Exhibitions

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Event Information:

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    Sep
    2018
    Sun
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    Sep
    2018

    expoEM Autumn 2018

    Partington Sports Village, Chapel Lane, Partington, Manchester, M31 4ES

    Saturday 10.30 - 17.30 Sunday 10.00 - 16.30

    Admission Prices (valid for both days):
    2-Day visitor ticket            £8.00
    EMGS Members            £7.00
    Specialist traders, EM and P4 layouts, comprehensive "show you how" demonstrations and members secondhand sales.

    Exhibitors (all subject to confirmation)

    Croft Depot (P4) - 1960's BR (NE Region) - (MRJ 215)
    Easingwold East (EM) - 1960's BR(E) - (RM Aug 2012)
    Glaisden (EM) - 1960's BR West Riding/Calder Valley
    Hartburn (EM) - BR (NER) 1970's
    Kinmundy (EM) - 1970's BR Scottish Region
    Leeman Road (P4) - 1960's BR(NE Region)
    Rolleston-on-Dove (EM) - Late 1940's BR Midlands
    Three Score Vale (EM) - 1960's BR steam South Wales
    Waterloo Street (P4) - 1950's BR Scottish Region
    Whithorn (EM) - Ex GSWR Southern Scotland 1960's

    Guest Layout: Tollesbury Quay (7mm finescale) - Martin Stringer (MRJ 246)

    Traders

    Latest entry -

    Branchlines - We are pleased to welcome Brian Osborne with his kits, bits, motors to expoEM Autumn.

    EMGS Trade Stand
    Alan Gibson
    247 Developments
    Accurascale
    Bill Hudson Transport Books
    Brassmasters
    Direct Train Spares
    EBMA Hobby & Craft
    Eileen’s Emporium
    EMGS Trade Stand
    High Level Kits
    Judith Edge Kits
    Lanarkshire Models & Supplies
    London Road Models
    Model Railway Developments
    RT Models
    Stevenson Carriages & Millholme Models
    Wizard Models
    Stoney Bridge Structures

    Demonstrators

    Andy Clayton - Diesel & Electric Locos
    Peter Crichton & Wayne Merridew - DCC
    Brian Davis - Wagon Loads
    Tony Gee – Buckingham Great Central
    Vernon Harrod – Model Wagon Construction
    Chris Hewitt – Resin Casting
    Pete Hill – RTR Conversions to EM
    Roy Jackson – Loco Construction
    John James – Split Chassis Construction
    Geoff Kent – Modelling in Plasticard
    Chris Rogers – Etched Brass Loco Kits
    Peter Sutherland – Coach Conversions
    Jason Thomas – Model Wagon Construction
    Mark Towers - Weathering Techniques
    Vincent Worthington – Coach Construction

    Visiting Societies

    Cumbrian Railways Association
    Great Central Railway Society
    North Eastern Railway Association

    Location:

    By Car - Within easy reach of the M60 (Junction 8). Follow the A6144 towards Partington. Just after the village centre, turn left into Chapel Lane at brown sign for Leisure Centre. Free on-site parking.

    SAT NAV – M31 4ES

    By Public Transport – On the Saturday ONLY there will be the usual Free Vintage Bus Service from and to Urmston Railway Station during the show opening hours.

    As an alternative, Partington is on bus route 255 (Stagecoach) between the village and Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester) and which runs via Urmston (Queens Road) where there is the main line railway station. The nearest bus stop in Partington (Methodist Church) is on the A6144 main road, just near to the junction with Chapel Lane. The full timetable can be found here: https://www.stagecoachbus.com/routes/greater-manchester/255/partington-manchester/xjao255.i

    A Catering Service will be available and there is Level Access to the venue.

    In Partington Village about a 1/4 mile away there is a Tesco Express which will have food and two pubs which regrettably do not serve food.

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