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Vintage Spirit magazine joins Steam Heritage stable

I am delighted to be able to write to you with the news that Vintage Spirit magazine has been acquired by Brian Gooding who will be familiar to many of…

Long Shop Museum’s annual ‘Final Fling’

The Long Shop Museum’s annual ‘Final Fling’ Autumn steam day will take place this year on Sunday, 27th October. As regular visitors will…

SS Freshspring - saving a unique survivor

While on the subject of restoration causes, I must mention the ss Freshspring which is the last of a batch of fresh water carriers built to service Royal…

Transport Trust visits in West Midlands

Had a good day out with Transport Trust members last Thursday at the newly-moved Aston Manor Road Transport Museum in Aldridge (near Walsall) and then…

Sandfields Pumping Station – help save it

Tucked away on the south edge of Lichfield is the former Sandfields Pumping Station, looking rather forlorn and neglected. A modern housing estate has…

2013 Guide has arrived!

The 2013 Guide is back from the printers.

Nearly there!

The 2013 Steam Heritage Guide is due to be published on 21st March.

Best selling edition for over six years

2012 Steam Heritage Guide outsells previous recent years.

Brindley Mill to close for remainder of 2012

Brindley Mill in Leek, Staffs, will be closed to the public from 16th July until 2013 due to building work nearby necessitating the diversion of the river…

Check before you travel!!

With the continuing wet weather that is affecting the British Isles, several events have been, or will be, cancelled due to poor ground conditions. We…

Robey engines to run on Sunday 20th May

From the Anson Museum in Poynton: Steam engine running day on Sunday 20th, we hope to have the pair of Robey engines in steam for 1st time too. The Robey…

Witney Model Show - correct location

The address in the printed Guide for the Witney Model Show in October is incorrect.

Steam in the Park cancelled

Steam in the Park on 12th and 13th May, which was to be held at Perth Airport, Scone, has been cancelled.

Norfolk Steam Rally Cancelled

Since the Guide went to print, we have heard that the Norfolk Steam Rally, at North Walsham Rugby Club on 19th-20th May, has been cancelled.

2012 Steam Heritage Guide published!

The 2012 Steam Heritage Guide has been published in mid-March

Refreshments for Surrey train spotters

Looking for a cuppa after steam train spotting? Try Tillings Cafe at Gomshall.

Update your entries now!

2012 Guide online updates invited now!

Pleasley Pit is the nation’s angel

The historic Pleasley Pit has won a prestigious national award, highlighting the Derbyshire site as the finest restored industrial building in the country.

Industrial Heritage at Risk

The largest ever research project into the condition of England’s industrial heritage was recently published by English Heritage together with its annual Heritage at Risk Register.

2012 updates

With the end of the 2011 season almost upon us, museums, attractions and events organisers are invited to update their entires on line. Just register (if…

Cars of the Stars Museum closed

Keswick's 'Cars of the Stars' Museum has closed and the contents sold to a new motor museum in MIami which will become one of the largest pubilc…

Victorian Christmas Market at Kelham Island

The Kelham Island Museum Victorian Christmas Market is set to return to Sheffield on Saturday 3 (10am - 7pm) and Sunday 4 (10am - 5pm) December, bringing…

Pleasley Pit shortlisted for award

The historic Pleasley Pit has been shortlisted for an English Heritage Angel Award. The awards, which were launched by Andrew Lloyd Webber, are probably…

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