Diary

Updated December 2019


Exhibitions

  • PORT ELLIOT - SA. January 5, 2020. Port Elliot Toy Fair. Institute Hall, 164 The Strand, Port Elliot. Games, model trains, die cast, dolls, collectables and more 9am-3pm (Sun). Entry by gold coin donation. Further details 0447 136 468.
  • 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.
  • NORLANE – VIC. January 25-26, 2020.Corio Model Railway Club Inc. New Venue - Centenary Hall, Corner Princess Highway and Cox Road, Norlane, Vic. 10am-5pm (Sat) & 10am-4pm (Sun).Adults $10, Child $5, Family $20. Contact: Ray Jazyna 0419329793.
  • ARARAT – VIC. February 15-16 2020. Grampian Model Railroaders Inc. Alexandra Oval Community Centre. Waratah Ave, Ararat 10am-5pm (Sat) & 10am-4pm (Sun). Contact: Stuart 0438 545 233. Website:www.gmrinc.org.au
  • FORESTVILLE – NSW. March 7–8, 2020. NSRMA Forestville Exhibition Forestville Memorial Halls, Cnr. Warringah Rd & Starkey St, Forestville, NSW 9am 5pm (Sat), 9am–4pm (Sun). Adult $13, Concession $10, Child $6, Family $32. Andrew King 0412 447 743 exhibition@nsrma.com.au
  • KYNETON – VIC. March 7-9, 2020. Macedon Ranges Model Railway Club. Annual Exhibition 2020. 10am-5pm (Sat & Sun), 10am-4pm (Mon). Sacred Heart Collage, Crn Begg and New Streets, Kyneton. Contact: Brian 0427 047 411.
  • 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.
  • BUNDABERG WEST – QLD. March 21-22, 2020. 2020 Bundaberg Model Train & Hobby Expo, Bundaberg Multiplex Sports & Convention Centre, Civic Avenue, Bundaberg West. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). Adults $12.00, Children 8-16 $5.00, Family Pass $30.00 (2 Adults & 3 Children over 8, Children under 8 FREE).Contact: Graham 0407 559 086.
  • DIAMOND CREEK – VIC. April 11-12, 2020. Yarra Valley model railway club model train exhibition. Community Bank Stadium, 129-163 Main Hurstbridge rd, Diamond Creek Vic. 9.30am-5pm (Sat), 10am-4pm (Sun). Adults $15 Child $5 Family $30. Email:  ptktray@bigpond.com
  • 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.
  • BOWEN HILLS - QLD. May 2-3, 2020. AMRA Qld Inc, Brisbane Model Train Show. The Exhibition Building, 601 Gregory Terrace (cnr. Costin Street) RNA Exhibition grounds. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). Adults $15, Concessions $10, Child (if accompanied by an adult) free. Enquiries to show manager. Email: amraqld1@gmail.com
  • STANHOPE GARDENS – NSW. May 2-3, 2020. Hills Model Railway Society (HMRS). Second year at NEW VENUE and NEW DATES: Blacktown Leisure Centre, Stanhope. CNR Sentry Drive and Stanhope Parkway, Stanhope Gardens. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). Adults $15, Child $8, Senior $10, Family $30. Contact: Secretary 0421 603 240. Email:  info@hmrs.org.au  Website:  www.hmrs.org.au
  • ALBURY – NSW. May 23–24, 2020. Murray Railway Modelers Model Train Show. Mirambeena Community Centre, 19 Martha Mews, Lavington NSW 2641. 9am-5pm (Sat), 10am-4pm (Sun). Contact: Grant 0417 538 700. Email: galamy@bigpond.com
  • GLEN WAVERLEY - VIC. June 6-8, 2020. Waverley Model Railway Club Annual Exhibition, Brandon Park Community Centre, 649 Ferntree Gully Road, Glen Waverley. 10am-6pm (Sat) 10am-5pm (Sun) 10am-4pm (Mon). Adults $12, Children $6, Family $30. Details:  exhibitions@waverleymrc.org.au
  • 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.
  • STAWELL - VIC. July 11-12, 2020. Grampian Model Railroaders Inc. SES Hall Sloane St Stawell Victoria 9am-5.00pm (Sat) & 10am-4pm (Sun). Contact: Stuart 0438 545 233. Website: www.gmrinc.org.au
  • THORNLEIGH – NSW.
    August 8-9, 2020. Marklin Models Exhibition, Thornleigh Community Centre, Cnr Phyllis and Central Avenues Thornleigh 2120. 9am–5pm (Sat) & 9am-4pm Sun. Large Bring and Buy stall. Most gauges and prototypes represented. Contact: Peter 0407 007 899.

  • 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 5, 2020. Registration at 8.30 for a 9am start (Sat). Modelling the Railways of South Australia 25, at the Flinders Medical Centre lecture theatres, Bedford Park. 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

Expos

  • PARADISE POINT – QLD. July 18-19, 2020. Miniature Trains on the Coast Model Train and Hobby Expo at Paradise Point Community Centre, 31 Falkinder Ave Paradise Point, Qld (Sat & Sun). Contact: Secretary  secretary@mtcgc.org.auor 0419 654 630.

Open Days

  • 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.
  • MORTDALE – NSW. April 4, 2020. AMRA NSW Clubrooms, 48 Barry Avenue, Mortdale NSW. 10am-4pm. Gold coin donation. Contact: 02 9153 5901. Website:  www.amransw.asn.au Australian Model Railway Association, NSW Branch Inc.
  • ARUNDEL – QLD. July 12, 2020. Gold Coast Model Railway Club, 18 Kendor St, Arundel Qld. 10am-4pm (Sun).

Sale Day

  • HELENSVALE – QLD. February 29, 2020. The Miniature Train Club Gold Coast Inc Buy and Sell at the Helensvale Community Hall, 31 Discovery Drive, Helensvale Qld (Sat). Table set up 9am. Free public entry from 10am. Close at 1.30pm. For tables contact: Charles 0414 449 463.
  • ZILLMERE - QLD. April 18,, 2020. AMRA Qld. Inc. 20a Murphy Road (Dunsford Street lights) Zillmere 9am-1pm. Layouts running, sausage sizzle, BBQ soft drinks, tea and coffee available. Enquiries and table bookings contact president Bruce Meiklejohn 0433 440 031. Email: amraqld1@gmail.com
  • ZILLMERE - QLD. October 17, 2020. AMRA Qld. Inc. 20a Murphy Road (Dunsford Street lights) Zillmere. 9am-1pm. Layouts running, sausage sizzle, BBQ soft drinks, tea and coffee available. Enquiries and table bookings contact president Bruce Meiklejohn 0433 440 031. Email: amraqld1@gmail.com
Further Information
Event organisers seeking listing within this page should send relevant details to 'Diary', SCR Publications PO Box 345 Matraville NSW 2036 or email amrmagzn@tpg.com.au.
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