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Silverfox DCC MRC 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 11th August 2018

at Oakgrove Secondary School, Venturer Gate, Middleton, Brickhill Street, 
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK10 9JQ.

Silverfox Model Railway Club will be holding their annual exhibition once again at Oakgrove Secondary School. The exhibition will be opened on Saturday morning by the Mayor of Milton Keynes who will also judge the best layout in the exhibition. We are retaining the admission price as per last year so for all Adults it is £6.00, and children under 16 £2.00. Outdoor train rides provided by the Milton Keynes Model Engineering Society.

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2018 Model Railway Exhibition 2018

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November 2018

  • Thu 1st - Joe Lock Model Railways -  Train & Toy Collectors Fair
    Theydon Bois Village Hall, Coppice Row, Theydon Bois, NR Epping, Essex
    The Essex event, to buy, sell, swap or obtain valuations on your old traditional toys, i.e. Cars, buses and trains plus the opportunity to purchase the latest models. Lots of model railways, free parking on site. Direct rail link to London (Central Line). by road M25, J26 or M11, J5.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking

  • Sat 3rd - SRP Toyfairs -  Crawley Saturday Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair
    The Hawth Theatre, Hawth Avenue, Crawley, West Sussex
    Toyfair Henfield for 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. U15 accompanied children free.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:22+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - 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:60
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 4th - SRP Toyfairs -  Kent Coast Model and Train Collectors Fair Herne Bay
    The Kings Hall, Beacon Hill, Herne Bay, Kent
    Now is the time to get your selling table booked or your diary filled to buy collectibles from ranges of Diecast , Aircraft and Classic Toys including action models to model railways in popular scales and gauges. With new issues and ranges of historic items , paperwork and books on subjects to match there should be something for everyone
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:1
    T:20+
    Refreshments

  • Sun 11th - BB & PC Fairs -  Collectors Train and Diecast Fair
    Copdock Village Hall, London Road, Copdock, Ipswich, Suffolk
    Bill Bourne (Railway Roundabout) and Phil Cooper (Sudbury Model Railways) will be presenting a Collectors Train and Diecast Fair at this venue. We hope to build upon the work done by John and Dennis at the previous Toy Fair at the Hotel in Copdock. The Village Hall has a capacity for 35 Tables with excellent parking and unloading. There will be hot and cold snacks available and the licensed Bar will be open from 12noon. Signs will be in place at key points and junctions.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sun 11th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Dublin Toy & Train Sale
    The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Dublin
    Our major show in the Republic of Ireland, held in a top quality hotel situated alongside the main N11 route south from the City Centre. Masses of free parking and top traders from all over Ireland plus a sprinkling from the UK.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:45
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 11th - Bulldog Fairs -  Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Three Counties Showground, The Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire
    Up to 180 stalls available with 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. U16 free with full paying adult. Call us on 01373 452857 or 07917 125641
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:80+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 11th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Wirral Model 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

  • Sun 11th - SRP Toyfairs -  Rayleigh Toy and Model Train Collectors Fair
    Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex
    Two train layouts on stage (One is steam). Diecast in sizes and scales and model railways from popular manufacturers. U15 Accompanied Children Free , Dublo, O Coarse , American and Continental Outlines Trix etc plenty of variety DVDS books too dependent on vendors attending, 75 table spaces. Contact organiser for table price if you have items to offer for sale.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:35
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 13th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    (Odiham) Hook Community Centre, Ravenscroft, Hook, Hampshire
    Hook's monthly toy and train collectors fair good food, good diecast, good railway, couldnt get much better for £1
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Wed 14th - Joe Lock Model Railways -  Hertford Toy & Train Fair
    Richard Hale School, Hale Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire
    New event in the county town of Hertford. The county town of Hertford is served by rail connections from both Kings Cross and Liverpool Street and has a large bus station. The school is situated just at the side of the town and has ample free parking on site. We look forward to seeing collectors, both old and new. This is the Hertfordshire event where you can buy, sell or swop models and get valuations on your old traditional toys.
    QUICKINFO:  Free Parking

  • Sat 17th - Ray Heard Model Railways -  Exeter Train & Toy Fair
    The Matford Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton Ind Est, Exeter, Devon
    The event at the Matford Centre is now one of the largest Train & Toy Fairs in the South West, with over 60 traders with over 140 tables selling the best in Railway Models, from locomotives, rolling stock and accessories, together with collectables, diecast, soldiers, and other memorable toys. With a O Gauge test track and other local club model railway layouts. The event with good catering, large free car park is a show not to be missed.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:60+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Hereford Toy & Train Sale
    Hereford Leisure Centre, Holmer Road, Hereford, Herefordshire
    Our great and large South Midlands show at this fine venue which will be packed by top traders from as far west as Cornwall and as far north as Teeside. Plenty of parking (nominal £1 fee); level and easy access and a great cafe which is located in the main entrance foyer.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:40
    Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - 794 Preservation Society -  Transport Collectors Fair
    Abingdon Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Northampton, Northamptonshire
    Bus and railway models, kits and accessories, bus rail and lorry photos, books and other transport ephemera. On street parking available nearby. This is our fourth collectors fair - and is fully booked with traders and we have a waiting list. Stagecoach service 16 stops outside from northampton interchange bay 11 every 15 mins. The Northampton Transport Heritage Trust will also be attending, and subject to availability, will be there to give short rides in one of their vehicles.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:22
    Refreshments

  • Sun 18th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire
    The Biggest in Wiltshire - Devizes' own dedicated Weekend Toy and Train collectors fair - right in the Market Place. Free parking and homemade catering. Good selection of dealers from all over the country bring buy and sell at this one! NOTE REVISED OPENING HOURS!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 18th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Llanelli & Llangennech M4-J48 Toy & Train Sale
    Llangennech Community Centre, Off Hendre Road, Llangennech, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
    Our twice-yearly "niche" show in West Wales at this compact but superb and modern venue which is located just one mile from Junction 48 of the M4 motorway. Free parking, 45 tables and a café (run by volunteers) to die for!. This show has a unique atmosphere and a reputation for quality items breaking the surface.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 18th - Ivanhoe Model Railway Society -  Die-Cast Toy and Train Fair
    The Rothley Centre, 12 Mountsorrel Lane, Rothley, Loughborough, Leicestershire
    At our event, you will find 36 pitches spread across the Templar Hall, the Lecture Room and the Lounge of the Rothley Centre, with traders selling a wide range of diecast vehicles, toys, and model railway items. The traders are supported by a display of vintage model trains for your entertainment. A selection of refreshments are also available, including tea, coffee and cans, bacon butties, filled cobs and home made cake. We look forward to making you very welcome. Kind regards, Ivanhoe MRS  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:20+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 18th - Transtar Promotions -  Walsall Wood Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Oak Park Active Living Centre, Coppice Road, Walsall Wood, West Midlands
    Well established event with over 80 tables selling Toy Cars, Commercials, Buses and Trains old and new plus lots of other collectibles. Bring along your unwanted toys to sell. A popular event for collectors and now in its 27th year. Both stall rents and admission prices held at 2017 rates.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:60+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 20th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Memorial Hall, Station Road, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire
    Wootton Bassetts dedicated evening toy and train collectors fair - just off the High Street. Free parking and homemade catering!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's Toy Fair
    Didcot Civic Centre, Britwell Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire
    A well established Toy Fair with a great atmosphere offering everything from Model Trains, Planes and Automobiles, Star Wars, Books, Vintage Toys and loads more. Wonderful Home Made Food and refreshments available. Parking is provided on site and the showand is well sign posted. Should you have any products for sale please bring them along for a free valuation. A show for all the family.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:20+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - SRP Toyfairs -  Henfield Saturday Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair
    Henfield Hall, Pine Grove, Henfield, West Sussex
    Toyfair Henfield for 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. U15 accompanied children free.
    QUICKINFO: 
    T:18+

  • Sun 25th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Barry Toy & Train Sale
    Barry Leisure Centre, Greenwood Street, Barry, Vale Of Glamorgan
    Top South Wales show in a large and excellent venue which is spacious and well-lit. Almost unlimited free car parking, level and easy access and first-rate catering. 80+ tables operated by top traders from all over Wales & England.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:40
    Refreshments

  • Sun 25th - 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

  • Sun 25th - SRP Toyfairs -  Midhurst Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair
    The Grange, Bepton Road, Midhurst, West Sussex
    For 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. U15 accompanied children free.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:16+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 25th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Haydock Park Racecourse
    The Exhibition Centre, Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-Le-Willows, Cheshire
    This is a long established event and has always been a firm favourite with Collectors and Enthusiasts. Many top traders attending. Buy, Sell or Exchange your Toys and Models including new and pre-owned Model Railways in most gauges, Diecast, Meccano, Tinplate Toys, Scalextric, Sci-Fi, Trade Cards etc. This is a superb ground floor venue with flat unloading for Traders and excellent Free Public Parking facilities for 100's of cars. Come and join us at this excellent show.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:85
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 25th - Wimborne Toyfairs -  Wimborne Toy & Train Fair
    Queen Elizabeths Leisure Centre Sports Hall, Blandford Road, Wimborne, Dorset
    The fair has moved out of the main school halls into the Sports hall immediately behind. Access will be via the main Leisure centre entrance from either the QE school or QE leisure centre car parks. Direction signs will be made visible. The hall is big, bright and with refreshments at one end. There is the capability of up to 85 stalls. I hope you enjoy the new surroundings and continue to support the event. There will be as usual a good mix of both railway & die cast, old & new.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:40
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 27th - 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

  • Tue 27th - 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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