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THE LONDON FESTIVAL OF RAILWAY MODELLING 2018
TICKETS COMPETITION NOW OPEN

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In conjunction with
Warners Exhibitions,
Here is your chance to win one of four Adult tickets to the
The London Festival of Railway Modelling 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 24th - Sun 25th March 2018

at Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, 
London, Greater London N22 7AY.

Visitors can enjoy over 40 hand-picked layouts from around the globe and in excess of 100 exhibitors to browse and purchase from. The vast selection of trade covers those ‘must-have’ items to ‘specialist’ items in rarer scales and gauges. Don't miss the expert demonstrations and meet the BRM magazine team. Sponsored and supported by Bachmann Europe, Graham Farish and the Model Railway Club

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LEAMINGTON AND WARWICK MRS 2018
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In conjunction with
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Leamington and Warwick MRS 2018 Exhibition
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at Leamington Spa College, Warwick New Road, 
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 5JE.

The third year at our new venue and we are learning and improving the way we layout the exhibition to improve the visitor experience. The college is centrally located, on bus routes giving access from a wide area and within walking distance of the railway station or you can use the free minibus shuttle service that will operate. There is a large free car park onsite and overflow parking available. The college catering staff operate the refectory restuarant at affordable prices.

Competition ends Sat 24th February.

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Annual 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.

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May 2018

  • Sat 5th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Brecon Toy & Train Sale
    Brecon Market Hall, Town Centre, Brecon, Powys
    Our great Mid-Wales show, held twice each year, in the large and historic Market Hall. ample parking nearby. Super café within the show. 80+ tables operated by top UK traders and with an amazing array of stock, new and old. Something for every pocket!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sat 5th - 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 6th - Ray Heard Model Railways -  Newton Abbot Train & Toy Fair
    Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon
    The event at the Racecourse is now one of the largest Train & Toy Fairs in the South West, with over 60 traders with over 140 tables selling the best in Railway Models, from locomotives, rolling stock and accessories, together with collectables, diecast, soldiers, and other memorable toys. Now increased in size incorporating a additional floor of traders, the event with good catering, large free car park is a show not to be missed.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 6th - 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

  • Wed 9th - 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 12th - Model Roads & Tramways -  Willington Model Car, Train & Transport Bazaar
    Peace Memorial Hall, Church Road, Willington, Bedfordshire
    Models, photos and memorabilia.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:20?
    Free Parking

  • Sun 13th - 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 13th - 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 13th - SRP Toyfairs -  Rayleigh Toy and Model Train Collectors Fair
    Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex
    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.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:35
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 13th - Transtar Promotions -  Walsall Wood Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Oak Park Active Living Centre, Coppice Road, Walsall Wood, West Midlands
    Well established event with over 80 tables selling Toy Cars, Commercials, Buses and Trains old and new plus lots of other collectibles. Bring along your unwanted toys to sell. A popular event for collectors and now in its 27th year. Both stall rents and admission prices held at 2017 rates.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:60+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 15th - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Burton Upon Trent Toy and Train Fair
    Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire
    Please note that for this date only we have had to change to a Tuesday evening - from our regular Wednesday evening. For all other details of this event, which remain unchanged, please see our entry for the next date at Burton which is July 25th.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 15th - 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

  • Tue 15th - 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 19th - SRP Toyfairs -  Henfield Saturday Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair
    Henfield Hall, Pine Grove, Henfield, West Sussex
    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.
    QUICKINFO: 
    T:18+

  • Sun 20th - 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 20th - 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

  • Wed 23rd - 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.

  • Sat 26th - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's Toy Fair
    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
    T:20+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 26th - 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 second 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:14+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 27th - 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 27th - 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

  • Tue 29th - Garstang Toyfair  - **Updated**
    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
    T:18
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 29th - 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

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