Category Archives: Event Previews

Crich Event Preview: Classic London – 13th & 14th June

Over the weekend of Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June the Crich Tramway Village will be celebrating all things London with the Classic London event. The highlight of the weekend will undoubtedly be the return to service of London County … Continue reading

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Crich Event Preview: Blackpool 711′s 80th birthday

On Sunday 12th October, a special event will be held at Crich Tramway Village to celebrate the 80th birthday of Blackpool Balloon car 711 which is of course currently on loan from Blackpool Transport. The event also takes advantage of … Continue reading

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Crich Event Preview: ‘Electric 50′ – 13th & 14th September

On Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th September, Crich Tramway Village will host one of its most ambitious events ever, to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of electric tram operation at Crich. This will see an incredible twenty-five electric trams running in … Continue reading

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Event Preview: Blackpool heritage tram operation, 23rd – 25th August

The final stint of daytime operation for the Blackpool tramway’s heritage fleet occurs over the three-day August Bank Holiday weekend, with an action packed schedule planned as usual to entertain enthusiasts and other passengers alike. With many of the English … Continue reading

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Blackpool event preview: Fleetwood ‘Tram Sunday’, 20th July

The popular annual Fleetwood Festival of Transport will be held on Sunday 20th July and this will once again feature the heritage trams in a prominent role, with seven different cars due to feature at this event! Following the success … Continue reading

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Heaton Park Tramway event preview: 765 – 100 Not Out!

On Sunday 6th July, the Heaton Park Tramway will be hosting a very special event to celebrate Manchester 765‘s centenary year. Regular readers of this site will no doubt be aware that 765 has been under overhaul during the early … Continue reading

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Blackpool event preview: Totally Transport, 22nd June

On Sunday 22nd June, the popular Totally Transport event returns to Blackpool’s New South Promenade for the tenth successive year. Featuring a wide variety of vintage transport plus other attractions to entertain the whole family, this year’s event will see … Continue reading

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Blackpool Event Preview: Spring Bank Holiday Heritage Tram Operation

The upcoming Spring Bank Holiday weekend will see the welcome return of heritage trams to service in Blackpool for their third spell of operation this year. From May 24th to 26th inclusive, a selection of historic tramcars will grace the … Continue reading

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Crich Event Preview: Beside the Seaside

During the school half term holidays at the end of May, Crich Tramway Village is being transformed into a seaside-style attraction, with a whole host of traditional activities to entertain visitors of all ages. For the first time ever, this … Continue reading

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Crich Event Preview: The Best of Sheffield

For one week during May, Crich Tramway Village is hosting a celebration of all things Sheffield to co-incide with the return to service of Sheffield 510 after a major overhaul and repaint in its special ‘Last Tram’ livery. As well … Continue reading

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Blackpool Event Preview: May Day Bank Holiday

Details of the plans for Blackpool’s heritage tram service over the imminent May Day Bank Holiday weekend have now been announced, with a three-car service due to operate on both Sunday 4th & Monday 5th May. With a similar pool … Continue reading

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Event Preview: Our Friends Electric

Event: Our Friends Electric Where: Beamish – the Living Museum of the North When: Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th April (1000 to 1700 each day – last admission 1500) 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the operation of trams at … Continue reading

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Event Preview: Glasgow 50 & Enthusiasts’ Tram Event at Crich Tramway Village

Event: Glasgow 50 & Enthusiasts Tram Event Where: Crich Tramway Village When: Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th September 2012

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Event Preview: Launch of Blackpool Boat 236 at Crich Tramway Village

Event: Launch of Blackpool Boat 236 Where: Crich Tramway Village When: Sunday 3rd June 2012

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Event Preview: Launch of Blackpool Brush 630 at Crich Tramway Village

Event: Launch of Blackpool Brush 630 Where: Crich Tramway Village When: Saturday 12th May

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Event Preview: Beamish Great North Steam Fair 2012

Event: Great North Steam Fair Where: Beamish – the Living Museum of the North When: Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th April from 1000 to 1700 each day (last admission 1500)

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Event Preview: Heaton Park Tramway – Stockport 5 Launch Preview

Event: Stockport Celebration Where: Heaton Park Tramway, Manchester When: Sunday 28th August

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Event Preview: Beamish’s Power from the Past 2011 Preview

Event: Power from the Past – Riding for Pleasure Where: Beamish – The Living Museum of the North When: Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th September inclusive

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Event Preview: Heaton Park Tramway New Members Day/Manchester Transport Historical Collection 50th Anniversary

Event: New Members Day/Manchester Transport Historical Collection 50th Anniversary Where: Heaton Park Tramway, Manchester When: Saturday 16th July 2011

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Event Preview: Totally Transport Weekend 2011

Event: Totally Transport Where: Blackpool – New South Promenade & Ocean Boulevard When: Sunday 26th June 2011 from 1100 to 1600 (with additional tram tour on Saturday 25th June from 1030)

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