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Our very popular end of season rally – steam engines, cars, stationary engines, demonstrations, displays, and miniature railway rides (free to children). Find out about the story of drinking water in our new Discovery Zone. Enjoy an informative stroll around our Waterworks with everything fully open, restored machinery in operation and our volunteers on hand to explain how it all used to work. If you wish, join a free Guided Tour to find out all about the Waterworks. Children can follow their own trail looking for clues to the story of the site. Can you find ‘Twyford Toad’? Learn about the progress we are making to restore our boilers and steam pumping engine! Discover the lime kilns up above the main works, where you can also watch the industrial narrow gauge railway at work. Follow our nature trail around the three acre site and see what you can spot! Relax in our renowned Tea Room, offering a wide range of hot & cold drinks, sandwiches, toasties, snacks, cakes & ice creams, all at a reasonable price. Please feel free to make use of the picnic tables around the site too. http://www.twyfordwaterworks.co.uk/

A great weekend to experience the wonderful sounds of mechanical organs from large fairground organs to small hand organs. Milton Keynes Museum will be transporting visitors to the days of fairground fun with the return of its popular Organ Festival this October. Organs were the soundtrack of the fairground, and the music making machines are still a thrill for those who remember the charming machines from their youth. Visitors will be able to hear the historic organs playing just as they used to while youngsters would have soaked up all the fun of the fair with its toffee apples, hoopla and thrilling rides. And the Organ Festival is a fine opportunity to show visiting youngsters the magic to be found – and heard –  with the mechanical players. Many of the exhibitors are travelling to take part in the sound-sational weekend, which is being hosted  7th & 8th October, 11am – 4.30pm From petite music boxes to fairground centre-of-attractions, the museum will be dancing to a decidedly different tune! Some of the organs have been purpose built to continue the tradition, and their creators will be on hand to explain their handiwork. The musical theme continues over in the museum […]

Come and join us at New Forest Cider, Burley for our annual Craft Cider making Weekend Saturday 14th October 11.00am – 4.30pm & Sunday 15th October 11.00am – 4.30pm. Learn how cider has been made for centuries along with more up to date methods. We also have plenty of rural crafts being demonstrated over the weekend, from blacksmith to hurdle maker to homemade fudge, there is something for everyone. Music will once gain be provided by the always entertaining Skimmity Hitchers, singing their own brand of scrumpy songs!  

14th October 2017  from 4pm onwards Annual Evening Charity End of Steam Up at New Leathern Bottle Public House, Jealotts Hill, between Maidenhead & Bracknell Berkshire. Full size Steam Traction Engines and Miniature Steam Engines, vintage commercial vehicles, tractors and motorcycles. Beer and Cider Festival, Barbeque, charity stalls. Free admission and car parking. We can be contacted at info@bshmc.co.uk

Rundles & Eptons Steam Up New Bolingbroke, Boston, Lincs, PE22 7LN Sunday 15th October 2017 10:00 – 16:00 Admission £3.00 Engines, Organs, Commercial Cars, Oil Engines & Models alan@rundles.co.uk 01205480431