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 18/01/2020
Sun 19/01/2020
CalneCalne Model Railway Show 2020Calne Model Railway Show:
The Beversbrook Sports Facility,
Beversbrook Road,
SN11 9FL

Opening times: Saturday 10:00-17.00, Sunday 10:00-16.30

Layouts Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: www.calnemrs.org.uk
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 08/02/2020
Sun 09/02/2020
DoncasterThe Festival of British Railway Modelling - Doncaster 2020The Festival of British Railway Modelling - Doncaster:
Doncaster Racecourse Doncaster Racecourse,

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30 both days

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

Website: www.world-of-railways.co.uk/Events/Exhibitions/the-festival-of-british-railway-modelling-doncaster
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 22/02/2020Princes RisboroughRISEX 2020 Model Railway ExhibitionRISEX 2020 Model Railway Exhibition:
Risborough & District Model Railway Club:
Community Centre (adjacent to Springs swimming pool),
Wades Park,
Stratton Road,
Princes Risborough,
HP27 9AX

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

Layouts include:
"Garreg Wen"  by Matthew and Helen Kean
"New Walmington Pier" by Dave Carson

Website: www.rdmrc.org.uk
Sat 22/02/2020ReadingKenavon Railway Society 2020 ExhibitionKenavon Railway Society:
The Warehouse,
1a Cumberland Road,

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include: Stuart Taylor's "Melin Dolrhyd"
Layout website: https://goingloco.org.uk/melindolrhyd.htm

Kenavon RS website: http://kenavon.btck.co.uk
Sat 22/02/2020
Sun 23/02/2020
CromfordNürnberg 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.

22nd & 23rd February2020 10:00-16:30 each day.

New items brochures, Mount Tabor Models, at least 5 European layouts plus society stands etc. including St-Etienne-en-Caux by Charles Insley.
Sat 07/03/2020BecclesNorfolk & Suffolk NGM 6th Open Day (2020)Norfolk & Suffolk NGM 6th open day.
Blyburgate Hall (former St John Ambulance Hall)
NR34 9TF.

Opening Times: 10.00am - 4.00pm
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.
Adults £3.00
Accompanied under 16's Free.
Light refreshments available.

There will be a selection of narrow gauge model railways in various scales on show.
There will be four rooms being used but we are sorry that the third & forth smaller rooms are not accesable to wheelchair users.

The 009 Society Sales stand will be attending.
Southwold - OOn3 - Stewart Green
Orne - 009 - Chris Ford
"Llanfair Jamieinion" - 009 - Graham & Jamie Doe
"Ashurst Brickworks" - 009 - Peter Rednall
"Maentwrog" - 009 - Peter Webb
"Mirkwood" - 009 - Tony Clarke
"Shortwaite Hill" - 009 - Graham & Caroline Watling
"4000 Yards Area 5" - SM32 - Kelvin Barnes
"The Brickworks" - O.14 - Barry Weston
"Oh Guano"  - O.16.5 - Noel Davies
"Fishie Fishie" - SM32 - Alan Fuller
"Caroline Concrete Works" - O.16.5 - Graham Morfoot

Modelling Demonstration :
Myra Davies painting figures

Great Eastern Models
North Heath Works

Southwold Railway Trust
Halesworth to Southwold Narrow Gauge Railway Society
Bure Valley Railway

Website: https://nsngm.wordpress.com
Sat 07/03/2020
Sun 08/03/2020
Royal Leamington SpaLeamington & Warwick MRS Model Railway ExhibitionLeamington & Warwick Model Railway Society:
Royal Leamington Spa College,
Warwick New Road,
Royal Leamington Spa.
CV32 5JE.

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

Layouts in many scales including:
The Holbeach Estates Railway (OO9) and the 009 Society Publicity Stand
Full trade support.
Admission: Adults £8, Child £2, Family (2+2) £18

Website: www.lwmrs.co.uk
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 21/03/2020HighbridgeBurnham and District MRC ExhibitionBurnham and District MRC Exhibition:
King Alfred School,
Burnham Road,
(Re-scheduled date - The original December 2019 exhibition was cancelled)
Opening Times: unknown

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

Website: www.burnhamanddmrc.co.uk
Sat 21/03/2020EghamEgham Model Railway ExhibitionEgham & Staines Model Railway Society:
Strode's College,
High Street,
TW20 9DR

Opening Times: 10.30-17.00

Layouts include:
"Garreg Wen" by Matt & Helen Kean

Website: www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/events/18908-EghamandStainesModelRailwaySocietyExhibition
Sat 28/03/2020RainfordMerseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting - March 2020Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
WA11 8BY.

Starting at 1pm

The usual format - Layouts, Show you how stands and the Sales Tables.
Free Parking.

Lots going on, all welcome to join us.
Sat 28/03/2020
Sun 29/03/2020
NailseaNailsea and District Model Railway ClubNailsea and District Model Railway Club:
Nailsea School,
Mizzymead Road,
North Somerset.
BS48 2HJ

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include: Stuart Taylor's "Melin Dolrhyd"
Website: http://www.nailsea-district-mrc.co.uk/events/
Sat 04/04/2020
Sun 05/04/2020
ElsecarThe Tiny Trains FestivalThe Tiny Trains Festival:
Elsecar Heritage Centre,
Wath Road,
S74 8HJ

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include:
Kitson Castle
Launceston Steam Railway by Richard Holder

Website: www.foxandedwards.com/the-tiny-train-festival.html
Sat 18/04/2020EastleighNarrow Gauge South 2020 and 009 Society AGMWNGMs 20th Narrow Gauge South:
Barton Peveril College,
Chestnut Avenue,
SO50 5ZA

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00
Admission: Adults £8, Under 16's £2 with accompanying adult, Family (2+2) £18

25+ Layouts which includes:
Steve Fackrell's "Woody Lane" (009)
Stuart Taylor's "Melin Dolrhyd" (009)
Matt & Helen Kean's "Garreg Wen" (009)
John Thorne's "Crane River Mill" (Exhibition debut) (009)
Charles Insley's "Ulvaryd Strand" (009)
Tim Couling's "Clyre Valley" (009)
Steve Flay's "Tan-y-Llyn" (009)
Jamie Warne's "Sandy Shores" (009)
Joshua Campbell's "Slugworth & Co" (009)
David Taylor's "Bridport Town" (0-16.5)
Geoff Thorne's Wortom Court" (0-16.5)
Bill Corser's "Berger Hall" (Gn15)

009 Society AGM (009 Society members only - in separate hall)
Website: www.narrowgaugesouth.org.uk
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 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 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
Fri 01/05/2020
Sun 03/05/2020
Thornbury2020 Bristol Model Railway ExhibitionBristol Model Railway Exhibition:
Thornbury Leisure Centre,
Alveston Hill,
BS35 3JB

Opening Times: Friday 13.00-19.00, Saturday 10.00-18.30 and Sunday 10.00-17.00

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

Website: www.bristolmodrailex.uk
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"
John Thorne's "Purbeck"
Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: www.sswrs.org.uk
Sat 23/05/2020
Sun 24/05/2020
BalaBala 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
Thu 04/06/2020TarletonMerseyside & South Lancs Group-Group VisitThe Group's visit to the West Lancs Light Railway at Hesketh Bank, Nr Tarleton, Lancs.
Thursday evening, 4th June 2020 starting at 5.30pm

We will have the WW1 Joffre loco (built by Kerr Stuart) in steam working the passenger train.
Diesels working in the yard and driving instruction.
A tour around the works and sheds.
Refreshments available.

A full Evening of playing trains on a 2ft Narrow Gauge Railway.
Cab rides, drive an engine and enjoying an Evening out with a great bunch of guys/girls.
For further details contact Stan Williams via diary@009society.com and I will forward on.
Sat 13/06/2020
Sun 14/06/2020
Shepton MalletMendip 2020Shepton & District Model Railway Society:
Mendip 2020:
Shepton Scout Hall,
Old Wells Road,
West Shepton,
Shepton Mallet.

Opening Times: Saturday 10.30-16.30, Sunday 10.00-16.00

Layouts include:
John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"

Website: https://sheptonmrs.wordpress.com
Sat 27/06/2020SteventonOxfordshire NG Modellers’ Open DayOxfordshire NG Modellers’ Open Day:
Steventon Village Hall,
The Green,
OX13 6RR

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00
Admission £5

Layouts include:
Richard Holder's "Woodbury Wharf"
John Thorne's "Crane River Mill"
Lots of layouts (more details to come), plenty of chat, delicious refreshments, and the 009 Society Sales stand.

Website: www.oxngm.org.uk
Sat 27/06/2020
Sun 28/06/2020
PerthPerth Model Railway Show 2020Perth Model Railway Show:
Scottish Model Engineering Trust - Perth Model Railway Group:
Dewars Centre,
Glover Street,
The venue is next to Perth railway station. Park and Ride from Broxden coach interchange on the Saturday only.

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00 both days

Layouts include Dave Chapman's "Glen Dull"

Website: www.smet.org.uk
Sat 04/07/2020
Sun 05/07/2020
PenarthPenarth Model Railway Exhibition 2020Barry & Penarth Model Railway Club:
St Cyres Comprehensive School,
Sully Road,
CF64 2XP

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

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

Exhibition details: www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/events/19624-BarryandPenarthModelRailwayClubExhibition
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
Sat 15/08/2020
Sun 16/08/2020
Harmans Cross, Swanage.Isle of Purbeck Model Railway ShowIsle of Purbeck Model Railway Show:
Harmans Cross Village Hall,
Haycraft's Lane,
Harmans Cross,
BH19 3EB

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

Layouts include:
John Thorne's "Purbeck"
Sat 29/08/2020
Sun 30/08/2020
Highbridge, SomersetSedgeRail 2020SedgeRail:
Burnham and District Model Railway Club:
King Alfred School,

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include:
Richard Holder's "The Clydach Railway"

Website: www.burnhamanddmrc.co.uk
Sat 03/10/2020
Sun 04/10/2020
FarehamFareham RailEx 2020Fareham RailEx 2020:
Fareham and District Model Railway Club:
Fareham Leisure Centre,
Park Lane,
PN17 7JU

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

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

Website: www.fareham-mrc.org.uk
Sat 24/10/2020
Sun 25/10/2020
TauntonRail-Ex Taunton 2020Rail-Ex Taunton 2020:
Organised by Somerset Railway Modellers Club:
Taunton School,
Staplegrove Road,

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

Layouts include:
John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"

Website: www.railextaunton.uk
Sat 28/11/2020
Sun 29/11/2020
NEC, BirminghamWarley 2020WARLEY NATIONAL 2020
Hall 5,
NEC Birmingham

Opening Times: Saturday 09.45* -18.00), Sunday 09.45* -17.00
*Advance ticket holders 9.15am

Layouts include:
Richard Holder's "Woodbury Wharf"

Website: www.thewarleyshow.co.uk
Sat 05/12/2020
Sun 06/12/2020
AndoverAndover Model Railway Club Exhibition 2020Andover Model Railway Club:
East Street Infants School,
5-7 East Street,
SP10 1EP

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include:
John Thorne's "Purbeck"
Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: http://www.andovermodelrailwayclub.co.uk/