Category Archives: Exhibitions

Two exhibitions and a breakfast

Wasn’t there a film with a similar name many years ago? Allan asked whether Derek and I were interested in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, followed by visits to the Worthing and Dorking MRC exhibitions.  An offer not to be turned down.  … Continue reading

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TINGS 2022 – a few thoughts

I’ve been interested to see the reactions to this year’s TINGS on Facebook and forums.  Such a wide range of opinions, from very good down to very disappointing.  As an occasional exhibition manager, albeit of smaller shows, it is educational … Continue reading

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TINGS 2022 – Some other layouts

Allan walked around the show as it opened, and caught some of the other layouts on display.  I’ve selected some of the layouts that I’d have spent time watching!!  They appear in alphabetical order… Always good to see Ambleton Vale, … Continue reading

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TINGS 2022 – The N-Club layout

Well, I’ve finally gotten around to posting Allan’s TINGS photos, after one or two diversions onto other topics.  He spent a pleasant weekend helping our N-Club International friends from Stuttgart operate their modular layout.  The set-up and layout…. Some of … Continue reading

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Seaboard Southern NMRA show, 17 September 2022

Saturday was the local NMRA group’s annual meet at the Charis Centre in Crawley.  Although I am modelling less American railroads than in the past, it’s a local show and well worth a visit.  Even better, Simon picked me up … Continue reading

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Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway 2022 #2

The great thing about the B&WLR is that the railway is a ‘real’ narrow gauge locomotive, not a miniature railway.  The locomotives have all had previous lives in Welsh quarries, or German railways.  Our spot in the engine shed (cleaned … Continue reading

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Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway 2022 #1

A busy but very satisfying weekend was spent at the Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway – a fine mixture of model railways and 2′ gauge narrow gauge.  A good number of ESNG members helped through the weekend, but Allan, Derek … Continue reading

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2mm Scale Association Diamond Jubilee Expo – 3

And finally, the micro layouts.  These were mostly entrants to the Diamond Jubilee Challenge layouts.  The 2mm Scale Association ran a layout challenge to celebrate their Diamond Jubilee in 2020. Entrants were required to build a small 2mm scale layout … Continue reading

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2mm Scale Association Diamond Jubilee Expo – 2

Today, we’ll look at the ‘medium’ sized layouts, that takes in anything that isn’t tiny and isn’t enormous.  These are the sort of layouts that the average punter could build – not ‘lifetime’ layouts like those in the my last … Continue reading

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2mm Scale Association Diamond Jubilee Expo – 1

Plenty of blogging to get on with.  I’ve got another set of photos from Germany, as Ron once again goes in hunt of the elusive strudel – and no doubt immediately eats it.  But first, an account of a most … Continue reading

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