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Event: National Festival of Railway Modelling Peterboroug

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Added by Andy Y , 02 Oct 2017


Taking place 14 Oct 2017 through 15 Oct 2017 (Ranged Event)

Andy Y


Event Name: National Festival of Railway Modelling

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

Day 1: 14th October 2017
Opening times Day 1: 10.00 - 17.00
Day 2: 15th October 2017
Opening times Day 2: 10.00 - 16.00
Prices: Adult £10.00 (£9.00 in advance, or £8 for BRM subscribers in advance)Child (5-16yrs) £5.00Family £30.00


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Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Warners
Organiser: Warners


Layouts
Please see below the list of layouts that will be displayed at the National Festival of Railway Modelling 2017. (This list may be subject to change)

 

Layout Name
Gauge
Continental

 

Salz ÖBB HO
Torcy (SNCF) HO
Klinkerhofen O

 

TT

 

Billton Goods TT
Redford Junction TT
Tri-ang TT Gauge 60th Anniversary Display Layout TT

 

Garden Rail

 

Whiteleaf Light Railway G

 

O Gauge

 

82G (Bristol, Templecombe Road Shed) O
Kirkwood -West Riding O
Newchapel Junction O

 

N Gauge

 

Anything Goes N
Hartshill Bank N
Hawthorn Dene N
Neely N
North of England Line (NoEL) Scarworth Junction N

 

OO Gauge

 

Amberdale OO
Bishopsmead OO
Dovington Camp OO
Emsworth Hope Street OO
Hinton Parva OO
Knowl End OO
Oakley Green OO
Overlord OO
South Town OO
Wellbridge OO

 

Other Gauges

 

Butley Quay 009
Copenhagen Fields 2mm FS
Woodcroft EM
The Clydach Railway OO9
Peafore Yard OO-SF

 

General Information
ADMISSION
Adult £10.00 (£9.00 in advance, or £8 for BRM subscribers in advance)
Child (5-16yrs) £5.00
Family £30.00

BUS SERVICE
A FREE shuttle bus service will be running approximately every 30 minutes on Saturday and Sunday between Peterborough Railway station and the venue. First bus from the Railway station will be 8.30am and the last bus from the venue will be 5.15pm each day.

 

CASH POINT
Cash machines are available. The service is provided by the venue and may charge for withdrawals.

 

CATERING
The Cambridge Suite will be serving food and drink and there will also be a variety of food outlets situated within the Exhibition area.

 

CHILDRENS AREA
The show will stage a children's area, open to children aged 5-16 years. There will be a Colouring Activity, Word Search, & Name the Layout competition with Market Deeping Model Railway Club.

 

CHILDRENS STEP STOOLS
Children can get a better view of the layouts by hiring a child's stool step for a returnable deposit of just £3. Visit the Information Point in the main entrance to hire a step stool (subject to availability).

 

CLOAKROOM
Unfortunately there are no cloakroom facilities at this venue.

 

DISABLED ACCESS
There is full disabled access around the venue with the exhibition area all being situated on ground level.
DISABLED TICKET POLICY
If a visitor has a full-time carer or attendant, a free ticket is available for them. This concession is only available in advance, with supporting documentation to the Organisers. Please send to: Exhibitions Department, Warners Group Publciations, West Street, Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 9PH or email exhibit@warnersgroup.co.uk. All documants must be received at least 7 days prior to the show. The free ticket will then be issued at the day visitor entrance point when a full price ticket is purchased.

 

DOGS
No dogs are permitted apart from official guide/assistance dogs.

 

FIRST AID
If you require first aid, please contact one of the Organisers at the main entrance or security staff.
HOTELS
East of England Arena and Events Centre have negotiated a 10% discount on your room booking if you book directly with one of their recommended accommodation partners.
HOW TO FIND US
For extensive directions to the venue, please click here. For Sat Nav please use PE2 6HE

From September 2017, rail passengers can benefit from The East of England Arena's partnership with Virgin Trains to enjoy up to 30 per cent off their advance purchase of rail tickets to Peterborough.
Real-time traffic information for England’s motorways and major A roads is available from www.highways.gov.uk/traffic-information
INFORMATION POINT
For general information or assistance regarding the show, please make your way to the Information Point next to the main entrance.

OPENING TIMES
Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm
Sunday 10.00am-4.00pm
Doors open at 9.30am for pre-booked ticket holders

NO SMOKING
Peterborough Arena operates a No Smoking policy, this also includes e-cigarettes.

 

SHOWGUIDE
A showguide will be on sale on arrival at £1 per copy. It will contain a show plan, list of traders, exhibitors and information on layouts and demos. All pre-booked visitors will be given a free copy on arrival.
TESTIMONIALS
2016 Visitor comments included "Enjoyed the show very much indeed on Saturday - was there from 9.30 till 5, and even thought of returning the next day! That's how good it was! But unfortunately had other commitments. Great layouts, excellent trade, useful demonstrations - all in a fabulous spacious venue. What more do you want? I'm fortunate in being able to go to lots of exhibitions each year. This one has been my favourite so far. Even though I'm planning to attend two more I'm guessing Peterborough will be hard to beat! Thanks to all those involved"




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