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).
- 27th October – Whitstable Model Railway Exhibition, 10am-4pm, at The Community College, Whitstable, CT5 1. Organised by the East Kent Model Railway Society. Admission: £5 adults, £3 children (under 16) and £9 family (2 adults + 3 children).
- 17-18th November – Southend Model Railway Exhibition, 10am-5pm both days, at Southend Leisure & Tennis Centre, Garon Park, Eastern Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS2 4FA. Organised by the Shoeburyness Model Railway Club. Admission: £6 adults, £5 OAP (over 60), £4 children (under 16), £15 family (2 adults + 2 children) and under 3s are free.
- 17-18th November – Broadstairs Model Railway Exhibition, 10am-5pm Sat. & 10am-4pm Sun. at St George’s School, Westwood Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2LH. Organised by the Isle of Thanet Railway Society. Admission: £4.50 adults and £4 concessions.
- 24-25th February 2018 – Tenterden Model Railway Exhibition , 10am-5pm Sat. & 10am-4pm Sun. at Homewood School, Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN39 6LT. Organised by the North Kent Model Railway Group. Admission: TBC. All profits are donated to the sixth form’s ‘World Challenge’ project which sees the students travel to an African country for a month to do community work.
- 4th March – Heritage Fair, 10am-3pm at The Alexander Centre, 15-17 Preston Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8NZ. Admission free. Come along to see the best of what East Kent has to offer. There will be stalls about local groups, societies, attractions and places of interest.
- 12th March – The Holiday & Leisure Show, 10am-4pm at Dover Cruise Terminal 2, Western Docks, Dover, Kent, CT17 9DQ. Admission free. This is a great show for finding out about the many tourist attractions in Kent and the venue is unique with spectacular views across the harbour at the White Cliffs of Dover. Many of the stands have exclusive offers for visitors and we will be giving away 100 goody bags!
- 3rd-4th June – Chatham Show, 10am-5pm Saturday and 10am-4pm Sunday at The Victory Academy, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB. Organised by Chatham & District Model Railway Club. Admission: £6 for adults, children under 16 are free. This exhibition has changed to a new location and is only about half the size of the previous venue but promises the same high quality of layouts and traders.
- 8-9th July – Rail Gala Weekend, 10am-5pm at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, Station Road, Amberley, West Sussex, BN18 9LT. Admission to the museum (including the Gala event) is £10.35 adults, £6 child, £9.50 senior citizen/student, £30.60 2A/SC+2C and £32.40 2A/SC+3C.
- 2nd-3rd September – The Medway Model Railway Show (links to Facebook Group), 10am-5pm Sat. & 10am-4pm Sun. at Fort Pitt Grammar School, Fort Pitt Hill, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6TJ. Organised by the Medway Model Show Group.
- 9-10th September – Faversham Model Railway Exhibition, 10am-4.30pm, at West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7RH. Organised by Faversham Model Railway Club. Admission: £5 adults, £3 children and under 3s are free.
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.