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Railex 2018 TICKETS COMPETITION COMING SOON....

Win Tickets to Risborough and District Model Railway Club
Railex 2018 Model Railway Exhibition.

Link and details to follow very shortly.

In conjunction with
Risborough and District Model Railway Club,
This will be 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.
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.

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Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
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July 2018

  • Sun 1st - 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

  • Sun 1st - SRP Toyfairs -  Midhurst Toy Train and Model Collectors Fair
    The Grange, Bepton Road, Midhurst, West Sussex
    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:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:16+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 1st - Wimborne Toyfairs -  Wimborne Toy & Train Fair
    Queen Elizabeths Leisure Centre Sports Hall, Blandford Road, Wimborne, Dorset
    The fair has moved out of the main school halls into the Sports hall immediately behind. Access will be via the main Leisure centre entrance from either the QE school or QE leisure centre car parks. Direction signs will be made visible. The hall is big, bright and with refreshments at one end. There is the capability of up to 85 stalls. I hope you enjoy the new surroundings and continue to support the event. There will be as usual a good mix of both railway & die cast, old & new.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:70
    T:40
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 7th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Cardiff Toy & Train Sale
    Penarth Leisure Centre, Andrew Road, Cogan, Cardiff
    Our major Welsh show - the biggest in the Country - with some 130 tables supported by top traders from all over the UK in this fine venue. Cogan Railway Station (ATW) is alongside this venue with frequent services from all parts so why not travel by train? Wel-lit, warm and with a great caterer present.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:60
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 15th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Porthmadog Toy & Train Sale
    Y Ganolfan Community Centre, High Street, Porthmadog, Gwynedd
    A brand-new show for North Wales and what a location! Situated alongside Porthmadog Harbour and virtually next door to the main terminus for both the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways; very close to all of the shops and cafes and with plenty of nearby parking. The Network Station (Cambrian Coast Line) is approx half of a mile away as is the terminus of the WHR(1964)Ltd. A compact venue which will offer some 60 tables, a superb cafe & a large working vintage Hornby Dublo 3-rail layout.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35
    Refreshments

  • Sun 15th - 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 17th - 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

  • Sun 22nd - 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 8th 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 22nd - 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

  • Tue 24th - 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

  • Wed 25th - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Burton Upon Trent Toy and Train Fair
    Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire
    One of the longest established swapmeets, with a warm welcome and really friendly atmosphere.Excellent access, good major road links, super town centre venue with excellent public transport(Bus and rail).Free parking.Accomp.U/16's free.Refreshments, (Incl, home made cake).Buying, selling or just having a nostalgic trip down "Memory Lane".Plenty of bargains, always a good selection of rail, die-cast & themed, both new & used, from a wide range of regular, knowledgeable trad
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Joe Lock & Colin Penn -  Bluebell Railway & Toy Collectors' Fair
    Horsted Keynes Station, Station Approach, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex
    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS NOW A ONE-DAY EVENT (NOT TWO DAYS, AS IN PREVIOUS YEARS). Model Railways (New and secondhand), Die-Cast, Collectables, Railway Books & Emphemera, Railwayana, Photographs & Preservation Societies. Admission by platform ticket, or free with train travel ticket or Bluebell membership card.
    QUICKINFO:  Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 29th - 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 29th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Minehead Toy & Train Sale
    The Minehead Eye, Mart Road, Minehead, Somerset
    The annual Collector's event at Minehead (formerly held on the platform of Minehead Railway Station.) 70 tables packed by top dealers from all over the UK. Level and easy access. Great in-house cafe. Tons of model trains of all sizes plus die-cast, tin-plate etc etc. ** BUY ** SELL **EXCHANGE the same great show but now under-cover; just two minutes from Minehead Station across the main car park.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35
    Refreshments

  • Sun 29th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Michael Herbert Hall, South Street, Wilton, Wiltshire
    Our second Toy and Train Collectors at the Michael Herbert Hall just a few minutes from the main A36. Located very near Wiltons' Outlet Village and Wilton House. Free off rosd parking. Spent the whole day in the area - plenty to do and see!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

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