SKIPTON & DISTRICT RAILWAY SOCIETY

Annual Exhibition


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SKIPTON & DISTRICT RAILWAY SOCIETY

Annual Model Railway Exhibition

In 2017 our annual exhibition will take place in mid-August and will again be two days only, namely:

Saturday & Sunday
August 12th & 13th 2017

opening times 10:00 to 17:00 Sat, 10:00 to 16:00 Sun

We are at our usual venue:

Skipton Academy (formerly known as Aireville School/Craven Academy), Gargrave Road, Skipton, BD23 1UQ

Admission Prices
Adult: 5.00, Children (under 16): Free

For Directions to Skipton Academy, click link.

Enquiries

Email

Telephone
David Seymour: 07714 579015
Trevor Shaw: 01943 831935

The following layouts have been invited to our 2017 exhibition:

Earby (N gauge)

Altbahn (European H0)

Worlds End (00 gauge)

Rothbury (00 gauge)

Leighmoor Bois (3-rail Hornby Dublo)

Mynnydd Fach (0-16.5)

Birdale (0 gauge)

Draughton (0 gauge)

Bolton Priory (0 gauge)

The following traders have been invited to our 2017 exhibition:

JDM Models

MAD

Milnsbridge Models

Real Sounds

Squires

Nick Tozer Books

Uncommon Kits

Other attractions will include:

Demonstrations of railway modelling techniques
Gauge 0 Guild stand
Club Second Hand Stall
Refreshments
 

 

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Directions to Skipton Academy

By Car:
From whichever direction you approach Skipton, take the by-pass (A629/A59). Travel around the by-pass until you reach the Gargrave Road roundabout (signposted Kendal, A65). At this roundabout, turn towards Skipton town centre. Drive towards Skipton for about 0.5km and you will see the entrance to Skipton Academy on the right. There will be a large banner advertising the Exhibition at the entrance to the school driveway. Please follow the notices inside the grounds advising you where to park. 

We will keep parking places close to the entrance to the exhibition available for disabled visitors. Please do not park there unless you are a blue badge holder. Access to all parts of the Exhibition is available for disabled visitors though access routes are not always obvious. The door person will advise you.

By train:
On leaving the station building, cross Broughton Road and proceed straight ahead on Carleton New Road. Go up the hill, passing the Magnet store on your left, and across the canal bridge at the top of the short hill. Go straight forward through the entrance gate to Aireville Park. Follow the footpath you are now on for about 600m and you will pass the swimming bath on your left and arrive at Skipton Academy.

By bus:
Leave the bus at the bus station. Turn left along Keighley Road towards Skipton town centre. Turn left again on Swadford Street (the first major left turn). Continue along Swadford Street, which changes its name to Belmont Street and then to Broughton Road, until you reach the railway station on your left. From there, follow the instructions for "By train" above.

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