Diary Dates

RM MODELLING LISTINGS November 2018     Compiled by Jon Longman

At RMM we make every attempt to include all diary date listings but due to the increasing popularity and limited space we can no longer guarantee to include all events. Paid-for listings will always be included. Please contact: lyoung@mortons.co.uk

MUSEUMS

Brighton Toy
and Model Museum  

52-55 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, West Sussex BN1 4EB. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm (Saturday, 11am-5pm). See www.brightontoymuseum.co.uk website for admission prices.

World of Model Railways

Meadow Street, Mevagissey, St Austell, Cornwall. www.model-railway.co.uk . Open Saturday-Sunday,
12pm-4pm. Adult
£4.50, concessions
£4, child (5-17) £3.50, family £14. Disabled access.

Famous Trains
Model Railway

Markeaton Park, Derby. Nearest postcode DE22 3BG. Open Saturday-Monday, 11am-4pm.
Model shop inside, expert modelling advice from members. www.famoustrains.org.uk/

Pendon Museum of Miniature Landscape and Transport Long Wittenham, Abingdon, OX14 4QD. Open most weekends and bank holidays. Models show life and railways of the 1930s. Guides, audio guides and tea shop. www.pendonmuseum.com.

CLUBS

Amersham & Chorleywood Model Railway Society

New members welcome. Clubroom in Chorleywood with layouts in O, OO and OO N9 scales. Meetings on Mondays, 2pm-4pm and Wednesdays 7.30pm-10pm. Contact Roger on 01494 726449 for more details.

Cardiff Model Engineering Society

King George V Drive East, Cardiff CF14 4AW. New members welcome. 3 ½, 5 and 7 ¼ in-gauge outside track, 32 and 45mm garden railway and, 15 in, 1/3-scale tramway. Workshop available with metalworking machinery and library. Non-members welcome at meeting times, but arrange visits in advance. OO night Monday, 7-9pm; Workshop Tuesday, 7-9pm; Garden Railway Night Wednesday, 7-9pm; general meetings Thursday, 7-9pm; club open for general maintenance work Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday mornings. Rob Matthews (0292025 5000, secretary@cardiffmes.com or www.cardiffmes.com

All Gauges Model
Railway Group

First meeting of Launceston All Gauges Model Railway Group (Z, N, OO, O) on Friday October 26, 7-9.45pm) at Dingley Hall, adjacent to Central Methodist Church, Launceston PL15 8BA. If following established, another meeting Friday November 23, then fourth Friday of month.

EXHIBITIONS

NOVEMBER 3

SRP Toyfair

The Hawth Theatre, Hawth Avenue, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 6YZ. 10am-2pm. Adults £2, children free. srptoyfairs1.co.uk

Romford MRS 46th Railway Exhibition

Marshalls Park School, Pettits Lane, Romford, Essex, RM1 4EH 10am-5pm. Adults £5, children £4, family (2+2) £14. Contact Alan Kay
(07946 615381).
Rodington Model
Railway Exhibition

The Village Hall, Rodington, Shrewsbury SY1 4QS. 10.30am-4pm. Adults £4, children £1.

Train Collectors’ Society Autumn Meeting

Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Narborough Road, Leicester, LE3 2RD. 10am-4pm. General admission £3, accompanied children free. Contact Paul Draycott (0116 2334843) or www.traincollectors.co.uk/

NOVEMBER 3-4

Elgin Modelfair

Organised by Elgin Model Railway Club. Elgin Town Hall, Elgin, Moray, Scotland. 10am-5pm Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday. Adults £5, two-day tickets £7.50, concessions £4, children £3, family (2+2) £12,
under-fives free.

West Sussex ‘N’ Gauge MRC
Annual Show 3rd/4th November, 2018, (two day event)
10.00 am – 5.00 pm (4pm Sunday)
Admission: Adults £6.00 Children £2.50, Family £14.00 (2+2)
20 + Layouts (all gauges)  on show 20 + Traders. Our largest show to date. Parking, refreshments and disabled access.
The Angmering School, Greenwood Drive, Station Road, Angmering, West Sussex BN16 4HH
01403 266689, Email n.appleton888@btinternet.com

Crewe Exhibition by Alsager Railway Association

Legends Conference Centre, Bentley Motors Ltd, Sunnybank Road, Crewe CW2 8WD. Saturday 10am-4.30pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. Adults £6.50, children £2.50, family (2+2), £15. www.alsagerrailwayassociation.co.uk

NOVEMBER 4

SRP Toyfair

The Kings Hall, The Beacon Hill, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 6BA. 10am-2pm. Adults £2, children free. www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk

NOVEMBER 10-11

Tolworth Showtrain 2018 Tolworth Recreation Centre, Fullers Way North Tolworth Surrey KT6 7LQ. 10am-5.30pm Saturday, 10am-4.30pm Sunday. Adults £7, children £3, family (2+2) £15. On the Sunday, one child admitted free with each paying adult. Contact 020 8949 3413 or exhibitionmanager@hamptoncourtmrs.com .

Wincanton Model
Railway Exhibition

King Arthur’s School, West Hill, Wincanton, Somerset BA9 9BX. Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. Adults £5, concessions £4, children £2.

Tolworth Showtrain

Tolworth Recreation
Centre, Fullers Way, North Tolworth, Surrey KT6 7LQ. www.tolworthshowtrain.co.uk Saturday 10am-5.30pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. Adults £6, concessions £4, children £3, family £15.

Tyneside 2018 Model Railway Exhibition

Heaton Manor School, Newton Road, Heaton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE7 7HN. www.newcastlemodelrailway.org.uk . Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. Adults £5, children £2, family £12.

Barnsley MRC Exhibition

Hoyland Leisure Centre, West Street, Barnsley S74 9EH. Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. Adults £5, accompanied children under 16 free, otherwise £4, concessions £4. Wheelchair access. Return bus journey to Elsecar Heritage Railway included in prices.

NOVEMBER 11

SRP Toyfair

Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9BZ. 10am-2pm. Adults £2, children free. www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk.

NOVEMBER 14

Hertford Toy & Train Fair

Richard Hale School, Hale Road, Hertford, Herts SG13 8EN. 7pm-9pm. Adults £1. Contact Joe Lock (07866 641215).

NOVEMBER 16-18

57th Wakefield RMS Railway Show Thornes Park Athletic Stadium, Horbury Road, Wakefield WF2 8iTY, www.wakefieldrms.org . Friday 5.30-9pm, Saturday 10am-5.30pm, Sunday 10am-4.30pm. Adults £7, children (12-16) £2, accompanied children free.

NOVEMBER 16-17

G Scale Society, 3CAG First Toy and Model Railway Show

Hinckley Methodist Church and Halls, Albert Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 1PL. 4pm-8pm Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday. Adults £3, accompanied children under 10 free, otherwise £1.50. Contact John Davidson (07958 16570).

NOVEMBER 17

SRP Toyfair

St Barnabas Church, Sea Road, Cantelupe, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 1JG. 10am-2pm. Adults £2, children free. www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

Wensum Valley Hotel Model Show

Beech Avenue, Taversham, Norwich, NR8 6HP. 10am-4pm. Adults £5, children £2, family (2+2) £12. Contact Alan (01603 714837), Brian (01263 734115) or visit www.32AMRC.co.uk.

NOVEMBER 17-18

Retford Model Railway Exhibition

Retford Town Hall, Market Square, Retford, Notts, DN22 6QD. 10am-4pm. Adults £4, children £2, family £10. Contact 07768 347456 or visit www.bnnrs.net.

Isle of Thanet Railway Society Exhibition

St George’s school, Westwood Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2LH. 10am-5pm Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday. Adults (16-59) £4.50, seniors (60-plus) £4, children (3-13) free if accompanied by adult. Contact Steve Costin (07926 821728 or steve.costin@btinternet.com) or visit www.iotrs.net.

Shoeburyness MRC Exhibition 

Garons Tennis & Leisure Centre, Eastern Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex  SS2 4FA. 10am-5pm. Adults £6, children and seniors £4, family (2+2) £15  under three Free. Contact 01702 294926 or Shoeburyness Model Railway Club.

Brighton MRC 40th Annual Exhibition

Patcham Community Centre, Ladies Mile Road, Brighton BN1 8TA . www.brightonmrc.com . 10am-5pm Saturday, 10am-4.30pm Sunday. Adults £4, seniors £3.50, children £2.50, family £11.

NOVEMBER 18

Charity Model Makers Show In Aid of Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

Sleaford & District Model Railway Club, Ruskington Village Hall, Parkfield Road, Ruskington, Sleaford, NG34 9HT. 10am-4pm. Adults £3, children £1.50, family £6, under-fives free. Contact sleafordmrc@outlook.com or visit https://sites.google.com/site/sleafordmrc/home .

West Sussex G Scale Model Railway Show

Coopers Way, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9DB. 10.30am- 4pm. Admission free but donations appreciated.

Thelwall & Grappenhall MRC Exhibition

Grappenhall Community Centre, Bellhouse Lane, Warrington WA4 2SG. 12noon-4pm. Adults £1, children 50p.

Sleaford & District MRC Hobbies for All Exhibition

Ruskington Village Hall, Parkfield Road NG34 9HS. Adults £3, children £1.50, family £6, under 5 free. Proceeds to Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance.

NOVEMBER 24

SRP Toyfair

Henfield Hall, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9DB. 10am-5pm. Adults £2, children free. www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk .

NOVEMBER 24-25

Warley National Model Railway Exhibition

Hall 5, NEC Birmingham. For full details and advance tickets, go to www.thewarleyshow.co.uk .2

Pontypridd Museum Model Railway Exhibition

Amgueddfa Pontypridd Museum, Bridge Streetr/Stryd-y-Bont, Pontypridd CF37 4PE. 10am-4.30pm. Adults £2, children and other concessions £1.

NOVEMBER 25

Rainhill MRC Christmas Model Railway Show

Rainhill Village Hall, Weaver Avenue, Rainhill, Merseyside L35 4LU, www.rainhillmrc.org.uk . 10am-5pm. Adults £3.50, children £4 (includes visit and gift from Santa).

NOVEMBER 27

SRP Toyfair

Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1SF. 10am-2pm. Adults £2, children free.

www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk .

DECEMBER 2

SRP Toyfair

Langham Community Centre, School Road, Colchester CO4 5PA. 10am-2pm. Adults £2, children free. www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk .

Gainsborough MRS Exhibition

Florence Terrace, Gainsborough, Lincs DN21 1BE, 1.30-6pm. Adults £4, concessions and children £3, family £10. www.gainsboroughmodelrailway.co.uk .

DECEMBER 8-9

Burnham & District MRC Sedgemoor Rail Pre-Christmas Show

King Alfred School, Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset TA9 3EE. 11am-4.30pm Saturday, 10am 4pm Sunday. Adults £4, children under 13 free.

DECEMBER 9

SRP Toyfair

Northfleet Girls school, Hall Road, Northfleet, kent DA11 8AQ

Opening Times: 10am to 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

DECEMBER 12

South Croydon Toy & Train Fair

St John’s Community Hall, Upper Selsdon Road, Selsdon, South Croydon CR2 8DD.

Opening Times: 6pm-8pm.

Price: Adult £1.

Contact: Joe Lock 07866 641215.

DECEMBER 13

Theydon Bois Toy & Train Fair

Village Hall, Coppice Row (B172), Theydon Bois, Epping, Essex CM16 7ER, 7-9pm. Adults £1.

Theydon Bois Toy & Train Fair

Village Hall, Coppice Row (B172), Theydon Bois, Epping, Essex CM16 7ER.

Opening Times: 7pm-9pm.

Price: Adult £1.

Contact: Joe Lock 07866 641215.

DECEMBER 15

SRP Toyfair

Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Kent CT18 7FP

Opening Times: 10am to 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

DECEMBER 16

SRP Toyfair

Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 8PR

Opening Times: 10am to 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

DECEMBER 27

SRP Toyfair

Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, BN14 9HS

Opening Times: 10am to 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

DECEMBER 29

SRP Toyfair

St Barnabas Church, Sea Road/Cantelupe, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 1JG

Opening Times: 10am to 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk

DECEMBER 30

SRP Toyfair

Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9BZ

Opening Times: 10am to 2pm

Prices: Adults £2, Child: Free

Website: www.srptpyfairs1.co.uk