This year the Wrenbury & District Model Railway Club will once again hold their free to enter Open Doors event in the Village Hall Cholmondeley Road Wrenbury CW5 8HG. The event will be Friday the 30th June from 7pm to 9.30 and Saturday the 1st July from 10am to 4.30pm. The hall has parking outside the doors and wheelchair access. Refreshments are available.
The event will be officially opened at 10am on Saturday by someone with ‘authority’, local You Tube & TV personality Jackie Weaver.
The club are running their large 0 gauge layout ‘WRENMERE’ alongside their original 00 layout ‘Kerbstone St Margaret’s’ following recent alterations, plus their new portable 00 layout ‘Wrenbury St Margaret’. In addition, they now have their N gauge layout ‘Oldfield North’ back up and running after a rewire alongside their latest layout ‘Cannon’s Wharf’ in 009 gauge. This will be accompanied by their 009 exhibition layout ‘St Margaret’s Quay’. Visiting will be two 009 layouts plus examples of other gauges of model railway rolling stock.
As usual there will be items of model railway rolling stock for sale along with books, DVDs and other railway memorabilia.
Within walking distance of the hall are two pubs where meals are served. The canal side Dusty Miller is offering a 10% discount off their food menu to event visitors. A camping field is available behind the Cotton Arms over the road.
This year the event is supported by ‘3 Counties Connected Community Rail Partnership’ and their representative will be in attendance. Details of their work can be found on their website. www.3countiesconnected.org.uk
The Wrenbury club has a reputation for its friendly weekly meetings regardless of your skill or knowledge of the hobby and members are always prepared to give helpful advice. Meetings are held every Wednesday between 7pm and 10 at the above Hall address. More details can be found on their website. http://wrenburymodelrailwayclub.chessck.co.uk/ Visitors are always welcome.