FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The Little Layout Company Model Railway Exhibition
Goto page 1, 2  Next
 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Model Trains Interactive Forum Index -> Events
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Broadoak



Joined: 05 Nov 2007
Posts: 898
Location: Northamptonshire

PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2015 10:46 am    Post subject: The Little Layout Company Model Railway Exhibition Reply with quote

I am exhibiting Two Sister's Farm at The Little Layout Company Model Railway exhibition at The Village Centre, Church Street,
Werrington Village, Peterborough, PE4 6QE on Saturday 6th June starting at 10.30.

It is a specialist show for those of us who prefer layouts of a more modest size so should be of interest to readers of this forum.

Peter
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
giles b



Joined: 25 Oct 2006
Posts: 1969
Location: London

PostPosted: Sat May 16, 2015 1:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds like a good show, Peter. Can't get there myself, though. Will you have time for some photos? It's always interesting to see how other people tackle minimal space modelling.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Broadoak



Joined: 05 Nov 2007
Posts: 898
Location: Northamptonshire

PostPosted: Sat May 16, 2015 3:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Giles, I hope to be able to take some photographs.
I think most of the other exhibits are OO modern image but one is an N scale American layout.

As you say though it does sound interesting as small layouts do more to encourage a newcomer into having a go. More so than looking at a large club layout and thinking "I could never do that."

Peter
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
ruedetropal



Joined: 22 Oct 2006
Posts: 814
Location: Accrington, Lancashire

PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2015 9:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

always good to hear of new shows, especially when they are trying to show small layouts. Just hope they are publicising and signposting it well.
In some ways it is better to have a selection of small layouts within a big exhibition, as these are more likely to draw the crowds. I have had comments at shows I exhibit at that it is nice to see something different, which is what I specialise in.
Just remember the photos, as it would be nice to see what is on show.
_________________
Simon Dawson
Will try anything once, looking for the ultimate easy to set up portable exhibition layout, preferably French narrow gauge and with lots going on, not necessary on the rails.

http://www.rue-d-etropal.com
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
Broadoak



Joined: 05 Nov 2007
Posts: 898
Location: Northamptonshire

PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A few images taken at the show yesterday. There was no programme so my information is very minimal.
It was a good show with a high standard of exhibit but was rather poorly supported by visitors, which was a pity.
Hopefully the models themselves will give some idea of size.











Entering The Yard OO

Peter
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Broadoak



Joined: 05 Nov 2007
Posts: 898
Location: Northamptonshire

PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote















Neptune Street Yard OO

Some sort of back scene would have improved this layout to my mind.

Peter M
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Broadoak



Joined: 05 Nov 2007
Posts: 898
Location: Northamptonshire

PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote













Alford Yard OO

Peter M
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Broadoak



Joined: 05 Nov 2007
Posts: 898
Location: Northamptonshire

PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote











Muckton O

My favourite it was a delight, there was an example of a chassis made of card with working horn blocks. All the buildings were downloads, superb.

Peter
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Broadoak



Joined: 05 Nov 2007
Posts: 898
Location: Northamptonshire

PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote









Shelfordby OO

Peter M
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Broadoak



Joined: 05 Nov 2007
Posts: 898
Location: Northamptonshire

PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote











Cane River N

Peter
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Broadoak



Joined: 05 Nov 2007
Posts: 898
Location: Northamptonshire

PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote







Eddington Yard OO






Two Sister's Farm 1/32

Peter
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Blackcloud Railways



Joined: 25 Oct 2006
Posts: 1984
Location: Sandbach UK

PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I really like the "scenic sector plate" staging on the layout featuring Tamworth Castle. Very Happy

Thanks for sharing the photos Peter.
_________________
Bob Hughes
Playing Trains

Once there were mountains on mountains and once there were sunbirds to soar with and once I could never be down.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
giles b



Joined: 25 Oct 2006
Posts: 1969
Location: London

PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 10:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

At first glance I thought it was a plain baseboard with a rather odd track layout Embarassed

My favourite is Muckton - some lovely card modelling and the downloaded buildings are superb, adding great atmosphere.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Jordan



Joined: 27 Oct 2006
Posts: 1385

PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 12:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It doesn't seem to be very often these days that layouts have a 'signature style' of their builder (except on MTI Forum, perhaps!!).... but as soon as I scrolled down & saw that LNER tank loco, I thought "Jim Read".
He is adept at creating a very believable "Light Railway" look in O scale, mainly with card!!
Maybe that's the clue - someone who does a lot of scratchbuilding and/or kitbashing will naturally have 'something different', in comparison to layouts that are heavily reliant on RTR stock, buildings and backscenes, & hence more recognisable as an individual's work.
_________________
What is this thing called "Spare Time"...??
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Blackcloud Railways



Joined: 25 Oct 2006
Posts: 1984
Location: Sandbach UK

PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jim is very definitely a fine modeller, who does model instead of being reliant on the model trade. A refreshing approach to the hobby in these days of wishlists followed by frothfests whenever a new product is announced - If you want something make it yourself! Cool

Card is often overlooked in preference for styrene sheet but it is a damn sight cheaper (as in free if you're ecologically inclined and recycle packaging) and just as durable once painted.
_________________
Bob Hughes
Playing Trains

Once there were mountains on mountains and once there were sunbirds to soar with and once I could never be down.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Model Trains Interactive Forum Index -> Events All times are GMT
Goto page 1, 2  Next
Page 1 of 2

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group