Garden Railway Open Days

Garden railway open days and other members' only events can be listed in the Journal and included in a PDF Society Diary file on this website.
 
G Scale Society Diary (from April 2019)

Society Diary

Please note that the information provided is copied and pasted into the diary to minimise any errors. If your entry is missing it may be due to lack of space in the current journal, The full list can be found on the G Scale Society website.and please use Arial 10 when you submit information as this helps immensely. My email address is worsfoldfamily@btinternet.com

Solent Area Group

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Saturday 13th April

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

Sunday 14th April

G Scale at Storth Indoor Meeting
10.00 until 1500.
The Village Hall, Storth, Cumbria. (Near Arnside.) Postcode LA7 7PH.
A meeting of the Storth Model Railway Club to which members of the G Scale Society are invited to bring trains to run. We use set track assembled on the day, on analogue only, and with a maximum radius of LGB third radius. Coffee and tea will be available.
For further information please contact Tony Waring on 01253 823035

Saturday 20th April

Kent Area Group
Hayes Valley Railroad Open Day
2pm Onwards
Bromley, Kent
American Railroad with Till Dusk illuminations
Jason Workman 020 8462 7599
Public

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 April 28th

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

Three Counties Area Group Garden Meeting
13:00-16:00
Desborough, Northamptonshire.
Access: Some Steps, Stairs to toilet.
Marklin CS2 (Via Ipad)
Contact: Brian Lambert 07950 039020

Sunday 5th May

Three Counties Area Group Garden Meeting
13:00-16:00
Northampton.
Access: Level, One Step to toilet.
Massoth DCC, No Analogue
Contact: Alan Ludford 07709 263823

Monday 6th May

West Midlands Garden Visit
1pm – 5pm
Solihull
Alan Eccles – 0121 2438446

Saturday 11th May

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

ALSRM (Association of Large Scale Modellers)
10.00am to 4.30pm
Rivermead Leisure Centre
Richfield Avenue
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 8EQ

Sunday 12th May 2019

East Midlands Indoor Meeting
11.00 am to 4:30pm
Walesby Village Hall, near Tuxford, NG22 9NY
Stan Birkett 07722 057214

Saturday 18th 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

Sunday 19th May

The Garden Railway Show
G Scale Society
10 am – 4.30pm
Harvey Hadden Sports Village, Wigman Road,
Nottingham NG8 4PB
The Whiteleaf Tramway in operation.

Wednesday 22nd May

Kent Area Group – Skivers Day
Maplecross Railway
Chatham, Kent
Analogue, MTS and Steam
1pm until 6pm
Jeff and Sue Fray 07484 145588
Jeff@ME57JS.com

Saturday 1st June

Devon Indoor Meet
2-5 pm
Newton St Cyres Parish Hall, EX5 5BW
Description or further details: Indoor meeting with the group layout. DCC, Battery or analogue if suitable for DCC voltages. No live steam possible unfortunately. Theme to be advised.
Event Contact Name: Ann Feetham
Telephone: 01392215837

Public or Members’ only: Members but guests welcome

West Midlands Garden Visit
1-5pm
Heath Hayes, Cannock
Dave Hollis – 0154 3270653

Sunday 2nd June

East Midlands Garden Open Day
Aughton, Sheffield, Stan Birkett, 0114 287 3747, 07722 057214, 12noon to 5pm

Saturday 8th June

Three Counties Area Group Garden Meeting
13:00-17:00
Birstall, Leicestershire.
Access: Ramp, some steps to toilet.
Analogue and Piko/Massoth DCC control.
Contact: Tony Kennell 01162 673289 or 07917 324017

Sunday 9th June

West Midlands Garden Visit
1-6pm
Stourport on Seven
Paul Blake – 0129 9826022

East Midlands Garden Open Day
Hensall, Ian Stringer, 01977 663143

Wednesday 12th June

Kent Area Group
Skivers Day Event
Richard Dixon
Ditton, Aylesford, Kent.
12.30pm until 5.30pm
Contact RDixon@AOL.com
Analogue, Battery or Radio Control

Saturday 15h June

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 23rd June 2019

East Midlands Garden Open Day
Southwell, Peter Ward, 07948 572667, 12noon – 4pm

Sunday 14th July 2019

East Midlands Garden Open Day
Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln, Eian Green, 01522 681989

Kent Area Group
Richard and Carol’s Railway
Canterbury
Analogue, Steam
1pm until the food runs out

Richard Riley 01227 762845

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st July

10.30 to 17.00
Teddy Bears Picnic
Teddy bears picnic at the South Downs Light Railway (Public Event) (Set up 11.00 at Pulborough Friday 19th July)
The West Sussex layout, including buildings will be going to this show which combines nicely with the South Downs Light Railway running over the weekend. We always have great support at this event with members having the chance to ride the steam railway. If you are interested in helping over the weekend please contact Keith kwrailway1958@hotmail.com
Pulborough Garden Centre (Wyevale), Stopham Rd, Pulborough, RH20 1DS

Sunday 21st July

Kent Area Group
Hayes Valley Railroad Open Day
2pm Onwards
Bromley, Kent
American Railroad with Till Dusk illuminations
Jason Workman 020 8462 7599
Public

Three Counties Area Group Garden Meeting
13:00-16:00
Burbage, Leicestershire. Access: some steps, ground floor toilet.
Massoth DCC.
Contact: Cyril Malin 01455 614924

Sunday 4th August 2019

East Midlands Garden Open Day
West Bridgford, Tom O’Hara, 0115 878 1024

Saturday 10th August

West Midlands Garden Visit
1-5pm
Yardley, Birmingham
Dave Tilling – 01217830917

East Anglian Garden Rail Show
10am -5pm
Bressingham Steam Museum
Low Road
IP22 2AA

Sunday 11th August

Kent Area Group
Maplecross Railway
Chatham, Kent
Analogue, MTS and Steam
1pm until 6pm
Jeff and Sue Fray 07484 145588
Jeff@ME57JS.com

Sunday 18th August

Three Counties Area Group Garden Meeting
13:30-16:30
Burbage, Leicestershire. Access: some steps, ground floor toilet.
Analogue.
Contact: David Corbett 01455 618643 or 07751 898619

Saturday 24th August 11.00 to 15.00
Barnham Signal Box Running Day & BBQ (part of Bognor model railway club)
We have hired the G scale layout again at the former Barnham signal box from our good friends at the BMRC. This year we will be having a BBQ as part of the running day and the signal box will again be open. All members and family are invited. So come along to this lovely spot in the corner of a park. No need to phone in advance.
Bognor MRC, near Aldingbourne Community Centre, Olivers Meadow, Westergate, West Sussex, PO20 3YA

Sunday 1st September

Kent Area Group
Hayes Valley Railroad Open Day
2pm Onwards
Bromley, Kent
American Railroad with Till Dusk illuminations
Jason Workman 020 8462 7599
Public

Sunday 8th September

Three Counties Area Group Garden Meeting
14:00-16:30
Fleckney, Leicestershire. Access: level (some Steps) ground floor toilet.
LGB/Massoth DCC.
Contact: Mick Hodges 01162 402717 or 07714 273038

Saturday 21st September

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 22nd September

Three Counties Area Group Garden Meeting
12:00 to 16:00
Burbage, Leicestershire. Access level (some steps) ground floor toilet.
Analogue, Live Steam, Battery & Massoth DCC.
Contact David Hardy 01455 632122

Saturday 28th September

European Railways Association Model Railway Show
10.30 am – 4 pm
The ‘H’ Suite
100 Icknield Port Rd, Edgbaston
Birmingham B16 0AA
Public Event £7.50
www.eurorail.org.uk/index.html
The Whiteleaf Electric Light Railway in operation

Sunday 29th September

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 13th October

Three Counties Area Group Indoor Meeting
13:00-16:30
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Access: Some stairs to layout, toilet & Kitchen available.
Massoth DCC/Live Steam/Battery/ Analogue
Contact: John Davidson Before Day 07958 165570 or on day Eddie Spencer 07908 830597 or Joth Parkins

Saturday 19th October

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

Saturday 19th October 2019

Wickham 2019
11.00am to 4.30pm
Wickham Community Centre
Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL

Entrance is FREE – but donations please to cover our costs!
ALL WELCOME
Accompanied children especially so.

Contact
Peter Foxwell
Tel 07703360770
e-mail: peter_foxwell@sky.com

Saturday 26th October

Exeter Garden Rail Show
10.30am to 4.30pm

The Matford Centre
Marsh Barton Estate
Exeter
EX2 8FD

Sunday October 27th

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 2nd November

Wycrail 19, High Wycombe & District Model Railway Society
10.00 – 17.00
Cressex Community School, Cressex Road,
High Wycombe HP12 4UD
www.hwdmrs.org.uk/wycrail
The Whiteleaf Tramway in operation

Sunday 3rd November

Three Counties Area Group Indoor Meeting
13:00-16:30
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Access: Some stairs to layout, toilet & Kitchen available.
Massoth DCC/Live Steam/Battery/ Analogue
Contact: John Davidson Before Day 07958 165570 or on day Eddie Spencer 07908 830597 or Joth Parkins 07860 184524

Saturday 16th November

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 December 1st

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 – Sunday 7th-8th December

The National Festival of Railway Modelling
East of England Arena,
Peterborough PE2 6XE
Public Event £10
www.world-of-railways.co.uk/shows/show/the-national-festival-of-railway-modelling
The Whiteleaf Tramway in operation with rack section

Sunday 8th December

Three Counties Area Group Indoor Meeting
13:00-16:30
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Access: Some stairs to layout, toilet & Kitchen available.
Massoth DCC/Live Steam/Battery/ Analogue
Contact: John Davidson Before Day 07958 165570 or on day Eddie Spencer 07908 830597 or Joth Parkins 07860 184524

Saturday 21st December

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

2020

Sunday 5th January 2020

Three Counties Area Group AGM & Indoor Meeting
13:00-16:30
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Access: Some stairs to layout, toilet & Kitchen available.
Massoth DCC/Live Steam/Battery/ Analogue
Contact: John Davidson Before Day 07958 165570 or on day Eddie Spencer 07908 830597 or Joth Parkins 07860 184524

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