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London Festival of Railway Modelling 2019 Exhibition
on Sat 23rd - Sun 24th March 2019

at Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, 
London, Greater London N22 7AY.

Visitors can enjoy over 40 hand-picked layouts from around the globe and in excess of 100 exhibitors to browse and purchase from. The vast selection of trade covers those ‘must-have’ items to ‘specialist’ items in rarer scales and gauges. Don't miss the expert demonstrations and meet the BRM magazine team. Sponsored and supported by Bachmann Europe, Graham Farish and the Model Railway Club

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Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
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June 2019

  • Sat 1st - 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

  • Sun 2nd - 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 8th - Tony Oakes Fairs -  Ludlow Model, Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    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 refreshments. A great event not to be missed.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:50
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 8th - 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

  • Sun 9th - 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:50
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 9th - Barry Stockton Fairs -  Haydock Park Train and Toy Collectors Fair
    The Exhibition Centre, Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-Le-Willows, Cheshire
    This is a long established event and has always been a firm favourite with Collectors and Enthusiasts. Many top traders attending. Buy, Sell or Exchange your Toys and Models including new and pre-owned Model Railways in most gauges, Diecast, Meccano, Tinplate Toys, Scalextric, Sci-Fi, Trade Cards etc. This is a superb ground floor venue with flat unloading for Traders and excellent Free Public Parking facilities for 100's of cars. Come and join us at this excellent show.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:80
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 9th - Bulldog Fairs -  Shepton Mallet Toy Collectors Fair
    Royal Bath & West Showground, Castle Cary Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
    Up to 300 stalls, 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, Sci-Fi, Lego, Scalextric, Transformers new and quality used. 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
    T:120+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 11th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    Hook Community Centre, Ravenscroft, Hook, Hampshire
    Hook's monthly toy and train collectors fair good food, good diecast, good railway, couldnt get much better for £1
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 18th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    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

  • Sat 22nd - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Carmarthen Toy & Train Sale
    Carmarthen Leisure Centre, Llansteffan Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
    Our great West Wales show in this excellent and large venue, close to the town and just off the man A40 dual-carriageway westward (first slip-road after B&Q). Massive free car parks, level and easy access and a good in-house cafe. This is our annual SATURDAY show.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 22nd - Steven Clements Fairs -  Gloucester ~ Cheltenham Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    New Venue , New City * Wow welcome to the friendly Gloucester Saturday toyfair. Parking and just five mins from the M5. Plenty of new and preowned classic model railway , diecast items, plus books, model aircraft, classic toys etc NOW A SATURDAY FAIR!!  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:10+
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 22nd - Geoff Martin Toyfairs -  Maidstone Vintage Toy Fair
    Lockmeadow Market Hall, Barker Street, Maidstone, Kent
    Kents largest toy collectors fair
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Refreshments

  • Sun 23rd - Great Central Railway -  Swap Meet - Railway Memorabilia
    Quorn & Woodhouse Station, Woodhouse Road, Quorn, Leicestershire
    If you are interested in items of railway memorabilia (railwayana) - whether locomotive nameplates, lamps, signalling equipment, silverware, enamel signs, buttons, badges, books, photographs or postcards etc visit Great Central Railway's famous Swap Meet at Quorn & Woodhouse station. It's one of the longest standing events of its kind in the country!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:50
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 25th - 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

  • Sun 30th - 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 30th - BB & PC Fairs -  Toy Fair
    Copdock Village Hall, Old London Road, Copdock Near Ipswich, Suffolk
    Copdock Village Hall has excellent Lighting and easy access. Some of the best Diecast and Model Railway dealers will with us on the 30th June. Bring your unwanted items to sell for cash or part exchange. This is what Toy Fairs / Swap meets are all about. There will be plenty of items for sale so hopefully you will find what you want. The Catering is excellent
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 30th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    Barton Peveril Sixth Form College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire
    The summer show for 2019. More dates to follow. Now established at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College with its own dedicated car park. Light refreshments. Top local dealers. Traders table available at just £24 each.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 30th - Ray Heard Model Railways -  Newton Abbot Train & Toy Fair
    Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon
    One of the largest and most popular Train & Toy Fairs in the South of England, with over 45 traders selling all aspects of Trains, Collectables & Toys, this makes this a event not to be missed. Large Car Park and good catering, with wheel chair access.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:45+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

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