Regular event – Rugby Toy Fair

A very enjoyable evening Toy Fair.

80 Stalls of Collectable Toys, Trains and Models. The long established Rugby evening toy fair is a great place to pick up collectable toys and models amongst a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

Several of the dealers at the show have been attending the Rugby toy fair for many years.

Tony Evans is one such regular at Rugby. Tony sells diecast model cars, lorries, buses and aeroplanes in a wide variety of scales. Corgi, Lledo, EFE, Ertyl and Solido are just some of the makes Tony stocks and a wide range of collectables can always be found on his table.

Keith Hadley of Keith’s Trains is another regular trader at Rugby. Specialising in new and second hand 00 gauge model railways by Hornby, Lima, Bachmann, Heljan and Ratio.

There are many stalls selling model railways at Rugby. Collectors can pick up new and second hand locomotives, rolling stock and accessories. Model railway dealers at the fair include Model World and Tim’s Trains.

Besides model railways, there is always a large selection of diecast models at the fair from manufacturers such as Dinky, Corgi, Tekno, Norev and Spot On.

Lead soldiers, games, jigsaws, action figures, slot cars, farm toys, sci-fi, film and TV related toys and Meccano often feature in an evening fair that usually proves to be a very enjoyable night out.

As well as for the evening swapmeet, many collectors will know the Benn Hall for the Vectis Auctions toy and train auctions held there, as well as for the Rugby Vintage Toy and Train Fair.

There are refreshments and a licensed bar open throughout the evening.

Unloading for traders is very straightforward, with doors at the front and rear of the building.

Rugby Railway Station is on the main line from from London Euston and is only a short walk from The Benn Hall.

Parking is FREE for all visitors after 7pm.

Admission Prices
Adults £1.50
Senior Citizens £1.20
Children 50p (under 5s free)


Tuesday 20th September 2016
Tuesday 6th December 2016

The Fair is open from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Traders set up from 4:00 pm

The Benn Hall
Newbold Road
CV21 2LN



Regular event – Stratford Town Ghost Walk

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Award winning magical ghost walk around ‘haunted’ Stratford with Vincent, The Man in Black, Blake Barrington, Herbert Mortimer or ‘witch’ Jocasta – professional magicians and members of Equity, or entertainers. Hear tales of Ghosts, Witches, Murder and misery, with a little magic or spells. Hear about the witch who lived in a slum, the haunted tearoom and the ghost at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Mon, Thur, Frid & Sat at 7.30pm. Adults £6, Children £4. Must be booked in advance by telephone – 07855 760377. Great discounts available with your ticket at selected shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions. Groups by arrangement and Halloween special on 31 October.

Tel: 07855 760377


Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays

7:30 pm

Around Stratford-upon-Avon



Regular event – Stratford Town Walk


Join the award winning entertaining guided walking tour – 365 days a year! Discover Stratford and its fascinating relationship with William Shakespeare. See the Shakespeare Houses, Royal Shakespeare Theatres, River Avon, 15th century timber-framed buildings, Shakespeare’s School and visit Holy Trinity Church to see Shakespeare’s grave.

Hear interesting stories of fire, flood, plague, old fashioned sayings, medieval cures and history, wrapped up with a little Shakespeare.

No need to book, meet on Waterside by the fountain, opposite Sheep Street.

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat & Sun at 11am
Sat & Sun at 2pm
Christmas Day at 10.30am.

Groups by prior arrangement. More info at (check for updates)

Adults £6, Students & over 65’s £5, Children £3. Under 8’s FREE!
Wheelchair friendly. Groups by arrangement.

Great discounts available with your ticket at selected shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions. For example a river cruise with Bancroft Cruisers, Butterfly Farm, MAD museum and 2 FOR 1 Shakespeare House tickets.


Every day, even Christmas Day

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am
Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm
Christmas Day at 10:30 am

Meet on Waterside by the fountain, opposite Sheep Street