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June 2020

  • Sat 6th - 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. 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

  • Sun 7th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Fleetwood Toy & Model -  Carlisle Toyfair
    Milton Hilltop Hotel, Hilltop Heights, London Road, Carlisle, Cumbria
    Welcome return of the much missed venue. Upto 50 tables full of model railways, vintage and modern diecast, sci fi and more. We will also have our range of display cabinets at hugely discounted prices on the day
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 14th - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Ashfield Toy and Train Fair
    Festival Hall, Hodgkinson Road, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
    Our Flagship 'Friendly Fez' Swapmeet is now established as a great smaller(120 tables)fair.Excellent access,good major road links, bus or train just 3 minutes walk.Refreshments(Incl.Full breakfasts).Free parking. Earlybird available. Buying,selling or just having a nostalgic trip down 'Memory Lane'.Acc.U/16'sfree.Now in its 10th year and proving a real hit with public and a good variety of traders who provide plenty of bargains with a good mix of rail and diecast.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 20th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Carmarthen Toy & Train Sale  - **New Entry**
    Carmarthen Leisure Centre, Llansteffan Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
    Our great West Wales show in this excellent and large venue, close to the town and just off the man A40 dual-Carriageway westward (First slip-Road after B&Q). Massive free car parks, level and easy access and a good in-House cafe. This is a SUNDAY show.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 20th - Northern Toy Fairs -  Edinburgh Toy, Train & Sci Fi Collectors Fair
    Musselburgh Sports Centre, Newbiggin, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, Lothian
    Brand new fair for Edinburgh area just off A1 Junction for A6094 on bus routes 113, 124, N26, 26, 44 all run regularly from central Edinburgh. Over 120 tables full of collectible trains, diecast and Sci Fi.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Mon 22nd - Geoff Martin Toyfairs -  Maidstone Vintage Toy Fair  - **New Entry**
    Lockmeadow Market Hall, Barker Street, Maidstone, Kent
    Kents largest toy collectors fair
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sat 27th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Oswestry Toy & Train Sale
    The Pavilion, Oswestry Show Ground, Park Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire
    Our great show on the borders between the Midlands of England and North Wales; located just off the major A5 trunk road and one mile from the town centre at OSWESTRY. Easily aqccessed from all over Wales, the Midlands and the North-West of England and the show is noted for the massive amounts of free car parking on-site. A great local outside caterer attends and there will be 80+ tables in operation.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 28th - BB & PC Fairs -  Toy Fair
    Copdock Village Hall, Old London Road, Copdock Near Ipswich, Suffolk
    Copdock Village Hall is only a few minutes from the A14 and the A 12 major trunk roads. There is a large car park. Hot and cold refreshments.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 28th - Great Central Railway -  Swap Meet - Railway Memorabilia
    Quorn & Woodhouse Station, Woodhouse Road, Quorn, Leicestershire
    If you are interested in items of railway memorabilia (railwayana) - whether locomotive nameplates, lamps, signalling equipment, silverware, enamel signs, buttons, badges, books, photographs or postcards etc visit Great Central Railway's famous Swap Meet at Quorn & Woodhouse station. It's one of the longest standing events of its kind in the country!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

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