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In conjunction with
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Here is your chance to win one of four Adult tickets to the
Festival of British Railway Modelling 2019 Exhibition
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

Competition ends Sat 26th January.

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Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
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November 2019

  • Sat 2nd - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Ludlow Model, Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    Ludlow Racecourse, Bromfield, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Ludlow Racecourse is a fantastic venue for a Toy fair, being approx 2 miles north of Ludlow just off the A49. Stallholders from various parts of the country will be on hand to sell, buy or exchange new and pre-owned model railways, diecast models etc.The venue offers easy access, free parking and homemade refreshments by cafe V using quality local produce. A great event not to be missed.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:60
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 3rd - 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

  • Sun 10th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Kidderminster Toyfair  - **Updated**
    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

  • Sat 16th - Ray Heard Model Railways -  Exeter Train & Toy Fair
    The Matford Centre, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton Ind Est, Exeter, Devon
    One of the largest Train & Toy Fairs in the South of England, with over 40 traders selling all aspects of Trains, Collectables & Toys, with normally a O Gauge Railway running track for the public to test there loco's and up to 2 other layouts, combined with one of the best catering restaurants in the area, this makes this a event not to be missed. Large Car Park next to the Park & Ride, with lots of space to look around the venue and wheel chair friendly.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:3
    T:40+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 16th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Hereford Toy & Train Sale  - **Updated**
    Hereford Leisure Centre, Holmer Road, Hereford, Herefordshire
    Our great and large South Midlands show at this fine venue which will be packed by top traders from as far west as Cornwall and as far north as Teeside. Plenty of parking (nominal £1 fee); level and easy access and a great cafe which is located in the main entrance foyer.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:40
    Refreshments

  • Sat 16th - 794 Preservation Society -  Transport Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    Abingdon Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Northampton, Northamptonshire
    Bus and railway models, kits and accessories, bus rail and lorry photos, books and other transport ephemera. On street parking available nearby. This is our fifth collectors fair - and is fully booked with traders and we have a waiting list. Stagecoach service 16 stops outside from northampton interchange bay 11 every 15 mins. The Northampton Transport Heritage Trust will also be attending, and subject to availability, will be there to give short rides in one of their vehicles.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:22
    Refreshments

  • Sun 17th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Llanelli & Llangennech M4-J48 Toy & Train Sale  - **Updated**
    Llangennech Community Centre, Off Hendre Road, Llangennech, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
    Our twice-yearly "niche" show in West Wales at this compact but superb and modern venue which is located just one mile from Junction 48 of the M4 motorway. Free parking, 45 tables and a café (run by volunteers) to die for!. This show has a unique atmosphere and a reputation for quality items breaking the surface.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 17th - 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 28th year.Both stall rents and admission prices held at 2017 rates.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:60+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 23rd - 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. Dee's wonderful Home Made Food and refreshments available. Parking is provided on site and the show 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:35+
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 23rd - Model Car Mart -  Henfield Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Henfield Village Hall, High Street, Henfield, West Sussex
    A traditional, friendly, British toy fair organised by collectors and hosted in the heart of rural West Sussex. Buy, sell and swap from a large range of toys old and new. Including Triang and Hornby trains of all gauges plus continental makes. Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox diecasts. Other toys including Meccano, Lego, action figures, comics, action figures and TV & film related merchandise plus lots more. Hot food and drinks available. Extensive advertising campaign, well signposted & parking.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:25
    CS
    Refreshments

  • Sun 24th - Wimborne Toyfairs -  Wimborne Toy & Train Fair
    Queen Elizabeths Leisure Centre Sports Hall, Blandford Road, Wimborne, Dorset
    Now established in the Sports hall immediately behind the school, with access via the main Leisure centre entrance from either the QE leisure centre or school car parks. Direction signs will be made visible in both car parks. The hall is big, bright and with refreshments. There is the capability of up to 80 stalls (40+ traders). 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
    T:40 +
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 30th - 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

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