THE UK Model Shop Directory src-failed spider
THE British Railway Modelling Directory on the Internet.
Link to our Sponsor
Please Support our Sponsors: Layouts4U, Complete layouts to scenery items.
Please Support our Sponsors: Trees with Personallitree
Please Support our Sponsors: H & A Models
Please Support our Sponsors: Wickness Models
Please Support our Sponsors: The Model Centre & Custom Finish Locomotives
Please Support our Sponsors: Scalescenes, Download and print realistic Model Railway buildings and brick sheets from your PC.
Please Support our Sponsors: Bure Valley Models
Please Support our Sponsors: The Railway Conductor
Please Support our Sponsors: CR Signals
Please Support our Sponsors: MRE Mag
Please Support our Sponsors: Janes Trains
Please Support our Sponsors: Hatton's Model Railways Ltd
Please Support our Sponsors: D B Models Ltd
Please Support our Sponsors: Tee Publishing Ltd

Submit Details of your Event HERE


Other Events Diaries:

Check this site out for yet more Swapmeet and Train Fair events:
TrainCollectors.org.uk

Location:

  • Home
    • Swapmeets and Toyfairs Calendar

Swapmeets and Toyfairs Calendar

This calendar covers many of the Swapmeets and Toyfairs in the forthcoming months. If your event is not listed just complete the SUBMISSION FORM with your details and we will add them on the next regular update.

We can advertise any of your events up to 12 months in advance AND you can submit any changes you need at any time.

Don't forget Model Railway Exhibitions and Open Days are listed on their own Events Calendar.

If you have the time we would also be grateful if we could display a poster at your show.
A copy can be downloaded here (60k).

Please mention www.ukmodelshops.co.uk when you contact any of the event organisers so they can be assured that their listing is worthwhile.

You can also search for ALL events by distance from your Post Code here.

Click the Post Code to view an A-Z Map for directions,
Click the Event Title to view more detail,
Email link Click the Envelope symbol to open your e-mail program to write to the organiser.
Provisional entry

PENDING: awaiting confirmation and further details from event organiser.
FAO Exhibition Managers: If this is your Exhibition please click this symbol to submit further details.
NOTE: This does not mean the Exhibition is not taking place, it is that we rely entirely upon the submissions of the Event Organisers and do not copy information from other websites.

KEY to QUICKINFO Symbols:
Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
L:16
 No. of Traders
T:8
 Club Stand
CS
 Modelling Demos
Md
 Free ParkingFree Parking  Refreshments
 
Refreshments
2017 2018
Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug

November 2017

  • Wed 1st - Joe Lock Model Railways -  Hertford Toy & Train Fair
    Richard Hale School, Hale Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire
    New event in the county town of Hertford. The county town of Hertford is served by rail connections from both Kings Cross and Liverpool Street and has a large bus station. The school is situated just at the side of the town and has ample free parking on site. We look forward to seeing collectors, both old and new. This is the Hertfordshire event where you can buy, sell or swop models and get valuations on your old traditional toys.
    QUICKINFO:  Free Parking

  • Sat 4th - Wheelbase Fairs Ltd -  Toy and Train Fair
    Three Counties, Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire
    The UK's leading dealers attending and selling a wide variety of obsolete and new toys, model cars, vans, trucks, planes, trains and accessories by Corgi, Dinky, Scalextric Spot-On, Hornby and Bachmann etc. Dolls, Teddy bears, Lego etc. Refreshments available. Plenty of free parking. Early entry available from 7.30am £5. Always a popular fair and easy to find. Just follow the Brown 'Three Counties Showground' signs. The May fair will be held in the Avon Hall.

  • Sun 5th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Droitwich Toy & Model Collectors Fair
    Droitwich Leisure Centre, Briar Mill, Droitwich, Worcestershire
    This relatively new fair has been very well received.It offers a good selection of both new and pre-owned models at very competitive prices to suit all tastes and pockets in an excellent and well Appointed venue.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:45
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 5th - Bulldog Fairs -  Exeter Toy Collectors Fair
    Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon
    Up to 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. Light refreshments available throughout the day. U16 free with full paying adult. Call us on 01373 452857 or try 07917 125641.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:100+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 5th - SRP Toyfairs -  Kent Coast Model and Train Collectors Fair Herne Bay
    The Kings Hall, Beacon Hill, Herne Bay, Kent
    North Kent Coast Location for Four Sunday Toyfairs in 2017. Check main srptoys website for the latest information. Now is the time to get your selling table booked or your diary filled to buy collectibles from ranges of Diecast , Aircraft and Classic Toys including action models to model railways in popular scales and gauges. With new issues and ranges of historic items , paperwork and books on subjects to match there should be something for everyone
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:20+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 12th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Dublin Toy & Train Sale
    The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Dublin
    Our major show in the Irish Republic which is held four times each year at this very fine hotel venue. Top traders from all over Ireland plus a sprinking from England make this a special show with some 85 tables operating. Massive free car park and the venue is located on the main N11 dual-carriageway which heads south from the Ciry Centre.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:45
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 12th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Wirral Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    Hulme Hall, Bolton Road, Port Sunlight, Merseyside
    This established event, which is set in the popular tourist attraction village of Port Sunlight, is a 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 beautiful character ground floor venue with flat unloading for Traders with excellent Free Public Parking for all.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:65
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 12th - 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 2017 29th Dec
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:35
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 12th - Transtar Promotions -  Walsall Wood Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Oak Park Active Living Centre, Coppice Road, Walsall Wood, West Midlands
    Over 80 Tables selling Toy Cars, Commercials, Buses and Trains, Old and New plus lots of other collectible. Bring along your unwanted toys to sell. A poplar event for collectors and now in its 26th year.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:60+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 14th - 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

  • Sat 18th - Ray Heard Model Railways -  Exeter Train & Toy Fair
    The Matford Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton Ind Est, Exeter, Devon
    This is one of the largest Train & Toy Fairs in the South West, with over 60 traders, with 160 tables in this well known venue. Good refreshments and free parking make this a event not to be missed, whether you are looking for the collectable or the new models of the train, and dicast market or unusual toys you will probably find it here. Large selection of model railways, from the traders of the South West from N Gauge to larger. There are a number of railway layouts & a 0 Gauge test tr
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:70
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 18th - SRP Toyfairs -  Henfield Saturday Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair
    Henfield Hall, Pine Grove, Henfield, West Sussex
    4 Saturday Events in 2017 in Henfield (between A24 and A23 )now under the management of SRP Toyfairs Toyfair Henfield for 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, action man, meccano dependent on stallholders as vary at each event. U15 accompanied children free. 2018 dates tba
    QUICKINFO: 
    T:18+

  • Sat 18th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Hereford Toy & Train Sale
    Hereford Leisure Centre, Holmer Road, Hereford, Herefordshire
    Our popular South Midlands show in this large and excellent Centre which boasts a fine in-house cafe and has level and easy access. Excellent lighting and a great atmosphere. Large car park (£1 for 3 hours) and located alongside the main A49 trunk road, slightly north of the City Centre. 80+ tables operated by top traders from all over England and Wales.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sun 19th - R & G Toy Fairs -  Toy Fair
    Village Hall, Plough Road, Great Bentley, Essex
    Friendly local toy fair at village hall close to Great Bentley station Essex CO7 8LD. Tables £15 call Gary on 01206 251351 or Richard on 01255 473509

  • Sun 19th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Kidderminster Toyfair
    Gilt Edge Leisure Centre, Zortech Avenue, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
    40 Plus tables offering a great selection of new and used models, plus Hornby Dublo layout. A great day out for collectors and enthusiasts and don`t forget we are very near to the Severn Valley Railway.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:40
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 19th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Llanelli & Llangennech M4-J48 Toy & Train Sale
    Llangennech Community Centre, Off Hendre Road, Llangennech, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
    Our twice-yearly "niche" show in West Wales at this compact but superb and modern venue which is located just one mile from Junction 48 of the M4 motorway. Free parking, 45 tables and a café (run by volunteers) to die for!. This show has a unique atmosphere and a reputation for quality items breaking the surface.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 19th - Ivanhoe Model Railway Society -  Die-Cast Toy and Train Fair
    The Rothley Centre, 12 Mountsorrel Lane, Rothley, Loughborough, Leicestershire
    -  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:20
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 19th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Warrington Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    Warrington Collegiate, Winwick Road, Warrington, Cheshire
    This established event is now a firm favourite with collectors and enthusiasts of new and pre-owned Model Railways, Diecast Toys, Scalextric, Model Soldiers, Trade Cards, Books etc. and is held in a beautiful well lit, ground floor hall with flat unloading for traders and easy public access within Warrington Collegiate and provides excellent quality reasonably-priced refreshments also plenty of free parking for vehicles.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:65
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Mon 20th - Lacy Scott & Knight -  Toys and Collectors' Model Auction
    The Auction Centre, 10 Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
    Auctions include Live steam and associated items, Railwayana, Model Railway, Britains, Plastic Kits Corgi, Dinky, Matchbox and Models of Yesteryear, Other Diecast, Juvenalia, etc., the sales usually include 1100 to 1600 lots, with two salerooms selling simultaineously, both starting at 10.00am, there is also on line bidding for both rooms. Viewing is available from 12 noon until 19.00 on the Friday before the auction and from 08.45 on sale days. There is a buyers premium of 17.5% plus VAT.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 21st - SRP Toyfairs -  Tonbridge Evening Toy and Model Collectors Fair
    Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent
    Evening Toyfair Tonbridge for Tunbridge Wells. 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, action man, meccano dependent on stallholders as vary at each event. Close to rail station and use superstore/high street car park so plenty of places to visit before and after event. U15 accompanied children free. Contact organiser for relastically priced table fee if you wish to sell
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:18+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 21st - 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

  • Fri 24th - 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 Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - SRP Toyfairs -  Crawley Saturday Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair
    The Howth Theatre, Howth Avenue, Crawley, West Sussex
    4 Saturday Events in 2017 in Crawley under the management of SRP Toyfairs Toyfair Henfield for 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, action man, meccano dependent on stallholders as vary at each event. U15 accompanied children free Follow on Dates 2018 TBA
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:22+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Toy Fair - Swap Meet
    Didcot Civic Centre, Britwell Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire
    Welcome to Retro Ronnie's Didcot 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. There is loads of Free Parking and 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

  • Sat 25th - The Hornby Visitor Centre -  Toy Fair
    Hornby Visitor Centre, Westwood Industrial Estate, Margate, Kent
    The Hornby Visitor Centre, located on the old Hornby factory site, is holding its first ever Toy Collector's Fair. Come along to see a range of toys and curiosities from across the ages. There will be a range of Hornby, Hornby Dublo, Tri-ang, Scalextric, books, DVDs, die cast models, train accessories and scenery as well as toys from different brands, old and new. The Visitor Centre itself will also be open if you fancied a visit - a fantastic day out for all the family!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:10+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 25th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Stoke on Trent Toyfair  - CANCELLED
    Fenton Community Centre, Manor Street, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Sun 26th - 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.100 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 7th 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 & diecast.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 26th - SRP Toyfairs -  Midhurst Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair
    The Grange, Bepton Road, Midhurst, West Sussex
    5 Sunday Events in 2017 in Midhurst under the management of SRP Toyfairs for 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, action man, meccano dependent on stallholders as vary at each event. U15 accompanied children free. Follow on dates 2018 tba
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:16+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 26th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Haydock Park Racecourse 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

  • Sun 26th - Ron Lines -  Southampton Diecast & Train Collectors Fair
    Freemantle & Shirley Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton, Hampshire
    New & Pre-owned model railways & diecast, Light refreshments, Free local parking & 2 Minute walk to public transport. Buses from Southampton Train station to Grove Road bus stop every 10 minutes, First bus 2 & 3, Blue star 17 & 18.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 26th - Wimborne Toyfairs -  Wimborne Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Queen Elizabeths School, Blandford Road, Wimborne, Dorset
    Now established for over 20 years this Toy fair is in the Minster town of Wimborne, Dorset, and is now held in the new school rebuilt in 2011. Light & spacious and accommodating around 75 stalls packed with anything from obsolete to new, in both die-cast & railway items.'N' Gauge to 'O' Gauge and from Tinplate & Dinky to the most modern in die-cast, its all there. There are 2 large free car parks, wheelchair friendly, with refreshments available.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:45
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 28th - 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

  • Wed 29th - Ulster Model Club -  Belvoir Toy Fair
    Belvoir Activity Centre, Belvoir Drive, Belfast, Co.Antrim
    Ulster Model Club was established in 1976 to cater for anyone interested in collecting any form of Model Road Vehicles.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:40+
    Free Parking Refreshments

Back to top of page


2017 2018
Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug

Remember, if you use the search by distance from your post code you will get a complete list of ALL events.

Please note: If you are travelling a long distance it may be worth checking ahead to confirm event dates and times. THE UK Model Shop Directory have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information however, no liability is accepted for any damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any kind incurred as a result of reliance on the information or opinions provided.

Newsletter now available.
Signup here to receive the latest Events News every week ...

* indicates required
/ ( mm / dd )

20 Most Popular Exhibitions :
1st Aug to 31st Oct
Ray Heard Model Railways
Burton Railway Society
Chris Dyer Fairs
TTC Toy Fairs
Ray Heard Model Railways
Tony Oakes Fairs
Big Southern Promotions
Wimborne Toyfairs
Mickleover Model Railway Group
10  Townsend Toy & Train Fairs
11  Stowmarket Railway Club
12  Association of Bexley Charities '78
13  Joe Lock Model Railways
14  Transtar Promotions
15  Ron Lines
16  Townsend Toy & Train Fairs
17  Retro Ronnie Fairs
18  Steven Clements Fairs
19  Retro Ronnie Fairs
20  Steven Clements Fairs
Please Support our Sponsors: 3dk
Please Support our Sponsors: Nick Tozer Railway Books
Please Support our Sponsors: Frome Model Centre
Please Support our Sponsors: Southeast Models
Please Support our Sponsors: Air Tech Equipment
Please Support our Sponsors: Elite Baseboards
Please Support our Sponsors: Smart Models
Please Support our Sponsors: The Little Layout Company
Please Support our Sponsors: The Locoshed
Please Support our Sponsors: Lacy Scott and Knight

This page last updated on
18 July, 2017

 

Developed by Modellers • Supported by Modellers • For Modellers
Copyright © UKModelshops.co.uk 2017
All Rights Reserved
@MEMBER OF PROJECT HONEY POT
Spam Harvester Protection Network
provided by Unspam
If you want to use any of our content,
PLEASE ASK!

Terms, Conditions and
Privacy Statement
Cookie Policy: Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.