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Events are colour coded by location as follows:

Beamish: The Living Museum of the North (please note only major transport based events feature on this page, for a full list of events visit the Beamish website)
Birkenhead Heritage Tramway
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Crich Tramway Village
East Anglian Transport Museum
Heaton Park Tramway
Isle of Man
North Eastern Electrical Traction Trust
Seaton Tramway
Statfold Barn Railway
Light Rail systems/other locations


October 2017

Sunday 15th October - Crich Tramway Village
Model Layout
The once monthly chance to see a model rail and tram layout including the R Whetstone models in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Saturday 21st October - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching
Go bird watching on a tram.

Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th October - Crich Tramway Village
Starlight Spectacular
The museum will be lit up and trams will run after dark in the special lighting effects.

Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th October - Seaton Tramway
Halloween Tram of Terror
Travel on the Tram of Terror every half hour between 1030 and 1400 from Seaton to Colyton. Special fares apply. Pre-booking essential.

Saturday 29th October - East Anglia Transport Museum
Halloween
With opening until 1900 there are various "spooky" goings on promised.

Saturday 29th October - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching
Go bird watching on a tram.

Monday 30th October to Friday 3rd November - Crich Tramway Village
Winter's Eve Folklore Festival
Fairground rides, activities including willow weaving and get your items valued by Hansons Auctioneers on Wednesday 1st November. All this alongside the usual tram service. The museum will be open between 1230 and 1930 each day.

Monday 31st October - Seaton Tramway
Halloween Tramtastic Spooktacular Evening
Evening Halloween trips from Seaton at 1600, 1730 and 1900. Special fares apply. Pre-booking required.


November 2017

Sunday 5th November - Crich Tramway Village
The Big Tram Shunt
Trams will be moved from the depot into the Great Exhibition Hall in preparation for the major works taking place on refurbishing the depot. Ideal for photo opportunities. The Exhibition Hall will be closed whilst the shunt takes place.

Saturday 18th November - Birkenhead Heritage Tramway
Pirate Day
Further details to follow.

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Winter Gold
Six trams in service with tours running every 15 minutes between 1000 and 1700.


December 2017

Saturday 9th December - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Santa Specials
Visit Santa on a tram with a heritage service also running. Full details to follow.

Saturday 16th December - Birkenhead Heritage Tramway
Santa Special
Santa will be waiting at Taylor Street Museum with trams running from Woodside to meet the man himself. Pre-booking essential.

Saturday 16th December - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Santa Specials
Visit Santa on a tram with a heritage service also running. Full details to follow.

Saturday 23rd December - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Santa Specials
Visit Santa on a tram with a heritage service also running. Full details to follow.


This page was last updated on Sunday 8th October 2017


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