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September 2020

  • Sat 5th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Brecon Toy & Train Sale
    Brecon Market Hall, Town Centre, Brecon, Powys
    Our highly popular Mid-Wales show in this wonderful and historic venue. Supported by top traders from all over the UK operating on up to 90 tables and with a great in-House cafe provided by B&R Caterers. Located centrally in this fine old market town with plenty of nearby parking.
    QUICKINFO: 
    T:35

  • Sat 5th - SRP Toyfairs -  Herne Bay Model and Train Collectors Fair  - CANCELLED
    Herne Bay High School, Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, Kent
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 5th - Junction Fairs -  The North Staffordshire Toy & Train Fair in Wolstanton
    St Wulstans Community Centre, Church Lane, Wolstanton, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire
    We don't want to just take your money at the front door, we want everyone to enjoy the event, add to their collections or layouts, chat to dealers, we want this to be a friendly and homely event and if a questons are asked, hopefully someone is there to answer it. Come and see . Local bus route is outside and great transport links
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:25
    Free Parking

  • Sun 6th - Bulldog Fairs -  Mega Malvern Toy Collectors Fair
    Three Counties Showground, The Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire
    Up to 200 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, Transformers, Action Man etc."O"Gauge layout. Early Bird ticket from 8am £10.00. Light refreshments available throughout the day. U16 Just £1.00 with full paying adult.Call 01  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Sun 6th - Great Central Railway -  Railwayana Swap Meet
    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
    T:100
    Free Parking

  • Sun 6th - J & J Fairs Ltd -  Toy and Train Collector's Fair
    Springfields Events & Conference Centre, Camelgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire
    On sale will be a superb selection of new and old toys, trains, collectables, models, sci-Fi and much more.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking

  • Sun 6th - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's Toy Fair
    Swindon Town Football Club, The Energy Check County Ground, County Road, Swindon, Wiltshire
    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

  • Sun 6th - 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 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).There will be as usual a good mix of both railway & die cast, modern & obsolete, new & old & of all gauges. Cars, buses, trains, trucks, books and much more.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:40 +
    Free Parking

  • Sun 6th - SRP Toyfairs -  Worthing and Sussex Coast Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - CANCELLED
    Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, West Sussex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Tue 8th - 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 with excellent cafe!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Fri 11th - 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

  • Sat 12th - SRP Toyfairs -  Hawkinge Toyfair  - CANCELLED
    Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Kent
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 12th - Northern Toy Fairs -  Edinburgh Toy, Train & Sci Fi Collectors Fair
    Musselburgh Sports Centre, Newbiggin, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, Lothian
    New huge fair for Edinburgh and District, easily reached from A1 Junction for A6094 and regular buses from Edinburgh City, 113, 124, N26, 26 and 44. Over 120 tables over collectible trains, diecast and Sci Fi.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:45
    Free Parking

  • Sun 13th - 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, loos, , tables available 6x2 -£12 not far from junc 35 M6, sign posted 10am-2pm traders from 8 am, model rail test track available to test any purchases.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking

  • Sun 13th - BB & PC Fairs -  Toy Fair
    Copdock Village Hall, Old London Road, Copdock Near Ipswich, Suffolk
    Copdock Village Hall is only a few minutes away from the A14 and the A 12 major trunk roads. There is a large car park at the rear of the building. Hot and cold refreshments.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking

  • Sun 13th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Dublin Toy & Train Sale
    The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Dublin
    Our major event, held four times each year, in the Republic of Ireland a this great 4* Hotel venue. Located alongside the N11 dual-Carriageway south from the City Centre. Massive FREE car park on site. 85 tables packed by top traders and collectors from all over ireland with a sprinkling from the UK also.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking

  • Sun 13th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Eastleigh Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Barton Peveril Sixth Form College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire
    The major toy and train fair in Hampshire. Up to 100 trading tables. Easy access - Just 5 minutes from the M3 -Large off road car park plus overflow parking area. This is the same venue used for the Eastleigh Model Rail Exhibition. Light refreshments & free parking.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:+30
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Sun 13th - J & J Fairs Ltd -  Toy and Train Collector's Fair
    The Exhibition Centre, Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
    On sale will be a superb selection of new and old toys, trains, collectables, models, sci-Fi and much more.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking

  • Sun 13th - SRP Toyfairs -  Midhurst Toyfair  - CANCELLED
    The Grange, Bepton Road, Midhurst, West Sussex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sun 13th - Ray Heard Model Railways -  Newton Abbot Train & Toy Fair  - CANCELLED
    Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sun 13th - 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. Stall rents held at 2018 rates.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:80+
    Free Parking

  • Tue 15th - 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

  • Tue 15th - 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
    T:15
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Sat 19th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Gloucester ~ Cheltenham Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Welcome to the friendly Gloucester Saturday toyfair. Free 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 .New super Cafe now open in the building. Entry from 10.00am just £1 (Trader Tables priced at just £20 each)  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:15
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Sun 20th - Bulldog Fairs -  Exeter (westpoint)
    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 etc. Early Bird ticket from 8am £10.00. Restaurant open for Breakfast and lunches. U16 free with full paying adult.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Sun 20th - R & G Toy Fairs -  Toy Fair  - **Updated** - CANCELLED
    Village Hall, Plough Road, Great Bentley, Essex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Sun 20th - 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.


  • Wed 23rd - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Burton Upon Trent Toy and Train Fair
    Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire
    One of the longest established swapmeets, with a warm welcome and really friendly atmosphere.Excellent access, good major road links and free parking.Super town centre venue with excellent public transport(Bus and rail).Accomp.U16's free.Refreshments, (Incl.Home made cake).Buying, selling or just having a nostalgic trip down 'Memory Lane'.Plenty of bargains, always a good selection of rail, diecast and themed, new and used, from a wide range of regular, knowledgeable traders.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking

  • Sat 26th - SRP Toyfairs -  Bexhill Toyfair  - CANCELLED
    St Barnabas Church, Sea Road, Cantelupe Road, Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 26th - Fleetwood Toy & Model -  Blackpool Toyfair  - CANCELLED
    Norbreck Castle Hotel, Queens Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sat 26th - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's Toy Fair
    Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire
    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

  • Sat 26th - 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

  • Sun 27th - Model Car Mart -  Ashington Vintage Model Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Ashington Community Centre, Foster Lane, Ashington, West Sussex
    SUNDAY, 10.00am - 1.00pm, (SELLERS FROM 8.00AM) 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 a
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:30
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Sun 27th - Northern Toy Fairs -  Chester Le Street Toy, Train & Sci Fi Collectors Fair
    Lord Lawson Academy, Birtley Lane, Chester Le Street, Durham
    Well established fair in County Durham, A1 Junction 63, follow A167 Birtley opposite Komatsu factory. Bus route 21 and 81. Loads of Trains, diecast and Sci Fi.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:45
    Free Parking

  • Sun 27th - SRP Toyfairs -  Colchester Toyfair  - CANCELLED
    Langham Community Centre, School Road, Colchester, Essex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


  • Sun 27th - 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(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

  • Tue 29th - 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

  • Tue 29th - SRP Toyfairs -  Tonbridge Evening Toy and Model Collectors Fair  - CANCELLED
    Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.


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