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Welcome to the Toy & Train Collectors Fairs at Walsall Wood

Many thanks to the traders and hundreds of collectors who visited our event at Oak Park Leisure Centre, Walsall Wood on Sunday 15th May 2016.


Another very successful event which brings to an end our 25 years of Toy and Train Collectors Fairs in the current Leisure Centre which is shortly to be demolished in the next few months.  However we are excited to be looking forward towards the future with the New Leisure Centre due to open July/August which is currently nearing completion and being built at the rear of the old centre.


Our next date is planned for SUNDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2016.


Please keep a lookout on our website and in the local press for further developments on progress with the new build and our plans for future Toy and Train Fairs at the new Leisure Centre in Walsall Wood from September 2016.


To see pictures from our Toy and Train Collectors Fair which took place on the 15th May please go the Toy Fair page and click on the link above.


Many thanks again - Geoff and Linda Price

For pictures and details of the Walsall Mayor's visit to see the Model Bus Collection please go to the Geoff and Linda Price Guinness World Record Model Bus Collection page link above and then to the News page


As of now please only use our contact details of Geoff and Linda Price - Transtar Promotions for our Toy & Train Collector Fairs at Oak Park Leisure Centre, Walsall Wood and enquiries regarding our Guinness World Record Model Bus Collection.




For report and pictures of our 25th Anniversary Event held on the 6th March please go to the Toy Fair Section by clicking on the link at the head of this page.



*  Geoff and Linda Price are no longer involved in the Transport Shows and for information purposes only our site does still contain photographs of previous years  Shows including 2015 which are accessible by clicking on the relevant links above.


But see below for the  2016 Transport Show details:


Our previous Transport events are now under the new ownership of Gemini Events from 2016 and all enquiries regarding them to be made direct - details below.


TRANSPORT SHOW DATES 2016                    which are under the banner of Gemini Events

PLEASE NOTE:  Past Exhibitors/Traders or any general enquiries regarding the former Transtar Promotions Classic Car & Transport Shows must be sent direct to the new organisers Gemini Events - details as below.


Details for contacting Gemini Events for the 2016 events are:  - Their office number is: 01527 831726


Personnel at Gemini are:  

      Stephen Smith, Sandra Smith and Amelia Barrett-Smith


Details/entry forms are already available from Gemini Events by visiting their website at:


Walsall Arboretum Extension - Sunday 17th July 2016 -

Beaumanor Hall - Sunday 31st July 2016 

Shugborough Hall - Sunday 7th August 2016 - 

Dudley - Himley Hall - Sunday 4th September 2016    

See the Express & Star Feature on Geoff and Linda by clicking on the link below




In the news
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                                                                                                                                                                                         The Secret Life of Surburbia followed Geoff and Linda ... in Walsall, and featured just some of his model buses. ... Send your pictures to Star Witness for a chance to win £100!
L-R Roy, Alan, Richard, Domonic,Nick, Andy, Richard L, Mitchell,Nicola - Front: Glenda, Geoff, Linda, Amanda - End of an Era - The final team picture at the end of our Himley Hall, Dudley Show






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Many thanks to all our traders/exhibitors and the public for the tremendous support we had at our event at Dudley Classic Car event on the 6th September 2015.  The weather was perfect resulting in a good day out for all.


"What a day to remember for us - Cakes, Cards, Gifts, Drinks, Flowers - A memory book full of lovely comments - The End of an Era"


A huge thank you for all the goodwill messages from the hundreds of individuals and clubs at our Dudley event.  Apologies to those of you we could not get to but a perfect end to 44 years of classic car shows for us.    We are unable to respond personally to all the hundreds of messages we have received but some of the comments will be on a special website page - The End of an Era (link on the side panel)


A particular thank you to all our staff past and present over the years including Amanda in the rally control, Nicola for her help with administration and work on the show days, the marshalls, family members who have supported us throughout the years along with the caterers, security, first aid  as well as the host venues for their assistance and co-operation for the smooth running of the events and all the public supporters over the years. 


Finally thanks to our two wonderful boys Nick and Richard who have seen the events grow from start to finish and had to put up with all the ups and downs of working with outdoor events all their life - getting up at 6am in the morning with long days whatever the weather.


We are handing over a strong legacy to Gemini Events and trust they will be able to continue to achieve for many years to come what we have started.  We leave the Classic Car event scene with some amazing memories and lots of friends and acquaintances gained over the past 40+ years.


All the best to everyone for the future.


Geoff and Linda Price



In order to contact us

Geoff and Linda Price
9 Newquay Road  

Park Hall


West Midlands


Tel: 01922 643385


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