Diary

Updated May 2020


Exhibitions

  • CANCELLED - Toowoomba Model Trains & Hobby Expo. 2020 event CANCELLED until 2021
  • CANCELLED - EAST BALLARAT – VIC. June 6-8, 2020. Ballarat & District Model Railway Club Inc. Annual Exhibition. At (new venue) the Recreation Centre Fussell street Ballarat East. 10am-5pm (Sat & Sun) 10am-4pm (Mon). Lots of layouts & trade stands. $5.00 Kids/ $10.00 Adults/ $25.00 Family. Email: trains.bdmrc@outlook.com
  • CANCELLED - 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. Email:  exhibitions@waverleymrc.org.au
  • CANCELLED - ROSEHILL – NSW. CANCELLED/POSTPONED until 2021 June 6-8, 2020. Great Train Show at Rosehill Gardens Grand Pavilion, off Grand Avenue, Rosehill. 9am–5pm (Sat & Sun), 9am-4pm (Mon). Adults $16, Seniors $12, Child $9, Family $45. Contact: Mike 0408 817 554. Website:  www.eppingmodelrailway.org.au
  • CANCELLED Adlaide Model Railway Show. Posponed until further notoce.
  • POSTPONED - 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.
  • CANCELLED - 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
  • CANCELLED - CANBERRA – ACT. August 1-2, 2020. Malkara Model Railway & Scale Model Exhibition at Malkara Special School,  Wisdom Street, Hughes. 9am-5pm (Sat) and 9am-4pm (Sun). Contact: Gavan Bennett on 0401 308 926. Email: malkara@actmrs.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.
  • CAULFIELD - VIC. August 22-23, 2020 at Caulfield Racecourse, Station Street, Caulfield. Melway Map 68 Ref E1. 9am-5pm (Sat), 9am-4pm (Sun). Enquires: Clubrooms Telephone (03) 9885 7034. Email: amravic.com.au
  • POSTPONED - HOMEBUSH – NSW. October 3-5, 2020. Sydney Model Railway Exhibition.
  • SUNBURY – VIC. October 17-18, 2020. Sunbury Model Railway Exhibition. St Anne’s Church Hall, Riddell Road, Sunbury. 10am–5pm (Sat), 10am–4pm (Sun). Adult $10, Child $4, Pension $7, Family $20. Contact: Sonya Baer 0455 500 529. Email: babygirl260@outlook.com

Forums

  • THORNBURY – VIC. September 13, 2020. The Victorian Model Railway Society’s Prototype Modellers Forum. ThornburySecondary College. Details and registration forms available athttp://www.vmrs.net/.

Seminars & Conventions

  • POSTPONED ROSEHILL – NSW. Postponed to 2021 June 5-9, 2020. National Model Rail Convention organised for all, by the Australasian Region NMRA , Clinics on 6thand 7th– all prototypes, all scales – local and international speakers. Layout Tours on 5th, 7th  and 8th. Prototype Tour, Convention Dinner, 2 Day Partners Program, Meals. Contact: Peter on 0413 226 825. Complete details and registration at  http://www.nmra.org.au/conventions/index.html

  • POSTPONED-EPPING – NSW. July 25, 2020. Modelling the Early Days of the NSW Railways Workshop. Dence Park Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping. Registration essential. Regular attendees will be notified by post. Contact:amrmagzn@tpg.com.au Event will probably be postponed, maybe to 10 October.The workshop will be held, health issues permitting, or a new date will be organised when permitted.
  • CANCELLED - ADELAIDE - SA. August 29, 2020. Cancelled due to current health warnings. (Please note revised date) 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

  • CANCELLED - 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

  • CANCELLED - EPPING - NSW. July 11, 2020. SCMRA and EMRCI with Operating layout and clinic on Getting Started in Model Railways at 11am. Free BBQ sausage sizzle. Contact: Trevor 02 9876 3522 for further details.
  • ARUNDEL – QLD. July 12, 2020. Gold Coast Model Railway Club, 18 Kendor St, Arundel Qld. 10am-4pm (Sun).

Sale Day

  • 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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