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October 2020

  • Add to Calendar 20201030 20201101 Europe/London - A surface area of 20, 000 square meters will offer visitors the chance to view over 50 model railways belonging to clubs from the Netherlands as well as other countries, extensive model train collections, model-Making demonstrations, stands of representatives and retailers, a model railway market of 1000 meter length where train-Lovers offer their used trains, accesories and collectors' items for sale or exchange. Well worth the trip! Jaarbeurs, Jaarbeursplein 6, Utrecht, Fri 30th October - Sun 1st November - Eurospoor -  Eurospoor 2020  - CANCELLED
    Jaarbeurs, Jaarbeursplein 6, Utrecht
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20201031 20201101 Europe/London - PLEASE NOTE! Due to current pandemic and restrictions, the usual Bodmin show held around end of October, will almost certainly NOT go ahead. Organising a quality show at short notice will be very difficult. The Bodmin club was also in the middle of moving premises when lock down occurred. Check back here for more information. Bodmin College, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall Sat 31st October - Sun 1st November - Bodmin & District Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Show  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    Bodmin College, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20201031 20201101 Europe/London - Our 55th Annual Model Railway Exhibition and our third to be held at our great new venue of Darwen Vale High School on the Blackburn-Darwen boundary (A666), just two minutes from Junction 4 of the M65. With 15 layouts and 12 traders expected plus modelling demonstrations and special attractions for children, refreshments available and free parking. Darwen Vale High School, Blackburn Road, Darwen, Lancashire Sat 31st October - Sun 1st November - Blackburn & East Lancs Model Railway Society -  2020 Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Darwen Vale High School, Blackburn Road, Darwen, Lancashire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20201031 20201101 Europe/London - CANCELLED Springfields Events Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding, Lincolnshire Sat 31st October - Sun 1st November - Spalding Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition 2020  - CANCELLED
    Springfields Events Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding, Lincolnshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


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November 2020

  • Sun 1st - Burton Railway Society -  Burton Model Railex 2020  - CANCELLED
    National Brewery Centre, Horninglow Street, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sun 1st - Colchester & District Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Show  - CANCELLED
    Colchester County High School For Girls, Norman Way, Colchester, Essex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sun 1st - Slim Gauge Circle -  American Narrow Gauge Modeller's Rugby Meet  - CANCELLED
    LMR Association Club, Hillmorton Road, Hillmorton, Rugby, Warwickshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Famous Trains Model Railway -  Wartime Trains
    Famous Trains Model Railway Building, Markeaton Park, Derby, Derbyshire
    For every Saturday in November, we shall be running wartime trains on our big Chinley OO-Scale model railway, around twenty trains from the first and second world wars. This is in commemoration of those who gave their lives in the two world wars and is in support of the Royal British Legion, who also supply the decorations for this event. This is actually quite a spectacular display of unusual locomotives and rolling stock including a long ambulance train and various troop trains.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:6
    T:1

  • Sat 7th - Ipswich Railway Modellers Association -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Rushmere Hall Primary School, Lanark Road, Ipswich, Suffolk
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Train Collectors Society -  Autumn Show  - CANCELLED
    The Trinity Church Halls, Off Narborough Road in Hallam Crescent, Leicester, Leicestershire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Padiham Unitarian Chapel -  Padiham Model Railway Event 2020  - CANCELLED
    Padiham Unitarian Chapel Hall, Knight Hill (Next to Memorial Park), Padiham, Lancashire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Romford Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Show  - CANCELLED
    Marshalls Park Academy, Pettits Lane, Romford, Essex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Sat 7th - Rodington Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Rodington Village Hall, Rodington, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Southport Model Railway Society -  Autumn Model Train Show  - **New Entry** - CANCELLED
    All Saints Church Hall, Park Road, Southport, Merseyside
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - 32a Model Railway Club -  Wensum Valley Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Wensum Valley Hotel, Beech Avenue, Taverham, Norwich, Norfolk
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Epping Railway Circle -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Theydon Bois Village Hall, Coppice Row, Theydon Bois, Essex
    Advance notice of our 2020 Exhibition, this will be updated later
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10+
    T:4+
    CS
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  • Sat 7th - The Salvation Army in Wickford -  Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Salvation Army, Jersey Gardens, Wickford, Essex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Alsager Railway Association -  Alsager Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Legends Conference Centre, Sunnybank Road, Crewe, Cheshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Elgin Model Railway Club -  Modelfair  - CANCELLED
    Elgin Town Hall, 1 Trinity Place, Elgin, Moray
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Great British Model Railway Show
    British Motor Museum, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire
    Admission includes unlimited access to extensive Motor Museum displays. Discounted advance tickets available via website. Free courtesy bus from Leamington Spa station on Sat only. Show sponsored by Hornby Hobbies and includes exclusive Members' Lounge.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:32
    T:30
    Md
    Free Parking

  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Hull Miniature Railway Society -  Hull Model Railway Show  - CANCELLED
    Walton Street Leisure Centre, Goathland Close, Off Walton Street, Hull, East Yorkshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Meridienne Exhibitions -  International Model Boat Show  - CANCELLED
    Warwickshire Event Centre, The Fosse, Fosse Way, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society -  The Gravesend Model Railway Show  - CANCELLED
    Northfleet School For Girls, Hall Road, Northfleet, Kent
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 7th - Sun 8th - Wincanton Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    King Arhurs School, West Hill, Wincanton, Somerset
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Mon 9th - Tue 10th - Barnsley Model Railway Club -  Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Hoyland Leisure Centre, West Street, Hoyland, Barnsley, South Yorkshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Fri 13th - Sun 15th - Wakefield Railway Modellers Society -  2020 Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Thornes Park Athletics Stadium, Horbury Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 14th - St Andrew's Railway Modelers -  Model Railway Extravaganza
    St. Andrew's Church, Cheadle Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire
    A model railway family fun day, with display layouts, hands-On layouts and activities. Various gauges of layouts. Play trains for the really young ones and one of the best lego railway and town scenes in the northwest. Free entry, limited free parking, trade support and Cafe.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:8+
    T:1
    Free Parking

  • Sat 14th - 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 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 scale bring your own locos and stock to run, DCC in all gauges.plus original 3rail hornby dublo layout .
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:8-12
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Sat 14th - The Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers -  National Garden Railway Show 2020  - CANCELLED
    Peterborough Arena, East of England Show Ground, Peterborough, Northamptonshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 14th - Solihull Model Railway Circle -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    St Marys Church Hall, Hobs Meadow, Solihull, West Midlands
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 14th - West Wiltshire Gauge 0 Group -  Westbury Model Railway Show  - CANCELLED
    The Paragon Hall, Haynes Road, Westbury, Wiltshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Pendle Forest Model Railway Society -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Park High School, Venables Avenue, Colne, Lancashire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Newcastle & District Model Railway Society -  Tyneside 2020 Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Jesmond Park Academy, Newton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Shoeburyness Model Railway Club -  Model Railways and Hobbies  - CANCELLED
    Garons Tennis & Leisure Centre, Eastern Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 14th - Sun 15th - Hampton Court Model Railway Society -  Tolworth Showtrain  - CANCELLED
    Tolworth Recreation Centre, Fullers Way North, Tolworth, Surrey
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sun 15th - Hermon Modelling Group -  Hermon Model Show  - CANCELLED
    Canolfan Hermon, Hermon, Glouge, Dyfed
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Thu 19th - Sun 22nd - I.N.G.A. Net -  15th International N Gauge Convention
    Messe Stuttgart, (Adjacent to Stuttgart Airport), Stuttgart, Germany
    The 15th International N Gauge show by I-N-G-A.Net(International N Gauge Association Network) in conjunction with Modell+Technik. A large exciting N gauge gathering with layouts and modules from all over Europe and beyond. Has to be seen to be appreciated. Supported by traders with new and pre-Owned models. Other scales supported through the larger model and toy show in same venue. Excellent show in a well-Organised, large venue next to airport. Day trips possible with morning/Evening flights.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md

  • Sat 21st - Gosport Model Railroad Club -  Public Running Meet & Mini Exhibition
    St. Mary's Church Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire
    Quarterly running meet and mini exhibition with HO, On30 narrow gauge, and N scale layouts. Trader selling rolling stock and other equipment. Club sales table. Refreshments available. We always try to give a friendly welcome.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:1
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Sat 21st - Royston & District Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Bassingbourn Village College, South End, Bassingbourn Near Royston, Hertfordshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 21st - South Hants Model Railway Club -  Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition  - **New Entry** - CANCELLED
    The Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, Portsmouth, Hampshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 21st - World of Motion and Barry Stockton Fairs -  Wrexham Hobbies and Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Wrexham Memorial Hall, Bodhyfryd, Wrexham, Clwyd
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Brighton Model Railway Club -  42nd Annual Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Patcham Community Centre, Ladies Mile Road, Brighton, East Sussex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Isle of Thanet Railway Society -  Broadstairs Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    St Georges School, Westwood Road, Broadstairs, Kent
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Falkirk Model Railway Club -  Falkirk Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Grangemouth Athletic Stadium, Kersiebank Avenue Grangemouth, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Bassetlaw (North Notts) Railway Society -  Retford Model Railway Exhibition
    Retford Town Hall, Market Square, Retford, Nottinghamshire
    The exhibition is being held once again in the sumptuous surroundings of the Mayor's Parlour and Ballroom of Retford Town Hall. Car parking is free all day Sunday and there are a number of other car parks within a few minutes walk of the Town Hall.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12+
    T:4+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking

  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Scunthorpe & District Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Show
    Sunshine Hall, Ashby High Street, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
    A small but friendly show that has been running for twenty seven years. This year we will be showing our model of ACME Steelworks, plus Eric's Hollow and others. We will again have our activity corner where both children and adults can have a go and new for the little ones Puffing Billy our "train" ride  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:7
    T:3

  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Thornbury & South Glos Model Railway Club -  Annual Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    The Chantry, 52 Castle Street, Thornbury, Avon
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 21st - Sun 22nd - Solrail Ltd -  Workington Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Energus Building, Lillyhall, Workington, Cumbria
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 28th - Letchworth Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    Etonbury Academy, Stotfold Road, Arlesey, Bedfordshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 28th - Rainhill Model Railway Club -  Christmas Model Railway Show 2020  - CANCELLED
    Rainhill Village Hall, Weaver Avenue, Rainhill, Merseyside
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 28th - Sun 29th - Warley Model Railway Club -  Warley National Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    National Exhibition Centre - Hall 5, M42 - A45, Solihull, West Midlands
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sun 29th - New Forest Model Railway Society -  Annual Model Railway Club Open Day  - CANCELLED
    Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


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