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Steam Rallies and Events in May 2020

Fri 8th May 2020: Classic Car Show

Gawsworth Hall, Church Lane, Gawsworth, Cheshire, SK11 9RN.

It has long been one of the north west’s most popular rallies, attracting an eclectic mix of classic cars and motorcycles from the turn of the last…

Autojumble / Classic Cars / Motorbikes

Fri 8th - Sun 10th May 2020: Gala

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

Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society. With a great timetable planned and a couple of visiting engines…


Fri 8th - Sun 10th May 2020: River Festival Liverpool

Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, Merseyside, .

The festival is a much loved part of the Liverpool cultural events calendar, and each year, visitors’ flock to the World Heritage Waterfront to be…


Fri 8th - Sun 10th May 2020: VE Day Bank Holiday Weekend

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

To Mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, the railway is having a 1940s weekend filled with music and entertainment. 10am-5pm.

Military / Railways

Fri 8th - Sun 10th May 2020: Crafts & Steam

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

Diesel engines running and craft demonstrations.

Stationary Steam

Sat 9th - Sun 10th May 2020: May Day Steamings

Mornington Road, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL1 4EU.
Tel: 01204 846490.

Free admission (and free unlimited parking on Morrison's supermarket car park site) Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam…

Stationary Steam

Sat 16th - Sun 17th May 2020: Lancashire Steam Heritage Festival

Lancashire Mining Museum 2020
Higher Green Lane, Astley Green, Tyldesley, Greater Manchester.
Tel: 01942 895 841.

A collaboration event between The LTEC and the Red Rose Steam Society at the Lancashire Mining Museum. Still in the planning stages but we are hoping to…

Miniature Steam / Motorbikes / Organs / Railways / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Sat 16th - Sun 17th May 2020: MRX Model Railway Show

Museum of Transport – Greater Manchester 2020
Boyle Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Greater Manchester.
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…


Sun 17th May 2020: Festival of 1000 Classic Cars (TBC)

Cholmondeley Castle, Nr Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8AH.
Tel: 01484 667 776.

Includes North West Classic Motorcycle Show.

Classic Cars / Motorbikes

Sat 23rd - Mon 25th May 2020: Smallwood Vintage Rally

Love Lane Farm, A50 Newcastle Road, Smallwood, Cheshire, CW11 2TX.
Tel: 07717 457 715.

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fire Appliances / Military / Motorbikes / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Sat 23rd - Mon 25th May 2020: 1940s Weekend

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

Various 1940s themed events and re-enactments will be taking place at stations along the 12 mile line. Highlights include vintage stalls, live music,…

Classic Cars / Military / Railways

Sun 24th - Mon 25th May 2020: Spring Bank Holiday 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

Sun 24th May 2020: Classic Cars in the Park

Hutton-in-the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9TH.
Tel: 01697 451 882.

Classic Cars

Sun 24th - Mon 25th May 2020: Cheshire Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

Capesthorne Hall, Nr Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY.
Tel: 01484 667 776.

Classic Cars / Motorbikes

The Stott mill engine at the museum has been lovingly restored by the volunteers and will run on live steam on the Bank Holiday Monday. The engine has…

Stationary Steam

F eaturing all our working locomotives – steam, diesel and battery-electric. Anything that goes will run! 

Industrial / Railways

Sat 30th May 2020: Heritage Transport Festival

Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6ES.
Tel: 01606 275 066.

Transport Festival featuring all types of road and inland waterways' vehicles.

Classic Cars / Industrial / Inland Waterways / Miniature Steam / Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sat 30th - Sun 31st May 2020: Heskin Steam Rally

Malt Kiln Farm, Tincklers Lane, Eccleston, Lancashire, PR7 5QY.
Tel: 01257 267 433.


Commercial Vehicles / Fire Appliances / Military / Motorbikes / Stationary Engines / Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Sun 31st May 2020: Steaming Day

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

Stationary Steam

Steam Rallies and Events in June 2020

Sun 7th Jun 2020: In Steam

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

Stationary Steam

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