Category Archives: Exhibitions

Two views of the hobby

Following the tragic trashing of the Market Deeping MRC exhibition, and the amazing show of solidarity that raised over £100,000 for the club and other exhibition losses, there have been a number of positive articles in the newspapers.  Here are … Continue reading

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expoEM Spring 2019

Last Saturday I drove over to Bracknell to visit the Spring expoEM.  I have never insisted on exhibitions having any ‘N’ gauge, so an excellent show like this an easy drive away was a must.  There were some very good … Continue reading

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Sad, sad, news

Like many of the UK model railway community, I have been shocked and saddened by the news about the Market Deeping MRC show in Stamford.  As you have probably read, it had to be cancelled after four teenagers broke into … Continue reading

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Dorking MRC Spring Exhibition 2019

Dorking MRC held their Spring Show in Redhill, so I dropped in as it was within walking distance.  A small show, but some good layouts, and I saw a number of friends to talk to. Dorking had their new ‘N’ … Continue reading

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Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway 2019

I was unable to join the expedition to the Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway, down in deepest Kent, but Allan sent me some photographs. The first Sunday in May is the first operating day of the year for the Bredgar … Continue reading

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On my workbench – one project complete

A while back I reported on me repainting Microtrains and Atlas coaches into Lehigh Valley colours.   These coaches are not exactly right for LV heavyweights, but they’ll do the job.  And I have finished the repaints – plus four … Continue reading

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Epsom Show – 2019 #2

Herstmonceux in ‘OO’ models the LBSCR in Sussex.  A rural location, but as with anywhere south of London, the opportunity to run plenty of trains up to the ‘smoke’. Fintonagh (O-16.5) models an imaginary terminus on the 3′ gauge Clogher … Continue reading

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