Expo 2mm 2024, Saturday 11th May 2024, 11.00am to 5.00pm

Derby Conference Centre (Stephenson-Euston Suite)
London Road
Alvaston
Derby
DE24 8UX

https://www.thederbyconferencecentre.com/

Members £8, Non-Members £10

Ample onsite carparking with 14 EV chargers.
Good bus service available from Derby Station that stops about 5 minute walk away.

For members who wish to sell items on the Bring & Buy stand, the form to list your items is available to download as an Excel table.

 

The Annual Model Making Competition will be held.
An entry form is available to download, either send it in advance to the Chairman, or bring it with your entry on the day.

Select this to download Entry Form

The Competition Classes are as follows:


Past Events:

AGM 2023 - Sun 17th September 2023.

The 2023 AGM was held online, using Zoom, on Sunday 17th September 2023 at 1100BST.

Online model competition results were announced, details of entries and results are available to view.

 

2mm Scale Association Meeting Sat 14 October 2023 - Aldershot.

On Saturday 14th October there will be a 2mm members only room as part of the Farnham and District Model Railway Exhibition in Aldershot (similar to arrangements used in the past - a 2mm room adjacent to a large model railway exhibition).

The 2mm room will have the Central Shop, and some 2mm layouts and works in progress. Please bring some of your own models to display. The main exhibition includes Drws-y-Nant, Freshwater, and the 2mm SA stand.

The Groves Trophy and Chairman's Trophy were awarded, results and photographs are on the AGM2023 page.

2023 Australasian Supermeet, April 13-15th

Australasian Supermeet is the weekend after Easter and is being hosted by the South East Queensland Area Group. Dates are
13th-15th April. At this stage 5 beds are available at the location with the furthest travelled getting dibs. The usual program of dinner on Friday, workshops on Saturday and flexible Sunday will be followed. More details, see the February 2023 Newsletter.

Scottish Mini-meet 20th May 2023

A Scottish Mini-meet is to be held on Saturday 20th May 2023 at the Edinburgh Society of Model Engineers at Uphall in West Lothian, between Edinburgh and Glasgow. There will be a number of layouts and demonstration tables. More details will follow in the April 2023 Newsletter

AGM 2022 - Sun 18th September 2022.

The 2022 AGM was held online, using Zoom, on Sunday 18th September.

Annual Model Competitions

The model competition will be a mixture of online and in-person. The Groves Trophy which includes assessing the running qualities of locomotives, and the Members Choice cup will be judged at the North East Area Group's 40th Anniversary event on 10th September. The other competitions will be held online, with voting in a similar for to the last two years.

Details of the competitions, the entries and winners are on the page about the 2022 AGM.

 

NEAG (North East Area Group) Saturday 10th September 2022

NEAG are celebrating their 40th Anniversary on Saturday 10th September at St Barnabas Church Hall, Bournmoor, Co Durham.

There will be approximately 10 layouts, plus a number of demonstrations. Trade support from Edward Sissling (Proxxon tools and model supplies) and N Brass etched components.

The annual 2mm Competitions for the Groves Trophy, the Members Choice Cup, and the Chairman’s Trophy will be held at this event.

Full details in the August Newsletter sent to members.

 

Diamond Jubilee Event - 18th/19th June 2022

The Diamond Jubilee of the 2mm Scale Association is being celebrated on the 18th/19th June, in reality 2 years late as a result of the Covid pandemic. The venue is the Grade II listed Derby Conference Centre, DE24 8UX, built in the 1930s as the LMS School of Transport.

The event will feature approximately twenty 2mm Scale layouts including some very large ones, and some which are rarely exhibited. There will be approximately ten smaller layouts constructed as entries for the Diamond Jubilee layout challenge, and a few specialist traders. The chance to see this number of high quality layouts in one place is not likely to happen again this decade.

The event will be open from Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday 10-3.30pm.
Members £5, non-members £8.

More Details on of the event are on a separate page.

 

AGM 2021

The 2021 AGM was held online, details are on the AGM-2021 page

The competitions were run using online voting, details of the competition classes and results are also on the above page.

 

Online Workshop 2nd to 4th June 2020 -
How To Build The Association BR 16T Wagon Taster Kit

The Lancashire & Yorkshire Workshop Group (L&YWG) are pleased to introduce the first in what we hope will be a series of live online workshops using the popular Zoom meeting platform. The meeting is open to both members and non-members.

The first topic to be presented will be 'How To Build The Association BR 16T Wagon Taster Kit', a very popular promotional kit available mail order via the 2mm Website or from the 2mm Roadshow at exhibitions up and down the country.

The videos from this online meeting have now been edited, so available for all to view in this link.

The L&YWG Zoom Team are: Nick Mitchell, Edward Sissling, Andy Hanson, Mick Simpson, John Aldrick, Brian Hume & Anthony Yeates.

 

 

AGM, Saturday 7th September 2019

Held at: STEAM Museum, Fire Fly Avenue (off Kemble Drive), Swindon, SN2 2EY

Saturday 7th September 2019. Formal AGM meeting at 2pm.

AGM Competition results:

Other trophies awarded:


AGM 2018 Burnmoor, Co. Durham, Saturday 6th October 2018.

The AGM for 2018 was held on Saturday 6th October 2018 at St. Barnabas Church Hall, Rose Crescent, Bournmoor, Co. Durham, DH4 6EU.

Competition classes are:

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

 

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: