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    21 November 2020      22 November 2020

    The Committee has met, cogitated, and discussed our forthcoming show in November. Whilst we could manage,just, to put the show on, with a large proportion of our visitors being of a certain age and worried about visiting, we could suffer a large drop in numbers attending. Without numbers, the show would in all probability present us with a loss. I know all of you will be disappointed and some of you not surprised at its cancellation. 
    It was with a heavy heart that we decided that St Patcham 2020 will not take place. The decision has been taken now so that visiting layouts and traders can be advised well in advance, and we do not have to payout insurance and hall fees. 
    Next year's show, being in the year of the Club's 50th anniversary, will be an excellent opportunity to show ourselves to the outside world and rejoice the great hobby of railway modelling.
    With no show, we are considering the idea of holding a mini show on Club premises on the Sunday of that weekend 22nd hopefully using the station waiting room at London Road, showing our two exhibition layouts. Of course, we will be abiding by whatever anti-covid guidelines are current at the time, and with Southern's agreement! We are aiming to still having our annual sales day this year on Saturday 22nd August, again working within current anti-covid guidelines.
    Our 2020 Exhibition will be held on Sat 21st and Sun 22nd November our 42nd annual show.
    Open 1000 to 1700 on Saturday and 1000 to 1600 Sunday
    Patcham Community Centre Ladies Mile Road Patcham BN1 8TA
    DETAILS ON OUR NEW WEBSITE..... a work in progress..
    Bottom Works Siding, Chris Mathews, OO, 1970s BR exchange sidings, South Yorkshire / Woodhead route
    Fence House, Ian Forsyth / Newhaven MRC, OO, NCB / BR
    Lyndale and Lynwood, Phil Gardner, OO9, Freelance
    Dufftown and Craig, Brighton MRC, OO9, Whisky Distillery
    Chalk Pit, Andy Jones, TBA
    Castlederg, Andy Cundick, OOn3, County Tyrone 1920s
    Woody Bay, Dave Halstead / Newhaven MRC, OO9, Exmoor
    Traders and Societies
    Trade Morris Models Our local model shop
    Trade Brighton MRC Club sales stand and information
    Trade Roger James DVD’s and Books
    Trade Gary Steele International Model products Scales N to O new and secondhand, Vintage Tri-ang Railways, scenery, figures, diecasts, books and DVDs 
    Trade Peter and Eleanor Fox Toys and Model collectibles for all ages
    Society RCTS Railway Correspondence and Travel society
    Society SEG / NSERS Southern Electric Group and the Network Southeast Railway Society
    Society BHSMLE Brighton and Hove Society of Miniature Locomotive Engineers
    Our world renowned refreshments will be available all weekend.
    Free parking on site and in the surrounding streets.
    Close to bus routes 5A, 5B and 52.
    Nearest stations Preston Park or London Rd.
    Lift access between floors.

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    21 November 2020 10:00      22 November 2020 00:00

    Initial notification of our 2020 exhibition.

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    • 02 October 2021 Until 03 October 2021
      Sadly we have had to cancel the 2021 Fareham RailEx - but not for the obvious reasons...
      There is building work going on at Fareham Leisure Centre to provide a new entrance into the centre which effectively writes off sensible access to the lower level where the bulk of the exhibition takes place.
      We are expecting to be back in 2022 subject to the venue operators being willing to have us back in their glitzy new building and announcements will be made in the usual places once the dust settles.  In the meantime we may organise a series of "pop-up" events around Fareham town centre and the outlying shopping areas and community halls.  Details will be posted here and on UKMODELSHOPS as we arrange them.
    • 02 October 2021 09:00 Until 14:00
      Yiewsley Baptist Church Hall (side entrance), 74 Colham Avenue, Yiewsley, Hillingdon, London UB7 8HF. 
      Entrance £5.  Open 10.00 – 15.00hrs.
      Bring your O, OO or N gauge locos and trains to run on our clubs’ three separate test tracks. 
      DC and DCC available, but sorry no “live steam”.
      Please note that this is NOT an exhibition, but a good opportunity to meet fellow friendly modellers, chat, and test out your models.
      Expert help is on hand from knowledgeable club members if you have any problems with your models. Refreshments will be available all day.
      This event will be subject to any further government Covid restrictions which may, or may not, be imposed.
      Nearest station: West Drayton (12 minutes’ walk).  Local bus services 222, 350, U1, U3 & U5. Website http://www.hillingdonrailwaymodellers.co.uk   or phone Peter on 020 8368 4090.
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      A long established model show presented by the Elizabethan Railway Society.
      We are hoping for 10 layouts plus trade support.
      Refreshments and free parking.
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      Our next Open Work Day will be held at the Milland Memorial Village Hall on Sunday 10th October - between 10:00 and 16:00.

      These events are held to provide members the chance to carry out more involved work on the layouts, that our Friday evenings do not allow us to do in the time available. Visitors are free to pay us a visit to see what projects are underway. Tea and coffee is always available!
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      Organised by the Uckfield Model Railway Club.

      Civic Approach
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      TN22 1AE

      Saturday 16th October 2021
      Sunday 17th October 2021

      Open 10am till 5pm both days.

      The 2021 Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition will once again be featuring a selection of some of the best quality layouts around. There will be full trade support as well as Demonstration and Society stands. Licensed Restaurant within the Civic Centre will be open throughout the weekend. There will be bacon/sausage baps for early arrivals to purchase - from 9am.

      Public access to the Civic Centre is via either the free High Street car park (Civic Approach), or the Tesco Superstore. The venue is also only three minutes walk away from both the railway and bus stations.

      Additional car parking at the station car park - £3 per day at weekend.

      More information at http://www.uckfieldmrc.co.uk/exhibition.html
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