Events

We hold four club meetings and a public exhibition each year — our AGM is in January, the Geoff Carter Cup and Adrian Ashford Award competitions are held biennially in June, and our Meccano Show is usually in October.

We also attend many free local events and festivals, so keep checking this page to find out where you can see us next!

Upcoming events

March 2024 Meeting

This is one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members show off their latest Meccano creations.

Welling 2024 Model Show and Open Day

Welling Model Club were guest exhibitors at our Meccano Show in 2022, so we’re reciprocating and showing some of our Meccano models at their Model Show and Open Day this year! The main attraction will be their members’ models of figures, aircraft, cars, military vehicles, vignettes, dioramas and more.

June 2024 Meeting

This is one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members show off their latest Meccano creations.

September 2024 Meeting

This is one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members show off their latest Meccano creations.

Meccano Show 2024

London’s most popular Meccano Show returns to Falconwood for its 45th year, featuring working models of cars, cranes, trains, funfair rides and more. A great day out for all the family!

Previous events

January 2024 Meeting

This was one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members showed off their latest Meccano creations.

Welling Sparkle 2023

We’ll be showing models at Welling’s celebration of Christmas, Welling Sparkle, again this year. In addition to our Meccano display and other activities for kids there will be a fabulous Christmas market with gift stalls, seasonal food, mulled wine and hot chocolate, plus live entertainment and, of course, Santa!

Meccano Show 2023

Our 44th annual show included the participation of exhibitors with hobbies other than Meccano, such as model railways and electronics, plus our usual Make It With Meccano workshop and Meccano Creative Challenge.

Eltham Centre Display 2023

Our annual promotional display at the Eltham Centre featured working and static models from many of our members.

September 2023 Meeting

This was one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members showed off their latest Meccano creations. Later in the meeting Brian Leach gave a talk on electric cars.

Blackfen Community Library Meccano Display and Workshop 2023

For one day only, visitors to Blackfen Community Library got to see our interactive display of models and games built with Meccano, and could get hands-on by building their own models in our free Make It With Meccano workshop!

Eltham Library Meccano Display and Workshop 2023

Come along to Eltham Library on 22nd July to see our interactive display of models and games built with Meccano, and get hands-on by building your own models in our free Make It With Meccano workshop!

Foal Farm Country Festival 2023

Foal Farm’s biggest fundraising event of the year included a dog show, arena shows with their animals, stalls, live music, food, drinks, inflatables, kids’ activities and more, including our Meccano display and Make It With Meccano workshop.

June 2023 Meeting

This was one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members showed off their latest Meccano creations.

Welling 2023 Model Show and Open Day

Welling Model Club were guest exhibitors at our Meccano Show in 2022, so we reciprocated, showing some of our Meccano models at their Model Show and Open Day! The main attraction was their members’ models of figures, aircraft, cars, military vehicles, vignettes, dioramas and more.