The BOGG 2020 show

Latest news

12. Jun, 2019
We now have 30 traders confirmed as attending.
Minerva are again offering one of their loco's as the door raffle for 2020, either a GWR Pannier or a Manning Wardle K class.
Advance tickets will be available at Guildex in August.
14. Apr, 2019
Trader count is now 20 in just 2 weeks, several have e-mail to say will pay at ALSRM show in May at Reading leisure centre
4. Apr, 2019
Traders are starting to reply 6 have paid, another 10 have e-mailed asking for BACS payment details.
31. Mar, 2019
Sunday 26th January 2020, confirmed as our NEXT show date.
Saturday 30th March 2019 the traders who rely on 'snail mail' were sent their invitations to the 2020 BOGG show.
Sunday 31st March 2019, starting on the remaining 98 traders on the invite list, 7 of which are NEW to Bristol.
Traders details will be published as & when they become available.
16. Mar, 2019
Of the 5 show wagons produced by Dapol for the BOGG shows we only have stock of the first [2015] Pountney & Co. Ltd. - fourth [2018] Hendy & Company & fifth [2019] Sandwell Coal Co.
Dudley & Gibson as well as T. Paul have all been sold.
28. Feb, 2019
They have pencilled in 26th January 2020 as our next event, they will confirm before Easter 2019.
Again we will leave the 2019 traders list on our web site for you the visitor to use as a catalogue for the bits & pieces you need for your hobby.
So far we have received 5 requests for space for 2020 from 'NEW' to Bristol traders.
7. Feb, 2019
To all who travelled to Bristol 27th January, I know of 1 visitor who arrived from Dusseldorf, Germany for our little offering.
On our thank you page you will find details of how many visitors arrived, about 1 in 3 were none Gauge O Guild members.
We intend to leave the 2019 traders listing live on our web pages until the 2020 show, as several members of the public use it as a trade directory
29. Jan, 2019
Hello ALL.
Many thanks for everyone who visited us on 27th January 2019.
The CHSW charity will receive the Bring & Buy fees plus what they took on their raffle, again thank you to the traders who donated items for this.
We are hoping that the 2020 show will be on 26th January, student exams permitting
26. Jan, 2019
About one third of our traders from Norfolk to Scotland have arrived, nine of the twelve layouts are set up & tested.
WEATHER
For the BS34 area of Bristol the forecast is Light Cloud, a fresh WNW 20 mph breeze, max midday temperature +7 deg, will feel like -1 deg.
NO SLEET or SNOW for the West Country.
Happy & Safe travelling, see you at the 2019 BOGG show
24. Jan, 2019
At 4.17 today received a e-mail from Little Loco Company saying they are unable to attend for a variety of reasons, they are still available via their own web pages.
Weather forecast for Sunday is Light Cloud / Fresh N.W. breeze / 6 to 7 deg C
REMINDER
The train service to Bristol Parkway, as yet we do not have a confirmed service scheduled, we are still intending to run the Vintage shuttle bus from station to Show venue
21. Jan, 2019
We are unable to clarify what work is being carried out on the rail line Swindon to Parkway station.
IF travelling by rail please confirm your train will stop at Parkway, as some are likely to stop at Filton, Abbey Wood.
We will try and confirm what is happening to the rail system.
19. Jan, 2019
Sunday's weather forecast from BBC weather for the UWE area is:-
Light Rain, Moderate Breeze, Maximum temperature 6 deg, Westerly wind.
A westerly wind in the Bristol area is usually a WET not cold wind.
17. Jan, 2019
Two e-mail from traders today to let us know their situation for show weekend have changed.
1 Geoff Helm from Helsman Model Rail has withdrawn from exhibitions due to a family illness, BUT is still trading via his website.
2 Antony Reeves of Treemendus Scenic's has found he is NOT doubled booked as he thought, so will be attending with his range of scenic materials
16. Jan, 2019
Advance ticket sales for the 2019 BOGG show now closed.
Tickets for 2020 will go on sale 31st August at Guildex.
15. Jan, 2019
Dapol have delivered the 2019 show wagon.
It is a 5 plank open for Sandwell Coal Co. of Ashley Hill Goods Yard.
For the modeller who knows Bristol, Ashley Hill Goods is where B&Q's site was in Muller Road, just 200 yards from our club rooms.
Will add a picture later today.
11. Jan, 2019
Advance ticket sales CLOSE at midnight on Tuesday 15th January.
Please make sure your order is in the post for me to receive it by then.
I will take booking form OFF the web page at 6.00 am Wednesday 16th January 2019
8. Jan, 2019
REMINDER advance ticket sales will end MIDNIGHT Tuesday 15th January, please get your ticket orders posted by this date, please use 1st class postage to make sure your order arrives before the 15th January cut off date.
We have 81 traders at time of this entry, BUT in 3 week time some may have withdrawn due to ill health.
12 Layouts & 2 test track
Both test tracks have DCC compatibility
3 of the layout are built to Scale 7 standards.