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    • 11 December 2021 Until 12 December 2021
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      Updated 23 September 2021
       
      With very great regret, the decision has been taken to cancel this year’s exhibition.  This decision was not taken lightly and all possible avenues were explored (including postponing the exhibition by four months) to offer a safe environment for our visitors, exhibitors, traders and members, whilst still ensuring that the considerable expense of staging the show was covered. 
      As the only model railway society to stage an exhibition in the centre of a major UK city, we are very dependent on public transport, with over 70% of our visitors arriving by train, tram and bus.  At present, public confidence in using these modes of transport is greatly reduced. This, together with the continuing uncertainty about how covid infection rates will change during the autumn means that the Society cannot guarantee that their visitor income will be enough to cover the large cost of staging the exhibition.
      However, despite this disappointment, plans are already in place for our next four exhibitions, leading to our centenary exhibition in 2025.
      The 83rd public exhibition of the Manchester Model Railway Society will now take place over the weekend of December 10th/11th 2022 at our new, spacious venue in central Manchester – the Sugden Centre, M1 7HL.
       
      To receive further information about THE Christmas Model Railway Show – Manchester 2022!   please sign up to our mailing list, by visiting: http://www.mmrs.co.uk/exhibition/
    • 11 December 2021 10:00 Until 15:00
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      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.
    • 12 December 2021
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      The Bexleyheath Model Railway Show which ran in Dec and those who attended know had a great footfall has had to be moved 2 miles up the road and we have renamed it Woolwich Model Railway Show. Reason for move was the massive free parking for exhibitors and visitors now cost £14 per day per car. However we have found an amazing historical building used as a radar post in WW2 which has a licenced bar and full wheelchair access over a number of rooms, so that internal footfall can be done with ease.
       
      Times 10am to 4pm
       
      We are outside the new ULEZ congestion zone and have great transport links.
       
      PREPAID TICKET DISCOUNT available until midnight on the day before show Adults £4 Child £3 Family £12 (Prepaid ticket holders get access 15 mins before show start from 9.45am) This can be bought from www.modelrailwaysigns.com 

      20 layouts, 18 traders, Licenced bar and cafe.  (note: there is a WW2 interactive exhibition on the first floor plus a small part of our exhibition however this is not wheelchair accessible so wheelchair users only pay £2 entry on the day )
      Tickets on door Adults £5, child aged 3 to 16 £4 Family ticket (Max 2 adults, 2 children or 1 adult 3 children) £15
      PREPAID TICKET DISCOUNT available until midnight on the day before show Adults £4 Child £3 Family £12 (Prepaid ticket holders get access 15 mins before show start from 9.45am)
      Pre booked tickets will be on sale from 1st Dec 2021
      Please note: We are outside the new ULEZ congestion zone so no problems arriving in pre 2005 cars
      Parking is street around the roads close to the venue. Please if poss arrive by public transport. On site parking reserved for exhibitors only
      If coming via Tube NORTH GREENWICH TUBE then bus 486 to top of Shooters Hill (Eaglesfield Road) then 5 mins walk
      If coming via BR WELLING STATION then bus 486 or 89 to top of Shooters Hill (Eaglesfield Road) then 5 mins walk
      If coming via DLR Woolwich Arsenal DLR then bus 244 to Eaglesfield Road and then 5 mins walk
    • 08 January 2022 09:30 Until 16:00
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      Marlow, Maidenhead & District Model Railway Club's main annual exhibition.
      Saturday 8 Jan 2022, 09:30-16:00
      Cox Green Community Centre, 51 Highfield Lane, Maidenhead, SL6 3AX
       
      More details will be added as they are confirmed. 
       
      www.mmdmrc.org.uk

    • 29 January 2022 10:00 Until 30 January 2022 16:30
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      Organised by the Southampton Model Railway Society
       
      EASTLEIGH, Hampshire
      Venue: Barton Peveril College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5ZA (Satnav use SO50 5BX)
       
      Opening Times:
      Saturday 29th January 2022, 10.00am to 5.00pm
      Sunday 30th January 2022, 10.00am to 4.30pm
       
      Admission:  Adults £8.00, Children (5-15) £1.00, Family (2+2) £17.00
      Disabled access to all areas.  
       
      Over 20 layouts in the popular scales/gauges; traders covering most aspects of the hobby; specialist society stands and demonstrations.
       
      Hot and cold refreshments available.
       
      Barton Peveril College is about 1½ miles from M3 Junction 13 or M27 Junction 5 and will be AA-signed from shortly after both junctions.  Free parking.
       
      A free heritage bus service, provided by the Southampton & District Transport Heritage Trust, will serve both Eastleigh and Southampton Airport Parkway stations; approx. half-hourly from about 9.30am. For a map or further details of buses please visit our website.
       
      Contact: David Barker 01489 799809 most evenings.
      website : www.southamptonmodelrailwaysociety.wordpress.com
       
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