Show dates — April 2014

Welcome to Trains On-line Magazine's guide to model railway exhibitions and other related events for the month of April. To find the dates of shows for any other month just click on the relevant month short-cut below. All dates confirmed except where indicated.














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5 (Sat)

Berkshire Area Group N Gauge Society (Bagladdies) Open Day, Sindlesham Baptist Church Hall, Bearwood Road, Sindlesham, Wokingham, RG41 5BB. Details on group web site:

Chelmsford and District Model Railway Club 'Small Exhibition', St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, North Springfield, Chelmsford, CM1 6GX. Details on club web site:

East Kent Model Railway Society Open Day, Old Dairy, Church Street, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1PJ. (To be confirmed)

Maryport Model Club Railway Exhibition, Netherhall School, Netherhall, Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6NT. (To be confirmed)

Model Railway Day, Abbey Pumping Station Museum, Corporation Road, Leicester, LE4 5PX. See web site: (To be confirmed)

Narrow Gauge South 2014 and OO9 Society AGM, Sainsbury Building, Sparsholt College, Winchester, SO21 2NF. Details on web site: or

Vintage Toy Train Show (Beckenham and West Wickham MRC), St John's Church, Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3JN. Details on club web site:

5 & 6 (Sat & Sun)

Cheltenham Model Railway Exhibition, St. Margaret's Hall, Coniston Road, Hatherley, Cheltenham, GL51 3NU. Details on web site:

Ormesby Hall Model Railway Group Show (National Trust Members free admission), Ladgate Lane, Ormesby, Middlesbrough, TS3 0SR. Details on web site:

Sheffield Model Railway Enthusiasts Exhibition, Birkdale School, Oakholme Road, Sheffield, S10 3DH. See the club's web site for details:

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10-13 (Thurs-Sun)

Great North Steam Fair, Beamish—The Living Museum of the North, Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG, See web site for details:

12 (Sat)

Earl Shilton Scouts Train Fair 2014, Age UK (formerly Age Concern) Centre, Kings Walk, Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, LE9 7NL. See web site for details: (To be confirmed)

East Surrey N Gauge Exhibition (at New Venue), St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Linkfield Lane, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 1 DU. Details on web site:

Gauge 1 North (G1MRA Yorkshire Group), The Agricultural Business Centre, Haddon Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH. See web site for details:

Hillingdon Railway Modellers Test Track Open Day, Yiewsley Baptist Church Hall, 74 Colham Avenue, Yiewsley, Hillingdon, London, UB7 8HF. Details on club web site: (To be confirmed)

Ipswich Railway Modellers Association Open Day, 40 A Norfolk Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 4HB. See web site for details:

Luton Model Railway Club Exhibition, Stopsley High School, St Thomas’ Road, Luton, LU2 7UX. Details on web site: (To be confirmed)

National Garden Railway Show (16mm NG Association), Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6XE. See web site for full details:

NEWGOG (South Wales Gauge O Show), Lysaghts Institute Building, Orb Road, off Corporation Road, Newport, NP19 ORA. See web site for details:

Strettons Railway Society Model Railway Exhibition, The Silvester Horne Institute, High Street, Church Stretton, Shropshire. (To be confirmed)

12 & 13 (Sat & Sun)

Bangor Model Railway Exhibition (North Down Model Railway Society), Bangor Grammar School, Gransha Road, Bangor, Co. Down, Northern Ireland. See web site for details:

Bournemouth Model Railway Exhibition, Hamworthy Sports & Leisure Club, Magna Road, Bournemouth, BH21 3AP. See web site:

Crawley Model Railway Society 50th Anniversary Show, Tanbridge House School, Farthings Hill, Guildford Road, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1. Details on web site:

Rochdale Model Railway Group exhibition, Littleborough Coach House, Lodge Street, Littleborough, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL15 9AE. Details on web site:

South Notts Model Railway Exhibition (Bingham Model Railway Club), Cotgrave Welfare, Woodview, Cotgrave, Notts, NG12 3PJ. Information on web site:

Stourbridge Railway Society Exhibition, Bonded Warehouse, Canal Street, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4LU: See web site for details: (To be confirmed)

Trainwest (Bentley Model Railway Group), Christie Miller Sports Centre, Bowerhill Industrial Estate, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6QU. See web site for details:

13 (Sun)

Model Railway Show (Canvey Island Transport Museum), 105 Point Road, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 7TD. See web site: (To be confirmed)

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19 (Sat)

Eastbourne Model Railway Exhibition (St Andrew's Church, Eastbourne and KESR Sussex Group), St Andrew's Church Parish Hall, Seaside, Eastbourne East Sussex, BN22 7RY. See web site for details: be confirmed)

Ilfracombe Model Railway Society Exhibition Landmark Pavilion Theatre, Seafront, Wilder Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9BZ. (To be confirmed)

Model railway Exhibition (Rotary Club of Newton Aycliffe), Youth Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 4HT. See web site for details: (To be confirmed).

Pontypridd Model Railway Club Exhibition, Crown Hill Community Centre, Llantwit Fardre. CF38 2NA. See website: (To be confirmed).

19 & 20 (Sat & Sun)

Thistle Modelmakers Society Exhibition, Portobello Town Hall 147-149 Potobello High Street, Edinburgh, EH15 1AF. Details on web site: (To be confirmed).

19-21 (Sat, Sun, Mon)

York Model Railway Exhibition, Knavesmire Suite, York Racecourse, YO23 1EX. Details see web site:

20 (Sun)

Northolt Model Railway Club Public train rides begin (every 3rd Sunday in month, April-September), Northolt Village Community Centre site, Ealing Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 6AD. See web site for details:

Steam on Sunday (Chichester and District Society of Model Engineers), Blackberry Lane, off Bognor Road, Chichester (East), West Sussex, PO19 7FS. See web site for details:

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25-27 (Fri, Sat & Sun)

NMRA-BR Spring Meet (Black Diamonds), Ukrainian Centre, off Swarkstone Road, Tarasivka, Bridge Lane, Weston on Trent, Derbyshire, DE72 2BU. See web site for details:

26 (Sat)

De Havilland Model Railway Society Exhibition, Ludwick Way Methodist Church, Ludwick Way, Welwyn Garden City, Herts., AL7 3PN. Full details on society web site:

Gauge O Guild Meeting (Ayr MRG), Walker Halls, South Beach, Troon, Ayrshire, KA10 6EF. Details see web site:

Horsham Model Railway Club Open Day, St Leonards Church Hall, Cambridge Road, Horsham, RH13 5ED. See web site: (To be confirmed).

Maidstone Model Railway Exhibition (Mid Kent Model Railway Group), St Luke's Church Hall, Foley Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME145BD. (To be confirmed).

Model Railway and Models of Yesteryear Exhibition (Hope Methodist Church), Rushden Community College, Hayway, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 6AG. See web site for information: (To be confirmed).

North West O Gauge Modellers Trade Show, Indoor Sports Centre, Leigh Sports Village, Sale Way, Leigh, Lancs. WN7 4JY. Details on web site:

Rotarail 2014 (Rotary Club of Fareham), Fareham College, Bishopsfield Road, Fareham, Hampshire, PO14 1NH. (To be confirmed)

26 & 27 (Sat & Sun)

Epsom and Ewell Model Railway Club Exhibition, North East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT), Reigate Road, Ewell, Surrey KT17 3DS. Details on club web site:

Falmouth and District Model Railway Club Spring Show, The Old Cattle Market Community Hall, Porthleven Road, Helston, TR13 0SR. For information see web site:

Liverpool Model Railway Society Exhibition, Old Christ Church, Waterloo Road, Waterloo, Liverpool, L22 1RE. See web site:

Sutton Coldfield Railway Society Exhibition, Bishop Walsh School, Wylde Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 1QT. Details on web site: (To be confirmed).

27 (Sun)

Stowmarket Railway Club Exhibition, Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre, Gainsborough Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1LH. Further information available on web site:

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