The S&DRT 48th Edington Model Railway Exhibition
The 49th exhibition is scheduled to be held on 6 & 7 January 2024 at Edington Village Hall, Broadway, Edington, Somerset. TA7 9HA.
Here is a comprehensive selection of photos and video of the 48th exhibition which took place on 7-8 January 2023. Exhibition guide (PDF).
[Photos by David Temple, video by Callum Wilcox.]
Here are details, photos and videos of the 47th exhibition which took place on 23-24 July 2022.
These dates replaced the January dates which were cancelled in both 2021 and 2022.
[Photos by David Temple.]
Here’s a brief Trust video:
…and a more detailed one from Peter Hillman:
- Yelverton OO-gauge, BR(W) 1958, 16ft x 3.5ft
- Cheffley OO-gauge, SR 1930’s, 13ft x 2.5ft
- Croscombe O-gauge, 16ft x 4ft
- Compten Martin OO-gauge, BR Steam, 10ft x 4ft
- Bakers R Junction OO-gauge, S&D stock, 6ft x 2ft
- Fourtee Colliery, TT-gauge, 4ft x 5ft
- Stan’s Folly, mixed gauges, 8ft x 6ft
- Sodham Hall Light Rly. 7mm scale – 9mm gauge, i.e. representing 15inch full size , 4ft x 2 ft
- Goathorn 7mm scale – 26mm gauge, i.e. 3ft 9in full size, 12ft x 4ft
- Woody Lane 009 narrow gauge, 4ft x 2ft
- Andy Watson – N-gauge
- Dave Murdoch – O-gauge
- Mel Marshman – 5 inch model of 7F loco.
- Lord & Butler (on hall stage)
- GLR Services
- Steve Erhlicher – books etc.
- S&DRT sales stand
Tim Chapman has supplied a video of his layout of Templecombe Lower, complete with signals and Whitaker apparatus. The layout illustrates the complex workings that took place between the S&D and the L&SWR mainline at Templecombe.
Here are some more photos, details and video of past exhibitions:
The 46th S&DRT Model Railway Exhibition, 4-5 January 2020
A video from the 2020 event by Callum Wilcox:
A selection of photos by Dave Temple:
|Gauge & size||Name of layout||Exhibitor|
|N, 6′ 3″ x 5′||Welton||John Perrett|
|N||Perreton Quay & Aseenick Surkell||Stan Gladwin|
|OO, 30′ x 2′||Bishops Lydeard||Taunton Model Railway Group|
|OO, 20′ x 2′||Merstone||Mark Pretious|
|OO, 8′ x 4′||Streatwell Green||John Long|
|OO, 15′ x 18″||Bleat Wharf||Rob Gunstone|
|O, 16′ x 2′||Cog Road||Gareth Haines (Barry & Penarth MRC)|
|O, 16′ x 2′||Croscombe||Sedgemoor O Gauge group|
|Narrow gauge, 6′ x 2′||Pontfadog||Peter Hollins|
|009 gauge, 4′ x 3’*||Bromeberrow Asphalt*||Paul Dimmock*|
|Narrow gauge 009||Firkin Karr Brewery Narrow Gauge||Steve Rodd|
|Narrow gauge 009||Up from Zummerzet||Barrie Baker|
|Narrow gauge micro||The Brickworks||Howard Martin|
|*Paul Dimmock was unable to attend so Stanley Baker (grandson of Barrie) exhibited his layout which was built as part of his work for the Duke of Edinbugh’s Award scheme.|
|S&DRT sales and information|
|Ron Lines (Southampton)|
|Kingfisher Productions (Railway DVDs)|
|Gartell Light Railway (Diecast)|
|GS Model Supplies (Burnham-on-Sea)|
|Andy Watson (Kit Building)|
|Roger Saunders (Radstock in P4)|
The 2019 event
The 2019 event on 5/6 January was the 45th exhibition, featuring layouts at various scales, Trust information and sales stand, plus trade stands.
Here’s a video of the exhibition by one of our exhibitors, Callum Willcox:
|N-gauge large||Otterhampton||Mark Savage, Weston-super-Mare N-gauge group|
|N-gauge medium||Yeo Bridge – WCPR||Stephen Ash, Weston-super-Mare N-gauge group|
|N-gauge small||Tregellion Quay Power Station||Paul Dimmock, Watchet|
|N-gauge medium||Southgate New||Steve Rodd|
|2mm Fine Scale||Burnham-on-Sea||John Perrett|
|OO-gauge medium||Westwood Yard||Peter West, Taunton|
|OO-gauge medium||Upwell Drove||Alex Warren, Saltash|
|O-gauge||Little Bridge||Dave Bowers, SEDGGOG|
|7mm narrow-gauge||Crackington Quay||Howard Martin & Barrie Baker, Shepton Mallet|
|On30/O-16,5 (US)||Angell Creek||Paul Davies, Bristol|
|1/35th WW1||Over the Top||Peter Hollins, Poole|
|009 small||Amiens – 1918||Callum Willcox|
|Gartell Light Railway|
|GS Model Supplies (from Burnham-on-Sea)|
|S&DRT sales and information|
Coverage of past Edington Exhibitions can be found in our quarterly magazine – the relevant pages are available in pdf format below.:
January 2015: photos from Pines Express issue 276.
January 2016: photos from Pines Express issue 280.
January 2017: photos from Pines Express issue 284.
January 2018: photos from Pines Express issue 288.