Away Sales Events
The Railway’s Away Sales Team represent the Railway at various events around the country. Upcoming events are listed below, if the text is coloured click on it to be taken to the relevant webpage for the event (external to our website).
Sunday 15th March – The Holiday & Leisure Show, 10am-3.30pm at The Kent Event Centre, Kent Showground, Detling, ME14 3JF (between Sittingbourne and Maidstone on the A249). Admission and parking is free. This is a great show for finding out about the many tourist attractions in Kent. Many of the stands have exclusive offers for visitors and we will be giving away 100 goody bags! Saturday 21st March – ‘Our Shared Heritage’ – Swale Heritage Forum & Conference, The Appleyard, Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4DE. 9.30am start, £5 admission, includes refreshments and lunch. We have a speaker and information stand at this event. Saturday 25th April – Birchington Model Railway Exhibition, 10am-4pm at The Centre, Alpha Road, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9EG. Admission: adults £3, concessions £3, accompanied children (under 16) are free. We will have a sales and information stand at this event. Sunday 3rd May – Model Railway Exhibition & see the bluebells, 11am-5pm at the Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway, The Warren, Bredgar, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 8AT. Fares (includes parking and as many train rides as you wish): adults £12.50, child (3-15) £5, under 3s free, family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £30. We will have a sales and information stand at this event. Friday – Sunday 10-12th July – 1920s Weekend, various times and locations within Sittingbourne Town Centre – 1920s Weekend will feature a range of events and different town centre venues with some free activity and others ticket entry. Further details and event programme to follow. We are hoping to have an actual steam locomotive on display and an information stand on the Friday and Saturday. Saturday/Sunday 5/6th September – Medway Model Railway Show, 10am-5pm at Fort Pitt Grammar School, Fort Pitt Hill, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6TJ. Admission: adults £6, accompanied children (under 16) free. Free parking. We will have a sales and information stand at this event. Saturday/Sunday 12/13th September – Faversham Model Railway Exhibition, 10am – 4.30pm (Sat)/4pm (Sun) at NEW VENUE: Queen Elizabeth’s School, Abbey Place, Faversham, ME13 7BQ. Admission: adults £5, children £3, under 5s free, We will have a sales and information stand at this event. Saturday 31st October – Whitstable Model Railway Exhibition, 10am-4pm at The Whitstable School, Bellevue Road, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1PX. Admission: adults £5, concessions £5. We will have a sales and information stand at this event.
If you would like to invite the Railway to an event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, we have a sales stand which sells books, toys and gifts to raise money for the Railway. We do have a small marquee and a gazebo for outdoor events.
Margaret, Iain and Barry await your custom!