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November 2019

  • Sat 2nd - 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 homemade refreshments by cafe V using quality local produce. A great event not to be missed.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:60
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 2nd - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Merthyr Tydfil Toy and Train Sale
    Merthyr Leisure Centre, Merthyr Leisure Village, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan
    Our major new South Wales show at this great venue/location which is alongside the main A470 dual-carriageway,(Llandudno to Cardiff route) 25 minutes north of J32 of the M4. Also situated very close to the A465 "Heads of the Valley" road which links with the west of Wales and east to the Midlands of England and which has recently been upgraded. 90+ tables, great cafe, level & easy access and plenty of parking on-site. Our second event here.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 3rd - Model Car Mart -  Ashington Vintage Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Ashington Community Centre, Foster Lane, Ashington, Surrey
    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 3rd - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Bristol Toy & Train Sale
    Bawa Health & Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol
    Our popular Bristol event in this excellent venue which boasts almost unlimited FREE PARKING on site, easy access andn a greta local caterer operating the cafe. Just off the A38 dual-carriageway and close to the M4/M5 motorways. The show is noted for the quality stock on offer including much aimed at the collectors of vintage items.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:25
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 9th - SRP Toyfairs -  Faversham Toy Fair
    Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham, Kent
    60 tables

  • Sun 10th - CLS Promotions -  Crag Bank Toy Fair
    Crag Bank Village Hall, 1 Jesson Way, Carnforth, Lancashire
    Friendly swap meet, disabled access, good mix of trade, refreshments, tables available 6x2 -£12 not far from junc 35 M6, sign posted 10am-2pm traders from 8 am free parking, model rail test track to try out any purchases.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 10th - 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. Postcode for venue is A94V6K5
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:45
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 10th - 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 10th - 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 12th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    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 Free on site parking and excellent cafe!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 16th - Ray Heard Model Railways -  Exeter Train & Toy Fair
    The Matford Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton Ind Est, Exeter, Devon
    One of the largest Train & Toy Fairs in the South of England, with over 40 traders selling all aspects of Trains, Collectables & Toys, with normally a O Gauge Railway running track for the public to test there loco's and up to 2 other layouts, combined with one of the best catering restaurants in the area, this makes this a event not to be missed. Large Car Park next to the Park & Ride, with lots of space to look around the venue and wheel chair friendly.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:40+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 16th - 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 16th - 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 fifth 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 17th - Northern Toy Fairs -  Chester Le Street Toy & Train Fair
    Lord Lawson Academy, Birtley Lane, Chester Le Street, Durham
    Over 120 tables. Follow A167 Birtley, opposite Komatsu factory, 10 minutes off A1 Junction 63. Bus route 21 Newcastle to Durham. Buy , sell, swap diecast, trains, sci fi etc
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:50
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 17th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire
    The 'Best in Wiltshire' - Devizes' own dedicated Weekend Toy and Train collectors fair - right in the Market Place. 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 17th - 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 17th - 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 28th year.Both stall rents and admission prices held at 2017 rates.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:60+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 17th - SRP Toyfairs -  Worthing Toy and Trainfair
    Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, West Sussex
    100 plus tasbles
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:03
    T:035
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 19th - 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

  • Fri 22nd - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Alfreton Toy and Train Fair
    Leisure Centre, Church Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire
    As one of the longest established swapmeets, for years, 'Alfreton-Friday' has been the place for toy collectors and rail enthusiasts.Excellent access, good public transport and major road links. Refreshments, Free parking.Acc.U/16's free.Earlybird from 5pm.Buying, selling or just having a nostalgic trip down'Memory Lane'.A good variety of traders so plenty of bargains with a good mix of rail, diecast and themed, both new and used.Always expect the unexpected at Alfreton!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 23rd - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  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. Dee's wonderful Home Made Food and refreshments available. Parking is provided on site and the show 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:35+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 23rd - Model Car Mart -  Henfield Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Henfield Village Hall, High Street, Henfield, West Sussex
    A traditional, friendly, British toy fair organised by collectors and hosted in the heart of rural West Sussex. Buy, sell and swap from a large range of toys old and new. Including Triang and Hornby trains of all gauges plus continental makes. Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox diecasts. Other toys including Meccano, Lego, action figures, comics, action figures and TV & film related merchandise plus lots more. Hot food and drinks available. Extensive advertising campaign, well signposted & parking.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:25
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sat 23rd - SRP Toyfairs -  Romford Toyfair
    North Romford Community Centre, 32 Clockhouse Lane, Romford, Essex
    50 tables
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:025
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 23rd - 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.The venue has now been completely refurbished to a high standard and has additional free parking.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:45
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 24th - Joe Lock Model Railways -  Aston Clinton Toy & Train Fair
    Green Park, Stablebridge Road, Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire
    Please see directions within the complex to direct you to the appropriate building
    QUICKINFO:  Free Parking

  • Sun 24th - 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 24th - Northern Toy Fairs -  Catterick Toy, Train & Sci Fi Fair
    Catterick Leisure Centre, Gough Road, Catterick, North Yorkshire
    Great North Yorkshire fair covering Teesside and Darlington. 10 mins off A1 Junction 52. Buy, sell swap diecast, trains and sci fi
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:050
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 24th - SRP Toyfairs -  Midhurst Toyfair
    The Grange, Bepton Road, Midhurst, West Sussex
    70 tables
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:02
    T:025
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 24th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Haydock Park Racecourse Model Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    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
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 24th - Wimborne Toyfairs -  Wimborne Toy & Train Fair
    Queen Elizabeths Leisure Centre Sports Hall, Blandford Road, Wimborne, Dorset
    Now established in the Sports hall immediately behind the school, with access via the main Leisure centre entrance from either the QE leisure centre or school car parks. Direction signs will be made visible in both car parks. The hall is big, bright and with refreshments. There is the capability of up to 80 stalls (40+ traders). 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 26th - 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

  • Sat 30th - 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

  • Sat 30th - SRP Toyfairs -  Hawkinge Toy Fair
    Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Kent
    60 stalls
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:01
    T:020
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 30th - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Nottingham Bluecoat Toy and Train Fair
    Bluecoat Academy, Aspley Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Terrific venue for our Nottingham swapmeet. On the city ring road(A6514), junction with Aspley Lane(B690) -close to M1 JN 25 or JN 26, good public transport, city bus route no.77(St. Margaret's church stop) Refreshments, Free parking. Well lit hall with excellent access. Earlybird available £4.Acc.U/16's free. Buying, selling or just having a nostalgic trip down'Memory Lane'. A good variety of traders mean plenty of bargains with a good mix of rail and diecast.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

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