The Big Model & Hobby Show Exhibitors

The Big Model and Hobby Show 2023

Gauge 1 Live Steam


The Gauge 1 Model Railway Association will again be hosing the event and will be presenting a stand at the event. The group will have the Gauge 1 exhibition layout with them, The Association are expecting to be running trains on the layout throughout the event. The club was established in the 1940's and has since grown to become a world wide organisation. This year the display will feature the clubs show case layout:- "Dobson Bridge" along with live steam models along with radio controlled model trains.

Please note:- More information will be added as we get closer to the event. All information listed below is subject to change...


THESE are some of the exhibitors that are due to be showing at this years Big Model and Hobby Show.

The full confirmed list so far...
 |  A+ | a-
We hope to be adding more items to the confirmed list if time allows:-


• Ballan Road an 0 gauge layout • Greys Requiem.

• Anglebank with the Clee Hill Railway.

• Hornby Tin Plate in 0 gauge.

• Tan yr Allt an 009 Welsh Narrow Gauge.

• Twix Twin from the period:- 1935 to 1965.

• West Lance 0 Gauge with their circular 4-track railway.

• Gauge 0 Guild supporting 0 gauge modelers.

• Sefton Park Model Boat Club

• Leigh Models and Hobbies.

• West Lancashire Lace Makers with the ladies showing off their amazing skills.

• Arthur Pollard with his collection of railway memorabilia.

• Merseyside Scale Model Club with displays of completed plastic models and demonstration of kit building.

• Talyllyn Railway NW Area Group spreading the word for the 1st preserved narrow gauge railway in the UK.

• Southport Wood Carving Group demonstrating the art of wood carving with completed items of display.

• North West Meccano Group.

• Southport Model Boat Club.

• Alan & Wyn James & Steiff toys.

• Playmobile mats for children to play with trains and learn the art of radio control.

• Hoylake trucks & buses have set up their impressive display.

• Model Aircraft from the Liverpool & District Model Aero Society.

• IPMS Kitmaker will be demonstrating scale modeling construction kits and model figures.

• OPSTA & BURY Standard 4 Group.

• The Southport Model Engineers have set up their 5” gauge.

• North West Tank and Military Vehicle display.

• Brickmaster.

• Southport Model Engineering Club.

• Vintage Triang Railway.

• Rainhill Railway & Heritage Society.

• Large G Scale Railway by Austin Moss.

• Roger & Bernard with trains in many gauges for sale.

• Barrett Steam Supplies selling gauge 1 steam locomotives.

• TMS Model Store with a variety of gauge 1 & 0 gauge items for sale.

• John Sutton with books for the modeler & model railways for sale.

• Liverpool Model Railway Society.

• Dave Denton with his 00 gauge items for sale.

• Mulberry Harbour a 30’ long model of this famous structure.

• Tramway & Light Railway Society with their impressive display of trams in 1/16th scale.

• Gauge 1 Model Railway Association with steam & radio control locomotives.

• Sandaig model railway based on Mallaig in Scotland.

• Friends of the 502 Society preserving a driving trailer from the Southport to Liverpool electric line.

• Outside there will be a mobile catering unit where hot food and drinks can be purchased with plenty of room to sit down

• Outside - A collection of interesting vehicles. (to be announced soon)


• 11am Keith Hick with Cheshire Lines to Southport:- 1884 to 1952.

• 12.30pm Peter Dyer with Rockets from Ainsdale Beach.

• 2pm Keith Hick with North American Railways.

PLEASE NOTE - We advise that all displays listed here were correct at the time of publication.


Click on to see our Facebook Page.   Please visit our Facebook Page...

Tracking & Cookie Policy Terms & Conditions

GDPR Privacy Policy



This website is licence to carry news from and UK Press Photography.   This website is being built by VAMPHire.Com, part of PBT Media Relations Ltd. Layout Copyright PBT Media Relations Ltd. All rights reserved.