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----- The National Festival of Railway Modelling
By BRMExhibitions


Event Name: The National Festival of Railway Modelling

Address: East of England Arena & Events Centre, Oundle Road, Alwalton, Peterborough, PE2 6XE

Day 1: 8th December 2018
Opening times Day 1: 10.00am - 5.00pm (pre-booked ticket holders 9:30am)
Day 2: 9th December 2018
Opening times Day 2: 10.00am – 4.30pm (pre-booked ticket holders 9:30am)
Prices: ADVANCE TICKET PRICES Adult BRM Subscriber - £8.00 Adult - £9.00Child - £5.00Family (2 adults, 3 children) £30Advance tickets are off sale 12 noon on 7th December 2018 Group bookings discount - 10 tickets and over – price is £8 each ticket.TICKET PRICES ON THE DOOR Adult - £10.00

Website: www.model-railway-shows.co.uk

Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Warners Shows
Organiser: Warners Exhibitions

The National Festival of Railway Modelling returns to Peterborough on 8th to 9th March 2018 for its 11th year.


We are excited that The National Festival of Railway Modelling will return for its 11th show over the weekend of 8th & 9th December 2018! This event continues to be a must for all railway modellers and a great day out for all the family. Come and meet the BRM team and discuss your projects with them.


Thousands of visitors will make their way to the East of England Arena & Events Centre in Peterborough to see 30 hand-picked layouts from a variety of major scales and gauges from UK and abroad plus over 100 quality traders, clubs & societies and 'How to' demonstrations on many aspects of the hobby.


A FREE shuttle bus service will run approximately every 30 minutes on Saturday and Sunday between Peterborough Railway station and the venue. The first bus from the Railway station will be 8.30am and the last bus from the venue will be 5.15pm each day. If you're driving, the venue offers FREE parking, for Sat Nav please use PE2 6HE.


Advance ticket booking is open – BOOK NOW to SAVE on admission, have 30 minutes early entry into the show, receive a free show guide on arrival and have a chance of winning a FREE subscription to either BRM, Garden Rail, Narrow Gauge World, Traction or Engineering in Miniature.


Visit the website for information on layouts and exhibitors and to book www.model-railway-shows.co.uk


The show is kindly supported by Market Deeping Model Railway Club and Nene Valley Railway

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----- Gresley and Wychnor MRG Mince Pie Event
By PeterBB


Event Name: G&WMRG Mince Pie Weekend

Address: 5a Park Road, Church Gresley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9QE

Day 1: 8th December 2018
Opening times Day 1: 1000-1630
Day 2: 9th December 2018
Opening times Day 2: 1000-1600
Prices: Adult £3, Children £1, Family £6.50, Under 5s Free


Disability access: No
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Gresley and Wychnor Model Railway Group
Organiser: Peter Bayley-Bligh

Club layouts, including progression on N-gauge Gresleyvale - guest layouts Buxworth LMS 'O' gauge layout and Ryburgh 'OO' gauge.


Only one day has registered in the event calendar but it is two days as above - also 9th December 2018 Peter BB

----- The EMGS AGM, Members Day & Modelling Workshop
By Leander


Event Name: EMGS AGM, Members Day & Modelling Workshop

Address: Tynedale Farmers Function Suite, Tyne Green, Hexham, Northumberland. NE46 3SG

Day 1: 8th December 2018
Opening times Day 1: 10.30am - 4.30pm
Prices: Admission 5.00EMGS members Free

Website: http://www.emgs.org/...s/?event_id1=94

Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: The EM Gauge Society Limited
Organiser: Roger SawyerEMGS Secretary02086530102secretary@emgs.org

Saturday 8th December 2018 at Tynedale Farmer Function Suite, Tyne Green, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3SG
Ample Free parking and excellent facilities for the less abled and just a short walk from the railway station and the historic Hexham town centre
The AGM (for EMGS members only) will commence at 2pm sharp.
The Annual Competition will be held during the day, with the results announced once the AGM has been completed.

4mm Modellers Workshop
Admission £5.00, EM Society Members FREE
As part of the Members day and AGM this year we are indebted to the North East and Borders Area Group of the EM Gauge Society for arranging the venue, layouts and the Modellers Workshop.

Kielder Forest - ‘EM’ NE & Borders Area Group layout (19 x 2’6”) circa 1956 the last days of the Border Counties line
Middle Peak – ‘EM’ Owned by members of NE & Borders Area Group (5’ x 18”) 60th Anniversary competition layout featuring a working limestone loading hopper
Un-named layout - ‘EM’ NE & Borders member- by Peter Shields and under construction
Callaton - 2mm FS NE & Borders member – by Mick Simpson. Situated north of Newcastle in the 1970’s cameo layout showing methods of construction
Castle Caereinion – 009 NE & Borders Member (6’ x 1’) by Martyn Harrison, the station as it was in the early days of preservation

Beginners Guide to EM - Graham Hudson
DCC - Nigel Cliffe (all you ever wanted to know and more!)
Trackwork - Chris King
Trees - Jean King
Scenery - Martyn Harrison with the layout ‘Castle Caereinion’ as a prop
Wagons - Duncan Wilcox - Wizardry in plasticard
Loco Construction - Peter Stanger demonstrating with his range of 52F Models
Soldering Roger Sawyer Learn how to solder and have a go
Buildings Ian Hunter
Spittal The design and construction of a layout in ‘EM’ Ian Lister

Eileens Emporium
Lanarkshire Models & Supplies
Stoneybridge Structures
EMGS Trade Stand

Photographic Presentation
David Dunne with the ‘Armstrong Collection’

The Tynedale Auction Mart restaurant will be open for meals, bacon/sausage rolls teas coffee etc.

December 2018