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 28/04/2018 Southport
Southport MRS 2018 Exhibition Southport MRS 2018 Exhibition:
All Saints Parish Hall,
Park Road,

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include: "Tan Yr Allt" by Roger Christian & Stan Williams, "Matthew & Son" by Tony Ennis.

Plus other layouts in various scale/gauges. Southport MRC sales stand.
Refreshments available all day.
Free Parking in and around the Hall.
Sat 28/04/2018 Fareham
RotaRail 2018 Rotary Club of Fareham (RotaRail 2015):
Fareham College,
Bishopsfield Road,
PO14 1NH

Opening Times: 10:30-17:00

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane" and Andy Cundick's "Arigna"

Sat 28/04/2018 - Sun 29/04/2018 Sutton Coldfield
Sutton Coldfield Railway Society Sutton Coldfield Railway Society:
Model Railway Exhibition:
Bishop Walsh School,
Wylde Green Road,
Sutton Coldfield,
West Midlands.
B76 1QT

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

Admission: Adults £5.00 Concessions £4.00. Accompanied children under 16 admitted free.
16 layouts, trade stands, preservation societies and audio visual presentations. Sandwiches, excellent cakes and light refreshments available. Ample free parking.

Layouts include:
"High Stamley" from Paul Windle,
"Bowleggett Manor & Farr End" from Peter Cullen,
"The Old Mineral Line" from Mike Wall.
Plus, although not OO9, the HO/HOn3 Warley Continental Modellers Trophy winner for 2017, "Bear Creek Junction" from Adrian Hall.

Website: http://www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/SCRS/main.html

Sat 28/04/2018 - Sun 29/04/2018 Lockerley, Nr Romsey
Lockerley Mechanical Society Lockerley Mechanical Society:
Lockerley and East Dean Memorial Hall,
Butts Green,
Nr Romsey,
SO51 0JG

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-16.00 both days

Layouts include "East Quay" 009 micro layout by John Niblett and various layouts and working exhibits in other scales; also cars, bikes etc outside.
Fri 04/05/2018 - Sun 06/05/2018 Thornbury
50th Bristol Model Railway Exhibition Thornbury Leisure Centre,
Alveston Hill,
BS35 3JB

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

Layouts include:
"Wisteria Collop" by Dave Simpson

Sat 12/05/2018 Compton Dunton, Street
Small & Delightful "Plug & Play Fun Day" Small & Delightful Railway Group:
"Plug & Play Fun Day":
Meadway Hall,
Ham Lane,
Compton Dundon,
TA11 6PQ.

Opening times: 10.30-16.00
Admission £5-00

There will be approximately 22 layouts in the popular scales and gauges. The difference from a normal member's/open day is that visitors and exhibitor's will be encouraged to operate the layouts and if they wish to bring their own stock to run and photograph on a different layout this will also be encouraged.
There will be at least 12 009 layouts including Dave Simpson's "Wisteria Collop".

Refreshments will be provided by the ladies of the SDRG and Glastonbury & Street Lions Club who are famous for their excellent homemade cakes.
Sat 12/05/2018 - Sun 13/05/2018 Derby
Derby Model Railway Exhibition 2018 Derby Model Railway Exhibition 2018:
Mickleover Model Railway Group:
The Roundhouse,
Roundhouse Road,
Pride Park,
DE24 8JE

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

Layouts include Paul Windle's "High Stamley"

Website: www.mmrg.org.uk
Sun 13/05/2018 Barton Le Clay
Beds & Bucks NG Modellers Open Day Beds & Bucks Narrow Gauge Modellers Group:
In association with The 009 Society:
Barton le Clay Village Hall,
Hexton Road,
Barton Le Clay,
MK45 4JY
(Off old A6 on B655)

Opening Times: 10.30-16.30

Layouts: 14 layouts including Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway", John Wilkes' "Coleford" and Hugh Norwood’s "Angst-Lesspork".
Trade support and 009 Society sales stand. Refreshments

Admission £5.00, accompanied under 16’s free.

Website: http://009bedsandbucks.webplus.net
Sat 19/05/2018 Mirfield
Mirfield Team Parish Music Guild Model Railway Exhibition Mirfield Team Parish Music Guild Model Railway Exhibition:
The Parish Community Centre,
Church Lane,
West Yorkshire.
WF14 9HU

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00

Admission Adults £4, Child £2

Layouts to include: "Trudoxhill" by Darryl Foxwell, "Three Bridges" by the Whitehouse brothers.

Trade and Society stands will be represented.
Refreshments available.
Sat 19/05/2018 - Sun 20/05/2018 Immingham
Immingham Museum and Civic Centre 1st Model Railway Exhibition:
Immingham Museum and Civic Centre,
Pelham Road,
North East Lincolnshire.
DN40 1QF

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

Layouts include "Barrowfleet" from Hull MRS and "Lane End" from John Housley.

Website: www.imminghammuseum.org?p=532
Sat 26/05/2018 - Mon 28/05/2018 Bala
The Great Little Trains Model Railway Show The Great Little Trains Model Railway Show:
Ysgol y Berwyn, Bala School,
Ffrydan Road,
LL23 7RU

Opening Times: Saturday and Sunday10.00-17.00, Monday 10.00-15.30

Details from the Press Release:
Welcome to the third Great Little trains Model Railway exhibition in the town of Bala in a new and re-furbished school. All located in three halls with easy access, free parking, full refreshments and a free vintage bus service linking the exhibition with the Bala Lake Railway.
Park at Bala or Llanuwchllyn, ride the railway, with a vintage shuttle bus service serving the exhibition. Visit the Festival of Transport on Sunday or Monday (vintage vehicles, tractors, etc) at the other (Llanuwchllyn) end of our line for two great family shows over the weekend.. The railway will be operating our intensive Pink Timetable, up to ten return trips per day using vintage Hunslet steam engines from the north Wales slate quarries.

The exhibition will feature 20 (approx) narrow gauge layouts plus 10 (approx) 00/HO/7 mm layouts, in various scales, scenic, of historical and modern image, steam diesel and electric.
Plus a selection of quality traders, offering a wide range of models, books.

Layouts include (of NG interest):
"Dogfriol" 009 (RM Oct 15)
"Ffuglen Station" 16mm SM32,
"Castlefinn" 12mm Irish NG,
"Gorsaf Maes Y Gol" 009 Welsh NG,
"Burf Mine" O-16.5,
"Merlin Liechil" Welsh slate SM32,
"Gilderdale Mine" 009,
"Bryn Tegid" 009 Welsh slate mine,
"Kirbythorpe" 009,
"Isle of Stoner" 009,
3 x 009  NG scenic dioramas,
"Castle Caereinion" 009

All the funds raised will go towards the new extension of the railway into Bala town.
We will also be offering to either  'BUY A SLEEPER' or 'BUY A SPIKE' for the railway extension. At the end of 2018 a buyer will win 'THE GOLDEN SPIKE'.

Website: www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk
Sat 09/06/2018 - Sun 10/06/2018 Bakewell
Peak Model Railway Exhibition 2018 Chesterfield Railway Modellers:
Peak Model Railway Exhibition 2018:
Agricultural Business Centre,
(A6 heading towards Matlock),
DE45 1AH

Opening Times: 10.17.00 both days

Layouts include "Annascaul" by Paul Titmuss

Website: http://www.chesterfieldrailwaymodellers.co.uk/exhibition_2.html
Fri 15/06/2018 - Sun 17/06/2018 Great Central Railway
The GCR Model Event 2018 Great Central Railway Model Event:
In Association with Soar Valley Model Railway Club:
At all four stations: Loughborough, Quorn & Woodhouse, and Rothley stations,
with the main event arena at Quorn & Woodhouse station where there will be a 35,000sqft exhibition hall.

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

Layouts include Brian Key's "Ilfracombe East".

Website: http://www.gcrailway.co.uk/modelevent/
Sat 16/06/2018 - Sun 17/06/2018 Mere
Mere Model Railway Exhibition Mere Model Railway Exhibition:
Mere & District Railway Modellers:
Mere Lecture Halls,
Salisbury Street,
BA12 6HA

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00 both days

Admission:  Adults £4, Children under 12 enter free if accompanied by an adult.
Amenities:  Disabled access, free car parking, refreshments.

Layouts featured:
"Llanfair Caereinion" (009)-Andy Cundick
"Wantage N.G. Tramway" (OO9)-Richard Holder
"Ashburton" (N Gauge)-John Bickett-Smith
"Brockleigh" (N Gauge)-David Harrington
"Margate Road" (OO Gauge)-Lee Thorp
"Cotehele Quay L" (7mmNG)-Tom Snook
"Baldwick" (O Gauge)-Dave Bowers & Andy Jones
"Chalfont" (Gauge 3)-Roger Salisbury
"Tor Halt" 16mm Live steam similar to the 'Great Glen Challenge' with Dick Strawbridge.  This is an indoors presentation of the skills involved in garden railways by the Salisbury Group.

Trade Support: Railway Scenics, and Ray Heard Model Railways.

Website: www.mererailwaymodellers.co.uk
Sat 23/06/2018 Steventon, Abingdon
Oxfordshire Narrow Gauge Modellers Open Day Oxfordshire Narrow Gauge Modellers Open Day:
Steventon Village Hall,
The Green,
OX13 6RR

Opening Times: 10:00-16:00

Layouts: tba but will include Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: www.oxngm.org.uk
Sat 30/06/2018 Minstead
Minstead MRS Annual Exhibition Minstead MRS Annual Exhibition:
Minstead Village Hall
Lyndhurst Road
SO43 7FX

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"
Sat 14/07/2018 Mansfield
East Midlands Group Annual Open Day East Midlands Group Annual Open Day:
The Portland College,
A60 Nottingham Road,
NG18 4TJ

Opening Times: 10.30-16.30

At least 25 layouts, mainly 009 but also in Nn3 & 0n30, plus trade support & Society Sales
Free parking, disabled access, snacks & drinks available on site
Admission: Members £3.50, Guest Day Membership £4, Under 16 accompanied by an adult free
Sat 14/07/2018 - Sun 15/07/2018 Amberley
Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre - Railway Gala 2018 Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre - Railway Gala:
New Barn Road,
West Sussex.
BN18 9LT

Opening Times 10:00-17:00 both days

Model Railway Exhibition and 12in/ft operation on the Museum’s Narrow Gauge Railway.

Exhibitors: includes John Wilkes' "Coleford"

Website: (Railway) www.amberleynarrowgauge.co.uk
Website: (General Museum info and on-line booking) www.amberleymuseum.co.uk
Sat 04/08/2018 Pewsey
2nd Wiltshire Group Skills Day 2nd Wiltshire Group 009 Skills Day:
Bouverie Hall,

Open Times: 10.00-16.00
Admission: £3
More details to follow.

*** Also features the Wiltshire Group's famous Lardy Cake - not to be missed ***

Website: www.wiltshire009.btck.co.uk
Sat 01/09/2018 Beccles
Norfolk & Suffolk NGM 4th Open Day Norfolk & Suffolk NGM 4th open day.
Blyburgate Hall (former St John Ambulance Hall)
NR34 9TF.

***Rescheduled Date***

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00

Adults: £3.00, Accompanied under 16's Free.
Light refreshments available.

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.
There will be three rooms being used but we are afraid the third smaller room is not accesable to wheelchair users.

Yellow Ridge Mine - Gn15 - Nick Wright
Butley Quay - 009 - Peter Rednall
Meanderbahn - Hoe - Brian Meldon
Royston Wharf - 009 - Royston & District MRC
Castle Quay - 009 - Chris O'Donoghue
Longstone - Gn15 - Graham Watling
Cilffyrdd Corris - 009 - Stuart Hughes
Arendt Spitze 2 - O.16.5 - James Corsi
Newlands Farm - Gn15 - Barry Weston
Wood Bay - 009 - John Helsby
Old Chapel Yard - 009 - Jim Bamber

More to be announced soon

The N&SNGM group will be having the final of their challenge with winner announced during the afternoon.

Alan Fuller will be doing modelling demonstrations

Trade & Societies:
The 009 Society Sales stand will be attending.
Narrow Planet  https://narrowplanet.myshopify.com/
Bure Valley Railway & BVR Model Shop www.bvrw.co.uk/
James Corsi 7mm sales
Southwold Railway Trust www.southwoldrailway.co.uk/
Norfolk Heath Works www.facebook.com/009-from-Norfolk-Heath-Works-1921933588084096/

For more information visit the Group's Website: http://nsngm.org.uk/
Sat 01/09/2018 - Sun 02/09/2018 Loughborough
Heart of the Midlands Model Railway Exhibition Heart of the Midlands Model Railway Exhibition:
Soar Valley Model Railway Club:
Loughborough Grammar School,
Leicester Road,
LE11 2DU

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

Layouts include Andy Bailey's "Avyn-A-Llyin"

Website: www.svmrc.co.uk
Sat 15/09/2018 - Sun 16/09/2018 Fleetwood
Blackpool & North Fylde Model Railway Club Blackpool & North Fylde Model Railway Club:
Cardinal Allen High School,
Melbourne Ave,

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

Layouts include: "Annascaul" by Paul Titmuss

Website: www.blackpoolandnorthfyldemrc.co.uk
Sat 29/09/2018 Compton Dundon
Small & Delightful Railway Group Open Day Small & Delightful Railway Group Open Day:
Meadway Hall,
Ham Lane,
Compton Dundon,
Near Street,
TA11 6PQ

Opening Times: 10.30-16.00

Advance Information
Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"
Plus the 009 Society's Members Sales Stand
Sat 29/09/2018 Enfield
Enfield Whitewebbs Railway Modellers Enfield Whitewebbs Railway Modellers:
Whitewebbs Museum of Transport,
Whitewebbs Road,
Crews Hill,

Opening Times: 10.30-17.00

Layouts include: John Atkinson's "Kaprun (SLB)"

Website: www.ewrm.org.uk
Sat 29/09/2018 Walton-on-Thames
Walton on Thames Model Railway Exhibition Walton on Thames Model Railway Exhibition:
All Saints RC Church Hall,
13 Queens Road,
KT12 5LU

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include "Hobbs Row Halt" and John Wilkes' "Coleford"

Website: www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/events/16279-WaltononThamesModelRailwayExhibitionExhibition
Sat 06/10/2018 Wing, Near Leighton Buzzard
TaD-Rail 2018 TaD-Rail 2018:
Tring and District Model Railway Club:
The Cottesloe School,
Aylesbury Road,
Near Leighton Buzzard,

Opening Times: 10.30-16.30

Layouts include "Coleford" by John Wilkes

Website: www.tdmrc.co.uk
Sat 06/10/2018 - Sun 07/10/2018 Fareham
Fareham & District MRC - RailEx2018 Fareham & District MRC - RailEx2018:
Fareham Leisure Centre,
Park Lane,
PO16 7JU

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

Layouts include Richard Holder's "The Clydach Railway"

Website: http://fareham-mrc.org.uk/railex-2018/
Sat 06/10/2018 - Sun 07/10/2018 Wigan
Wigan Model Railway Exhibition 2018 2018 Wigan Model Railway Exhibition:
Robin Park Sports & Tennis Centre,
Loire Drive,
WN5 0UH.

Opening Times: Saturday 10:00-17:30, Sunday 10:00-16:30

Layouts include Blair Hobson's "South Bohemia" (TTe).

Website: www.wiganfrm.org.uk
Sat 13/10/2018 - Sun 14/10/2018 Aldershot
Farnham & District MRC Farnham & District MRC:
Alderwood Leisure Centre,
Tongham Road,
GU12 4AS

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

Layouts include: John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane" and Andy Bailey's "Avyn-A-Llyin"

Sun 14/10/2018 Abingdon
Oxrail 2018 Oxrail 2018:
Oxford and District MRC Annual Exhibition:
Abingdon & Witney College,
Wootton Road,
OX14 1GG

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00

Layouts include "Coleford" by John Wilkes

Website: www.oxfordmrc.org.uk
Sat 20/10/2018 Chelmsford
Chelmsford and District Model Railway Club Chelmsford and District Model Railway Club:
St. John Payne School,
Patching Hall Lane,

opening Times: unknown

Layouts include: John Atkinson's "Kaprun (SLB)"

Website: www.chelmsford-and-district-mrc.webs.com
Sat 20/10/2018 Beckenham
Beckenham Model Rail Show 2018 Beckenham Model Rail Show 2018:
Beckenham and West Wickham MRC:
St John's Church,
Eden Park Avenue,
Kent BR3 3JN

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"

Website: www.bwwmrc.co.uk
Sat 20/10/2018 - Sun 21/10/2018 Uckfield
Uckfield Model Railway Club Exhibition 2018 Uckfield Model Railway Club:
Uckfield Civic Centre,
Civic Approach,
East Sussex.
TN22 1AE

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00 both days

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"

website: www.uckfieldmrc.co.uk
Sat 27/10/2018 - Sun 28/10/2018 Tolworth
Tolworth Train Show 2018 Hampton Court Model Railway Society:
Tolworth Train Show 2018
Tolworth Recreation Centre,
Fullers Way North,
KT6 7LQ.

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.50, Sunday 10.00-17.00

Layouts include John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"

Website: www.hamptoncourtmrs.co.uk
Sat 27/10/2018 - Sun 28/10/2018 Taunton
Rail-Ex Taunton 2018 Somerset Railway Modellers Club:
28th Rail-Ex Taunton 2018:
Taunton School,
Staplegrove Rd,

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

Layouts include:
"Avyn-A-Llyin" by Andy Bailey,
and 009 showcase presented by the SWOONS group of the 009 Society

Website: www.somersetrmc.org.uk/Rail-EX/index.html
Sat 03/11/2018 - Sun 04/11/2018 Spalding
Spalding Model Railway Exhibition Spalding Model Railway Exhibition:
Spalding Model Railway Club:
Springfields Events Centre,
PE12 6ET

Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-16.30

Layouts include Paul Titmuss' "Annascaul"

Website: www.spaldingmodelrailwayclub.org.uk
Sat 24/11/2018 Rainhill
Rainhill Narrow Gauge Show 2018 Rainhill Narrow Gauge Show:
Rainhill Village Hall,
The Teak Room,
Weaver Avenue,
L35 4LU.

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

Narrow gauge layouts, demos and trade.

The Rainhill MRC will be holding there own show in the Main Hall on the ground floor.
Entry Fee covers both events.
Refreshments available all day in the cafe area.
Ample Car Parking around the Hall.
A Free Vintage Bus Service will be operating between the show and the St Helens Transport Museum.

Website: www.rainhillmrc.org.uk
Sat 01/12/2018 Arlesey
Letchworth MRS 2018 Exhibition Letchworth MRS Exhibition:
Etonbury Academy,
Stotfold Road,
SG15 6XS

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Layouts include Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: www.letchworthmrs.org.uk
Sat 26/01/2019 - Sun 27/01/2019 Kendal
Kendal Model Railway Club Exhibition 2019 Kendal Model Railway Club:
Kendal Leisure Centre,
Burton Road,

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

Layouts include Andy Bailey's "Avyn-A-Llyin"

Website: www.kendalmrc.org
Sat 19/10/2019 - Sun 20/10/2019 Peterborough
National Festival of Railway Modelling 2019 National Festival of Railway Modelling 2019,
East of England Arena & Events Centre,
Oundle Road,

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-1600

Layouts include Andy Bailey's "Avyn-A-Llyin"

Website: www.world-of-railways.co.uk/shows/show/the-national-festival-of-railway-modelling