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.



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. 




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

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



“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


Trade stands

Anoraks Anonymous

TTC diecast


Sherwood Models

Model Power Depot

Mount Tabor Models


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