What was at the Cape Model and Toy Spring Fair?

Toys! Toys! Tyres, miniature buildings, place-able forests, dolls and toys!

What else could one expect to see of a toy fair if not toys themselves? The annual Spring fair marks the end of the first month of Spring, but that doesn’t necessarily mean an end to all things. For some it was the beginning of opening a new collection whilst for others it was simply adding more trophies to the growing desire to relive reminiscent memories.

On 28 September 2019, a member of T&M Global Events personally attended the event, with visual footage in the form of a vlog, which can be found right here:

Unfortunately the video itself is a little fast, but with cars and the traditional Tokyo Drift theme song, albeit remixed, goes with the theme, don’t you agree? Even if the general theme of the fair was toys, cars were the main attraction.

Even with no normal-scaled exotic cars on the market, miniature versions, ranging from scale to scale were on full display for viewing and purchasing purposes.

With something that was available for both young and old, the event combined similar interests, showcasing the long-age traditional thoughts of “that no one is ever too old to play”, after all, as infants to grandparents, all you really want to have is fun, right? And what better way to do that then with a brand new toy, even if it was revived from the 50s.

Cape Model and Toy Club Spring Fair

28 September 2019

Venue: Edgemead Town Hall, 83 Edgemead Drive, Edgemead, Cape Town
Country Area: Africa; South Africa; Western Cape
Time: 9 AM to 2 PM
Price: Under 16 Free | Adults R5

The Cape Model and Toy Club hosts their annual Spring toy fair. This is an event that both young and old can attend to see memorabilia from both the past and present.

For the older generation there is a collection of toys, figurines and collectibles from childhood shows and interests whilst for the younger generation, there is the chance to see what their parents or grandparents played with for fun, as well as new toys from their own time period.

The event is famous for its car models and sales, with rare editions that can’t be found in store anymore. Whether you’re a motor vehicle enthusiast or just a toy collector, this event is an eye-opener for all generations.

Interesting Facts:
The event is a non-profit organisation host that takes the proceeds from the entrance fees and donates it to charity.

Contact Details:
Telephone: 082 450 9159 | 082 775 5003
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