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With the engines and the Waterworks Railway in steam, as well as a chance to sample great beer from this famous local brewery, it’s a perfect Father’s Day treat for all Dads. Birdies café will be serving delicious home cooked pies, a perfect match with a bottle of ale! Event is free with standard museum admission prices. Buy tickets online at www.waterandsteam.org.uk

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 […]

Museum open and all exhibits operating in-steam. One of 20 in-steam days in the 2017 visitor season (1 April to 31 October):  April 9, 16, 17 and 30 / May 1, 14, 28 and 29 / June 11 and 25 / July 9 and 30 / August 13, 27 and 28 / September 9, 10 and 24 / October 8 and 29.

The friendly rally where your presence is valued & your support is warmly appreciated. Dancing JCB diggers (Sun/Mon), Dog display team (Sat), lots more to be announced plus Steam, showmen’s, vintage, commercials, cars, trade, auto jumble, crafts, arena attractions, 3 days of tractor pulling, auction, exhibits, & lots more…..join our family friendly event, only £5 entry, children free. All enquiries: ruthlancaster5@aol.com 07717 457 715

Launceston Steam & Vintage Engine Rally is traditionally held every year over the Spring Bank Holiday. It is now very much a fun day with numerous attractions for the whole family. In 2009, the rally moved to the new site at Trebant Farm, Altarnun, 8 miles to the west of Launceston (signposted just off the A30). This represented quite a challenge for the organising committee after 26 years of holding the rally at Launceston RFC. The show at the new site proved to be a great success, and all expectations are that the shows from here will be even better. As well as the rally itself we hold other fundraising events during the year to help boost our funds. Visit the main website here or go to our facebook page for more details. Browse our web-site for more information about the Rally. If you have any questions or would like to speak with someone regarding attendance or a trade enquiry, then please e-mail or call one of the organisers (details in the Contacts page). The Rally is organised by a dedicated committee of volunteers. In recent years, an increasing percentage of the profits have been donated to local charities. From […]

Come and visit us at the West Country’s longest ground level 5th gauge railway and ride behind our scale diesel and steam locomotives through the grounds of Avon Valley Country Park. Now open all year. (Closed Monday during school term) Now open: The only gravitational humpyard on any miniature railway.

The 2017 Strumpshaw Steam Rally will take place on Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th and Monday 29th May 2017 at Strumpshaw Hall. Admission is £10 with children under 16 free.

Ashley Hall plays host for the 3rd year running to another of our extremely successful steam spectaculars! This ideal venue, near Altrincham, provides all you need for a weekend packed with family entertainment with easy road access from the M56 and M6 motorways. Performing in the main arena will be the On the Edge Stunt Show, an amazing motorcycle trials stunt display team. Team members have multiple British, European and World Championship titles between them. They are the only team doing backflips on a trials bike. 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. There will be a full programme of top steam fair attractions, including 30 x 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, a Craft and Fine Food Marquee, both Old Time and Modern Funfairs, Non-stop Arena Entertainment, Public Camping, Catering Outlets & Licensed Bar.

A fantastic selection of Steam Traction engines and Rollers, both full size and miniatures.   11 full size engines and 11 miniature steam attended.   A Childrens’ zoo featuring various animals.   Classic Motorcycles. Cross Manufacturing displayed fascinating motorcycles and exhibits from their museum (see below). Military Vehicles and re-enactors in WW2 period uniforms – see Tommy Und Jerry and Wiltshire Home Guard Vintage Cars Vintage Tractors Vintage Commercial Vehicles. Displays of working agricultural machinery. Miscellaneous interesting displays of rare collections. Stationary engines – the old powerhouses of the farm. Craft displays including Treadle Lathes, Pole Lathes & Saw Benches. Catering by Hannah and her team from 5 Star Mobile Bar Southwest who also provided an excellent Beer and refreshment tent. Bouncy Castle and Quad Bikes by Miniquadmania, Childs Swing Boats and other fairground attractions. Archery by Midland Adventure. Fairground Organs provided atmospheric music. Model Aircraft displays. A 1940s style tea tent provided comfortable atmospheric catering. Excellent evening entertainment in the Beer tent.   This year we hosted Raizing Steam and the Cleyhill Stompers. A Wild West re-enactment. Owls and Parrots. A good selection of Trade stalls

Home to the World’s Largest Collection of Preserved Trolleybuses Please see the website for details of each date Located between Doncaster and Scunthorpe, The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft houses the world’s largest collection of historic trolleybuses, together with a number of other vehicles including period motor buses. The Museum offers a fascinating day out for all the family. We are open to the public on specific event days, generally between Easter and November, when visitors can ride on a selection of our trolleybus under the specially-erected overhead. We also operate a free conducted tour in one of a number of our vintage motor buses. Many of our trolleybuses and buses are on display and a Sandtoft Lineupconducted tour of these is normally available. There are a number of other attractions including our 5-rated cafe, children’s play area, 1950s / 1960s shop displays, presentations in our cinema, a 1950s Prefab home and a cycle and lawnmower shop display. The theme of our special exhibition in the Pelham Building is “Trolleybuses during the First World War.” Many event days also feature themes and additional visiting attractions. Parking Ample free parking for visitors’ cars and coaches is available. Disabled Access Disabled parking spaces […]

Enjoy the perfect River Thames experience this May bank holiday weekend aboard the carbon neutral 1883 steam launch ‘Alaska’. Trips run on the hour starting at 11am and with the last trip departing at 5pm, giving you a 50 minute adventure aboard this beautiful vessel for an amazing price of just £12 per adult and £8 per child/OAP (children 3-16 years, under 3 years of age travel for free). Relax and take in the picturesque sights on this peaceful round trip from Bourne End Marina and maybe take advantage of the onboard cash bar where alcoholic beverages, hot and cold drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Booking is not required but is advisable due to high demand. For any more information, please do not hesitate to contact us on 07774 925323 or e-mail info@thames-steamers.co.uk. Event ticket website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/late-may-bank-holiday-vintage-steamer-cruises-tickets-32973938939?aff=evvnt Thames Steamers Limited website: http://www.thames-steamers.co.uk/

Held over the Spring bank holiday, 27th & 28th May 2017 at Newark Showground There is a road run held on the Saturday 27th May leaving approximately 1:30pm. All commercials are welcome and no age limit applies. AECs will be inabundance and Bedford, ERF and Scammell Clubs will be in attendance along with representative vehicles. There is also transport related trade stalls under cover. For more information please contact: 07896085271 (7pm-9:30pm) www.aecsociety.com or contact the Company Secretary: Marty Kilby tel – 01763 289191 email: secretary@aecsociety.com