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LONDON FESTIVAL OF RAILWAY MODELLING 2019
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
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

Competition ends Sat 9th March.

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London Festival of Railway Modelling 2019

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Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
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July 2019

  • Wed 3rd - Joe Lock Model Railways -  Hertford Toy & Train Fair
    Richard Hale School, Hale Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire
    New event in the county town of Hertford. The county town of Hertford is served by rail connections from both Kings Cross and Liverpool Street and has a large bus station. The school is situated just at the side of the town and has ample free parking on site. We look forward to seeing collectors, both old and new. This is the Hertfordshire event where you can buy, sell or swop models and get valuations on your old traditional toys.
    QUICKINFO:  Free Parking

  • Sat 6th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Cardiff Toy & Train Sale
    Penarth Leisure Centre, Andrew Road, Cogan, Cardiff
    WALES's BIGGESt & BESt TOY & TRAIN SALE - four times per year. Major event with 120 tables and 50+ top traders from all over Wales & England. Top catering by Rita Limbrick & crew. COGAN STATION (ATW) is alongside the venue with very frequent services from all areas so WHY NOT TRAVEL BY TRAIN? A show which truly has something for everyone and a show that must not be missed.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:50
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 6th - 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 plu
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:30
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 16th - 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

  • Wed 17th - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Burton Upon Trent Toy and Train Fair
    Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire
    One of the longest established swapmeets, with a warm welcome and really friendly atmosphere.Excellent access, good major road links and free parking.Super town centre venue with excellent public transport(Bus and rail).Accomp.U16's free.Refreshments, (Incl.Home made cake).Buying, selling or just having a nostalgic trip down 'Memory Lane'.Plenty of bargains, always a good selection of rail, diecast and themed, new and used, from a wide range of regular, knowledgeable traders.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 20th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Llangollen Toy & Train Sale
    Llangollen Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire
    Our important annual show at this wonderful venue situated in the glorious Dee Valley and cole to the twon centre, the Llangollen Railway, Canal etc.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 21st - Townsend Toy & Train Fairs -  Ashfield Toy and Train Fair
    Festival Hall, Hodgkinson Road, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
    Our Flagship 'Friendly Fez'swapmeet is now established as a great smaller(Ap.120 tables)fair.Excellent access,good major road links,bus or train just 3 minutes walk.Refreshments(incl. Full breakfasts).Free parking.Earlybird available. Buying,selling or just having a nostalgic trip down 'Memory Lane'.Acc.U/16'sfree. Now in its 9th year and proving a real hit with public and a good variety of traders who provide plenty of bargains with a good mix of rail and diecast.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 21st - 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

  • Thu 25th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **Updated**
    Catholic Hall, Bath Road, Thatcham, Berkshire
    Thatcham For Reading and Newbury, great friendly evening toyfair for sales and swaps. New earlier openingtime. Easy free parking. All the normal popular scales of railway, road models and die-cast, with other collectibles including tractors, books, ships, figurines, depending on trader avaliblity.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 27th - Joe Lock & Colin Penn -  Bluebell Railway & Toy Collectors' Fair
    Horsted Keynes Station, Station Approach, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex
    Model Railways (New and secondhand), Die-Cast, Collectables, Railway Books & Emphemera, Railwayana, Photographs & Preservation Societies. Admission by platform ticket, or free with train travel ticket or Bluebell membership card.
    QUICKINFO:  Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 27th - 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 28th - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Minehead Toy & Train Sale
    The Minehead Eye, Mart Road, Minehead, Somerset
    The annual Collector's event at Minehead (formerly held on the platform of Minehead Railway Station.) 70 tables packed by top dealers from all over the UK. Level and easy access. Great in-house cafe. Tons of model trains of all sizes plus die-cast, tin-plate etc etc. ** BUY ** SELL **EXCHANGE the same great show but now under-cover; just two minutes from Minehead Station across the main car park.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:35
    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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