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August 28th

Taunton Model Railway Group, Bishops Lydeard Station, Platform 1, West Somerset Railway, Taunton, TA4 3BX

Opening Times: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Prices: Admission charges apply

Contact: 07879 852736

 

August 31st & 1st September

The Soar Valley Model Railway Club, Loughborough Grammar School, Leicester Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2AQ

Opening Times: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm

Prices: Adults £8, Children £4, Family (2+3) £20

Contact: 07761937725

 

September 1st

SRP Toy fair Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, BN14 9HS

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

September 8th

SRP Toy fair, Chartham Village Hall, Station Road, Chartham, Kent, CT4 7JA

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

September 14th

Kettering & District Model Railway Exhibition, Greenfields Primary School

Opening Times: See website for more details

Prices: Adults £5, Concessions £4, Family £12

Website: www.kdmrs.org.uk

 

Romiley Methodist Modellers, 29th Model railway Exhibition, Romiley Methodist Church, Stockport Road, Romiley, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 3AH

Opening Times: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Prices: Admission by donation, All proceeds Action for children

 

September 14th & 15th

Taunton Model Railway Group, Bishops Lydeard Station, Platform 1, West Somerset Railway, Taunton, TA4 3BX

Opening Times: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Prices: Admission charges apply

Contact: 07879 852736

 

The International N Gauge Show, Warwickshire Event Centre, NR leamingston Spa

Opening Times: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm

Prices: See website for details

Website: www.ngaugeshow.co.uk    

 

Coventry Model Railway club Open day, unit 3, Coventry Canal Basin, Leicester Row, Coventry, CV1 4LH

Prices: Free

Contact: secretary@coventrymodelrailwayclub.org.uk

Website: www.coventrymodelrailwayclub.org.uk

 

September 15th

SRP Toy fair. Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9BZ

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

September 19th

Illustrated Talk, Northamptonshire Railway Part 4. Lutterworth railway Society, United Reform Church, George Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4EF.

Contact: Mr D Hanger 01455203307

Website: www.lutterworthrailwaysociety.co.uk

 

September 21st & 22nd September

Leigh Model Railway Society Exhibition, St Joseph’s Church Hall, Chapel St, Leigh, WN7 2DA

Opening Times: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm

Prices: £5 under 15’s free when accompanied by an adult

Website: www.leighmodelrailwaysociety.co.uk

 

September 21st

SRP Toy fair, North Romford Community Centre, 32 Clockhouse Lane, Collier Row, Romford, RM5 3QL

Opening times: 10am-2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

Trent valley Model Railway Society, Litchfield Life church, Netherstowe, Lichfield, WS13 6TS

Opening Times: 10am-4.30pm

Prices: Adults £4, Children £3, Family (2+2) £11

Contact: 01213292487

 

The West Sussex ‘N’ Gauge MRC Open Day, Sompting Village Hall, West Street, BN15 0BE

Opening Times: 10am-4pm

Prices: Adults £1, Child (3-17) £0.50p

Website: www.wsng.co.uk

 

42nd Annual Model Railway Show, Mid Essex Railway Club, Shenfield High School, Oliver Road, Shenfield, Essex, CM15 8PX.

Opening Times: 10am-5pm

Prices: Adults £6, Children £4

Contact: exhibition@midessexmrc.org

Website: www.midessexmrc.org

 

September 22nd

SRP Toy fair Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 8PR

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

September 24th

SRP Toyfair. Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1SF 

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

 

September 28th

Ipswich Railway Modellers, Clubroom Open day, 40a Norfolk Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 4HB.

Opening times: 10am-1pm

Prices: Free Entry

Website: www.irma.org.uk

 

Enfield Whitewebbs Railway Modellers, Whitewebbs Museum of Transport, Whitewebbs Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 9HW

Opening Times: 10.30am – 16.30pm

Prices: Adults £5, Children over 11 £3, Family (2+2) £13

Contact: Les Smith 07798765859

 

Halifax Model Railway Club, Northbridge Leisure Centre, Northbridge, Halifax, HX3 6TE

Opening Times: Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 10am-4.30pm

Prices: Adults £7, Accompanied Children (under 16) Free, Unaccompanied Children £3

Contact: 01706813833

Website: www.halifaxmrc.co.uk

 

Boston Model Railway Society Model Railway Exhibition
Saturday 28 September 10am to 5pm to
Sunday 29 September: 10am to 4pm
Stickney Village Hall
7 Miles North of Boston on the A16

Postcode for Sat Nav  PE22 8BG

Adults £3
Family £7
Child £1

7 Layouts. Trade. Refreshments. Free parking. Easy access, all on one level.

Contact David Currie: 07958 137122

E-mail: djcurrie@live.com

 

September 29th

SRP Toyfair. The Grange, Bepton Road, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9HG

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

 

October 3rd

Illustrated Talk, Hinkley in Old Photographs. Lutterworth railway Society, United Reform Church, George Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4EF.

Contact: Mr D Hanger 01455203307

Website: www.lutterworthrailwaysociety.co.uk

 

October 4th-6th

Taunton Model Railway Group, Bishops Lydeard Station, Platform 1, West Somerset Railway, Taunton, TA4 3BX

Opening Times: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Prices: Admission charges apply

Contact: 07879 852736

 

October 5th

Annual Open Day, Risborough & District Model Railway Club, Community Centre, Wades Park, Stratton Road, princes Risborough, Bucks, HP27 9AX

Opening Times: 11am-4pm

Prices: Free

Contact: Paul Wright 01844275748 chairman@rdmrc.org.uk

Website: www.rdmrc.org.uk

 

October 6th

SRP Toyfair. Langham Community Centre, School Road, Colchester, CO4 5PA

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

 

October 12th

SRP Toyfair. Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Kent, CT18 7PF

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

 

October 13th

SRP Toy fair. Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9BZ

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

October 17th

Illustrated Talk,the London & North Western Railway. Lutterworth railway Society, United Reform Church, George Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4EF.

Contact: Mr D Hanger 01455203307

Website: www.lutterworthrailwaysociety.co.uk

 

October 17th & 20th

Midland model Engineering Exhibition, Warwickshire Event Centre, Nr Leamington Spa, Sat Nav CV31 1XN

Opening times: 10am – 5pm daily last day 4pm

Prices: See website

Website: www.midlandsmodelengineering.co.uk

 

October 19th

SRP Toy fair St Barnabas Church, Sea Road/Cantelupe, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 1JG

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

Hicklkey Model Railway Show, St Peters R.C Church, Leicester rd., Hinkley, Leicestershire, LE10 1LW

Opening Times: 10am-4pm

Prices: £3.50, accompanied children Free

Contact: Richard Starbuck, 07805078720

 

October 19th & 20th

Wirksworth Model Railway Exhibition, Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Wicksworth Station, Station Road, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, DE4 4FB

Opening times & Prices: Please see website for details

Website: www.e-v-r.com

 

October 20th

SRP Toy fair Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, BN14 9HS

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

October 26th & 27th

Hazel Grove & District Model Railway Society, Hazel Grove High School, Jacksons Lane, Hazel Grove, SK7 5JX

Opening Times: Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm

Prices: Adults £7, Child £3

Website: www.hgdmrs.org.uk

 

October 27th

SRP Toy fair Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 8PR

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

October 30th

Taunton Model Railway Group, Bishops Lydeard Station, Platform 1, West Somerset Railway, Taunton, TA4 3BX

Opening Times: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Prices: Admission charges apply

Contact: 07879 852736

 

November 7th

Illustrated Talk, Engine Sheds Part 5. Lutterworth railway Society, United Reform Church, George Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4EF.

Contact: Mr D Hanger 01455203307

Website: www.lutterworthrailwaysociety.co.uk

 

November 9th

SRP Toy fair. Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7RA

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

‘N’ Gauge model Railway Show presented by West Sussex N Gauge MRC, Shoreham Baptist Church, Western Road, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex, BN43 5WD

Prices: Adults £3, Child (3-17) £1

Website: www.wsng.co.uk

 

November 9th & 10th

Great British Model Railway Show, British Motor Museum, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire, CV35 0BJ

Opening Times: Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm

Prices: In advance Adults £10, Child £7, under 5’s Free, Concession £10

Website: www.gbmrs.com

 

November 10th

SRP Toy fair. Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9BZ

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

November 17th

SRP Toy fair Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, BN14 9HS

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

November 21st

Illustrated Talk, Steam Trams. Lutterworth railway Society, United Reform Church, George Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4EF.

Contact: Mr D Hanger 01455203307

Website: www.lutterworthrailwaysociety.co.uk

 

November 23rd

SRP Toy fair, North Romford Community Centre, 32 Clockhouse Lane, Collier Row, Romford, RM5 3QL

Opening times: 10am-2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

November 24th

SRP Toyfair. The Grange, Bepton Road, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9HG

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

 

Novembers 26th

SRP Toyfair. Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1SF 

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

 

November 30th

SRP Toyfair. Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Kent, CT18 7PF

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

 

Rainhill Model Railway Club, ‘Christmas Model Railway show’ Rainhill Village Hall, Weaver Avenue, Rainhill Merseyside, L35 4LU

Opening Times: 10am-5pm

Prices: Adults £3.50, Children £4.00 includes a visit to and gift from Santa

Contact: Brian Davis 01925226266 or brianandertondavis@gmail.com

Website: www.rainhillmrc.co.uk

 

December 1st

SRP Toyfair. Langham Community Centre, School Road, Colchester, CO4 5PA

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

 

December 5th

Illustrated Talk, London Underground, Lutterworth railway Society, United Reform Church, George Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4EF.

Contact: Mr D Hanger 01455203307

Website: www.lutterworthrailwaysociety.co.uk

 

December 8th

SRP Toy fair, Chartham Village Hall, Station Road, Chartham, Kent, CT4 7JA

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

December 19th

Illustrated Talk, Narrow gauge Railways & Tramways, Lutterworth railway Society, United Reform Church, George Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4EF.

Contact: Mr D Hanger 01455203307

Website: www.lutterworthrailwaysociety.co.uk

 

December 22nd

SRP Toy fair Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 8PR

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

December 27th

SRP Toy fair Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, BN14 9HS

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

December 28th

SRP Toy fair St Barnabas Church, Sea Road/Cantelupe, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 1JG

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

 

December 29th

SRP Toy fair. Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9BZ

Opening Times: 10am – 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

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