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SYSTON 2018
TICKETS COMPETITION NOW OPEN

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In conjunction with
Syston Model Railway Society,
Here is your chance to win a pair of 2 Adult Tickets to the
Syston 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 17th - Sun 18th February 2018

at Sileby Community Centre, High Street, 
Sileby, Leicestershire LE12 7RX.

The annual exhibition features approx 12 quality layouts and 11 trade stands. This popular exhibition has a summery feeling to it with both St Ruth, a finescale 2mm layout featuring parts of the railway system on the South Coast. The exhibition is FREE admission to all children under the age of 14. There is free parking adjacent to the venue and plenty of street parking nearby. Refreshments will also be available.

Competition ends Sat 3rd February.

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Leicester Model Railway Show 2018

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THE FESTIVAL OF BRITISH RAILWAY MODELLING 2018
TICKETS COMPETITION NOW OPEN

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In conjunction with
Warners Exhibitions,
Here is your chance to win one of four Adult tickets to the
The Festival of British Railway Modelling 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 10th February - Sun 11th February 2018

at Doncaster Exhibition Centre, Leger Way, 
Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN2 6BB.

Visitors can enjoy browsing over 30-handpicked layouts with a 'Best of British' theme and purchase must-have items in a variety of major scales, era and gauges from over 80 quality traders. There will be expert demonstrations, giving you an opportunity to enhance your modelling skills. Whether you're new to the hobby or looking to stock up on essentials, our Doncaster Show offers something for everyone. The show is kindly supported by:Doncaster & District Model Railway Club

Competition ends Sat 27th January.

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The Festival of British Railway Modelling 2018

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Stafford 2018 TICKETS COMPETITION NOW CLOSED

In conjunction with
Stafford Railway Circle,
This was your chance to win a pair of Adult Tickets to the
Stafford 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 3rd February - Sun 4th February 2018

at Stafford County Showground, Weston Road, 
Stafford, Staffordshire ST18 0BD.

We will once again have plenty of layouts, traders and demonstrators for you to enjoy at the exhibition. This year we will have two themed areas. Our highly successful "small layout" section will be with us again with 11 layouts of various gauge that would fit in any home and also a selection of 9 layouts set in the north west of England. As well as these there are another 24 layouts in various scales for your entertainment. Refreshments available from the catering area.

Unfortunately the competition is now closed and the lucky winners are -
Pete Sisson, Lincoln
Val Lee, Stalybridge
.
Congratulations and we will be contacting you within the next couple of days to get your prize to you.
If you did not win this time please do not worry as we will be holding further competitions.
So watch this space.

Model Railway Exhibition Stafford 2018

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January 2018

  • Add to Calendar 20180127 20180127 Europe/London SRP Toyfairs - Hawkinge and Kent Toy and Train Collectors Fair Hawkinge (For East Kent and Canterbury)'s SATURDAY event of finest single site display of trains and diecast from a selection of vendors and dealers. Trains from Hornby , Bachman , Trix and Tri-Ang , Classix Base Toys and Corgi new and best pre-owned diecasts. Classic and vintage toys dependent on dealers. Plenty of books on related subjects. U14 Accompanied children free admission. Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Kent SRP Toyfairs Sat 27th - SRP Toyfairs -  Hawkinge and Kent Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Kent
    Hawkinge (For East Kent and Canterbury)'s SATURDAY event of finest single site display of trains and diecast from a selection of vendors and dealers. Trains from Hornby , Bachman , Trix and Tri-Ang , Classix Base Toys and Corgi new and best pre-owned diecasts. Classic and vintage toys dependent on dealers. Plenty of books on related subjects. U14 Accompanied children free admission.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:16+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180127 20180127 Europe/London Tony Oakes Fairs - Ludlow Model, Toy and Train Collectors Fair Ludlow Racecourse is a fantastic venue for a Toy fair, being approx 2 miles north of Ludlow just off the A49. Stallholders from various parts of the country will be on hand to sell, buy or exchange new and pre-owned model railways, diecast models etc.The venue offers easy access, free parking and refreshments. A great event not to be missed. Ludlow Racecourse, Bromfield, Ludlow, Shropshire Tony Oakes Fairs Sat 27th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Ludlow Model, Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Ludlow Racecourse, Bromfield, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Ludlow Racecourse is a fantastic venue for a Toy fair, being approx 2 miles north of Ludlow just off the A49. Stallholders from various parts of the country will be on hand to sell, buy or exchange new and pre-owned model railways, diecast models etc.The venue offers easy access, free parking and refreshments. A great event not to be missed.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:50
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180127 20180127 Europe/London Maidenhead Static Model Club - The Windsor International Toy Fair Come and see the new Windsor International Toy Fair now in Windsor. The friendliest toy fair around displaying the usual Corgi, Dinky and Matchbox models but including plastic kits, LEGO, Scalextric, Soldiers, Tinplate and much more! We are hoping to include a new feature for 2018, working model railway layouts, so you best come along to see if we have achieved this! The Windsor Leisure Centre, Clewer Mead, Stovell Road, Windsor, Berkshire Maidenhead Static Model Club Sat 27th - Maidenhead Static Model Club -  The Windsor International Toy Fair
    The Windsor Leisure Centre, Clewer Mead, Stovell Road, Windsor, Berkshire
    Come and see the new Windsor International Toy Fair now in Windsor. The friendliest toy fair around displaying the usual Corgi, Dinky and Matchbox models but including plastic kits, LEGO, Scalextric, Soldiers, Tinplate and much more! We are hoping to include a new feature for 2018, working model railway layouts, so you best come along to see if we have achieved this!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:70+
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180128 20180128 Europe/London J and D Toy and Train Fairs - Ipswich Toy and Train Fair Another fair presented by John Parsonage and Dennis Payne at this well established venue. Good free level parking and level access to the fair. Accompanied children under 16 free. Light refreshments. Our usual traders keen to buy as well as sell, offering a good selection of model railway, diecast, kits and other model ephemera both new and used. Ipswich Hotel, Old London Road, Copdock, Ipswich, Suffolk J and D Toy and Train Fairs Sun 28th - J & D Toy & Train Fairs -  Ipswich Toy & Train Fair
    Ipswich Hotel, Old London Road, Copdock, Ipswich, Suffolk
    Another fair presented by John Parsonage and Dennis Payne at this well established venue. Good free level parking and level access to the fair. Accompanied children under 16 free. Light refreshments. Our usual traders keen to buy as well as sell, offering a good selection of model railway, diecast, kits and other model ephemera both new and used.
    QUICKINFO: 
    T:17
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180128 20180128 Europe/London Tony Oakes Fairs - Kidderminster Toyfair 40 Plus tables offering a great selection of new and used models, plus Hornby Dublo layout. A great day out for collectors and enthusiasts and don`t forget we are very near to the Severn Valley Railway. Gilt Edge Leisure Centre, Zortech Avenue, Kidderminster, Worcestershire Tony Oakes Fairs Sun 28th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Kidderminster Toyfair
    Gilt Edge Leisure Centre, Zortech Avenue, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
    40 Plus tables offering a great selection of new and used models, plus Hornby Dublo layout. A great day out for collectors and enthusiasts and don`t forget we are very near to the Severn Valley Railway.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:40
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180128 20180128 Europe/London SRP Toyfairs - Northfleet For Dartford Toy and Railway Modellers Collectors Fair New Location for Traders and Visitors for the DA Postcode. All your normal railway and collectible toy traders here in a good accessible venue. Just the one event here in 2017 but look out for more dates planned for 2018 Northfleet Girls School, Halll Road, Northfleet, Kent SRP Toyfairs Sun 28th - SRP Toyfairs -  Northfleet For Dartford Toy and Railway Modellers Collectors Fair
    Northfleet Girls School, Halll Road, Northfleet, Kent
    New Location for Traders and Visitors for the DA Postcode. All your normal railway and collectible toy traders here in a good accessible venue. Just the one event here in 2017 but look out for more dates planned for 2018
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:20+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180128 20180128 Europe/London Barry Stockton Fairs - Wirral Train and Toy Collectors Fair This established event is now a firm favourite with collectors and enthusiasts of new and pre-owned Model Railways, Diecast Toys, Scalextric, Model Soldiers, Trade Cards, Books etc. and is held in a beautiful well lit, ground floor hall in the beautiful surroundings of the highly acclaimed tourist attraction village of Port Sunlight Village, excellent quality reasonably-priced refreshments also plenty of adjacent free parking for vehicles. Hulme Hall, Bolton Road, Port Sunlight, Merseyside Barry Stockton Fairs Sun 28th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Wirral Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    Hulme Hall, Bolton Road, Port Sunlight, Merseyside
    This established event is now a firm favourite with collectors and enthusiasts of new and pre-owned Model Railways, Diecast Toys, Scalextric, Model Soldiers, Trade Cards, Books etc. and is held in a beautiful well lit, ground floor hall in the beautiful surroundings of the highly acclaimed tourist attraction village of Port Sunlight Village, excellent quality reasonably-priced refreshments also plenty of adjacent free parking for vehicles.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:65
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180128 20180128 Europe/London Bulldog Fairs - Toy and Train Collectors Fair Up to 250 stalls available with some of the countries top dealers in attendance selling the best in collectable toys. Many obsolete early tin plate toys and models available for sale, along with lots of obsolete Corgi and Dinky toys. Model Railway items in abundance, new and quality used. Also Sci-Fi, Lego, Transformers etc. Early Bird ticket from 8am £10.00. Light refreshments available throughout the day. U16 free with full paying adult. Call us on 01373 452857 or try 07917 125641. Royal Bath & West Showground, Castle Cary Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset Bulldog Fairs Sun 28th - Bulldog Fairs -  Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Royal Bath & West Showground, Castle Cary Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
    Up to 250 stalls available with some of the countries top dealers in attendance selling the best in collectable toys. Many obsolete early tin plate toys and models available for sale, along with lots of obsolete Corgi and Dinky toys. Model Railway items in abundance, new and quality used. Also Sci-Fi, Lego, Transformers etc. Early Bird ticket from 8am £10.00. Light refreshments available throughout the day. U16 free with full paying adult. Call us on 01373 452857 or try 07917 125641.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:100+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180130 20180130 Europe/London Garstang Toyfair - Garstang Toyfair Small friendly Toy Fair with diecast and trains etc. Tea, coffee and cakes available. Kirkland and Catterall Memorial Hall, Corner of A6 and A586 - the Avenue, Churchtown Near Garstang, Lancashire Garstang Toyfair Tue 30th - Garstang Toyfair
    Kirkland and Catterall Memorial Hall, Corner of A6 and A586 - the Avenue, Churchtown Near Garstang, Lancashire
    Small friendly Toy Fair with diecast and trains etc. Tea, coffee and cakes available.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:18
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20180130 20180130 Europe/London SRP Toyfairs - Tonbridge Evening Toy and Model Collectors Fair Evening Toyfair Tonbridge for Tunbridge Wells. Trains in popular brands and scales, diecast buses and lorries to scale and size, collectible vintage and classic toys. Good selection of books, and other toys, action man, meccano dependent on stallholders as vary at each event. Close to rail station and use superstore/high street car park so plenty of places to visit before and after event. U15 accompanied children free. Contact organiser for relastically priced table fee if you wish to sell Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent SRP Toyfairs Tue 30th - SRP Toyfairs -  Tonbridge Evening Toy and Model Collectors Fair
    Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent
    Evening Toyfair Tonbridge for Tunbridge Wells. Trains in popular brands and scales, diecast buses and lorries to scale and size, collectible vintage and classic toys. Good selection of books, and other toys, action man, meccano dependent on stallholders as vary at each event. Close to rail station and use superstore/high street car park so plenty of places to visit before and after event. U15 accompanied children free. Contact organiser for relastically priced table fee if you wish to sell
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:18+
    Free Parking Refreshments

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