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February 2019

  • Sat 2nd - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronbnie's Toy Fairs
    Didcot Civic Centre, Britwell Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire
    The ever popular Didcot show is back for another year and is going from strength to strength. A wide variety of Traders selling everything from Trains, Planes, Automobiles, vintage Toys and Die cast of varying sorts. Should you have any items you need a valuation for or want to sell please bring them along for a free quotation or commission free sale. As always Dee's Café will be there selling her wonderful cook Breakfasts and Home Made Cakes. A show for all the family and their frie
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 2nd - Chris Dyer Fairs -  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. THIS IS AN ADDITIONAL SHOW TO THE ALREADY ADVERTISED EVENTS HERE IN FEBRUARY & OCTOBER 2018.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 2nd - Sat 23rd - John's Toy Fairs -  Norwich Toy & Train Fair  - **New Entry**
    The Willow Centre, 1 - 13 Willowcroft Way, Norwich, Norfolk
    The Norwich Toy & Train Fair has relocated to this venue and now promoted solely by John Parsonage. Many of our past dealers will be found at this new and attractive location which has good lighting and facilities. The usual eclectic mix of new and used items will be available and the stall holders keen to give advice and answer any questions you have and buy as well as sell.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:10
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 3rd - Bulldog Fairs -  Mega Malvern Toy Collectors Fair
    Three Counties Showground, The Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire
    Up to 200 stalls available with some of the countries top dealers in attendance selling the best in collectable toys. Many obsolete early tin plate toys and models available for sale, along with lots of obsolete Corgi and Dinky toys. Model Railway items in abundance, new and quality used. Also Sci-Fi, Lego, Transformers etc. Early Bird ticket from 8am £10.00. Light refreshments available throughout the day. U16 free with full paying adult. Call us on 01373 452857 or try 07917 125641.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 3rd - J & J Fairs Ltd -  Toy and Train Collector's Fair
    One Leisure St Ives Burgess Hall, Westwood Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire
    New for 2019 - Sun 3rd Feb, 7th Apr, 9th Jun, 8th Sept & 3rd Nov. On sale will be a superb selection of new and old toys, trains, models, sci-fi and collectables.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 9th - 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
    T:80
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 9th - 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 9th - Maidenhead Static Model Club -  Windsor International Toy & Train Fair
    Windsor Leisure Centre, Clewer Mead, Stovell Road, Windsor, Berkshire
    Organised by the Maidenhead Static Model Club now in its forty-ninth year. The new venue is now in Windsor. You will find many tables with Dinky Toys, Corgi, Matchbox and many other die-casts plus Hornby, Meccano, Trains, Boats, Tinplate LEGO, Barbie and much more.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
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  • Sun 10th - 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
    T:45
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 12th - 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

  • Fri 15th - 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 16th - Junction Fairs -  The North Staffs Toy & Train Fair
    St Wulstans Community Centre, Church Lane, Wolstanton, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire
    Junction Fairs have 20yrs experience in putting on events in other collecting fields, we have for the past 5yrs attended toy fairs nationally as stallholders. We hope to bring, choice/value and a friendly atomosphere to the tade/collector or browser and to raise interest in the North Staffs Area.Buy/Sell/Browse a wide variety from Trains,Transport Diecasts,Sc-Fi,Tinplate,Star Wars, Lego, ActionMan,Subbuteo. Model Kits. Superheroes. .Great Carparking. Great Road links and regular bus service
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:20
    CS
    Free Parking

  • Sun 17th - BB & PC Fairs -  Toy Fair
    Copdock Village Hall, Old London Road, Copdock Near Ipswich, Suffolk
    The venue is a modern Hall with excellent Lighting and access. Some of the best Diecast and Model Railway Dealers in East Anglia will be displaying their wares for you to purchase. If you want to sell your collection or add to it come to the Fair and see what it has to offer. The Catering is excellent.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 17th - Bulldog Fairs -  Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Westpoint Arena, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon
    250 stalls available with some of the countries top dealers in attendance selling the best in collectable toys. Many obsolete early tin plate toys and models available for sale, along with lots of obsolete Corgi and Dinky toys. Model Railway items in abundance, new and quality used. Also Sci-Fi, Lego, Transformers and Scalextric etc. Early Bird ticket from 8am £10.00. Light refreshments available throughout the day. U16 free with full paying adult. Call us on 01373 452857 or try 07917 1256  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:130
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 23rd - Geoff Martin Toyfairs -  Maidstone Vintage Toy Fair
    Lockmeadow Market Hall, Barker Street, Maidstone, Kent
    Kents largest toy collectors fair
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sat 23rd - Exmoor Coast Railway Modellers -  Exmoor Train & Toy Fair
    Richard Huish College, South Road, Taunton, Somerset
    This annual event is presented by the Exmoor Coast Railway Modellers and offers around 100 tables of traders selling a wide range of model railway items, diecast vehicles, new books, DVDs, games, toys, secondhand books, photos & railway paraphernalia. A modern restaurant will be offering hot & cold food/drinks during the Fair and there is free parking onsite parking. This is a really friendly event and all are welcome.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 23rd - 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.The venue has now been completely refurbished to a high standard and has additional free parking.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:45
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 24th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Wirral Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    Hulme Hall, Bolton Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside
    This established event is now a firm favourite with collectors and enthusiasts of new and pre-owned Model Railways, Diecast Toys, Scalextric, Model Soldiers, Books etc. and is held in a beautiful well lit, ground floor hall in the beautiful surroundings of the highly acclaimed tourist attraction village of Port Sunlight Village, excellent quality reasonably-priced refreshments also plenty of adjacent free parking for vehicles.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:65
    CS
    Free Parking 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. Access is via the main Leisure centre entrance accessible from either the QE leisure centre car park or school car park. 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

  • Sun 24th February - Tue 24th September - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's 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

  • Tue 26th - 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

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