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Last updated 15th May 22. May: 7-8: Carnforth Model Railway Show, Carnforth, Lancashire14-15: European Railway Modellers Convention, Crewe Heritage Centre June:11: 7mm Exhibition, Burton-on-Trent19: Toy & Train Collectors Fair, Stafford Showground25-26: Keighley Model Railway Show, Yorkshire August:27-28: St Johns Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent September:3-4: Liverpool Model Railway Show, Liverpool10-11: Leigh Model Railway Show, Leigh17: Trent Valley Model Railway, Lichfield24-25: Stafford Model Railway Circle Exhibition, Stafford October:1-2: Wigan Model Railway Show, Wigan8-9: Great Electric Train Show, Milton Keynes15-16: Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Wirksworth29-30: Great British Model Railway Show, British Motor Museum, Warwickshire November:12-13: Alsager Model Railway Show, Crewe27: Toy & Train Collectors Fair,...

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NEWS RELEASE: Wednesday 27th April 2022 RAILstuff launch ‘Scenery makes your railway’ campaign   Model railway scenics and accessories retailer RAILstuff are today launching a campaign focused on how important scenery is to creating a great model railway layout. The “Scenery makes your railway” campaign invites modellers to share stories and pictures of their favourite scenic project, and the transformation from track on a board to a more realistic scene. RAILstuff are also tapping into the debate around rising costs of locomotives in the hobby by discussing the strong value of scenic items in comparison and the benefit they can...

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So here's a blog I've agonised over writing or indeed how to write it... Before I say anything, let me make something really crystal clear - I love model shops... there's nothing quite like walking in and spending ages having a really good look around, getting ideas, picking bits up, getting advice. If you have a good local model shop then please support them. My love for these shops is also one of the reasons that I don't stock and sell locos and rolling stock - they are much better placed to do that and deserve the support. But... just...

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The London Festival of Railway Modelling 2022 A week or so on from our debut at Alexandra Palace and now seems like a good time to talk about the show from a trader's point of view. Arriving on the Friday to set-up I have to say the organisation of the unloading and how simple it was for exhibitors was way beyond our expectations - we were able to drive in to the hall, unload, and then move the van before starting the set-up proper. The aim as always was to get as much product out, neatly arranged, in the smallest...

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Last updated 2nd Feb 22. February:12-13: British Festival Railway Modelling, Doncaster26-27: Nottingham Model Railway Show March:19-20: London Festival Railway Modelling, Alexandra Palace April:2-3: South Notts Bingham Model Railway Show, Cotgrave August:27-28: St Johns Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent September:17: Trent Valley Model Railway, Lichfield24-25: Stafford Model Railway Circle Exhibition, Stafford October:2: Toy & Train Collectors Fair, Doncaster8-9: Great Electric Train Show, Milton Keynes *TBC15-16: Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Wirksworth November:12-13: Alsager Model Railway Show, Crewe27: Toy & Train Collectors Fair, Bolton December:27: Toy & Train Collectors Fair, NEC

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