Category Archives: Out and about

Tolworth Showtrain 2019 – 1

Another exhibition visit last Saturday, this time to the Tolworth Showtrain exhibition, arranged by the Hampton Court MRS.  I took both Derek’s – Atfield and Apps – with me and we had a pleasant morning looking at a good show.  … Continue reading

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Wycrail exhibition 2019 – 2

The second half of my Wycrail visit….. It’s an unusual UK show with two Norwegian layouts on show.  Svanda (HO) is a pleasant change from the GWR branchline, though the track layout is similar to any European branch or secondary line. … Continue reading

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Wycrail exhibition 2019 – 1

Last Saturday offered a difficult choice.  Watch England in the rugby world cup final, or drive 50 miles in wind and rain to the Wycrail exhibition at High Wycombe.  I had a bad feeling about the rugby (correctly) and wanted … Continue reading

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Odds and ends….

A few bits and pieces as a change from exhibition reports (although people seem to like pictures from an exhibition more than me wittering on…..)  All are from that wonderful time waster YouTube…. First a car journey up the A20 … Continue reading

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The Redhill Brick & Model Show – 2019

We spent last Saturday at the nearby 17th Reigate Scouts Lego and model show.  We took a small N-mod circuit, and Paul took one of his Kato layouts, now pre-mounted on baseboards to speed setup.  We arrived early at 8am, … Continue reading

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Uckfield MRC exhibition 2019 #2

Charmouth (O-16.5) is set in West Dorset. De Graafstroom (3.5mm/ft scale, 12.26mm gauge or P87n3.5) is just brilliant, and was my highlight of the show.  A slice of Dutch tramline set in 1947, it gives some wonderful views along the … Continue reading

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Uckfield MRC exhibition 2019 #1

As my last post suggested, I couldn’t get to the Uckfield show on the Saturday.  This is one of my ‘must visit’ exhibitions for the year, as it always turns up some lovely small and medium sized layouts, and some … Continue reading

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