steam rallies and events

Events in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has some interesting museums, including the rare Patterson's Spade Mill. Railways and transport museums abound too.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions.

Steam Rallies and Events in October 2019

Sat 26th - Thu 31st Oct 2019: Halloween Scream Trains

Downpatrick & Co. Down Railway
Market Street, Downpatrick, Co. Down.
Tel: 028 4461 5779.

Visit website for more details and booking.

Halloween / Railways

Sun 27th Oct 2019: Halloween

Drumawhey Junction Railway
Four Road Ends , 60 Upper Gransha Road, Nr Donaghadee, Co. Down.
Tel: 028 9147 3948.

Visit website for more details and booking.

Halloween / Miniature Railway

Steam Rallies and Events in November 2019

Sat 9th Nov 2019: Model Railway Day

Whitehead Railway Museum
Castleview Road, Whitehead, Co. Antrim.

The RPSI will be holding its first Model Railway Day at Whitehead Excursion Station with a line-up of marvellous miniature models, steam train rides,…

Models / Railways

Visit website for more details and booking.

Railways / Santa

The Santa Special is a return journey by vintage train, with an on-board visit from Santa and selection boxes for children. There will be plenty of opportunity…

Railways / Santa

Steam Rallies and Events in December 2019

Sun 1st - Sun 15th Dec 2019: Christmas Trains

Drumawhey Junction Railway
Four Road Ends , 60 Upper Gransha Road, Nr Donaghadee, Co. Down.
Tel: 028 9147 3948.

Miniature Railway / Santa

Steam Rallies and Events in May 2020

Sun 3rd - Mon 4th May 2020: Shanes Castle May Day Steam Rally

Shanes Castle Estate, Castle Road, Antrim, Co. Antrim, BT41 4ND.
Tel: 028 9446 4648.

Steam and Vintage Rallies

Steam Rallies and Events in July 2020

Sat 4th Jul 2020: Seaside Revival Vintage Festival 2020

Bangor Town & Seafront, Bangor, Co. Down, .

Relive Bangor's heyday with all things vintage, local and seaside inspired.

Buses / Classic Cars / Fairground / Motorbikes

Sat 25th Jul - Sun 2nd Aug: Foyle Maritime Festival

Foyle Port Marina, Derry/Londonderry, Co. Londonderry, .

The nine day maritime extravaganza will feature the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race as part of its international programme of events, with a…

Maritime

From the Steam Heritage Shop

Fred Dibnah’s Made In Britain Vol.8

Pattern Making The full length collectors edition of Fred Dibnah's epic journey around Britain on his traction engine – complete and unedited.

£5.95

August 2019

  • On the Line to Devil’s Bridge
  • Moving forward – preservation in Aberdeen
  • Party Time at Hollycombe
  • Ellan Vannin Revisited
  • Heading East via West Bay
  • Rebuilding the Rochefort ‘Pont Transbordeur’

£4.50

March 2019 - 200th Issue!

  • 200 And Counting - looking back over 200 issues of Vintage Spirit
  • Ally Pally 2019
  • Getting All Pumped Up – Westonzoyland Pumping Station
  • Awakened Aveling – ex-Thursford roller steams after 60 years
  • Discovering Scotland’s Rural Heritage
  • Across The Forest – steaming through the New Forest

£4.50

May 2019

  • A Trio of Gallopers
  • Among The Danger Houses
  • Brunel’s Cornish Railway Bridges
  • Sadie and Wee Slim
  • Sheffield’s Industrial Heritage
  • The Romance of the Horses (Part 1)

£4.50

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