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August 2019

  • Sat 3rd - John's Toy Fairs -  Norwich Toy & Train Fair  - **New Entry**
    The Willow Centre, 1 - 13 Willowcroft Way, Norwich, Norfolk
    Another fair at this easily accessible venue. Good, free parking and level access. The usual group of traders are keen to offer a range of new and used model railway equipment, cars, lorries ships & planes in die-cast, kit form, plastic or tin plate to-gether with other model ephemera. They are also happy to buy or exchange your unwanted models. Bus Routes 11 & 12 City Centre to NNUH pass nearby - half hourly service
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 4th - Burton Railway Society -  Toy & Collectors Fair
    National Brewery Centre, Horninglow Street, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire
    Third Annual Toy, Train and Collectors Fair at the National Brewery Centre museum. ticket price includes access to the museum, shire horses, working Robey Steam Engine and all museum exhibits. A great family day out with a Toyfair included ! See NBC website .
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 4th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Porthmadog Toy & Train Sale
    Y Ganolfan Community Centre, High Street, Porthmadog, Gwynedd
    Our second great show in this of North Wales and what a location! Situated alongside Porthmadog Harbour and virtually next door to the main terminus for both the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways; very close to all of the shops and cafes and with plenty of nearby parking. The Network Station (Cambrian Coast Line) is approx half of a mile away as is the terminus of the WHR(1964). A compact venue which offers some 60 tables, a superb cafe & a large vintage Hornby Dublo3-rail layout.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Thu 8th - Association of Bexley Charities '78 -  Charity Toy and Train Faor
    Falconwood Community Centre, The Green, Welling, Kent
    There will be sales stands with new and pre-enjoyed model railways (Hornby, Bachmann, Dapol, Farish, Fleishmann) spare parts; books; stamps; Sci-fi; Tinplate, die-cast vehicles (Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox etc); Dr Who; teddy bears; puzzles. Refreshments will be available

  • Sat 10th - Stainmore Railway Company -  Railwayana  - **New Entry**
    Kirkby Stephen East Station, South Road, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
    The first Railwayana event to be held at Kirkby Stephen East (Hereitage) railway station - the operational base of the Stainmore Railway Company, sited on the famous Tebay/Penrith - Darlington Line. A steam service will be in operation throughout the day and the stalls are sited, undercover on the old station platform. A great opportunity to see a wide range of railwayana items from some of the best colectors/traders in the country at this relatively new heritage railway site.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 11th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Barry Island Toy & Train Sale
    Barry Island Station, Station Approach, Barry Island, Vale Of Glamorgan
    Our annual 'Fair on the platforms and in the buildings of the preserved BARRY ISLAND STATION (by kind permission of John Buxton). All under the cover of the large canopies and with 60+ tables operated by top traders from all over Wales & England. STEAM TRAINS running all day. Great catering. The national network station is alongside the preserved part of the complex and there are frequent services.THIS YEAR WE WILL NOT CLASH WITH LOCAL RUNNING RACES & CLOSED ROADS - NORMAL ACCESS.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sun 11th - SRP Toyfairs -  Ditton Toyfair
    Ditton Community Centre, Kiln Barn Road, Ditton, Kent
    65 tables
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 11th - Bulldog Fairs -  Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon
    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 and Scalextric 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 1256  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 11th - Ron Lines -  Southampton Toy Fair
    Blighmont Army Reserve Centre, Millbrook Road West, Southampton, Hampshire
    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.

  • Tue 13th - 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 entry. Free parking and excellent cafe!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Brighton Model Railway Club -  Train Sales Day
    London Road Railway Station, Shaftesbury Place, Brighton, East Sussex
    Brighton MRC will be having one of its infrequent sales days at the Clubrooms. Preowned locomotives and rolling stock from the main manufacturers plus track, books and scenic items. Free entry. If you are interested in joining a model Railway Club this will give you the opportunity to have a look round and chat to the club members present.

  • Sat 17th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 18th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Mega Cornwall Toy & Train Sale at Bodmin
    Bodmin Leisure Centre, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall
    Our all-new and large show for Cornwall at this very spacious and excellent mid-Cornwall venue. In addition to well over 100 tables we plan to have 5 or 6 working model railway layouts, to provide further interest. Close to Bodmin General Station (Bodmin & Wenford Railway) and near the main A30 dual-carriageway "spine" road which runs east to west through the County. Leading UK traders attending and a great local caterer will be operating a cafe within the building.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 18th - 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
    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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 25th - John's Toy Fairs -  Sheringham Toy & Train Fair  - **New Entry**
    The Community Centre, Holway Road, Sheringham, Norfolk
    Another fair at this easily accessible venue. Good, free parking and level access. The usual group of traders are keen to offer a range of new and used model railway equipment, cars, lorries ships & planes in die-cast, kit form, plastic or tin plate to-gether with other model ephemera. They are also happy to buy or exchange your unwanted models.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 25th August - Mon 25th November - SRP Toyfairs -  Orpington Toy and Train Fair
    Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent
    60 stalls
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Mon 26th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Bridgnorth Toy & Model Collectors Fair
    Bridgnorth Leisure Centre, High Town, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
    Bridgnorth Toyfair is one of the longest established fairs in the U.K. Its success it due mainly to the quality and variety of the new and pre-owned models on offer. It is also not far from the Severn Valley Railway which if combined the attractions make for a very enjoyable day out.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

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