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February 2018

  • Sat 3rd - 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 4th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Thu 8th - Joe Lock Model Railways -  Train & Toy Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    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

  • Sat 10th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's Toy Fairs
    Didcot Civic Centre, Britwell Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire
    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 on site and the showand 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Nottingham Bluecoat Toy and Train Fair
    Bluecoat Academy, Aspley Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Terrific venue for our Nottingham swapmeet. On the city ring road(A6514), junction with Aspley Lane(B690) -close to M1 JN 25 or JN 26, good public transport, city bus route no.77(St. Margaret's church stop) Refreshments, Free parking. Well lit hall with excellent access. Earlybird available £4.Acc.U/16's free. Buying, selling or just having a nostalgic trip down'Memory Lane'. A good variety of traders mean plenty of bargains with a good mix of rail and diecast.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 11th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Dublin Toy & Train Sale
    The Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Dublin
    Our major show in the Republic of Ireland, held in a top quality hotel situated alongside the main N11 route south from the City Centre. Masses of free parking and top traders from all over Ireland plus a sprinkling from the UK.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 11th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 13th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Fri 16th - 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 17th - Geoff Martin Toyfairs -  Maidstone Vintage Toy Fair
    Lockmeadow Market Hall, Barker Street, Maidstone, Kent
    Kents largest toy collectors
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Monmouth Toy & Train Sale
    Monmouth Leisure Centre, Old Dixton Road, Monmouth, Monmouthshire
    Our twice-yearly show in south-east Wales with 80+ tables, in-house café, level and easy access. Limited free parking (the large "bus park" behind the school on New Dixton Road will also be open and available - very short walk into the venue). A happy show with a wonderful atmosphere and a great selection of traders. PLEASE NOTE: FOR THIS ONE SHOW ONLY WE ARE USING THE VERY LARGE TEMPORARY HALL ON THE SAME SITE DUE TO THE TOTAL RE-DEVELOPMENT WHICH IS NOW TAKING PLACE.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 18th - Bulldog Fairs -  Exeter (Westpoint) Toy Collectors Fair
    Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Exeter, Devon
    Exeter (Westpoint) Toy Collectors Fair up to 300 stalls selling the very best in collectable toys, models and trains from the all the manufacturers you can think of. Model Railways in abundance both new and obsolete. Have a look at our website for more info. Children under 16 go free with a full paying adult. Book a stall Online, its that bit cheaper or call us for table deals. Call us on 01373 452857 or 07917 125641.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 18th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 20th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Exmoor Coast Railway Modellers -  Exmoor Train & Toy Fair
    Richard Huish College, South Road, Taunton, Somerset
    Our annual Fair returns after last year's most successful ever event, with a great range of mainly model railways, plus diecast vehicles, books, toys, games, cards etc.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - 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.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 27th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

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