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  1. Railex Poynton 5/6th Sept 2020. We have concluded not to have our 35 layout show at the leisure centre this year for obvious reasons. If the world is open for business on this weekend? For 2020 we will be staging a smaller show at the Bulls Head pub SK12 1AG on the same weekend including our core contributing groups and a few smaller quality local layouts and traders. Our main show will return in 2021. All exhibitors and traders are being contacted by phone as of yesterday and details of the smaller 2020 and our 2021 events will be published and noted on our websi
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    Two day model railway exhibition held in Cheshire..see website at railexpoynton.co.uk for updates and info.
  3. Many thanks to everyone who came in whatever capacity and for all your comments support and feedback. We we're up 21% on last year so very pleased and are looking forwards to the challenges of our next event. A new website is coming soon at railexpoynton.co.uk which will give the details of what we can do on 5th & 6th September 2020 with an extended and improved venue! Cheers on behalf of a long list of tired boys and girls.
  4. A huge thank you to everyone today. .. We're 1/3rd up on sat last year and have received some generous feedback. A relaxing evening is now being enjoyed by a bunch of guys and gals that are stars. Eat drink and be merry, youve done a great job. Story to be continued tomorrow morning.
  5. Well here we go again... another very late finish table making for some last minute bookings last night and stand pack printing since early today. Today we collect the stewards and kit from afar in advance of Friday! Exhibition managers worst nightmare this year as cancellations have forced me to enter my own layout Aston Magna, the new roundy-roundy variant of which is way too much work for a quick assembly last job Friday eve, so its returning for one last showing in the end to-end-style. So after polishing the bar and preparing in advance of Saturdays post show beve
  6. One late trade entry... Railway Memorabilia Shop. Please be advised that some roads in Woodford and Hazel Grove will be closed on Saturday around mid-morning til lunchtime, for the Tour of Britain cycle race passing through the area. During this period we advise if: coming from the north or west to approach Poynton via the A555 (airport east link road) then A523. If approaching from the south or east to use the A523 from Macclesfield. We anticipate this disruption to only be for a couple of hours! Cheers
  7. Just returned from Steam Swindon's model railway festival where a gang of us have been assisting set up, providing wiring and cloths, then demonstrating and layout assisting as needed over a long and beer fueled 4 days lol...a good sleep now before we begin the build up to next weekend's activities... Cheers and hopefully see some of you over the weekend?
  8. We've concluded this years content now, so our opening post has been amended accordingly. Many thanks to all those that have stepped in late in the day, besides everyone else who's committed themselves.. all that's needed now is to put it all together in an orderly manner lol! cheers mark
  9. Apologies for the delay this year in posting our show content, entirely due to the huge number of changes we've been faced with due to all manner of reason. At this time we accordingly still have room for a couple of not too large! layouts and a trader, especially a tools and modelling materials one! One layout needs to be a 'travel each day in your own vehicle' example and for the other from further afield (approx-over an hour each way) we still have one DOUBLE! hotel room available on the fri/sat eve's for a layout 'not requiring van hire or ferries etc' for either a
  10. a6 flyer - small size.pdf RAILEX POYNTON Poynton Leisure Centre Yew Tree Lane Poynton Cheshire SK12 1PU Saturday 14th September – 10am – 5pm Sunday 15th Septhember – 10am – 4.30pm Free parking Full disabled access Catering: 9.30am – 3.30pm daily Hot bacon baps, fresh sandwiches, confectionery, cakes, hot and cold drinks Ample public seating Adults £7.50 (each – prices held for second year) Uniform ID UK Forces & Service Personnel £6.00 (each) Adult accompanied under 16’s free (NB. Maximum 2 per adult)
  11. Last minute changes for 2018 Negarth Valley Railway 009 by Steve Moore is now attending. A 7mm Narrow gauge layout from Alsager MRA is attending Sunday only. The Star-wars models display is now both days. We have an additional road transport models display by Roger Bigg Sunday only! Two cancellations to report: N Gauge society SK Group Stand and Andy Masseys Mamod steam engines display. i make that 20 layouts and 53 other stands inc traders cheers all
  12. Apologies for the lateness of this post... this has been an incredible year for changes, cancellations, failures to reply etc Accordingly we've only just concluded the above contents for next weekend! Floor plan next... well see if it all fits shall we lol !! cheers mark
  13. The Model Show 2018 15th & 16th September Poynton Leisure Centre Yew Tree Lane Poynton Cheshire SK12 1PU Sat- 10am-5pm Sun-10am-4.30pm Adults £7.50 Uniform ID UK forces and Service personnel £6.00 U/16’s free (max 2 per adult) £4.00 after 4pm sat only (adults only u/16’s free) Full details and travel info at themodelshow.co.uk MODEL RAILWAY 1 Maristow - GWR O Gauge Pre –Grouping layout Bob Harper 2 Rushen Valley Railway - O Gauge layout Kendal Model Railway Club 3 Purgatory Peak – USA ON30 l
  14. Well its official..it didn't snow at the venue or for a considerable distance from it either on both days; but based on the last few years numbers: 188 persons stayed away regardless, we must presume because of the media hype over the weekend? Anyone know any news reporters that would like a swift kick in the bolxxx right now...i'm your man to do it! Fortunately we are made of sterner stuff at The Model Show, so we carry on regardless in 2018...but with a twist!..which was arranged long before this weekends fiasco. So see you again maybe?...on 15th 16th September 2018, at the usual
  15. Everyone's home or nearly so now! Tables and signs to move mon, then we can rest proper. Many thanks to those sensible folf who ignored the media and came to the show...you assured it's continuation.
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