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The Model Show 2019

 

Location:

Poynton Leisure Centre
Yew Tree Lane
Poynton
Cheshire
SK12 1PU

Date:

Saturday 14th September – 10am – 5pm
Sunday 15th Septhember – 10am – 4.30pm


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Welcome

Welcome to our seventh annual show promoting the wide array of modelling available in the UK today. These include Plastic kit, war gaming, radio controlled inc: Armored fighting vehicles, road vehicles, aircraft, boats and  submarines; road transport modelling; Garden railways. Since 2018 the increased variety and numbers of exhibits sees the model railway section described on a separate page titled RAILEX POYNTON.

Throughout the year leading up to the show our regular attendee groups will be working hard towards presenting new displays of models in September.

As ever our maritime section is open to individual entrants, as a static display and/or preferably as operating models in the swimming pool in one or all of the four sessions over the weekend. Maritime modelers wishing to exhibit should contact us via this websites ’email button’ to receive full details and an entry form, entries are upon a first booked basis and close at 22.00hrs Thursday prior to the show!</>

We have arranged hot and cold catering for both days.

Our ‘latest show updates’ is the place to get additional information and news as it occurs.

“Whatever your interest or ability, there is something for you at The Model Show”.

Facilities

Free parking

Full disabled access

Catering: hot food, sandwiches and drinks inc adjacent seating area

Adults £7.50 (each)

Uniform ID UK Forces & Service Personnel £6.00 (each)

Adult accompanied under 16’s free
(NB. Maximum 2 per adult)

£4.00 after 4pm
(NB. Per person on Saturday only, under 16’s remain free)

We accept CARD PAYMENT for Entry ONLY but not for catering or second hand sales. We do not accept cheques.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS CONTENTS LIST IS PROVISIONAL AT THIS TIME (until this header is removed!) UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE: ENTRIES LISTED BELOW ARE FOR ALL OF SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

IPMS & Plastic Kits (located in room 4)

  • AMSIG (Airfix Modelling Special Interest Group) IPMS (International Plastic Modelling Society)
Specialist Airfix kit modelling group, Multi-scale display of models.
  • Merseyside IPMS Group
Multi scale plastic kit modelling group. Display of finished models.
  • Stoke-on- Trent model club
Multi scale plastic kit modelling group of IPMS. Display of finished models.
  • Formula one & Motorsport Special Interest Group of IPMS
Multi scale plastic kit modelling group. Display of finished models.
  • Roger Davies
Small scale maritime plastic kit modelling.

War Gaming (located in room 3)

  • Mailed Fist
East Manchester War gaming group. Second hand sales stand and display of war-gaming for all levels of interest from novice to accomplished with games playing all weekend inc: Poland 1939 and Mephis Belle.

Radio Control (located in room 2)

  • 1/16th Military vehicles
New display coordinated by George Barnes.
  • Mike Williams
    Agnoria Models
1/43rd 1:100 scale radio controlled model of Bismark in photo-etched metal, under construction.
  • Large Scale Maritime Section
Multi scale maritime modelling. Display of radio controlled vessels alongside twice daily sailings in the swimming pool of surface and submersible craft. Saturday sailings are between 12.00 to 12.30 and 16.15 to 16.45 . Sundays are between 11.30 to 12.00 and 15.00 to 15.30.
  • Large scale model flying
Display Large Model Aircraft from local clubs and individuals.

Road Transport Modelling (located in Room 1)

  • National Association of Road Transport Modellers, Roger Bigg
1/76thMotorsport transporters and support vehicles.
  • ?
    Kevin Green
1/76thTBC.

Tradestands (located in the main hall)

  • Amberley Services
    TBC
Tools and modelling materials.
  • Bill Hudson transport Books
    TBC
Established book retailer.
  • Stephenson Carriages and Millholme Models
4mm scale railway parts and kit manufacturer.
  • SMTF
Garden and model railway, collectables, railway books, buses and cars.
  • Art Master
    TBC
Model painting supplies and brushes.
  • Skytrex
Manufacturer and supplier of resin cast kits and components for model railways.
  • Grosmont Bookshop
New and used books and DVD’s on railways, buses and trams.
  • Finishing Touches
Scenic modelling materials and tools.
  • Tower Collection
(details to be confirmed)
  • Poynton Railway Modellers
Members second hand sales stand.
  • Kates Kitchen
    NB. FROM 9AM – 3PM EACH DAY!
Sandwiches, snacks, bacon and sausage sandwiches, burgers, hot beverages etc. Located by the building front entrance.

Travel

PLEASE NOTE THAT: the below information will be updated neare to the show weekend and is PRESENTED MERELY as an INDICATOR of what may be available, Thank you -TMS

For anyone considering public transport to Poynton, Northern Rail provides an hourly service between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent on Saturdays. Services on Sundays have one service in the morning another over lunch time, one mid afternoon and early evening only. Poynton Railway Station is just over a mile from the show venue, an instructional poster and some ‘take away’ maps will be placed in or near the booking office. The P1 bus service runs from Hazel Grove railway station to Poynton and Middlewood via Poynton railway station there is no Sunday service. The 392/393 bus service runs between Macclesfield and Stockport via Poynton</>

Northern rail services through Poynton
10/12/2017 and onward’s timetable link:
https://be803fe5c416e39d38ae-aa21086260d3bd4e072d597fe09c2e80.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/images/timetables/2017-10/winter-timetables/Northern-19-Manchester-to-Stoke-on-Trent-1017.pdf/

PLEASE NOTE BUS TIMES AND SERVICES ARE IN FLUX AND WE WILL POST THE NEW SERVICES ASAP ONCE THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES HAVE DECREED THEM!(22/6/2018)

A variety of railway services/routes call at Hazel Grove, see the below link for further guidance:
https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/stations/HAZ#station-timetables/

Local taxis are: Lynx Taxis on 0161 480 5000 or 0161 483 1099 email: info@lynxtaxis.com You can also book online via http://www.lynxtaxis.uk/

If you are coming by car then there is plenty of parking at the show venue and on Yew Tree Lane (no parking restrictions in force). Dedicated disabled parking bays are provided adjacent to the venue. The leisure centre is sign posted (brown tourist signs) from the A523 in Poynton. Poynton is south of Manchester and lies on the A523 with good links to the A6 / M6 and M60. Visitors should avoid using the A6 between Manchester and Hazel Grove on Saturdays which is often congested. Poynton village is best approached from the North via M60 / A34 onto the ‘Manchester airport east link road’ then take the A5102 and A5149 to Poynton. Persons approaching from the South might use the M6 J17 approaching Poynton via Congleton A534 and Macclesfield A523, or the A52 from Derby to Macclesfield. Please note that some areas of Poynton are ‘shared space’, where vehicles should give way at pedestrian crossways.

Have a safe journey TMS.