Show dates — October 2014

Welcome to Trains On-line Magazine's guide to model railway exhibitions and other related events for the month of October. To find the dates of shows for any other month just click on the relevant month short-cut below. All OCTOBER dates subject to confirmation.














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3,4,5 (Frid, Sat & Sun)

Taunton Model Railway Group Exhibition, Platform 1, Bishops Lydeard Railway Station, West Somerset Railway, West Somerset., TA4 3BX. Details from Tom Cox Tel: 01823 430462 or check web site:

4 (Sat)

Beaconsfield and District Model Railway Club Exhibition, Beaconsfield High School for Girls, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield (Old Town), Buckinghamshire, HP9 1RR. Details on web site:

Broadland Model Railway Club Exhibition, The Jubilee Centre, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6JG. See web site:

Daventry Model Railway Club Exhibition, Parker E-Act Academy, Ashby Road, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 0QF. See website for details:

Hessle Model Railway Group Exhibition, Town Hall, South Lane, Hessle, East Yorkshire, HU13 0RR.

North-East & Borders Group (EM Gauge Society) Exhibition, Newton and Bywell Community Centre, Newton, NE43 7UL.

Plym Valley Railway Association Exhibition, Yealmpton Community Centre, Stray Park, Yealmpton, Devon, PL8 2HF. Details on web site:

Sudbury Model Railway Club Exhibition, St Peters Church, Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EN. Details from web site:

4-5 (Sat & Sun)

Bonnybridge & District Model Railway Club Exhibition, Community Centre, Bridge Street, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire, Scotland, FK4 1AA. For more details see web site:

Caistorail (Caistor Model Railway Club), Caistor Town Hall, Caistor, Market Rasen Lincolnshire, LN7 6TJ. Details from John Axcell (Sec) Tel: 01472 851245

Croydon Model Railway Society, John Ruskin College, Selsdon Park Road, Selsdon, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8JJ. Details on web site:

Dorking and District Model Railway Club Exhibition, Oddfellows Hall, High Street, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1QT. For more information see web site:

Folkestone, Hythe and District Model Railway Club Exhibition, Leas Cliff Hall, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent. Details on web site:

Ilford and West Essex Model Railway Club Exhibition, St. Edwards School, London Road, (Next to Westlands Playing Fields), Romford, Essex, RM7 9NX. Details on web site:

Manchester Model Railway Society Exhibition, Armitage Centre, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6ZT, Details on web site:

Megamodelex 2008 (Bentley Model Railway Group), The Christie Miller Sports Centre, Lancaster Way, Bowerhill Industrial Estate, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6QU. Details see web site:

Mickleover Model Railway Group Exhibition, Community Centre, Uttoxeter Road, Mickleover, Derby, DE3 0DA. Details see web site:

Railex 2013, (Fareham and District Model Railway Club), 1000 Lakeside, Western Rd, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3EN. Details on web site:

Wadebridge Model Railway Exhibition (Wadebridge Steam Locomotive Group), Wadebridge School, Gonvena Hill, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 6BU.Details on gropup's web site:

York and District Model Railway Club Exhibition, Wiggington Recreation Hall, The Village, Wiggington, York, YO32 2PU.

5 (Sun)

Area 4 GOG 'Get together', Memorial Hall, Gresford, near Wrexham, LL12 8PS.

Gainsborough Model Railway Society Open Day, Florence Terrace, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 1BE. See web site for information about O gauge layout:

Stowmarket Railway Club Toy and Train Fair (swapmeet), Community Centre, School Street, Needham Market, IP6 8BB. For details see club web site:

Wyre Forest Model Railway Club Open Day, First Floor, 101 Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, DY101QH. See club's web site for more information:

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10-12 (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Cumbrian Railways Association Conference, Hallmark Hotel, Court Square, Carlisle, CA1 1QY: Full details on web site:

11 (Sat)

American and continental O gauge exhibition, Kings School, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO22 5PN.

East Kent Model Railway Society Show, Birchington Parish Council at The Centre, Alpha Road, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent, CT7 9EG.

Heathcote Octoberfest! (Heathcote O Gauge Society), Shepshed High School, Forest Street, Shepshed, nr. Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 9DA.

Sheffield Model Railway Society Show, Davy United Sports & Social Club, Prince of Wales Road between Darnall and Parkway, (Parkway link to M1 and City), Sheffield, Yorkshire. Details see web site: or

TaD-Rail 2013 (Tring and District Model Railway Club), Cottesloe School, Aylesbury Road, Wing, Bedfordshire LU7 0NY. Full details can be found on the club web site:

Witney Model and Collectors' Club 'Grand Model Exhibition', St Mary's Church, Church Green, Witney, Oxfordshire, ) OX28 4AW.

11-12 (Sat & Sun)

Corby and District Model Railway Society Show, SS Peter and Andrew Church Hall, Beanfield Avenue, Corby, NN18 0EH. See website:

Dundee Model Railway Club exhibition, Dundee International Sports Complex, Mains Loan, Dundee, DD4 7AA, Scotland. For further details visit club web site:

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association Model Railway Show, Town Hall, Parish Rooms and Memorial Hall, Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4FB. For details of event see web site: or

Elizabethan Railway Society annual exhibition, The Summit Centre, Lowmoor Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts, NG17 7LL. For further details see club web site:

Farnham and District Model Railway Club Exhibition, Connaught Leisure Centre, Tongham Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU12 4AS. For additional information see web site:

Furness Model Railway Club Exhibition, Barrow Sixth Form College, Rating Lane, Barrow-in-Furness, LA13 9LE. Details on web site:

Haywoods Permanent Way Railway Society Model Show, The Memorial Hall, Great Haywood, Staffordshire, ST18 0SU. See website for details:

Great Electric Train Show (Hornby Magazine), Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, Warwickshire, CV35 0BJ; Details see:

Model and Miniature Railway Gala, Friends of Crewe Heritage Centre, Vernon Way, Delamere, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2DB. Details on web site:

North West Garden Railway and Narrow Gauge Exhibition (G-Wizz Garden Railway Display Team), Lytham St. Annes Performing Arts & Technology College, Worsley Road, Ansdell, Lytham, Lancashire, FY8 4DG. For details see web site:

Shildon Model Railway Club Exhibition, Locomotion, Shildon, Co. Durham. See web site for further details:

Wilmington Charity Model Railway Exhibition (St Michael and All Angels, in association with Erith Model Railway Society), St. Michaels Church Hall, Church Hill, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7EG. For information Tel: 01322 220561 or see web site:

12 (Sun)

Keighley 7mm Festival (Keighley Model Railway Club), Clubrooms, Knowle Mills, South Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD21 1SY. For further information contact Mick McNamara (Publicity Officer) Tel: 07764 141538 / 01535 632257 or see web site:

Zedex (Oxford and District Model Railway Club), Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor Village Hall, Draycott Road, Southmoor, OX13 5BY. Details on web site:

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16-19 (Thurs-Sun)

Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition (Meridienne Exhibitions), Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, The Fosse, Fosse Way (Junction A425/B4455), Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1XN. Details on web site: Web site:

18 (Sat)

Chelmsford Model Railway Club 25th Anniversary Exhibition, King Edward VI Grammar School, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3SX. Details see web site:

Chichester Model Railway Exhibition (Lions Club of Chichester), Main Hall and Gym, Boys High School, Kingsham Road, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8AE. Details on Lions Club web site:

Christchurch Model Railway Club Exhibition, Bournemouth School for Girls, Castle Gate Close, Castle Lane West, Bournemouth BH8 9UJ. Details on club's web site:

Cradley Heath Model Railway Club inaugural exhibition, Cradley Heath Community Centre, Redall Hill Road, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 5JG. Full details on web site:

Didcot Model Railway Show (Abingdon and District Model Railway Club), Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7JN. Details on the club's web site:

Exeter Garden Railway Show, South Devon Garden Railway Group, The Matford Centre (livestock market), Matford Park Road, Exeter, EX2 8FD. More information of web site:

SCOTGOG 2008, Low Port Recreation and Outdoor Centre, Blackness Road, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, EH49 7HZ. For further details see Gauge O Guild web site:

Tri-ang Society Show, RAOB Buffs Club (aka The Cader Idris Club), St Anne's Square, Barmouth, LL42 1AS. See web site:

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

18 & 19 (Sat & Sun)

Cardiff Model Railway Exhibition (Cardiff Model Engineering Society), Ysgol GYfun Gymraeg Glantaf (formerly Glantaf High School), Bridge Road, Llandaff North, Cardiff, Wales, CF14 2JL. Details on society web site: or

Greenock and District Model Railway Club show, Lyle Kirk, 31 Union Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire, PA16 0TG. Details on web site:

The National Festival of Railway Modelling (Warners Group Publications plc ), East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6XE. Visit web site: for details.

Uckfield Model Railway Club Exhibition, Uckfield Civic Centre, Civic Approach, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1AE. For further details visit web site:

Warrington Model Railway Club show, Warrington Collegiate, Winwick Road Campus, Winwick Road, Warrington, WA2 8QA. See web site for details:

19 (Sun)

Broadland Model Railway Club exhibition, Jubilee Centre, Aylsham, Norfolk. Details available on web site:

Central Southern GOG, The Allendale Community Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 1AS. For more information see club's web site:

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24-26 (Frid, Sat & Sun)

NMRA British Region Convention, Best Western Plus Hotel, Meriden, Solihull, West Midlands. Details on web site:

25 (Sat)

Beckenham and West Wickham Model Railway Club Railshow, St John's Church, Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3JN. Details see web site:

Birmingham Model Railway Club Exhibition, Arden Hall, Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, B36 9PB. See club's  site:

Bloxwich (St John's) Model Railway Club open day, St John's Methodist Church, Victoria Avenue, Bloxwich, Walsall, WS3 3HS.

Chiltern Hills Vintage Train Group Exhibition, Chesham Grammar School, White Hill, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1BA

Diss and District Model Railway Society Exhibition, Roydon Village Hall, High Road (A1066), Roydon, Diss, Norfolk. Details on club's web site:

Durham Locomotive Preservation Group Swapmeet, Rosa Street Primary School, Spennymoor, Durham, DL16 7NA. See web site:

ExpoNG 2013 (Greenwich and District Narrow Gauge Railway Society), White Oak Leisure Centre, Hilda May Avenue, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7BT. Full details on web site:

Hemel Hempstead Model Railway Society Exhibition, Leverstock Green Village Hall, Leverstock Green Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8QG. Details on web site:

South Eastern O Gauge Group (SEGOG) Exhibition, Southborough Primary School, Southborough Lane, Bromley, Kent, BR2 8AA.

Welshpool Model Railway Exhibition (Newtown Model Railway Society), The Town Hall, High Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7JQ.

West Wales O Gauge Group open day, Community Education Centre, Furnace Road, (behind the Town Library), Carmarthen, West Wales, SA31 1EU.

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25 & 26 (Sat & Sun)

Aberdeen Model Railway Club Exhibition, RGU Sport, Garthdee Road, Garthdee, Aberdeen, AB10 7GE. Details on web site:

Cheltenham GWR Modellers Group Autumn Exhibition, St Margaret's Hall, Coniston Road (off Windermere Road), Hatherley, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 3NU. For information see web site:

Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition (organised by Clydeside MRC with Glasgow & West of Scotland MRC and Renfrewshire MRC) , Pollokshaws Burgh Hall, Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow. Full details on web site:

Huddersfield Railway Modellers Exhibition, Civic Hall, Holmfirth, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD9 3AS. Details on web site:

Hazel Grove and District Model Railway Society Exhibition, Hazel Grove Recreation Centre, next to Hazel Grove High School, Jacksons Lane, Hazel Grove, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 5JX. Further details see web site:

Leeds Model Railway Exhibition (Leeds Model Railway Society & Association of Larger Scale Railway Modellers), The Grammar School, Alwoodley Gates, Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS17 8GS. Details see web site: or

Rail-Ex Taunton (Somerset Railway Modellers Club), Taunton School, Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD. For more information visit club web site:

Seaford Model Railway Show (Newhaven and District Model Railway Club), Newlands School, Eastbourne Road, Seaford, East Essex, BN25 4NP. Details on club's web site:

Wirral 2013, Merseyside Model Railway Society Exhibition, Mosslands School, Mosslands Drive, Wallasey Wirral, CH45 8PJ. For details visit web site:

25-27 (Sat, Sun, Mon)

South Dublin Model Railway Club Exhibition, Blackrock College, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland. Details on web site:

26 (Sun)

Farnham and District Model Railway Club Open Day, Wrecclesham Community Centre, Greenfield Road, Farnham GU9 8TJ. For additional information see web site:

Hurley O Gauge Group Exhibition, Langley Academy, Langley Road, Langley, near Slough, SL3 7EF.

Liphook and District Model Railway Club Open Day, Milland Valley Memorial Hall, Iping Road, Milland, Liphook, GU30 7NA: Details at:

Woodthorpe Model Railway Show (Woodthorpe Model Railway Club), Sherwood Community Centre, Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 3FN. Details on web site:

26 & 27 (Sun & Mon)

Wexford Model Railway Club Exhibition, CBS School Hall, Thomas Street, Wexford, Co. Wexford, Ireland.

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