Show dates — May 2014

Welcome to Trains On-line Magazine's guide to model railway exhibitions and other related events for the month of May. 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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2, 3 & 4 (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Bristol Model Railway Exhibition (Association of Model Railway Clubs Wales and West of England), Thornbury Leisure Centre, Alveston Hill, Thornbury, Bristol, BS35 3JB. Details on web site:

3 (Sat)

Carmarthen Modellers Club Exhibition, Carmarthen Library, King Street, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, Further details on the club's web site:

Craven Arms and District Model Railway Circle Exhibition, Craven Arms Community Centre, Craven Arms, SY7 9PS. (To be confirmed)

Northampton Model Railway Show (International Model Railway Group), Malcolm Arnold Academy, Trinity Avenue, Northampton, NN2 6JW. See web site for details:

Rickinghall Village Hall Model Railway Show (Diss and District Model Railway Society), Village Hall, Hinderclay Road, Rickinghall, Diss, Norfolk. Details on club web site:

Stamford Model Rail Show (Market Deeping Model Railway Club), Stamford Queen Eleanor School, Green Lane, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 1HE. Details on club's web site:

3 & 4 (Sat & Sun)

Bradford Model Railway Club Exhibition (New Venue), Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre, Turnsteads Avenue, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 3AQ. Details on web site:

Brisbane Model Train Show (AMRA Qld), Brisbane Racing Club, Doomben Racecourse, Hampden Street, Brisbane, QLD 4007, Australia. Details on web site:

Porthmadog Model Railway Exhibition, Y Canolfan, High Street, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, United Kingdom, LL49 9LU. (To be confirmed)

The Great British Train Show (The Platelayers Society), Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre, 292 Conestoga Drive, Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Details on Society web site:

4 (Sun)

Cleveland Model Railway Club Open Day, Cleveland Model Railway Club, Unit 2, The BHive Centre, Skelton Industrial Estate, Skelton, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, TS12 2LQ

Hoddesdon Model and Railway Club Modelling Extravaganza, Broxbourne Meadows, Mill Lane, Broxbourne, Herts, EN10 7AX. See web site for further information: (To be confirmed)

5 (Mon)

Farnham and District Model Railway Club O Gauge Open Day, club rooms at Greenfield Road, Wrecclesham, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8TJ. Details on the club's web site:

North Cornwall and Devon Model Railway Club Exhibition, St Stephen's Hall, Roydon Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8TH. (To be confirmed)

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10 (Sat)

ALSRM Exhibition (Association of Larger Scale Railway Modellers), The Rivermead Centre, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire. Further details on club's web site:

Loddon Vale Model Railway Club Spring Exhibition, Arborfield Community Centre, Sheerlands Road, Arborfield, Berkshire, RG2 9ND. Details on web site:

Shirehampton Model Railway Club Open Day, The Public Hall, Station Road, Shirehampton, Bristol, BS11 9TX. (To be confirmed)

South West Herts Model Railway Society Exhibition, Queens School Aldenham Road, Bushey, Watford, WD23 2TY. See club's web site for details:

Wirral O Gauge Group Open Day, Unit 7, The Odyssey Centre, Corporation Road, Birkenhead, CH41 1HB. Details on web site: or telephone: 01516530637.

10 & 11 (Sat & Sun)

Cossrail Model Railway Hobby Show (Leicester Model Railway Group), Humphrey Perkins High School, Cotes Road, Barrow-upon-Soar, Leicestershire, LE12 8JU.

Derby Model Railway Exhibition (Mickleover Model Railway Group), Moorways Sports Centre, Moor Lane, Allenton, Derby, DE24 9HY. See web site for up to date details: (To be confirmed)

Glenrothes Model Railway Club Exhibition, Lomond Centre, Woodside Way, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5RA. Details on web site:

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Railway Society Model Railway Exhibition, Michael Herbert Hall, South Street, Wilton, Salisbury, SP2 0JS. See society web site for details:

Spennymoor Model Railway Exhibition (DLPG), Town Hall, High Street, Spennymoor, DL16 6DG. See web site: (To be confirmed)

Stockport and District Railway Modellers Exhibition, Stockport Grammar School, Buxton Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 7AQ. Details on web site: (To be confirmed)

11 (Sun)

Keighley Model Railway Club Open Day, Clubrooms, Keighley Business Centre, Knowle Mill, South Street, Keighley, Yorkshire, BD21 1SY. Details on web site:

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17 (Sat)

Burgess Hill Model Railway Club Exhibition, Burgess Hill School for Girls, Keymer Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0EG. See web site:

Ely and District Model Railway Club Exhibition, The City of Ely Community College, Downham Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2SII. Details on club's web site:

SWING Model Railway Exhibition (South Downs Area Group, 7mm Narrow Gauge Association). St Mary's Centre, Grassmre Close, Felpham, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO22 7NU. Details on web site:

17 & 18 (Sat & Sun)

expoEM 2014 (EM Gauge Society), Bracknell leisure Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 9SE. Details on society web site:

Kyle Model Railway Club Exhibition, Auchenharvie Academy, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland,  KA20 3JW. See web site: (To be confirmed)

MRX: Model Railway Exhibition (Lancashire and Yorkshire DCC Model Group), Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, M8 8UW. Further details on web site:

18 (Sun)

StowRail 2014 (Action Medical Research Model Railway Exhibition), St Edwards Hall, The Square, Stow On The Wold, Gloucestershire. Further details on web site:

Braintree and Halstead Model Railway Club Mini-Exhibition and Toy Fair, Yeldham Transport Museum, Toppesfield Road, Great Yeldham, Essex, CO9 4HD. See web site:

Hurley O Gauge Group public running session, St. Dunstan's Church Hall, Wakeman Road, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire SL8 5SX. Details see Gauge O Guild web site:

Northolt Model Railway Club Open session, Community Centre, Ealing Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 6AD. Details on web site:

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24 (Sat)

Bridlington Model Railway Show (BARMATES), Christ Church Hall, Quay Road, Bridlington, East Yorkshire, YO15 2AP. Details on club's web site:

Gravesend East Model Railway Exhibition (Mid Kent Model Railway Group), Riverview Infant School, Cimba Wood, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 4SD. (To be confirmed)

Wimbledon Model Railway Club Open Day, St Mark’s Church Hall & Family Centre, St Mark’s Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 2LF. See web site: (To be confirmed)

24 & 25 (Sat & Sun)

Hayle Model Railway Club Spring Exhibition, Hayle Day Care Centre, Commercial Road, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4DE. See website: (To be confirmed)

Kingswood Model Railway Group Exhibition and Open Weekend, Kingswood Primary School, Bushy Grove, Kingswood, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3QL. (To be confirmed)

Murray Railway Modellers Inc Show, Mirambeena Community Centre, Lavington, Albury, NSW, Australia. Details on web site:

New Forest Model Railway Society Exhibition, Brokenhurst Village Hall, Brokenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7RY. See web site:

RAILEX 2014 (Risborough and District Model Railway Club exhibition), Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Stadium Approach, Aylesbury, Bucks., HP21 9PP. Details on club web site: or

24, 25 & 26 (Sat Sun & Mon)

Isle of Wight Model Railway Exhibition (Sandown Railway Enthusiasts Club), Riverside Centre, Newport, IOW, PO30 2QR. Details from web site: or

25 (Sun)

North Devon Model Railway Show (in aid of Amigos Charity), The Pannier Market, Market Street, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 2DR. Further details available on web site:

25 & 26 (Sun & Mon)

Glenrock Model Railway Open Day (RNLI), Glenrock Art Studio, Gunnislake Station, Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 9EE. See web site: (To be confirmed)

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31 (Sat)

Annual American Classic Toy Train Show (Lionel Collectors Club UK), Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Narborough Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 2RD. Details via web site: (To be confirmed)

Benfleet Model Railway Exhibition (Association of South Essex Railway Modellers), St. Mary’s Church Hall, 376 High Road, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 5HL. (To be confirmed)

Dunkirk Village Model Railway Show (East Kent Model Railway Society), Dunkirk Village Hall, London Road, Dunkirk, nr Faversham, Kent, ME13 9LF. (To be confirmed)

Gauge O Guild Summer Show, Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre, Turnsteads Avenue, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 3AQ. Details on the Guild's web site:

Worldwide Group Of NGS Annual Convention, St Josephs Church Hall, Babworth Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7BP. (To be confirmed)

31 & 1 (Sat & Sun)

Darwen Charity Model Railway Exhibition (East Lancashire Model Railway Organisation), Darwen Masonic Hall, Hawkshaw Avenue, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 1QZ. (To be confirmed)

DEMU Showcase (Diesel and Electrical Modellers United), Burton Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 2EB. Details on group's web site:

Exe Model Railway Society Exhibition, Matford Livestock Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter, Ex2 8FD. Details on web site:

Newport Neon Railway Group Model Railway Exhibition, former Odeon Cinema, Clarence Place, Newport, NP19 7AB. See web site: (To be confirmed)

Washingborough Model Railway Exhibition (Lincoln and District Model Railway Club), Washingborough Community Centre, Fen Road, New Lincoln, LN4 1AB. See web site for details: (To be confirmed)

1 (Sun)

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