steam rallies and events

Open Day

October 2018

Sat 20th Oct 2018: Wheels by Lamplight

Ipswich Transport Museum
Old Trolleybus Depot, Cobham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9JD.
Tel: 01473 715 666.

An unusual and atmospheric event, as enthusiastic collectors illuminate the museum with hundreds of old oil and paraffin lamps. Enjoy a special evening…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Open Day

Sun 21st Oct 2018: GMES Public Open Afternoon

GMES site, Stoke Park, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1TU.
Tel: 01483 536 937.

Guildford Model Engineering Society Open Afternoon. Model steam engines running on our two miniature railway circuits and 16mm Garden Railway and 4mm (00)…

Miniature Railway / Miniature Steam / Open Day

Fri 26th Oct 2018: Halloween Spectacular

Chiltern Open Air Museum
Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, HP8 4AB.
Tel: 01494 871 117.

Visit website for more details and booking. 5pm-9pm

Halloween / Open Day

Sun 28th Oct 2018: Last Steaming for 2018

Waterworks Museum – Hereford
Broomy Hill, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 0LJ.
Tel: 01432 357 236.

This is the 21st and last chance to see the wonderful engines and pumps working 'in steam' at the Waterworks Museum in 2018. 

Open Day

Mon 29th - Wed 31st Oct 2018: Halloween Party Nights

Gower Heritage Centre
Parkmill, Gower, Swansea, Vale of Glamorgan, SA3 2EH.
Tel: 01792 371 206.

Visit website for more details and booking.

Halloween / Open Day

November 2018

Sat 3rd - Sun 4th Nov 2018: Discovery Days

Leawood Pumphouse
High Peak Junction, Cromford, Derbyshire, DE4 5HW.
Tel: 01629 533 190.

Open 11am to 4pm in steam

Industrial / Open Day / Stationary Steam

Sat 3rd Nov 2018: Bonfire Party

Klondyke Mill Preservation Centre, Draycott-in-the-Clay, Staffordshire, DE6 5GZ.
Tel: 0121 353 1050.

Open Day

Sun 4th Nov 2018: Transport Festival

Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum
Whisby Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 3QT.
Tel: 01522 500 566.

'Open Day' event at Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum. 10.00 to 17.00. Adult admission £ 7, accompanied children free. Displays, visiting…

Buses / Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Open Day

Sat 17th - Sun 18th Nov 2018: Kempton Steaming at Christmas

Kempton Steam Museum
Kempton Park Water Treatment Works, Snakey Lane, Hanworth, Middlesex, TW13 7ND.
Tel: 01932 765 328.

Your last chance to see the Triple in steam this year, plus stalls, great raffle prizes and lots of Christmas cake, mince pies, tinsel and festive fun!

Industrial / Open Day / Stationary Steam

Fri 30th Nov - Sun 16th Dec: Victorian Christmas

Milton Keynes Museum, McConnell Drive, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK12 5EL.
Tel: 01908 316 222.

Visit website for more details and booking. We’ll be turning back the clock by a century to recapture the sparkle, fun, warmth and wonder of a true…

Open Day / Santa

December 2018

Sat 1st - Sun 23rd Dec 2018: Christmas at Haynes

Haynes International Motor Museum
Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Nr Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH.
Tel: 01963 440 804.

Visit website for more details and booking. Santas elves are back!  Calling all kids – While making the toys and experiencing the chaos of Christmas,…

Open Day

Sun 2nd Dec 2018: Christmas Cracker

Ipswich Transport Museum
Old Trolleybus Depot, Cobham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9JD.
Tel: 01473 715 666.

The final opening day of our season is a family day with a Christmas theme. Seasonal decorations and entertainment in the museum help to get you into the…

Open Day

Sun 9th Dec 2018: GMES Public Open Day – Christmas Event

GMES site, Stoke Park, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1TU.
Tel: 01483 536 937.

Guildford Model Engineering Society Open Afternoon. Model steam engines running on our two miniature railway circuits and 16mm Garden Railway and 4mm (00)…

Miniature Railway / Miniature Steam / Open Day

Sun 9th Dec 2018: Festive Milling Day

Cogglesford Mill
East Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7EQ.

The mill will be rumbling into action for the last time this year. Join in for a festive milling day and enjoy a complementary mince pie and glass of sherry.…

Open Day / Wind/Water Mills

April 2019

Sat 27th - Sun 28th Apr 2019: Horses at Work

Beamish Museum
Beamish, Nr Stanley, Co. Durham, DH9 0RG.
Tel: 0191 370 4000.

This fascinating and exciting event showcases some of the most impressive horses and horse-drawn vehicles ever seen at Beamish! See magnificent horses…

Heavy Horses / Industrial / Open Day

May 2019

Sun 5th - Mon 6th May 2019: May Day Celebrations

Beamish Museum
Beamish, Nr Stanley, Co. Durham, DH9 0RG.
Tel: 0191 370 4000.

Classic Cars / Industrial / Open Day

June 2019

Wed 26th - Sun 30th Jun 2019: Old King Coal

Beamish Museum
Beamish, Nr Stanley, Co. Durham, DH9 0RG.
Tel: 0191 370 4000.

Follow the parade of miners banners through the pit village, take a trip down the mine or sit back and enjoy the sound of the brass bands.

Industrial / Open Day

July 2019

Thu 11th - Sun 14th Jul 2019: Festival of 50s

Beamish Museum
Beamish, Nr Stanley, Co. Durham, DH9 0RG.
Tel: 0191 370 4000.

Be transported back to the days of Teddy boys, Pathé News and petticoats and dig out your 50s finery and rock 'n' roll along to this fabulous…

Buses / Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Industrial / Motorbikes / Open Day

Sat 13th - Sun 14th Jul 2019: 1950s-1960s Weekend

Milton Keynes Museum
McConnell Drive , Wolverton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK12 5EL.
Tel: 01908 316 222.

Open Day

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