Free school holiday Wednesday events on a 'drop-in', 'first come, first served' basis. At the end of a 30 minute session each child leaves with a completed model diorama. Suitable for children from 5 years upwards.
Celebrating the Scalefour Society.
This workshop is for modellers with basic weathering skills who wish to progress towards something more innovative and individual.
John Ahern’s famous and pioneering Madder Valley layout is on permanent display. It is operated on selected days during the year.
This Workshop covers many aspects of using an airbrush, from choosing appropriate equipment to applying the correct materials with relevant techniques.
This Workshop concentrates on hand-crafted weathering techniques. It is an opportunity to try out and compare a number of materials.
This workshop covers a number of aspects of detailing the scenery on a model railway. Basic techniques are used to create a small diorama.
This workshop provides an opportunity to create unique figures. Tim Shackleton advises and coaches participants on how to paint miniature figures.
The early stages of building any model are critical. If key components aren’t straight, square, level and perfectly aligned from the start, then no amount of fiddling will ever put them right and the model will never run satisfactorily. This Workshop aims to encourage best practice in the fundamentals.
This workshop provides an introduction to modern control systems and specifically Digital Command Control (DCC). It covers what DCC is, what's involved, how to use it and how to start getting the best from it, and includes several exercises to explore the knowledge gained.
This workshop is an opportunity to learn from one of the top model railway photographers in a unique situation. Andy York provides images for both RMWeb (which he runs) and for the BRM magazine. The Workshop will have exclusive access to Pendon’s exhibits with the glass windows down.
Anaglyph 3D photographs of the Vale Scene.