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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.

 

LONDON MODEL ENGINEERING EXHIBITION

DATES:

20th - 22nd January

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, helicopters and robots as featured on “The One Show”.

Visitors can travel between the show's different zones, trying the activities and watching fascinating and technical demonstrations.

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.

All of the leading suppliers will also be present giving hobbyists an excellent opportunity to see and compare products under one roof. You will be able to purchase virtually anything you need for your next model or project or to get you started in a hobby.

This is a great day out for all the family, one the children will love with all the working models. If you are interested in modelling yourself or want to rekindle you childhood memories, you will find something amongst the many diverse types of modelling on display to admire. If you are not already a modeller hopefully the exhibition will fire your imagination to build something yourself and enjoy one of these satisfying hobbies.

The South's Major Showcase of Modelling... Not to be Missed!

 

 

MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION

DATES:

28th - 29th January

VENUE:

The Longfield Academy, Kent.

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One of South East England's largest model railway exhibitions.

The Longfield Academy, Main Road (B260), Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH.

Saturday 28th January – 10:00am – 5:00pm.

Sunday 29th January – 10:00am – 4:00pm.

Featuring at least 30 layouts, plus extensive trade support, societies, demonstrations, refeshments, etc.

Over 100 Stands in Total.

 

 

SURFACE DESIGN SHOW

DATES:

7th - 9th February

VENUE:

Business Design Centre, London.

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Surface Design Show is the only event in the UK that focuses solely on interior and exterior surfaces, bringing innovative materials to life.

Since its launch in 2005, the Surface Design Show has presented materials for the built environment to members of the industry, and provided a platform for them to network with like-minded designers, architects and suppliers.

 

 

THE FESTIVAL OF BRITISH RAILWAY MODELLING

DATES:

11th - 12th February

VENUE:

Doncaster Exhibition Centre, Doncaster.

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The Festival of British Railway Modelling returns to the Doncaster Racecourse on 11th-12th February 2017 for its 21st year.

Visitors can enjoy browsing over 30-handpicked layouts with a 'Best of British' theme and purchasing must-have items in a variety of major scales and gauges from over 80 quality traders.

There will be expert demonstrations, popular with modellers, giving you an opportunity to learn about new techniques or ask any questions you might have.

Whether you’re looking to stock up on essentials for your hobby or enjoy a family day out, our Doncaster Show offers something for everyone.

 

 

DEVELOP 3D LIVE

DATES:

28th March

VENUE:

Warwick

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DEVELOP3D LIVE is the UK’s leading conference and exhibition celebrating design, engineering and manufacturing technology and how it brings world-leading products to market faster.

 

 

BRITISH CRAFT TRADE FAIR

DATES:

2nd - 4th April

VENUE:

The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate

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The fairs are strictly trade-only and showcase work from exclusively British and Irish makers.

BCTF differs from other trade fairs in that no mass-manufactured products or products made overseas are allowed.

Visitors can be confident, therefore, that they will be presented with a selection of the best hand-made British giftware available in the UK.

 

 

SALUTE

DATES:

22nd April

VENUE:

ExCel, London.

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Salute run by The South London Warlords, is the biggest independent one-day wargaming and gaming event in the UK.

Its aim is to promote the very best in the hobby.

Held at ExCel London, there will be the usual traders, with some from overseas as well, along with plenty of demonstration and participation games to see and take part in.

 

 

MATERIALS 2017

DATES:

25th - 26th April

VENUE:

Ilec Centre, Earls Court, London.

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The first conference and exhibition focused on Materials for architecture, construction and design

The conference will focus on the latest innovation and technology in the following materials: Ceramics, Stone, Cement, Insulation, Brick, Composites, Timber, Glass, Concrete, Metal, Smart Materials, Building Information Modelling, 3D Printing and Off-site Construction

 

 

UMA

DATES:

29th - 30th April

VENUE:

Warwick

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United Makeup Artists expo is a trade show for professional / aspiring makeup artists & industry hair, wig / dressers and barbers from around the world.

Alongside education seminars, expert demonstrations and one-to-one interaction with the icons of the TV, Film, Theatre and Beauty industry, we provide opportunities to meet and liaise with the best in the business.

Within a family networking atmosphere our guest speakers don't just speak on stage, they mingle and chat with the attendees on the show floor throughout both days.

 

 

IMATS

DATES:

19th - 21st May

VENUE:

Olympia, London

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The International Make-Up Artist Trade Show.

Education and versatility are key to a career in make-up artistry, and IMATS London provides that in abundance.

Established in 2002, this show gives you the tools you need to grow as an artist in theater, film, TV, fashion and editorial.

Classes often range from age-make-up applications and red-carpet glamour to body painting and beards.

 

 

CLERKENWELL DESIGN WEEK

DATES:

23rd - 25th May

VENUE:

Clerkenwell, London

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Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it truly one of the most important design hubs in the world.

To celebrate this rich and diverse community, Clerkenwell Design Week has created a showcase of leading UK and international brands and companies presented in a series of showroom events,  exhibitions and special installations that take place across the area.

 

 

HEROS & VILLAINS

DATES:

27th - 28th May

VENUE:

Olympia, London

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Have the opportunity to personally meet your favorite celebrities with exclusive panels and celebrity photo ops. Confirmed guests include Stephen Amell (Arrow and TMNT), Katie Cassidy (Arrow), and Drew Powell (Gotham).

Immerse yourself into the world of superheroes & villains and learn what it takes to be a superhero by participating in obstacles, games of skill, and maybe even gain a superpower too. Plus, get insight into your favorite shows, learning how they are created from the creators and talent behind them.

 

 

NEW BLADES '17

DATES:

8th June

VENUE:

Holborn Studios, London

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This year is the 25th anniversary show.

Expect some new faces this year with 2 new colleges showing interest.

There will be industry support from the likes of Foster + Partners, Mouldlife and many other leading practitioners from the model making industry.

 

 

LONDON SUPER COMIC CON

DATES:

25th - 27th August

VENUE:

Business Design Centre, London

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London Super Comic-Con (LSCC) are proud to announce that our next event will be held during the 2017 August Bank holiday weekend.

It will be a three-day event held at the Business Design Centre (BDC) in Angel Islington.

LSCC 2017 will include a room entirely dedicated to its Artist Alley, similar to that which is offered by many major comic-cons in the USA. Giving everyone a far more dynamic environment to meet their favourite creators in.

Attendees will have the pleasure of watching panels and special screenings in the comfort of a purpose built auditorium which is fully sound proofed and has stadium seating. There will also be 2 further dedicated rooms for viewing panels and other events which will be fully segregated from the rest of the con.

The main exhibitor hall will continue to incorporate the best selection of exhibitors, comic dealers and merchandise stands the UK convention scene has to offer.

 

 

BRITISH CRAFT TRADE FAIR

DATES:

10th - 12th September

VENUE:

The Old Truman Brewery, London.

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The fairs are strictly trade-only and showcase work from exclusively British and Irish makers.

BCTF differs from other trade fairs in that no mass-manufactured products or products made overseas are allowed.

Visitors can be confident, therefore, that they will be presented with a selection of the best hand-made British giftware available in the UK.

 

 

100% DESIGN

DATES:

20th - 23rd September

VENUE:

Olympia, London.

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100% Design is the largest and longest running design trade event for architects and designers in the UK.

First staged in 1995, the show is the commercial cornerstone of the London Design Festival, with 27,387 visitors to the show (BPA audited) across 4 days in September; taking place in one of London’s most inspiring venues, Olympia London. Visiting the award-winning show is a unique audience of architects, designers, specifiers, retailers and developers, as well as multinational companies looking to source directly for their latest projects.

As the outstanding meeting place for business and design, 100% Design features an unrivalled talks programme; Talks with 100% Design, bespoke installations, and showcase of carefully curated world-leading brands.

 

 

ENGINEERING DESIGN SHOW

DATES:

18th - 19th October

VENUE:

Ricoh Arena, Coventry

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The Engineering Design Show is the UK’s must-attend event for engineering, electronics and embedded design. Successful design is always evolving and improving and EDS is no different. The show offers you a fully immersive experience of innovation, inspiration, interaction and insight.

 

 

SCALE MODELWORLD 2017

DATES:

11th - 12th November

VENUE:

Telford International Centre

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IPMS(UK) once again presents the world’s greatest fine scale model show.

As well as a diverse range of exhibitors, the two-day show features competitions and kit swaps.