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Events happening today
21 May 2022 09:00 Until 15:00
0Name: Pratts Bottom Model Railway Exhibition
Date: 21st & 22nd May 2022
Time: 10am to 4pm each day
Venue: Pratts Bottom Village Hall, Norsted Lane, Rushmore Hill, Pratts Bottom, Orpington, Kent, BR6 7PQ
Entry Price: Adults £5, Children (under 16) £1
10+ layouts on display
Large club second hand sales shop.
Free parking on site
21 May 2022 09:30 Until 15:30
0The Ely & District Model Railway Club is pleased to confirm that our annual exhibition returns after a gap of two years because of the pandemic. The date is confirmed as Saturday 21 May 2022 and will take place at the usual venue, the Ely College, Downham Road, Ely, CB6 3DY. This year’s exhibition is dedicated to our former exhibition manager, Malcolm Hine, who sadly passed away last November. He had organised 16 previous exhibitions.
The exhibition opens from 10.30 to 16.30, admission is £6 for adults, £3 for children (5-16), under fives free, with a family ticket at £15. We hope to be able to accept card payments More details can be found on the club’s Facebook page and our website https://elymrc.org.uk.
Layouts attending include Bishops Lane Brewery (7mm/O), Nonsuch (7mm narrow gauge), Burnham (4mm/OO), Templefield (4mm/OO), War & Peace Rolvenden (4mm/OO), Shortwaite Hill (4mm/OO9), Royston Wharf (4mm/OO9), Orford (7mm/O), Questa (7mm/On30), Bay City Terminal Railroad (HO), Longstone (1:24/Gn15), Scarborough North Bay Railway (4mm/OO9). Royston & District Model Engineering will be in attendance with live steam. Demonstrations include wagon building, Tony Wright's Loco Clinic and Gauge 1 wagons. Traders include Bob Pearman Books, H&A Models, Layouts 4 U, Great Eastern Models, Coastal DCC, Railway Memories, Great Eastern Transport Films, Railway Memorabilia and Just in Case (model storage).
22 May 2022 09:00 Until 15:00
0The Thamesiders Model Railroad Group is hosting the National Model Railroad Association's May Meet at Feering, Essex. Thamesiders will have their HO and N scale modules set up for running and demonstrations, and we have several traders lined up including the NMRA British Region Library.
29 May 2022 09:00 Until 15:00
0The club are holding an exhibition/open day at the Milland Memorial Village Hall on Sunday 29th May.
Open 10:00 - 16:00
Admission: £3.00 for adults, accompanied children free
We have the following layouts on display, which are a mixture of club and member's layouts:
Inspired by Fredrichstrasse - German H0 Kenekimura - Japanese N Waalhaven - Dutch H0 Ffestiniogbach - Welsh 009 Ehrwald - German N Titherleigh - BR(S) 00 South River Terminal - US H0
Plus 00 and N gauge test tracks
Displays of new club projects
Club sales stand
Teas, coffees and soft drinks
04 June 2022 09:00 Until 14:00
0Hillingdon Railway Modellers - Test Track Open Day
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 railway 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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