Forthcoming Events


Perth Supermeet, 21st April 2018

The Forth & Clyde Area Group and the Grampian Area Group are again joining forces to arrange a second Scottish Supermeet on Saturday 21st April 2018 in Perth, Scotland. The venue is the Moncrieffe Community Hall, Glenlyon Road, Perth, PL2 0AG. 10am to 4pm, Saturday 21st April. Admission £5, which tea, buns and biscuits, and the merry banter.

Details in the February Newsletter, non-members welcome. Layouts, demonstrations and general conversation around matters 2mm.

There will be 4 layouts on display at various stages of construction:

There will also be Tony Heywood's test track, which will be available for 2mm finescale models.
Tables will be available for those who may wish to bring some bits and pieces to display. We will also hold a couple of short demonstrations during the day.

There will be a Bring and Buy stand, with 10% of the proceeds going to Association coffers.
The Dunallander Project Group will also have some of Neil Ballantyne's stock for sale to support the ongoing project of finishing off Neil's layout.

Moncreiffe Community Hall, is near the junction with Glenearn Road. There is very limited parking outside the Hall, which is unlikely to be available on the day for visitors. There is parking available at the Tesco superstore about 100 yards away, on the other side of the Edinburgh Road. Or limited on-street parking in the general area. For those on public transport, approximately 1 mile to Perth railway station, and the No 5 bus from King's Place, near the railway station, will take you to Glenlyon Road.

( NB - the Association Central Shop will NOT be present at this event. )


Skills Day, Chelford, Cheshire, 19th May 2018

Saturday 19th May 2018 at Chelford Village Hall, Chelford, Macclesfield, SK11 9AS

This event will focus on skill-building, with demonstrations, talks and workshops on a variety of subjects related to 2mm modelling, and is aimed in part at assisting those entering the Diamond Jubilee Layout Challenge. The Association Central Shop will be present, as will a selection of traders.

More details will follow later.


Railwells, Wells Somerset, 11th/12th August

11th & 12th August 2018 at Wells Town Hall, Wells, Somerset. More details to follow.


AGM 2018 Burnmour, Co. Durham, October 2018.

This event is planned to be held at St. Barnabas Church Hall, Bournmoor, County Durham. Further details to follow in due course.





Past Events:

AGM 2017

The 2017 AGM was held at the same venue as the Farnham and District Model Railway Show, on October 14th.

The Annual Model Making Competition

Competition classes are listed below. All competition entries should be on display by 12 midday. In addition to the competition classes, a display table for models is provided; please bring items along for display. All entries must be accompanied by a completed entry form (it would be helpful if this could be completed in advance - a copy can be found here). This will assist the Stewards in logging the entries and assist the Judge and Members by describing the entry in detail and the methods of construction used.

Note - the Dreadnought Trophy will not be awarded in 2017.

Competition classes are:

The following are not competition classes, but are decided at the AGM.


AGM 2016

The AGM 2016 was be held on Saturday 15th October 2016 at Keen House, 4 Calshot Street, Kings Cross, London N1 9DA.

The results of the 2016 Competitions and Awards were as follows (photographs of entries can be found in the galleries);

Groves Trophy - Nigel Ashton for GWR 'Duke' locomotive 3287 'Mercury'
The Neil Ballantine Quaich - Alan Whitehouse for Class 123 Diesel Multiple Unit
The Dreadnought Trophy - David Eveleigh for North London Railway carriages
The John Barker Trophy - Andy Carlson for 'Putting a Tiger in Your Tank' - 3 tank wagons
The Malcolm Stone Award - Andrew Gibson for Underbridge TJC3-155 at Swinton
The Willis Cup - Laurie Adams for Point Rodding system
The Members Choice Cup - Ian Smith for GWR 'Metro' tank locomotive
The Chairman’s Trophy - Tom Knapp for Paget London Christian Mission Building
The Mike Bryant Cup - Steve Cooper for Shop 2 Shopkeeper
The Geoff Balfour Memorial Award - Ian Smith for MRJ article on Baulk Road Trackwork (MRJ 244)
The Geoff Jones Layout Trophy - Tony Simms for Brafferton


AGM 2015

Held at the St.Barnabas Church Hall, Bournmoor, Houghton-le-Spring, Co Durham, on Saturday 3rd October 2015.

Annual Model Making Competition 2015

The results of the 2015 Competition were as follows. Photographs of entries are found in the galleries: