Category:Frank Hornby Year

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2013 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of toymaker Frank Hornby. The list below gives some of the events being held to celebrate the anniversary, and some of the larger public events relating to Hornby's creations, primarily Meccano, Hornby Trains and Dinky Toys.

The list is also online on the project website, at http://frankhornby150.org/events.html .

January

Magnificent Meccano (13th)

Abbey Pumping Station Museum, Leicester LE4 5PX

London Model Engineering Exhibition (18th-20th)

West London Meccano Society, Alexandra Palace, London N22 7AY

February

2013 ModelWorld Exhibition (22th-24th)

Brighton Centre, Brighton BN1 2GR

May

Meccanuity (4th-6th)

Coalbrookdale, Telford TF8 7DQ

Frank Hornby Week (11th, 13th-19th)

Brighton Toy and Model Museum, Brighton BN1 4EB

Maghull Hornby Festival (15th-20th)

A wide range of events and celebrations, to be held in Maghull, Merseyside.

Summer

Hornby 150 at the Museum of Liverpool

Liverpool Museums

July

SkegEx, The International Meccano Model Show (5th-7th)

Skegness, PE25 2UG

August

Henley "Gathering" (31st)

Henley Society of Meccano Engineers, Henley RG9 1AG

September

Meccano/Model Engineering Exhibition (tba)

West London Meccano Society (WLMS), St Albans, Herts AL1 5AR

Annual Exhibition, Meccano Society of Scotland (7th-8th)

"Farming Yesteryear" event at Scone Palace, near Perth

October

Meccano Show 2013 (12th)

South East Meccano Club (SELMEC), Eltham United Reform Church SE9 5AD

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