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 July 2018)

Society Diary

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Solent Area Group

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Saturday 14th July

South Staffs Area Group

Garden Meeting
Roy and Gerry Pedder
Wolverhampton, West Midlands.
Control by Massoth, digital,
Live steam or battery.
1pm till 6pm
01902 752061

Sunday 15th July

Yorkshire Coast Group Garden Visit – from 2:00pm
A large railway with both analogue and digital circuits.
Scalby, Scarborough

Paul Howson – 01723 375426

East Midlands Garden Open Day
Lincoln, Ian Green, 11:30-4, 01522 681989

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd July 2018

West Sussex Area Group
Teddy bears picnic at the South Downs Light Railway (Public Event) 10.30 to 17.00 (Set up Friday 20th July)
Pulborough Garden Centre (Wyevale), Stopham Rd, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1DS
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. So please if you can help over any of the three days please let Crispin know postmaster@crispinwhite.plus.com 01903 830785.

Saturday 21st July

Open Day

1.30pm to 4.30pm
Event Location: Cheslyn Hay Walsall
Description or further details: Mts control system
Event Contact Name: Peter Reynolds
Telephone: 01922 417737
Public and members

Telephone: 0161 281 0793

Garden open day

12pm – 5.00pm
Event Location: 12 Crossfield Drive Swinton , Manchester M27 9TN
Description or further details: Loosely set on the Rhb with full catenary.
Massoth control. As in real life single track. See the viaduct
Food and drinks. Not too sure about future ones owing to on going illness.
I would be nice to have an Idea of numbers
Event Contact Name: Phil, Carole Saint
Public or Members’ only: members
Telephone: 0161 281 0793

Sunday 22nd July

Mid Wales and Marches Garden Open Day 11am onwards Market Drayton Tony Hayward 01630 655685

Kent Area Group

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

Saturday 11th August

West Midlands Open Day
1 pm – 5pm
MTS
Dave and Margaret Tilling
0121 783 0917

Sunday 12th August

Thames Vally open day
From 2pm
Dave and Trish Lawrence
01865 736767

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

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

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 263823

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

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

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

Saturday 20th 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 27th 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

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 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. Further details in the local newsletter
Mike Wakeling gscalemike@btinternet.com 07921819724
The Whiteleaf Railway will be in operation

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

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

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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