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 […]
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 […]
Home to the World’s Largest Collection of Preserved Trolleybuses Welcome to the Trolleybus Museum’s new web site! We hope you will enjoy our new, more informative site. 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 […]
See the website for more information. At the Oxford Bus Museum we tell the story of bus and coach travel around Oxfordshire over the last 130 years. Our exhibits include a historic preserved horse-drawn tram, motor buses, coaches and a wide selection of artefacts. Inclduing bus stops, ticket machines, timetables, posters and staff uniforms. We also have and lots of fantastic photos illustrating our diverse public transport history. Since 2004 we’ve also been home to the Morris Motors Museum, which charts the story of how these classic British cars and commercial vehicles were produced at Cowley, in the city. Our impressive collection of vintage Morris vehicles represents those produced during William Morris’s life. The link between William Morris founder of Morris Motors (who later became Lord Nuffield) and buses in Oxford, can be traced to 1913 when he and a partner started the first motorbus service in the city. 2013 was a significant year for us. A double centenary celebration – 100 years of motorbuses in the city of Oxford and 100 years of car manufacture in Cowley. We also have a unique collection of 40 vintage bicycles, including a Penny Farthing. It wouldn’t be Oxford without bikes! A visit […]
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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.
Churston Nr Brixham. Devon, TQ5 0LJ. August 4th, 5th & 6th. 2017. Gates open 9.30 Steam and Vintage working, sawbenches, threshing sets, heavy haulage ring. Vintage and veteran cars, commercials, motorbikes, tractors. Trade stands, Models and crafts. Up to 50 Full size and miniature steam engines expected. Fair Organs. Entertainment marquee, Fairground. Public Camping. Entries and uptodate info. website: www.torbaysteamfair.co.uk. facebook and twitter. The Torbay Steam Fair has built up a reputation as one of the best shows in the South West. It is a fantastic day out for visitors of all ages and great value for money. When travelling from the North: follow the M5 to Exeter then take the A 38 for a short distance, then the A380 for Torbay and Brixham. At Paignton follow the A3022 for Brixham and finally the A379 for 1 mile and you will arrive at the Showground. Dogs Dogs are allowed on a lead as long as the dog waste bins are used. Disabled Disability scooters are available for hire at the Main pay gate. Also disabled toilets are provided. Admission Prices: Friday: Adults £8. Senior Citizens £7 Children over 5 £2. Saturday/ Sunday : Adults £9. […]
Welcome to Cromford Steam Rally The Cromford Steam Rally Society has been established since 1970, and is now one of the most highly rated shows in this part of the country. The rally is of interest and amusement for the whole family,whilst at the same time retaining the essence of the bugone spirit of our event. Our tractor section will give you a unique insight into life on the farm in days gone by. look at our rural crafts section and enjoy the demonstrations taking place over the weekend. We have traditional steamers, historical motor vehicles, stationary engines, a model maequee and miniature steam. Amble around the stalls, have a look at our old time fair rides, look through our sections of motorcycles, commercials vehicles, military displays and our wonderful old time organs. This annual steam rally involves a considerable amout of work throughout the year from both our council members and numerous volunteers. Although the cost of running the rally are enormous, there is usually a profit and this goes into a fund from which donations are made. Over the year’s thousands of pounds have been given to hospitals, churches, youth organisations, pensioners, voluntary services of many kinds, as well as specific funds […]
A friendly show that does not turn anybody away who turns up at the gate with an exhibit. Always held the 1st weekend in August. For more information please contact the event organiser: Keith Hudson. email@example.com 01536 396494 07825640472
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/