NORTH WEST MECCANO GUILD


Clicking on many of the pictures enlarges them and provides extra information. The models are usually attributed to the builder.

The Guild is always interested in preventing good Meccano going to waste. If you have any Meccano to re-cycle, please contact the Secretary or a member at one of our events.

Click  “Exhibitions” for a calendar of our events. Or “Event Details” for information about individual ones.

Click “North West” for information about Meccano on display and  Meccano related locations in the North West of England.

Event Details

Home Hints for Exhibitors


Bury Transport Museum,  18th. & 19th. April 2020.

The usual entrance fees and opening times will apply. Parking for exhibitors may be awkward but the Station car park and others near-by will be open.  The museum is across the road from the East Lancashire Railway Station. Refreshments are available at the museum and a greater selection in the Passenger Railway Station Building.

At least 8 members will be displaying a variety of exhibits, many working and some interactive. A Hands-On Workshop for making models with original Plastic Meccano will also be n operation..

A  Meccanoid is likely to turn up.

The web-site is:

http://www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk





Guild Meeting 28th. March 2020

     This will be at its usual location i.e. the Methodist Hall in Leyland. For directions see the “Find Us” page. The hall will only be available from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm. Hot-Pot and apple pie will available. Visitors are welcome but should get in touch with the secretary first.

The meeting will be an extraordinary  general one to discuss the movement of the AGM from the Autumn to the spring.





Lancaster Fun Palace,  Lancaster Library, 3rd & 4th  October. 2020.  

10.00 am. to 4.00 pm. Sat., 12.00 pm. to 4.00 pm. Sun.

  There will be a Hands-On Plastic Meccano Workshop and a small display of Meccano models, most of which will be interactive or working.

The web-site is:

http://funpalaces.co.uk/discover/lancaster-fun-palace/

This will have details of numerous other events in and around the Market Square, all free.

The Library is in Market Square, a location unknown to our Tom-Tom. The nearest car-park is the Marketgate Shopping Centre off King Street (a right turn off the A6 coming into Lancaster from the South).   We usually park at the Railway Station, a short walk away.


Ellenroad Steam Museum, 5th. April 2020.

      We will be exhibiting again in the old Boiler House of Ellenroad Mill, where the remaining boiler will be fired up to provide steam for the large Corliss engine ,which originally powered the spinning machinery, as well as several smaller engines. Refreshments will be available. The entry fee is £5 for adults, children free. The museum is situated between Milnrow and Newhey near the complicated junction 21 on the M62. Follow the signs for Shaw and then Sun Chemicals. The museum is open from 11.00 am until 4.00 pm.

The web-site is:

http://www.ellenroad.org.uk