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May 2020

  • Sat 2nd - Fleetwood Toy & Model -  Blackpool Toyfair
    Norbreck Castle Hotel, Queens Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire
    The West Coast's premier toyfair, crammed full of model railways, diecast, sci fi and more. Trams an buses stop right outside the hotel.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly

  • Sat 2nd - Chris Dyer Fairs -  Brecon Toy & Train Sale
    Brecon Market Hall, Town Centre, Brecon, Powys
    Our highly popular Mid-Wales show in this wonderful and historic venue. Supported by top traders from all over the UK operating on up to 90 tables and with a great in-house cafe provided by B&R Caterers. Located centrally in this fine old market town with plenty of nearby parking. ** WE NOW OPERATE THREE SHOWS EACH YEAR AT THIS VENUE.

  • Sun 10th - Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts -  Fair
    Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury, 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.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 10th - 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 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
    T:40 +
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 12th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    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

  • Sat 16th - Northern Toy Fairs -  Gateshead Stadium, Toy, Train & Sci Fi Collectors Fair
    Gateshead International Stadium, Neilson Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
    Largest toy collectors fair in North East England, over 200 tables of trains, diecast, Sci Fi, Soldiers, slot cars etc. Easily reached, Gateshead Metro only 10 minute walk, bus from Gateshead Metro and bus interchange 93 and 94, stops outside the stadium.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 17th - Transtar Promotions -  Walsall Wood Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    Oak Park Active Living Centre, Coppice Road, Walsall Wood, West Midlands
    Well established event with over 80 tables selling Toy Cars, Commercials, Buses and Trains old and new plus lots of other collectibles. Bring along your unwanted toys to sell. A popular event for collectors and now in its 29th year. Stall rents held at 2018 rates.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Tue 19th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    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

  • 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
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 30th - Steven Clements Fairs -  Gloucester ~ Cheltenham Toy and Train Collectors Fair
    Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Welcome to the friendly Gloucester Saturday toyfair. Free 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 .New super Cafe now open in the building. Entry from 10.00am just £1 (Trader Tables priced at just £20 each)
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 31st - Model Car Mart -  Ashington Vintage Model Toy & Train Collectors Fair
    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

  • Sun 31st - Northern Toy Fairs -  Chester Le Street Toy, Train & Sci Fi Collectors Fair
    Lord Lawson Academy, Birtley Lane, Chester Le Street, Durham
    Well established fair in County Durham, off A1 Junction 63, follow A167 Birtley, on bus route 21 and 81, venue is opposite Komatsu factory. Excellent choice of trains, diecast, Sci Fi and soldiers
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    Free Parking Refreshments

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