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December 2017

  • Add to Calendar 20171212 20171212 Europe/London Newcomen Fairs Ltd - Elsecar Toy Train and Doll Fair 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. Ironworks (Building 21) Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar, Barsley, South Yorkshire Newcomen Fairs Ltd Tue 12th - 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 Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171212 20171212 Europe/London Steven Clements Fairs - Toy and Train Collectors Fair Hook's monthly toy and train collectors fair good food, good diecast, good railway, couldnt get much better for £1 (Odiham) Hook Community Centre, Ravenscroft, Hook, Hampshire Steven Clements Fairs Tue 12th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    (Odiham) 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
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171213 20171213 Europe/London Townsend Toy and Train Fairs - Burton Upon Trent Toy and Train Fair One of the longest established swapmeets, with a warm welcome and really friendly atmosphere.Excellent access, good major road links, super town centre venue with excellent public transport(Bus and rail).Free parking.Accomp.U/16's free.Refreshments, (Incl, home made cake).Buying, selling or just have a nostalgic trip down "Memory Lane".Lots of bargains, always a good selection of rail, die-cast & themed, both new & used, from a wide range of regular, knowledgeable traders. Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire Townsend Toy and Train Fairs Wed 13th - 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, super town centre venue with excellent public transport(Bus and rail).Free parking.Accomp.U/16's free.Refreshments, (Incl, home made cake).Buying, selling or just have a nostalgic trip down "Memory Lane".Lots of bargains, always a good selection of rail, die-cast & themed, both new & used, from a wide range of regular, knowledgeable traders.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171213 20171213 Europe/London Joe Lock Model Railways - Toy and Train Collectors' Fair Close to Superstore, near to Selsdon Park. Local buses no. 412 stops outside hall or nos. 64 and T33 from East Croydon Station. The opportunity to buy, sell or swop or obtain valuations on your old traditional toys, i.e. Cars, buses and trains. Also the opportunity to purchase the latest models. Please contact us if you have any queries. St John's Community Hall, Upper Selsdon Road, Selsdon, South Croydon, Surrey Joe Lock Model Railways Wed 13th - Joe Lock Model Railways -  Toy and Train Collectors' Fair
    St John's Community Hall, Upper Selsdon Road, Selsdon, South Croydon, Surrey
    Close to Superstore, near to Selsdon Park. Local buses no. 412 stops outside hall or nos. 64 and T33 from East Croydon Station. The opportunity to buy, sell or swop or obtain valuations on your old traditional toys, i.e. Cars, buses and trains. Also the opportunity to purchase the latest models. Please contact us if you have any queries.

  • Add to Calendar 20171214 20171214 Europe/London Joe Lock Model Railways - Train and Toy Collectors Fair The Essex event, to buy, sell, swap or obtain valuations on your old traditional toys, i.e. Cars, buses and trains plus the opportunity to purchase the latest models. Lots of model railways, free parking on site. Direct rail link to London (Central Line). by road M25, J26 or M11, J5. Theydon Bois Village Hall, Coppice Row, Theydon Bois, NR Epping, Essex Joe Lock Model Railways Thu 14th - Joe Lock Model Railways -  Train & Toy Collectors Fair
    Theydon Bois Village Hall, Coppice Row, Theydon Bois, NR Epping, Essex
    The Essex event, to buy, sell, swap or obtain valuations on your old traditional toys, i.e. Cars, buses and trains plus the opportunity to purchase the latest models. Lots of model railways, free parking on site. Direct rail link to London (Central Line). by road M25, J26 or M11, J5.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking

  • Add to Calendar 20171216 20171216 Europe/London Steven Clements Fairs - Gloucester Toy and Train Collectors Fair Welcome to the friendly Gloucester Saturday toyfair. Free Parking and just five minutes off the M5. Plenty of new and preowned classic model railway , diecast items, plus books, model aircraft, classic toys etc. Entry from 10.00am for £1 NOW A SATURDAY FAIR! Trade table just £20 each. Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire Steven Clements Fairs Sat 16th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Gloucester Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Welcome to the friendly Gloucester Saturday toyfair. Free Parking and just five minutes off the M5. Plenty of new and preowned classic model railway , diecast items, plus books, model aircraft, classic toys etc. Entry from 10.00am for £1 NOW A SATURDAY FAIR! Trade table just £20 each.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:10+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171216 20171216 Europe/London SRP Toyfairs - Hawkinge and Kent Toy and Train Collectors Fair Hawkinge (For East Kent and Canterbury)'s SATURDAY event of finest single site display of trains and diecast from a selection of vendors and dealers. Trains from Hornby , Bachman , Trix and Tri-Ang , Classix Base Toys and Corgi new and best pre-owned diecasts. Classic and vintage toys dependent on dealers. Plenty of books on related subjects. U14 Accompanied children free admission, Follow on Dates for 2018 TBC. Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Kent SRP Toyfairs Sat 16th - SRP Toyfairs -  Hawkinge and Kent Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Kent
    Hawkinge (For East Kent and Canterbury)'s SATURDAY event of finest single site display of trains and diecast from a selection of vendors and dealers. Trains from Hornby , Bachman , Trix and Tri-Ang , Classix Base Toys and Corgi new and best pre-owned diecasts. Classic and vintage toys dependent on dealers. Plenty of books on related subjects. U14 Accompanied children free admission, Follow on Dates for 2018 TBC.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:16+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171217 20171217 Europe/London Steven Clements Fairs - Toy and Train Collectors Fair The friendliest show in the South! Top regional dealers. Free parking. Super Café! REVISED OPENING TIMES Fleming Park Leisure Centre, Passfield Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire Steven Clements Fairs Sun 17th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    Fleming Park Leisure Centre, Passfield Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire
    The friendliest show in the South! Top regional dealers. Free parking. Super Café! REVISED OPENING TIMES
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:25
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171217 20171217 Europe/London SRP Toyfairs - Orpington Toy Train and Model Collectors Toyfair Orpington for Bromley Sunday Monthly Toy fair presents Die-Cast New , Classic and Vintage Model Trains , Books , Toy Soldiers etc. With the added attraction of 2 running layouts up the stairs on the stage (No wheelchair access to this part , sorry ). Accompanied Child U14 up to 2 per adult free) Books / Follow on Dates for 2018 tbc Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent SRP Toyfairs Sun 17th - SRP Toyfairs -  Orpington Toy Train and Model Collectors Toyfair
    Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent
    Orpington for Bromley Sunday Monthly Toy fair presents Die-Cast New , Classic and Vintage Model Trains , Books , Toy Soldiers etc. With the added attraction of 2 running layouts up the stairs on the stage (No wheelchair access to this part , sorry ). Accompanied Child U14 up to 2 per adult free) Books / Follow on Dates for 2018 tbc  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:2
    T:30+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171219 20171219 Europe/London Steven Clements Fairs - Toy and Train Collectors Fair 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 Steven Clements Fairs 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

  • Add to Calendar 20171227 20171227 Europe/London Llandudno Transport Festival - Llandudno Toy and Train Fair Around 50+ model railway & toy collectors/traders from all over the UK get together always the day after Boxing Day in North Wales's Queen of Resorts main theatre venue all proceeds will go towards the Llandudno Transport Festival held on May Day Bank Holiday Weekend every year. Venue Cymru, Llandudno Promenade, Llandudno, Gwynedd Llandudno Transport Festival Wed 27th - Llandudno Transport Festival -  Llandudno Toy & Train Fair
    Venue Cymru, Llandudno Promenade, Llandudno, Gwynedd
    Around 50+ model railway & toy collectors/traders from all over the UK get together always the day after Boxing Day in North Wales's Queen of Resorts main theatre venue all proceeds will go towards the Llandudno Transport Festival held on May Day Bank Holiday Weekend every year.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:50
    Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171227 20171227 Europe/London SRP Toyfairs - Worthing and Sussex Coast Toy and Train Collectors Fair Worthings finest single site display of trains and diecast from a multitude of vendors and dealers. Trains from Hornby , Bachman , Trix and Tri-Ang , Classix Base Toys and Corgi new and best pre-owned diecasts. Classic and vintage toys dependent on dealers. Plenty of books on related subjects. U14 Accompanied children Free admission, single hall with two running classic loose lay train layouts running. Follow on Dates for 2018 TBA Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, West Sussex SRP Toyfairs Wed 27th - SRP Toyfairs -  Worthing and Sussex Coast Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Charmandean Centre, Forest Road, Worthing, West Sussex
    Worthings finest single site display of trains and diecast from a multitude of vendors and dealers. Trains from Hornby , Bachman , Trix and Tri-Ang , Classix Base Toys and Corgi new and best pre-owned diecasts. Classic and vintage toys dependent on dealers. Plenty of books on related subjects. U14 Accompanied children Free admission, single hall with two running classic loose lay train layouts running. Follow on Dates for 2018 TBA
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:30+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171228 20171228 Europe/London SRP Toyfairs - Bexhill Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair- Cancelled This venue unfortunately is no longer available for use as toyfair, regrets for this. Look out in 2018 for additional venues as replacements as details are yet to be confirmed Regrets for late notification of this cancellation Glenleigh Park Primary Academy, Gunters Lane, Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex SRP Toyfairs Thu 28th - SRP Toyfairs -  Bexhill Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair- Cancelled  - CANCELLED
    Glenleigh Park Primary Academy, Gunters Lane, Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Add to Calendar 20171228 20171228 Europe/London Chris Dyer Fairs - Carmarthen Toy and Train Sale Our special Christmas/New Year show at Carmarthen and one which is always popular & busy as our customers shake-off the "turkey, tinsel & telly" and begin to return to normal life! Great Centre, just off the A40 dual-carriageway (take the first slip road after B&Q) and it has massive amounts of free car parking, level and easy access and an excellent cafe within the complex. 80+ tables packed by top UK traders. Carmarthen Leisure Centre, Llansteffan Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Chris Dyer Fairs Thu 28th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Carmarthen Toy & Train Sale
    Carmarthen Leisure Centre, Llansteffan Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
    Our special Christmas/New Year show at Carmarthen and one which is always popular & busy as our customers shake-off the "turkey, tinsel & telly" and begin to return to normal life! Great Centre, just off the A40 dual-carriageway (take the first slip road after B&Q) and it has massive amounts of free car parking, level and easy access and an excellent cafe within the complex. 80+ tables packed by top UK traders.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:30
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171228 20171228 Europe/London Barry Stockton Fairs - Haydock Park Train and Toy Collectors Fair 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. The Exhibition Centre, Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-Le-Willows, Cheshire Barry Stockton Fairs Thu 28th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Haydock Park 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:80
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171229 20171229 Europe/London SRP Toyfairs - Rayleigh Toy and Model Train Collectors Fair 9 Events for 2017 Ideal for for Southend-On-Sea access. 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. Follow on Dates 2018 tba Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex SRP Toyfairs Fri 29th - SRP Toyfairs -  Rayleigh Toy and Model Train Collectors Fair
    Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex
    9 Events for 2017 Ideal for for Southend-On-Sea access. 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. Follow on Dates 2018 tba
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:35
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171229 20171229 Europe/London Tony Oakes Fairs - Worcester Model, Toy and Train Collectors Fair It is with great pleasure that we can announce the return of the fair at this excellent venue which has been completely renovated. Many of the long established stallholders will be in attendance along with some new ones offering both new and pre-owned model railways, die-cast etc. Perdiswell Leisure Centre, Bilford Road, Worcester, Worcestershire Tony Oakes Fairs Fri 29th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Worcester Model, Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Perdiswell Leisure Centre, Bilford Road, Worcester, Worcestershire
    It is with great pleasure that we can announce the return of the fair at this excellent venue which has been completely renovated. Many of the long established stallholders will be in attendance along with some new ones offering both new and pre-owned model railways, die-cast etc.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:45
    Free Parking Refreshments

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