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.

Date Town Event Details
Sat 31/08/2019 Tadworth
 
Tadworth Autumn 2019 Exhibition North Downs Model Railway Circle:
The Good Shepherd Church Hall,
Station Approach Road,
Tadworth,
Surrey.
KT20 5AE

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

Features: Twenty-seven layouts, demonstration, and trade support

Admission: Adults £6, under 16's £3, Concession (Senior/Disabled) £5. All profits to Good Shepherd Church.
Amenities: Free parking, venue is close to station and bus stop, refreshments, facilities for disabled visitors.

Exhibition Website: www.ndmrc.info/Home/Tadworth.htm
Sat 31/08/2019 - Sun 01/09/2019 Darlington
 
Darlington Railway Museum Darlington Railway Museum:
Darlington Model Railway Club:
Station Road,
Darlington.
DL3 6ST
Opening times: 10.00-16.00 Both Days
Admission Adults £6.50, Concessions £6.00, Child £3.00 Family £13.00

Layouts include "High Stamley" from Paul Windle

Website: www.head-of-steam.co.uk
Sat 31/08/2019 - Sun 01/09/2019 Liphook
 
Hollycombe Steam in the Country Model Weekend Hollycombe Steam in the Country Model Weekend:
Iron Hill,
Midhurst Road,
Liphook,
Hampshire.
GU30 7LP

Opening Times: 11.00-17.00 both days

Layouts include "Ashbury Wharf" from the Astolat MRC

Website: www.hollycombe.co.uk
Sat 31/08/2019 - Mon 02/09/2019 Welshpool
 
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Gala:
Model Railway Exhibition:
Welshpool (Raven Square) Station,
Welshpool,
Powys.
SY21 7LT

Model Railway Opening Times:  Friday 13.00-16.30, Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.30

As part of the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Steam Gala weekend, there will be a small layouts exhibition, mainly narrow gauge, in the display sheds at Raven Square Station. Car Parking is £3. Admission is FREE to the exhibition. Other events are taking place at Welshpool and Llanfair Caereinion stations. Special trains will be running.
This is the fifth year we have had a model railway exhibition in the display sheds at Raven Square Station. Although mainly narrow gauge themed layouts will be present, other scale and gauges will be present.

Layouts include:
"Prayle Grove": Carol East's live steam layout 16mm to ft.
"Mary Jane's Mushroom Farm": Martin Rich's latest Gn15 layout
Hornby Dublo
European Trams by Andrew Hunt
"Mannin Middle": Peter Cullen's Isle of Man layout
"The Old Mineral Line": OO9 by Mike Wall
"K Ottic Engineering": OO9 by Blair Hobson (Saturday only)
"Spirit of Welshpool": OO9 by Mark Holland
"Castle Caereinion": OO9 by Martyn Harrison
Unnamed: OO9 by Steve Wheatcroft
Other Displays:
Bishops Castle Railway Society Stand
Bala Lake Railway

W&LLR website: www.wlllr.org.uk

Sat 14/09/2019 Rainford
 
Merseyside & South West Lancs Group September Meeting Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
Rainford,
Merseyside.
WA11 8BY

Commencing at 13.00

Free off road parking.
Tea, coffee and biscuits available.

Usual format,
Layouts, test tracks and sales table.
There will also be a couple of demos.

Lots going on, come and spend a few hours with like minded NG modellers.
Sat 14/09/2019 - Sun 15/09/2019 Woking
 
Railway Enthusiasts Club Exhibition Railway Enthusiasts Club:
Woking Leisure Centre,
Woking Park,
Kingfield Road,
Woking,
Surrey.
GU22 9BA

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.30, Sunday 10.00-17.00
Entry Prices: Adults: £8 ; Children: £3 (One accompanied child free with an adult)

Layouts include:
Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway" (009)
Richard Gardner's "Upcreek Quarry" (HO/HOe)
Astolat MRC's "Ashbury Wharf" (009)
Steve Waterfield's "Clearwater Harbor" (On30)
Martin Collins' "Llandecwyn" (OO9)

Website: www.recexhibition.org.uk
Sat 21/09/2019 Cranleigh
 
Cranleigh Rotary Club Model Railway Exhibition Cranleigh Rotary Club Model Railway Exhibition:
Cranleigh Village Halls (3 venues),
Village Way,
Cranleigh,
Surrey.
GU5 0PU

In aid of a local children's hospice
Opening times: 10.00-17.00

Layouts include "Ashbury Wharf" from the Astolat MRC
Sun 22/09/2019 Birmingham
 
Open Day at the Museum Colection Centre Open Day at the Museum Colection Centre:
Dolman Street,
Birmingham.
B7 4RQ

Opening Times: 10.00-15.30 (last admission 15.00)
Free entry.

Layouts include:
Blair Hobson's "Taste of Alber" (TTe)
Ben Powell's "Ridge Lane" (009)
Leila Powell's "Bluebell Meadow" (009)
John Campbell's "Campbell's Quarry" (SM32)
Tim Crockford's "The End of the Line" (O/O-14)

More details at: https://birminghamheritageweek.co.uk/22-sept/museum-collection-centre/
Sat 28/09/2019 Jarrow
 
Tyne Tees 009 Group Open Day Tyne Tees 009 Group Open Day:
Primrose Community Centre,
Lambton Terrace,
Jarrow.
NE32 5QY

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00
Members £3.00, Non members £3.50, Accompanied children free up to 14 yrs.

Members shelf layouts as well as visiting layouts, 009 Sales Stand, and trade stands.
Light refreshments and good parking.
Sat 28/09/2019 - Sun 29/09/2019 Buckfastleigh
 
South Devon Railway - Models & Miniatures 2019 South Devon Railway - Models & Miniatures 2019:
Dartbridge Road,
Buckfastleigh,
Devon.
TQ11 0DZ

Scale models trains, boats, planes, cars - model engineering at its finest!

The Dartmoor 009 Railway Group will be taking along various boards of their modular layout, including Brayford, Hunt's Quarry, Barnstaple, and Pilton Yard, connected together to create a 50ft continuous end-to end-run.

Full details will be available on the South Devon Web Site: www.southdevonrailway.co.uk/
Sat 05/10/2019 - Sun 06/10/2019 Folkestone
 
Folkestone, Hythe & District Model Railway Club Show Folkestone, Hythe & District Model Railway Club Show:
The Leas Cliff Hall,
Folkestone.
CD20 2DZ

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00 both days

Layouts include Hugh Norwood's "Angst-Lesspork"

Website:www.folkestone-mrc.com/NEXT%20SHOW%20MENU.html
Sat 05/10/2019 - Sun 06/10/2019 Fareham
 
Fareham RailEx 2019 Fareham & District MRC:
Fareham Leisure Centre,
Park Lane,
Fareham.
PN17 7JU

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

Layouts include: John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane" and Richard Holder's "Wantage Narrow Gauge Tramway"

Website: www.fareham-mrc.org.uk
Sat 05/10/2019 - Sun 06/10/2019 Wigan
 
Wigan Finescale Exhibition Wigan Finescale Exhibition:
Robin Park Sports Arena,
Loire Drive,
Wigan.
WN5 0UH.

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

009 Society Showcase & Publicity Stand.
Layouts include: "Annascaul" by Paul Titmuss and "Crummack Valley" exhibited by Alan Mountfield

Website: www.wiganfrm.co.uk
Sat 12/10/2019 - Sun 13/10/2019 Barrow in Furness
 
Barrow in Furness MRC Barrow in Furness MRC:
Barrow 6th Form College,
Rating Lane,
Barrow in Furness.
LA13 9LE

Opening times: Saturday 10.00-17.30, Sunday 10.00-17.00

Layouts include "High Stamley" from Paul Windle

Website: https://furnessmrc.webs.com/
Sun 13/10/2019 Abingdon
 
OXRAIL 2019 Oxford MRC Annual Exhibition:
Abingdon & Witney College,
Wootton Road,
Abingdon,
Oxfordshire.
OX14 1GG

Opening Times: 10.30-16.00

Layouts include "A Taste of Alber" (TTe) by Blair Hobson"

Website - http://www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/events/18134-OxfordandDistrictModelRailwayClubExhibition
Sat 19/10/2019 Chelmsford
 
Chelmsford & District MRC's 2019 Exhibition Chelmsford & District MRC:
St. John Payne School,
Patching Hall Lane,
Chelmsford ,
Essex.
CM1 4BS

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane" and John Kilkes' "Coleford"

Website: https://chelmsford-and-district-mrc.webs.com
Sat 19/10/2019 Corse
 
M5-M50 Narrow Gauge Modellers 2019 Exhibition Corse & Staunton Village Hall,
Gloucester Road,
Corse,
GL19 3RQ
(which is on the A417 between Gloucester and Ledbury)

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30
Adults £5.00, Under 15's Free

Least 9 quality layouts, trade stands including the OO9 Society 2nd Hand Stall and the 7mm Narrow Gauge Associationís sales stands, and a range of home made refreshments.
The venue has free parking and disabled access.

Layouts include:
"Castle Works" (12mm) - Andi Nethercoat
"Snowdon" (8mm) - Peter Booth
"Tony's Forest" (0-14) - Robin Edwards
"Derwent Road" (009) - Bill Flude
"Aldbourne" (009) - Adrian Ponting
"The Brick Yard" (009) - Nic Wheatley
"West Gwyneld" (009) - Martyn Davies
"Three Arches" (016.5) - Barrie Baker

Trade and Sales:
009 Society
7mm Narrow Gauge Society
Hereford Models
Avalon Line Models
Grainge and Hodder

Website: http://m5m50ngm.co.uk
Sat 19/10/2019 - Sun 20/10/2019 Warrington
 
Warrington Model Railway Club Exhibition Warrington Model Railway Club Exhibition:
Warrington & Vale Royal College,
Winwick Road,
Warrington.
WA2 8QA

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include "Fallgate" exhibited by Steve Little
009 Society Publicity Stand will be in attendance along with a layout from Tony Ennis.

Website: www.warringtonmodelrail.co.uk
Sat 19/10/2019 - Sun 20/10/2019 Uckfield
 
35th Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition 35th Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition:
Uckfield Model Railway Club:
Uckfield Civic Centre,
Civic Approach,
Uckfield,
East Sussex.
TN22 1AE

Opening times: 1000-1700 both days.
Adults £7.00, Accompanied Children free

Several narrow gauge layouts attending the exhibition might be of interest to Society members including:

"Slugworth & Co." (009) by Joshua Campbell
"Charmouth"  (0-16.5) by David Taylor
"Thakeham Tiles" (0-14) by Michael Campbell
"Fen End Pit" (16mm scale) by David Barham
"De Graafstroom" (P87n3.5) by Vincent de Bode

Amongst others the trade will include Narrow Planet
Website:  www.uckfieldmrc.co.uk
Sat 26/10/2019 Swanley
 
Expo Narrow Gauge 2019 Expo Narrow Gauge 2019,
Greenwich & District Narrow Gauge Railway Society:
White Oak Leisure Centre,
Hilda May Avenue,
Swanley,
Kent.
BR8 7BT

Opening times: 10.00-17.00
Adults: £8.00, Accompanied Children (6-16) £1.00

Europeís premier all narrow gauge modelling show.
Layouts in all major scales, traders and manufacturers, Society displays.
Including 009 Society Member Sales Stand.
Disabled access.

Website: www.expong.org
Sat 26/10/2019 - Sun 27/10/2019 Taunton
 
Rail-Ex Taunton 2019 Rail-Ex Taunton 2019:
Taunton School,
Staplegrove Road,
Taunton,
Somerset.
TA2 6AD

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

Layouts include "Yate Rocks Tramway" by Colin James with further layouts to be advised.

Website: www.railextaunton.uk
Sat 26/10/2019 - Sun 27/10/2019 Caistor
 
CaistorRail 2019 Caistor MRS:
Caistor Town Hall,
High Street,
Caistor.
LN7 6TX

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.30

Layouts include "High Stamley" from Paul Windle

Website: www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/events/18545-CaistorailExhibition
Sat 02/11/2019 Rainford
 
Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting (November 2019) Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
Rainford,
Merseyside.
WA11 8BY.

Usual friendly welcome with Lots going on.
Couple of layouts, show you how stands and Sales Tables.
Light refreshments available.
Free Parking.
The hall is wheelchair friendly.
Meeting starts at 13.00
Sat 02/11/2019 - Sun 03/11/2019 Spalding
 
Spalding Model Railway Club Exhibition Spalding Model Railway Club Exhibition:
Springfields Events Centre,
Camel Gate,
Spalding.
PE12 6ET

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.30
Adults £8, OAPís £7, Accompanied children free.

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

Website: www.spaldingmodelrailwayclub.org.uk/exhibition/
Sat 09/11/2019 - Sun 10/11/2019 Jesmond
 
Newcastle Model Railway Exhibition Newcastle Model Railway Exhibition:
Newcastle and District Model Railway Society:
Heaton Manor School,
Newton Rd,
Jesmond.
NE7 7DP

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-18.00, Sun 10.00-16.00

Layouts include "Annascaul" by Paul Titmuss and "Castle Caereinion" by Martyn Harrison

Website: www.newcastlemodelrailway.org.uk
Sat 09/11/2019 - Sun 10/11/2019 Hull
 
Hull MRS 2019 Exhibition Hull MRS 40th Model Railway Exhibition:
Walton street Leisure Centre,
Goathland Close,
off Walton Street,
Hull.
HU3 6JB

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.30

Layouts include:
"Axbridge" from Paul Windle

Website: www.hullmrs.org
Sat 16/11/2019 Bassingbourn, Nr Royston
 
Royston and District Model Railway Club Exhibition Royston and District Model Railway Club Exhibition:
Bassingbourn Village College,
South End,
Bassingbourn,
Nr Royston,
Hertfordshire.
SG8 5NJ

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00

Layouts include:
Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"
Peter Rednall's "Brent Eleigh"
Dale Gillard's "Timber Valley"

http://www.roystondmrc.co.uk/desktop.html
Sat 16/11/2019 - Sun 17/11/2019 Workington
 
Workington Model Railway Exhibition Workington Model Railway Exhibition:
ENERGUS,
Blackwood Road,
Lillyhall,
Workington,
CA14 4JW

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

Layouts include: "Annascaul" by Paul Titmuss

Website: www.solrail.co.uk
Sat 23/11/2019 - Sun 24/11/2019 NEC, Birmingham
 
Warley National 2019 Warley National 2019
Hall 5,
NEC,
Birmingham

Opening times: Saturday 09.45*-18.00, Sunday 09.45*-17.00
*Advance ticket holders 09.15

009 layouts and associated stands:

C35 "Wallsend & Brooksbridge Light Railway"
C42 "Bumble Hole & Creek Alley"
C33 "Brandgeight"
C43 "Beacon Point"
C45 "Llantrevelyn"
C49 "Tanybwlch & Penrhyn"
C50 "The Tarrant Valley Railway"
E18 Its a Small World - Micro Layouts

C47 009 demo West Midlands Narrow Gauge Group
C48 009 Society


Website: www.thewarleyshow.co.uk
Sat 30/11/2019 Rainhill
 
Rainhill Narrow Gauge Show Rainhill Narrow Gauge Show:
Teak Room,
Rainhill Village Hall,
Weaver  Avenue,
Liverpool.
L35 4LU.

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

*** UPDATED ENTRY - NOW WITH CORRECT DATE ***

Advance information:
Layouts, Traders  Demos and Society Stands.

The Rainhill MRC will be holding their own show on the ground floor.
Free Vintage Bus will be running between the show and the Transport Museum in St Helens.

Website: www.rainhillmrc.org.uk
Sat 07/12/2019 Wimborne
 
Dorset Members of the 009 Society and friends from the Wessex NGRM Dorset Members of the 009 Society and friends from the Wessex NGRM:
Colehill Memorial Hall,
Cannon Hill Road,
Colehill,
Wimborne,
Dorset
BH21 2LS

Opening times: 10.00-15.00
Admission £4

There will be about 8 layouts plus several demonstrations
(more details later)
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 07/12/2019 - Sun 08/12/2019 Manchester
 
Manchester MRS 2019 Exhibition Manchester 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 14/12/2019 Rainford
 
Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
Rainford,
Merseyside.
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 Highbridge
 
Burnham and District MRC Exhibition Burnham and District MRC Exhibition:
King Alfred School,
Burnham Road,
Highbridge.
TA9 3EE

Opening Times: unknown

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

Website: www.burnhamanddmrc.co.uk
Sat 04/01/2020 Rainford
 
Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting (Jan 2020) Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
Rainford,
Merseyside.
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 11/01/2020 Ilton
 
South West 009 Modellers (SWOON's) 14th Open Day (2020) South West 009 Modellers (SWOON's) 14th Open Day,
Merryfield Hall,
Ilton,
Somerset.
TA19 9HG

Opening times: 10.00-16.00

A range of 009 and narrow gauge layouts - tba
009 Sales Stand
Refreshments, Disabled Access, Car Parking
Admission £3
For further details please contact Geoff Bowyer: refer Society officers in the 009 NEWS
Sat 15/02/2020 Rainford
 
North West Narrow Gauge Show 2020 North West Narrow Gauge Show:
All Saints Parish Hall,
Church Road,
Rainford,
Nr St Helens,
Merseyside.
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 in various scales/gauges.
Trade Stands, Demos, Society Stands and including the 009 Society Sales Stand.

Spend a few hours with like minded NG modellers.