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Calendar of Model Railway Exhibitions

 

 

National Exhibitions

 

January/ February/ March/ April 2023

Warners Exhibitions (Doncaster) - The Festival of British Railway Modelling
Date: Sat 11/ Sun 12 February
Venue: Doncaster Racecourse
Prices: Adult: 14. Child: £7

Warners Exhibitions (London) - The London Festival of Railway Modelling
Date: Sat 18/ Sun 19 March
Venue: Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, Greater London
Prices:  Adult: 14. Child: £8

The Bristol Model Railway Exhibition 
Date: Fri 28/ Sat 29/ Sun 30 April
Venue: Thornbury Leisure Centre, Alveston Hill, Thornbury, Bristol, BS35 3JB
Prices:  Adult £13 (£11 in advance). Child (5-16yrs) £7
 

 

Exhibitions organised by listed Model Railway Clubs for

 

January/ February/ March 2023

JANUARY 2023

 

Bognor Regis Model Railway Club – ‘Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 14/ Sun 15 January

(Venue: Felpham Community College, Bognor Regis)

 

Burnham and District Model Railway Club – ‘Weston-Super-Mare Model Railway Show’: Sun 15 January

(Venue: Winterstoke Academy School, Beaufighter Road, Weston-Super-Mare)

 

Erith Model Railway Society – ‘Longfield Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 28/ Sun 29 January

(Venue: The Longfield Academy, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH)

Open:  Sat 28: 10am to 5pm / Sun 29: 10am to 4pm

Kendal Model Railway Club – ‘Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 28/ Sun 29 January

(Venue: Leisure Centre, Burton Road, Kendal)

Open:  Sat 28: 10am to 5pm / Sun 29: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults: £6.50, Concessions: £5.50, Children (age 6-16): £3.00

Marlow, Maidenhead & District MRC – ‘Maidenhead Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 7 January

(Venue: Cox Green Community Centre, Cox Green)

 

Normanton & Pontefract MRS – ‘Pontefract Model Railway Exhibition’:  Sat 28/ Sun 29 January

(Venue: New College, Park Lane, Pontefract)

Open:  Sat 28: 10am to 5pm / Sun 29: 10am to 4pm

Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust – ‘48th Annual Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 7/ Sun 8 January

(Venue: Edington Village Hall, Edington, near Bridgwater)

 

Southampton Model Railway Society – ‘Southampton Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 28/ Sun 29 January

(Venue: Barton Peveril College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh)

Open:  Sat 28: 10am to 5pm / Sun 29: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults £8. Accompanied children, free

 

FEBRUARY 2023

 

Alton Model Railway Group – ‘Febex 2023’: Sat 4/ Sun 5 February

(Venue: Eggars School, London Road, Alton)

Open:  Sat 4: 10am to 5pm / Sun 5: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults £7. Accompanied children, free

Ashford Model Railway Club – ‘2023 Tenterden Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 18/ Sun 19 February

(Venue: Homewood School, Ashford Road, Tenterden)

Open:  Sat 18: 10am to 5pm / Sun 19: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults: £5, Seniors: £4.50, Children (age 6-16): £3.50

Blackpool & North Fylde Model Railway Club – ‘Club Rail Day’: Sat 11 February

(Venue: Cleveleys Community Centre, Kensington Road, Cleveleys)

Open: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults: £3.50, Seniors: £2.50, Juniors (age 5 to 15): £2.50

East Bedforshire Model Railway Society – ‘Annual Exhibition’: Sat 18 February

(Venue: Stratton School, Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade)

 

East Dorset Area N Gauge Group – ‘Bournemouth Model Railway’: Sat 11/ Sun 12 February

(Venue: The Hamworthy Club. Magna Road, Magna Road, Wimborne)

Open: From 10am

Admission: Adults £8  -  All accompanied Children, free

Ebor Group of Railway Modellers – ‘Annual Exhibition’: Sat 18/ Sun 19 February

(Venue: Heworth Church Hall, Melrosegate, Heworth)

 

Harrogate Model Railway Group – ‘February 2023 Exhibition’: Sat 18 February

(Venue: Constance Green Hall, St Aidans School, Harrogate)

Open: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults: £5, Children: £2

Ilkeston (Woodside) Model Railway Club – ‘20th Annual Model Railway Exhibition’: Sun 26 February

(Venue: Heanor Miners Welfare, Ilkeston Road, Heanor)

Open: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults: £5, Accompanied children, free

New Mills & District Railway Modellers – ‘46th Annual Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 25/ Sun 26 February

(Venue: Chapel En Le Frith Leisure Centre, Long Lane, Chapel En Le Frith)

Open:  Sat 25: 10am to 5pm / Sun 26: 10am to 4.30pm

Admission: Adults: £6, Accompanied children, free

Risborough & District Model Railway Club – ‘Risex 2023’: Sat 18 February

(Venue: Community Centre, Wades Park, Stratton Road, Princes Risborough)

Open: 10am to 5pm

Shirehampton Model Railway Club – ‘Annual Model Railway Show’: Sat 4 February

(Venue:  Public Hall, Shirehampton, Bristol)

Open: 10am to 5pm

Admission: Adults: £3. Family (4) £5

Tonbridge Model Railway Club – ‘Model Railway Exhibition’:  Sat 18 February

(Venue: The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge)

Open: 10am to 5pm

Admission: Adults: £7, Children: £1, Children under 10: Free

 

MARCH 2023

 

Abingdon & District Model Railway Club – ‘Abrail 2023’: Sat 4 March

(Venue: Abingdon and Witney College, Wootton Road, Abingdon)

Open: 10am to 4.30pm

Admission: Adult £10.00. Children (x2) free when accompanied by an adult

Basingstoke & North Hants MRS – ‘Basingstoke Model Rail 2023’: Sat 11/ Sun 12 March

(Venue: Aldworth Science College, Western Way, Basingstoke)

Open:  Sat 11: 10am to 5pm / Sun 12: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults: £8, Accompanied children under 16, free

Bury St Edmunds Model Railway Club - Model Railway Exhibition and Open Day: Sat 25th March 

(Venue: Guild Hall, Guild Hall Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1PR)

Open: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults: £5.00 - Accompanied children under 14: Free

Carlton Railway Society – ‘Model Rail Show’: Sat 25/ Sun 26 March

(Venue: Howden School, Derwent Road, Howden, near Goole)

Open: 10am to 4pm

Chesham Model Railway Club - 'Annual Exhibition': Sun 5 March

(Venue: White Hill Centre, White Hill, Chesham, Bucks HP5 1AG)

Open: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults: £6, Children: £3 

Macclesfield Model Railway Group – ‘Macclesfield Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 25/ Sun 26 March

(Venue: Tytherington School, Manchester Road, Macclesfield)

Open:  Sat 25: 10am to 5pm / Sun 26: 10am to 4.30pm

March & District Model Railway Club - Model Exhibition: 11 March

(Venue: Westwood Community School, Maple Grove, March, Cambs PE15 8JT) 

Open: 10am to 4.30pm

Admission: Adults: £6, Accompanied children under 16: Free

Nailsea & District Model Railway Club – ‘Nailsea Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 25/ Sun 26 March

(Venue: Nailsea School, Mizzymead Road, Nailsea)

Open:  Sat 25: 10am to 5pm / Sun 26: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults: £8, Child: £2 Family: £18

Preston and District Model Railway Society – ‘Preston Model Railway Exhibition’: Sat 4th / Sun 5th March

(Venue: Sports Hall, Preston's College, Fulwood, Preston)

Open:  Sat 4: 10am to 5pm / Sun 5: 10am to 4pm

Admission: Adults: £8, Children (under 15): Free

Rainhill Model Railway Club – ‘Model Rail 2023’: Sat 4/ Sun 5 March

(Venue: Rainhill Village Hall, Weaver Avenue, Rainhill)

 

Romsey & District Railway Modellers Society – ‘43rd Annual Exhibition’: Sat 4/ Sun 5 March

(Venue: Crosfield Hall, Broadwater Road, Romsey)

Open:  Sat 4: 10.30am to 5pm / Sun 5: 10am to 4.30pm

Stratford & District Model Rail Club - 2nd 'Model Railway Show': Sunday 5 March

(Venue: Stratford Bowls Club, Main Road, Tiddington, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7AA) 

Open: 10am to 4.30pm

Admission: Free (donations very welcome)

Swindon Model Railway Club - Modrail 2023: Sat 4 March

(Venue: STEAM Museum of the Great Western, Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon, SN2 2EY)

Open: 10am to 4.30pm

Admission: Adult £7.00, Children under 16 free when accompanied by an adult

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