EXHIBITIONS


CASTLE HILL – NSW. July 21-22, 2018. Hills Model Railway Society (HMRS) exhibition. Harvey Lowe Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground. Entry from Showground Road. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $12, Children $6, Senior $8, Family $25. Contact: Secretary on 0421 603 240. Email: info@hmrs.org.au Website: www.hmrs.org.au
BRAYBROOK – VIC. August 4-5, 2018. Sunshine Model Railway Club Exhibition. Braybrook Secondary College, Burke Street, Braybrook, Victoria. 9.30am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.30am-4.00pm (Sun). $8.adult (child under 16 free with adult. Enquiries: Joe 0407 560 360 or Ted 03 9311 8389.
CANBERRA - ACT. August 4-5, 2018. 46th Model Railway & Scale Model Exhibition at Malkara Special School, Wisdom Street, Garran, ACT. 9:30am-5:00pm (Sat), 9:30am-4:00pm (Sun). Organised by the ACT Model Railway Society Inc and Malkara Special School P&C Inc. Contact: Gavan Bennett 0401 308 926. Email: gavanbennett@iinet.net.au
STRATHPINE – QLD, August 4-5, 2018. Organised by the Railway Modellers Club of Queensland Inc. (RMCQ). Strathpine Community Centre, 199 Gympie Road Strathpine (enter off Mecklem Street). 9.00am–4.00pm (Sat & Sun). Contact: Paul Hucklebridge (Show Co-ordinator). Phone: 07 3284 8518 or 0408 706 411. Adults $7, Senior/Concession $6, Children $2, Family (2A + 3C) $17. Email: show.coordinator@rmcq.org.au
THORNLEIGH – NSW. August 11–12, 2018. Marklin Modellers Exhibition, Thornleigh Community Centre, Cnr Phyllis and Central Avenues, Thornleigh (next to Bunnings). Models trains of European, American, Australian and British prototypes will be on display and for sale in our second hand stand. 9.00am–5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am–4.00pm (Sun). Adults $10, Seniors/Pensioners $8, Child $5 and Family $25. Contact: Norm 02 9918 3575. Email: marklin.modellers.sydney@hotmail.com
CAULFIELD - VIC. August 25-26, 2018. AMRA Victorian Branch Exhibition at Caulfield Racecourse, Station Street, Caulfield. Melway Map 68 Ref E1. 9:00am to 6:00pm (Sat), 9:00am to 5:00pm (Sun). Enquires: Clubrooms Telephone (03) 9885 7034. Email: exhibition@amravic.com.au
LIVERPOOL – NSW. September 29-30 & October 1, 2018. Sydney Model Railway Exhibition, Whitlam Leisure Centre, Memorial Ave, Liverpool. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun) & 9.00am-4.00pm (Mon). A$17/S$12/C$9/F$43. Australian Model Railway Association NSW Inc. Phone (02) 9153 5901, Fax (02) 9153 5905. Email: president@amransw.asn.au or Website: www.sydneymodelrailwayexhibition.com
THORNBURY – VIC. September 16, 2018. The Victorian Model Railway Society’s Prototype Modellers Forum. Thornbury High School. Details and registration forms available at http://www.vmrs.net/
SUNBURY – VIC. October 20-21, 2018. Sunbury Model Railway Club Exhibition. St Annes Church Hall, Riddell Road, Sunbury. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Enquiries 0427 047 411.
FORUMS
THORNBURY – VIC. September 16, 2018. The Victorian Model Railway Society’s Prototype Modellers Forum. Thornbury High School. Details and registration forms available at http://www.vmrs.net/

SEMINARS & CONVENTIONS


EPPING – NSW. July 28, 2018. Modelling the Early Days of the NSW Railways at Dence Park. Registration essential. Attendees for previous three years will be contacted directly. Details: amrmagzn@tpg.com.au
ADELAIDE - SA. September 1, 2018. Modelling the Railways of South Australia 23, at the Flinders Medical Centre lecture theatres, Bedford Park. 8.30am registration. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat). Registration forms: MRSAC, PO Box 356, Parkholm SA 5043; www.mrsac.com; or selected hobby shops. Contact: at the above address or email convention@mrsac.com.
BEENLEIGH – QLD. October 13, 2018. Modelling the Railways of Queensland Convention. The Beenleigh Events Centre, 9.00am (Sat). Website: www.qldrailheritage.com/mrqc
ARMIDALE – NSW. November 17-18, 2018. New England Convention at Armidale Bowling Club, Dumaresq Street, Armidale. 8.30-5.00 (Sat), 8.30-3.30 (Sun). Attendance by pre-registration only. Contact: Warren Herbert 02 6732 5711. Website: www.newenglandmodelrailwayclub.com

EXPOS


KYNETON – VIC. September 15-16, 2018. ARRMEX 18 (Manufacturers Expo). Cottage Industry Consortium and Macedon Ranges MRC. Masonic Hall, Yaldwyn Street, Kyneton. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat ), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Enquiries 0417 047 411.

OPEN DAYS


BRISBANE – QLD. September 9, 2018. Union Pacific Model Railroad Club welcomes visitors to view our large American model trains in operation at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. 9.00am-2.00pm (Sun). Refreshments available. Table Sales available to non-members limited to 6 tables so early bookings essential. For table space and other enquiries: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com or 0439 435 366.
GOLD COAST – QLD. September 16, 2018. Gold Coast Model Railway Club family open day 18 Kendall Street, Arundle. 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). $2/$5. Enquiries: 07 5500 6644.
EPPING – NSW. November 10, 2018. SCMRA and EMRCI at Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Rd, Epping. 10.00am-4.00pm (Sat). Layout operation. Scenery clinic at 11.00am. Free sausage sizzle lunch. Details from Trevor Moore 9876 3522.
EPPING – NSW. January 12, 2019. SCMRA and EMRCI at Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Rd, Epping. 10.00am-4.00pm (Sat). Layout operation. Getting Started clinic at 11.00am. Free sausage sizzle lunch. Details from Trevor Moore 9876 3522.

SALE DAY


BRISBANE – Qld. October 20, 2018. AMRA Qld Branch Inc. club premises, 20A Murphy Road Zillmere 9.00am–3.00pm. Table sales, layouts running, sausage sizzle etc. Entry by gold coin donation appreciated. Contact Bruce Meiklejohn 0433440031 or email bruceian58@gmail.com for bookings and/or table hire.
BRISBANE – QLD. November 20, 2018. Buy and Sell Nights. Union Pacific Model Railroad Club at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. Registrations from 6.00pm (Tues). Sale commences 8.00pm. FREE ENTRY, refreshments available. No bookings required for sellers. Enquiries: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com or 0439 435 366.

SWAP MEET


WINDSOR GARDENS – SA. September 16, 2018. South Australian Railway Modellers Assn Toy & Model Swap meet, Avenues College Gym, Windsor Gardens. 10.00am-1.00pm (Sun).

FESTIVALS

Updated 17 Jul 2018