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RAILEX 2018
TICKETS COMPETITION NOW OPEN

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND THE COMPETITION ENTRY FORM.

In conjunction with
Risborough and District Model Railway Club,
Here is your chance to win one of four Adult tickets to the
Railex 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 26th - Sun 27th May 2018

at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Stadium Approach, 
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP21 9PP.

RAILEX is a model railway exhibition that brings together the very best layouts and traders in one huge hall at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. The emphasis is on quality and Railex has some very large layouts that are not normally seen at other shows. A free vintage bus will run from Aylesbury railway station carpark to RAILEX and return up to every half hour Saturday and every hour on Sunday. Up to two children can be admitted free with each paying adult on Sunday only.

Competition ends Sat 12th May.

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Railex 2018 Model Railway Exhibition 2018

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SCRS 2018 TICKETS COMPETITION NOW CLOSED

In conjunction with
Sutton Coldfield Railway Society,
This was your chance to win one of two Family tickets to the
SCRS 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 28th - Sun 29th April 2018

at Bishop Walsh School, Wylde Green Road, 
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B76 1QT.

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Club and to celebrate such an auspicious occasion we have 16 layouts on show including 6 from the Club itself. Highlights are Oakley from Roger Strike which exemplifies the steam era branch line, and Bear Creek Junction from Adrian Hall, a Warley National award winning American multi-gauge layout with stunning Colorado scenery.

Unfortunately the competition is now closed and the lucky winners are -
John Bryan - Belper, Derbyshire
Ivan Hughes - Rugeley
.
Congratulations and we will be contacting you within the next couple of days to get your prize to you.
If you did not win this time please do not worry as we will be holding further competitions.
So watch this space.

Model Railway Exhibition 2018

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.

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October 2018

  • Sat 6th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Cardiff Toy & Train Sale
    Penarth Leisure Centre, Andrew Road, Cogan, Cardiff
    WALES's BIGGEST & BEST TOY & TRAIN SALE - four times per year. Major event with 120 tables and 50+ top traders from all over Wales & England. Top catering by Rita Limbrick & crew. COGAN STATION (ATW) is alongside the venue with very frequent services from all areas so WHY NOT TRAVEL BY TRAIN? A show which truly has something for everyone and a show that must not be missed.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:50
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - Geoff Martin Toyfairs -  Maidstone Vintage Toy Fair
    Lockmeadow Market Hall, Barker Street, Maidstone, Kent
    Kents largest toy collectors fair
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sun 7th - SRP Toyfairs -  Colchester Model Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    Langham Community Centre, School Road, Colchester, Essex
    I have 6 shows at this event on. 1ST JAN.4TH FEB.8TH APRIL3RD JUNE.7TH OCT2ND DEC.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:15
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 7th - Stowmarket Railway Club -  Toy, Train and Model Collectors Fair
    Needham Market Community Centre, School Street, Needham Market, Suffolk
    Buy, Sell and Swap your old and new Model Railways, Diecast Vehicles, railway Books, Photos and Magazines. There will also be modelling demonstrations and for the children Thomas the Tank Engine will be there to run.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:7
    T:22
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 7th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Haydock Park Racecourse  - **Updated**
    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:85
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 7th - R M Toys Ltd -  Kempton Park Toy, Train & Collectors Fair
    Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury On Thames, Middlesex
    Kempton Park Toy, Train and Collectors Fair is London's largest Sunday Toy Fair. The event is run at Kempton Park Racecourse. With up to 200 tables of collectables from various dealers across the UK. You will be able to find everything from vintage Dinky toys to modern diecast models. Train collectables to TV related and Sci-Fi memorabilia. Scalextrix to Teddy Bears. There is also Display Cabinets that are suitable for all collectibles. PLENTY OF FREE ON-SITE PARKING.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:200
    T:80
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Chester Toy & Train Fair
    The Cheshire County Sports Club, Plas Newton Lane, Upton, Chester, Cheshire
    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 Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  North Bristol Toy & Train Sale
    Bawa Health & Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol
    65 tables toy & train sale close to M4 & M5 motorways and also close to both Severn Bridges. Massive free car park. Great caterer. Top UK Traders. A much-loved show with a great atmosphere.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 14th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Leigh Train and Toy Collectors Fair - New Event  - **Updated**
    Leigh Sports Centre, Sale Way, Leigh, Lancashire
    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 well-lit ground floor Leisure Centre venue with flat, easy unloading for Traders plus excellent Free Public Parking facilities. Refreshments available at reasonable prices. Come and join us, top Traders attending. (Off the A580 on the A579 - only 10 minutes from M6 Junction 23)
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:75
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 14th - 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.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:30+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 16th - 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

  • Sat 20th - 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 : Saturdays 6th May, 8th July, 28th October, 16th December
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:16+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 21st - Model Car Mart -  Ashington Vintage Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Ashington Community Centre, Foster Lane, Ashington, West Sussex
    A traditional, friendly british toyfair organised by collectors for collectors. Buy, sell and swap from a large range of toys old and new. Including Triang and Hornby trains, all gauges plus continental makes. Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox diecasts. Other toys including Meccano, Lego, action figures and lots more. Hot food and drinks available. Extensive advertising campaign, well signposted & free parking.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:30
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 21st - SRP Toyfairs -  Boreham Model Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    New Hall School, The Avenue, Boreham, Essex
    I have 6 shows at this event on. 1ST JAN.4TH FEB.8TH APRIL3RD JUNE.7TH OCT2ND DEC.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:15
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 21st - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's Toy Fair
    Bingham Hall, 28 King Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    A well established Toy Fair with a great atmosphere offering everything from Model Trains, Planes and Automobiles, Star Wars, Books, Vintage Toys and loads more. Wonderful Home Made Food and refreshments available. Parking is provided off site at the bottom of the road and is well sign posted. Should you have any products for sale please bring them along for a free valuation. A show for all the family.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:20+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 21st - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Llandudno Toy & Train Sale
    Craig-Y-Don Community Centre, Queens Road, Llandudno, Conwy
    Our all new venue for our popular North Wales show in the lovely resort of Llandudno. The venue is close to both the sea-front and the shopping centre and is also very easily accessed from the main A470 road as you approach the town. The Centre boasts a very large FREE CAR PARK and also offers level and easy access and brilliant and reasonable catering. 55 tables packed by top UK traders from near and far.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 28th - 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)
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:30+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 28th - 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

  • Tue 30th - 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

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