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2017 Events Calendar


25th-26th March: The London Festival of Railway Modelling, Alexandra Palace, London, N22 7AY. Plenty of free car parking on site. Nearest railway stations are Alexandra Palace (Great Northern, Moorgate-Hertford North/Welwyn Garden City) and Wood Green (London Underground, Piccadilly line). Bus W3 runs to Alexandra Palace and there is also a free shuttle bus from Wood Green station.



1st April: Cambridge Model Railway Exhibition, Sawston Village College, Cambridge, CB22 3BP. Directions are available on the event’s website:

8th April: The National Garden Railway Show, Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground, PE2 6XE. Near junction 17 of the A1(M).

22nd-23rd April: North Norfolk Railway Spring Steam Gala, Sheringham Station, NR26 8RA. Next to Sheringham National Rail station on the Bittern Line (Abellio Greater Anglia), served by trains from Norwich. There is a large pay & display car park at the station.

29th April: 4th Southwold Railway Show and Model Railway Exhibition, St. Edmund’s Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold, IP18 6JP.

30th April – 1st May: 50 Years of Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7NJ. Next to Didcot Parkway railway station on the Great Western main line, where parking is available. Access to the centre is the through the station’s ticket hall and subway.


*6th May: South West Herts Model Railway Society’s Annual Exhibition, Queens School, Aldenham Road, Bushey, WD23 2TY.


3rd-4th June: Nene Valley Railway 40th Anniversary Gala, Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough, PE8 6LR. Featuring guest locomotives LMS Rebuilt Royal Scot no.46100 Royal Scot and British Rail Class 55 Royal Scots Grey (appearing as no.55018 Ballymoss). Turn off of the A1 from the Stibbigton flyover and follow the signs to Wansford station. Parking is free.

*Tyseley Locomotive Works Open Day.


8th July: Model Railway Exhibition, The Robert Barclay Academy (formerly Sheredes School), Cock Lane, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, EN11 8JY.

*15th-16th July: The Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway’s 90th Anniversary Birthday Party.

* = The Trust’s attendance at these events has yet to be confirmed.

Last updated: 14th March 2017.

We are looking forward to having you with us.

28th September 2017

The GER 789 Talk Team is appearing at South East Essex Railway Club, Friends Meeting House, 18 Dundonald Drive, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 1NB. Doors open 20.00 hrs.