steam rallies and events

Events in East Midlands

The East Midlands has an interesting mix of museums, transport centres, e.g. the East Anglian Transport Museum, and railways as well as bus and aviation museums, not forgetting a rich choice of windmills and canals.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions in the East Midlands area.

Steam Rallies and Events in October 2018

Sat 20th - Sun 21st Oct 2018: 1940s Weekend

Papplewick Pumping Station, Rigg Lane, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 9AJ.
Tel: 0115 963 2938.

Military and Civilian re-enactors celebrating the 1940s throughout the Pumping Station. x2 James Watt beam engines, Robey winding engine from Linby Colliery…

Classic Cars / Military / Stationary Steam

Sat 27th - Sun 28th Oct 2018: Halloween

Northampton & Lamport Railway
Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8BA.
Tel: 01604 820 327.

11am-7.30pm

Halloween / Railways

Wed 31st Oct 2018: Halloween

The Village Church Farm
Church Road South, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2HF.
Tel: 01754 766 658.

Visit website for more information and booking.

Halloween / Steam and Vintage Rallies

Wed 31st Oct 2018: Halloween Steam & Scream

Quorn and Woodhouse Station, Woodhouse Road, Quorn, Leicestershire, LE12 8AG.
Tel: 07710 934788.

Halloween / Railways

Steam Rallies and Events in November 2018

Sat 3rd - Sun 4th Nov 2018: Spalding Model Railway Show

Springfields Event Centre, Camelgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 6ET.

Models

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

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 10th - Sun 11th Nov 2018: Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show

The County Showground, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY.
Tel: 01636 705 796.

Over 850 exhibits.  Rare & native breed/calf show, heritage displays & craft stalls.

Auction / Autojumble / Commercial Vehicles / Models / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Sat 24th Nov - Mon 24th Dec: Santa Specials

Midland Railway – Butterley
Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ.
Tel: 01773 570 140.

Visit website for more information and advance booking.

Railways / Santa

Sun 25th Nov - Sun 23rd Dec: Santa’s Specials

Northampton & Lamport Railway
Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8BA.
Tel: 01604 820 327.

Visit website for more information and booking.

Railways / Santa

Steam Rallies and Events in December 2018

Sat 1st - Mon 24th Dec 2018: Santa Specials

Peak Rail
Matlock Station, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NA.
Tel: 01629 580 381.

Mainly weekends, plus 19 & 24 Dec. Visit website for more information and booking.

Railways / Santa

Sat 1st - Mon 24th Dec 2018: Santa Specials

Great Central Railway – Nottingham
Mere Way, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, NG11 6JS.
Tel: 0115 940 5705.

Visit website for more information and booking.

Railways / Santa

Sun 2nd Dec 2018: Christmas Toys & Steam Day

Abbey Pumping Station Museum, Corporation Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5PX.
Tel: 0116 299 5111.

Standard Admission charges apply (Small charge for train rides. No on site parking available so use the National Space Centre Car park) . 1pm-5pm Start…

Industrial / Models / Stationary Steam

Sat 8th - Sun 9th Dec 2018: In Steam – Christmas Fair

Papplewick Pumping Station, Rigg Lane, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 9AJ.
Tel: 0115 963 2938.

x2 James Watt beam engines, Robey winding engine from Linby Colliery and miniature railway all in steam. Cafe and shop on site. Christmas grotto, carols,…

Industrial / Santa / Stationary Steam

Sun 9th - Sun 16th Dec 2018: Santa Specials

Chesterfield & District Model Engineering Society, Hady Hill, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 0EE.
Tel: 01623 648 676.

Visit website for more information and booking. Pre purchased ticket only, available from September Steaming onwards.

Miniature Railway / Santa

Steam Rallies and Events in January 2019

Sun 27th - Mon 28th Jan 2019: Springfields Motorbike Show

Springfields Events & Conference Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 6ET.

The Bike Show is the second motorcycle exhibition of the year and thousands of visitors join us each year to enjoy the incredible show bikes, buy new equipment,…

Motorbikes

Steam Rallies and Events in February 2019

Sun 3rd Feb 2019: Steam Toys in Action

Abbey Pumping Station
Corporation Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5PX.
Tel: 0116 299 5114.

1pm-5pm Admission Adults £3.00 accompanied children free (Plus small charge for train rides. No on site parking available so use the National Space…

Miniature Steam / Models / Railways / Stationary Steam

Steam Rallies and Events in June 2019

Sat 15th - Sun 16th Jun 2019: Foxton Locks Festival

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

Fairground / Inland Waterways

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