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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!

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway 2017 Events for Timetable Please check website for up-to-date open times before the event. Easter Monday 17th April – Easter Eggspress. An eggciting combination of steam trains, the Easter Bunny and a host of activities bringing Easter fun for all the family. Make your own Easter bonnet and wear it on your visit. Normal ticket prices apply. Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April – Wartime in the Cotswolds. Take a trip back in time and enjoy the railway’s nostalgic and light-hearted look at life in the Cotswolds in the 1940s. Please note that entry to the site will be by ticket only. There is no free entry. Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May – Cotswold Bricks & Trains Weekend ‘Helping to Build Children’s Imaginations.’ Weekend. Organised in conjunction with the Southern Lego® Train Club. There is a Small Admission charge. Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May – Spring Steam and Real Ale Weekend at Winchcombe and Toddington. Raise a glass to real ale brewers from all over the country. Normal ticket prices for those wishing to travel, but for those planning just to sample the ales, there will be a small admission charge. Saturday 27th to Bank Holiday Monday […]

Belvoir Castle Nr Grantham Lincs  NG32 1PE   28th 29th 30th  JULY 2017 THIS SHOW is planned to entertain the whole family Midland Rally & Events Club is planning the above event for the year of 2017 within the Belvoir Castle Estate on the Lakeside With the support of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland and Belvoir Castle staff and local community groups We are planning to DREDGE THE LAKE by STEAM PLOUGHING ENGINES as a Public Demonstration and Display something we feel has never been seen for many years. Vintage as Classic Tractors will be demonstrating there skills of ploughing We are planning the event to have Steam & Vintage Vehicles/ Displays/ Working Exhibits and a Large Vintage & Classic Car Show. The event will include a Dog Show with various categories. To enter your dog a fee will be £1.00 and the proceeds will go to a local Charity. There will be family fun fair & Fair Organs and a living History Displays We will be demonstrating various working exhibits Stone Crushing  / Road Making / Threshing Demonstrations There will be Arena attractions and Vehicle Parades and other Special attraction There will be Stage of family Entertainment for Children and adults […]

Come along and see Joseph the Shire horse pull our Sheffield 15 horse tram running between 11 am – 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm. Modest additional charge to ride on this tram. Other vintage electric trams will also be in operation at no additional charge.

The venue, for Whitby Traction Engine Rally, is located next to Whitby Abbey, approximately 5 minutes walk from the centre of the popular tourist town of Whitby. Performing in the main arena will be the Adrenaline Tour featuring Jason Smyth. The display consists of motorcycle and quad street style stunts. It also features quad freestyle jumps over 70ft whilst catching items held 30ft in the air. Also performing in the main arena will be the popular Ridgeside Falconry and the Ridgeside Lurcher Racing Team. The event will also feature the Crazy Bears live on stage.  These six bears will entertain the crowds at various times over the three days. The Spectacular Saturday Night Firework display will be one of the highlights over the weekend. A full programme of top steam fair attractions including: Tractor Pulling, Steam Engines, Classic Cars, Vintage Tractors, Classic Motorcycles, Fairground Organs, Miniature Steam Engines, Stationary Engines and Vintage Commercials. The event will also include: Trade Stands, Autojumble, Craft and Fine Food Marquee, Old Time and Modern Funfair, Non-stop Arena Entertainment, Public Camping, Catering & Licensed Bar.

A WONDERFUL WAY TO SPEND A DAY! Mighty steam engines and detailed ‘miniatures’. Farming heritage & working displays, vintage tractors, Land Rovers, and stationary engines. Hundreds of beautifully turned out classic cars and motorbikes. Vintage buses, lorries and emergency vehicles. Railway exhibits including a pump trolley and steam train rides around the rally site. Something for all the family including children’s entertainments; heavy horses; crafts and market stalls; arena parades and a refreshment tent selling local ales & ciders. Admission: Adults £12, seniors £10, children under 17 free Advance tickets – both days for the price of one – go to www.steamrally.org.uk  

Shirley’s 1857 potters’ mill in steam driven by the 1820s beam engine with steam generated with a 1903 Cornish boiler. Craft activities and displays. Artist blacksmith and other activities.  Attractive canal side location in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent

‍The Irish Steam Preservation Society host their Annual Steam Rally on the August Bank Holiday weekend. This weekend is packed with entertainment for adults and children. Prizes given over the weekend for Best in category.

Admission to museum free ( Small charge for train rides. No on site parking available use the National Space Centre Car park. ). Get dressed up and ready to make “Steam Punk” accessories and take a selfie among the steam engines.

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.