Welcome to Mortons’ Events Guide – a free-to-use service featuring heritage, steam and transport exhibitions from across the UK. With a magazine portfolio covering motorcycles, cars, steam, railways and more, our different titles have always been at the forefront of promoting hobbyist events. Now, with this new website, you can find everything in one place from autojumbles to open days and steam fairs to vehicle rallies. And it’s not just free to browse events, there’s no charge to submit one either!
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Sunday 4th February 2018 1.00pm – 5.00pm Admission Adults £3.00 accompanied children free (Plus small charge for train rides. No on site parking available so use the National Space Centre Car park). This will be our 28th year of this popular event – the biggest gathering of steam toys in Europe. 100’s of toy steam engines, boats and trains will be on display. See the museum’s collection of heritage vehicles on show. Leicester’s only narrow gauge railway will be giving rides. Enjoy a hot cuppa and a cake in the LMTA café, a perfect end to a perfect day.
Saturday April 14th will see approximately eight instruments of varying size and tonality, playing at the Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum. The AGM will also take place here on this day. Free Entry to FOPS Members (usual price is £7.00) so please remember to bring your membership card! Trolleybuses will be giving free rides throughout the day. Lots of interesting vehicles to see and old style village with café! The address is The Trolleybus Museum, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster, DN8 5SX. More information on this venue can be found on the museums website – http://www.sandtoft.org/ On the following Sunday, there will be a large scale organ festival, with over 20 instruments playing around Reid’s yard and workshops near Thorne. Various instruments from around the UK and Europe will be in attendance including some rarely seen historic fairground organs! The address is Willow Garth, Thorne Road, Hatfield, Doncaster, DN7 6EN. For more information on this venue, or on the event in general, please contact James Reid – 01405 947655 / 07752 288703 / email@example.com / http://www.organbooks.co.uk There is also a Facebook page for the event.
Statfold Barn Railway – Giant Miniature Weekend – May 12th/13th 2018 The award winning Statfold Barn Railway proudly presents its “Giant Miniature Weekend”, featuring 100 or more miniature traction engines and steam lorries in steam! Joining us from across the country will be a wide variety of steam engines in 1.5″ – 9″ scale as well as many related displays. The impressive narrow gauge railway will have at least 5 of its immaculate engines in steam and hauling passenger trains and there will also be the opportunity to leave the train at Oak Tree Halt and visit the wonderful “Roundhouse Museum”. Statfold is a usually private steam railway and this is the only event in the year where the whole family can come along and enjoy this lovely venue. This event has grown to become one of the largest gatherings of miniature road steam in the country and we are proud to play host to such a wide variety of engines and exhibits! As well as the narrow gauge steam trains and many, many miniature steamers there will be some full size traction engines, a miniature working area, children’s activities such as a bouncy castle, colour in’s and much more. […]