Page last updated 13th April 2017

Our exhibition stands in the UK and Australia will be out and about during 2017 so please call at the stand where you'll find a range of our publications on sale and our stand team will be happy to answer your questions.

Calendar of Society Events and Exhibition Attendances for 2017

Saturday15th, Sunday 16th & Monday 17th April 2017 (Easter Weekend)
York Model Railway Show
Knavesmire Stand
York Racecourse
YO23 1EX
Open 10am until 5pm Saturday and Sunday
10am until 4.30pm on Monday

Saturday 22nd April 2017
'O' Scale North West Model Railway & Trade Show
Indoor Sports Centre
Leigh Sports Village
Sale Way

An excellent trade show for the O Gauge modeller
10am - 4pm with plenty of free car parking.

Sunday14th May 2017
LYRS Model Railway Running Day
This will be held at the Preston O Gauge Group.
The Old Brewery, Lodge St, off Croft St, Preston PR1 8ST

This is within easy walking distance of the station and plenty of off street parking is available at the club room.

Sunday 11th June 2017
LYRS Lanky Day Out
This year we are covering the Blackburn to Preston line, with the usual Pub lunch.

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd September
Blackburn Model Railway Club - 2017 Hyndburn Exhibition
Hyndburn Leisure Centre
Henry Street

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd September 2017
Guildex Gauge O Guild
International Centre
St. Quentin Gate

Saturday 30th September & Sunday 1st October 2017
Wigan Model Railway Exhibition
Robin Park Arena & Sports Centre
Loire Drive

Saturday 14th October 2017
AGM and Member's Day
AGM at Southport followed by the afternoon at the West Lanc's Light Railway at Hesketh Bank.

Friday evening 17th, Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th November 2017
Wakefield Model Railway Exhibition
Thornes Park Athletics Stadium
Horbury Road


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