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MIDLANDS MODEL ENGINEERING EXHIBITION

Thursday 18th October to Sunday 21st October 2018

 

THE Show for Model Engineers

2018 marks the 41st year of this highly regarded and successful exhibition. As one of the biggest modelling exhibitions in both size, scope and duration, this is THE event for any modeller’s calendar. 

The show features nearly 1000 models, demonstrations, and both indoor and outdoor displays.

 

The Venue

Warwickshire Event Centre, Nr Leamington Spa


Opening Times

10.00am - 5.00pm Daily

Last Day Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Last admission one hour before closing.


Visitor Information

FOR FULL VENUE INFORMATION please click here.

There is free parking at the venue for over 2,000 vehicles and a full restaurant.

GROUP BOOKINGS If you are booking for a group please use the discount code GRP10 to get the 10% discount - this if for groups of 10 or more tickets.

SHUTTLE BUS

A shuttle bus will operate on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday from Royal Leamington Spa Railway Station to the venue . There is no service on the Sunday.

The timetable will be published in Summer 2018.


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About the Exhibition

This year, the ever-popular Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition will be returning to the Warwickshire Event Centre from Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st October.

It is established as one of the leading model engineering exhibitions and the second longest running show of its kind in the UK. At four days in duration it is a comprehensive and full exhibition for everyone to enjoy, This is THE show for model engineers.

Over 50 of the leading suppliers to the Model Engineering world will be present - check out the confirmed list of trade attending on the website.

The exhibition showcases hundreds off models from over 40 societies and individuals for visitors to enjoy along with a wide range of outside attractions, workshops and lectures. There are also a wide range of outside attractions to see, like the well regarded 5” gauge outdoor track, operated by the Coventry Society of Model Engineers and the Polly Owners Group, who will return with the magnificent Fosse Way Steamers. There will be demonstrations from the Gas Turbine Builders Association and also Noel Shelley with his foundry work.

2018 marks the 80th anniversary of the world speed record, when the Mallard achieved 126mph (203km/h) near Grantham, in Lincolnshire in 1938. To celebrate this great achievement, several exhibitors will have Mallards on their stands and the Gauge 3 Society’s ‘Style and Speed’ display is expected to include some Mallards featuring larger scale models of locomotives, carriages and ephemera from the golden ages of railway travel.

The exhibition remains focussed on the core model engineer modellers who have a real passion for what they do - whether they be new to the hobby or experienced and acknowledged modellers.

Why not be part of the show and enter your work? Entry is free and there are 32 classes of which 16 are competition and 16 are display. These classes include: Locomotives, Rolling Stock, Stationary and Internal Combustion Engines. Models still under construction can also be entered in the display classes. A commemorative plaque and exhibitor’s certificate will be presented to every entrant, with trophies and cash prizes awarded to winners.

Entry Prices

Ticket Type On-line Tickets* Full Price Tickets**
Adult Ticket £9.50 £10.50
Senior Citizen Ticket 65+ £8.50 £9.50
Child Ticket 5 - 14
(Under 5's free)
£3.00 £4.00

* On-Line tickets are available in advance via our website at discounted prices.

** Full price tickets are available on the day from the ticket office.


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Who is Exhibiting at the MIDLANDS MODEL ENGINEERING EXHIBITION

Below is a list of exhibitors that are attending MIDLANDS MODEL ENGINEERING EXHIBITION, please click the links for more details.

Specialist Suppliers at the MIDLANDS MODEL ENGINEERING EXHIBITION

  • **ALL INFORMATION BELOW CORRECT AS OF 19/07/2018

  • 17D Miniatures

  • Abbots Model Engineering

  • Aerospace Surplus Trader

  • Alutight

  • Axminster Tool Centre Ltd

  • BB Engineering Supplies

  • Beugler Pinstripping Tools

  • Blackgates Engineering

  • Cartell UK

  • Chester Machine Tools

  • Chiltern Model Steam Engines

  • CNC4You Ltd

  • College Engineering Supply

  • CuP Alloys (Metal Joining) Ltd

  • DA & BE Murkin

  • Drill All Drill Bits

  • EMS (International) Ltd

  • FiveStar/Starloc Adhesives

  • Greenwood Tools Ltd

  • GS Supplies and Western Steam

  • Hafixs Industrial Products

  • HJH Tooling Ltd

  • Home and Workshop Machinery

  • J B Cutting Tools

  • J L D Fittings

  • K2 Engineering Services

  • KM1 Modellbau e.K

  • Kontax Engineering Ltd

  • Live Steam Models Ltd

  • Model Engineers Laser

  • Myford Ltd

  • Noggin End Metals

  • PNP Railways

  • Polly Model Engineering

  • Power Capacitors

  • RDG Tools Ltd.

  • Silver Crest Models

  • Solder Connection

  • Station Road Steam

  • Stuart Models (UK) Ltd

  • TEE Publishing Ltd.

  • The Allendale Group

  • The Craftlight Company

  • The Engineers Emporium

  • The LMS Patriot Company Ltd

  • Tracy Tools Ltd

  • Turbotrade UK

  • Walker Midgley Insurance Brokers Ltd.

  • Warren Machine Tools (Warco)

  • Whotz Hot Ltd

Clubs & Associations at the MIDLANDS MODEL ENGINEERING EXHIBITION

  • **ALL INFORMATION CORRECT AS AT 10th May 2018**

  • 10 1/4 Gauge Society

  • 7 1/4'' Gauge Society

  • Blackheath Model Power Boat Club

  • Bromsgrove Society of Model Engineers

  • Burton on Trent Model Engineering Society

  • City of Oxford Society of Model Engineers

  • Coventry Model Engineering Society

  • Erewash Valley Model Engineering Society

  • Gas Turbine Builders Association

  • Gauge 1 Model Railway Society

  • Gauge 3 Society

  • Guild of Model Wheelwrights

  • Hereford Society of Model Engineers

  • Kingsbury Water Park Model Boat Club

  • Knightcote Model Boat Club

  • Large Model Association

  • London & North Western Railway Society

  • Melton Mowbray & District Model Engineering Society

  • Midlands Meccano Guild

  • Milton Keynes Clock Club

  • Model Steam Road Vehicle Society

  • National 2 1/2 Gauge Association

  • National Traction Engine Trust

  • Northampton Society of Model Engineers

  • Northern Association of Model Engineers

  • REMAP (Coventry and Warwickshire)

  • Society of Model & Experimental Engineers

  • Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies

  • Stirling Engine Society

  • The Steamboat Association

  • Wolverhampton & District Model Engineering Society

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