The National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM) are delighted with the success of their trade exhibition at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre
TRADEX 2015, featuring Craftex took place last week, on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th June. This was an exclusive trade exhibition for Memorial Retailers aiming to give Masons the chance to get great deals, offers and advice from exhibitors at the event. The trade show exclusive for retail masons was well supported by 50 exhibitors and saw a high levels of visitors through the doors on both days.
Don’t forget the first CCA Classic Car Auction takes place this Saturday 6th June.
Viewing is from 9am with the auction starting at 2.30pm.
There is a restaurant on site open all day and free parking.
To see the full list of cars for sale see http://www.classiccarauctions.co.uk/cca-june-2015-classic-car-sale/view_lots
There are at present 80 cars for sale including a 1992 VW Beetle and a 1960 Volkswagen Beetle 'herbie' for sale as well as Richard Hammond's E36 BMW M3 as seen on Top Gear!
The National Vintage Communications Fair returned to the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on the 10th May, see the show for yourself here; www.youtube.com/watch?v=KofWfHXZWdo
The Boden Clothing Sale returns to the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre this week.
On Wednesday 18th March, the sale is open from 10am until 7pm and on Thursday 19th March from 10am until 4pm.
Entry and parking are free and there is a coffee shop available also.
It was full steam ahead for model railway enthusiasts at the Midlands Garden Rail Exhibition which took place last weekend at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.
This popular exhibition covers all the larger scales, O Gauge, G Scale, Gauge 1 and 16mm and is enjoyed by hundreds of enthusiasts from all over the country.
Visitors were treated to fifteen model railway layouts across the gauges and three displays from model engineering societies. Enthusiasts were also able to stock up on the latest materials and kit from the forty specialist suppliers who attended the show to help design and build their own garden railway.
Plans are already underway for the 2016 exhibition which will take place on the 12th & 13th March 2016.
Arriving on Saturday 14th and SUNDAY 15th March at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre near Leamington Spa, is the Midlands Garden Rail Show. This exhibition is regarded as one of the leading garden railway exhibitions in the UK.
The exhibition will showcase 14 layouts which all together if you laid the tracks in a long line would be more than the length of THREE rugby pitches end to end!
In addition to this is the opportunity to buy complete models and layouts or everything you need to make your own from over 35 of the leading specialist suppliers and retailers, there really is inspiration and everything you need to enjoy this hobby under one roof no matter what your age!
Don’t forget that children under 5 enjoy free entry and children 5-14 years enter for just £3.00. Adults entry is £8.50 and for Seniors it is just £7.50
For further details on the exhibition please see www.largescalemodelrail.co.uk.
The Model Tractor, Plant & Construction Show returned to Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Sunday 15th February for its fourth and most successful year to date. Visitor and buyer numbers were close to 1,000 this year. Visitors were treated to displays featuring scratch built, customised and converted models; dioramas; and machinery including fantastic competition entries.
Members of the Tamiya Truckin Club provided some fantastic live action at the show demonstrating and driving their 1/14 and 1/16 scale radio controlled model construction vehicles. This year they also brought their ‘Driving Experience’ which allowed visitors to drive.
Another highlight was a number of magnificent full sized vintage tractors which were on display courtesy of Lister Wilder, Warwick Tractor & Vintage Machinery Society (WVTMS) and the Friends of Ferguson Heritage.
Key suppliers were also present at the show which presented an ideal opportunity for modellers to view the latest new products, take advantage of special offers and purchase everything needed for their hobby and collections - plenty of inspiration and ideas for enthusiasts of all ages.
Next year’s show date is Sunday 7th February 2016 so make a note in your diary now.
The annual joint championship show for the Coventry and Leicester Cat Club and the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Cat Club will be held on Saturday 28th February at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.
This will be the 4th year the event has been held at the venue which is located on the Fosse Way near Leamington Spa and organisers expect over 700 exhibitors and visitors to come along and enjoy the day along with over 550 pedigree cats within the competition across the 800 classes.
Why not come along to meet the prize winners and pick your favourite feline?
Visitors will also be able to purchase supplies and treats for their furry friends from the many suppliers present.
Entry to the show will be from 11.30am to check out the fantastic array of essential and non-essential items for your cat and yourself within the trade section and from 12.30pm until 4.00pm see the varied array for cats including some of the TOP winning Cats.
Admission from 11.30am is; Adults-60 £3.00, Adults 60+ £2.00, Children £2.00, Family £7.50 (2 plus 2)
The venue offers free parking and a restaurant on site.
Please see www.coventryandleicestercatclub.org.uk for further information regarding this event – a great day out for all cat lovers.
This show will be taking place at the Warwickshire Exhibition on Sunday 15th February from 10am until 4pm.
It will feature scratch built, customised and converted models; dioramas; and machinery including fantastic competition entries. Members of the Tamiya Truckin Club will present e fantastic live action at the show demonstrating and driving their 1/14 and 1/16 scale radio controlled model construction vehicles. There will also be a collection of magnificent full sized vintage tractors courtesy of the Warwick Tractor & Vintage Machinery Society (WVTMS) and the Friends of Ferguson Heritage.
Key suppliers will also be present providing an ideal opportunity for modellers to view the latest new products, take advantage of special offers and purchase everything needed for their hobby and collections - plenty of inspiration and ideas for enthusiasts of all ages.
The Christmas Craft Shopping Experience will be held on Sunday 7th December. This family friendly event makes a great day out, and a perfect opportunity to purchase unique and beautiful Christmas presents from independent designer-makers.
With a wide variety of exhibitors in attendance, shoppers will be spoilt for choice, with products on sale ranging from original artwork, quirky home trinkets and Christmas gifts, to artisan food, fine silver jewellery and indulgent bath & body products.
Find the perfect Christmas present at one of the many stalls. Do you struggle to buy something for the person who has everything? Why not buy a one-off hand designed item, it's guaranteed to be something they don't already have!
For more information see www.craftshoppingexperience.co.uk