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April 2021

  • Sat 3rd - Mon 5th - York Model Railway Show
    Knavesmire Stand, York Racecourse, Racecourse Road, York, North Yorkshire
    The 2021 York Show will mostly be a re-run of the cancelled 2020 event although exhibitors, traders and demonstrators are yet to be confirmed. As usual the Show will provide a wide range of exhibits to delight and encourage the discerning modeller and casual visitor. Further details will provided when available.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • 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...
    Free Parking

  • Sat 10th - 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 10th - Fordingbridge Rotary Club -  Fordingbridge Model Railway Exhibition
    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 always has many new and fresh layouts not seen before, plus some depicting local history scenes from pastimes.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 10th - 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 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

  • Sat 10th - The Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers -  The April 2021 National Garden Railway Show  - 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 10th - Sun 11th - GWR Modellers -  Cheltenham Model Railway Exhibition
    St Margarets Hall, Coniston Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Bi-Annual exhibition in aid of charities. Please see website for up-To-Date information about layouts, displays and traders. Also travel directions.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Bentley Model Railway Group -  Trainwest 2021
    Springfield Community Campus, Beechfield Road, Corsham, Wiltshire
    We may have missed a year but we hope that things will be back to normal for 2021.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Scarborough & District Railway Modellers -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Newby & Scalby Community Hall, Scalby Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Free entry for children, (When accompanied by an adult). We, at SDRM, are showcasing our hobby, (And our Club, which has been supporting local enthusiasts for over 40 years). You may be surprised by what you see - There have been many changes to railway modelling, as technology has even made its mark on our hobby! Come along and see for yourselves. Join in the fun.  MORE DETAILS HERE...

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Lymington Community Association -  Lymington Model Railway Exhibition
    The Lymington Centre, New Street, Lymington, Hampshire
    A brand new Exhibition created to raise funds for refurbishments to the Community center. Event is to be opened by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu at 10am on the Saturday. Three event halls with layouts in most gauges and various trade support. Refreshments also available. Accompanied children free This exhibition has been carried over from 2020 so all attendees are yet to be confirmed.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 24th - Rotary Club of Fareham -  Rotarail 2021
    Fareham College, Bishopsfield Road, Fareham, Hampshire
    This will be the Eighth 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 £2,500 for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance in 2019 and has now raised £13,000 since it started. For 2021, we will be supporting Meningitis Now.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 24th - De Havilland Model Railway Society -  Model Railway Exhibition
    Methodist Church, Ludwick Way, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
    Parking : Free street and nearby shopper car parking Refreshments : Will be available in the hall and there are a number of take out food shops across the road. Disabled Access : A lift for wheelchair users and those of limited walking ability is available to access the first floor, please ask our stewards if you wish to use it.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 24th - Sun 25th - Helston & Falmouth Model Railway Club -  A Spring Model Railway Show in Cornwall
    Pool Academy, Church Road, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall
    We hope to be holding our Annual exhibition in April 2021 at Pool Academy, TR15 3PZ Further details will be released when we have them
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 24th - Sun 25th - Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club -  West Essex Modelrail
    St. Edwards Church of England Academy, 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 quality show in the county, so please come and see for yourself.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

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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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