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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…

Exclusive new jigsaw range launched!

With those dark evenings coming on, we have produced a range of 520 and 1000 piece jigsaw puzzles to entertain you this autumn and winter. The range of…

Unique Victorian ‘time capsule’ at Combe Mill saved

Combe Mill, a Grade II* listed sawmill and working industrial museum part of the Blenheim Estate in Oxfordshire, has been awarded a confirmed grant of £768,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Cogges Farm Museum reopens

After nearly two years of closure, Cogges Manor Farm re-opened to the public on Sunday 17th July. Cogges Heritage Trust has now formally taken over the…

New location for award winning Mull Rail?

Mull Rail could soon become Loch Lomond Rail. Talks are underway with Scottish Enterprise over an exciting proposal to rebuild the railway at Balloch at…

£7.4m HLF bid for Windermere Steamboats

Windermere Steamboat Museum, Cumbria – initial support for a £7.4m HLF bid, including £494,000 development funding

Significant milestone achieved in South Africa

On Sunday afternoon, 10th April 2011, four 2-ft Narrow Gauge Garratt locomotives representing the products of four separate manufacturers were steamed together hauling a 35 truck freight train on the private 2-ft Narrow Gauge railway at Sandstone Estates, an agricultural enterprise close to the Lesotho border.

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