The New England Convention.
16-18 November 2018.

Registration Commences May 2018

All railway modellers are invited to attend next year's 2018 New England Convention. The convention provides an opportunity to exchange and learn modelling ideas and techniques, plus catch up with some old friends and make some new ones.

The convention will again be held at the Armidale Bowling Club, Dumaresq Street Armidale NSW commencing on the Friday 16-Nov-2018 evening for registration, introduction and a get-to-know-you session and finishing on Sunday 18-Nov-2018 after a lunch to see you on your way. The weekend is structured to provide a range of different activities with attendees free to choose how they spend their time. For partners, there are lots of things to see and do in Armidale and surrounds.

Presentations and Clinics

The club is currently looking for presenters and modellers to run clinics for the 2018 convention. If you are interested please contact Warren Herbert, Convention Convener, Phone (02) 6732 5711

Getting There and Accommodation

Armidale is located approximately half way between Sydney and Brisbane on the New England Highway, or 3 hours inland from Coffs Harbour. Transport NSW offers a daily rail service from Sydney. QantasLink and Regional Express offer regular services from Sydney to Armidale ariport. Bus services are also available from various departure points.

Accommodation is available at several excellent locations within Armidale and there are 3 or 4 motels within walking distance of the venue. Further information is available from the Armidale Visitor Information Centre. An up to date list of accommodation will be available when registration opens.


Registrations will open May 2018.

Comments from Previous Conventions

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