Diary

Updated August 2019


Exhibitions

  • CAULFIELD - VIC. August 24-25, 2019. Caulfield Racecourse, Station Street, Caulfield. Melway Map 68 Ref E1. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). Enquires: Clubrooms Telephone (03) 9885 7034. Email: amravic.exhibition@amra-vic.org.au
  • PROSPECT - SA. September 5-8, 2019. South Australian ‘N’ Gauge Society display. Northpark Shopping Centre, 264 Main North Road, Prospect. 10am-9pm (Thu), 9am–5pm (Fri & Sat), 11am–3pm (Sun). Contact:secretary2@sangs.asn.au Website:http://www.sangs.asn.au/ Find us on Facebook.
  • MCLAREN VALE – SA. September 7–8, 2019. Model Railway Exhibition Uniting Church, 255–261 Main Road, McLaren Vale SA. 9.30am-5pm (Sat), 10am-4pm (Sun). Adults $6, Child $3, Family $15. Contact: Rod 0408827789.
  • KYNETON-VIC. September 21-22, 2019. ARMMEX 2019 Macedon Ranges MRC and Cottage Industry Consortium Present the 5th annual expo of Cottage industry manufacturers. Masonic Hall, Yaldwin Street West, Kyneton. 10am-5pm (Sat), 10am-4pm (Sun). Flat entry fee $5.00.
  • SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK - NSW. October 5-7, 2019. The Sydney Model Railway Exhibition at Hall 5, Southee Pavilion Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun), 9.00am-4.00pm (Monday). $18 Adults, $10 Children, $12 Concessions, $45 Family, $35 Multi Day Pass. Contact: 02 9153 5901. Email:  exhibition@amransw.asn.au
  • BURWOOD – NSW. October 12-13, 2019. TT scale Layout plus train films, Burwood Uniting Church, Burwood Road (between station and Westfield). 10am-5pm (Sat & Sun). Gold coin donation. Contact: Peter 0458 043 985. (Exhibition will run despite weather or cancellation of Sunday’s Burwood Festival.)
  • BATHURST – NSW. October 19-20, 2019. 3rd Bathurst (All Saints Cathedral) Scout Group Trevitt Pavilion Bathurst Showground Great Western Highway Bathurst. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). $10/$5/$25. Contact Sandie 0414 356 813.
  • SHEPPARTON – VIC. October 19–20, 2019. Shepparton Model Rail Exhibition, GV Rail Club Inc. McIntosh Centre, Shepparton Showgrounds (5 minute walk from the railway station). 9am–5.30pm (Sat), 10am–4pm (Sun). Adults $10, Children $4, Family $20. Contact: Ross 0407 845 247 Email: https://www.gvrailclub.com
  • SUNBURY-VIC. October 19-20, 2019. Sunbury Model Railway Club 36th Annual Exhibition, St Annes Church Hall, Riddel Road Sunbury. 10am-5pm (Sat), 10am-4 pm (Sunday). Adults $10.00 Child $4.00 Pensioner $7.00 Family $20.00.
  • WAGGA WAGGA – NSW. November 2-3, 2019. Wagga Wagga Model Railroaders Inc are holding their 20th annual Model Train & Hobby Exhibition at the Wagga Showgrounds, Kyeamba Smith Hall, Bourke St, 9am-5pm (Sat) 9am-4pm (Sun). Adults $10, Senior $8, Child $5, Family $25, Children under 5 yrs free. Contact: Dave Edger 0418446337. Email:  rotoreggie@bigpond.com
  • SALISBURY DOWNS - SA. November 7-10, 2019. South Australian ‘N’ Gauge Society display. Hollywood Plaza Shopping Centre, Winzor Street & Spains Road, Salisbury Downs. 10am-9pm (Thu), 9am–5pm (Fri & Sat), 11am–3pm (Sun). Contact:secretary2@sangs.asn.au Website:http://www.sangs.asn.au/ Find us on Facebook.
  • MILANG – SA. November 23-24, 2019. Model Railway Show at the Milang Institute and Railway Museum, an hour south of Adelaide.  Free train rides. Entry adults $10, accompanied children free. 10am-4pm (Sat & Sun). Contact: 0414 232 060 or  www.milangrailway.org.au
  • PHILLIP ISLAND – VIC. January 11-12, 2020. Phillip Island & District Railway Modellers Exhibition. Cowes Cultural CentreCnr. Thompson Avenue & Church St., Cowes. 10am-5pm (Sat), 10am-4pm (Sun). Contact: Martin Murden: murden@bigpond.com
  • WARRNAMBOOL – VIC. January 11-12, 2020. Warrnambool Model Railway Exhibition, St. Joseph’s Primary School Hall, Botanic Road, Warrnambool. 10am-5pm (Sat) 10am-4pm (Sun). 0448 605 211.  Email: lbamford@ansonic.com.au
  • UNLEY - SA.
    January 17-19, 2020. South Australian ‘N’ Gauge Society display. Unley Civic Library, 181 Unley Road, Unley. 10am-4pm (Fri & Sat), 1pm–4pm (Sun). Contact: secretary2@sangs.asn.au Website:http://www.sangs.asn.au/ Find us on Facebook.
  • HALLETT COVE - SA.  March 14-15, 2020. South Australian ‘N’ Gauge Society display, workshop & talk. Cove Civic Centre, 1 Ragamuffin Drive, Hallett Cove. 10am-4pm (Sat), 1pm–4pm (Sun). Contact:  Secretary:secretary2@sangs.asn.au Website:  http://www.sangs.asn.au/ Find us on Facebook.
  • GILLES PLAINS - SA.  April 16-19, 2020. South Australian ‘N’ Gauge Society display. Gilles Plains Shopping Centre, 575 North East Road, Gilles Plains. 10am-9pm (Thu), 9am–5pm (Fri & Sat), 11am–3pm (Sun). Contact: Secretary: secretary2@sangs.asn.au  Website: http://www.sangs.asn.au/ Find us on Facebook.
  • SEAFORD - SA.  July 9-12,  2020. South Australian ‘N’ Gauge Society display. Seaford Central Shopping Centre, 108 Commercial Road, Seaford. 10am-9pm (Thu), 9am–5pm (Fri & Sat), 11am–3pm (Sun). Contact: Secretary:  secretary2@sangs.asn.au  Website: http://www.sangs.asn.au/ Find us on Facebook.
  • INGLE FARM - SA. August 20-23, 2020. South Australian ‘N’ Gauge Society display. Ingle Farm Shopping Centre, cnr Walkleys & Montacute Roads, Ingle Farm. 10am-9pm (Thu), 9am–5pm (Fri & Sat), 11am–3pm (Sun). Contact: Secretary:  secretary2@sangs.asn.au  Website: http://www.sangs.asn.au/ Find us on Facebook.

Seminars & Conventions

  • ADELAIDE - SA. September 7, 2019. Modelling the Railways of South Australia 24, 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 at convention@mrsac.com.
  • CANBERRA - ACT.  October 10–13, 2019. N Scale Conventions Australia Ltd, Ibis Styles Hotel, Narrabundah, ACT. The 16th convention will have presentations on many aspects of the hobby. Modelling of the highest class will be on show and modellers of all scales welcome. Early bird registration $295 (ends 31 May 2019); full registration $325. Full details via http://convention2019.nscale.org.au/

Open Days

  • BRISBANE – QLD. September 8, 2019. 9.00am-2.00pm (Sun). 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. 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.comor 0439 435 366.
  • GOLD COAST – QLD. September, 22 2019. Gold Coast Model Railway Club Open Day with Buy & Sell. 18 Kendor St, Arundel. 10am-4.00pm. Refreshments and adequate parking available on site.
  • BRENDALE - QLD. November 3, 2019. Buy and Sell, Open Day to be held at the Railway Modellers Club, Buckley Park, Terrence Road, Brendale. 10.00am-1.00pm (Sun).
  • EPPING – NSW. November 9, 2019. SCMRA and EMRCI at Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. 10am-3.30pm (Sat). Layout operation (HO). Scenery Clinic at 11am. Free sausage sizzle lunch. Trevor Moore 9876 3522.
  • EPPING - NSW. January 11, 2020. SCMRA and EMRCI at Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. 10am- 3.30pm (Sat). Layout operation (HO). Getting Started in Model Railways Clinic at 11.00am. Free sausage sizzle lunch. Trevor Moore 9876 3522.

Sale Day

  • CALOUNDRA – QLD. October 12, 2019. The Sunshine Coast Model Rail Club will hold their Sale and Display Day at new premises being United Church Hall 56C Queen Street Caloundra, from 8.30am till 1pm (Sat). Items including locomotives, other rolling stock and scenery items. A Thomas layout for children to operate will be there, together with other operating layouts. Free Admission. Light Refreshments available. Sale Table Bookings. Contact: (07) 5479 0339 or (07) 5491 9213.
  • BRISBANE - QLD. October 19, 2019. AMRA Qld. Inc. 20a Murphy Road (Dunsford Street lights) Zillmere. 9.00am-1.00pm (Sat). Layouts running, sausage sizzle, B.B.Q. soft drinks, tea and coffee available. Contact: president Bruce Meiklejohn 0433 440 031. Email:  amraqld1@gmail.com
  • BRISBANE - QLD. November 19, 2019. Buy & sell night. Union Pacific Model Railroad Club at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. Registrations from 6pm, Sale commences 8pm (Tues). FREE ENTRY, refreshments available. No bookings required for sellers. Enquiries: 0439 435 366. Email: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com
  • EPPING - NSW.  November 30, 2019. Model Railway Market Day organised by Epping Model Railway Club. 10am–1pm. Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. Contact Mike 0408 817 554 to book a table or  contact@eppingmodelrailway.org.au
Further Information
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