steam rallies and events

Inland Waterways

May 2018

Fri 4th - Mon 7th May 2018: St Richard’s Canal Festival

Vines Park, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, .
Tel: 07763 468 893.

The classic cars (days to be confirmed) will be on display in the town centre this time and not at the Lido Car Park.

Classic Cars / Inland Waterways

Sat 5th - Mon 7th May 2018: IWA Canalway Cavalcade

Little Venice, Paddington, London, Greater London, W2 6NE.
Tel: 07788 204 442.

Inland Waterways

Sat 5th - Mon 7th May 2018: Tug Boats Gathering

Black Country Living Museum
Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SQ.
Tel: 0121 557 9643.

See the canal come alive with traditional Tug boats will make a rare appearance at the Museum as they manoeuvre their way along the canal arm towing their…

Inland Waterways

Sat 19th - Sun 20th May 2018: 25th Rickmansworth Canal Festival

Batchworth Lock Canal Centre
99 Church Street, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1JJ.
Tel: 01923 778 382.

The top attraction for many is the wonderful array of canal boats from across the country - a terrific spectacle, with at least 100 craft of many types…

Inland Waterways

Sat 19th - Sun 20th May 2018: Moira Canal Festival

Moira Furnace, Furnace Lane, Moira, Leicestershire, DE12 6AT.
Tel: 01530 273 956.

Boats, bands, bar, live steam, historic re-enactments, fire eating, Morris dancing, vintage engines, Moira Furnace Museum, children’s entertainment…

Classic Cars / Country Fayre / Inland Waterways / Motorbikes / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Sat 26th - Mon 28th May 2018: 50th Anniversary Rally 2018

Langley Mill, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG16 4AA.
Tel: 0115 8544 155.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the formation of the ECP&DA and also the 45th anniversary of the reopening of the Great Northern Basin over Spring…

Inland Waterways

June 2018

Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd Jun 2018: Etruria Canals Festival

Etruria Industrial Museum
Kilndown Close, Etruria Vale Road, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 4RB.
Tel: 01782 233 144 / 07900 267 711.

The museum hosts a family-friendly summer festival. It brings together narrowboats, canal boats in a lively carnival atmosphere with additional attractions…

Industrial / Inland Waterways / Stationary Steam

Sat 16th - Sun 17th Jun 2018: Foxton Locks Festival

Foxton Locks, Foxton, Nr Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7RA.
Tel: 0116 2792 657.

Inland Waterways

Sat 23rd - Sun 24th Jun 2018: Braunston Rally & Canal Festival

Braunston Marina, The Wharf, Braunston, Nr Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 7JH.
Tel: 01788 891 373.

This is the 14th hugely popular working narrowboats rally – the UK's largest! Well over 80 historic boats gather and take part in parades with…

Inland Waterways

Sun 24th Jun 2018: Lymm Historic Transport Day

Lymm Village Centre , Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0JB.
Tel: 01925 754 080.

The 6th annual event that offers a unique combination of amazing transport attractions: 2 Spitfires – one in the air, one on the ground, historic…

Aircraft / Buses / Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fairground / Fire Appliances / Inland Waterways / Military / Miniature Railway / Models / Motorbikes / Organs / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

July 2018

Sat 21st - Sun 22nd Jul 2018: Transport Festival at Anderton

Anderton Boat Lift
Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6FW.
Tel: 01606 786 777.

Inland Waterways

Sat 28th Jul 2018: Canal Festival

Page's Park Station, Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, .
Tel: 01525 373 888.

We run specially on the day of the town's Canal Festival, including an extra evening train with fish & chip supper.

Inland Waterways / Railways

August 2018

Sat 25th - Mon 27th Aug 2018: IWA Festival of Water 2018

Regatta Meadow, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 7AB.
Tel: 01635 414 567.

The annual Festival of Water is coming to St Neots, Huntingdon over the 2018 August Bank Holiday Weekend and over 100 boats will be moored along the River…

Inland Waterways

September 2018

Fri 28th - Sun 30th Sep 2018: Parkhead Canal Festival

Parkhead Locks, Dudley Canal, Dudley, West Midlands, DY2 0UP.
Tel: 0121 557 6265.

Popular biennial boat festival organised by Dudley Canal Trust and the Worcester/Birmingham and Droitwich Canal Society at Parkhead Locks. Historic working…

Classic Cars / Heavy Horses / Inland Waterways / Maritime / Miniature Steam / Stationary Engines

October 2018

Sat 20th - Sun 21st Oct 2018: Annual Open Weekend

The Bonded Warehouse, Canal Street, Stourbridge, Worcestershire, DY8 4LU.
Tel: 01384 395 216.

34th annual Open Weekend. The event which runs from 10am until 5pm on both days will attract well over one hundred boats which will be moored along the…

Classic Cars / Inland Waterways / Organs / Steam and Vintage Rallies

December 2018

Sat 1st - Mon 24th Dec 2018: Santa Cruises at Anderton

Anderton Boat Lift
Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6FW.
Tel: 01606 786 777.

Visit website for more details and booking.

Inland Waterways / Santa

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