Nottingham MRS Spring Show Diary Details

Saturday & Sunday 14 & 15 March 2020

 

Organiser: Nottingham MRS

Venue: Highbank Community Centre, Farnborough Road, Clifton, Nottingham NG11 9DG.

 

Open:

Sat 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 10:00 – 16:00

 

Admission: adults £4, children £1

Venue amenities: refreshments, level access throughout,

 

How to get there

Public transport – Nottingham Express Tram (NET) to Holy Trinity tram stop

By Car – M1 Jct. 24, use A453 to Clifton. There is some on-street parking or use the free parking at Clifton NET Park and Ride which signed from the A453 (Satnav NG11 8BF). NET offers a £1 Clifton Shopper ticket for the tram from here to the venue tram stop.

Features: 9 layouts including the return of the iconic Deepcar, trade stands and hands on demonstration. 

 

 

Layouts

Deepcar – Nottingham MRS’S Iconic OO Scale Woodhead Layout Featuring Kitbuilt 1500v DC Electric Locomotives and Scratchbuilt Overhead Electrification.

Ryburgh – Nick Palette OO Scale. East Anglian Branchline Set in the Steam to Diesel Transition Era.

Wouldham’s Chalk Pit – Graham Clark – O Scale. 1970s Industrial Steam Set in Essex

Spoltt – P4. South Wales steel in the 1980s https://splott4mm.wordpress.com/

Albion Estate Railway- Bill Bateson Gn15. Lincolnshire Potato Railway Set in the 1950s

Antwerpse Viskaai – Dave Paylor – HO Scale. Featuring Belgian Freight Operations in the 1990’s in Antwerp Docks

Blue Heron Paper – Andy Gautrey HO Scale. Nocturnal Switching Operations in the Pacific Northwest of the USA

Tamaro – N Scale Set in the Italian Speaking Part of Switzerland

Cwm Hapus – Nottingham MRS OO9. Welsh narrow gauge

 

Demonstrations

“Getting Started” – the NMRS team show how they recreated part of Nottingham in miniature

  Creating Model Buildings and the Miniature Landscape” – David Wright from Dovedale Models will be showing his techniques for modelling the natural and built environment using readily available materials https://www.dovedalemodels.co.uk/

 

Trade stands

Anoraks Anonymous https://anoraksanonymous.weebly.com/

TTC diecast https://www.ttcdiecast.com/

Booklaw https://www.booklaw.co.uk/shop/index.php

Sherwood Models http://www.sherwoodmodels.co.uk/prestashop/

Model Power Depot

Mount Tabor Models http://www.mount-tabor-models.co.uk/

 

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