When is the exhibition?
5th & 6th October 2024. Opening times Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 10am-4pm
Where is the exhibition?
Mickleover Community Centre, Uttoxeter Road, Mickleover, Derby, DE3 0DA.
How do I get there?
Mickleover Community Centre was originally the Victorian school, situated on Uttoxeter Road, the main road through Mickleover village.
If using a satnav, enter the postcode DE3 0DA.
There are a number of nearby car parks and on-road parking available.
Limited parking is available at the back of the Community Centre (accessible past the Mickleover Library).
There is a public car park in the shopping area opposite the Community Centre.
There are a limited number of parking spaces on The Square next to the nearby Masons Arms pub.
Tesco, Mickleover is close by and has a large car park available to customers with free parking up to 3 hours.
Please check all restrictions before parking as the Club cannot be responsible for any penalties that may be issued.
The local bus service is provided by Trent Barton and is called ‘The Mickleover’ (it no longer appears to have a route number).
There are two services (Blue and Green) which run in alternate directions around the ‘Ladybank Estate’ nearby and depart Derby Bus Station at 8-minute intervals on Saturday and 15-minute intervals on Sunday.
The nearest stops to the Community Centre are Vicarage Road and Tesco.
More information can be found on the Trent Barton Buses website.
How much is admission?
Adults: £5 Children: FREE (Under 16 years old if accompanied by a paying adult)..
What will be there?
A selection of layouts from our club members plus the club's own layouts, along with sales trade stands.
This year we will feature a number of layouts, across multiple scales and gauges, as well as 4 traders and a demonstration stand.
Club layouts in operation will be:
Derwent Valley - N
Duffield - OO
Hillandale - OO
Thomas & Friends - OO
Warner Street - O
Member's layouts in attendance will include:
TO BE CONFIRMED
Traders: Expected to be the following
A2B Model Railways (Model Railway shop at Matlock Bath)
John Sammans (Quality second-hand British and American models)
The Railway Bookshop (New and second-hand books)
Famous Trains (Operating model railway layouts at Markeaton Park)
Club Second-Hand Sales (A chance for members to dispose of unwanted items and a chance for visitors to grab a bargain!)
David Wright - buildings and scenery
Hot & cold drinks, food, and snacks will be available from the Old School Tearooms in the Community Centre throughout the event.