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NEC Birmingham
Hall 18, National Exhibition Centre,
Birmingham, B40 1NT

 About the NEC Birmingham Toy Fair
Britain's BIGGEST Toy Fair

A rare Flintstone Dino toy found at a recent fair There is an amazing variety of collectables to be found amongst the stalls at the NEC Toy Collectors Fair.

Visitors to the show can expect to find tables full of diecast models by Corgi, Dinky, Spot On, Tekno, Lledo, EFE, Sunstar, Norev and Minichamps. Model railways in 0, 00 and N gauges by Hornby, Bachmann, ACE, Bassett-Lowke, Lima, Trix, Tri-ang, Mainline, Jouef and Fleischmann. Elsewhere at the show there are tables full of dolls, teddy bears, James Bond, Star Wars, Dr. Who and many other sci-fi, TV and film related collectables, Scalextric, tinplate toys, kits, Lego, Dragon Dolls, display cases, POP Figures, Disneyana, games and much, much more. You can find lots of stalls selling models of cars at the NEC

All the UK's leading specialist dealers
The fair sees exhibitors travelling from all over the UK. A small selection of the dealers who attend includes Aces High, Anglo Dutch Model Trucks,ATM Collectables, Collectors Toyshop of Cork, Dalesman Diecasts, DHMI, Digby's, DMB Models, Mercator Trading, Mersey Collectables, Midland Model Raceways, Modellers Loft, Peter's Antique Toys, P&S Model Trucks, RM Toys, Retro Collectables, Rhondda Diecast, Stretton Models, Swansea Model Centre, Tarrant's Toy Soldiers, Tiger Hobbies, TR Trading, The Toy Emporium and TV & Film Memorabilia.

Teddy Bear and Doll dealers at each NEC Toy Collectors Fair
Specialist exhibitors, collectors and bear artists from all over the UK are at each fair with a huge range of collectable dolls and teddy bears as well as their associated parts, kits, clothing and accessories. Apple Pie House, Be Joyful Bears, Cejais and The Toy Emporium are some of the doll and teddy specialists who regularly take stalls at the NEC Toy Collectors Fair. This Triang tinplate lorry was on offer at a recent NEC Toy Fair

FREE expert valuations of your toys and models
Specialist Toy and Train Auctioneers Vectis Auctions are at each NEC Toy Fair and are keen to hear about your old collectables. If you have any items you would like to know more about, or are thinking of selling, then bring them (or photos of them) along to the fair. Expert toy valuers from Vectis Auctions can value and assess them for you for free.

The NEC is the perfect venue for Britain's largest toy fair as it has huge car parks, excellent motorway connections and copes with large numbers of visitors to it's various events year after year. The fair takes place in Hall 18, a huge, well-lit exhibition space located within the modern atrium area of the NEC.

Each event features FREE parking for all Toy Fair visitors in the NEC car parks.

Parking and Unloading for exhibitors is very straightforward as Hall 18 has it's own dedicated exhibitor parking and unloading area.
Buy Star Wars collectables like these at the NEC
Refreshments serving snacks, hot meals and drinks as well as a licensed bar are open throughout the day in the Food Court area which is located within the same hall as the fair.

There are ATM cash machines located opposite the public entrance.

Nearby Hotels for visitors to the NEC -
Genting at Resort World
The stunning four star hotel located in the heart of Resorts World Birmingham. The newly opened £150 million resort development that incorporates 50 outlet retail stores, an 11 screen cinema complex, 18 bars and restaurants, International Casino, Luxurious Spa that residents can use whilst in house.
The hotel offers: 178 stylishly appointed bedrooms: 170 x Four Star Bedrooms and 8 x Five Star Bedrooms and Suites
The -Telephone number for the Genting Hotel is 0121 273 1000
From outside the UK dial 0044 121 273 1000
The hotel website can be found at

The Hilton Birmingham Metropole is only a one minute walk from the NEC. This 4 star rated hotel has excellent facilities including an on-site fitness centre and three restaurants. The Telephone number for the Hilton Birmingham Metropole is
0121 780 4242
From outside the UK dial 0044 121 780 4242
The hotel website can be found at

The Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC is located on the NEC site. A shuttle operates to and from Birmingham International Station, from where you can walk to the NEC or catch the free monorail to Birmingham International Airport. Rooms start from £34 including breakfast and VAT.
The Telephone number for the Holiday Inn Express NEC is 0121 782 3222
From outside the UK dial 0044 121 782 3222
The hotel website can be found from

The Novotel Birmingham Airport Hotel is just a five minute walk from the NEC. Quote "Potters Fair Rates" when booking for a special rate of £69 bed and breakfast for single, double or twin occupancy.The NEC Birmingham Toy Collectors Fair
The telephone number for The Novotel Birmingham Airport is 0121 782 41 11
From outside the UK dial 0044 121 782 41 11.
The hotel website can be found at

The Arden Hotel is a 216 room 3 star hotel with it's own leisure complex. The hotel is only 1/3 mile from the NEC.
The Telephone number for the Arden Hotel is 01675 443 221
From outside the UK dial 0044 1675 443 221
The hotels website can be found at

The Crowne Plaza Birmingham NEC is a 4 star rated property on the NEC site and is just 5 minutes walk around the Pendigo Lake to the main halls. It offers a free shuttle bus service to and from Birmingham International train station and airport and has ample complimentary on-site car parking. Rooms start at just £69 bed and breakfast including VAT.
The Telephone number for the Crowne Plaza Birmingham NEC is 0871 9429160
From outside the UK dial 0044 871 9429160
The hotel website can be found here

550 Stalls of Collectable Toys, Trains and Models

Friday 27th December 2019
Sunday 9th February 2020
Sunday 5th April 2020
Sunday 4th October 2020
Sunday 27th December 2020

 Admission Prices
Adults £8
Senior Citizens £7.50
Children £2 (under 5s free)

Early Entry from 8am £13

Parking is FREE for all visitors to the NEC Toy Collectors Fair

 Opening Times
The Fair is open from 10.30am - 3pm

Traders set up from 7am

 Stall Prices
£58 per 6ft. stall
Table(s) and two chairs are supplied.

A confirmation letter containing full details about the event will be sent to all exhibitors ten days before each fair.

Located at J6 of the M42 motorway. There is excellent motorway access from M1, M5, M6 and M40. At the NEC follow the signs for Toy Fair which will take you to the north side car parks.

Parking is completely FREE for all visitors (normally £16 per car for events at the NEC).

Visitors can arrive at the NEC by train: Regular trains run from Birmingham New Street to Birmingham International Railway Station which is located inside the NEC

Birmingham International Airport is situated next to the NEC complex.

Planning a coach trip to the NEC Toy Fair?
Contact us by phone or e-mail and we can make the arrangements with you
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