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

September 2020 Meeting

This is one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members show off their latest Meccano creations. Due to the coronavirus pandemic we expect to be following social distancing guidelines.

Meccano Show 2020

London’s most popular Meccano Show moves to Falconwood for its 42nd 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!

January 2021 Meeting

This is one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members show off their latest Meccano creations. Our resident Meccano trader, Meccanoman Dave Taylor, will have a wide selection of new and used parts for sale, and there will be light refreshments available too.

March 2021 Meeting

This is one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members show off their latest Meccano creations. Our resident Meccano trader, Meccanoman Dave Taylor, will have a wide selection of new and used parts for sale, and there will be light refreshments available too.

June 2021 Meeting

This is one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members show off their latest Meccano creations. Our resident Meccano trader, Meccanoman Dave Taylor, will have a wide selection of new and used parts for sale, and there will be light refreshments available too.

September 2021 Meeting

This is one of our informal quarterly meetings where our members show off their latest Meccano creations. Our resident Meccano trader, Meccanoman Dave Taylor, will have a wide selection of new and used parts for sale, and there will be light refreshments available too.

Meccano Show 2021

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 2020 Virtual Meeting

Due to the coronavirus pandemic this meeting was cancelled and was held ‘virtually’ online via Google Meet.

March 2020 Virtual Meeting

Due to the coronavirus pandemic this meeting was cancelled and was held ‘virtually’ online via Google Hangouts.

January 2020 Meeting

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

Bexleyheath Model Railway Show 2019

We’ll be showing models and running our Make It With Meccano workshop at this popular exhibition, where you can also see model railway layouts of all gauges from ‘Z’ to ‘O’, buy parts from a host of traders, and meet model railway enthusiasts at their club stands.

Eltham Lights Up 2019

This one-day community event features music, entertainment, street performers and a lantern lit parade along Eltham High Street. We’ll be in the foyer of the Eltham Centre demonstrating a variety of working Meccano models.

Meccano Show 2019

Our 41st annual show in Eltham featured a display of the late Adrian Ashford’s models, a ‘driving experience’ with remote-controlled vehicles and a ride-on buggy, a harbour display of maritime models, plus our Meccano Creative Challenge.

Saint Luke’s Church Open Day 2019

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

September 2019 Meeting

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

Eltham Park Festival 2019

Henwick Primary School Summer Fair 2019