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


Name, Venue etc.:

Layouts etc.:


Trent Valley MRS, Lichfield Model Railway Forum

Event address: The Life Church, Netherstowe Lichfield WS13 6TS
Opening Times: 10am-4.30pm
Admission: £4, Concessions & Children £3, Family £11

Afon Adit O-9

The Utah & Colorado Mountain Railway, O gauge and On30

16/9/2017 - 17/9/2017

Erith MRS, Dartford Exhibition

Event address: The Leigh Academy, Green Street, Green Road (B260) Dartford DA1 1QE
Opening Times: Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm
Admission: £6, Concessions £5.50 Children £3.50, Family £15

Roast Green Road Depot O-16.5

23/9/2017 - 24/9/2017

Worthing MRC Exhibition

Event address: Durrington High School, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1LA
Opening Times: Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm
Admission: Adults £5.00 Children Accompanied children enter for free

Slindon Vale - O16.6 - Chris Davis

23/9/2017 - 24/9/2017

Dorset Model Railway Exhibition

Event address: Queen Elizabeth School, Blandford Road, Wimbourne, Dorset, BH21 4DT
Opening Times: Sat10am-4.30pm, Sun 10am -4:00pm
Admission: Adults £6, Children free
Parking: Free Parking

Watchet Town - Peter Jackson;

Cothele Quay- Tom Snook

Buttermere Mining O-9

Hintendorf, Continental O-16.5


Surrey Area Group

Narrow Gauge World is part of the main exhibition with a number of narrow gauge layouts. The main show has all the usual scales ad gauges

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

7mm NGA stand

Purgatory Peak, Macclesfield club's On30 layout

Gweek North Quay, O-16.5

Pen-y Craig, 5.5mm scale

Several OO-9 layoutsVintage bus from Wigan NW Station (West Coast Main Line) Note Wigan has two stations, bus runs from Wigan North Western,If going by car read notes in August Narrow News, it is easy to end up in the wrong lane approaching Robin Park especially from the M6


European Railways Association Exhibition

Event address: The 'H' Suite, 100 Icknield Port Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 0AA
Opening Times: 10.30am-4pm
Admission: £7.50, Child £2 Family £16

Gamle Carlsburg (Danish Oe) Tony and Kate Bennett

All European Railways, since starting Brexit I doubt the UK qualifies!


Seaboard Southern, North American Train Show

Event address: The Charis Centre, West Green Drive Crawley RH11 7EL
Opening Times: 10am-4pm
Admission: £5

7mm NGA On30 Depot

On30 Freemo (Surrey & Sussex Black Sheep Fremon30 Group

If you go, please would you e-mail and explain what this means!


Narrow Gauge Tewkesbury by M5-M50 Narrow Gauge Modellers

Event address: Tewkesbury School Ashchurch Road Tewkesbury GL20 8RF
Opening Times: 10:00 to 16:30
Admission: Adults £6.00, Child: £3.00
Parking: Yes, Free
Disabled Access: Yes
Refreshments: Yes
Telephone: 01905381943

35 Narrow Gauge Layputs in a range of scales from Gn15 to TT3

Layouts in 7mm scale are:

7mm scale layouts are:

Calstock, Halton Quay 0-16.5

Tennessee Extraction, On30

Brynllywdd, 0-16.5

Alan's Yard, 0-16.5

Aladale Farm, 09

Up The Line, 0-16.5

Melinau'r Abaty, 0-16.5

Afon Adit, 0-9

Farragut Yard, On30

Several Traders including the 7mmNGA Sales Stand including On30 Depot, the 00=9 Society Sales stand and others.

7/10/2017 - 8/10/2017

Croydon Model Railway Society Exhibition

Event address: Warlingham School, Tithepit Shaw Lane, Warlingham CR6 9YB

Slindon Vale Railway - O16.5 (Chris Davis)

St Mary's - 7mm narrow gauge


Keighley Club’s O Gauge Open Day

Event address: The Clubrooms, Knowle Mill, South Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 1SY Top Floor of Large Mill, Lift, Green Button
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

7mm NGA Stand

Wrose Mill. O-16.5 and just about everything else

Test Track

Traders, specialist 7mm. but includes scenic and buildings.

Not a full show but a club open day with extras. KMRC put away all the smaller toys and run all their extensive O gauge layouts. A friendly day out


Oxrail 2017 (incorporating Zedex)

Event address: Abingdon & Witney College. Wootton Rd, Abingdon. OX14 1GG

The End of the Line (Tim Crockford)

21/10/2017 - 22/10/2017

Uckfield Model Railway Club Exhibition

Event address: Uckfield Civic Centre, Civic Approach, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1AE
Opening Times: 10am-5pm
Admission: Admission: £6, Child FREE
Parking: Free adjacent town car park
Refreshments: Restaurant on site

Bridport Town 0-16.5 by David Taylor

Denton Brook 0-14 & 0 by Giles Favell

(Also Moorton Bottom Yard 00-9 by Paul Windle)

28/10/2017 - 29/10/2017

Weymouth Model Railway Association Annual Exhibition

Event address: Wey Valley School, Dorchester Road (A354) Weymouth, DT3 5AJ

The End of the Line - Tim Crockford



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



EDM Models



Slim Gauge Circle Meeting

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

The Slim Gauge Circle (Sgc-0tt) 0n30 Modular Group

The Slim Gauge Circle (H0n3 Hostlers) Modular Layout Group


7mm Narrow Gauge Association Modelling Goods and On30 Depot.

Andrew Neale Books

Blackham Transfers

American Narrow Gauge in various scales.

A fairly informal gathering.


Bradford Member's Day

Event address: St Cuthberts Church Wrose Road Bradford
Opening Times: about 10am until we get fed up about 4 pm
Parking: Limited, but you can park on the road
Disabled Access: Yes
Refreshments: Pies, Pies and more pies, plus mushy peas

TBA, if you have something you'd like to bring contact David Charlesworth

11/11/2017 - 12/11/2017

The Hayling Seaside Railway Exhibition

Event address: Hayling Community Centre Hayling Island Hampshire PO11 0HB

Slindon Vale - Norewood for Slindon and Norewood Depot - O-16.5 - South Downs Area Group

18/11/2017 - 19/11/2017

Millbrook Model Railway Exhibition

Event address: Millbrook TA Centre, Millbrook Road West, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 0AJ

Slindon Vale - Norewood for Slindon and Norewood Depot - O-16.5 - South Downs Area Group


Letchworth Annual Model Railway Exhibition

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

Watchet Town - Peter Jackson


Astolat Model Railway Exhibition

Event address: The Surrey Sports Park, University of Surrey, Richard Meyjes Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7AD

Watchet Town - Peter Jackson,

Slindon Vale - Norewood for Slindon and Norewood Depot - South Downs Area Group - O16.5

plus Association stand


Tonbridge Model Railway Club Exhibition

Event address: The Angel Centre, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1SF
Opening Times: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Admission: Adults - £6.00 Children (10-16) - £1.00 Accompanied children under 10 - FREE
Parking: The venue is surrounded by large car parks, making access easy.

Watchet Town - Peter Jackson - O16.5

Slindon Vale - Norewood for Slindon and Norewood Depot - South Downs Area Group - O16.5

plus other 7mm NG layouts and two 009 layouts.


Narrow Gauge North

Event address: Pudsey Civic Centre Dawsons Corner Pudsey
Parking: Yes, lots and FREE on Saturday, Very near Pudsey Rail Station
Disabled Access: Yes, by lift, but NOT to stage
Refreshments: Yes
Profits go to Wheatfields Hospice