What Membership Offers

The Guild exists to further all forms of railway modelling in 7mm scale or O gauge track. With over 5500 members including over 500 outside the U.K. the Guild is a focus for O gauge modellers to meet, share and enjoy their mutual interest. To find out a little more about O gauge modelling, please download the Welcome to O Gauge Guide and it is also worth viewing our web pages What is O gauge? and Getting Started.

You can Join or Renew online today, or to enquire about joining the Guild and Guild services, please email Enquiries or call 01594 545676.

The video above gives you a brief introduction to the benefits of Gauge O Guild membership. Don’t forget that you can have one month free to explore the website and enjoy those benefits before deciding whether to convert to full membership.

Guild Publications
Our quarterly Gazette, an all colour magazine of 96 pages, is posted to all members. All Gazettes, from the very first newsletter in 1956 are available to members on line with a searchable index. Guild News accompanies each Gazette with news of the Guild activities, local group reports and notices of forthcoming events. The Guild's comprehensive technical Knowledge Base about all things gauge O is available online for members.
Local & National Events
Our shows at Kettering (March), Kempton Park (May), Barnsley (June), the virtual show in November, and particularly the Guildex convention at Stafford each September, contain layouts to inspire, skilled demonstrators to help you, a bring & buy stand, and numerous trade stands offering the vast range of models and equipment now available in this superb scale. Guildex also features the annual competition and AGM. View the events for the coming year.
Traders' Products
Traders now offer a huge range of products for the Gauge O modeller. The Guild website lists over 500 traders' websites with full contact details.
The product directory contains over 22,000 products which members can use to find that elusive product be it a complete kit or a part.
Members' Gallery
The web site has built up a large gallery of over 5,500 pictures of members models including complete layouts and individual models. The gallery continues to expand as members add more examples of their work.
Sales & Wants
Simply hundreds of items for sale to members from top of the range ready-to-run stock to the smallest line side features. If it is not there then just ask using the wants section.
Bring & Buy
The Guild sponsored shows have a bring and buy stand. This enables visitors to bring along models that are then offered for sale.
Slides, Videos & YouTube
The Guild has a huge library of videos and a collection of slides. We also have a YouTube channel, full of interesting videos, all of which can be viewed via the Media section of the website.
Online Forum
Linked to the Guild website is an online forum where members can ask questions and discuss matters of O gauge interest.
Making Contact
O gauge modellers are a friendly bunch. The Guild acts as a communications hub for many local groups of O gauge modellers and O gauge sections of general model railway clubs. You will soon make friends.
Other Benefits
A comphrehensive Technical Manual, hints and tips, Garden Railways, Small Layouts Vol 1, 2 & 3, and collections of drawings.

You can Join or Renew online today, or to enquire about joining the Guild and Guild services, please email Enquiries or call 01594 545676.

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