Ship Shows                           

South West Ship Show                                        

Saturday 22 April 2017                                       

Gordano School Community Trust Sports Centre, St Marys Road, Portishead, BRISTOL, BS20 7QR                                     

Scottish Ship Show

Saturday 2 September 2017

Greenock Town Hall, Cathcart Square, Greenock, PA15 1LS 

North West Ship Show

Saturday 30 September 2017  

Old Christ Church, Waterloo Road, Waterloo, LIVERPOOL L22 1RE

Our next show is fast approaching!

This year the South West Ship Show will be taking place at Gordano School, Portishead. The venue offers ample free parking, and will be AA sign posted from the roundabout at Junction 19, M5.

It can also be accessed via the X4 bus from Bristol Bus Station every 30 minutes stopping at Gordano School.

We are delighted to announce our exhibitors and traders who have booked to attend the South West Show 2017:

Publishers/New booksellers

Coastal Shipping Publications

Mainline and Maritime Ltd

Sea Breezes Magazine 

Shipping Today and Yesterday Magazine

Model Boat Clubs

Clevedon & District Model Boat Club

Barry Model Boat Club

Shepton Mallet Drifters Model Boat Club

Surface Warship Association

Woodspring Model Sailing Club



Dreadnought Models - Waterline Ship Models

Hearts of Oak - Builders of handcrafted quality ship models

MT Miniatures Ltd -  1250/700 Scale Model Ships Manufacturers

Nevlyn Maritime - Mini ships and various kits

Patricia Brooks - Navy Models & Books

The Anchorage - Stuart Barnes-Watson Ship Models and Books 

Memorabilia, Books

David Whiteside -  Maritime books and photographs from his own collections

Gerry Davidson -  Small Maritime Collectables

Lester Harrison - Books, Ephemera, Magazines and Comics

Morhow - Colin Morant -  All things Merchant Shipping

Oliver Hambly - Transport Past Times - Shipping Memorabilia and Ephemera

Phil Vass -  Shipping Postcards, Books and  Ephemera

Simon Butler - Shipping Photographs and Postcards

Stuart Emery - Maritime books and memorabilia from his own collections


Brinley Crease - Artwork

Ingrid Slatter - Water colour paintings and cards



Blacknore Lighthouse Trust

Bristol Shiplovers' Society

Merchant Navy Association - Hugh Harding

Paddle Steam Preservation Society -  Promoting the Paddle Steamer Waverley

Puffer Preservation Trust

Steamship Freshspring Society

Thames Ship Society

Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Railway Group

World Ship Society

Please email for further details/booking forms for any of the above shows.

If you traded/exhibited at an event in 2016, you should have received an invite for 2017. The information and booking forms are available.

We would be pleased to hear from anyone interested in exhibiting or trading at our events.