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PHOTO GALLERY OF PREVIOUS EVENTS - see bottom of page
If you haven't made it to a TTRCA event yet, take a look at the photos to see what you're missing.

Recent events:

Milton Keynes 2017
Plumpton 2017
Zurich 2017
Leicester 2017
Banbury 2017
 

For many more photos of TTRCA events, see the bottom of this page.

2018

BRIGHTON
Saturday 17th February
Knoyle Road, Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6RB
10am - 4.30pm Sussex Vintage Model Railway Collectors, featuring Trix layouts and sales tables. Also: Hornby Dublo, O gauge featuring Hornby, Ace, Bassett Lowke, Marklin etc. Many other operating layouts of collectible displays. Admission £4. Information: Philip Cooke 07785 567251 or Email: sussexvintagemrc@hotmail.co.uk . See Facebook Page - ‘Sussex Vintage Model Railway Collectors’

MIDDLETON CHENEY, OXFORDSHIRE
Saturday 24th March (TTRCA event)
Sports & Social Club, Astrop Road, Middleton Cheney, Oxfordshire, OX17 2PG. Trix Get-Together. Set-up from 8am, open 9.30am to 2pm. Access off M40, Junction 11: follow A442 towards BRACKLEY, turn off at roundabout signed MIDDLETON CHENEY. Turn right at cross road in village into ASTROP ROAD, the venue is 100 metres on left. Buses from Banbury Stagecoach 500 (towards Brackley).
David O’Brien 01926 718944  email 071247dj@gmail.com

BECKENHAM, KENT
Saturday 7th April
Beckenham and West Wickham Model Railway Club
St John's Church, Eden Park Avenue, Eden Park, Kent BR3 3JN
Open: 10:00 to 17:00. Admission: Adults £5 Accompanied children under 15 free. Refreshments. Fully accessible to hand powered wheelchairs. Free on street parking. 5 mins level walk from Eden Park Station. 12 Vintage Layouts Hornby O Gauge, Dublo 2 & 3 rail, Trix (Mark Tewkesbury's layout), Triang 00, TT, Jep Mignon, Chad Valley and Brimtoy. All from the golden age of toy Trains. Plus 8 Leading Toy Train Dealers and the Club Shop. Contacts: www.bwwmrc.co.uk or Greg Marshall 07545 469610

BRISTOL
Saturday 21st April
Eden Grove Methodist Church Hall, Eden Grove, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 0PQ
Open 10am to 4pm. (Layout and stall set up Friday 6pm to 8pm and Saturday from 7am.) Entrance Adults £3, Children under 16 £1, and under 12 free. The venue is Disabled friendly, hot and cold food/drinks will be available.
Please contact Roger Garnham to book sales tables and layout space a.s.a.p. so he can plan the hall layout, spaces are subject to availability, on 02476399485 or email rogergarnham31@gmail.com
This model railway show is in association with HRCA Bristol and Somerset Group. 

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO, CANADA
April 28th and 29th
Great British Train Show at the Jim Archdekin Centre, 292 Conestoga Drive, Brampton, Ontario, L6Z 3MI. Sat: 10am - 4pm, Sun 10am - 3pm. See www.theplatelayers.org

FAWLEY HILL, near Henley-on-Thames, OXFORDSHIRE, RG9 6JA
Saturday 12th May (to be confirmed)
A Trix picnic at Sir William McAlpine's private Fawley Hill Railway and Museum. The museum is one of the largest private collections of railway artefacts in the country. The railway is the steepest standard-gauge steam-worked adhesion railways in the world, running through Sir William's estate. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic or refreshments will be available via a pop-up café in the station building. The train may be ridden as often as visitors like, with about 10-12 trains per day, each trip taking around 15 minutes as the line is 1.25 miles in length.
Admission to Fawley is from 11am and is strictly by invitation only. Although there is no admission charge, members and their visitors are asked to make a voluntary donation of £10 (adults 16 years +) and £5 (children 10-15). Please contact Peter Chipperton (TTRCA member and Fawley engine driver) to make your donation and for your ticket(s), and also if you would like to bring a layout or display. p.chipperton@tiscali.co.uk or 01628471292

LEICESTER
Saturday 19th May (TTRCA event)
Friar Lane and Braunstone Baptist Church, Hallam Crescent East, Braunstone, Leicester, LE3 1FH.
Open 10am until 4pm with set up from 8am. Ample street parking but no car park. Sales tables and layouts. Refreshments available. Contact Colin Lindley, 01455 823473
colinlindley@lineone.net

SHIPTON
Saturday 23rd June (TTRCA event)
The Community Centre, Shipton-by-Beningbrough, YO30 1AA, on the A19 five miles north of York. There should be something for everyone, including a sales table set aside for members’ 'Bring and Buy' items.
Further details and sales table enquiries to Dave Norville 01904 470270 dave.norville@btinternet.com

BRIGHTON
Saturday 21st July
Knoyle Road, Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6RB
10am - 4.30pm Sussex Vintage Model Railway Collectors, featuring Trix layouts and sales tables. Also: Hornby Dublo, 0 gauge featuring Hornby, Ace, Bassett Lowke, Marklin etc. Many other operating layouts of collectible displays. Admission £4. More information from Philip Cooke 07785 567251 or Email: sussexvintagemrc@hotmail.co.uk . Facebook Page - ‘Sussex Vintage Model Railway Collectors’

ZURICH, Switzerland
Saturday 18th August
A new location for the Swiss Get-Together - Hinwil - organised by Ulrich Leibacher. Details to follow. ulrich.leibacher@gmail.com

GAYDON
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September (TTRCA event)
Museum & marquee GTG followed by evening dinner. Old Town Farm, Knightcote Road, Bishops Itchington, CV47 2SL.
Organiser David O’Brien will book the Malt Shovel pub to their maximum of 45 diners. Contact him regarding dining reservations, sales and layout space and accommodation advice. David O’Brien 01926 718944  email 071247dj@gmail.com

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO, CANADA
Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September
Greater Toronto Train Show at Brampton Fairgrounds, 12942 Heart Lake Rd, Caledon, Ontario L7C 2K5
10 am to 4 pm. Adults $8, Seniors and Teens $5, Children (6-12) $3. Children under 6 free. FREE re-admission on Sunday.

MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
TTRCA AGM and Get-Together
Saturday 20th October (TTRCA event)
Stantonbury Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes, MK14 6BN.
Milton Keynes has good road access North / South from the M1 and train service too.
Set up from 8 am, open from 10 am. AGM 2 pm. Event closes at 4 pm.
Plenty of free off road car parking. Large display and sales room on first floor served by stairs and a lift. Catering will be provided. For sales table and layout space contact Arthur James Holl on 01908 664034, or email arthur_j_holl@yahoo.co.uk

BERLIN, GERMANY
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October
Gustav-Heinemann-School, Waldsassener Str. 62, 12279 Berlin. See http://trixstadt.de
Historic model train show featuring TRIX. Around 40 layouts, showcases and exhibition tables planned, also other brands and gauges.

Please contact Steve White, TTRCA website and Gazette editor,
with news about your event if it features Trix:
steve@ttrca.co.uk

Note:
The events listed on this page are planned to include TRIX displays or layouts. The information has been provided by the event organisers to the TTRCA in good faith, however the TTRCA is unable to accept responsibility for event cancellations or changes. Dates believed to be correct at time of going to press. It is advisable to check the relevant website or with the event organiser before travelling.

Events in Germany, Switzerland, and Holland
The Trixstadt website lists many Trix events in Europe: TRIXSTADT
 

Photo Gallery of previous TTRCA and Trix Events
2017  Banbury  Leicester  Zurich  Plumpton  Milton Keynes
2016  Banbury  Zurich  Gaydon  Berlin (Trixstadt website)
2015  Banbury   Shipton   Zurich   Plumpton   Coventry   Berlin (Trixstadt website)
2014  Banbury  Zurich  Gaydon  Berlin (Trixstadt website)
2013  Banbury  Gaydon   Zurich   Plumpton  Berlin (Trixstadt website)  Nuneaton
2012  Banbury   Gaydon  Zurich  Nuneaton   Berlin (Trixstadt website)
2011  Berlin (Trixstadt)  Nuneaton  Plumpton  Zurich  Banbury
2010  Nuneaton  Zurich  Gaydon (75th Anniversary) Banbury  Berlin (75th Anniversary)
2009  Berlin (Trixstadt)  Nuneaton   Chalfont  Zurich  Shipton  Berlin  Banbury
2008  Nuneaton  Plumpton  Zurich  Banbury
2007  Nuneaton  Bristol  Zurich   Banbury 
2006  Nuneaton  Plumpton  Zurich  GBTS Toronto  Banbury  Modelworld
2005  Warley  Nuneaton  Bristol  KNUBI, Zurich  Zurich  Banbury
2004  Nuneaton  Plumpton  Banbury
2003  Nuneaton  Twickenham  Banbury
2002  Coventry  Plumpton  Banbury
2001  Banbury  Coventry  Twickenham
2000  Plumpton
 


43 Years of TTRCA
1975 - 2018

Trix Express layout

Plumpton GTG

Banbury TTR layout

Sales Table

See Photo Gallery at bottom of page for
more event photos

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