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THE NATIONAL 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 National Festival of Railway Modelling 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 8th December - Sun 9th December 2018

at East of England Event Centre, Oundle Road, Alwalton, 
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 6XE.

Once again the event, the largest model railway show in the East of England, will host over 30 must see layouts from a variety of major scales and gauges plus over 100 quality traders and demonstrators. Whether you’re looking to stock up on essentials for your hobby or enjoy a family day out, our Peterborough Show offers something for everyone. Booking in advance will ensure you save up to £2 on your entry, receive 30 minutes early entry and a free show guide on arrival.

Competition ends Sat 24th November.

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The National Festival of Railway Modelling 2018

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2nd Hailsham Model Railway Show TICKETS COMPETITION NOW CLOSED

In conjunction with
Healthy Living Club Committee,
This was your chance to win One Family ticket (2+2) to the
2nd Hailsham Model Railway Show Exhibition
on Sat 1st December 2018

at Civic Centre, Vicarage Lane, 
Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 2AX.

To follow on from the Hailsham Model Railway Show held on 2nd December 2017, we have decided to Make this an annual event, a show that was full of fantastic Traders & Exhibitors alike. The Mayor opened the show, and picked Maxwell as the best in show, and a gold award was presented, later in the day, Maxwell also won the best in show as voted for by the Public, our Congratulations to Paul Osman and his team. 2018 Will be a slightly different format, less exhibitors, But Bigger Exhibits.

Unfortunately the competition is now closed and the lucky winners are -
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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.

2nd Hailsham Model Railway Show 2018

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Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
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April 2019

  • Sat 6th - 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 7th - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's Toy Fairs
    Swindon Town Football Club, The Energy Check County Ground, County Road, Swindon, Wiltshire
    A fantastic event held in the grounds of the football club. A well attended show by Traders offering a range from Vintage Toys, Die-Cast and model Railways through to Star 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 quotation. Dee's Cafe will be there offering her fantastic cooked breakfast, sandwiches and of course her famous home made cakes.
    QUICKINFO: 
    T:35+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 13th - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Nottingham Bluecoat Toy and Train Fair  - **Updated**
    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 13th - Sun 14th - 794 Preservation Society -  Sixth Annual Wellingborough Bus Rally
    Wellinborough Museum, Castle Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
    Bus rally and collectors fair. Vintage bus trips available, buses to include bristol flf, olympians, alexander ps, daimler cvg and others. Parking for buses not in service is rather limited on Saturday. Adjacent free multi storey car park with level access to town centre and lifts to ground floor to access the museum. The museum have a scale model of wellingborough station in steam days in operation.Please note free admission to all.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:1
    T:22
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Mon 22nd - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Bridgnorth Toy & Model Collectors Fair
    Bridgnorth Leisure Centre, High Town, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
    Bridgnorth Toyfair is one of the longest established fairs in the U.K. Its success it due mainly to the quality and variety of the new and pre-owned models on offer. It is also not far from the Severn Valley Railway which if combined the attractions make for a very enjoyable day out.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:75
    Refreshments

  • Fri 26th - 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

  • Sun 28th - Model Car Mart -  Ashington Vintage Toy & Train Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    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

  • Tue 30th - 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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