Please note that the 2020 Exhibition has been cancelled due to Coronavirus.
Dates for 2020:
2020 Exhibition has been cancelled due to Coronavirus.
The Arnewood School
The Arnewood School is a modern facility which offers full level disabled persons access with ample free car parking. The exhibition is held in two large gymnasiums and several classrooms and light refreshments are available.
Layouts invited for 2020:
A small GWR terminus offering shunting facilities with locos sound fitted and battery operated.
A large and impressive four track main line layout with stock from various eras in both steam and diesel, from our friends at Weymouth MRC.
An impressive GWR terminus layout from our friends at Sedgemoor O gauge Group.
Our own club’s depot layout displaying locos from both the steam era and modern image, with full DCC sound.
“I ‘ad that”: A large and impressive layout displaying Hornby Dublo locos and stock.
A beautifully executed Southern Railway layout based in the Topsham/Exton area, as seen recently in the modelling press.
An impressive Southern Region modern image layout set in the BR blue period featuring 3rd rail EMUs and diesel locos.
No excuses in inviting Jason’s layout again, a superb modern image layout and all one man’s work.
A highly scenic layout brought to us by Jeff and Phil from New Forest MRS running both steam and diesels from various uk railways.
The very latest impressive offering from our friends at Winchester Railway Modellers featuring Redbridge station and the surrounding area based in the BR SR steam period.
Penworth is a “Pendonesque” style GWR layout built to very high standards with exact scale buildings and scenery and is based in the 1920s and 30s.
St Julians is brought to the show by fellow club member Julian Tominey featuring stock from the LMS along with visiting locos from other regions.
Our friends from MERG are also being invited and operate displays of electronics as well as offering advice and encouragement to modellers with questions about their latest project.
We also have a childrens layout on which youngsters are more than welcome to drive trains themselves.
Equally as important as our layouts are our Traders who bring with them everything a modeller might need:
Adey again brings to the show his one stop for railway related electronics, tools, modelling equipment etc.
Ray Heard Model Railways:
Ray again brings to the show a very impressive selection of model railway items in both OO and O gauge.
Ron always brings along an impressive selection of second hand items in varying scales and from the UK and the Continent.
Kernow Model Railways:
We are very pleased that Kernow are again with us, being one of the major retainers in New and second hand model railway products in various scales.
David Smith Books:
David will be attending again with an interesting selection of railway books, btoh new and second hand.
First Class Kits:
Malc is again with us featuring his own finescale kits in O gauge along with his new magnetic coupling system.
Model Railway Solutions:
Martin and Steve are back again offering bespoke baseboards and modules as well as a selection of both new and second hand items.
Lisa and Geoff are with us again selling a fine selection of card buildings and structures along with Lisa’s delightful model trees.
Wheels of Southsea:
Geoff is supporting us again selling a varied selection of cars, buses and other transport items.
Iris will be at the show selling an interesting selection of second hand books.