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Model Tram Shows and Exhibitions

Model tramway layouts are exhibited at a range of model shows, varying from mainly railway to mainly tramway. Sometimes there are sales stands selling tram models, kits and parts.


Festival of Model Tramways

The Festival of Model Tramways

The main exhibition of the year, devoted completely to model trams and the national and premier event for the model tram enthusiast, is the Festival of Model Tramways, which is an annual show alternating since 1989 between London and the provinces. The London exhibitions were for many years held at the Kew Bridge Steam Museum and at Fairfield Halls, Croydon. The provincial shows have been at various venues including the National Tramway Museum at Crich, Derbyshire, the Midlands Transport Museum in Wythall, Birmingham, the Blackpool and Fleetwood Centenary and the now regular location, the Museum of Transport in Manchester.

The details of the current exhibition and reviews of earlier ones can be found on the Festival pages.



Exhibitions with model tramway interest

The following exhibitions have some tramway interest, although this may be only one tramway layout or display.

7/10/2017 Aylesham Juilee Cente, Norwich Road, N11 6JG - Dave Carson's 4mm Terminus-All Change!!!
7/10/2017 Mickleover Community Cente, Uttoxeter Road, DE3 0DA - John Huddlestone's 3.5mm Ober Hamo layout
21/10/2017 Chichester High School for Boys, Kingsham Road, PO19 8AE 10-5 TLRS Sussex Group's 1:16 scale layout
28-29/10/2017 Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road, HD4 3AS - Steve Smith's 4mm Hong Kong Yellowthreads Treat
11/11/2017 Romford Marshall's Park School, Pettits Lane, RM1 4EH - Dave Carson's 3.5mm New Warmington Pier
18/11/2017 Bassingbourn Village College, South End, SG8 5NK - Dave Carson's 4mm Terminus-All Change!!!
9/12/2017 Manningtree Venture Centre 2000, Bromley Road, Lawford, CO11 2JE - Dave Carson's 4mm Terminus-All Change!!!
3-4/02/2018 Stafford Staffordshire County Showground, Weston Road, ST18 0BD - Dave Carson's 4mm Terminus-All Change!!!
03/03/2018 March Braza Club, Elm Road, PE15 8NZ - Dave Carson's 3.5mm New Warmington Pier
14/04/2018 Luton Stopsley High School, St. Thomas Road, LU2 7UX - Dave Carson's 4mm Terminus-All Change!!!
21-22/04/2018 Manchester The Festival of Model Tramways
at the Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester, Boyle Street, Cheetham, M8 8UW
10-5 The BIG ONE with a huge number of tramway stands. the national and premier event for the model tram enthusiast. Don't miss it.
09/06/2018 Biggleswade Trinity Methodist Church, Shortland Street, SG18 0AD - Dave Carson's 3.5mm New Warmington Pier

Tramfare magazine This information is compiled by Clive Beech (TLRS Publicity Officer) for the Tramfare magazine and it is reproduced by permission of the TLRS. It has been provided by various sources and is published in good faith. No liability is accepted as a result of any reliance on this information. Please check with the exhibition organisers before travelling any distance.

Details of exhibitions where model trams will be shown should be sent to:
Clive Beech, 170, Derby Road, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 3AL.



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