist Bottom Road, Stibbard, Fakenham, Norfolk
    This will be our 3rd annual Railex and we're pleased to have a range of layouts from N to O representing British, French and North American outlines exhibited by East Anglian Clubs and private owners. There will also be trade support and light refreshments throughout the day. Free public parking will be available at the Parish Church and disabled parking at the Methodist Church.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8
    T:4
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Sun 19th - Cupar & District Model Railway Club -  Cupar Model Rail
    The Corn Exchange, St Catherines Street, Cupar, Fife
    Cupar & District Model Railway Club presents Cupar Model Rail - The 28th Show held in the town by the club. Working Layouts, LEGO Railway, Other Exhibits, Trade Support, Refreshments & Raffle. Free Parking Available nearby Free show guide provided to all paying adults. Kids for £1 when accompanied by a paying adult. Under 5 Free.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - Sun 19th - Blyth & Tyne Model Railway Society -  Railex North East 2020
    John Spence Community High School, Preston Road, North Shields, Tyne and Wear
    Welcome to Rail Ex North East 2020 organised by the Blyth & Tyne Model Railway Society.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25+
    T:17+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 19th - Gainsborough Model Railway Society -  Open Day
    Gainsborough Model Railway, Florence Terrace, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
    One of the largest O Gauge Model Railways in the Country!! A nostalgic, historical and colourful opportunity to see how the London and North Eastern Railway was actually run in the heyday of steam. Dozens of trains, formed from over 150 locomotives and over 400 items of rolling stock running on a total of over half a mile of track.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Barnstaple Model Railway Club -  Exhibition
    Methodist Church Hall, Bear Street, Barnstaple, Devon
    Our 2020 annual exhibition will be held again at the Methodist Church Hall, Bear St Barnstaple. A variety of layouts, traders, societies etc, offering a family friendly and enthusiasts day out for all. Local Railway station only 10min walk away.
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:12+
    T:4+
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Sun 26th - Colwyn Model Railway Club -  2019 Annual Exhibition
    Craig Y Don Community Centre, Queen's Road, Craig Y Don, Llandudno, Conwy
    The annual exhibition, in our 56th year, has 13+ layouts, many of which have a Welsh railway theme, past and present. We have 6 Trade stands with a range of models and model accessories. The venue is a on the ground floor, with full disabled access. There is ample free parking. There will be a range of hot and cold food. Craig y Don Community Centre is easy to find from the A470. Turn right at the roundabout signposted Craig y Don. There is access from Llandudno Junction station by No 5 bus.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:13+
    T:6+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Sun 26th - South Coast Model Railway Club -  New Milton Hants Model Railway Exhibition
    Arnewood School, Gore Road, New Milton, Hampshire
    South Coast Model Railway Club are again holding their annual exhibition in the last week of July at a large, modern college in New Milton Hants. Layouts range from Gauge 3 through O and OO gauges to N. Full trade support for all your modelling needs are again supporting us.Ample fee parking, easy disabled persons access and light refreshments available.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:11
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Sun 26th - St Johns N'Thusiasts -  St Johns Charity Exhibition
    St Johns School, Wheatly Avenue, Trent Vale, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
    Following the continuing success of the show we have planned a further event with the proceeds being donated to Midlands Air ambulance. Ample free parking. Light refreshments. Disabled access.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 26th - Guildford O Gauge Group -  Summer Open Day
    Normandy Village Hall, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, Guildford, Surrey
    Large scenic layout with full length trains running. small fully detailed layout running with full DCC operation. test track with five tracks available for customers to run their own locos and stock, with provision for three rail operation, trade support and bring and buy stand. enjoy tea ,sandwiches and delicious cakes as you watch the trains go by.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:8
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 26th - Thirsk and District Model Railway Group -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Thirsk Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire
    A selection of top quality layouts with a variety demonstrators and traders. The venue has limited on site parking but on street and free public parking is available in the Market Place and Tesco's (Time limited) which are both very close to the venue. Accompanied children will be admitted free.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:12
    T:5
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Wed 29th - Taunton Model Railway Group -  Open Day
    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 who are running their 'Yellow' timetable. Refreshments will be available.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    Free Parking Refreshments

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