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on Sat 9th February - Sun 10th February 2019

at Doncaster Exhibition Centre, Leger Way, 
Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN2 6BB.

Visitors can enjoy browsing over 30-handpicked layouts with a 'Best of British' theme and purchase must-have items in a variety of major scales, era and gauges from over 80 quality traders. There will be expert demonstrations, giving you an opportunity to enhance your modelling skills. Whether you're new to the hobby or looking to stock up on essentials, our Doncaster Show offers something for everyone. The show is kindly supported by:Doncaster & District Model Railway Club

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Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
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October 2019

  • Sat 5th - Geoff Martin Toyfairs -  Maidstone Vintage Toy Fair
    Lockmeadow Market Hall, Barker Street, Maidstone, Kent
    Kents largest toy collectors fair
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sun 6th - Model Car Mart -  Ashington Vintage Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Ashington Community Centre, Foster Lane, Ashington, Surrey
    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

  • Sat 12th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Chester Toy & Train Fair  - **Updated**
    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 12th - 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. 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

  • Sat 19th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Oswestry Toy & Train Sale
    The Pavilion, Oswestry Show Ground, Park Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire
    Big collector's event on the borders of England and North Wales. 80 tables. Loads of free car parking, good refreshments, level and easy access. Close to all of Wales and to the English Midlands, North West etc. Located just off the main A5 trunk route and one mile from Oswestry town centre and the preserved railways etc. Noted as a quality event.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:40
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 20th - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnies' Toy Fair
    Bingham Hall, 28 King Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    A fantastic event held in the beautiful Bingham Hall, parking is available at the bottom of the road and is clearly sign posted. A well attened show by Traders offering a range from Vintage Toys, Die-Cast and model Railways throught to Sar Wars, Soldiers and a whole lot more. Should you have any items you wish to have valued or to sell bring them along for a free quaotation. Dee's Cafe will be there offering her fantastic cooked breakfast, sandwiches and of course her famouse home made cake
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 20th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Llandudno Toy & Train Sale
    Craig Y Don Community Centre, Queen's Road, Llandudno, Conwy
    Our regular show but in this great new venue, located near the sea-front at Llandudno and with masses of free parking in the Centre's large car park. We will use all four main rooms in this fine and modern venue and an excellent local caterer will be in attendance to operate the café.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:30
    Refreshments

  • Sun 20th - BB & PC Fairs -  Toyfair
    Long Melford Old School, Hall Street, Long Melford Near Sudbury, Suffolk
    This is a 50 plus Table event with some of the best Dealers in East Anglia attending selling Diecasts and Model Railways. The lighting is excellent with plenty of space to move around and seek that special item. Early entry from 9am 5.00.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 29th - 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
    T:18
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 29th - 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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