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 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

Dartford’s Big Day Out

A free event celebrating the the ‘Best of British’, with a steam rally, funfair, live entertainment, food, and our Meccano models display.

Foal Farm Country Festival 2022

Foal Farm’s biggest fundraising event of the year will include 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.

Eltham Park Festival 2022

A great community event organised by the Metropolitan Police, featuring lots of free and affordable family activities, including our Meccano display and Make It With Meccano workshop.

September 2022 Meeting

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

Saint Luke’s Church Open Day 2022

Join us for a free arts and crafts event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, featuring our display of Meccano models, refreshments, and a walking tour of the church.

Meccano Show 2022

London’s most popular Meccano Show returns to Falconwood for its 43rd year, featuring working models of cars, cranes, trains, funfair rides and more. It’s a great day out for all the family, and free for accompanied kids!

Previous events

June 2022 Meeting

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

March 2022 Meeting

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

January 2022 Meeting

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

Meccano Show 2021

Our 42nd annual show had Ted Muggridge’s gigantic Manitowoc 8000–1 crawler crane as its centrepiece, guest models from Paul Leech and the late Bill Tickle, plus our usual Make It With Meccano workshop and Meccano Creative Challenge.

Saint Luke’s Church Open Day 2021

Join us for a free arts and crafts event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, featuring our display of Meccano models, refreshments, and a walking tour of the church.

Eltham Library Fun Palace 2021

Join us for a range of activities, including our Make It With Meccano workshop, at this year’s Fun Palaces weekend event at Eltham Library. Discover something new and have fun!

Eltham Centre Display 2021

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

September 2021 Meeting

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

Eltham Park Festival 2021

This great community event organised by the Metropolitan Police featured lots of free and affordable family activities, including our Meccano display and Make It With Meccano workshop.

Royal Greenwich Together 2021

This jam-packed day with entertainment and activities from around the globe, including our Meccano display and Make It With Meccano workshop, celebrated the fact that we could finally be together again!