steam rallies and events


August 2018

This event is being organised by the museum in collaboration with the Port of Dover, as part of the Dover Regatta which will include many interesting activities.

Buses / Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Maritime

September 2018

On the first weekend of September each year the small, sleepy Leicestershire village of Shackerstone springs into life with the sights and sounds of the…

Aircraft / Buses / Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fairground / Maritime / Military / Miniature Steam / Motorbikes / Railways / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Sat 8th - Sun 9th Sep 2018: Village at War Weekend

Stoke Bruerne, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 7SE.

Vintage 40s event

Aircraft / Maritime / Military

Sat 15th - Sun 16th Sep 2018: Heritage Open Days Weekend

Paddle Steamer – Medway Queen Visitor Centre
Gillingham Pier, Pier Approach Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1RX.
Tel: 01634 575 717.

Maritime / Open Day

Sat 15th - Sun 16th Sep 2018: Gardner Engine Rally

Etruria Industrial Museum
Kilndown Close, Etruria Vale Road, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 4RB.
Tel: 01270 780 093.

Maritime / Steam and Vintage Rallies

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

November 2018

Fri 9th - Sun 11th Nov 2018: The International Model Boat Show

Warwickshire Event Centre, Fosse Way, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1XN.
Tel: 01926 614 101.

THE INTERNATIONAL MODEL BOAT SHOW 2018 Visit the only 3 day marine modelling exhibition in the UK.   We are pleased to announce that the 2018 International…


Sat 10th - Sun 11th Nov 2018: The Great War is Over

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

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI


May 2019

Fri 24th - Mon 27th May 2019: Gloucester Tall Ships Festival 2019

The Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2EH.

There will be a variety of different entertainment including cannon battles from the ships as well as live music and various different stalls.


During the Festival, Yarmouth’s picturesque harbour will be filled with life and colour with more than 100 visiting traditional sailing, steam and…


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