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 01/04/2017 Rainford
 
2017 009 Society AGM and Narrow Gauge Show Narrow Gauge Show and 2017 009 Society AGM:
All Saints Parish Hall and The Rainford Village Hall,
(The halls are 200 yards apart)
Church Road,
Rainford,
Nr St Helens,
Merseyside.
WA11 8HE

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30.
The 009 Society AGM will take place in the Guide Hall in the early afternoon.  (this hall is opposite the Village Hall ). AGM times: TBA

Free Parking in and around the Halls  ( a map of the Village and the Car Parks will appear in the 009 Newsletter).
Both Halls are wheelchair friendly and there are some disabled bays at the Parish Hall.
Refreshments will be available all day at both Halls with seated rest areas to rest your feet and wallets.
Admission fee covers both Halls and there will be cash desks at both, please retain your ticket for entry into the other Hall.

20 layouts  in various scales/gauges.
12  Trade Stands  along with Society Stands and Demos.
The above will include the 009 Society Sales Stand.
Narrow Gauge Rly Societies include  FR/WHR,  Talyllyn, Fairbourne, Lynton & Barnstaple along with the Transport Museum in St Helens.

As a bonus, you can take advantage of a Free Ride around Rainford on an ex St Helens Corporation back loader Double Decker Bus.
Timetable for the Vintage Bus will be available on the day.

One or two layouts to whet your appetite,
"Leek & Manifold" by Dr Alan Gee
"Corris Railway" by Rod Alcock.
New Lynton & Barnstaple layout in 009 by Bob Barnard.
Sat 01/04/2017 - Sun 02/04/2017 Cheltenham
 
Cheltenham GWR Modellers' Group Exhibition Cheltenham GWR Modellers' Group Exhibition:
St. Margaret's Hall,
Coniston Road,
Hatherley,
Cheltenham.
GL51 3NU

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

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

Website: www.cheltmodrail.org.uk
All profits to Sue Ryder charity
Sat 08/04/2017 - Sun 09/04/2017 Sheffield
 
Sheffield Model Railway Enthusiasts Sheffield Model Railway Enthusiasts:
Birkdale School,
Oakholme Road
Sheffield.
S10 3DH

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00 both days

Layouts include Paul Titmuss' "Melton Market"

Website: www.sheffieldmodelrailwayenthusiasts.com

Sat 15/04/2017 - Mon 17/04/2017 York
 
York Model Railway Show 2017 York Model Railway Show:
York Racecourse,
Racecourse Road,
York.
YO23 1EX

Opening times: 10.00 - 17.00 (close 16.30 Monday)

Layouts include Hugh Norwood's "Angst-Lesspork" and Paul Windle's "High Stamley"

Website: www.yorkshow.org.uk
Sat 22/04/2017 Church Stretton
 
Church Stretton Model Railway Exhibtion The Strettons Railway Society:
Church Stretton School,
Shrewsbury Road,
Church Stretton,
Shropshire.
SY6 6EX

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00

Layouts include Blair Hobson's "South Bohemia" TTe
Sat 22/04/2017 - Sun 23/04/2017 Liverpool
 
Liverpool MRS Liverpool Model Railway Society:
The Ian Robinson Sports Centre,
Merchant Taylors' School,
Liverpool Road,
Crosby,
Liverpool,
L23 0QP

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

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

Website: www.lmrs.org.uk
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 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 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 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 - 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 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 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 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 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 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 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