The 7mm Narrow Gauge Association aims to encourage the modelling of
narrow gauge railways at a scale of or around 7mm to 1 foot (1:43)



Show Diary


The members layouts listed under each year, are scheduled to be at the stated exhibitions. We hope you will be able to attend any in your area. We will soon have a Photo Gallery showcasing examples of the standard reached by many of our members. Would members let us know where and when your layout is being exhibited by email to the Chairman, the Narrow News editor and the Webmaster. (click here to open a new email in your email client) We also welcome details of exhibitions your group is running. Full details of exhibition times and venue would be appreciated. Please quote your membership number in all correspondence. Whilst endeavouring to ensure details above are correct, the Association, its officers or members, cannot be held responsible for changes or cancellations to any of the events, or for errors that may occur in publishing these details.
 

Show Diary

Date:

Name, Venue etc.:

Layouts etc.:

25/3/2017

Bacon and Bash (I kid you not!)

Event address: Pagnam Church Centre, Nyetimber Lane, Pagnam, Bognor Regis, PO31 3JT. Opposite Pagnam Football and Social Club
Opening Times: 10am to 4pm
Admission: Donation to cover hall hire, Butties £2
Disabled Access: Wheelchair Accessible
Refreshments: Bacon Butties, Tea and Coffee, Pubs nearby
Website: group.downs@7mmnga.org.uk
Email: richard @rgrphotography



Layouts/Traders:
Come all day or drop in for a couple of hours.

Feel free to make a start that kit which has languished at the back of a cupboard, finish off that stalled project, do a spot of painting or weathering or build a baseboad or five!

Those attending are welcome to show off a recently completed project, bring along plans to talk about, seek advise. It will be a very informal gathering.

The venue is light, bright and airy plus a decent kitchen in which we will prepare bacon butties! It is wheelchair accessible.

Other refreshment options: Pubs shops cafe and takeaways nearby or bring packed lunch. Tea and coffee available through the day.

Any 7mm NG Assoc member, friends and prospective members.



South Downs Area group will be staging a day for 7mm NG association members and invited guests to get together for some communal modelling. It is an opportunity to get together with like minded modellers to work on own project or group projects.

15/4/2017 - 17/4/2017

YORK Model Railway Show

Event address: York Racecourse YO23 1EX
Opening Times: Sat & Sun, 10.00am to 5.00pm, Easter Monday, 10.00am to 4.30pm
Admission: Adults £9, Children £4 Family £22
Parking: Lots, but where may vary by day. Some areas waterlog
Disabled Access: Yes
Refreshments: Yes, and a bar
Website: www.yorkshow.org.uk
Email: manager@yorkshow.org.uk



Layouts/Traders:
Alstone Quay, O-16.5, Terry Robinson

Grizzly Woods, Raven Miniatures, O-16.5, USA 1940-55

Pempoul, 1:50, Maggie & Gordon Gravett,

PEMPOUL'S LAST SHOWING IN NORTH OF ENGLAND

Megantic, 1:48, On2, half inch gauge, Bob Harper

7mm NGA stand

Paul Martin will be demonstrating narrow gauge modelling on a stand adjacent to the 7mm NGA information stand as he does every year and will have a small selection of trade items for sale

Chris Peacock will be on the first floor mezzanine demonstrating 7mmNG modeling with buildings for his next layout.

Easter Weekend, note that the special bus from the station this year is a commercial service operated by TRANDEV Service 197 IT ISN'T FREE. See Yorkshow web site for timetables
Click here for poster/leaflet

22/4/2017

Surrey Area Group NARR-O

Event address: Merstham Village Hall, Station Approach North, Merstham, Surrey,RH1 3ED
Opening Times: 10am to 4pm
Admission: Adults £5, Concessions and Children £3, Family £10
Parking: Limited Free, Near Public Transport, short walk from station



Layouts/Traders:
Cranbrook Town by Paul Davies

Morton Stanley by Chris Ford and Nigel Hill

Portwenn by Simon King

Totherend by Roger Jones

Watchet Quay by Peter Jackson

St Petrock Quay by Angus Bentley

To Be Advised by Douglas Meaney

Stoat Oak Iowa by Andrew Dunn

Old Tom’s Mine by Michael Reed

plus full Association Trade Stands.



To be opened by Nicholas Owen
Click here for poster/leaflet

22/4/2017

Rotarail 2017,

Event address: Fareham College, Bishopfield Road, Fareham PO14 1NH
Opening Times: 10.30am-5pm
Admission: Adults £6, Children £2



Layouts/Traders:
St. Mary's, an extension to the Welshpool & LLanfair – Julian Evison

Slindon Vale - O 16.5 - A Narrow Gauge Preservation Era Layout Representing the Station and Village of 'norewood For Slindon'. (Chris Davis, Bognor Regis MRC & 7mmNGA)

22/4/2017 - 23/4/2017

Epsom and Ewell Model Railway Club Exhibition

Event address: North East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT), Reigate Road, Ewell, Surrey KT17 3DS
Website: http://www.trainweb.org/eemrc/exhibition.htm



Layouts/Traders:
End of the Line (Tim Crockford)

22/4/2017 - 23/4/2017

Helston & Falmouth MRC Exhibition

Event address: Helston Community College, Church Hill, Helston TR13 8NR
Opening Times: Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm
Admission: Adults £5, Seniors £4, Children £3, Family £12
Parking: Free, on site
Refreshments: Yes, including hot food
Website: www.hfmrc.co.uk



Layouts/Traders:
The award-winning 7mm narrow gauge favourite, 'Gweek North Quay'

'Lyndon Station' an OO9 (4mm scale, narrow gauge) layout,

'Bridport Town', 0-16.5 narrow gauge, '

Wurst', HO/HOm gauge,

Other Layouts:

'Lostwithiel' (N gauge),

'Bodmin North' (O gauge),

'Lower Rose Goods' (P4)

'Southurst', an OO gauge Southern terminus in BR days,

'Haydon Gurney', OO gauge, based on the Somerset & Dorset line,

'Mickleham', OO gauge,

'Budmouth' O gauge,

'Elmsbridge' OO gauge and a yard shunting layout.

TRADERS

Kernow Model Rail Centre,

Great Western Scale Models,

Attwood Aggregates,

Fred Elton Railway Books,

Andy Lynch second-hand modelling goods

Aspire Gifts & Models.

The Cornwall Railway Society,

Helston Railway,

Bodmin & Wenford Railway

The O Gauge Society




Click here for poster/leaflet

22/4/2017

O Scale North West Trade Show

Event address: Leigh Sports Village, Sale Way, Leigh WN7 4JY
Opening Times: 10am-6pm
Admission: Adults £5, under 16s FREE!
Parking: Lots, but you might not be by the hall
Disabled Access: Yes
Refreshments: Yes
Website: http://nwogm.org.uk



Layouts/Traders:
This is mainly a trade show, but there are usually a few O gauge layouts, but this year there are two 7mm narrow Gauge

Redwood Lumber On30, Keighley Club

Q Dump,O-16.5, WW1 diorama, Nigel Tansley



Traders



EDM Models

Lots of others all 7mm specialists, huge list see their web site. Nearest cash machine Supermarket across the road. It might also be quickest place to get lunch!

22/4/2017

NEWGOG Newport O Gauge Show

Event address: Lysaghts Institute, Orb Road, off Corporation Road, Newport,NP19 0RA
Opening Times: 10am-4.30pm
Admission: Adults £6, Concessions £5, Children £5



Layouts/Traders:
Calstock's Halton Quay, O-16.5, Chris Peacock

27/4/2017 - 30/4/2017

Bristol Model Railway Show

Event address: Thornbury Leisure Centre, Alveston Hill, Thornbury, Bristol BS35 3JB
Opening Times: Fri 1pm-7pm, Sat 10am-6.30pm, Sun 10am-5pm



Layouts/Traders:
Chris Peacock demonstrating 7mm narrow gauge with emphasis on buildings for a new layout.

28/4/2017 - 30/4/2017

TRAINS MANIA

Event address: Lille Grand Palais, Lille, FRANCE
Opening Times: see web site
Admission: see web site
Parking: On EUROSTAR ROUTE
Website: www.trainsmania.com (in French)



Layouts/Traders:
Pempoul- Gordon & Maggie Gravett

LAST APPEARANCE IN FRANCE

29/4/2017

An Exhibition of O gauge Model Railways

Event address: Christchurch Hall, Bedford Road, Hitchin SG5 1HF (Opposite Waitrose)
Opening Times: 10:30 to 5:00
Admission: Adults £5, Family £10, Child £2
Parking: tba
Disabled Access: tba
Refreshments: Light Refreshments
Website: www.lutonmodelrailwayclub.org.uk
Telephone: 01582 413200 or 01582 652478



Layouts/Traders:
7mm NGA Sales and Second Hand
Click here for poster/leaflet

6/5/2017

ALSRM Reading Show

Event address: Rivermead Centre READING RG1 8EQ
Opening Times: 10am to 4.30pm
Admission: Admission: £9 (including partner and children) Approved society members: £8 ALSRM members: Free
Parking: Transport: Pay and display 650 space car park on site. Ten minutes
Website: https://www.alsrm-events.co.uk/reading-show



Layouts/Traders:
Watchet Town (Peter Jackson) plus Association publicity stand



TRADERS

EDM Models

6/5/2017

SWING, 7mmNGA South Downs Group

Event address: Felpham Community College, Felpham Way, Bognor Regis, PO22 8EL
Opening Times: 10am-4.30pm
Admission: £5, Concessions £4.50
Parking: Plenty in college’s car park
Disabled Access: Yes
Refreshments: Our usual Buffer’s Bistro delicious range of goodies
Website: http://swing.model-railway.org.uk
Email: group.downs@7mmnga.org.uk



Layouts/Traders:
Slindon Vale Light Rly (O-16.5)

St Mary's (O-16.5)

Port Wynnstay (O-16.5)

Yellow Ridge Mine (1/35th)

Cotehele Quay (O-16.5)

Plus Full 7mm NGA Sales Team



Note EDM Models are not at this show this year, Paul will be at the ALSRM show at Reading.



Supporting Canine Partners
Click here for poster/leaflet

7/5/2017

Slim Gauge Circle Meeting

Event address: L.M.R. Association Club, Hillmorton Road, Hillmorton, RUGBY, Warwickshire CV22 5AL
Opening Times: 10am-4pm



Layouts/Traders:
The Slim Gauge Circle 0n30 Modular Group (Sgc-0tt) Modular Layout Will be Operating at the Meeting.



The Slim Gauge Circle H0n3 Hostlers Modular Layout Group Will be Operating at This Meeting



TRADERS

EDM Models



Andrew Neale Books



Blackham Transfers



7mm Narrow Gauge Association 0n30 Depot



A fairly informal gathering. American Narrow Gauge in a variety of scales

27/5/2017 - 28/5/2017

RAILEX 2017

Event address: Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury, HP21 9PP
Opening Times: Sat 10.30am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm
Admission: Adults £9, Children £5, Family £20



Layouts/Traders:
Denton Brook (O-14 & O)

Boot (1:48), Peter Kazer

Pempoul (1:50) Gordon & Maggie Gravett

PEMPOUL'S LAST EVER SHOW

27/5/2017

BARMATES

Event address: Bridlington Area Railway Modellers and Train Enthusiasts Society Exhibition, Christ Church hall, junction of Quay Road and Prospect Street, Bridlington, YO15 2SB
Opening Times: 10am-4pm
Admission: Adults £3, Concessions £2.50, Children £2



Layouts/Traders:
Arfer Yard and Mill Lane, both O-16.5

3/6/2017

Gauge O Guild Summer Show

Event address: The Dome Leisure Centre, Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Road, Doncaster. DN4 7PD
Opening Times: 10am-4pm
Admission: Members £5, Rif Raf £10, That's you, partner and 2 kids
Parking: Lots, but some can be quite a walk away
Disabled Access: Yes
Refreshments: Yes but expensive
Website: www,gauge0guild.com



Layouts/Traders:
Mainly a traders show, according to the Guild about 85. These will include some specific to standard gauge 7mm, but scenic, fittings, tools etc suit any 7mm gauge modelling



The 7mm NGA will have its recruitment and publicity stand.



Traders specific to narrow gauge



EDM Models

10/6/2017

38th Exhibition & AGM of the 7mm Narrow Gauge Association

Event address: Burton Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton upon Trent, DE14 2EB
Website: http://7mmnga.org.uk/AGM.php



Layouts/Traders:
For full details as they become available see website address aside

1/7/2017 - 2/7/2017

Spa Valley Railway

Event address: Tunbridge Wells West Station (adjacent to Sainsbury's superstore), Nevill Terrace, Tunbridge Wells, Sat Nav TN2 5QY.
Website: http://www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk/product.php/11/2nd-annual-summer-steam-festival



Layouts/Traders:
Slindon Vale Railway - O16.5 - Chris Davis

22/7/2017

Pevensey Bay Model Railway Club Exhibition

Event address: Pevensey Memorial Hall, Church Lane, Pevensey BN24 5LA
Website: http://www.pevenseybaymrc.co.uk/



Layouts/Traders:
Slindon Vale Railway - O16.5 - Chris DavisWebsite awaiting update

2/9/2017

Burgess Hill Model Railway Club

Event address: Burgess Hill Girls School, Burgess Hill, RH15 0EG
Opening Times: 10:00 - 5:00



Layouts/Traders:
Watchet Town - Peter Jackson

2/9/2017 - 3/9/2017

Andover Model Railway Club Exhibition

Event address: John Hanson School, Floral Way, Andover, Hampshire SP10 3PB
Website: http://www.andovermodelrailwayclub.co.uk/



Layouts/Traders:
The End of the Line (Tim Crockford)

2/9/2017 - 3/9/2017

Gauge O Guild GUILDEX 2017

Event address: International Centre, St. Quentin Gate, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH
Opening Times: Sat 10am-5pm Sun 10am to 4pm
Admission: £10 GOG Members, Mere Mortals £15, You, partner and 2 kids
Parking: Yes, costly. Consider train
Disabled Access: Yes
Refreshments: Yes
Website: www.gauge0guild.com



Layouts/Traders:
Partly a traders show. These will include some specific to standard gauge 7mm, but scenic, fittings, tools etc suit any 7mm gauge modelling



There will be layouts including Chris Peacock's Calstock's Halton Quay





The 7mm NGA will have its recruitment and publicity stand.







Traders specific to narrow gauge







EDM Models

9/9/2017 - 10/9/2017

The Railway Enthusiasts’ Club MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION 2017

Event address: Woking Leisure Centre Woking Park GU22 9BA
Opening Times: Saturday 9th September 10:30 am to 5:30 pm, Sunday 10th September 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Admission: Entrance £8 Adults £3 Child (One accompanied child free with an adult)
Website: http://www.rec-farnborough.org.uk/exhibition.html



Layouts/Traders:
Slindon Vale Railway - O16.5 - Chris Davis

23/9/2017 - 24/9/2017

Worthing MRC Exhibition

Event address: Durrington High School, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1LA
Admission: Adults £5.00 Children Accompanied children enter for free
Website: http://www.worthingmrc.co.uk/mrc/



Layouts/Traders:
Slindon Vale - O16.6 - Chris Davis

30/9/2017 - 1/10/2017

Wigan Model Railway Show

Event address: Robin Park Arena, Sports & Tennis Centre, Loire Drive, Wigan, Lancashire WN5 0UH Note Map on UK Model Directory shows shopping area not arena
Opening Times: Sat 10am-5.30pm, Sun 10am-4.30pm
Admission: £10
Parking: Yes, but read Wigan's web site as some are free and some cost or are time limited
Disabled Access: Yes
Refreshments: Yes and bar
Website: www.wiganfrm.org.uk



Layouts/Traders:
7mm NGA stand

8/10/2017

Keighley Club

Event address: The Clubrooms, Knowle Mill, South Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 1SY
Opening Times: 10am-4,30pm
Admission: Adults £4, Children £2.50
Parking: Yes, Limited and you might be some distance away, up hill and on cobbles, no disabled spaces
Disabled Access: Yes by lift, No disabled toilet
Refreshments: By local scout group, worth coming for if you have no interest in railways



Layouts/Traders:
7mm NGA Stand



Wrose Mill. O-16.5 and just about everything else



Test Track



Traders, specialist 7mm. but includes scenic and buildingsNot a full show, KMRC put away all the smaller toys and run all their extensive O gauge layouts. A friendly day out

15/10/2017

Oxrail 2017 (incorporating Zedex)

Event address: Abingdon & Witney College. Wootton Rd, Abingdon. OX14 1GG
Website: http://www.oxfordmrc.org.uk/



Layouts/Traders:
The End of the Line (Tim Crockford)

28/10/2017 - 29/10/2017

Weymouth Model Railway Association Annual Exhibition

Event address: Wey Valley School, Dorchester Road (A354) Weymouth, DT3 5AJ
Website: http://www.weymouthmra.org.uk/



Layouts/Traders:
The End of the Line - Tim Crockford

28/10/2017

EXPO NARROW GAUGE 2017 (SWANLEY)

Event address: Greenwich & District Narrow Gauge Railway Society, White Oak Leisure Centre, Hilda May Avenue, Swanley, BR8 7BT
Opening Times: 10am-5pm
Admission: Adults £8, Concessions £7, Children £ 1
Parking: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Refreshments: Yes
Website: expong.org



Layouts/Traders:
FULL ASSOCIATION SALES TEAM



TRADERS

EDM Models

Portwynnstay

29/10/2017

Slim Gauge Circle Meeting

Event address: LMR Association Club, Hillmorton Road, Hillmorton, Rugby, Warwickshire CV22 5AL
Opening Times: 10am-4pm



Layouts/Traders:
The Slim Gauge Circle (Sgc-0tt) 0n30 Modular Group



The Slim Gauge Circle (H0n3 Hostlers) Modular Layout Group



TRADERS



EDM Models



Andrew Neale Books



Blackham Transfers



7mm Narrow Gauge Association 0n30 Depot







American Narrow Gauge in various scales.

A fairly informal gathering.

25/11/2017

Letchworth Annual Model Railway Exhibition

Event address: Etonbury Academy (SG15 6XS)
Opening Times: 10:00am to 4:30 pm



Layouts/Traders:
Watchet Town - Peter Jackson

21/1/2018

Astolat Model Railway Exhibition

Event address: The Surrey Sports Park, University of Surrey, Richard Meyjes Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7AD
Website: http://www.astolatmrc.co.uk/ourExhibition.html



Layouts/Traders:
Watchet Town - Peter Jackson, plus Association stand