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Here is your chance to win one of two Family tickets to the
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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December 2018

  • Sat 1st - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Bridgend Toy & Train Sale
    Bridgend Leisure Centre, Angel Street, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
    Our annual show at Bridgend in this fine Centre; it is situated opposite Bridgend Fire Station and is within easy reach of the M4. Plenty of car parking on site with a nominal pay & display charge, level and easy access into the large, spacious & well-lit hall where some 80+ tables will be in operation.The Centre has it's own Cafe within the premises and the town centre is closeby.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35
    Refreshments

  • Sat 1st - Geoff Martin Toyfairs -  Maidstone Vintage Toy Fair
    Lockmeadow Market Hall, Barker Street, Maidstone, Kent
    Kents largest toy collectors fair
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sun 2nd - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's Toy Fairs
    Bingham Hall, 28 King Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    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 off site at the bottom of the road and 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

  • Sun 2nd - SRP Toyfairs -  Colchester Model Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    Langham Community Centre, School Road, Colchester, Essex
    I have 6 shows at this event on. 1ST JAN.4TH FEB.8TH APRIL3RD JUNE.7TH OCT2ND DEC.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:15
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 2nd - Ray Heard Model Railways -  Newton Abbot Train & Toy Fair
    Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon
    The event at the Racecourse 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. Now increased in size incorporating a additional floor of traders, the event with good catering, large free car park is a show not to be missed.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:60+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 2nd - R M Toys Ltd -  Kempton Park Toy, Train & Collectors Fair
    Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury On Thames, Middlesex
    Kempton Park Toy, Train and Collectors Fair is London's largest Sunday Toy Fair. The event is run at Kempton Park Racecourse. With up to 200 tables of collectables from various dealers across the UK. You will be able to find everything from vintage Dinky toys to modern diecast models. Train collectables to TV related and Sci-Fi memorabilia. Scalextrix to Teddy Bears. There is also Display Cabinets that are suitable for all collectibles. PLENTY OF FREE ON-SITE PARKING.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:200
    T:80
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 2nd - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Michael Herbert Hall, South Street, Wilton, Wiltshire
    Our Christmas Toy and Train Collectors fair at Wilton. Combine your Christmas shopping at the Outlet village with a visit to the fair! Free off road parking. Top local dealers attending. A great mix of diecast and railway!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 8th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Chester Toy & Train Fair
    The Cheshire County Sports Club, Plas Newton Lane, Upton, Chester, Cheshire
    THIS SUPERB VENUE now hosts this long established fair, offering one of the best selections in the North West of new and used model railways, die-cast models, tinplate etc; This fair has been a favourite with many collectors for over 35 years.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:80
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 9th - Model Car Mart -  Ashington Vintage Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Ashington Community Centre, Foster Lane, Ashington, West Sussex
    A traditional, friendly british toyfair organised by collectors for collectors. Buy, sell and swap from a large range of toys old and new. Including Triang and Hornby trains, all gauges plus continental makes. Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox diecasts. Other toys including Meccano, Lego, action figures and lots more. Hot food and drinks available. Extensive advertising campaign, well signposted & free parking.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:30
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 9th - 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.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:20+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 9th - Ron Lines -  Southampton Toy Fair
    Blighmont Army Reserve Centre, Millbrook Road West, Southampton, Hampshire
    10am-2.30pm (Last entry 2pm) £1 entrance fee (children under 12 free) New & Pre-owned toys, model railways & diecast. Light refreshments available , Free parking & close to public transport. Millbrook train station 10 minute walk away. Blue star buses 6, 8, 9, 11 & 12 from Southampton Train station to Regents Park Road then a 5 minute walk. To trade at this event or more information please call on 02380772681 & ask for Ron or Annmarie.
    QUICKINFO:  Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 11th - Newcomen Fairs Ltd -  Elsecar Toy Train & Doll Fair
    Ironworks (Building 21) Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar, Barsley, South Yorkshire
    Early entry available from 5pm £2 Stands selling, tin plate and collectable toys. Model Railway and diecast models. Teddies and dolls. Free parking - refreshments available. Follow the brown Heritage Centre signs.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 11th - 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

  • Thu 13th - 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 15th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Gloucester Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    New Venue , New City * Wow welcome to the friendly Gloucester Saturday toyfair. Parking and just five mins from the M5. Plenty of new and preowned classic model railway , diecast items, plus books, model aircraft, classic toys etc Early buyer entry from 0830am for £3 NOW A SATURDAY FAIR!!  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:10+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 15th - 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, Follow on Dates for 2017 : Saturdays 6th May, 8th July, 28th October, 16th December
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:16+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 16th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Barton Peveril Sixth Form College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire
    The final show for 2018. More dates to follow. Now established at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College with its own dedicated car park. Top local dealers. Traders table available at just £24 each.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 16th - SRP Toyfairs -  Orpington Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent
    Orpington for Bromley Sunday Monthly Toy fair presents Die-Cast New , Classic and Vintage Model Trains , Books , Toy Soldiers etc. With the added attraction of 2 running layouts up the stairs on the stage (No wheelchair access to this part , sorry ). Accompanied Child U14 up to 2 per adult free)
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:30+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 16th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Southport Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    Splash World, Dunes Leisure Centre, Esplanade, Southport, Merseyside
    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 well-lit ground floor Leisure Centre venue with flat unloading for Traders plus Public Parking facilities. Refreshments available at reasonable prices. Come and join us, top Traders attending. Bring the family to this top seaside resort and complete your final pre-Christmas purchases.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:65
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Tue 18th - 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

  • Thu 27th - Llandudno Transport Festival -  Llandudno Toy & Train Fair
    Venue Cymru, Llandudno Promenade, Llandudno, Gwynedd
    Around 50+ model railway & toy collectors/traders from all over the UK get together always the day after Boxing Day in North Wales's Queen of Resorts main theatre venue all proceeds will go towards the Llandudno Transport Festival held on May Day Bank Holiday Weekend every year.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:50
    Refreshments

  • Thu 27th - SRP Toyfairs -  Worthing and Sussex Coast Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, West Sussex
    Worthings finest single site display of trains and diecast from a multitude 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, single hall with two running classic loose lay train layouts running.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:30+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Fri 28th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Carmarthen Toy & Train Sale
    Carmarthen Leisure Centre, Llansteffan Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
    Our special Christmas/New Year show at Carmarthen. Upto 90 tables packed by top UK traders - come and grab a final bargain in 2018!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Fri 28th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Haydock Park Raceourse
    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

  • Sat 29th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Worcester Toy & Train Fair
    Perdiswell Leisure Centre, Bilford Road, Worcester, Worcestershire
    A friendly toyfair with stallholders offering a good selection of new and pre-owned models for sale or exchange.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:45
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 30th - 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

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