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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 04/04/2020Sun 05/04/2020
The 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
Bala 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
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.
Merseyside & South Lancs Group-Group Visit
The 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 13/06/2020Sun 14/06/2020
**** EXHIBITION CANCELLED ****
Shepton & District Model Railway Society: Mendip 2020: Shepton Scout Hall, Old Wells Road, West Shepton, Shepton Mallet. BA4 5XN
1870 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
Oxfordshire 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.
Merseyside & South West Lancs Group Meeting - June 2020
Merseyside & 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 27/06/2020Sun 28/06/2020
Perth 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.