steam rallies and events

Events in North West

Steam Rallies and Events in October 2020

Sat 3rd Oct 2020: Toy & Train Collectors Fair

Crewe Heritage Centre 2020
Vernon Way, Crewe, Cheshire.
Tel: 01270 212 130.

10.30am-3.30pm

Models

Sat 3rd - Sun 4th Oct 2020: Wigan Model Railway Exhibition 2020

Robin Park Leisure Centre, Loire Drive, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 0UL.

Free Vintage Bus from the railway station.

Models

Sun 4th Oct 2020: Steaming Day

Bancroft Mill Engine 2020
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

Stationary Steam

Sun 4th Oct 2020: Working Engines Gala

West Lancashire Light Railway 2020
Station Road, Hesketh Bank, Nr Preston, Lancashire.
Tel: 01772 815 881.

Lots of diesels and other attractions.

Railways

Sun 4th Oct 2020: Autumn Classic & Vintage Show

Ellenroad Engine House 2020
Elizabethan Way, Newhey, Rochdale, Lancashire.
Tel: 07981 391 603.

Also the Engine House is in steam too.

Classic Cars / Stationary Steam

Fri 9th - Sun 11th Oct 2020: Autumn Steam Gala

East Lancashire Railway 2020
Bury Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire.
Tel: 0161 764 7790.

Railways

Sat 17th - Sun 18th Oct 2020: 1960s Weekend

Museum of Transport – Greater Manchester 2020
Boyle Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Greater Manchester.
Tel: 0161 205 2122.

Buses

Sat 24th - Sun 25th Oct 2020: Day Out with Thomas

East Lancashire Railway 2020
Bury Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire.
Tel: 0161 764 7790.

Railways / Thomas

Sat 24th - Sun 25th Oct 2020: Turn the Clocks Back

Anson Engine Museum 2020
Anson Road, Poynton, Cheshire.
Tel: 01625 874 426.

Closing event of the season with a great many engines running (including our steam engines) and visiting rally engines. Also craft and steam demonstrations

Stationary Steam

Sun 25th Oct 2020: Steaming Day

Bancroft Mill Engine 2020
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

Stationary Steam

Sun 25th Oct 2020: Autumn Bus Running Day

North West Museum of Road Transport 2020
The Old Bus Depot, Hall Street, St Helens, Lancashire.
Tel: 01744 451 681.

Buses

Thu 29th - Sat 31st Oct 2020: Halloween Ghost Trains

East Lancashire Railway 2020
Bury Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire.
Tel: 0161 764 7790.

Visit website for more details of this event.

Halloween / Railways

Visit website for more details and booking. Are you looking for a real scare?! Back for 2020 and scarier than ever, be prepared to scream on the truly…

Halloween / Railways

Sat 31st Oct - Sun 1st Nov: Autumn Steamings

Bolton Steam Museum 2020
Mornington Road, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester.
Tel: 01204 846 490.

The largest collection of working textile mill steam engines in the country. 10am-4pm both days. Free entry, and free unlimited parking on the Supermarket…

Stationary Steam

Sat 31st Oct 2020: Halloween Specials

West Lancashire Light Railway 2020
Station Road, Hesketh Bank, Nr Preston, Lancashire.
Tel: 01772 815 881.

Come along for a scary ride – no need to book! Special trains from 5.30pm Discount for fancy dress!  

Halloween / Railways

Sat 31st Oct - Sun 1st Nov: Halloween Spooky Trains

Ribble Steam Railway 2020
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire.
Tel: 01772 728 800.

Do you dare to ride? At Ribble, our Spooky Trains promise to be family-friendly fun for all ages! 10.30am-5pm.

Halloween / Railways

Steam Rallies and Events in November 2020

Sun 1st Nov 2020: Children in Need Special

West Lancashire Light Railway 2020
Station Road, Hesketh Bank, Nr Preston, Lancashire.
Tel: 01772 815 881.

Two engines in steam – FREE train rides! Please contribute to the collection for the BBC's Children in Need appeal.

Railways

Sun 1st Nov 2020: In Steam

Ellenroad Engine House 2020
Elizabethan Way, Newhey, Rochdale, Lancashire.
Tel: 07981 391 603.

Stationary Steam

Sun 8th Nov 2020: Classic Car Show

North West Museum of Road Transport 2020
The Old Bus Depot, Hall Street, St Helens, Lancashire.
Tel: 01744 451 681.

A gathering of classic cars in association with North West Casual Classics.

Buses / Classic Cars

Sun 15th Nov 2020: Steaming Day

Bancroft Mill Engine 2020
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire.
Tel: 01695 424 166.

Stationary Steam

Sat 28th Nov - Thu 24th Dec: Santa Specials

East Lancashire Railway 2020
Bury Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, Lancashire.
Tel: 0161 764 7790.

Visit website for more details and booking.

Railways / Santa

Sat 28th Nov - Wed 23rd Dec: Santa Express

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway 2020
Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass, Cumbria.
Tel: 01229 717 171.

Please visit our website for more details and to book.

Railways / Santa

Sat 28th Nov - Sun 20th Dec: Santa Specials

Ribble Steam Railway 2020
Chain Caul Road, Riversway Docklands, Preston, Lancashire.
Tel: 01772 253 731.

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

Railways / Santa

Steam Rallies and Events in December 2020

Sat 5th - Sun 6th Dec 2020: Santa Specials

Thompson Park Railway 2020
Thompson Park, Colne Road, Burnley, Lancashire.
Tel: 07957 714 148.

Miniature Railway

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From the Steam Heritage Shop

Fred Dibnah’s Age of Steam

Tracking the invention of the steam engine through its development up to the turbines that provide the power for today’s industry. This volume contains…

£8.95

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£4.50

Hazy Days of Living Steam

A colour photo book of the steam rally scene in the 1990s, written by the editor of Vintage Spirit.

£2.50

Winifred Comes Home

The third book in the series is a sequel to Winifred Goes To America and it tells how she was discovered and brought home.

£3.75

Regular Price: £4.75
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