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 29/04/2017 Southwold
 
The Southwold Railway Trust The Southwold Railway Trust 4th Exhibition:
St Edmund's Hall,
Cumberland Road,
Southwold,
Suffolk.
IP18 6JP

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

There will be modelling demonstrations, 'Steamworks' project displays, rolling stock displays and the following layouts of which quite a number are narrow gauge:

Ashfield Green (009) - Chris Seago
Shipmeadow (009) - Richard Doe
Snow in the Glen (0-16.5)
Longstone Maintenance Shed (Gn15)
Gneiss Cider (Gn15)
Knights Yard (1:16)
St.Gennys (16mm Live Steam)
Hornby Dublo (00)
Oulton Broad North (N)
Framlingham (00)

Admission: Adults 4.00, Children under 15 2.00, under 3's free.
Refreshments available.
Website: www.southwoldrailway.co.uk

Sat 06/05/2017 Watford
 
South West Herts Model Railway Exhibition South West Herts Model Railway Exhibition:
Queen's School,
Aldenham Road,
Watford,
Hertfordshire.
WD23 2TY

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include Jim & Lyn Owers "Green Pond Mine"

Website: www.southwesthertsmrs.org.uk
Sat 06/05/2017 Jarrow
 
Tyne Tees Members Open Day 2017 Tyne Tees Members Open Day:
Perth Green Community Centre,
Inverness Road,
Jarrow,
Tyne and Wear.
NE32  4AQ

Opening Times: 10.30-16.00

Featuring 12+ members layouts, and sales support from the 009 Society Members Sales, A1 models, N-drive Chassis and a trade stand.
Light refreshments available from the centre.
Admission: 4.00 members, non-members 6.00,  Accompanied children free.
Sat 06/05/2017 Bognor Regis
 
SWING 2017 SWING 2017
Felpham Community College,
Felpham Way,
Felpham,
Bognor Regis,
West Susses.
PO22 8EL

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include "Coleford" by John Wilkes, full list of layouts on the SWING website.
Trade support includes the 009 Society Members Sales stand.
Website: http://swing.model-railway.org.uk
Sat 06/05/2017 - Sun 07/05/2017 Derby
 
Mickleover Model Railway Group Exhibition Mickleover Model Railway Group Exhibition:
The Roundhouse,
Roundhouse Road,
Pride Park,
Derby.
DE24 8JE

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.30, Sunday 10.00-16.30

Layouts include Richard Holder's "Wantage Narrow Gauge Tramway"

Website: www.mmrg.org.uk
Sun 14/05/2017 Barton Le Clay
 
Beds & Bucks Narrow Gauge Modellers Group 2017 Members Open Day Beds & Bucks Narrow Gauge Modellers Group:
In association with The 009 Society:
Barton le Clay Village Hall,
Hexton Road,
Barton Le Clay,
Bedfordshire.
MK45 4JY
(Off old A6 on B655)

Opening Times: 10.30-16.30

Features:
Bowleggett Manor (009), West Midlands Group.
Elkington on Sea Tramways (0-16.5), Roger Elkin.
Grasslands and Wetlands Railway (G scale), Glyn Bennett.
Scrubbs Lane Yard and The Maltings (009), Ken Paul.
Morton Stanley (0-16.5), Chris Ford & Nigel Hill.
Brandgeight (009), Peter Hardy.
Fowlers Lake (0n30), Mike Bartlett.
Green Pond Mine (H0e/H0f), Lyn & Jim Owers.
Purbeck (009), John Thorne.
Symonds Green Brewery (009), David & Lynda Coates.
Green End (009), David Gander.
Old Oak (009), John Rees.
Ellerbank (009) Graham and Caroline Watling
Modelling display, Chris Krupa.

Trade:
Model Roads and Tramways, 12voltDCC, Narrow Planet nameplates and models and The 009 Society Members Sales Stand.

Admission: 009 Society Members 4.00, Non Members 4.50
Amenities: Full disabled access, adequate car parking and full range of refreshments.
Website: http://009bedsandbucks.webplus.net/
Sat 20/05/2017 Mirfield
 
Mirfield Team Parish Music Guild Exhibition Mirfield Team Parish Music Guild Exhibition:
Parish Community Centre,
Church Lane,
Mirfield,
West Yorkshire.
WF14 9HU

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00
Admission: Adults 4 Child 2

Layouts to include:
"Desert Wars 1942" by Darryl Foxwell
"Skate End" by Dave Greenwood
"Three Bridges" by the Whitehouse brothers,
"Farnham and Wharf 70" by John Wharmsley

Trade support.
Refreshments available.
Sat 10/06/2017 - Sun 11/06/2017 Borth y Gest, nr Porthmadog
 
Borth y Gest Model Railway Show Borth y Gest Model Railway Show:
Organiser: Paul Towers
Church Room, (Below Church)
Borth y Gest, near Porthmadog,
Gwynedd,
North Wales.
LL49 9LU

Opening Times: Saturday 11.00-17.00, Sunday 10.30-16.00

Features:
Layouts: one 00n3 and four or five 009
Guest layouts: one Gauge O Industrial and one Lone Star!
Previously owned sales, Light refreshments.
Disabled access
   
Come and have a chat  in a clubroom atmosphere

Admission: Adults 2.00, Children under 12 free if accompanied by a responsible adult. Dogs with dog walkers welcomed!
Fri 16/06/2017 - Sun 18/06/2017 Quorn
 
Great Central Railway Model Railway & Engineering Event Great Central Railway Model Railway & Engineering Event:
Quorn & Woodhouse Station,
Woodhouse Road,
Quorn,
Leicestershire.
LE12 8AG

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

Layouts include Andy Bailey's "Avyn-A-Llyin" and 009 Society Demonstration Stand

Website: www.gcrailway.co.uk/modelevent/
Sat 17/06/2017 - Sun 18/06/2017 Mere
 
5th Mere Model Railway Exhibition 5th Mere Model Railway Exhibition:
Mere & District Railway Modellers:
Mere Lecture Halls,
Salisbury Street,
Mere,
Wiltshire.
BA12 6HA

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00

Admission Adults 4, Children under 12 enter free if accompanied by an adult.
Amenities: Disabled access, free car parking, refreshments.
Layouts featured:

"Mere Abbas" (O)
"Crackington Quay" (7mm NG)
"Hintendorf" (7mm NG)
"Cheddar S&DJR " (P4)
"Three Bridges by the Sea" (OO)
"Beckenvick" (HO)
"Red Hook Bay" (HO)
"Devil's Bridge" (OO9)
"Bottle Kiln Lane" (OO9)
"The Pavilion" (Trams) (OO9)
"Stamford East" (N)
"Welton" (N)

Demonstrators: DCC Train Automation and continental sales, Model Boat Building

Trade Support: Ray Heard Models - Quality secondhand locomotives and rolling stock in 'O', 'OO', & N gauges and John Sutton Books and garden railways.

This year the selection of the highest quality layouts is probably the most interesting to be seen in Wiltshire for sometime, together with novel new layouts that can only be viewed at Mere. So why not visit the show, as there is something for everybody whether it be British or Continental Railways. On Sunday which is Father's Day,  treat your Dad to the exhibition, then lunch at one of the three pubs in Mere.
Website: www.mererailwaymodellers.co.uk
Sat 24/06/2017 Braintree
 
Braintree & Halstead MRC Braintree & Halstead MRC
Details awaited

Layouts include John Atkinson's "Kaprun (SLB)"

Website: http://braintree-halsteadmrc.co.uk
Sat 01/07/2017 - Sun 02/07/2017 Laindon, Basildon
 
38th Basildon Model Railway Exhibition 38th Basildon Model Railway Exhibition:
James Hornsby School,
Leinster Road/Nicholas Lane,
Laindon,
Basildon.
SS15 5NX

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

Layouts include "Coleford" by John Wilkes
Website: www.basildon-mrc.org.uk
Sat 15/07/2017 Mansfield
 
Open Day of the East Midlands Group of the 009 Society Open Day of the East Midlands Group of the 009 Society:
The Portland College,
Nottingham Road,
Mansfield,
Nottinghamshire.
NG18 4TJ

Opening Times: 10.30-16.30
Admission: Members 3.50, Guest Day Membership 4.00

Exhibits Include:
"Kinwardine Wharf" by Charlie Insley
"Grimsby & Immingham Electric Tramway Passing Place No. 5" by Martyn Chapman
"Ryders Green Wharf" by Peter Cullen
"Arosfa-di-Enw" by Paul Bardill
"Military Railway Display 1914-1918" by Roy Hirst
0n30 Layout by Brian Moseby
"Tal-y-Llyn Railway" - a section of Roger Bugg's well known layout
"Bradforde Monachorum" by Andrew Glover
"Fellwood" by David Jacques
"Abbots Gate" by Lol Saccomondo
"Moorton Bottom" Yard by Paul Windle
Box Module by John Andrews
"Glen Ogle" by Brian Twigg
South Yorkshire Group Box Modules by David Carlyle
"Waterhouses" by Roger Blackburn
"Tan-yr-Allt" by Roger Christian & Stan Williams
Radio Control Demonstration by Frank Allen
"Bridges" by Hugh Milward
"Layout in a Drawer" by Paul Lolley
"Chemin de Fer du Nord" by Sam Lolley
"Falcon Rock" by Bob Telford
"Brandgeight" by Peter Hardy

Trade Support:
009 Society Members Sales Stand
John Flower's A1 Models
Sat 05/08/2017 Pewsey
 
Wiltshire Group's 16th Open Day Wiltshire Group of the 009 Society:
16th Group Open Day incorporating Moming 17:
Bouverie Hall,
Pewsey,
Wiltshire.
SN9 5EQ.

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00

Celebrating 30 years of the Wiltshire Group featuring 12 plus layouts, Trade stands and the 009 Society Members Sales Stand.
Admission 4.00
Sat 05/08/2017 - Sun 06/08/2017 Redcar
 
Cleveland Model Railway Club 2017 Exhibition Cleveland Model Railway Club:
Redcar & Cleveland College,
Corporation Rd,
Redcar.
TS10 1EZ

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-19.00, Sunday 10.00-16.00

Layouts include Paul Windle's "High Stamley"

Website: www.cmrc.club
Sat 05/08/2017 - Sun 06/08/2017 Reydon
 
Southwold Model Railway Exhibition Southwold Model Railway Exhibition:
Waveney Valley MRC:
St Felix School,
Halesworth Road (A1095 to Southwold),
Reydon,
Suffolk.
IP18 6SD

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.30
Layouts include Andy Bailey's "Avyn-A-Llyin"

Website: www.wvmrc.org.uk/page3.html
Sat 19/08/2017 - Sun 20/08/2017 Pickering
 
Scarborough & District Railway Modellers Exhibition 2017 Scarborough & District Railway Modellers:
The Memorial Hall,
Potter Hill,
Pickering.
YO18 8AA

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

Layouts include Paul Windle's "High Stamley"

Website: www.sdrmweb.co.uk
Sat 02/09/2017 - Sun 03/09/2017 Accrington
 
Blackburn & East Lancs Model Railway Show Blackburn & East Lancs Model Railway Show:
Hydburn Leisure Centre,
Henry Street,
Church,
Accrington,
Lancs.
BB5 4EP

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00 both days.

Layouts include "Tan Y Allt/ Dwffyr Uchaf" by Roger Christian & Stan Williams
Plus the 009 Publicity Stand.

Website: www.belmrs.org
Sat 02/09/2017 - Sun 03/09/2017 Loughborough
 
Soar Valley Model Railway Club 2017 Exhibition Soar Valley Model Railway Club Exhibition:
Loughborough Grammar School,
Leicester Road,
Loughborough.
LE11 2DU

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

Layouts include Richard Holder's "The Clydach Railway"

Website: www.svmrc.co.uk
Sat 23/09/2017 - Sun 24/09/2017 Lydney
 
Forest of Dean Model Railway Club Forest of Dean Model Railway Club:
Dean Academy (formerly Whitecross School),
Church Road,
Lydney,
Gloucestershire.
GL15 5DZ

Opening times: Saturday 11.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.00

Layouts include "Coleford" by John Wilkes
Website: www.fodmrc.co.uk
Sat 23/09/2017 - Sun 24/09/2017 Wimborne
 
Dorset Model Railway Exhibition incorporating Narrow Gauge World Dorset Model Railway Exhibition incorporating Narrow Gauge World:
Queen Elizabeth School,
Blandford Road,
Wimborne.
BH21 4DT

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-16.30, Sunday 10.00-16.00

Layouts include Richard Holder's Launceston Steam Railway (new layout - see Railway Modeller May issue)
Sat 30/09/2017 - Sun 01/10/2017 Wigan
 
2017 Wigan Finescale Model Railway Exhibition 2017 Wigan Finescale Model Railway Exhibition:
Robin Park Arena,
Loire Drive,
Wigan.
WN5 0UH.

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.30, Sunday 10.00-16.30

Layouts include "Tan Y Allt/ Dwffyr Uchaf" by Roger Christian & Stan Williams.
The 009 Society Publicity Stand and 009 demo stands.

There will be a Free Vintage Bus service working between Wigan Rly Stations and the show arena on both days.

Website: www.wiganfrm.org.uk
Sat 07/10/2017 Tewkesbury
 
Narrow Gauge Tewkesbury 2017 Narrow Gauge Tewkesbury:
Organised by the M5-M50 Narrow Gauge Modellers Group:
Tewkesbury School,
Ashcurch Road,
Tewkesbury.
GL20 8DF

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

Featuring 20 plus layouts including:
Bob Pritchard's "Mile House Tramway" - 00 scale, narrow gauge trams (on 9mm track)
John Wilkes' "Coleford" - 009
Paul Spray's "Lesobeng" - 009
Simon Addelsee's "Hobbiton End" - 5.5mm scale
Paul Davies' "Tennessee Extraction Railroad Co" - On30/O16.5
Jim and Lyn Owers' "Green Pond Mine" - HOe/HOf
Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Confirmed Traders: Worsley Works; Hereford Model Centre

Confirmed Societies: Ffestiniog/Welsh Highland Railway; Tewkesbury YMCA Railway Society

Plus the 009 Society Members Sales Stand.

Website: www.narrowgaugetewkesbury.co.uk
Sat 07/10/2017 - Sun 08/10/2017 Fareham
 
Fareham & District MRC - RailEx2017 Fareham & District MRC - RailEx2017:
Fareham Leisure Centre,
Park Lane,
Fareham.
PO16 7JU

Opening Times: Saturday 10.0017.30, Sunday 10.0016.30

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

Website: http://fareham-mrc.org.uk/railex-2017/
Sat 14/10/2017 - Sun 15/10/2017 Peterborough
 
National Festival of Railway Modelling 2017 National Festival of Railway Modelling,
East of England Showground,
Peterborough.
PE2 6XE

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

Layouts include Richard Holder's "The Clydach Railway"

Website: www.world-of-railways.co.uk/shows/show/the-national-festival-of-railway-modelling
Sat 21/10/2017 - Sun 22/10/2017 Uckfield
 
Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition 2017 Uckfield Model Railway Club:
Uckfield Civic Centre,
Civic Approach,
Uckfield,
East Sussex.
TN22 1AE

(entry updated to remove editor's error)

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00 both days

Layouts:  tba

Website: www.uckfieldmrc.co.uk
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 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 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