steam rallies and events

Events in North West

The North West is rich in heritage attractions including railways, mining heritage sites and transport museums. Here are such delights as the Anderton Boat Lift, the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, the new Lakeland Motor Museum and even the Windermere and Ullswater lake steamers.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions across the North West including Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cumberland, Merseyside and Westmorland.

Steam Rallies and Events in October 2018

Sat 27th - Sun 28th Oct 2018: Halloween Spooky Trains

Ribble Steam Railway
Chain Caul Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD.
Tel: 01772 728 800.

Halloween / Railways

Sat 27th Oct 2018: Museums at Night: Trick or Treat Experience

Lion Salt Works
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6ES.

Visit website for more details and booking. 4.30 – 7.30pm

Halloween / Industrial

Steam Rallies and Events in December 2018

Sat 1st - Sun 16th Dec 2018: Father Christmas Cruises

Keswick Lake Cruises
Derwentwater Foreshore, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ.

Join Father Christmas on Keswick Launch for a cruise round Derwentwater during December weekends. With presents for the children and Sherry and Mince Pies…

Inland Waterways / Santa

Sat 1st - Sun 23rd Dec 2018: Santa Specials

Ribble Steam Railway
Chain Caul Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD.
Tel: 01772 253 731.

Visit website for more details and booking. 10.30am – 5pm

Railways / Santa

Tue 4th - Sun 9th Dec 2018: A Victorian Christmas at the Works

Lion Salt Works
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6ES.

Celebrate the start of the festive season at the Lion Salt Works. Fun for all the family, including music, crafts and Father Christmas! 10.30am-5pm. Visit…

Industrial / Santa

Sat 22nd - Mon 24th Dec 2018: Santa Trains

Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum
Threlkeld Quarry, Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TT.

Visit website for more details and booking. Trains will run at 12, 1 and 2pm. Mince Pies, Mulled Wine and Presents.

Industrial / Santa

Steam Rallies and Events in February 2019

Sun 24th Feb 2019: Morris Minor Show

Museum of Transport – Greater Manchester
Boyle Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M8 8UW.
Tel: 0161 205 2122.

Classic cars from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Classic Cars

Steam Rallies and Events in March 2019

Sat 23rd - Sun 24th Mar 2019: Spring Spectacular

Museum of Transport – Greater Manchester
Boyle Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M8 8UW.
Tel: 0161 205 2122.

A wide range of books, models and collectables for sale plus a display of vehicles. An unusual shopping trip can be capped with a ride back in time, as…

Buses / Models

Sun 24th Mar 2019: Steaming Day

Bancroft Mill, Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5QR.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

The original 1920 mill steam engine  – now the biggest in Lancashire – was the 13th and last mill built in Barnoldswick, and is preserved…

Stationary Steam

Steam Rallies and Events in April 2019

Sun 14th Apr 2019: Steaming Day

Bancroft Mill Engine
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5QR.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

Stationary Steam

Steam Rallies and Events in May 2019

Sat 18th - Sun 19th May 2019: Model Railway Exhibition

Museum of Transport – Greater Manchester
Boyle Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M8 8UW.
Tel: 0161 205 2122.

Family friendly day out featuring a wide variety of working model railway layouts with over 20 operational model railway layouts set among our historic…

Models

Sun 26th May 2019: Steaming Day

Bancroft Mill Engine
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5QR.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

Stationary Steam

Steam Rallies and Events in July 2019

Sun 7th Jul 2019: Steaming Day

Bancroft Mill Engine
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5QR.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

Stationary Steam

Sun 28th Jul 2019: Steaming Day

Bancroft Mill Engine
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5QR.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

Stationary Steam

Steam Rallies and Events in August 2019

Sun 18th Aug 2019: Steaming Day

Bancroft Mill Engine
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5QR.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

Stationary Steam

Steam Rallies and Events in September 2019

Sat 7th - Sun 8th Sep 2019: Steaming Days (Heritage Weekend)

Bancroft Mill Engine
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5QR.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

11am-4pm

Stationary Steam

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