Public Events

More about the Events list at the bottom of the page 

Members Events – click here

10th June 2018 - Andover Model Engineers Society

Solstice Sizzle commencing at 10am. Andover and District Model Engineers Society (ADMES)  SP11 7HT.  Contact Dicky Boast.
16th June 2018 - 17th June 2018 Woodvale Rally, Southport

Dobson Bridge in attendance, please contact Maurice Rushby.  A large event with model boats, model aircraft, vintage and classic cars, military vehicles and much more.  
23rd June 2018 - 24th June 2018 Gauge 1 Germany

Gauge 1 Convention, Sinsheim Technik Museum, Germany.  Invicta track in attendance contact Stuart Hithersay.  
23rd June 2018 - 24th June 2018 Bluebell Railway

Model Railway Weekend.  Gauge 1 in attendance with Surrey Oval, contact Adrian Johnstone.
6th July 2018 - 7th July 2018 Essex Group Open Day

2 Gauge 1 layouts and 2 Gauge 3 portable layouts.  Fish and Chip lunch, contact Cliff Barker on 01702-217422.   10am to 6pm
14th July 2018 - Gauge 1 North

Bakewell Agricultural Centre. Contact Peter Vincent
15th July 2018 - Vintage Tinplate Group

Darley Abbey Village Hall.  Contact Keith Whitworth.
15th July 2018 - Get Together Bob Lock

  Milbourne Port from 12 noon.    Somerset and Dorset day.
5th August 2018 - Birmingham Society of Model Engineers

Illshaw Heath Road, Hockley Heath, Solihull, West Midlands.  B94 6DN From 10am................... contact Phil Shrimpton 07935 248 355
18th August 2018 - Vintage Tinplate Group

Get together at Hollywood Golf Club, Nr Birmingham. Contact Keith Whitworth
8th September 2018 - 9th September 2018 Vintage Tinplate Group

Rushden 2 day  exhibition. Contact Keith Whitworth   07488301825
18th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre
27th October 2018 - Exeter Garden Railway Show

Vintage Tinplate Group of GIMRA have been invited to attend.   Contact Keith Whitworth Please note that the Vintage Tinplate Group are no longer attending this show.
3rd November 2018 - Padiham Model Railway Show

Main attraction being Gauge 1 Withnell Junction by North West Group Contact John Lindars
2nd December 2018 - Vintage Train Christmas Party

Get Together and Train Show, Avoncroft Arts Centre, A38, Bromsgrove.  Sat Nav:  B60 4JS.  Bring & Buy, Refreshments, Disabled Access. Contact Dave Orchard  01527 874988 10.30am to 4.30pm  
16th February 2019 - Bacon Butty Bash

Salisbury and Stonehenge Group at Durrington Village Hall.  SP4 8AD.  10am to 5pm Contact Dicky Boast 01980-652921

Using the Events list

This events list is in the public part of the website and should only include events open to the public though admittance may have to be arranged in advance. However, some closed-to-the-public events do creep into this list by mistake so you are advised to check with the organisers before attending. There is also a members only events list in the password protected part of the website.

Please note that most G1MRA events are organised locally and that some Groups have their own websites – See Groups for further information

Please observe the protocol: Spectators are not to get in the way of drivers of trains and  drivers should not obstruct the tracks when stopping. (see Standards and Guidance).

For G1MRA run exhibitions, but not Get-Togethers unless specifically requested, please take the current boiler certificate for each live steam loco you wish to run (see Standards and Guidance).

Interested in becoming a Member ? follow this link

* Please note: Members Get-togethers start at 14.00 hrs unless stated otherwise above – these are usually Members only anyway.

For Contact Email address for Events

Notify an event to the diary of Newsletter and Journal and the website. Send an email to Peter Wood: peterwood-gimra.nw@talktalk.net

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