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November 2020

  • Sun 1st - Model Car Mart -  Ashington Vintage Model Toy & Train Collectors Fair  - **New Entry**
    Ashington Community Centre, Foster Lane, Ashington, West Sussex
    SUNDAY, 10.00am - 1.00pm, (SELLERS FROM 8.00AM) 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 a
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Fri 6th - 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 8th - Northern Toy Fairs -  Chester Le Street Toy, Train & Sci Fi Collectors Fair
    Lord Lawson Academy, Birtley Lane, Chester Le Street, Durham
    Great fair for County Durham just off A1 Junction 63, follow Birtley A167, opposite Komatsu factory. Bus route 21 and 81. Loads of tables with trains, diecast, Sci Fi, Soldiers etc
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 8th - 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 10th 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

  • Tue 10th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **New Entry**
    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 Free on site parking with excellent cafe!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 15th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **New Entry**
    Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire
    The Best and Friendliest in Wiltshire - Devizes' own dedicated Weekend Toy and Train collectors fair - Right in the Market Place. Free parking and homemade catering. Good selection of dealers from all over the country bring buy and sell at this one!
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 17th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair  - **New Entry**
    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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 21st - Fleetwood Toy & Model -  Blackpool Toyfair
    Norbreck Castle Hotel, Queens Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire
    Now even BIGGER!!! Three time as many tables, but still the same price entry! Even more of what you all love, model railways, sci fi, diecast, with tables heaving under the weight of it all! Come and get early christmas presents for those hard to pleases love ones, or just treat yourself! Trams and buses stop right outside the hotel
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sun 22nd - Northern Toy Fairs -  Catterick Toy, Train & & Sci Fi Collectors Fair
    Catterick Leisure Centre, Gough Road, Catterick, North Yorkshire
    Popular fair in North Yorkshire near Catterick Garrison Army camp. Easily reached off A1 (M) junction 52. Bus X26/27Max. Great display of trains, diecast and Sci Fi.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 22nd - Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts -  Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair
    Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
    A popular event, now in its 28th. Year, featuring all manner of aircraft related collectable items, from dozens of stalls. Likely to be on offer are: Models, kits, books, magazines, postcards, slides, photographs, DVDs and a grand assortment of memorabilia.

  • Sun 22nd - Wimborne Toyfairs -  Wimborne Toy & Train Fair  - **New Entry**
    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 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).There will be as usual a good mix of both railway & die cast, modern & obsolete, new & old & of all gauges. Cars, buses, trains, trucks, books and much more.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Mon 23rd - Toy Train Collectors Fairs -  Oxfords Toy and Train Collector's Fair
    Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington Oxford, Oxfordshire
    A good selection of Hornby, Bassett-Lowke, O Gauge trains. Tinplate toys. Dinky and corgie toys. Meccano. Britains soldiers. Refreshments. Free parking.
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 24th - 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 28th - Retro Ronnie Fairs -  Retro Ronnie's Toy Fair
    Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire
    Ronnie & Tim welcome you back to their Toy Fairs. The shows are all things Toy related from Die Cast, Tin Plate, Teddies & Dolls, Trains, Sci-Fi , PC Games and a whole lot more. Dee's cafe will provide All Day Breakfast's, Rolls, Home Made Cakes plus Hot & Cold Drinks. Why not take advantage of our great special offer for 2020 Pay £10 for entry to 4 Shows
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

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