Garden Railway Open Days

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G Scale Society Diary (from 9th December 2017)

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Saturday 9th December

NOTE ; New Venue and Date
G-WIZZ IT’S CHRISTMAS AGAIN!
20th Festive Model Railway Exhibition
SATURDAY 9th DECEMBER 2017
Fairhaven URC Dawson Hall
The White Church
Clifton Drive, Andell
Lytham St.Annes
FY8 1AX
Lancashire
Open 10.00-16.00
Adults £3.00 Children £2.00

Featuring G Scale Railways, Trams and Narrow Gauge Railways
With Trade support

Show organised by the G-Wizz Garden Railway Display Team

Travel note, The venue is 10 mins from Ansdell & Fairhaven Station on the South Fylde Line, Change at Preston. Buses by Blackpool Transport Services and Coastal Coaches pass the venue, ask for The White Church.

All proceeds from this event will be donated to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Cancer Ward 84 Registered
Charity No 1049274

Details from our website www.gwizzgroup.wordpress.co.uk

Mid Wales & Marches Indoor Meeting
9.30am to 3.30pm
Castle Caereinion Community Hall
Near Welshpool SY21 9AL
Dave Dowling 01938 810415

West Midlands Indoor Meeting
11am to 4pm
Scouts’ Hall, Hobs Meadow
Solihull B92 8PN
Paul Blake – 01299 826022

Sunday 10th December

Yorkshire Coast Group
11:00am to 4:00pm
Christmas Party & AGM with analogue and MTS circuits.
An opportunity to bring either analogue or digital locomotives
and rolling stock and run indoors.
Village Hall, Wilsons Lane, East Ayton near Scarborough
Paul Howson: 01723 375426

Devon and Cornwall Group
Indoor running meeting at Millbrook Football Club building.
Christmas decorated train competition.
Analogue train operation on Tricky Junction Layout.
Free parking, Licenced Bar, usually hot meals available, tea and coffee available.
Running 12.00 to 16.00.
Location is: Jenkins Park Football Ground, Mill Road, Millbrook, Cornwall, PL10 1EN
Phone Robert Poet 01752 822027.

Saturday 16th December

North West indoor meeting
10.00am to 2.30pm
All welcome
St Alban’s Church Hall,
Lindsell Road,
Broadheath,
Altrincham,
Cheshire.
WA14 5NX
John Hulse 07989639815

2018

Sunday 7th January 2018

East Midlands Indoor Meeting
11.00 am to 4:30pm
Walesby Village Hall, near Tuxford, NG22 9NY
Railway-interest DVD OR Talk/demo at 1pm
Business meeting at 2pm.
Joyce Farnese 01949 843435

Saturday January 13th

West Midlands Indoor Meeting
11am to 4pm
Scouts’ Hall, Hobs Meadow
Solihull B92 8PN
Paul Blake – 01299 826022

Mid Wales and Marches Indoor Meeting
9.30am – 3.30pm
Castle Caereinion Community Hall
Near Welshpool SY21 9AL
Dave Dowling 01938 810415

Friday 19th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st January 2018

London Model Engineering Exhibition
Public Event Adults £12 (£10.50 in advance), Seniors £11
10.00 – 17.00 (16.30 Sun)
Alexandra Palace
London N22 7AY
http://www.londonmodelengineering.co.uk/

The Whiteleaf Light Railway in operation with live steam

Saturday 20th January

North West Indoor Meeting
10.00am to 2.30pm
All welcome
St Alban’s Church Hall,
Lindsell Road,
Broadheath,
Altrincham,
Cheshire.
WA14 5NX
John Hulse 07989639815

Sunday 28th January 2018

Kent Area Group
Winter Meet & AGM
Teynham Village Hall
Teynham, Kent.ME9 9TU
10am until 4pm

South Staffs Group Indoor Meeting
Please bring something to run
We have tracks for digital or analog
and battery or live steam.
11.00 to 15.00
9:30 to 15:45 if you wish to help
assemble / dismantle the layout.
St Peter’s Church Hall
Whitehouse Lane
Codsall Wood, Wolverhampton WV8 1QS
Roy Pedder 01902 752061 or 07545619530
railroy@virginmedia.com

Sunday 4th February 2018

East Midlands Indoor Meeting
11.00 am to 4:30pm
Walesby Village Hall, near Tuxford, NG22 9NY
Railway-interest DVD OR Talk/demo at 1pm
Business meeting at 2pm.
Joyce Farnese 01949 843435

Saturday February 10th

West Midlands Exhibition
10am – 4pm
St Mary’s Church Hall, Hobs Meadow
Solihull B92 8PN

Mid Wales and Marches Indoor Meeting
9.30am – 3.30pm
Castle Caereinion Community Hall
Near Welshpool SY21 9AL
Dave Dowling 01938 810415

Saturday 17th February

North West Indoor Meeting
10.00am to 2.30pm
All welcome
St Alban’s Church Hall,
Lindsell Road,
Broadheath,
Altrincham,
Cheshire.
WA14 5NX
John Hulse 07989639815

Sunday 25th February

South Staffs Group Indoor meeting
Please bring trains to run
We have tracks for digital or analog
and battery or live steam.
11.00 to 15.00
9:30 to 15:45 if you wish to help
assemble / dismantle the layout.
St Peter’s Church Hall
Whitehouse Lane
Codsall Wood, Wolverhampton WV8 1QS
Roy Pedder 01902 752061 or 07545619530
railroy@virginmedia.com

Sunday 4th March 2018

Surrey Area Group Winter Meet
11:00am to 4:00pm
East Horsley Village Hall, Kingston Avenue, East Horsley, Surrey KT24 6QT

Open to G Scale members, family and friends.
Featuring 4 halls, 10-11 layouts, members’ sales, traders (KGR, Garden Rail Outlet and Dolls House Miniatures), raffle and excellent refreshments.

Not too far from J10 M25, free parking, East Horsley station nearby, plus disabled access and facilities.
Bring along a train to run. [Sorry no live steam]
Contact: paul.herold@btinternet.com Tel: 0208 543 0272

Sunday 4th March 2018

East Midlands Indoor Meeting
11.00 am to 4:30pm
Walesby Village Hall, near Tuxford, NG22 9NY
Railway-interest DVD OR Talk/demo at 1pm
Business meeting at 2pm.
Joyce Farnese 01949 843435

Saturday March 10th

West Midlands Indoor Meeting
11am to 4pm
Scouts’ Hall, Hobs Meadow
Solihull B92 8PN
Paul Blake – 01299 826022

Mid Wales and Marches Indoor Meeting
9.30am – 3.30pm
Castle Caereinion Community Hall
Near Welshpool SY21 9AL
Dave Dowling 01938 810415

Saturday 17th March

North West Indoor Meeting
10.00am to 2.30pm
All welcome
St Alban’s Church Hall,
Lindsell Road,
Broadheath,
Altrincham,
Cheshire.
WA14 5NX
John Hulse 07989639815

Sunday 25th March

South Staffs Group Indoor Meeting
Please bring trains to run
We have tracks for digital or analog
and battery or live steam.
11:00 to 15:00
9:30 to 15:45 if you wish to help
assemble / dismantle the layout.
St Peter’s Church Hall
Whitehouse Lane
Codsall Wood, Wolverhampton, WV8 1QS
Roy Pedder 01902 752061 or 07545619530
railroy@virginmedia.com

East Midlands Indoor Meeting
11.00 am to 4:30pm
Walesby Village Hall, near Tuxford, NG22 9NY
Railway-interest DVD OR Talk/demo at 1pm
Business meeting at 2pm – this will include the AGM
Joyce Farnese 01949 843435

Saturday April 14th

West Midlands Indoor Meeting
11am to 4pm
Scouts’ Hall, Hobs Meadow
Solihull B92 8PN
Paul Blake – 01299 826022

Mid Wales and Marches Indoor Meeting
9.30am – 3.30pm
Castle Caereinion Community Hall
Near Welshpool SY21 9AL
Dave Dowling 01938 810415

Saturday 21stApril

North West Indoor Meeting
10.00am to 2.30pm
All welcome
St Alban’s Church Hall,
Lindsell Road,
Broadheath,
Altrincham,
Cheshire.
WA14 5NX
John Hulse 07989639815

Sat 21st and Sun 22nd April

Festival of Model Tramways
Public Event
Museum of Transport
Boyle St, Cheetham,
Manchester M8 8UW

The Whiteleaf Tramway in operation.

Details at www.tramwayinfo.com

Sunday 29th April

South Staffs Group Indoor Meeting
Please bring trains to run
We have tracks for digital or analog
and battery or live steam.
11:00 to 15:00
9:30 to 15:45 if you wish to help
assemble / dismantle the layout.
St Peter’s Church Hall
Whitehouse Lane
Codsall Wood, Wolverhampton, WV8 1QS
Roy Pedder 01902 752061 or 07545619530
railroy@virginmedia.com

Saturday May 5th

West Midlands Indoor Meeting
11am to 4pm
Scouts’ Hall, Hobs Meadow
Solihull B92 8PN
Paul Blake – 01299 826022

Saturday 19th May

North West Indoor Meeting
10.00am to 2.30pm
All welcome
St Alban’s Church Hall,
Lindsell Road,
Broadheath,
Altrincham,
Cheshire.
WA14 5NX
John Hulse 07989639815

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