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 August 2018)

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 18th August 2018
West Sussex Area Group
West Sussex G Scale (Members event everyone welcome) running day 11.00 to 15.00
Barnham Signal Box at Bognor Model Railway Club, Aldingbourne Community Centre, Olivers Meadow, Westgate, West Sussex, PO20 3YA
This is home to our friends at Bognor Model Railway Club who have a running track at the front of the former Barnham signal box. So come along no need to phone in advance, all welcome. Worth the trip to see this beautifully preserved signal box and the extended G scale track for this summer.

Sunday 19th August 2018

Soar Valley Garden Railway

Telephone: 01509678867
Event Date: 19th August
Event Name: Building a Garden Railway
Times: 11-4
Event Location: Soar Valley Garden Railway, Leicestershire
Description or further details: Join us for a special day where we show you the secrets of our railway and how to start building your own – no matter how big or small your budget!

We’ll be joined by a number of Garden Railway Experts keen to share their knowledge and passion.

Features:
Visiting Trains
Visiting Exhibition Railway
Workshop Look around
G Scale Society (Garden Railway Society) Stand
Model Display
Second Hand Sales
Show & Tell:
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Control Systems
Railway Construction
Model Buildings
Kit Building
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TICKETS: FREE

This is a free event however tickets are essential. Please message our facebook page or contact us via our website to book.Event Contact Name: Soar Valley Garden Railway : Public e
East Midlands Garden Open Day
West Bridgford, Nottingham, Tom O’Hara, 0115 878 1024

Kent Area Group
attendance at Indoor Meet
by ‘Willow Tramway and Fairground’

Crampton Tower Museum ‘Tram & Bus Event’
The Broadway
Broadstairs
Kent
CT10 2AB

10am – 4pm

Web site – www.cramptontower.co.uk

Kent Area Group
Maple Cross Railway
1pm until 6pm
Chatham, Kent
Analogue, MTS and Steam
Jeff and Sue Fray 07484145588
Jeff@ME57JS.com

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 26th August
West Midlands Garden Open Day

1 pm
Mike Rymill – Northfield
Tel: 0121 4756424

Saturday 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

Sat/Sun 1st and 2nd Sept. 2018

The Llanfair Garden Rail Show

Sunday 2nd September
Three Counties Area Group Garden Meeting
13:00-16:00
Northampton Northamptonshire.
Access: Level, One Step to Toilet
Massoth DCC, No Analogue
Contact Alan Ludford 07709 2638
Thursday 6th September

East Sussex
GLR (Glyn Light Railway) Open Day. 2-5pm
9, South Cliff,
Bexhill,
TN39 3EJ

Saturday 15th 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

Kent Area Group
Lullingstone & Eynsford Railway
Eynsford, DA4 0HE
1pm to until 5pm
Contact Martin Piper
MJP_47401@yahoo.co.uk
07463 359933

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

Sunday 23rd September

Three Counties Area Group Garden Meeting
13:30-16:30
Burbage, Leicestershire.
Access: some steps, ground floor toilet.
Massoth DCC.
Contact: Cyril Malin 01455 614924

Sunday 30th September

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
Contact Roy Pedder 01902 752061 or 07545619530
railroy@virginmedia.com

Wednesday 3rd October
East Sussex
Larry Lewis Open Day,
18, Lesley Close Bexhill,
TN40 2RE (limited parking)

Saturday 6th October 2018
West Sussex Area Group
Horsham Model Railway Club 10th Anniversary (Public Event) 10.00 to 17.00
The Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1JF
The West Sussex layout, including buildings will be taking part in the 10th Anniversary of Horsham Model Railway Club. If you can help on that day, please contact Keith kwrailway1958@hotmail.com 07761986499.
Sunday 7th October

Kent Area Group
Autumn Indoor Meet
Pratts Bottom Village Hall
Orpington, Kent.TN14 7JN
10am until 4pm

Saturday 13th October

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

Wednesday 17th October

Kent Area Group
Skivers Day Event
Richard Dixon
Ditton, Aylesford, Kent.
12.00pm until 4pm
Contact RDixon@AOL.com
Analogue, Battery or Radio Control

Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st October

Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition

Warwickshire Event Centre
10.00 to 17.00 (Sunday 10.00 to 16.00)
Please see the advertisement elsewhere in the Journal

Saturday 20st 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 27 October

Kent Area Group
attendance at Indoor Meet
by ‘Willow Tramway and Fairground’

Whitstable Model Railway Show
10.00am to 4.00pm
Community College
Bellevue Road
Whitstable CT5 1PX

Organised by East Kent Model Railway Society(Whitstable)

Exeter Garden Railway Show

10.30 am – 4.30 pm
The Matford Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton Industrial Estate,
Exeter EX2 8FD
Public Event Adults £7 Concessions £6 cash only
The Whiteleaf Light Railway in operation with live steam

Sunday 28th October

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

Monday 5th November

East Sussex
BATTLE 4,
Battle Guide Hall,
North Trade Rd. Battle,
TN33 O

Friday 16th & Saturday 17th November

Three Counties Area Group
Public Model Railway Show
Admission Adults £3 Children £1:50 or free if accompanied by an paying adult
Friday 16:00 to 20:00
Saturday 10:00 to 16:00
Several Layouts in various scales from N to G
Hinckley Methodist Church
Car Park in Alma Road
Hinckley
Leicestershire
Contact John Davidson 0795816570

Saturday 17th 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

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

Sunday 18th November
West Sussex Area Group

West Sussex Area Group
West Sussex G Scale Model Railway Show (Open to the Public) 10.30 to 16.00
Coopers Way, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9DB
This is our bi- annual show at Henfield Village Hall which includes a large number of layouts and trade stands. If you can help in any way please contact Mike gscalemike@btinternet.com 07921819724

Sunday 25th November

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

Friday 7th December 2018

West Sussex Area Group
West Sussex Christmas Buffet Lunch and Running Day 10.00 to 15.00
Sidney Walter Centre, Sussex Rd, Worthing, West Sussex BN11DS
Annual Christmas get together including a buffet lunch which proved popular last year and running day. If you would like to have the buffet lunch please contact Keith kwrailway1958@hotmail.com 0761986499.

Saturday 8th December

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

Sunday 9th December

Yorkshire Coast Group Indoor Meeting, AGM and Christmas Party – 11am to 4pm
The AGM will be held at 12.30pm.
Members are welcome to bring locomotives and rolling stock to run during the event either analogue or Digital.
Village Hall, Wilson’s Lane, East Ayton

Paul Howson – 01723 375426

Saturday 15th 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

2019

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

Saturday 9th February

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

Saturday 9th March

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

Saturday 13th April

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

Saturday 11th May

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

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