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June 2021

  • Sat 5th - Gauge O Guild -  Summer Show - Doncaster
    The Dome Leisure Centre, Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
    Each year the Gauge O Guild have a Northern Summer show and for several years it has ben held at the Dome Arena, Doncaster. We have a few layouts on display, a test track so that you can test you locos and rolling stock, Demonstrators showing how to do things in O Gauge and about 80 Trade stands selling everything you need to build O gauge Locos, Stock, Buildings, Baseboards etc. We also have several Gauge O Guild stands giving advice and the opportunity to join the Club  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking

  • Sat 5th - Sandown Railway Enthusiasts Club -  2021 Model Railway Show
    Lake Community Centre, New Road, Lake, Sandown, Isle of Wight
    Depending on the circumstances, nothing yet has been arranged for this event. Date is provisional
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sun 6th - 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 summertime monthly open day.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    Free Parking

  • Sat 12th - 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. Also a 3 rail Hornby Dublo Layout
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 12th - Hull Miniature Railway Society -  Summer Show
    Walton Street Leisure Centre, Goathland Close, Off Walton Street, Hull, East Yorkshire
    We are hopeful that the 2021 Summer Show will be able to go ahead in 2021. While we have done some planning for the possible Show we do not feel that we can realistically post any details yet. We will however update this entry and post details on our website as soon as we feel able.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 12th - Sun 13th - St Neots Model Railway Club -  East Anglian Model Railway Exhibition  - CANCELLED
    The Arena, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive, Kettering, Northamptonshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.

  • Fri 25th - Sat 26th - Wrenbury & District Model Railway Club -  Open Doors Event
    Wrenbury Village Hall, Cholmondeley Road, Wrenbury, Cheshire
    This year, our 8th annual event, we have 4 layouts under construction, our 0 gauge WRENMERE, Kerbstone St Margaret's our OO layout - Extended this year, our club N gauge layout OLDFIELD NORTH and a smaller portable N layout. A range of model railway items for sale plus DVDs and magazines. Free entry - refreshments are available. See several examples of a OO modular board built to the NMRA BR standard linked for the first time. Static display of Gauge 1 locos & rolling stock  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 26th - The Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers -  The 2021 National Garden Railway Show
    Peterborough Arena, East of England Show Ground, Peterborough, Northamptonshire
    We hope, and will plan, for the same high levels of trader, society and layout support at the June 2021 show that have characterised the National Garden Railway Show since its inception, and which have made it the garden railway show not to be missed. Details will be announced as they are confirmed on the dedicated show website. Tickets bought for the postponed April 2020 show will remain valid for the June 2021 show.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 26th - Sun 27th - The Exe Model Railway Society -  Exeter 2021 Model Railway Exhibition
    Matford Livestock Centre, Matford Park Road, Exeter, Devon
    At a recent meeting the exhibition manager and committee have agreed proceed with planning our 2021 show but like all other indoor events this is provisional upon circumstances beyond our control, re; the covid 19 virus. Subject to government guidence we will endevour to maintain our growing reputation as one of the biggest and best model railway exhibitions in the South West !  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 26th - Sun 27th - Bluebell Railway -  2021 Bluebell Model Railway Show
    The Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, NR Uckfield, East Sussex
    The Bluebell Railway is proud to present our 2021 Model Railway Show over the weekend of the 26th and 27th of June. We very much hope to bring you most if not all of the Layouts, Traders and Exhibitors from from the 2020 show which was cancelled due to the pandemic. As always admission to the show will be free with a valid ticket to travel on the Bluebell Railway. Those not wishing to travel will need to purchase a platform ticket for the station they wish to visit. FULL DETAILS TO FOLLOW.   MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

  • Sat 26th - Sun 27th - Perth Model Railway Group -  Perth Model Railway Exhibition 2021
    Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth, Perth & Kinross
    Our 2021 exhibition will hopefully see a return to normality after difficult times. We are planning a fantastic show, the biggest club-run show in Scotland with lots of quality layouts from all over the UK as well as the best trade. Societies and demonstrations too!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 26th - Sun 27th - West Riding Small Locomotive Society -  Annual Steam Rally 2021
    Behind Freedom House, Bradford Road, Tingley, West Yorkshire
    Train rides and an exhibition of live steam models including locomotives and traction engines will be held on the WRSLS site. Admission fees are £3 for adults and £0 for children. Full catering facilities for food and drink will be available on both days. Email or ring if you require any further information.We are also open to the public every Sunday for train rides in summer.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking

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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.

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