In Pictures: Model fans enjoy world in miniature

Model enthusiasts have gathered at Alexandra Palace for this year’s London Model Engineering Exhibition.

Organisers say the event, now in its 24th year, aims to showcase the “past, present and future” of modelling.

Model engineer Alan Pearce, watches a train
Model engineer Alan Pearce, watches a train
George Illingworth holds a model fire engine
George Illingworth holds a model fire engine
Enthusiasts look at model trucks
Enthusiasts look at model trucks
A model engineer looks at pieces from a model train depot
A model engineer looks at pieces from a model train depot

More than 40 clubs are showcasing their miniatures at the exhibition, which features nearly 2,000 models in total.

The show runs until Sunday.

Model Engineer Jack Snady looks at model ships
Model Engineer Jack Snady looks at model ships
London Model Engineering Exhibition 2019
London Model Engineering Exhibition 2019
London Model Engineering Exhibition 2019
London Model Engineering Exhibition 2019
London Model Engineering Exhibition 2019
London Model Engineering Exhibition 2019
London Model Engineering Exhibition 2019
London Model Engineering Exhibition 2019
London Model Engineering Exhibition 2019
London Model Engineering Exhibition 2019