Model railway show heads to Weston-super-Mare

PUBLISHED: 14:15 31 August 2017 | UPDATED: 07:03 01 September 2017

John Coombe and his grandson Josh with Barrie Baker and the Ryan's Mill 16mm layout.

John Coombe and his grandson Josh with Barrie Baker and the Ryan's Mill 16mm layout.


The biggest one-day railway show in the South West is making its way to Weston-super-Mare this weekend – and you could win tickets thanks to our competition.

At least 25 working layouts of working railways will be on display and it is all for a good cause as all the proceeds will go to The Castle Kids Club at the Campus and Weston Hospicecare.

Over the years, the event has raised more than £35,000 for the charities and last year’s event alone raised £4000.

Organiser Keith Price alters the layout each year and visits a number of shows throughout the country for inspiration.

The Late Summer Model Railway Show will be at The Campus, in Highlands Lane, on September 10 from 10am-4.30pm.

Tickets are priced £6.50, for adults, £2 for children, £6 for OAPs and a family ticket will cost £15 on the door.

You can also pay £1 extra for early bird entry at 9.30am.

The Mercury has teamed up with the organisers to offer four lucky readers a family ticket to the show.

To enter: simply answer the question below.

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