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October 2017

  • Add to Calendar 20171021 20171021 Europe/London Chris Dyer Fairs - Oswestry Toy and Train Sale Our big borders Sale just on the English side of the Welsh border and located alongside the A5 London to Holyhead trunk road. One mile from the interesting town centre and places of railway interest. Close to the Midland, North-West, South-West of England and also to all parts of Wales. Large free car park and an excellent caterer present. The Pavilion, Oswestry Show Ground, Park Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire Chris Dyer Fairs Sat 21st - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Oswestry Toy & Train Sale
    The Pavilion, Oswestry Show Ground, Park Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire
    Our big borders Sale just on the English side of the Welsh border and located alongside the A5 London to Holyhead trunk road. One mile from the interesting town centre and places of railway interest. Close to the Midland, North-West, South-West of England and also to all parts of Wales. Large free car park and an excellent caterer present.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:40
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171022 20171022 Europe/London SRP Toyfairs - Bexhill Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair 4 Events in 2017 in Bexhill-On-Sea under the management of SRP Toyfairs Toyfair for trains6 28th De 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, action man, meccano dependent on stallholders as vary at each event. U15 accompanied children free. Follow on Dates for 2017 28th December (Thurs). Good sized venue with two rooms of traders. Out of town but accessible on two regular bus routes Glenleigh Park Primary Academy, Gunters Lane, Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex SRP Toyfairs Sun 22nd - SRP Toyfairs -  Bexhill Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair
    Glenleigh Park Primary Academy, Gunters Lane, Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
    4 Events in 2017 in Bexhill-On-Sea under the management of SRP Toyfairs Toyfair for trains6 28th De 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, action man, meccano dependent on stallholders as vary at each event. U15 accompanied children free. Follow on Dates for 2017 28th December (Thurs). Good sized venue with two rooms of traders. Out of town but accessible on two regular bus routes
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:21+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171022 20171022 Europe/London Retro Ronnie Fairs - Toy Fair - Swap Meet Welcome to Retro Ronnie's Cirencester show, be your interest Model Railways/Planes/Die cast, Vintage Toys, Sci-Fi Models and related products there is something for everyone at this show. At the bottom of king Street to the right is a school offering free Car Parking, please be aware of parking regulations. The Cafe will be open offering good quality Hot and cold food and drinks at very reasonable prices. Come along, meet new people, grab some bargains and have a really good day out. Bingham Hall, 28 King Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire Retro Ronnie Fairs Sun 22nd - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Toy Fair - Swap Meet
    Bingham Hall, 28 King Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    Welcome to Retro Ronnie's Cirencester show, be your interest Model Railways/Planes/Die cast, Vintage Toys, Sci-Fi Models and related products there is something for everyone at this show. At the bottom of king Street to the right is a school offering free Car Parking, please be aware of parking regulations. The Cafe will be open offering good quality Hot and cold food and drinks at very reasonable prices. Come along, meet new people, grab some bargains and have a really good day out.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:25+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171022 20171022 Europe/London Chris Dyer Fairs - Colwyn Bay Toy and Train Sale Great North Wales venue located close to the A55 Expressway and Town Centre. Large, light and spacious and with almost unlimited free parking. Lots of top traders from all over the UK will be present and there is an excellent in-house cafe within the complex. Colwyn Bay Leisure Centre, Eiras Park, Colwyn Bay, Conwy Chris Dyer Fairs Sun 22nd - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Colwyn Bay Toy & Train Sale
    Colwyn Bay Leisure Centre, Eiras Park, Colwyn Bay, Conwy
    Great North Wales venue located close to the A55 Expressway and Town Centre. Large, light and spacious and with almost unlimited free parking. Lots of top traders from all over the UK will be present and there is an excellent in-house cafe within the complex.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:30
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171022 20171022 Europe/London Ashlar Promotions - Preston Vintage Toy and Train Fair We are pleased to announce our 2nd Vintage Toy Collectors event for Preston and surrounding areas, offering up to 35 tables of Trains, Hornby, Wrenn, Bachmann, Diecast, Matchbox, Corgi, Dinky, Spot-On, 40’s, 50’s 60’s, 70’s , Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Tinplate, Vintage Games, Britain’s Soldiers, Action Figures, James Bond, War Gaming Figures, Bears, Dolls, Model Kits, Lego, Modelling Accessories and much more. Don't miss this new event. Preston Masonic Hall, Ashlar House Saul Street, Preston, Lancashire Ashlar Promotions Sun 22nd - Ashlar Promotions -  Preston Vintage Toy & Train Fair
    Preston Masonic Hall, Ashlar House Saul Street, Preston, Lancashire
    We are pleased to announce our 2nd Vintage Toy Collectors event for Preston and surrounding areas, offering up to 35 tables of Trains, Hornby, Wrenn, Bachmann, Diecast, Matchbox, Corgi, Dinky, Spot-On, 40’s, 50’s 60’s, 70’s , Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Tinplate, Vintage Games, Britain’s Soldiers, Action Figures, James Bond, War Gaming Figures, Bears, Dolls, Model Kits, Lego, Modelling Accessories and much more. Don't miss this new event.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171022 20171022 Europe/London Wheelbase Fairs Ltd - Mansfield Toy and Train Fair An established event. Lots of the UK's leading dealers attending selling a wide variety of obsolete and new toys, model cars, vans, trucks, planes, trains and accessories by Corgi, Dinky, Spot-On, Hornby and Bachmann etc. Dolls, Teddy bears, Lego etc. Refreshments available. Plenty of free parking. Early entry available from 8am £5. Easy to find. Located on the B6407 opposite the Hostess Restaurant, just off the A60 between Mansfield Woodhouse and Worksop. The John Fretwell Sporting Complex, Sookholme Road, Sookholme, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire Wheelbase Fairs Ltd Sun 22nd - Wheelbase Fairs Ltd -  Mansfield Toy and Train Fair
    The John Fretwell Sporting Complex, Sookholme Road, Sookholme, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
    An established event. Lots of the UK's leading dealers attending selling a wide variety of obsolete and new toys, model cars, vans, trucks, planes, trains and accessories by Corgi, Dinky, Spot-On, Hornby and Bachmann etc. Dolls, Teddy bears, Lego etc. Refreshments available. Plenty of free parking. Early entry available from 8am £5. Easy to find. Located on the B6407 opposite the Hostess Restaurant, just off the A60 between Mansfield Woodhouse and Worksop.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171024 20171024 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 24th - 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 20171028 20171028 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 2017 : Saturday 16th December Hawkinge Community Centre, Heron Forstal Avenue, Hawkinge, Kent SRP Toyfairs Sat 28th - 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 2017 : Saturday 16th December
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:16+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171029 20171029 Europe/London SRP Toyfairs - Orpington Train and Toy Collectors Fair 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 Follow on Dates 2017 Sunday 17th December Crofton Halls, Station Road, Orpington, Kent SRP Toyfairs Sun 29th - SRP Toyfairs -  Orpington Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    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 Follow on Dates 2017 Sunday 17th December
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:32+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171029 20171029 Europe/London Big Southern Promotions - Reading Vintage Toyfair and Exhibition Vintage Toy fair and Exhibition with approximately 150 sales tables of toys and models made before 1995. To include many famous makes e.g. Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox, Hornby, Hornby-Dublo, Tri-ang, Trix, Bassett-Lowke etc. Plus vintage style models, and over half of the tables selling model railway items. Plus Vintage layouts in 00, TT and 0 gauge and other working displays such as Meccano, Bayko etc. Rivermead Leisure Centre, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire Big Southern Promotions Sun 29th - Big Southern Promotions -  Reading Vintage Toyfair and Exhibition
    Rivermead Leisure Centre, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire
    Vintage Toy fair and Exhibition with approximately 150 sales tables of toys and models made before 1995. To include many famous makes e.g. Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox, Hornby, Hornby-Dublo, Tri-ang, Trix, Bassett-Lowke etc. Plus vintage style models, and over half of the tables selling model railway items. Plus Vintage layouts in 00, TT and 0 gauge and other working displays such as Meccano, Bayko etc.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:120
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Add to Calendar 20171031 20171031 Europe/London Garstang Toyfair - Garstang Toyfair Small friendly Toy Fair with diecast and trains etc. Tea, coffee and homemade cakes available. Kirkland and Catterall Memorial Hall, Corner of A6 and A586 - the Avenue, Churchtown Near Garstang, Lancashire Garstang Toyfair Tue 31st - 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 homemade cakes available.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:18
    Free Parking Refreshments

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