steam rallies and events

Events in West Midlands

The West Midlands' legacy of manufacturing is represented by its range of museums. There are heritage railways galore, such as the Severn Valley Railway, as well as transport museums and major centres such as the Black Country Museum, the RAF Museum at Cosford and Birmingham's Thinktank science museum.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions in the West Midlands area including Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Warwickshire.

Steam Rallies and Events in February 2020

Sun 9th Feb 2020: Model Tractor, Plant & Construction Show

Warwickshire Event Centre, Fosse Way, Nr Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1XN.
Tel: 01926 614 101.

Visitors will be treated to displays featuring scratch built, customised and converted models; dioramas; and machinery including fantastic competition…

Models / Tractors

Sat 22nd - Sun 23rd Feb 2020: Steam Days

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station 2020
Meadow Lane, Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire.
Tel: 01283 509 929.

10am-5pm

Stationary Steam

Steam Rallies and Events in March 2020

Sat 7th Mar 2020: Winter Running Day

Aldridge Transport Museum
Shenstone Drive (off Northgate), Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands.

Free bus rides in the afternoon and evening to 8.00pm for night time photo opportunities.

Buses / Models

Sat 7th - Sun 8th Mar 2020: Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Exhibition

Royal Leamington Spa College, Warwick New Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV 32 5JE.

Models

Sat 14th - Sun 15th Mar 2020: Midlands Garden Rail Show

Warwickshire Event Centre, Fosse Way , Nr Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1XN .
Tel: 01926 614 101.

2020 marks the 19th year of The Midlands Garden Rail Show, which continues to go from strength to strength and is regarded as one of the leading garden…

Models

Fri 20th - Sun 22nd Mar 2020: 2020 National Shire Horse Show

Bingley Hall, Staffordshire County Showground, Weston Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0BD.

The world’s largest gathering of Shire horses takes place in March each year for a celebration of the breed’s unique history and heritage.…

Heavy Horses

Sat 21st Mar 2020: Enthusiasts Day

Statfold Barn Railway, Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, .

Advance ticket purchases only.

Railways

Sun 29th Mar 2020: Family Open Day

Broomy Hill, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 0LJ.
Tel: 01432 357 236.

All engines working.

Stationary Steam

Sun 29th Mar 2020: Apley Tractor Rally

Apley Farm Shop, Norton, Nr Bridgnorth, Shropshire, TF11 9EF.

Tractors

Steam Rallies and Events in April 2020

Sat 4th - Sun 5th Apr 2020: Spring at Etruria

Etruria Vale Road, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 4RB.
Tel: 07900 267 711.

Museum, Mill & Tea Room open from 10.30 to 16.30. Shirley’s 1857 Bone & Flint Mill ‘In Steam’ and operating as in Victorian…

Stationary Steam

Sat 4th - Sun 5th Apr 2020: Pits to Power Stations Weekend Gala

Chasewater Railway
Chasewater Country Park, Pool Lane, Burntwood, Staffordshire.
Tel: 01543 452 623.

Railways

Sun 5th Apr 2020: Malvern Festival of Transport

Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW.
Tel: 01484 667 776.

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Motorbikes

Sat 11th - Mon 13th Apr 2020: Easter Model & Collectors Show

Stoke Prior Sports & Country Club, Westonhall Road, Stoke Prior, (off Shaw Lane) , Nr Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 4AL.
Tel: 07808 173 400.

On all three days – Outdoor Exhibits will include - Classic Cars, Miniature Steam, Commercials, Organs, Bicycles & Motorbikes, Stationary Engines,…

Models

Sun 12th Apr 2020: Stationary Engine Rally

Waterworks Museum – Hereford
Broomy Hill, Hereford, Herefordshire.
Tel: 01432 357 236.

With many superb stationary engines working in the museum courtyard. 

Stationary Engines / Stationary Steam / Wind/Water Mills

Easter Sunday and Monday Blow the winter away and get into the spring of things with rides into the blossoming countryside on our classic buses. Kids can…

Buses / Miniature Railway

Sun 12th - Mon 13th Apr 2020: Steam Days

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station 2020
Meadow Lane, Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire.
Tel: 01283 509 929.

10am-5pm

Stationary Steam

Sun 12th - Mon 13th Apr 2020: The Easter Motor Show

Weston Park, Nr Telford, Shropshire, TF11 8LE.
Tel: 01484 667 776.

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Motorbikes

We will be telling the fascinating story of the history of water supply in Leominster, Herefordshire. Leominster's water pumping station was built…

Wind/Water Mills

Thu 16th - Sun 19th Apr 2020: Spring Steam Gala

Severn Valley Railway 2020
Kidderminster Town Station, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire.
Tel: 01562 757 900.

Railways

Sun 19th Apr 2020: Motorfest

Chetwynd Deer Park, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8EU.

The number one Easter weekend motor event in the Midlands celebrates its 33rd Anniversary at this fabulous new venue, a fun packed event for the whole…

Autojumble / Classic Cars / Fire Appliances / Stationary Engines / Tractors

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