Exhibitions & Events

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 Diary Editor .

The only criterion 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.

COVID-19 AND SHOW CANCELLATIONS

We shall endeavour to display whether shows are being affected by the Covid-19 virus restrictions as soon as we can after we have confirmed data. The 009 Society cannot be held liable for any omissions or errors in the listings below.

The 009 Society AGM has been postponed due to the cancellation of Narrow Gauge South. Please keep an eye on your 009 News, this website, forum and Facebook page for news on the new arrangements.

Sat 04/04/2020
Sun 05/04/2020
ElsecarThe Tiny Trains Festival**** EXHIBITION CANCELLED ****

The Tiny Trains Festival:
Elsecar Heritage Centre,
Wath Road,
Elsecar.
S74 8HJ

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include:
Kitson Castle
Launceston Steam Railway by Richard Holder

Website: www.foxandedwards.com/the-tiny-train-festival.html
Sat 11/04/2020
Mon 13/04/2020
YorkYork Model Railway Show******** SHOW CANCELLED ***********

York Model Railway Show:
Knavesmire Stand,
York Racecourse,
YO23 1EX

Opening Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10.00-17.00, Monday 10.00-16.30

Layouts include:
Paul Windle's "Axebridge" and Peter Cullen's "Bowleggett Manor and Farr End"
Plus The 009 Society's publicity stand

Website: https://yorkshow.org.uk
Sat 18/04/2020
EastleighNarrow Gauge South 2020 and 009 Society AGM
*********** EXHIBITION CANCELLED **********

WNGMs 20th Narrow Gauge South:
Barton Peveril College,
Chestnut Avenue,
Eastleigh.
SO50 5ZA

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00
Admission: Adults £8, Under 16's £2 with accompanying adult, Family (2+2) £18

25+ Layouts which includes:
Steve Fackrell's "Woody Lane" (009)
Stuart Taylor's "Melin Dolrhyd" (009)
Matt & Helen Kean's "Garreg Wen" (009)
John Thorne's "Crane River Mill" (Exhibition debut) (009)
Charles Insley's "Ulvaryd Strand" (009)
Tim Couling's "Clyre Valley" (009)
Steve Flay's "Tan-y-Llyn" (009)
Jamie Warne's "Sandy Shores" (009)
Joshua Campbell's "Slugworth & Co" (009)
David Taylor's "Bridport Town" (0-16.5)
Geoff Thorne's Wortom Court" (0-16.5)
Bill Corser's "Berger Hall" (Gn15)

009 Society AGM (009 Society members only - in separate hall)
Website: www.narrowgaugesouth.org.uk
Sat 18/04/2020
Sun 19/04/2020
HorshamCrawley Model Railway Society 2020 Exhibition
*********** EXHIBITION CANCELLED ***********

Crawley Model Railway Society:
Tanbridge House School,
Guildford Road,
Horsham,
West Sussex.
RH12 1SR

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

Layouts include:
Gellilydan (009) by Jack Gregory
Wisteria Collop (009) by Dave Simpson
St Johns (00n3) by Henry Timperley

Website: www.crawleymrs.org.uk/exhibition
Sat 25/04/2020
FarehamRotarail 2020**** EXHIBITION CANCELLED ****

Rotarail 2020:
The Rotary Club of Fareham:
Fareham College,
Bishopsfield Rd,
Fareham.
PO14 1NH

Opening Times: 10.30-17.00

Layouts include: Steve Fackrell's "Woody Lane"

Website: https://rotarail.webs.com
Sat 25/04/2020
Sun 26/04/2020
Sutton ColdfieldSutton Coldfield RS Model Railway Exhibition**** EXHIBITION CANCELLED ****

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

Layouts include:
"Avyn-A-Llyin" by Andy Bailey and "Kings Brandell" by Peter Hardy
Plus the 009 Society West Midlands publicity stand.

The exhibition features layouts, trade stands, preservation societies and audio visual presentations.
Light refreshments with sandwiches, excellent cakes etc available.
Ample free parking.

Website: www.scrs.club
Fri 01/05/2020
Sun 03/05/2020
Thornbury2020 Bristol Model Railway Exhibition
********** EXHIBITION CANCELLED **********

Bristol Model Railway Exhibition: The Association of Model Railway Clubs Wales & West of England:
Thornbury Leisure Centre,
Alveston Hill,
Thornbury,
Bristol.
BS35 3JB

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

Layouts include:
Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"
Hugh Norwood's "Angst-Lesspork "
Peter Cullen's "Bowlegget Manor and Farr End"
"1914-18 Winter in France"
"St Etienne en Caux"

Website: www.bristolmodrailex.uk
Sat 02/05/2020
Bushey, WatfordSouth West Herts MRS 40th Annual Model Railway Exhibition
*********** EXHIBITION CANCELLED **************

South West Herts Model Railway Society Exhibition:
Queens' School,
Aldenham Road,
Bushey,
Hertfordshire
WD23 2TY

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30

Admission.
Adults £7.00, Children £3.00,
Accompanied children under 15 - up to 2 free with each adult

Amenities:
Refreshments, Free parking, wheelchair access throughout

009 Layouts include:
"Ashurst Brickworks" by Peter Rednall
"Hobbs Row Halt" by Bob Vaughan

More information on www.southwesthertsmrs.org.uk
Sat 09/05/2020
RainfordMerseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting - May 2020Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
Rainford,
Merseyside.
WA11 8BY.

Starting at 1pm

The usual format - Layouts, Show you how stands and the Sales Tables.
Refreshments.
Free Parking.

Lots going on, all welcome to join us.
Sat 16/05/2020
Sun 17/05/2020
WiltonSalisbury & South Wilts Railway Society 2020 ExhibitionSalisbury & South Wilts Railway Society:
Michael Herbert Hall,
South Street,
Wilton,
Salisbury.
SP2 0JS

Opening Times: 10.30-16.30 both days

Layouts include:
Steve Fackrell's "Woody Lane"
John Thorne's "Purbeck"
Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: www.sswrs.org.uk
Sun 17/05/2020
Beds and Bucks Narrow Gauge ModellersGreat Gransden, Cambridgeshire**** EVENT CANCELLED ****

Beds and Bucks Narrow Gauge Modellers:
Will be holding a 'pop - up' running day comprising layouts and displays by our group members, at:

The Reading Room
Great Gransden,
Cambs,
SG19 3AA 

From 11.00 to 16.00
Admission £2.00, accompanied children under 16 free.
LIMITED REFRESHMENTS ONLY, COMPRISING TEA, COFFEE AND BISCUITS.

Further details from Brian Key: email
Website: https://009bedsandbucks.wordpress.com/
Sat 23/05/2020
Sun 24/05/2020
BalaBala Lake Railway 2020 Model Railway ShowBala Lake Railway 2020 Model Railway Show:
Ysgol Godre'r Berwyn,
(Bala School - on the A4412)
Ffrydan Road,
Bala,
Gwynedd.
LL23 7RU

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00 both days
Free Vintage bus service to the railway.
Wheelchair Friendly,  Free Parking,  Refreshments.
Entrance Fees: Adult: £5.00, Concessions: £5.00, Child £?:, Family (2+2): £10.00

Number of Layouts: 36+ including:
"Bala Town" (009) from Modelrail Magazine (Model of the New Bala Station)
"Ddrqic Gwarcl" (009)  Welsh Slate Mine from Colwyn MRC
"Puffin Colliery" (009)  Welsh Coal Line by John Stephens, Swindon MRC
"Gloddfa" (009) Welsh Slate Mine by Richard Wallace
"Tomen Llechi" (Tegid Slate Tip) 3 by 1 (009)
"Binlyd" (009) from Anthony Hoath
"CeiI Newydd" (16.5 NG) by Pat Browne
"Castle Works" (Gn18) from Andi Nethercoat
"Castle Caereinion" (009) from Martyn Harrison
"Bridges" (009) from Hugh Millward
"Arnold Lane Wharf" from John Wooden
"Llandyrau" (009) from Jo Vincent/Paul Towers
"Bridges" (009) from Hugh Millward
"Borth-y-Gest" (7.83mm NG) from Paul Homes
"Isle of Man Crosby/Peel Road" from David Roberts
Plus other layouts in various scales up to G scale.
Full trade support and demonstrations including:
009 Society Publicity & Membership Display
009 Society Heritage Model Collection

For more information and full list of exhibitors and trade visit: www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk
Sat 23/05/2020
Sun 24/05/2020
SheffieldNeepsend MRS**** EXHIBITION CANCELLED *****

Neepsend MRS:
Grenoside Community Centre,
Main Street,
Sheffield,
S35 8PR

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 16.30

Layouts include Paul Windle's "High Stamley"

website: https://neepsendmrs.weebly.com/annual-exhibition.html
Sun 31/05/2020
Narrow Gauge EastNarrow Gauge East********** SHOW CANCELLED ***********/

UPDATE 24.3.2020:

It is with regret that we have decided to cancel this year's Narrow Gauge East at Bressingham Steam Museum on Sunday 31st May 2020 following the latest government guidance.
Thu 04/06/2020
TarletonMerseyside & South Lancs Group-Group VisitThe Group's visit to the West Lancs Light Railway at Hesketh Bank, Nr Tarleton, Lancs.
Thursday evening, 4th June 2020 starting at 5.30pm

We will have the WW1 Joffre loco (built by Kerr Stuart) in steam working the passenger train.
Diesels working in the yard and driving instruction.
A tour around the works and sheds.
Refreshments available.

A full Evening of playing trains on a 2ft Narrow Gauge Railway.
Cab rides, drive an engine and enjoying an Evening out with a great bunch of guys/girls.
For further details contact Stan Williams via and I will forward on.
Sat 13/06/2020
Sun 14/06/2020
Shepton MalletMendip 2020**** EXHIBITION CANCELLED ****

Shepton & District Model Railway Society:
Mendip 2020:
Shepton Scout Hall,
Old Wells Road,
West Shepton,
Shepton Mallet.
BA4 5XN

Opening Times: Saturday 10.30-16.30, Sunday 10.00-16.00

Layouts include:
John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"

Website: https://sheptonmrs.wordpress.com
Sat 20/06/2020
Sun 21/06/2020
Porthmadog1870 Fairlie Eventful-Model Railway Show-Great and Small**** EVENT CANCELLED ****

*****'1870: Fairlie Eventful' - Rescheduled, bigger and better, to next year from 18th to 20th June 2021.*****

1870 Fairlie Eventful-Model Railway Show-Great and Small
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways,
Porthmadog,
Gwynedd,
LL49 9NF

Opening Times: tbc

As part of the gala being held to commemorate the 1870 Double Fairlie trials on the Ffestiniog Railway, we are holding a model railway exhibition in the carriage works at Boston Lodge Works. As well as the layouts listed below there will be a 71/4 inch gauge live steam railway in the new carriage shed adjacent to the main show. There will be at least one single Fairlie - Taliesin, and hopefully several other Fairlies (tbc). The works will also be open to the ticket holding public where the progress on brand new Double Fairlie, James Spooner will be on show.

Layouts confirmed to be attending:
"Beddgelert Junction" 009 
"Bryn Tegid" 009
"Devils Bridge" 009
"Llandecwyn" 009
"Llandyrau" 009
"North Winterton" 009
"Tan yr Allt" 009
"Tan y Bwlch" 009
"Abbey Light Railway" 014
"Dinas 1870" 014
"Y Cob Bach" 014
Dave Mees  16mm scale live steam
"Portmadoc"  16mm scale live steam

In addition to still unconfirmed layouts there will be trade and society support in attendance.
More details to follow so please watch out on social media.
Website: www.festrail.co.uk
Sat 27/06/2020
SteventonOxfordshire NG Modellers’ Open Day**** OPEN DAY CANCELLED ****

Oxfordshire NG Modellers’ Open Day:
Steventon Village Hall,
The Green,
Steventon,
Oxfordshire.
OX13 6RR

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00
Admission £5

Layouts include:
Richard Holder's "Woodbury Wharf"
John Thorne's "Crane River Mill"
Lots of layouts (more details to come), plenty of chat, delicious refreshments, and the 009 Society Sales stand.

Website: www.oxngm.org.uk
Sat 27/06/2020
RainfordMerseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting - June 2020Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
Rainford,
Merseyside.
WA11 8BY.

Starting at 1pm

The usual format - Layouts, Show you how stands and the Sales Tables.
Refreshments.
Free Parking.

Lots going on, all welcome to join us.
Sat 27/06/2020
Sun 28/06/2020
PerthPerth Model Railway Show 2020***** EXHIBITION CANCELLED *****

Perth Model Railway Show:
Scottish Model Engineering Trust - Perth Model Railway Group:
Dewars Centre,
Glover Street,
Perth.
PH2 0TH
The venue is next to Perth railway station. Park and Ride from Broxden coach interchange on the Saturday only.

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00 both days

Layouts include Dave Chapman's "Glen Dull"

Website: www.smet.org.uk
Sat 04/07/2020
Sun 05/07/2020
PenarthPenarth Model Railway Exhibition 2020Barry & Penarth Model Railway Club:
St Cyres Comprehensive School,
Sully Road,
Penarth,
Glamorgan
CF64 2XP

Opening Times: Saturday 10.00-16.30, Sunday 10.00-16.00

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

Exhibition details: www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/events/19624-BarryandPenarthModelRailwayClubExhibition
Sat 11/07/2020
MansfieldEast Midlands Narrow Gauge Group Members Day**** MEMBERS DAY CANCELLED ****

East Midlands Narrow Gauge Group Members Day:
Portland College,
Nottingham Road,
Mansfield.
NG18 4TJ

Opening Times: 10.00-16.00
009 Society Members £3.50 (Non Members £4.00)
Free Entry to Accompanied under 16 yr olds
Large Free Car Park in Grounds
Hot and cold Refreshments Available all Day

To Include 20 plus 009 Layouts

Traders to Include:
Todmorden Model Supplies
Model Power
A 1 Models
Chris Canner Books
Malc's Models
Presentations on Layout Design by Paul Lunn
Dovedale Models
The 009 Society Sales Stand
Enquiries:
Sat 25/07/2020
Sun 26/07/2020
LlandudnoColwyn Bay Model Railway ClubColwyn Bay Model Railway Club:
Craig-y-Don Community Centre,
Queens Road,
Llandudno,
Conwy.
LL30 1TE

Opening Times: unknown
Adult £5.00,  Adult & Child £6.00

Layouts include:
David Robert's "Isle of Man Crosby/Peel Road"
Sat 01/08/2020
PewseyWiltshire Group 3rd Skills DayThe Wiltshire Group of the 009 Society:
3rd Skills Day:
Bouverie Hall,
Pewsey,
Wiltshire.
SN9 5QE

Opening times: 10.00-15.00
Admission £2.00
The Society Second Hand stand will be in attendance
More details to follow
Sat 01/08/2020
RainfordMerseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting - August 2020Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
Rainford,
Merseyside.
WA11 8BY.

Starting at 1pm

The usual format - Layouts, Show you how stands and the Sales Tables.
Refreshments.
Free Parking.

Lots going on, all welcome to join us.
Sun 09/08/2020
Llwyncelyn, AberaeronWest Wales Model Railway ExhibitionWest Wales Model Railway Exhibition:
Aeron Valley Railway Society:
Llwyncelyn Memorial Hall,
Cardigan Road,
Llwyncelyn,
Aberaeron,
SA46 0HF

Opening Times: 10.00-16.30
Admission: Adults £4.00, Child £2.00

Layouts include:
David Roberts "Colwyn Valley Light Railway"
Sat 15/08/2020
Sun 16/08/2020
Harmans Cross, Swanage.Isle of Purbeck Model Railway ShowIsle of Purbeck Model Railway Show:
Harmans Cross Village Hall,
Haycraft's Lane,
Harmans Cross,
Swanage,
Dorset.
BH19 3EB

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

Layouts include:
John Thorne's "Purbeck"
Sat 29/08/2020
Sun 30/08/2020
Highbridge, SomersetSedgeRail 2020SedgeRail:
Burnham and District Model Railway Club:
King Alfred School,
Highbridge,
Somerset
TA9 3EE

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include:
Richard Holder's "The Clydach Railway"

Website: www.burnhamanddmrc.co.uk
Sat 12/09/2020
RainfordMerseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting - September 2020Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
Rainford,
Merseyside.
WA11 8BY.

Starting at 1pm

The usual format - Layouts, Show you how stands and the Sales Tables.
Refreshments.
Free Parking.

Lots going on, all welcome to join us.
Sat 03/10/2020
Sun 04/10/2020
FarehamFareham RailEx 2020Fareham RailEx 2020:
Fareham and District Model Railway Club:
Fareham Leisure Centre,
Park Lane,
Fareham.
PN17 7JU

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

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

Website: www.fareham-mrc.org.uk
Sat 17/10/2020
Sun 18/10/2020
CorshamTrainwest 2020Trainwest 2020
Springfield Community Campus,
Beechfield Road,
Corsham,
Wiltshire.
SN13 9DN

Opening times: 10.00-17.30 both days

Layouts include "Coleford" by John Wilkes, "High Stamley" by Paul Windle, "Somewhere in France" by Peter Capon

Website: www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/143885-trainwest-2020-18-19-april/
Sat 24/10/2020
Sun 25/10/2020
TauntonRail-Ex Taunton 2020Rail-Ex Taunton 2020:
Organised by Somerset Railway Modellers Club:
Taunton School,
Staplegrove Road,
Taunton,
Somerset.
TA2 6AD

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

Layouts include:
John Thorne's "Bottle Kiln Lane"

Website: www.railextaunton.uk
Sat 31/10/2020
RainfordMerseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting - October 2020Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
Rainford,
Merseyside.
WA11 8BY.

Starting at 1pm

The usual format - Layouts, Show you how stands and the Sales Tables.
Refreshments.
Free Parking.

Lots going on, all welcome to join us.
Sat 28/11/2020
RainhillRainhill Narrow GaugeRainhill Narrow Gauge:
The Teak Room,
Rainhill Village Hall,
Weaver Avenue,
Rainhill,
Merseyside.
L35 4LU

Opening Times: 10.00-17.00

Refreshments available all day.
Parking around the hall and local roads.

Narrow Gauge Layouts, Trade and Society Stands.

The Rainhill MRC will hold their own exhibition on the ground floor, one entry fee for both shows.
Free Vintage Bus will be running between the show and the Transport Museum in St Helens.
Sat 28/11/2020
Sun 29/11/2020
NEC, BirminghamWarley 2020WARLEY NATIONAL 2020
Hall 5,
NEC Birmingham

Opening Times: Saturday 09.45* -18.00), Sunday 09.45* -17.00
*Advance ticket holders 9.15am

Layouts include:
Richard Holder's "Woodbury Wharf"

Website: www.thewarleyshow.co.uk
Sat 05/12/2020
Sun 06/12/2020
AndoverAndover Model Railway Club Exhibition 2020Andover Model Railway Club:
East Street Infants School,
5-7 East Street,
Andover.
SP10 1EP

Opening Times: unknown

Layouts include:
John Thorne's "Purbeck"
Richard Holder's "Launceston Steam Railway"

Website: http://www.andovermodelrailwayclub.co.uk/
Sat 12/12/2020
RainfordMerseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting - December 2020Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting:
Corpus Christie Church Hall,
Alfred Street,
Rainford,
Merseyside.
WA11 8BY.

Starting at 1pm

The usual format - Layouts, Show you how stands and the Sales Tables.
Refreshments.
Free Parking.

Lots going on, all welcome to join us.