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St Albans club display their talent to the world

PUBLISHED: 12:39 03 January 2012 | UPDATED: 20:50 20 February 2013

St Albans club display their talent to the world

St Albans club display their talent to the world

Members of a St Albans modelling club are proudly looking forward to showcasing their work at a prestigious exhibition in London.

Members of a St Albans modelling club are proudly looking forward to showcasing their work at a prestigious exhibition in London.


St Albans & District Model Engineering Society will be displaying their locomotives at the London Model Engineering Exhibition, the Souths Largest Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibition this month.


The show, which is held at Alexandra Palace in London from Friday January 20 to SundayJanuary 22, attracts more than 15,000 model enthusiasts as well as the top international experts.


Roy Verden from St Albans & District Model Engineering Society said, We are delighted to be showcasing our passion to visitors from all over the UK. It is wonderful to see so many people supporting the world of modelling and it is great to be able to prove that a local club from St Albans can be so highly regarded. Our members come from all over the St Albans area and it is a great way to meet people who are passionate about the same things you are.


Its not just locomotives that will be on display at Alexandra Palace early next year, the exhibition blends the full spectrum of modelling from the traditional model engineering, steam locomotives and traction engines through to the more modern gadgets and boys toys including tanks, boats, aeroplanes and helicopters.


Visitors can travel between the shows different zones, trying the hands-on activities and watching technical demonstrations designed to engage with young people and adults and spark a passion for a hobby that can last a lifetime.


Exhibition Manager, Avril Spence, said, We are delighted to be holding our 16th London Model Engineering Exhibition at Alexandra Palace. 2012 is set to showcase an outstanding array of talent that not only celebrates the Queens Jubilee and the London Olympics but also commemorates the talent of British modellers throughout the years with our Great Modelling Exhibition Competition.

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