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.

Sat 07/12/2019WimborneDorset Members of the 009 Society and friends from the Wessex NGRMDorset Members of the 009 Society and friends from the Wessex NGRM:
Colehill Memorial Hall,
Cannon Hill Road,
BH21 2LS

Opening times: 10.00-15.00
Admission £4

Items from our own 009 Society Heritage Collection will be on display - with our newly appointed Heritage Officer Julien Webb.

'Pontfadog' N scale 5mm gauge GVT
'Tansey Bank' 009 - Bob Vaughan
'Achalraj' Himalayas 009 - Malcolm Harrison
'Woody Lane' 009 - Steve Fackrell
'Parracombe' 009 L&B modelled in 1920's - Pete Hollins
'Abergynolwyn' 009 set in 1920's - Andy Cundick
'Hirson Bellvue' HOe now extended - Howard Coulson
'Xaviers Creek' 009  set in South America 1950/60s  - Julien Webb
'Timber Creek' On30 Amercian  -  Tom Snook
Display of large scale Rolling Stock - Paul Steadman
'Meanwhile at the bottom of the Garden' 1/24th scale, a 'whimsy' - Clive and Wendy Harman

Also attending:
Avalon Models - Howard Martin
Display and discussion of 3D printing in our hobby, James of James Train Parts (James already supplies our Spares Team with gears and other parts to revive dud locos)

009 Society Members Sales attending
009 Society Members SPAREs for sale!!
Members Test Track - bring your locos for testing
Refreshments available
Car park and plenty of roadside parking
Sat 07/12/2019PrestatynRhyl & District Model Railway ClubRhyl & District Model Railway Club:
Parish Church & Community Hall,
High Street,
LL19 9AR

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00

Layouts include: David Robert's "Crosby/Peel Road Isle of Man Railway"

Website: www.rhylmodelrailclub.co.uk (out of date)
More information: www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/events/19583-RhylandDistrictModelRailwayClubAnnualModelRailwayExhibition
Sat 07/12/2019
Sun 08/12/2019
PeterboroughThe National Festival of Railway ModellingThe National Festival of Railway Modelling:
East of England Event Centre,
Oundle Road,
PE2 6HE (for SatNav users)

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include (009):
Avyn -A -Llyin
Woolthorpe Light Railway

Website: www.world-of-railways.co.uk/information/the-national-festival-of-railway-modelling
Sat 07/12/2019
Sun 08/12/2019
ManchesterManchester MRS 2019 ExhibitionManchester Model Railway Society:
Barnes Wallis Building,
University of Manchester,
North Campus.
M1 7JP
(For parking use M1 7BB)

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

Layouts include: "Moorton Bottom Yard" from Paul Windle

Website: www.mmrs.co.uk
Sat 14/12/2019RainfordMerseyside & South West Lancs Group MeetingMerseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
WA11 8BY.

Commencing at 13.00

Light refreshments available.
Free Parking.

Usual format, layouts, "show you how" stands and the sales tables.
Spend a few hours with like minded NG modellers.
Sat 14/12/2019
Sun 15/12/2019
HighbridgeBurnham and District MRC ExhibitionBurnham and District MRC Exhibition:
King Alfred School,
Burnham Road,

Opening Times: unknown

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

Website: www.burnhamanddmrc.co.uk
Sat 28/12/2019West CamelWest Camel Model Railway SocietyWest Camel Model Railway Society:
Davis Hall,
Howell Hill,
West Camel,
BA22 7QZ

Opening Times:  10.00-15.30
Adults £4, Children £1
Layouts include Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"
Sat 04/01/2020RainfordMerseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting (Jan 2020)Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
WA11 8BY

Free Parking.
Light Refreshments available.

Come and spend a few hours with like minded NG modellers.
We will have a couple of layouts, show you how stands and the Famous Sales Tables
Play trains, have a brew and show other members your latest models, kits.
Sat 11/01/2020IltonSouth West 009 Modellers (SWOON's) 14th Open Day (2020)South West 009 Modellers (SWOON's) 14th Open Day,
Merryfield Hall,
TA19 9HG

Opening times: 10.00-16.00

A range of 009 and narrow gauge layouts including:

"Abergynolwyn" (009) by Andy Cundick
"Did You Like That!!!" (009) by Adrian Broadhead
"Fort Whiting" (009) by Charles Insley
"Pontfadog" (2mmng) by Toby Hollins-Jones
"Rosehill" (009) by Stan Agar
"Woody Lane" (009) by Steve Fackrell

009 Sales Stand
Refreshments, Disabled Access, Car Parking
Admission £3
For further details please contact Geoff Bowyer: refer Society officers in the 009 NEWS
Sun 12/01/2020GuildfordAstolat Model Railway Circle Annual ShowAstolat Model Railway Circle Annual Show:
Surrey Sports Park,
University of Surrey,
Richard Meyjes Road,

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00
Adults £6, Child £3, Family (2+2) £12
Free parking, Wheelchair friendly
Free Classic Bus from Guildford Railway station

Wide range of layouts and traders.

Layouts include the Circle's first 009 layout, Ashbury Wharf, now over 50 years old.

Website: http://www.astolatmrc.co.uk/ourExhibition.html
Sat 25/01/2020
Sun 26/01/2020
LongfieldLongfield Model Railway Exhibition 2020Longfield Model Railway Exhibition 2020:
Erith Model Railway Society:
Longfield Academy,
Main Road (B260),

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

Includes the following 009 layouts: "Coleford" by John Wilkes , "Journey's End" and "Nibley Knoll"

Website: http://www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/erithmrs/exhibit_january.html
Sat 01/02/2020YateSodbury Vale Model Railway Club 35th Annual ExhibitionSodbury Vale Model Railway Club 35th Annual Exhibition:
St Mary's Church and Church Hall,
Church Road,
BS37 5BG

Opening times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include "Coleford" by John Wilkes

Website - www.sodburyvalemrc.co.uk
Sat 08/02/2020
Sun 09/02/2020
near WimborneBournemouth Model Railway Exhibition 2020Bournemouth Model Railway Exhibition 2020:
The Hamworthy Club,
Magna Road,
BH21 3AP

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

Layouts include Steve Fackrell's "Woody Lane"

Website: www.bmre.org.uk
Sat 15/02/2020RainfordNorth West Narrow Gauge Show 2020North West Narrow Gauge Show:
All Saints Parish Hall,
Church Road,
Nr St Helens,
WA11 8HE.

Opening Times 10.00-16.30

Refreshments available all day.
Free Parking at the Hall and the overflow carparks.
The Hall is wheelchair friendly, all on one level and is equiped with suitable toilets for disabled people.

Layouts will include:
Tan y Allt.
RC demo by Frank Allen.
Fry Up.
Borth Y Gest.
Loch Ewe.
Wadenhoe Road.
Fort Whiting.
Tonys Forest.
Carreg Llyd.
5.5mm NG Assoc. Modular Group.
Show you how stands.

Dundas Models.
A1 Models.
John Sutton Books.
EDM Models.
Port Wynnstay.
Todmorden Model Supplies.
Neville Kent.
Worsley Works.
009 Society Sales Stand.

Spend a few hours with like minded NG modellers.
Sat 29/02/2020CromfordNürnberg New Items Show 2020, Cromford, DerbyshireThe Nürnberg New Items Show presented by Mount Tabor Models. A free-to-enter show at Cromford, near Matlock,
Derbyshire DE4 3RE.

29th February & 1st March 2020 10:00-16:30 each day.

New items brochures, Mount Tabor Models, at least 5 European layouts plus society stands etc. Including ‘Die Keinnamebahn’ an H0e wireless DCC controlled freelance European layout by Retiarius.
Sat 14/03/2020Pudsey, LeedsNarrow Gauge North 2020Narrow Gauge North 2020:
Pudsey Civic Hall,
LS28 5TA

Opening Times: 10.30-16.3010:30
Adults: £8.00, accompanied children under 16: £1.00
Proceeds to Sue Ryder Care - Wheatfields, Leeds.
Hot & Cold refreshments available. Plentiful free parking. Disabled access to all areas except the stage.

Exhibitors to include:
Purbeck (009),
Koszeg Old Town (HO & HOe),
Hulme End (7mm),
A Taste of Alber (TTe),
Poppleton Nursery (16mm).

Trade to include:
A1 Models,
Dundas Models,
EDM Models,
Stoneybridge Structures,
Todmorden Model Supplies,
White Rose Modelworks,
Worsley Works.

Additional information can be found the website - www.narrowgaugenorth.org.uk
or follow us on facebook.com/ngnorth
Sat 18/04/2020EastleighNarrow Gauge South 2020 and 009 Society AGMWNGMs 20th Narrow Gauge South:
Barton Peveril College,
Chestnut Avenue,
SO50 5ZA

Opening Times: TBA

Layouts include Steve Fackrell's "Woody Lane"
more layout details to come.

Website: www.narrowgaugesouth.org.uk
Sat 18/04/2020
Sun 19/04/2020
CorshamTrainwest 2020Trainwest 2020
Springfield Community Campus,
Beechfield Road,
SN13 9DN

Opening times: 10.00-17.30 both days

Layouts include "Coleford" by John Wilkes, "High Stamley" by Paul Windle, "Somewhere in France" by Peter Capon

Website: www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/143885-trainwest-2020-18-19-april/
Sat 18/04/2020
Sun 19/04/2020
HorshamCrawley Model Railway Society 2020 ExhibitionCrawley Model Railway Society:
Tanbridge House School,
Guildford Road,
West Sussex.
RH12 1SR

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

Layouts include:
Gellilydan (009) by Jack Gregory
Wisteria Collop (009) by Dave Simpson
St Johns (00n3) by Henry Timperley

Website: www.crawleymrs.org.uk/exhibition
Sat 25/04/2020FarehamRotarail 2020Rotarail 2020:
The Rotary Club of Fareham:
Fareham College,
Bishopsfield Rd,
PO14 1NH

Opening Times: 10.30-17.00

Layouts include: Steve Fackrell's "Woody Lane"

Website: https://rotarail.webs.com
Sat 16/05/2020
Sun 17/05/2020
WiltonSalisbury & South Wilts Railway Society 2020 ExhibitionSalisbury & South Wilts Railway Society:
Michael Herbert Hall,
South Street,

Opening Times: 10.30-16.30 both days

Layouts include Steve Fackrell's "Woody Lane"

Website: www.sswrs.org.uk
Sat 23/05/2020BalaBala Lake Railway 2020 Model Railway ShowBala Lake Railway 2020 Model Railway Show:
Ysgol Godre'r Berwyn,
(Bala School - on the A4412)
Ffrydan Road,
LL23 7RU

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00 both days

30 plus layouts-details to be confirmed
16 trade stands

Free parking, wheel chair accessible, full refreshments, free bus schedule to the railway.

Website: www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk
Sat 01/08/2020PewseyWiltshire Group 3rd Skills DayThe Wiltshire Group of the 009 Society:
3rd Skills Day:
Bouverie Hall,

Opening times: 10.00-15.00
Admission £2.00
The Society Second Hand stand will be in attendance
More details to follow