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 January 2019)

Society Diary

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Solent Area Group

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GSS Mid Wales & the Marches Area Group

Indoor meeting Castle Caereinion Village Community Hall.

Hall usually open from 10am until mid afternoon

Club layout with 2 circuits, suitable for analogue track power, battery or live steam.

We have a lot of diverse skills & it is likely someone will be there who can help on electrical or live steam matters!

All welcome & please bring something to run and talk about!

The Hall is attached to Castle Caereinion School in the middle of the village.  It is situated just off the B4385 opposite Tynllan Farm and signposted ‘Community Centre.’

From the north, the entrance is on the right a little way after Swallows’ Meadow (Dol-y-Wennol); from the south it is at the apex of the second part of the S-bend through the village.

contacts:

Stephen Thornhill          – 01568 614 152

Mike Thornhill               – 01568 614 336

 

Running dates for 2019, so far, are are:-

Saturday February 9th

Saturday March 9th

Saturday April 13th

 

 

Sunday  January 27th

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

 

 Saturday 12th January

 West Midlands Indoor Meeting

11 am to 4 pm

Scout Hall, Hobs Meadow,

Solihull, B92 8PN

Paul Blake – 01299 826022

 

Sunday 27th  January 

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

 

Kent Area Group
Winter Meet and AGM
Teynham Village Hall
ME9 9TU
11am – 4pm

 

Sunday 3rd February

Three Counties Area Group Indoor Meeting

12:30-16:30

Hinckley, Leicestershire

Access: Some stairs to layout, toilet & Kitchen available

Massoth DCC/Live Steam/Battery/ Analogue

Contact: Before Day Eddie Spencer 01455 448241 or on Day John Davidson 07958165570

 

Saturday 9th February

West Midlands Indoor Meeting

11 am to 4 pm

Scout Hall, Hobs Meadow,

Solihull, B92 8PN

Paul Blake – 01299 826022

 

Sunday 10th February 2019

East Midlands Indoor Meeting

11.00 am to 4:30pm

Walesby Village Hall, near Tuxford, NG22 9NY

Stan Birkett 07722 057214

 

Saturday 16th 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  February 24th

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 3rd March 2019

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, at least 2 traders (KGR, Garden Rail and Dolls House Miniatures), raffle and excellent refreshments.

Not too far from J10 M25, free parking, East Horsley station nearby. Hall has disabled access and facilities.

Bring along a train to run. [Sorry no live steam]

Further details, contact: paul.herold@btinternet.com Tel: 0208 543 0272

 

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: Eddie Spencer 07908 830597 or Joth Parkins 07860 184524

 

Saturday 9th March

West Midlands Indoor Meeting

11 am to 4 pm

Scout Hall, Hobs Meadow,

Solihull, B92 8PN

Paul Blake – 01299 826022

Narrow Gauge North 2019

Our 25th Show! will be held on Saturday 9th March at Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Pudsey, Yorkshire LS28 5TA.

Further details can be found on the website www.narrowgaugenorth.org.uk and also on out Facebook page facebook.com/ngnorth

Sunday 10th March 2019

East Midlands Indoor Meeting

11.00 am to 4:30pm

Walesby Village Hall, near Tuxford, NG22 9NY

Stan Birkett 07722 057214

 

Saturday 16 & 17 March

The Midlands Garden Rail Show

Large Scale Model Rail

Public Event – Open 10am – 4pm Daily.

Warwickshire Event Centre, Fosse Way, Nr Leamington Spa CV31 1XN

www.largescalemodelrail.co.uk

See Adverts for details.

 

Saturday 16th 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

 

Saturday 30th March

Three Counties Area Group Garden Meeting

12:00-16:00

Leicester.

Access: Level, One Step to toilet.

Battery Powered Track, Radius One Curves

Contact: Jason Walter  07850 330174

 

 

Sunday 31st  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

 

Saturday 6th April

National Garden Railway Show

Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers

Public Event 10am – 5pm

Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground, PE2 6XE

The Whiteleaf Light Railway in operation with live steam

 

Sunday 7th April 2019

East Midlands Indoor Meeting

11.00 am to 4:30pm

Meeting will include the Group AGM.

Walesby Village Hall, near Tuxford, NG22 9NY

Stan Birkett 07722 057214

 

Three Counties Area Group Indoor Meeting 3rd Birthday of Group Layout Buffet

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 13th April

West Midlands Indoor Meeting

11 am to 4 pm

Scout Hall, Hobs Meadow,

Solihull, B92 8PN

Paul Blake – 01299 826022

 

Saturday20th 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

 

Saturday 11th May

West Midlands Indoor Meetings

11 am to 4 pm

Scout Hall, Hobs Meadow,

Solihull, B92 8PN

Paul Blake – 01299 826022

 

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.)

 

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

 

Sunday 2nd June 2019

East Midlands Garden Open Day

Aughton, Sheffield, Stan Birkett, Noon 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

 

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 14th July 2019

East Midlands Garden Open Day

Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln, Eian Green, 01522 681989

 

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 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

 

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

  1. 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

 

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

  1. 00am to 2.30pm

All welcome

St Alban’s Church Hall, Lindsell Road,

Broadheath,

Altrincham,

Cheshire. WA14 5NX

John Hulse 07989639815

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

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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