* The Railway Magazine
Open Lectures & TalksCalendar of UK local railway society meetings/events - but now it seems only accessible to subscribers.
Type of BodyJournal & Magazine
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1047
Visits to Website533

Abergavenny & District Steam Railway Society

Hen and Chickens, 5-7 Flannel Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5EG, Wales
Navigate Website>>> Our Meetings
Open Lectures & Talks'Our meetings are held every second Tuesday of each month starting at 8.00 pm ... Members [and those visiting our website] are encouraged to take every opportunity to interest fellow ferroequinologists in our society.'
Historic CountyMonmouthshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1904
Visits to Website987

Aln Valley Railway Society

Waiting Room, Alnwick Station, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2NP, North East
Navigate Website>>> News and Events >>> Indoor Meetings
Open Lectures & Talks'The popular indoor meetings are held in the Old Waiting Room, Alnwick Station (what is now Barter Books). Meetings start 7.00pm for 7.30pm. We welcome visitors, members and their guests for a small donation towards meeting costs. Refreshments will be available from 7.00 pm.'
Historic CountyNorthumberland
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1652
Visits to Website1789

Altrincham Electric Railway Preservation Society, The

Altrincham Methodist Church, Barrington Road, Altrincham, Trafford, WA14 1HF, North West
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society provides the local community with railway and public transport based events and information, these include frequent public lectures, regular visits to places of railway interest, historical displays, celebration of historical dates and events, pamphlets, books, images and videos.'
Historic CountyCheshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1210
Visits to Website753

Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group

Geordies Byre, 103 Main Street, Town Centre, Ayr, South Ayrshire, KA8 8BU, Scotland
Navigate Website>>> Winter Meetings
Open Lectures & TalksWinter monthly evening meetings, mostly first Wednesday of the month.
Historic CountyAyrshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP993
Visits to Website457

Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre

Campbell Drive, Barrow Hill, Chesterfield, S43 2PR, East Midlands
Navigate Website>>> News & Events
Open Lectures & Talks'All presentations are held in the roundhouse lecture theatre commencing at 19.30 and finishing between 21.45 and 22.00. Doors open at 19.00. Presentations are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Hot and cold drinks are available from the buffet before 19.30 and during the interval. Free parking on site. Admission is normally £1.50 for members and £2.00 for non-members. Everyone welcome.'
Historic CountyDerbyshire
Type of BodyHeritage Building
Views 'Full' Record + MAP822
Visits to Website556

Bradford Railway Circle

Heaton Baptist Church, Leylands Lane, Heaton, Bradford, BD9 5PX, Yorkshire and the Humber
Navigate Website>>> Circle Diary
Open Lectures & TalksMeet 'at 7.30 pm on alternate Wednesdays ... Usually 30-or-so members are in attendance for each meeting, which may comprise a slide or film show, quiz or discussion'.
Historic CountyYorkshire West Riding
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1653
Visits to Website631

Bristol Railway Circle

Redland Parish Church Hall, Redland Green Road, Bristol, BS6 7HE, South West
Navigate Website>>> Programme
Open Lectures & Talks'The Circle meets every Tuesday evening between the hours of 7.30 pm and 9.15 pm. Alternate meetings take the form of lectures, slide shows, etc. Other evenings are given over to informal discussion, when books from the Circle’s extensive library and the latest magazines are available. Light refreshments in the form of tea, coffee and biscuits are also served. The Circle’s lecture programme covers a wide range of subjects of railway and associated interest (other transport, industrial archaeology, etc.).'
Historic CountyGloucestershire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1312
Visits to Website531

Bromsgrove Railway Club

St Goswalds Church Hall, 15 Finstall Road, Aston Fields, Bromsgrove, B60 2EA, West Midlands
Navigate Website>>> Meetings >>> Bromsgrove Railway Club Meetings
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly meetings, 7.15 pm for 7.45 start, usually 2nd Wednesday.
Historic CountyWorcestershire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1738
Visits to Website652

Buntingford Railway and Local History Society, The

The Crown, 17 High St, Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, SG9 9AB, Eastern
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly evening meetings.
Also IndexedThe Bunt
Historic CountyHertfordshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP2061
Visits to Website602

Burton Railway Society

Marston’s Social Club, Shobnall Road, Burton upon Trent, East Staffordshire, DE14 2BD, West Midlands
Navigate Website>>> Meetings
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly evening meetings - plus occasional other events: 'Up to one hundred members attend the monthly club nights ... As befits the location, there is a bar available and there is a wide variety of books on sale from "The Railway Bookshop" ... Non-members are always most welcome to the monthly meetings and "Natter Nights" - there is a small fee for admission.'
Historic CountyStaffordshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1621
Visits to Website890

Caledonian Railway Association

The Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow Central Station, City of Glasgow, G1 3SF, Scotland
Navigate Website>>> Events >>> Meetings
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held in Glasgow on Saturday afternoons during the winter months and the AGM in March combines the business of the Association, with a day of talks and exhibitions, rounded off by an annual Dinner in the evening ... The meetings start at 2 pm and are open to all. If the subject is of interest please come along, say hello, enjoy the talk and a cup of tea or coffee, you will be most welcome, we are always keen to meet new enthusiasts ... Occasional meetings are also held in the London Area.'
Historic CountyLanarkshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1698
Visits to Website901

Cambridge Railway Circle

Arbury Community Centre, Campkin Road, Cambridge, CB4 2LD, Eastern
Navigate Website>>> Meeting Dates
Open Lectures & Talks'The Circle’s aim is to provide a convivial and informal opportunity for all persons fascinated in the railway scene by the arrangement of illustrated talks, films and video screenings, presented by members of the club or by railway experts in their respective fields. The programme of monthly indoor meetings is enhanced by the provision of outdoor visits to preserved railways, historic towns, river trips and, occasionally, the running of our own charter train.'
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1264
Visits to Website640

Continental Railway Circle - London

St Paul’s Church Centre, Rossmore Road, Marylebone, Westminster, NW1 6NJ, London
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month except August - doors open 18.30 for 19.15 start, and there is a small admission charge to cover the cost of hiring the hall: light refreshments are on sale from 18.30 and during the interval. A selection of new and second-hand railway books is also on sale.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP2929
Visits to Website762

Cornwall Railway Society

Community Centre, Foundry Row, Chapel Street, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 1AN, South West
Navigate Website>>> Indoor Programme ...
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held, as a rule, on the second Saturday of the month (September - May), commencing at 18.30.'
Historic CountyCornwall
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1007
Visits to Website768

Electric Railway Society

Model Railway Club, Keen House, Calshot Street, Islington, N1 9DA, London
Navigate Website>>> Society Activities
Open Lectures & Talks'The society holds regular meetings in both London and Birmingham. In addition, other activities take place from time to time to enable members to meet and discuss subjects of interest.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP909
Visits to Website523

Ffestiniog Railway Society - Bristol

BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, South Gloucestershire, BS34 7RG, South West
Navigate Website>>> Bristol
Open Lectures & TalksEvening meetings, usually monthly.
Historic CountyGloucestershire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP843
Visits to Website523

Ffestiniog Railway Society - East Anglian

Oddfellows Hall, 131 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8HA, Eastern
Navigate Website>>> East Anglian
Open Lectures & TalksMeetings 'are held at 7.30 pm on the first Tuesday in the month from September to April, featuring a guest speaker. There is an entrance fee of £1.00 per person which entitles the visitor to a strip of raffle tickets and refreshments in the interval. The meetings are open to all who are interested in the FR and all other railway, transport, and travel subjects'.
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1330
Visits to Website460

Ffestiniog Railway Society - Hants and Sussex

The Physic Garden, 16 The High Street, Petersfield, East Hampshire, GU32 3JJ, Scotland
Navigate Website>>> Hants and Sussex
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings take place every month ... and start at 7.30 pm unless otherwise stated. New members and visitors are always welcome.'
Historic CountySussex
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP825
Visits to Website472

Ffestiniog Railway Society - London

Friends Meeting House, 60 Park Lane, Croydon, CR0 1JE, London
Navigate Website>>> London
Open Lectures & Talks'The Group holds meetings ... on most of the winter months. This gives the members an opportunity to hear from speakers on various aspects of railway interest. All meetings start at 7 pm and usually finish at 10 pm.'
Also IndexedSteampipes
Historic CountyLondon - Outer
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP845
Visits to Website737

Ffestiniog Railway Society - North Staffs

Wolstanton Working Men’s Club, Chetwynd House, High Street, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 0HE, West Midlands
Navigate Website>>> North Staffs
Open Lectures & TalksMeetings 'held on the first Thursday of each month'.
Historic CountyStaffordshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP705
Visits to Website497

Fylde Tramway Society

Thornton-Cleveleys Wings Club,135 Victoria Road West, Thornton-Cleveleys, Wyre, FY5 3LA, North West
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month (unless otherwise stated) at 7.30 pm.'
Historic CountyLancashire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1697
Visits to Website605

Glasgow & South Western Railway Association

Paisley Abbey, Abbey Close, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 1JG, Scotland
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksAfternoon meetings, usually second Saturday in the month.
Historic CountyRenfrewshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP942
Visits to Website556

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Open Lectures & Talks'There are a number of GWR members and supporters groups, who meet at various venues throughout the year, for a variety of informative and social events, particularly during the winter months. The area groups include Redditch, Birmingham, Oxford and Cheltenham.'
Historic CountyWarwickshire
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP827
Visits to Website628

Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society, The

Emanuel Baptist Church, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Gravesham, DA12 1BB, South East
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'We are a group of enthusiasts with an interest in railways in particular, although many of us also share enthusiasm for other forms of transport such as shipping, buses and trams ... There are 20 meetings a year plus an Annual General Meeting and outings. Meetings start at 7.45 pm, generally finishing at about 10.15 pm.'
Historic CountyKent
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1934
Visits to Website831

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