The Subbuteo Collector’s Fair in Renishaw dates for 2020 confirmed

The UK’s biggest Subbuteo collector’s fair in Renishaw near Sheffield is back for 2020 with a confirmed date of Sunday 17 May.

The fair takes place twice a year and the first of 2020 will include the usual collection of buyers and sellers with up to 20 stalls featuring classic heavyweight, modern lightweight and Subbuteo merchandise all in one place.

Collectors from all over the world travel to Renishaw for the fair and it remains one of the biggest Subbuteo events in the UK.

The fair featured in a Guardian article last year and should prove to be popular again this time around.

It takes place at Renishaw and Spinkhill Community Hall in Renishaw. The event will start at 9.00am and will finish at 12.00 noon with food and drinks available for attendees.

SubbuteoWorld organises the fair and says: “We invite many of the UK’s top Subbuteo traders to the event and every year we get a great turnout from both traders and collectors alike. Whether you are buying or selling entry to the event is totally FREE.

“We promise you there will be plenty of Subbuteo items for sale, both new and secondhand. If you are a collector this will be a great opportunity to pick up some bargains and if you are selling this will be a great opportunity to make some extra cash. “

You can find out more on the Subbuteoworld website or contact organisers on 01274 589 422.

Where to stay

The fair is around 20 minutes drive from Sheffield train station and will cost around £15 in a taxi to reach it. Alternatively it is just off junction 30 of the M1.

Places to stay include:

The Ibis – A short walk from the venue and only £48 a night. Breakfast is £8.95 but there are plenty of rooms available. 

The Renishaw – A short walk from the venue itself and only £50 a night. 

The Dusty Miller – A pub with a B&B. It is around £50 a night and a short walk to the venue.

You can see hotels in Renishaw here.

Stephen Hurrell
Stephen Hurrell
Stephen is the founder and editor of The Hobby Online and The Hobby by Subbuteo.Online print magazine. He is a giant nerd and specialises in Subbuteo, retro football kits and consumer stories. A journalist and editor of 15 years, he has written about football for some of the UK's biggest publications.

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