Yorkshire’s biggest toy fair comes to town

Tin plate model toys at a toy collectors fair being held at Doncaster Racecourse.
Tin plate model toys at a toy collectors fair being held at Doncaster Racecourse.

The biggest toy fair in Yorkshire is taking place on Saturday

The event at Doncaster Racecourse will feature toys and models from the 1920s right through to the present day, including a rare Lady Penelope fluorescent pink car worth £1,000.

Altogether there will be nearly a quarter of a million items on about 360 stalls, including tinplate toys and lead soldiers from the 1920s, models from favourites Corgi and Hornby, dolls and teddy bears right through to the latest new releases.

Traders come from as far afield as France, Germany, Scotland and Exeter.

Toys and models start at just 50p.

The toy fair at Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday runs from 10.30am to 3.30pm. Admission is £3.50 per adult, £2.50 for concessions, children (under-16) £1 and under-5s free.