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 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 27/01/2018 - Sun 28/01/2018 Kendal
 
Kendal Model Railway Club Kendal Model Railway Club 2018 Exhibition:
Kendal Leisure Centre,
Burton Road,
Kendal,
Cumbria.
LA9 7HX

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

Layouts include John Thorne's "Purbeck"

Website: www.kendalmrc.org
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 and "Bottle Kiln Lane" by John Thorne

Website: http://kenavon.btck.co.uk
Sat 17/02/2018 Rainford
 
Rainford Narrow Gauge Show Rainford Narrow Gauge Show:
All Saints Parish Hall,
Stockley Room,
Church Road,
Rainford,
Nr St Helens.
WA11 8HE.

*****Updated entry due to change of venue*****

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 17/02/2018 - Sun 18/02/2018 Syston
 
Syston Model Railway Society Syston Model Railway Society:
Sileby Community Centre,
High Street,
Sileby,
Leicestershire.
LE12 7RX

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

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

Website: http://www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/events/15454-SystonModelRailwaySocietyExhibition
Sat 17/02/2018 - Sun 18/02/2018 York
 
Ebor Group of Railway Modellers 50th Anniversary Exhibition Ebor Group of Railway Modellers 50th Anniversary Exhibition:
Heworth Church Hall,
Melrosegate,
York,
YO31 0RP

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

Layouts include Roger Blackburn's "Waterhouses and Longnor"

Website: https://eborgroup.wordpress.com
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 24/02/2018 - Sun 25/02/2018 Newark Upon Trent
 
Lincoln & District Model Railway Club Lincoln & District Model Railway Club:
The Lady Eastwood Pavilion,
Newark Showground,
Newark Upon Trent,
Nottinghamshire.
NG24 2NY

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

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

Website: https://ladmrc.wixsite.com/ladmrc
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:
"Yellow Ridge Mine" - Gn15 - Nick Wright
"Butley Quay" - 009 - Peter Rednall
"Ben Moor Foot Peat Railway" - O.16.5 - Graham Morfoot
"Meanderbahn" - Hoe - Brian Meldon
"Royston Wharf" - 009 - Royston & District MRC
"Castle Quay" - 009 - Chris O'Donoghue
"Longstone" - Gn15 - Graham Watling
"La Garita Hills Railroad" - On30 - Alan Harper Bourne
"Cilffyrdd Corris" - 009 - Stuart Hughes
"Arendt Spitze 2" - O.16.5 - James Corsi
"Newlands Farm" - Gn15 - Barry Weston
"Wood Bay" - 009 - John Helsby
"Old Chapel Yard" - 009 - Jim Bamber

Alan Fuller will be doing modelling demonstrations
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)
Norfolk Heath Works  (https://www.facebook.com/009-from-Norfolk-Heath-Works-1921933588084096/)

N&SNGM Website: http://nsngm.org.uk/
Sat 03/03/2018 - Sun 04/03/2018 Royal Leamington Spa
 
Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Society Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Society Exhibition:
Warwickshire College,
Warwick New Road,
Royal Leamington Spa.
CV32 5JE.

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

Layouts include: "Castle Works", "Holbeach", "Ilfracombe East" and "Old Oak".
Plus the 009 Society publicity stand.

Website: www.lwmrs.co.uk
Sat 03/03/2018 - Sun 04/03/2018 Preston
 
Preston Model Railway Exhibition Preston & District Model Railway Society:
Sports Hall,
Prestonís College,
St Vincentís Road,
Fulwood,
Preston.
PR2 8UR

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

Layouts include John Thorne's "Purbeck"

Website: www.prestonanddistrictmrs.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 10/03/2018 - Sun 11/03/2018 Macclesfield
 
Macclesfield Model Railway Exhibition Macclesfield Model Railway Exhibition:
Tytherington School,
Manchester Road,
Macclesfield,
Cheshire.
SK10 2EE

Layouts include "Negarth" and "Pen-y-Graig"

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

Website: www.macclesfieldmrg.org.uk
Sat 17/03/2018 - Sun 18/03/2018 Howden
 
Carlton Railway Society Annual Exhibition Carlton Railway Society:
Shire Hall,
Market Place,
Howden,
East Yorkshire.
DN14 7BJ

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

Layouts include "Annascaul" by Paul Titmuss
Sat 17/03/2018 - Sun 18/03/2018 Jarrow
 
Perth Green Model Railway Club Perth Green MRC:
Perth Green Community Association,
Inverness Rd,
Jarrow.
NE32 4AQ

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include "Purbeck" by John Thorne and "Bachdale and Dibley Level" now owned by David Johnston (perhaps the last chance to see this layout)

Website: www.perthgreenmrc.org
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 31/03/2018 - Mon 02/04/2018 York
 
York Model Railway Show York Model Railway Show:
Knavesmire Stand,
York Racecourse,
York.
YO23 1EX

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

Layouts include Hull M.R.S's "Crumley & Little Wickhill" (final exhibition), John Housley's "Lane End",
and Roy Hirst's "1918 - Behind Enemy Lines"
 
009 Society Stand
 
Website: www.yorkshow.org.uk
Sat 07/04/2018 Eastleigh
 
Narrow Gauge South 2018 and 009 Society AGM Narrow Gauge South:
Barton Peveril College,
Eastleigh,
Nr Southampton.

Opening Times: tba

Layouts: tba but will include Richard Holder's "Wantage NG Tramway", John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane", Brian Key's "Ilfracombe East"
Website:  www.narrowgaugesouth.org.uk
Sat 07/04/2018 - Sun 08/04/2018 Littleborough
 
Rochdale MRG 2018 Model Railway Exhibition The 54th Rochdale MRG Model Railway Exhibition:
Littleborough Coach House,
Lodge Street,
Littleborough,
Lancashire
OL15 9AE.

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30both days.

Layouts include: "Tan Yr Allt" by Roger Christian and Stan Williams.

Website: https://rochdalemrg.wordpress.com
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 28/04/2018 Fareham
 
RotaRail 2018 Rotary Club of Fareham (RotaRail 2015):
Fareham College,
Bishopsfield Road,
Fareham,
Hampshire.
PO14 1NH

Opening Times: 10:30-17:00

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane" and Andy Cundick's "Arigna"

Website:http://rotarail.webs.com
Sun 13/05/2018 Barton Le Clay
 
Beds & Bucks NG Modellers 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

Layouts: tba but will include Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: http://009bedsandbucks.webplus.net
Sat 26/05/2018 - Mon 28/05/2018 Bala
 
The Great Little Trains Model Railway Show The Great Little Trains Model Railway Show:
Ysgol Y Berwyn Secondary School,
On the A4212,
Bala.
LL23 7RU

Opening Times: Saturday and Sunday10.00-17.00, Monday 10.00-15.30

Details from the Press Release:
Welcome to the third Great Little trains Model Railway exhibition in the town of Bala in a new and re-furbished school. All located in three halls with easy access, free parking, full refreshments and a free vintage bus service linking the exhibition with the Bala Lake Railway.
Park at Bala or Llanuwchllyn, ride the railway, with a vintage shuttle bus service serving the exhibition. Visit the Festival of Transport on Sunday or Monday (vintage vehicles, tractors, etc) at the other (Llanuwchllyn) end of our line for two great family shows over the weekend.. The railway will be operating our intensive Pink Timetable, up to ten return trips per day using vintage Hunslet steam engines from the north Wales slate quarries.

The exhibition will feature 20 (approx) narrow gauge layouts plus 10 (approx) 00/HO/7 mm layouts, in various scales, scenic, of historical and modern image, steam diesel and electric.
Plus a selection of quality traders, offering a wide range of models, books.

All the funds raised will go towards the new extension of the railway into Bala town.
We will also be offering to either  'BUY A SLEEPER' or 'BUY A SPIKE' for the railway extension. At the end of 2018 a buyer will win 'THE GOLDEN SPIKE'.

Website: www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk
Sat 23/06/2018 Steventon, Abingdon
 
Oxfordshire Narrow Gauge Modellers Open Day Oxfordshire Narrow Gauge Modellers Open Day:
Steventon Village Hall,
The Green,
Steventon,
Abingdon.
OX13 6RR

Opening Times: 10:00-16:00

Layouts: tba but will include Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: www.oxngm.org.uk
Sat 30/06/2018 Minstead
 
Minstead MRS Annual Exhibition Minstead MRS Annual Exhibition:
Minstead Village Hall
Lyndhurst Road
Minstead
SO43 7FX

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"
Sat 14/07/2018 Mansfield
 
East Midlands Group Annual Open Day East Midlands Group Annual Open Day:
The Portland College,
A60 Nottingham Road,
Mansfield.
NG18 4TJ

Opening Times: 10.30-16.30

At least 25 layouts, mainly 009 but also in Nn3 & 0n30, plus trade support & Society Sales
Free parking, disabled access, snacks & drinks available on site
Admission: Members £3.50, Guest Day Membership £4, Under 16 accompanied by an adult free
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 29/09/2018 Compton Dundon
 
Small & Delightful Railway Group Open Day Small & Delightful Railway Group Open Day:
Meadway Hall,
Ham Lane,
Compton Dundon,
Near Street,
Somerset.
TA11 6PQ

Opening Times: 10.30-16.00

Advance Information
Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"
Sat 06/10/2018 - Sun 07/10/2018 Fareham
 
Fareham & District MRC - RailEx2018 Fareham & District MRC - RailEx2018:
Fareham Leisure Centre,
Park Lane,
Fareham.
PO16 7JU

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

Layouts include Richard Holder's "The Clydach Railway"

Website: http://fareham-mrc.org.uk/railex-2018/
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 13/10/2018 - Sun 14/10/2018 Aldershot
 
Farnham & District MRC Farnham & District MRC:
Alderwood Leisure Centre,
Tongham Road,
Aldershot.
GU12 4AS

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

Layouts include: John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane" and Andy Bailey's "Avyn-A-Llyin"

Website:www.farnhammrc.org.uk
Sat 20/10/2018 Beckenham
 
Beckenham Model Rail Show 2018 Beckenham Model Rail Show 2018:
Beckenham and West Wickham MRC:
St John's Church,
Eden Park Avenue,
Beckenham.
Kent BR3 3JN

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"

Website: www.bwwmrc.co.uk
Sat 20/10/2018 - Sun 21/10/2018 Uckfield
 
Uckfield Model Railway Club Exhibition 2018 Uckfield Model Railway Club:
Uckfield Civic Centre,
Civic Approach,
Uckfield,
East Sussex.
TN22 1AE

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00 both days

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"

website: www.uckfieldmrc.co.uk
Sat 27/10/2018 - Sun 28/10/2018 Taunton
 
Rail-Ex Taunton 2018 Somerset Railway Modellers Club:
28th Rail-Ex Taunton 2018:
Taunton School,
Staplegrove Rd,
Taunton,
Somerset.
TA2 6AD

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

Layouts include:
"Avyn-A-Llyin" by Andy Bailey,
and 009 showcase presented by the SWOONS group of the 009 Society

Website: www.somersetrmc.org.uk/Rail-EX/index.html
Sat 27/10/2018 - Sun 28/10/2018 Tolworth
 
Tolworth Train Show 2018 Hampton Court Model Railway Society:
Tolworth Train Show 2018
Tolworth Recreation Centre,
Fullers Way North,
Tolworth,
Surrey.
KT6 7LQ.

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.50, Sunday 10.00-17.00

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"

Website: www.hamptoncourtmrs.co.uk
Sat 24/11/2018 Rainhill
 
Rainhill Narrow Gauge Show 2018 Rainhill Narrow Gauge Show:
Rainhill Village Hall,
The Teak Room,
Weaver Avenue,
Rainhill,
Merseyside.
L35 4LU.

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

Narrow gauge layouts, demos and trade.

The Rainhill MRC will be holding there own show in the Main Hall on the ground floor.
Entry Fee covers both events.
Refreshments available all day in the cafe area.
Ample Car Parking around the Hall.
A Free Vintage Bus Service will be operating between the show and the St Helens Transport Museum.

Website: www.rainhillmrc.org.uk
Sat 01/12/2018 Arlesey
 
Letchworth MRS 2018 Exhibition Letchworth MRS Exhibition:
Etonbury Academy,
Stotfold Road,
Arlesey,
Bedfordshire.
SG15 6XS

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: www.letchworthmrs.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