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Please note: 4D modelshop Limited is not responsible for the accuracy of information supplied. Be aware that events may be cancelled or changed at short notice. We strongly advise that you check with the venue or organiser before making your journey to any event.

 

INTERNATIONAL N GAUGE SHOW

DATES:

8th - 9th September

VENUE:

Warwickshire Event Centre

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The only exhibition dedicated to N Gauge Modelling, attracting nearly 3,000 enthusiasts every year. There will also be over 30 layouts on display depicting Modern, Steam, American, and Continental layouts, as well as 5 of the leading societies for N Gauge enthusiasts.

 

 

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL

DATES:

15th - 23rd September

VENUE:

Various, London

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During the course of the Festival, the organisers support hundreds of unique events and opportunities across the city of London. These are intended to celebrate design in its broadest scope, from the local to the international.

 

 

100% DESIGN

DATES:

19th - 22nd September

VENUE:

Olympia, London

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100% Design is the largest and longest-running design trade event for industry professionals in the UK.

 

 

MINIATURA – THE DOLLS’ HOUSE & MINIATURES SHOW

DATES:

22nd - 23rd September

VENUE:

NEC, Birmingham

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Take a closer look at the world of miniature modelling and dolls' houses at the ever popular Miniatura Show. This international show has been running for 35 years, bringing some of the world's best miniature Craftsmen to Birmingham. Come and see the best this hobby has to offer with everything in smaller scales at the show for you to enjoy.

Workshops will be running over the weekend, run by professional and expert tutors. Learn a new skill or technique in an enjoyable and comfortable atmosphere.

 

 

USE OF CASTING MATERIALS FOR ARCHITECTURAL MODELS

DATES:

Saturday 29th September 9:30am - 1:30pm

VENUE:

4D modelshop

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Atelier La Juntana and 4D Modelshop are organizing a 1-day practical course designed for architects, model-makers, artists, or anyone wishing to discover the world of model making through casting materials.

The course will give participants an overview of the world of casting materials and its use for architectural models, covering different techniques and materials such as silicone moulds, alginate, plasterboard, concrete and resin.

Both beginner with little experience and those with professional ambitions are welcome to participate.

The course is taught across a series of short exercises combining theory and practice, solved through direct experimentation and manufacturing, and will include techniques such as carving, moulding, and casting.

Students will take with them all the work produced during the course and an instructional publication on the use of the materials together with a diploma will be provided upon completion of the course.

The number of participants is limited to 12 people (20/08/18 6 places already gone).

The cost is £50 + booking fee and places are limited to 6. Book via Eventbrite

 

 

NOR CON

DATES:

29th - 30th September

VENUE:

Norfolk Showground, Norwich.

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If you love your Batman, Iron Man, Dr Who or any other type of complete “Nerdity” then this is the place for you. Listed in 2017 as one of the UK’s top 10 best Comic Conventions, we are exceptionally proud that our hard work and passion has been recognised.

With displays, exhibits, celebrities, talks and loads of traders selling everything from clothing and other merchandise to unique, bespoke cosplay accessories.

 

 

GRAND DESIGNS LIVE BIRMINGHAM

DATES:

10th - 14th October

VENUE:

NEC, Birmingham.

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Grand Designs Live offers visitors top expert advice, new product launches and specialist exhibitors in six project zones. Whether you’re planning a self-build, renovation or are adding the finishing touches, find ideas and inspiration for your very own Grand Design at this multi-award winning event.

 

 

MODEL BOAT SHOW

DATES:

9th - 11th November

VENUE:

Warwickshire Event Centre.

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The International Model Boat Show is the only 3-day marine modelling exhibition dedicated to all aspects of marine modelling - an event not to be missed!

Organisers are expecting 3000+ visitors, who will be able to enjoy in excess of 600 models from over 25 clubs and societies, where some of the finest marine models will be on display. The excellent and varied displays include everything from early warships to modern power boats – all of which will be complemented by action on the large indoor boating pool.

 

 

WARLEY NATIONAL MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION

DATES:

24th - 25th November

VENUE:

NEC, Birmingham.

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The Warley National Model Railway exhibition has once again been voted the UK's top model Railway show by British Railway Modelling Magazine's readers and continues to be a must for all railway modellers and a great day out for all the family.

This year sees the 'Kids for a Quid Each' promotion with all accompanied children 16 years and under getting entry for only £1 per day and children under 5 free, making this the most family friendly show imaginable.

There will be over 90 layouts in all scales and gauges, from UK and abroad. A real steam loco centerpiece display. Traders, Preservation and society groups and 'How to' demonstrations on most aspects of the hobby.

 

 

LONDON MODEL ENGINEERING EXHIBITION

DATES:

18th - 20th January 2019

VENUE:

Alexandra Palace, London.

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Come along and see the full spectrum of modelling from traditional model engineering, steam locomotives and traction engines through to the more modern gadget and boys toys including trucks, boats, aeroplanes and helicopters.

Over 50 clubs and societies will be present displaying their members work and competing to win the prestigious Society Shield. In total nearly 2,000 models will be on display.