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Imagine the excitement of a Steam Train journey to Santaland! Our magical Santa Special services run on various dates and times in the weeks before Christmas, details of which are below. They depart from Sheringham station and take passengers through some of Norfolk’s most beautiful winter scenery whilst the adults are served sherry and mince pies, children receive a chocolate and a soft drink. Santa is waiting by his open fire at Weybourne Station (specially transformed into Santaland!), ready to give all children a warm welcome, both young and old. Each infant (under 1 year) and child (1 year to 14 years) will receive an appropriate present for their age. After a period of time looking around the station, passengers reboard the train for their journey back to Sheringham. With professional entertainers, quality presents and of course a ride behind a steam train, Christmas turns into a wonderful experience on the North Norfolk Railway’s unique Santa Specials. Explore Christmas Craft Fair for those extra special Christmas gifts. Located behind the station buildings. Please note it is not possible to take card payments in the craft fair so cash or cheque only, please! Please note that Santa Special trains travel between […]

This Summer Holiday explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history… Tanks in Action Displays – Every Weekday See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Monday 24 July. Realistic life like explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this action–packed demonstration of Tanks in Action. Vehicle Rides – Every Day Experience for yourself the thrill of riding in an M548 tracked vehicle. This working example of military hardware seats 16 at a time – so the whole family can jump on together. Available every day, 11.30am – 4.30pm, during the holidays, a £3.50pp charge applies. Tonnes of Fun for Families! Take part in a range of family activities. Kids can also let off steam in our outdoor play area and in our new inside soft play area, adjacent to our Café. Plus free family trails to keep them absorbed with teasers and puzzles!

Join the Coldharbour Steam team when they fire the Lancashire Boiler and bring to life their steam collection to life. in steam will be the Pollitt and Wigzell mill engine, a Brotherhood Beam Engine as well as an original waterwheel. The heritage heritage looms and spinning machines will also be running in this beautifully preserved Working Wool Museum. Visit our website for more information and pricing information  www.coldharbourmill.org.uk Coldharbour Mill Uffculme Cullompton Devon EX15 3EE

THE CHERTSEY SHOW. . .  a great day out…. The only remaining traditional Agricultural Show within the M25!! The Chertsey Show is a fantastic trip out for the whole family with arena events all day, a whole range of different farm and domestic animals, horticultural and floral tents, traditional crafts and many stalls to browse. And that’s not all! Attached to the main show is the Chertsey Horse Show and companion Dog Show, both with their own rings holding competitions and displays all day. Why not join in? Don’t just come and watch. The show is open to amateur and professional alike. There are over 200 different classes of competition judged over the two days of the show: everything from home-made wine to home grown potatoes, artwork and photographs to household pets and pot plants. Just take the time to browse through the various ‘sections’ on this website and you’ll be bound to find something for you to enter. And children go free!! The purpose of the Chertsey Agricultural Association is to raise awareness of farming and growing. The show is great fun with lots of animals to look at and rides to enjoy. At the same time it is […]

Since the 1960s the Astle Park Traction Engine Rally has been one of the leading outdoor shows in South Cheshire. Set in magnificent parkland and centrally located this iconic event attracts a large annual following. The spectacular Saturday night firework display is one of the highlights over the weekend. Performing in the main arena will be the Stannage International Stunt Show. This will feature the Flaming High Fall Show, Exploding Coffin, Motorbike Stunts, Car Jumps and Trick Riding to name a few. The event will also feature the Crazy Bears live on stage. These six bears will entertain the crowds at various times over the two days. The event will consist of 50 x Steam Engines, Fairground Organs, Wall of Death, Classic Cars & Commercials, Vintage Tractors, Classic Motorcycles, Stationary Engines, Trade Stands, Autojumble, Craft & Food Marquee, Fairground, Arena Attractions, Public Camping, Catering & Licensed Bar.

Planning has now reached an advanced stage for this year’s Steam and Vintage Rally to be held at the Showground on 13th & 14th August. In addition to all the regular attractions and exhibits ranging from the majestic steam Showmans’ engines to vintage bicycles there will be some unusual and very interesting items making their debut at Driffield. Among these for the first time ever in the UK and, probably for the first time anywhere since they were built in the USA in the 1920s, there will be two working Doble steam cars appearing together. Only 15 of the 45 cars built still survive worldwide and these rare cars,  described as the ‘Rolls Royce’ of steam cars,  were the most advanced steam car ever made. The two cars are model D2 of 1921, the oldest Doble still in existence, and E22 of 1925. This latter car was new to the multi-millionaire aviator and film producer Howard Hughes  and is reputed to have been timed at 133m.p.h by the Texas police. Another exhibit making its first public appearance will be a Rolls Royce ‘Griffon’ aero engine from a 1940s ‘Shackleton’ bomber. This working 37 litre, V12, engine will be demonstrated regularly […]

The Bridgwater Classic & Vintage Show is Non Profit making with funds above the cost of running the show going to our chosen charities.

The Downs, B4509, Wickwar, (M5 J14), South Glos, (Nr Bristol) Approx. GL12 8LF Vintage and Classic Cars, Miniatures, Commercials and Military Vehicles, Motorbikes & Cycles, Stationary Engines, Awning Displays, Arena Events and much more. With Kondini – Fire and Stunt Act Fun Dog Show – Organised by Birch Hill Dog Rescue – 07747 530622 Also Trade Stalls, Refreshments & Bar.

A working event which demonstrates harvesting with Ferguson Heritage tractors and various vintage combines & implements. There will also be a steam driven threshing drum and other demonstrations. Many interesting tractors and machines, to see as well as trailer rides, hot and cold food and drinks, ice cream van etc. A good day out for the whole family. Harvesting dependent on appropriate weather conditions. All profits to Macmillan Cancer Support. Venue – Nr Fourjays Farm, Shelly Lane, Ower, Nr Romsey, Hants, SO51 6AS, by kind permission of the Parsons family. Further information from Dave Piper 07775 611616, davemecanic@aol.com or Debbie Goddard 07812 634901. Run by Friends of Ferguson Heritage (Hampshire).

Knebworth Steam Crafts & Country Life Fair Event 12/13 August 2017 Saturday 12  & Sunday 13 August 2017 Knebworth Steam Crafts & Country Life Fair 10am – 5pm Free Parking Now in its 7th year, this family Country Fair has something for everyone. All day entertainment will include steam engines – both full size and scale, Jez Avery’s Stunt Bikes and Buggies, the ‘FANY’s’ Historical Re-enactment on Horseback Display Team, birds of prey flying displays, terrier racing, children’s entertainer Super Mario, the goat show including bottle feeding lambs and kids, children’s petting pens, historical re-enactment and much much more. Plus demonstrations of rural skills for you to enjoy. Arts, crafts food drink and gifts marquees as well as outside trade stands. Of course you also have access to the Dinosaur Trail, the Children’s Play Area and Fort and Knebworth’s own beautiful grounds as part of your entry ticket Fully catered & with a licensed bar And on Sunday at this event we are proud to host The Companion Dog Show (Companion Dog Show Schedule) so bring along a canine friend and have a go (all proceeds from entries go to Marie Curie care) Individual Tickets available on the gate: £9.50, Family: […]