South Shields 15th and 16th February 2019

Exhibitions, Swap meets etc

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South Shields 15th and 16th February 2019

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Post by JohnSmithUK » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:47 am

Disclaimer first, I have no connection to the event, it is just near me, and have decided to hopefully add awareness.

http://www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/other/eve ... ?eid=18367
Fri 15th February 2019 - Sat 16th February 2019

Salvation Army, Wawn Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear NE33 4EB


OPENING TIMES: FRI. 1pm - 8pm, SAT. 10am - 5pm.
ADMISSION: Adults £4.00 Children £2.00 Family £10.00
Our annual exhibition providing a family friendly show with exhibits that should suit most visiters. from "profesional" scale layouts to something for the kids. A smashing cafe with home made food at reasonable prices makes this a great day out and you are supporting an extremely good charity. This year we seem to have a bit of a North East thing going on with 7 layouts based here.


CONTACT: Tel: 01914 967511
QUICKINFO: Wheelchair Friendly
L:12
T:5
Md
Free Parking Refreshments

List of Traders Attending : List of Layouts Attending :
Pooleys Puffers
Northroad Trains
Grosmont Books
Smart Models
Dave Foxton (Loco Preservation) Penna Lane OO Gauge
Whiskey Galore 0 Gauge
Dan's Castle N Gauge
Herdstone OO Gauge (Scots Gap)
Sunderland Tramways 4mm Scale
The Shed 0 Gauge
Tomy Trains Imaginary Scale
Northeastfield OO Gauge (Somewere Near the Angel and the Lampton Worm)
My First Layout OO Gauge
Newlingham N Gauge (North East )
Thrumtun 4mm Narrow Gauge (Northunberland)
Stockton South N Gauge
St. George's River N Gauge (North East)
List of Demonstrations :
Oo Gauge Modelling Demo by Mike Fishwick
Card Building Demo by Smart Models.

HOW TO GET THERE:
If you are Travelling by Car : Nearest Railway Stations :
Check here for Parking Options. Sunderland [5.55 miles]
Heworth [5.68 miles]
Newcastle Central [7.66 miles]
Manors [7.96 miles]
As an extra, the nearest Metro Station is Chichester.

Not sure which day I will be attending, depending on work commitments.
I told you I was ill.

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Re: South Shields 15th and 16th February 2019

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Post by JohnSmithUK » Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:44 am

I had an enjoyable couple of hours there, and was talking to a few people running layouts, to get ideas of how to proceed with South Auckland Junction.

A few pictures from my visit, sorry for the quality.
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Re: South Shields 15th and 16th February 2019

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Post by IanS » Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:44 pm

I wish I'd remembered yesterday - I had intended to go then forgot! Ah well, there will be others in 2019 and 2020!

Great photos btw.

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