25th Southwold Model Railway Exhibition
Sunday, August 4, 2013
00:10 - All Ages
Saint Felix School (map)
Halesworth Road, IP18 6SD
Southwold Model Railway Exhibition is the largest, and the only two-day, club organised model
railway exhibition in East Anglia! Regularly attracting 2,500 - 3,000 visitors, from around the
country, it caters for all aspects and levels of modelling interest, in fact from Toy Trains to
Some twenty layouts, in scales from Z to Gauge 1, have been booked and for the children there’s
an opportunity to Drive a model train!
As well as twenty “table height” railway layouts there are live-steam train and traction engine rides,
provided by Halesworth & District Model Engineers and gauge one live-steam trains will be
running around the refreshment marquee.
Various demonstrations of modelling techniques and tips will take place throughout both days, not
to be missed is Roy Hickman's model tree making.
Trade stands include those selling new and pre-owned model railway items, Kits, Tools, Paints,
Materials, Books, DVDs etc.
Wheelchair access to all areas, there is a free car park and light refreshments will be available.
The raffle will again be supporting the RNLI and East Anglian Air Ambulance and Thomas (the
tank engine) and Friends Zip Pulls will be on sale on behalf of the National Autistic Society.
Special guest Sunday only Richard Spendlove MBE, BBC Regional Radio Presenter, Creator
and Co-writer of TV Comedy series Oh Dr Beeching.
Admission Charges Adult £5.00, Seniors, £4.50, Child £3.00
The exhibition opens at 1000 on both days, until 1700 Saturday and 1630 Sunday.
Website - www.waveneyvalleymrc.150m.com