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  • Add to Calendar 20200801 20200801 Europe/London - The small, intimate show for those avid collectors and families looking for something different. Set in the beautiful Cumbrian countryside, only a short drive from the lakes. Plese note the hall is in Newbiggin, NOT Stainton!!! See you all there! Newbiggin Village Hall, Newbiggin, Penrith, Cumbria Sat 1st - Fleetwood Toy & Model -  Penrith Toyfair  - CANCELLED
    Newbiggin Village Hall, Newbiggin, Penrith, Cumbria
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200802 20200802 Europe/London - 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. Ashington Community Centre, Foster Lane, Ashington, West Sussex Sun 2nd - Model Car Mart -  Ashington Vintage Model Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Ashington Community Centre, Foster Lane, Ashington, West Sussex
    IMPORTANT: Given the current National situation we are unsure if this event is going ahead. We have contacted the organisers and are awaiting confirmation.
    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.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:30
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Add to Calendar 20200802 20200802 Europe/London - Event sadly cancelled due to the current situation. Bodmin Leisure Centre, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall Sun 2nd - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Mega Cornwall Toy & Train Sale at Bodmin  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    Bodmin Leisure Centre, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200802 20200802 Europe/London - 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 dependent on stallholders as these vary at each event. U15 accompanied children free. Chartham Village Hall, Station Road, Chartham, Kent Sun 2nd - SRP Toyfairs -  Chartham Toy and Model Train Fair  - CANCELLED
    Chartham Village Hall, Station Road, Chartham, Kent
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200808 20200808 Europe/London - Following our first Railwayana Show in 2019, we are pleased to be holding another one day event as part of our Heritage Railway's Summer steam programme. The event is entirely under cover for stallholders who will be offering a wide range of railway memorabilia, including paperwork, books, signage, cast plates, paintings, lamps, enamel signs, models and other related items. There is no charge for visitor admission, there is for steam rides, subject to availability. A chance to buy, sell or Kirkby Stephen East Station, South Road, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria Sat 8th - Stainmore Railway Company -  Railwayana Fair  - CANCELLED
    Kirkby Stephen East Station, South Road, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200808 20200808 Europe/London - Cancelled Royal Bath & West Showground, Castle Cary Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset Sat 8th - Bulldog Fairs -  Shepton Mallet Toy Collectors Fair  - CANCELLED
    Royal Bath & West Showground, Castle Cary Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Add to Calendar 20200809 20200809 Europe/London - Event sadly cancelled due to the current situation. Barry Island Station, Station Approach, Barry Island, Vale Of Glamorgan Sun 9th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Barry Island Toy & Train Sale  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    Barry Island Station, Station Approach, Barry Island, Vale Of Glamorgan
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200809 20200809 Europe/London - 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 dependent on stallholders as these vary at each event. U15 accompanied children free. Ditton Community Centre, Kiln Barn Road, Ditton, Kent Sun 9th - SRP Toyfairs -  Ditton Toy and Train Fair  - CANCELLED
    Ditton Community Centre, Kiln Barn Road, Ditton, Kent
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200809 20200809 Europe/London - Our Flagship 'Friendly Fez' Swapmeet is now established as a great smaller(Ap.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 Festival Hall, Hodgkinson Road, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire Sun 9th - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Ashfield Toy and Train Fair
    Festival Hall, Hodgkinson Road, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
    IMPORTANT: Given the current National situation we are unsure if this event is going ahead. We have contacted the organisers and are awaiting confirmation.
    Our Flagship 'Friendly Fez' Swapmeet is now established as a great smaller(Ap.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

  • Add to Calendar 20200811 20200811 Europe/London - Hook's monthly toy and train collectors fair good food, good diecast, good railway, couldnt get much better for £1 Free on site parking with excellent cafe! Hook Community Centre, Ravenscroft, Hook, Hampshire Tue 11th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Hook Community Centre, Ravenscroft, Hook, Hampshire
    IMPORTANT: Given the current National situation we are unsure if this event is going ahead. We have contacted the organisers and are awaiting confirmation.
    Hook's monthly toy and train collectors fair good food, good diecast, good railway, couldnt get much better for £1 Free on site parking with excellent cafe!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Add to Calendar 20200815 20200815 Europe/London - 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. Generally incorporating a number of layouts from a O Gauge Test Track to local club layouts. The event with good catering, large free car park is a show not to be missed. CANCELLED. The Matford Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton Ind Est, Exeter, Devon Sat 15th - Ray Heard Model Railways -  Exeter Train & Toy Fair  - CANCELLED
    The Matford Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton Ind Est, Exeter, Devon
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200816 20200816 Europe/London - 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 dependant on stallholders as these vary at each event. U15 accompanied children free. Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex Sun 16th - SRP Toyfairs -  Rayleigh Toy Fair  - CANCELLED
    Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200818 20200818 Europe/London - Wootton Bassetts dedicated evening toy and train collectors fair - Just off the High Street. Free parking and homemade catering! Memorial Hall, Station Road, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire Tue 18th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Memorial Hall, Station Road, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire
    IMPORTANT: Given the current National situation we are unsure if this event is going ahead. We have contacted the organisers and are awaiting confirmation.
    Wootton Bassetts dedicated evening toy and train collectors fair - Just off the High Street. Free parking and homemade catering!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:15
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Add to Calendar 20200822 20200822 Europe/London - Brighton Model Railway Club will be holding another if our infrequent sale days. FREE admission. A large range of used Model Railway items from locomotives to coaches, wagons, track and scenic items will be available. The sales day will be in the Clubrooms at London Road station, Brighton. It will also be an opportunity to see some of the facilities available if you are thinking of joining the club. We hope to see you there. London Road Railway Station, Shaftesbury Place, Brighton, East Sussex Sat 22nd - Brighton Model Railway Club -  Sales Day
    London Road Railway Station, Shaftesbury Place, Brighton, East Sussex
    IMPORTANT: Given the current National situation we are unsure if this event is going ahead. We have contacted the organisers and are awaiting confirmation.
    Brighton Model Railway Club will be holding another if our infrequent sale days. FREE admission. A large range of used Model Railway items from locomotives to coaches, wagons, track and scenic items will be available. The sales day will be in the Clubrooms at London Road station, Brighton. It will also be an opportunity to see some of the facilities available if you are thinking of joining the club. We hope to see you there.
    QUICKINFO: 
    CS

  • Add to Calendar 20200822 20200822 Europe/London - Event cancelled due to the current situation. Llangollen Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire Sat 22nd - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Llangollen Toy & Train Sale  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    Llangollen Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200822 20200822 Europe/London - 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. Bluecoat Academy, Aspley Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Sat 22nd - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Nottingham Bluecoat Toy and Train Fair
    Bluecoat Academy, Aspley Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    IMPORTANT: Given the current National situation we are unsure if this event is going ahead. We have contacted the organisers and are awaiting confirmation.
    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

  • Add to Calendar 20200823 20200823 Europe/London - 60 stalls Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent Sun 23rd - SRP Toyfairs -  Orpington Toy and Train Fair  - CANCELLED
    Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200823 20200823 Europe/London - On sale will be a superb selection of new and old toys, trains, collectables, models, sci-Fi and much more. One Leisure St Ives, Burgess Hall, Westwood Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire Sun 23rd - J & J Fairs Ltd -  Toy and Train Collector's Fair  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    One Leisure St Ives, Burgess Hall, Westwood Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200825 20200825 Europe/London - Small friendly Toy Fair with diecast and trains etc. Tea, coffee and cakes available. Kirkland and Catterall Memorial Hall, Corner of A6 and A586 - the Avenue, Churchtown Near Garstang, Lancashire Tue 25th - Garstang Toyfair  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    Kirkland and Catterall Memorial Hall, Corner of A6 and A586 - the Avenue, Churchtown Near Garstang, Lancashire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Add to Calendar 20200827 20200827 Europe/London - This event has been cancelled Falconwood Community Centre, The Green, Welling, Kent Thu 27th - Association of Bexley Charities '78 -  Charity Toy and Train Fair  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    Falconwood Community Centre, The Green, Welling, Kent
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Add to Calendar 20200829 20200829 Europe/London - 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. The Cheshire County Sports Club, Plas Newton Lane, Upton, Chester, Cheshire Sat 29th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Chester Toy & Train Fair
    The Cheshire County Sports Club, Plas Newton Lane, Upton, Chester, Cheshire
    IMPORTANT: Given the current National situation we are unsure if this event is going ahead. We have contacted the organisers and are awaiting confirmation.
    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

  • Add to Calendar 20200829 20200829 Europe/London - The largest toy collectors fair in North East England, 10 minutes walk from Gateshead Stadium Metro and bus 93 and 94 from Gateshead Metro and bus interchange. Loads of Trains, diecast, Sci Fi, Soldiers and slot cars. Gateshead International Stadium, Neilson Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear Sat 29th - Northern Toy Fairs -  Gateshead Stadium Toy, Train & Sci Fi Collectors Fair  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    Gateshead International Stadium, Neilson Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Add to Calendar 20200830 20200830 Europe/London - Ronnie & Tim welcome you back to their Toy Fairs. The shows are all things Toy related from Die Cast, Tin Plate, Teddies & Dolls, Trains, Sci-Fi , PC Games and a whole lot more. Dee's cafe will provide All Day Breakfast's, Rolls, Home Made Cakes plus Hot & Cold Drinks. Why not take advantage of our great special offer for 2020 Pay £10 for entry to 4 Shows Bingham Hall, 28 King Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Sun 30th - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's Toy Fair
    Bingham Hall, 28 King Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    IMPORTANT: Given the current National situation we are unsure if this event is going ahead. We have contacted the organisers and are awaiting confirmation.
    Ronnie & Tim welcome you back to their Toy Fairs. The shows are all things Toy related from Die Cast, Tin Plate, Teddies & Dolls, Trains, Sci-Fi , PC Games and a whole lot more. Dee's cafe will provide All Day Breakfast's, Rolls, Home Made Cakes plus Hot & Cold Drinks. Why not take advantage of our great special offer for 2020 Pay £10 for entry to 4 Shows
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35+
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Add to Calendar 20200830 20200830 Europe/London - Event Cancelled Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon Sun 30th - Bulldog Fairs -  Exeter (Westpoint) Toy Collectors Fair  - CANCELLED
    Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Add to Calendar 20200831 20200831 Europe/London - 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. Bridgnorth Leisure Centre, High Town, Bridgnorth, Shropshire Mon 31st - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Bridgnorth Toy & Model Collectors Fair
    Bridgnorth Leisure Centre, High Town, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
    IMPORTANT: Given the current National situation we are unsure if this event is going ahead. We have contacted the organisers and are awaiting confirmation.
    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
    T:75

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