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This page contains information of special events held at tramways in the British Isles. All information is believed correct at the time of upload but please check if travelling for any specific event either with the organisation involved or take a look on our News & Features page where we will attempt to provide updates. If you know of any event not listed on this page, or can correct any information already featured, please email.

To aid viewing events are colour coded by location:

Beamish: The Living Museum of the North (please note only transport based events feature on this page, for a full list of events visit the Beamish website)
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours (for full details of tours running visit the Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours website
Crich Tramway Village (more details of events at https://www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/)
East Anglian Transport Museum (more details of events at https://www.eatransportmuseum.co.uk/events)
Heaton Park Tramway (more details at https://hptramway.co.uk/)
Isle of Man
Seaton Tramway (more details at https://www.tram.co.uk/)
Statfold Barn Railway (more details at https://www.statfold.com/events-statfold)
Wirral Heritage Tramway (more details of events can be seen at https://www.mtps.co.uk/events.html.
Anywhere else!



February 2024

Until Sunday 21st April - Seaton Tramway
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The return of the world-renowned exhibition showcasing the best of wildlife photography will be at Seaton Station.


Also this month....
* Beamish is open at weekends until 16th Februay, daily 17th to 25th February and then Wednesdays to Sundays
* Seaton Tramway operates the Yellow timetable Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th and Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February


March 2024

Saturday 9th March - Seaton Tramway
Mother's Day Twilight Tram & 3 Course Meal

Treat your Mum to a uninque experience. Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton where you can enjoy a 3 course meal before heading back to Seaton. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/mothers-day-twilight-tram.

Sunday 10th March - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Take your chance to drive a tram at the Seaton Tramway. Each session gives you 40 minutes of tram driving between Colyton and Seaton Wetlands. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Sunday 10th March - Seaton Tramway
Mother's Day

Mum travels free with an accompanying paying child!

Saturday 16th to Sunday 17th March - Statfold Barn Railway
Spectacle of Steam

The first enthusiast event of the year is the chance to see the railways in full motion.

Friday 22nd March - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

Perfect for families with young children 4 and under this experience sees themed stories and action songs whilst taking a tram ride. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Saturday 23rd March - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Take a tram ride through two nature reserves in the company of an expert to see an ever-changing selection birds through the seasons. Departs Seaton at 0830. To book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Sunday 24th March - Crich Tramway Village
Model Tram Running

The model tram 1/8 scale layout with the Tatra tram will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Friday 29th March to Monday 1st April - Crich Tramway Village
Easter Eggstra

Easter activities across the museum including craft activities, rabbits and other farm animals.

Friday 29th March to Monday 1st April - East Anglia Transport Museum
Blackpool Tram Weekend

To feature the official launch into service of the Fylde Transport Trust's Blackpool 634. Will also include an intensive Blackpool tram service, free vintage bus services, tram displays, Easter Treasure Hunt (Saturday/Sunday only). Museum open daily 1100-1700.

Friday 29th March to Monday 1st April - Seaton Tramway
Easter Egg-Tram-Aganza!

Children 15 and under can pick up a free activity sheet with the chance to win an Easter treat.

Friday 29th March to Monday 1st April - Statfold Barn Railway
Easter Eggspress

Activities for all the family.


Also this month....
* Beamish is open Wednesdays to Sundays until 28th March and then daily
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade Tours 29th-31st March and Coastal Tours 30th & 31st March.
* Crich Tramway Village opens from Saturday 9th March and is then open Sunday-Thursday plus Bank Holiday Fridays and school holidays
* Douglas Bay Horse Tramway runs: timetable N 28th-31st March
* East Anglia Transport Museum is open 1100-1700 29th-31st March
* Manx Electric Railway runs: timetable B 12th-13th, 16th-17th, 19th-20th, 23rd-24th, 26th-28th, timetable C 29th-31st March.
* Seaton Tramway operates the Yellow timetable Saturdays and Sundays until 24th March, Monday 25th to Thursday 28th March. Blue timetable runs Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st March.
* Snaefell Mountain Railway runs: timetable B 19th, 20th, 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th, 28th March and timetable C 29th to 31st March.


April 2024

Wednesday 3rd April - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

Take a trip from Seaton to Colyton where there will be activities and entertainment. To use tram no. 4 which has limited capacity and pre-booking is highly recommended. More at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 5th April - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

Perfect for families with young children 4 and under this experience sees themed stories and action songs whilst taking a tram ride. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th April - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Beamish Steam Gala - Wheels of Industry

The museum's resident transport fleet will be joined by some visiting exhibits.

Saturday 6th April - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Take a tram ride through two nature reserves in the company of an expert to see an ever-changing selection birds through the seasons. Departs Seaton at 0830. To book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Sunday 7th April - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Take your chance to drive a tram at the Seaton Tramway. Each session gives you 40 minutes of tram driving between Colyton and Seaton Wetlands. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Sunday 7th April - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure

An adventure filled tram ride will take you from Seaton to Colyton where there will be a dinosaur activity area. More information at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Wednesday 10th April - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

Take a trip from Seaton to Colyton where there will be activities and entertainment. To use tram no. 4 which has limited capacity and pre-booking is highly recommended. More at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 12th April - Seaton Tramway
The Sensory Story Tram

A sensory version of the Story Tram! with stories brought to life through sounds, textures and props. Perfect for families with babies and very young children. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/sensory-friendly-story-tram.

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April - Statfold Barn Railway
Statfold Model Railway Exhibition

Over 25 layouts and 25 traders alongside the railways in operation and museum open.

Sunday 14th April - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Sunderland & District Classic Vehicle Society Car Show 2024

Cars from the Sunderland & District Classic Vehicle Society will be on display.

Sunday 14th April - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Take your chance to drive a tram at the Seaton Tramway. Each session gives you 40 minutes of tram driving between Colyton and Seaton Wetlands. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Sunday 14th April - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure

An adventure filled tram ride will take you from Seaton to Colyton where there will be a dinosaur activity area. More information at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Meccano Exhibition 2024

The North Eastern Meccano Society will bring their models to display.

Sunday 21st April March - Crich Tramway Village
Model Tram Running

The model tram 1/8 scale layout with the model Birmingham tram no. 1 will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Sunday 21st April - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Take a tram ride through two nature reserves in the company of an expert to see an ever-changing selection birds through the seasons. Departs Seaton at 0830. To book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Sunday 21st April - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Take your chance to drive a tram at the Seaton Tramway. Each session gives you 40 minutes of tram driving between Colyton and Seaton Wetlands. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th April - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Tractor Gathering 2024

Tractor's on display!


Also this month....
* Beamish is open daily
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade Tours 1st, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th April and Coastal Tours 1st, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 21st, 28th April.
* Crich Tramway Village is open Sunday-Thursday plus Bank Holiday Fridays and school holidays
* Douglas Bay Horse Tramway runs: timetable N 1st-14th, 17th-21st, 24th-28th April.
* East Anglia Transport Museum is open 1100-1700 1st April and 1200-1630 Thursdays 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and Sundays 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th April
* Manx Electric Railway runs: timetable C 1st-14th, 16th-21st, 23rd-28th, 30th April.
* Seaton Tramway runs the Blue timetable daily
* Snaefell Mountain Railway runs: timetable C 1st-14th, 16th-21st, 23rd-28th and 30th April.


May 2024

Friday 3rd May - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

Perfect for families with young children 4 and under this experience sees themed stories and action songs whilst taking a tram ride. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Monday 5th May - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
The Full System Tour

Take a 4 hour trip on a tram across the entire Blackpool Tramway network - including rare crossovers and loops. Balloon 723 is scheduled to operate the tour.

Sunday 5th & Monday 6th May - Crich Tramway Village
Magical May

Fairy trail, make your own wand, attending wizarding school plus face painting and Maypole dancing.

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th May - East Anglia Transport Museum
1960s Weekend

A weekend of everything 1960s.

Saturday 11th May - Seaton Tramway
Eurovision Watch Party!

Watch the Eurovision Song Contest final live on the big screen plus celebrate 50 years of ABBA with "Take A Chance on Us" the ultimate ABBA tribute band.

Sunday 12th May - Crich Tramway Village
Model Tram Running

The model tram 1/8 scale layout with the Birmingham tram no. 700 Robert Whetstone model will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Sunday 19th May - Crich Tramway Village
Barking Mad - A Day Our With Your Dog

A Fun Dog Show for all dogs out there.

Sunday 19th May - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Take your chance to drive a tram at the Seaton Tramway. Each session gives you 40 minutes of tram driving between Colyton and Seaton Wetlands. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Saturday 25th to Monday 27th May - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Event Weekend

Expect a hop-on, hop-off timetable of heritage tours, bus tours, themed tours and tours of Starr Gate Depot. More details to follow.

Saturday 25th May - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Saturday 25th to Friday 31st May - Crich Tramway Village
Seaside Fun

All the fun of a trip to the seaside including a fun fair, mini beach, bingo, crafts and Punch and Judy.

Sunday 26th May - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure

An adventure filled tram ride will take you from Seaton to Colyton where there will be a dinosaur activity area. More information at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Wednesday 29th May - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

Take a trip from Seaton to Colyton where there will be activities and entertainment. To use tram no. 4 which has limited capacity and pre-booking is highly recommended. More at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.


Also this month....
* Beamish is open daily
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade Tours 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th, 29th May and Coastal Tours 5th, 6th, 8th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th May.
* Crich Tramway Village is open Sunday-Thursday plus Bank Holiday Fridays and school holidays
* Douglas Bay Horse Tramway runs: timetable N 1st-6th, 8th-12th, 15th-19th, 22nd-31st May.
* East Anglia Transport Museum is open Mondays 6th, 287th, Tuesdays 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, Thursdays 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, Saturday 11th, Sundays 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May
* Manx Electric Railway runs: timetable C 1st-3rd, 7th-10th, 14th-17th, 21st-24th, timetable D 4th-6th, 11th-12th, 18th-19th, 25th-26th, timetable F 27th-31st May. Evening timetable G also runs 11th, 25th May.
* Seaton Tramway runs the Blue timetable daily
* Snaefell Mountain Railway runs: timetable C 1st-3rd, 7th-10th, 14th-17th, 21st-24th, timetable D 4th-6th, 11th-12th, 19th, 25th-26th, timetable F 27th-31st May.


June 2024

Friday 7th June - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

Perfect for families with young children 4 and under this experience sees themed stories and action songs whilst taking a tram ride. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Sunday 9th June - Crich Tramway Village
Model Tram Running

The model tram 1/8 scale layout with the Robert Whetstone Birmingham tram no. 18 will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Sunday 9th June - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Take your chance to drive a tram at the Seaton Tramway. Each session gives you 40 minutes of tram driving between Colyton and Seaton Wetlands. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Sunday 16th June - Seaton Tramway
Father's Day

Dad's travel free with an accompanying paying child.

Sunday 16th June - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Take your chance to drive a tram at the Seaton Tramway. Each session gives you 40 minutes of tram driving between Colyton and Seaton Wetlands. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Saturday 22nd June - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June - Crich Tramway Village
Past Times Living History Weekend

Transport yourselves to the past with this multi-period event. Meet the Ferrers Household as they demonstrate medieval crafts, weaponary and household tasks. Learn Victoria parlour games and manners and attend a Victorian Music Hall. Plus you can find out about the life on a 1940s tram crew.


Also this month....
* Beamish is open daily
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade Tours 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th June and Coastal Tours 2nd, 9th, 15th, 23rd, 29th June.
* Crich Tramway Village is open Sunday-Thursday plus Bank Holiday Fridays and school holidays
* Douglas Bay Horse Tramway runs: timetable N 1st-2nd, 7th-9th, 12th-16th, 19th-23rd, 26th-30th, timetable P 3rd-6th June.
* East Anglia Transport Museum is open Tuesdays 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, Thursdays 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, Saturday 8th, Sundays 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th June.
* Manx Electric Railway runs: timetable F 1st-6th, timetable D 7th-9th, 12th-16th, 19th-23rd, 26th-30th, timetable C 10th-11th, 17th-18th, 24th-25th June. Evening timetable E runs 12th, 19th, 26th and evening timetable G runs 15th, 22nd, 29th June.
* Seaton Tramway runs the Blue timetable daily
* Snaefell Mountain Railway runs: timetable F 1st-6th, timetable D 7th-9th, 12th-16th, 19th-23rd, 26th-30th, timetable C 10th-11th, 17th-18th, 24th-25th June.


July 2024

Friday 5th July - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

Perfect for families with young children 4 and under this experience sees themed stories and action songs whilst taking a tram ride. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Sunday 7th July - Crich Tramway Village
Classic Motorcycle Day

Over 300 classic motorcycles will be on display and there will be the chance to see "Best in Show" in the return of this popular event.

Sunday 7th July - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Take your chance to drive a tram at the Seaton Tramway. Each session gives you 40 minutes of tram driving between Colyton and Seaton Wetlands. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July - East Anglia Transport Museum
British Bus Fleets, East Anglia

Inspired by the British Bus Fleets Books by Ian Allan this event hopes to see many preserved vehicles that operated in East Anglia.

Sunday 14th July - Crich Tramway Village
Model Tram Running

The model tram 1/8 scale layout with the Robert Whetstone models will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Sunday 14th July - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Take your chance to drive a tram at the Seaton Tramway. Each session gives you 40 minutes of tram driving between Colyton and Seaton Wetlands. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Sunday 21st July - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Enhanced Weekend

Hop-on, hop-off timetable of heritage tours will be in operation.

Saturday 27th July - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Saturday 27th July - Crich Tramway Village
Dinosaur Day

The museum is taken over by dinosuars for the day! Including a dinoasur trail through the Woodland Walk and a fossil workshop.

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July - Seaton Tramway
Natural Seaton Festival

A community event featuring a fun weekend for everyone across the town.

Sunday 28th July - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Take a tram ride through two nature reserves in the company of an expert to see an ever-changing selection birds through the seasons. Departs Seaton at 1800. To book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Tuesday 30th July to Sunday 4th August - Isle of Man
Summer Transport Festival

More events from across the island's heritage railways as the best of the lines is showcased. More details to follow.

Wednesday 31st July - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

Take a trip from Seaton to Colyton where there will be activities and entertainment. To use tram no. 4 which has limited capacity and pre-booking is highly recommended. More at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.


Also this month....
* Beamish is open daily
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade Tours 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th July and Coastal Tours 7th, 13th, 21st, 27th July.
* Crich Tramway Village is open Sunday-Thursday until Thursday 25th July and then daily
* Douglas Bay Horse Tramway runs: timetable N 3rd-7th, 10th-14th, 17th-21st, 24th-28th, timetable P 30th-31st July.
* East Anglia Transport Museum is open Tuesdays 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, Thursdays 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, Saturday 13th, Sundays 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th July
* Manx Electric Railway runs: timetable D daily. Evening timetable E also runs 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and evening timetable G 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th July.
* Seaton Tramway runs the Blue timetable until Friday 26th July and then the Pink timetable until Wednesday 31st July
* Snaefell Mountain Railway runs: timetable D daily.


August 2024

Friday 2nd August - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

Perfect for families with young children 4 and under this experience sees themed stories and action songs whilst taking a tram ride. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Sunday 4th August - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure

An adventure filled tram ride will take you from Seaton to Colyton where there will be a dinosaur activity area. More information at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th August - Crich Tramway Village
Build It!

Another chance to be part of building a LEGO mosaic in the Bandstand.

Wednesday 7th August - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

Take a trip from Seaton to Colyton where there will be activities and entertainment. To use tram no. 4 which has limited capacity and pre-booking is highly recommended. More at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August - Crich Tramway Village
Sounds of the 1950s and 1960s

Step back in time to hear the music of the period with trams running through the Derbyshire countryside.

Saturday 10th August - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Take a tram ride through two nature reserves in the company of an expert to see an ever-changing selection birds through the seasons. Departs Seaton at 1800. To book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Sunday 11th August - East Anglia Transport Museum
999 Event

Further details to follow.

Sunday 11th August - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure

An adventure filled tram ride will take you from Seaton to Colyton where there will be a dinosaur activity area. More information at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Sunday 11th August - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Take a tram ride through two nature reserves in the company of an expert to see an ever-changing selection birds through the seasons. Departs Seaton at 1800. To book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Monday 12th to Friday 16th August - Crich Tramway Village
Discovery Week

Discover science and history fun facts, meet characters from the past and guess the mystery museum object.

Wednesday 14th August - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

Take a trip from Seaton to Colyton where there will be activities and entertainment. To use tram no. 4 which has limited capacity and pre-booking is highly recommended. More at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 16th August - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Take a tram ride through two nature reserves in the company of an expert to see an ever-changing selection birds through the seasons. Departs Seaton at 1800. To book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August - Crich Tramway Village
Model Tramway, Bus and Railway Exhibition

Go to Crich and see many amazing layouts. Layouts to include Stockport Corporation Tramways 1/16 Scale, Rainy City, Legotown Tramway, Falcon Travel, Leyburn Avenue - Norbreck, Upson Down Tram Museum, Jäger Strassenbahn, Florin Street, Elstree Fantasy Land, Avyn-A-LlyinLe and Vicinal Tram Layout.

Sunday 18th August - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure

An adventure filled tram ride will take you from Seaton to Colyton where there will be a dinosaur activity area. More information at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Monday 19th to Friday 23rd August - Crich Tramway Village
Woodland Week

Willow weaving, storyteller and nature crafts.

Wednesday 21st August - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

Take a trip from Seaton to Colyton where there will be activities and entertainment. To use tram no. 4 which has limited capacity and pre-booking is highly recommended. More at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Saturday 24th to Monday 26th August - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Event Weekend

Expect a hop-on, hop-off timetable of heritage tours, bus tours, themed tours and tours of Starr Gate Depot. More details to follow.

Saturday 24th August - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August - Statfold Barn Railway
The Big Statfold Weekender

Family friendly festival with live music and entertainment.

Sunday 25th and Monday 26th August - Crich Tramway Village
Teddy Bears Picnic

Teddy Bear trail, a picnic show and music on the bandstand.

Sunday 25th August - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure

An adventure filled tram ride will take you from Seaton to Colyton where there will be a dinosaur activity area. More information at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Sunday 25th August - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Take a tram ride through two nature reserves in the company of an expert to see an ever-changing selection birds through the seasons. Departs Seaton at 1800. To book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Wednesday 28th August - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

Take a trip from Seaton to Colyton where there will be activities and entertainment. To use tram no. 4 which has limited capacity and pre-booking is highly recommended. More at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 30th August to Tuesday 3rd September - Crich Tramway Village
Outdoor Theatre

Notice this Notice Theatre Group return with a new production of Treaure Island.


Also this month....
* Beamish is open daily
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade Tours 1st, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 15th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 25th, 27th, 31st August and Coastal Tours 1st, 4th, 8th, 15th, 18th, 22nd, 22nd August.
* Crich Tramway Village is open daily
* Douglas Bay Horse Tramway runs: timetable P 1st-4th, 10th-11th, 17th-18th, 24th-25th, 31st, timetable N 6th-9th, 13th-16th, 20th-23rd, 26th-30th August
* East Anglia Transport Museum is open Monday 26th, Tuesday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, Thursdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and Sundays 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th August.
* Manx Electric Railway runs: timetable F 1st-3rd, timetable D+ 4th, timetable D 5th-31st August. Evening timetable E also runs 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and evening timetable G 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August.
* Seaton Tramway runs the Pink timetable daily
* Snaefell Mountain Railway runs: timetable D daily (except 10th August).


September 2024

Sunday 1st September - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure

An adventure filled tram ride will take you from Seaton to Colyton where there will be a dinosaur activity area. More information at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Thursday 5th September - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Friday 6th September - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

Perfect for families with young children 4 and under this experience sees themed stories and action songs whilst taking a tram ride. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September - Crich Tramway Village
Steampunk Weekend

Enjoy the alternative history combined with science fantasy with fun for all the family.

Thursday 12th September - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September - Crich Tramway Village
Electric Tram Weekend

Celebrating 60 years of electric trams at Crich including all available operational trams in service and photo opportunities of stored trams.

Saturday 14th September - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Take a tram ride through two nature reserves in the company of an expert to see an ever-changing selection birds through the seasons. Departs Seaton at 0830. To book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Thursday 19th September - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Thursday 26th September - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th September - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Enhanced Weekend

Hop-on, hop-off timetable of heritage tours will be in operation.

Saturday 28th September - Crich Tramway Village
Crime at Crich

Find the clues, interview the suspects and help solve the case!

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th September - East Anglia Transport Museum
Trolleybus Weekend

More details to follow.

Sunday 29th September - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
The Full System Tour

Take a 4 hour trip on a tram across the entire Blackpool Tramway network - including rare crossovers and loops. Balloon 717 is scheduled to operate the tour.


Also this month....
* Beamish is open daily
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade Tours 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd September.
* Crich Tramway Village is open Sunday-Thursday
* Douglas Bay Horse Tramway runs: timetable P 1st, timetable N 3rd-8th, 11th-15th, 18th-22nd, 25th-29th September.
* East Anglia Transport Museum is open Thursdays 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, Saturday 28th, Sundays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th September.
* Manx Electric Railway runs: timetable D 1st-8th, 10th-15th, 17th-22nd, timetable C 9th, 24th-29th September. Evening timetable G also runs 7th, 14th, 21st September.
* Seaton Tramway runs the Pink timetable Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd September, Blue timetable Tuesday 3rd to Sunday 22nd September and then Yellow timetable Monday 23rd to Monday 30th September
* Snaefell Mountain Railway runs: timetable D 1st-8th, 10th-15th, 17th-22nd, timetable C 9th, 24th-29th September.


October 2024

Thursday 3rd October - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Friday 4th October - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

Perfect for families with young children 4 and under this experience sees themed stories and action songs whilst taking a tram ride. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Thursday 10th October - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Sunday 13th October - Crich Tramway Village
Midget and Sprite Car Club Visit

Cars from the Midget and Sprite Car Club will be visiting Crich.

Sunday 13th October - Crich Tramway Village
Model Tram Running

The model tram 1/8 scale layout with the Tatra tram will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Thursday 17th October - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Thursday 24th October - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Saturday 26th October - East Anglia Transport Museum
Halloween Event

More details to follow.

Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November - Crich Tramway Village
Halloween Fun

Activities with a spooky twist to keep the children entertained.

Thursday 31st October - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!


Also this month....
* Beamish is open daily
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade Tours 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 31st October.
* Crich Tramway Village is open Sunday-Thursday
* Douglas Bay Horse Tramway runs: timetable N 2nd-6th, 9th-13th, 16th-20th, 23rd-27th, 30th-31st October.
* East Anglia Transport Museum is open Thursdays 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, Saturday 26th, Sunday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th October.
* Manx Electric Railway runs: timetable C 1st-6th, 8th-13th, 15th-20th, 22nd-27th, timetable B 29th-31st October.
* Seaton Tramway runs the Yellow timetable daily
* Snaefell Mountain Railway runs: timetable C 1st-6th, 8th-13th, 15th-20th, 22nd-27th, timetable B 29th-31st October.


November 2024

Friday 1st November - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

Perfect for families with young children 4 and under this experience sees themed stories and action songs whilst taking a tram ride. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Thursday 7th November - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Thursday 14th November - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

Enjoy a tram ride between North Pier and Fleetwood with spooky stories on the way!

Saturday 23rd November to Tuesday 24th December - Seaton Tramway
The Polar Express Tram Ride

On selected dates you can be taken to the North Pole by tram in this special experience at the Seaton Tramway. Price includes a tram ride, a gift, a hot chocolate and a Christmas carol sing-a-long. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-polar-express-tram-ride.



Also this month....
* Beamish is open daily until 3rd November
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade Tours 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th November.
* Crich Tramway Village is open daily until Sunday 3rd November
* Douglas Bay Horse Tramway runs: timetable N 1st-3rd November.
* Manx Electric Railway runs: timetable C 1st-3rd November.
* Seaton Tramway runs the Yellow timetable Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd November
* Snaefell Mountain Railway runs: timetable B 1st-3rd November.


December 2024

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade Tours 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th December.
* Seaton Tramway runs the Yellow timetable Friday 27th to Tuesday 31st December


This page was last updated on Sunday 25th February 2024


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