This brand new event in the exhibition calender, being organised by Hornby Magazine will feature 27 top quality layouts across all of the scales , including the Taunton MRG’s Bishop Lydiard-based Bath Green Park, a splendid recreation of the Somerset & Dorset Joint railway’s northern terminus with of course more than a hint of Southern … Continue reading The Great Electric Train Show this weekend 12/13th October
Regular readers of my blog will know, by now I am sure, that I can often be found assisting Mike Wild, editor of Hornby Magazine operate some his many layouts at the various shows they attend to promote the magazine. This weekend it is the turn of his British Railways Eastern Region layout Bolsover and Seven Pit … Continue reading Bolsover and Seven Pit Lane at Warrington Exhibition this weekend – 20/21 October
Last year at the Hornby Magazine Live exhibition the Hornby Magazine editor Mike Wild, fellow modeller Richard Proudman and myself undertook the challenge to build a layout in a weekend and having successfully finished with an hour to spare Ashland was born. Based on Southern practice in North Cornwall we used Ashbury and Dunsland Cross as … Continue reading Ashland at Hornby Magazine Live in Hartlepool on 7/8th July
Regular readers will by now know that I can often be found behind one of the many layouts built and exhibited by Mike Wild, Editor of Hornby Magazine as part of their stand at shows. This weekend sees Bolsover and Seven Pit lane making an appearance, along with 22 other layouts, at the Leamington and … Continue reading Bolsover and Seven Pit Lane at the Leamington Show this weekend 21st/22nd January
I am now two thirds of the way through my three exhibitions in three, back to back, weekends marathon. The second of the three shows last weekend was the Spalding show assisting Mike Wild and the Hornby Magazine team operate his layout Bolsover and Seven Pit Lane. The Spalding show is a large provincial show and … Continue reading Two down, one to go…
Following hot on the heals of last weekends excellent and successful Wycrail exhibition hosted by my own local High Wycombe and District Model Railway Society for the next two weekends I will be assisting Mike Wild of Hornby Magazine operating layouts at; firstly this coming weekend, the Spalding Model Railway Club exhibition with Bolsover and … Continue reading Three exhibitions, three weekends.
I have just spent a pleasant weekend operating Mild Wild’s / Hornby Magazine’s layout Bolsover and Seven Pit Lane at the Southwold show in Suffolk. One of the more unusual aspects of this layout is its use of the Hornby Railmaster DCC system, probably the first exhibition layout operating an intensive sequence to do so. … Continue reading Southwold show, Bolsover and Hornby’s Railmaster
This coming weekend I shall be exhibiting at the Southwold model railway exhibition in Suffolk, as I have done the last couple of years, with Mike Wild editor of Hornby Magazine. This year we shall be operating his layout Bolsover which is fully DCC. It is operated using Hornby’s Railmaster software and is probably the first exhibition layout to … Continue reading Southwold Exhibition 6th & 7th August, this coming weekend