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March 17


The 2018 Spring show and AGM will be again held in Leicester at the Trinity Centre, a few minutes drive from the MI junction 21, and home of our very popular Autumn show as well as the 2017 AGM.

Train Collectors Society Leicester Get-together

Bryan Pentland will be organising the show as usual and Paul Draycott and team will be our hosts (Thank you Paul and Marilyn for looking after us again – the proceeds go to a good cause as well).

Train Collector Society

A Scene at the 2017 AGM

There will be 12 vintage toy train displays or layouts running, including:

  • 00 Gauge Prisoner road & rail theme Layout David Rhodes
  • Tyco US-1 Trucking with Life-Like trains James Day
  • Triang Minic 00 Gauge Layout David White
  • Hornby 0 Gauge Layout Bill Vyse
  • 00 scale layout of EverReady Tube train & Schuco Mono rail Bryan Pentland
  • Triang Wild West theme Layout 00 Les Martin
  • Large Vintage Tinplate 0 Gauge LMS Layout David Knight
  • Club Display – theme will be Blue Locomotives
  • Display of ‘Express’ blue top link locos pulling crimson and cream coaches Pat Hammond
  • Hornby 00 layout Roger Burnish
  • 0 gauge layout allsorts Dave Peasant
  • A ‘station to fiddle sidings’ end to end OO layout, based on a 1950s theme including Wrenn Universal track David Holt

In addition there will be 18 toy train traders and the ever popular Club Bring and Buy stall (so bring along your unwanted clutter). Traders will include:

  • Phil Goater
  • Colin Toten
  • Cliff Maddock
  • Elaine’s Trains
  • Nick Dean
  • Bob Leggett
  • Paul Lumsden
  • Steve Knight
  • Mike Foster
  • Mark Carne
  • Nicholas Oddy
  • Peter Berry
  • Len Mills
  • Peter Gurd
  • Dave Angell
  • Chris Ford
    The Theme for the Club display stand will be Blue Locomotives so bring along your toy train locos for members to admire.

    Doors open at 10:30.

    There will be a cafeteria with hot food and adequate free parking.

    The AGM itself starts at 15:00 for one hour and will be held in the adjoining church, and all members are invited and encouraged to attend. The AGM is restricted to members but the show is open to all, and all are very welcome.

    Entrance is Adults £4, TCS members £3, children under 14 free.

    Contact Bryan Pentland bryanpentland@hotmail.co.uk 07801818764 for further details if needed.



March 17


Bryan Pentland
0780 181 8764


Trinity Methodist Church Hall
Leicester, LE3 2RD United Kingdom + Google Map
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