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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!

The greatest celebration of military history and vintage lifestyle in the world. MILITARY PERSONNEL DISCOUNT £10 General Show Info Show opens 10.00am on all 5 days of the show. Car Parks open at 09.00am. Car Parking is FREE One Day Admission tickets are not day dependent, you can use your one day ticket on any one day. Dog’s are allowed at the show but limited to 1 dog per person with all normal courtesies applied For disabled parking, there are no disabled permits, just display your blue badge in the window Veterans and Armed Forces Offer – All bone-fide serving personnel and veterans will qualify for an on-the-day entry price of just £10 per qualifying person – no forms to fill-in! Just turn up on the day! Additionally, each qualifying person may purchase up to two additional tickets at the special £10 rate for accompanying adult family members or carers (additional adults above these two will pay the regular advertised gate prices) And it doesn’t end there! As from this year all under sixteens will receive FREE entry! Cadet Forces units take note! Serving armed forces personnel can benefit from this special rate on production of Military ID. Veterans must […]

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 […]

  Blaenavon Heritage Railway is set in the heart of a World Heritage Site on the edge of the Brecon Beacons and has approximately 3½ miles of track. You can travel from our main station at Furnace Sidings to the Big Pit National Mining Museum for an underground tour*. Our second journey takes you to Coed Avon and Blaenavon (High Level) where you can alight to explore the Heritage Town and Ironworks. Our standard rover ticket allows you to ride all day; we also offer single journey tickets if required. We are offering our Website browsers almost 20% off family tickets over the weekends 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th June, when you quote the name of our beautiful big red locomotive ‘Mech Navvies’. Please note:- *Big Pit is operated by the National Museum of Wales.  Please see their website for details of opening times and tour availability. Timetable ‘A’ Timetable ‘A’ – All Stations Furnace Sidings (d) 11:00 12:30 14:15 15:45 Whistle Inn (a) 11:04 12:34 14:19 15:49 Whistle Inn (d) 11:07 12:37 14:22 15:52 Furnace Sidings (p) – – – – Big Pit (a) 11:14 12:44 14:29 15:59 Big Pit (d) 11:18 12:48 14:33 16:03 Furnace Sidings (a) 11;22 […]

This is our main event of the year for cars, motor cycles and small commercial vehicles, set in the elegant surroundings of Lincoln Castle in the heart of Lincoln’s historic Cathedral Quarter. Up to 200 vehicles attend this annual and prestigious event. Normal Castle admission charges apply for visitors. Vehicle entries (entry fee applies) must be pre-booked – please see our website or contact us.

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.

Set in the heart of Norfolk this will be our 8th Annual Steam Rally. We have up to 15 full size traction engines plus tractors, commercials, stationary engines, classic & vintage cars, scale models, working demonstrations, trade stalls and this year a Model Railway. Each year a Beer Festival runs alongside our Rally. Our on-site sidings bar and station house provide hot and cold food/drinks.Admission prices are Adult £6.50, Child £2.50, Family £16.00 (Tickets can be brought at a reduced rate on the website if booked in advance) Admission price includes free train rides on our heritage railway. You can also follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/whitwellandreephamrailwaysteamrally/  

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  

Hebden Bridge will, be the place to be on the 5th and 6th August 2017 when the Rotary Club of Hebden Bridge hosts the iconic charity fund raising Hebden Bridge Vintage Weekend.

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.