009 Society

The 009 Society- Exhibition Diary

This list gives some details of the Exhibitions and Events supported by members of the 009 SOCIETY and it includes the listing that appears in the "009 News", the newsletter of the 009 SOCIETY.


If you would like your event included on this web site and in the "009 News" then please email the full details to .

The only criteria is that the exhibition or event must include a layout from a member of the 009 Society or be organised by a member of the 009 Society.

This information is provided in good faith, but the 009 Society cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. Please check in the modelling press / venue for full details before travelling.

Date Town Event Details
Sat 25/11/2017 The Rainhill Narrow Gauge Show
 
The Rainhill Narrow Gauge Show The Rainhill Narrow Gauge Show:
Rainhill Village Hall,
The Teak Room,
Weaver Avenue,
Rainhill,
Merseyside.
L35 4LU.

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

Layouts, Traders,  Demos, Society Stands.
The Rainhill MRC will be holding their exhibition in the Main Hall on the ground floor.
Refreshments available all day.
Free Parking in and around the Hall.
Admission covers both shows.

A Vintage Bus service will be running between the Rainhill Show and the Transport Museum in St Helens.
Sat 25/11/2017 Arlesey
 
Letchworth Model Railway Society Letchworth MRS Exhibition:
Etonbury Academy,
Stotfold Road,
Arlesey,
Bedfordshire.
SG15 6XS

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include "Glyn Valley Tramway" by Peter and Nigel Smith, "Timber Valley" by Dale Gillard

Website - www.letchworthmrs.org.uk
Sat 25/11/2017 - Sun 26/11/2017 Birmingham
 
The Warley National Model Railway Exhibition Hall 5,
National Exhibition Centre,
Birmingham.
B40 1NT

Opening Times: Saturday 09.45*-18.00, Sunday 09.45*- 17.00 (* Advance ticket holders 09.15)

Layouts include:
Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"
John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"
Peter Cullen and the West Mids 009 Group "Bowlegget Manor and Far End"
Paul Towers, Warley MRC "Llandyrau"
Eddie Bristow "Hardly Mine Two"

Website: www.thewarleyshow.co.uk
Sat 02/12/2017 Colehill, Wimborne
 
Wessex Narrow Gauge Modellers Open Day Wessex Narrow Gauge Modellers with Dorset 009 Society Members:
Narrow Gauge Model Railway "OPEN DAY":
Colehill Memorial Hall,
Cannon Hill Road,
Colehill,
Wimborne,
Dorset.
BH21 2LS

Opening times: 10.30-15.30

Layouts include:
"Vale Quarry" (009) John Bruce
"Hillview" (009) Steve Fackrell
"Hirson Bellevue" (Hoe) Howard Coulson
"Llanfair Caerinion" (009) Andy Cundick
"Ryedown Lane" (009) Patrick Collins
"The Brickworks" (0-14) Arthur Budd
"St Mary's" (0-16.5) Julian Evison
"Avalon Brickworks" (0-16.5) Howard Martin

Loco testing station and test track - bring your poor performer for expert advice
Home layout to visit (009) - "Imperial Western Railway (Southern Division)" Brian Guilmant
009 Society Sales - plus special end of year clear out at half price of many smaller parts, scenery and track items
Sat 02/12/2017 - Sun 03/12/2017 Manchester
 
Manchester MRS Manchester MRS Exhibition:
Barnes Wallis Building,
Manchester University Northern Campus (ex UMIST),
Oxford Rd,
Manchester.
M13 9PL

Opening Times: Sat 10:00-17:30, Sun 10:00-16:30

Layouts include Paul Titmuss' "Abhainn an Scail/Annascaul"

Website: http://mmrs.co.uk
Sat 09/12/2017 Prestatyn
 
Rhyl & District MRC Rhyl & District MRC:
Charity Model Railway Exhibition:
The Parish Community Hall and Parish Church,
High Street,
Prestatyn.
LL19 9AR

Opening Times: 10.30-16.00

Layouts include "Colwyn Valley Light Railway" by David Roberts

Website: www.rhylmodelrailclub.co.uk
Sat 06/01/2018 Maidenhead
 
Marlow, Maidenhead and District MRC Annual Exhibition 2018 Marlow, Maidenhead and District MRC Annual Exhibition:
Cox Green Community Centre,
51 Highfield Lane,
Maidenhead,
Berkshire.
SL6 3AX

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00

Layouts include "Coleford" by John Wilkes

Website: www.mmdmrc.org.uk/2018-january-exhibition.html
Sat 13/01/2018 Ilton
 
South West 009 Modellers (SWOON's) 12th Open Day (2018) South West 009 Modellers (SWOON's) 12th Open Day:
Merryfield Hall,
Ilton,
Somerset.
TA19 9HG

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00

A range of 009 and narrow gauge layouts - details to follow.
009 Members Sales Stand.
Refreshments, disabled access.
Admission £3.00

Why not stay overnight and visit the Weston-super-Mare Train Show the following day?
Sun 14/01/2018 Weston-super-Mare
 
Weston-super-Mare Train Show 2018 Weston-super-Mare Train Show:
The Campus,
Worle,
Weston-Super-Mare.
BS24 7DX

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include:
"Avyn-A-Llyin" by Andy Bailey
"Bertsdorf" by Mark Dale
"Buccabury Town" by John Gilby
"Habbanyaa. Iraq 1941" by Tony Bennett
"The Llandecwyn Railway" by Martin Collins

Website: www.westonsupermaretrainshow.com
Sat 20/01/2018 - Sun 21/01/2018 Canterbury
 
City of Canterbury Model Railway Society City of Canterbury Model Railway Society:
St Anselms School,
Old Dover Road,
Canterbury.
CT1 3EN

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include Paul Windle's "Moorton Bottom Yard"

Website: www.ccmrs.ic24.net/Page_4x.html
Sat 20/01/2018 - Sun 21/01/2018 Calne
 
Calne Model Railway Show 2018 Calne Model Railway Show:
The Calne Leisure Centre,
White Horse Way,
Calne,
Wiltshire.
SN11 0SP

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.30

Layouts include Hugh Norwood's "Angst-Lesspork" and Richard Holder's "Wantage NG Tramway"

Website: http://bmrg.org.uk
Sat 27/01/2018 - Sun 28/01/2018 Pontefract
 
Normanton and Pontefract RMS Normanton and Pontefract RMS:
New College,
Park Lane,
Pontefract.
WF8 4QR

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.30

Layouts include Paul Windle's "High Stamley"

Website: www.nprms.byethost5.com/?i=1
Sat 17/02/2018 Reading
 
Kenavon Railway Society Exhibition Kenavon Railway Society Exhibition:
The Warehouse,
1a Cumberland Road,
Reading.
RG1 3LB

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include: "Coleford" by John Wilkes

Website: http://kenavon.btck.co.uk
Sat 17/02/2018 Rainford
 
Rainford Narrow Gauge Show 2018 Rainford Narrow Gauge Show:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
off Church Road,
Rainford,
Nr St Helens.
WA11 8BY.

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts: tba

Refreshments available all day.
Free Parking in and around the Hall.
The Hall is suitable for wheelchairs and disabled, no steps with easy access from parking area.
Sat 24/02/2018 - Sun 25/02/2018 Southampton
 
Solent MRC 2018 Exhibition Solent MRC Exhibition:
Oasis Academy,
Romsey Road,
Lordís Hill,
Southampton,
SO16 0XN

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.30

Layouts include: Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: http://solentmodelrailwaygroup.webs.com
Sat 03/03/2018 Beccles
 
Norfolk & Suffolk NGM 4th Open Day (2018) Norfolk & Suffolk NGM 4th Open Day:
St John Ambulance Hall,
Blyburgate,
Beccles,
Suffolk.
NR34 9TF

Opening Times: 10.00-1600

There is no parking at the hall other than disabled, please use nearby local public car park (behind the library and near to the Roys Store) signposted just up from the hall on opposite side of road.
Admission: Adults £3.00, Accompanied under 16's Free.
Light refreshments available.

There will be 10+ narrow gauge model railways in various scales on show.
Three rooms will be used but the third smaller room is not accesable to wheelchair users.

Layouts: (More to be added asap)
"Yellow Ridge Mine" - Gn15
"Butley Quay" - 009
"Ben Moor Foot Peat Railway" - O.16.5
"Meanderbahn" - Hoe
"Royston Wharf" - 009
"Longstone" - Gn15
"La Garita Hills Railroad" - On30

The N&SNGM group will be having the final of their challenge with winner announced during the afternoon.

Trade & Societies:
The 009 Society Members Sales stand will be attending.
Narrow Planet  (https://narrowplanet.myshopify.com)
Bure Valley Railway & BVR Model Shop (www.bvrw.co.uk)
James Corsi 7mm sales
Southwold Railway Trust (www.southwoldrailway.co.uk)

N&SNGM Website: http://nsngm.org.uk/
Sat 10/03/2018 Pudsey
 
Narrow Gauge North 2018 Narrow Gauge North 2018
Pudsey Civic Hall,
Dawsons Corner,
Pudsey,
West Yorkshire.
LS28 5TA

Opening Times: 10.30-16.30

Layouts include:
Hugh Norwood's "Angst-Lesspork" and John Wilkes' "Coleford"

Website:www.narrowgaugenorth.org.uk
Sat 10/03/2018 - Sun 11/03/2018 Godmanchester, Huntingdon
 
East Anglia Model Railway Exhibition 2018 St Neotís Model Railway Club:
East Anglia Model Railway Exhibition:
The Britten Arena
Wood Green Animal Charity Centre,
Godmanchester,
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire.
PE29 2NH

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.00

Layouts include "Butley Quay" and Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: www.stneotsmrc.com
Sat 24/03/2018 - Sun 25/03/2018 Nailsea
 
Nailsea and District Model Railway Club Exhibition 2018 Nailsea and District Model Railway Club Exhibition:
Nailsea School,
Mizzymead Road,
Nailsea.
BS48 2HJ

Opening Times: Saturday 10:30-17:00, Sunday 10:00-16:00

Layouts include Hugh Norwood's "Angst-Lesspork" and Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: www.nailsea-district-mrc.co.uk

Sat 07/04/2018 Eastleigh
 
Narrow Gauge South 2018 Narrow Gauge South:
Barton Peveril College,
Eastleigh,
Nr Southampton.

Opening Times: tba

Layouts: tba but will include Richard Holder's "Wantage NG Tramway"

Website:  www.narrowgaugesouth.org.uk
Sat 14/04/2018 - Sun 15/04/2018 Horsham
 
Crawley Model Railway Society 2018 Exhibition Crawley Model Railway Society 28th Annual Exhibition:
Tanbridge House School,
Farthings Hill,
Horsham.
RH12 1SR

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.00

Layouts include: "Habbaniya" and "The Evaleight Light Railway"

Free car parking. Disabled access. Refreshments. Full trade support.

Website: http://ukmodelshops.co.uk/other/events_detail.php?eid=15742
Sat 28/04/2018 Southport
 
Southport MRS 2018 Exhibition Southport MRS 2018 Exhibition:
All Saints Parish Hall,
Park Road,
Southport,
Merseyside.
PR9 9JB

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include: "Tan Yr Allt" by Roger Christian & Stan Williams, "Matthew & Son" by Tony Ennis.

Plus other layouts in various scale/gauges. Southport MRC sales stand.
Refreshments available all day.
Free Parking in and around the Hall.
Sat 04/08/2018 Pewsey
 
2nd Wiltshire Group Skills Day 2nd Wiltshire Group 009 Skills Day:
Bouverie Hall,
Pewsey,
Wiltshire.
SN9 5QE

Open Times: 10.00-16.00
Admission: £2

More details to follow.

*** Also features the Wiltshire Group's famous Lardy Cake - not to be missed ***
Sat 06/10/2018 - Sun 07/10/2018 Wigan
 
Wigan Model Railway Exhibition 2018 2018 Wigan Model Railway Exhibition:
Robin Park Sports & Tennis Centre,
Loire Drive,
Wigan.
WN5 0UH.

Opening Times: Saturday 10:00-17:30, Sunday 10:00-16:30

Layouts include Blair Hobson's "South Bohemia" (TTe).

Website: www.wiganfrm.org.uk
Sat 26/01/2019 - Sun 27/01/2019 Kendal
 
Kendal Model Railway Club Exhibition 2019 Kendal Model Railway Club:
Kendal Leisure Centre,
Burton Road,
Kendal,
Cumbria.
LA9 7HX

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.30

Layouts include Andy Bailey's "Avyn-A-Llyin"

Website: www.kendalmrc.org
Sat 19/10/2019 - Sun 20/10/2019 Peterborough
 
National Festival of Railway Modelling 2019 National Festival of Railway Modelling 2019,
East of England Arena & Events Centre,
Oundle Road,
Alwalton,
Peterborough.
PE2 6XE

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-1600

Layouts include Andy Bailey's "Avyn-A-Llyin"

Website: www.world-of-railways.co.uk/shows/show/the-national-festival-of-railway-modelling