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This page contains information of all 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 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 (please note only themed events are included on this page. Heritage Tram Tours run most weekends and school holidays throughout the year, visit the Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours website for details of when and what type of tours are running in 2021)
Crich Tramway Village
East Anglian Transport Museum
Heaton Park Tramway
Isle of Man
Seaton Tramway
Statfold Barn Railway
Anywhere else!


Due to the current situation you are strongly advised to check before travelling as to whether the events listed here are taking place and whether there are any special arrangements for visitors.

June 2021

Until Sunday 13th June 2021 - Statfold Barn Railway
Enthusiast Day - Trangkil 50

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the last commercially built industrial steam locomotve in the UK - Trangkil no. 4. Burton & Ashby 14 should also be running. More details at https://www.statfold.com/trangkil50.

Sunday 13th June 2021 - Heaton Park Tramway
Taster Tram Driver Experiences

Using Hull 96 (subject to availability) a Taster TDE costs 25 and is a 30 minute session covering two round trips on a short section of double track. To book visit http://hptramway.co.uk/events/.

Saturday 19th June 2021 - Heaton Park Tramway
Taster Tram Driver Experiences

Using Hull 96 (subject to availability) a Taster TDE costs 25 and is a 30 minute session covering two round trips on a short section of double track. To book visit http://hptramway.co.uk/events/.

Sunday 20th June 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Scenic Car Tours - Reliant Scimitar Rally

Scenic Car Tours will be bringing owners of Reliant Scimitars to Crich between 1000 and 1500 to give some more of those unique photo opportunities alongside the normal electric tram service.

Sunday 20th June 2021 - Heaton Park Tramway
Taster Tram Driver Experiences

Using Hull 96 (subject to availability) a Taster TDE costs 25 and is a 30 minute session covering two round trips on a short section of double track. To book visit http://hptramway.co.uk/events/.

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th June 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Art Workshops

There will a series of Art Workshops taking place during June and July with free admission being offered to all Crich residents. Celebrate Cliff Quarry with a series of different workshops taking place with different artists sharing their skills to help you create a piece of artwork or learn new art techniques. The theme will be capturing the character and beauty of Cliff Quarry and the Tramway environment. Details of what each workshop will offer can be found at https://www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/art-workshops/.

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th June 2021 - Statfold Barn Railway
Giant Miniature Weekend

A "Not so Giant Miniature Weekend" will take place but there will still be plenty of steam filled action to keep everyone entertained. There will be miniature engines of all sizes operating alongside the narrow-gauge steam trains of the Statfold Barn Railway and, of course, tram Burton & Ashby 14. More details at https://www.statfold.com/giantminatureweekend.

Sunday 27th June 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Shropshire MGs Visit

Between 1200 and 1630 there will be some visiting cars from the Shropshire MGs to give some more unique photo opportunities. Trams run as normal.

Sunday 27th June 2021 - Heaton Park Tramway
Taster Tram Driver Experiences

Using Hull 96 (subject to availability) a Taster TDE costs 25 and is a 30 minute session covering two round trips on a short section of double track. To book visit http://hptramway.co.uk/events/.


July 2021

Friday 2nd July 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

The Story Tram! runs between Seaton and Colyton and is a perfect experience for families and children 3 and under. It includes themed stories and action songs during the journey. For more details and how to book visit: https://www.tram.co.uk/the-story-tram.

Saturday 3rd July 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1800 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using the Illuminated Frigate. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th July 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Art Workshops

There will a series of Art Workshops taking place during June and July with free admission being offered to all Crich residents. Celebrate Cliff Quarry with a series of different workshops taking place with different artists sharing their skills to help you create a piece of artwork or learn new art techniques. The theme will be capturing the character and beauty of Cliff Quarry and the Tramway environment. Details of what each workshop will offer can be found at https://www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/art-workshops/.

Sunday 4th July 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Glossop Vehicle Enthusiasts Club Visit

Vehicles from members of the Glossop Vehicle Enthusiasts Club will be visiting Crich between 1000 and 1400. Once again there will be trams running as normal to give some rare and unique photo opportunities.

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th July 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Art Workshops

There will a series of Art Workshops taking place during June and July with free admission being offered to all Crich residents. Celebrate Cliff Quarry with a series of different workshops taking place with different artists sharing their skills to help you create a piece of artwork or learn new art techniques. The theme will be capturing the character and beauty of Cliff Quarry and the Tramway environment. Details of what each workshop will offer can be found at https://www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/art-workshops/.

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th July 2021 - Statfold Barn Railway
Enthusiast Day: 150 Years of the Quarry Hunslet

Belated birthday celebrations for the Quarry Hunslet which turned 150 in 2020. All lines should be running including the tramway and Burton & Ashby 14. More details and booking details at https://www.statfold.com/150yearsofthequarryhunslet.

Tuesday 13th July 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Morris Minors Owners' Club Visit

Its the turn of the North Wilts branch of the Morris Minors Owners' Club to bring their vehicles for display at Crich with them due to be there between 1000 and 1400. There will of course be a standard tram service too!

Tuesday 13th July 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Trains, Trams & Trade: Guided Walk

New for 2021 this is a 2 hour guided walk starting from Colyton Station at 1030. Learn about the history of the branch line and the coming of the Tramway to Seaton. From Colyton Station you will head into the town centre, stopping at points of interest and learning about the town's industry and key events in the past. An All Day Explorer ticket is included in the price which you can take advantage of once the tour is over. Limited spaces available so the advice is to book early! For more details and to book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/trains-trams-trade-guided-walk.

Wednesday 14th July 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1800 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using the Illuminated Frigate. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Saturday 17th July 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Afternoon Tea Tram

Take a tram trip to Afternoon Tea at the Imperial Hotel including a full Coastal Tour. Departing from North Pier at 1315 the tram - scheduled to be a Balloon Car - will run to Little Bispham before returning south to the Imperial Hotel where passngers will disembark for Afternoon Tea. After tea the tram is boarded again for a trip to Pleasure Beach and back to North Pier. Costs 25 per person including tram trip and Afternoon Tea. More details and to book available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/afternoon-tea/.

Saturday 17th July 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1900 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using a Vintage Tram. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Saturday 17th July 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Square Wheels Car Lodge/Derbyshire Classic Car Lodge Visit

Cars from the Square Wheels Car Lodge/Derbyshire Classic Car Lodge will be visiting Crich from 14000 giving some unique photo opportunities.

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th July 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Art Workshops

There will a series of Art Workshops taking place during June and July with free admission being offered to all Crich residents. Celebrate Cliff Quarry with a series of different workshops taking place with different artists sharing their skills to help you create a piece of artwork or learn new art techniques. The theme will be capturing the character and beauty of Cliff Quarry and the Tramway environment. Details of what each workshop will offer can be found at https://www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/art-workshops/.

Wednesday 21st July 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1900 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using a Boat Car. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Saturday 24th July 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1800 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using the Illuminated Frigate. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Saturday 24th July 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Art Workshops

There will a series of Art Workshops taking place during June and July with free admission being offered to all Crich residents. Celebrate Cliff Quarry with a series of different workshops taking place with different artists sharing their skills to help you create a piece of artwork or learn new art techniques. The theme will be capturing the character and beauty of Cliff Quarry and the Tramway environment. Details of what each workshop will offer can be found at https://www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/art-workshops/.

Tuesday 27th July 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Twilight Trams

Enjoy a trip through the Axe Valley by moonlight! Running non-stop from Seaton to Colyton you can also pre-book a meal at the Tramstop Restaurant to make a night of it. Two options will be available - either tram ride only or tram ride and meal at the Tramstop Restaurant. "Open Boat" style tram 4 is scheduled to operate departures from Seaton at 1830 (2000 return), 1930 (2100 return) and 2030 (2130 return). Additional departures at 1800 (return 2000) and 1930 (return 2100) - these can either be booked with or without meal. Full details available at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/twilight-trams-1.

Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th July 2021 - Statfold Barn Railway
School's Out at Statfold

Activities for the children including unlimited rides. More details at https://www.statfold.com/schoolsoutsummer21.

Wednesday 28th July 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1900 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using a Balloon Car. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Wednesday 28th July to Sunday 1st August 2021 - Isle of Man
Manx Heritage Transport Festival

No details yet available.

Saturday 31st July 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1900 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using a Boat Car. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.


August 2021

Sunday 1st August 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
MG Car Club MGB Register

With a normal tram service in operation the museum street will also be home to a number of vehicles from members of the MG Car Club (MGB Register).

Sunday 1st August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Fun for all the family as you take a tram from Seaton to Colyton with music, stories, a fossil dig and a dinosaur activity zone at Colyton Station! Using an enclosed salooon tram pre-booking is recommended with tickets priced at 14.95 for adults, 12.95 for children (2-15) and free for the under 2s. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Tuesday 3rd August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Twilight Trams

Enjoy a trip through the Axe Valley by moonlight! Running non-stop from Seaton to Colyton you can also pre-book a meal at the Tramstop Restaurant to make a night of it. Two options will be available - either tram ride only or tram ride and meal at the Tramstop Restaurant. "Open Boat" style tram 4 is scheduled to operate departures from Seaton at 1830 (2000 return), 1930 (2100 return) and 2030 (2130 return). Additional departures at 1800 (return 2000) and 1930 (return 2100) - these can either be booked with or without meal. Full details available at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/twilight-trams-1.

Wednesday 4th August 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1900 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using a Vintage Tram. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Wednesday 4th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" sets sail again from Seaton to Colyton and with limited capacity on board pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. Setting sail from Seaton at 1200 all children will receive some "booty" as you get a swashbuckling time along the Axe Estuary. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Wednesday 4th to Friday 6th August 2021 - Statfold Barn Railway
School's Out at Statfold

Activities for the children including unlimited rides. More details at https://www.statfold.com/schoolsoutsummer21.

Friday 6th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

The Story Tram! runs between Seaton and Colyton and is a perfect experience for families and children 3 and under. It includes themed stories and action songs during the journey. For more details and how to book visit: https://www.tram.co.uk/the-story-tram.

Saturday 7th August 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Afternoon Tea Tram

Take a tram trip to Afternoon Tea at the Imperial Hotel including a full Coastal Tour. Departing from North Pier at 1315 the tram - scheduled to be a Balloon Car - will run to Little Bispham before returning south to the Imperial Hotel where passngers will disembark for Afternoon Tea. After tea the tram is boarded again for a trip to Pleasure Beach and back to North Pier. Costs 25 per person including tram trip and Afternoon Tea. More details and to book available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/afternoon-tea/.

Saturday 7th August 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1800 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using a Boat Car. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Saturday 7th August 2021 - Heaton Park Tramway
Taster Tram Driver Experiences

Using Hull 96 (subject to availability) a Taster TDE costs 25 and is a 30 minute session covering two round trips on a short section of double track. To book visit http://hptramway.co.uk/events/.

Saturday 7th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special

A magical journey to the Fairy Kingdom on board a tram from Seaton to Colyton. Special fares apply. Departures from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Sunday 8th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Fun for all the family as you take a tram from Seaton to Colyton with music, stories, a fossil dig and a dinosaur activity zone at Colyton Station! Using an enclosed salooon tram pre-booking is recommended with tickets priced at 14.95 for adults, 12.95 for children (2-15) and free for the under 2s. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Sunday 8th August 2021 - Statfold Barn Railway
Classic Car Show

A variety of cars pre 1990 will be on show. The museum building will also be open and there will be a limited steam train service although no details of Burton & Ashby 14 running. More details at https://www.statfold.com/classiccarshow.

Tuesday 10th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Twilight Trams

Enjoy a trip through the Axe Valley by moonlight! Running non-stop from Seaton to Colyton you can also pre-book a meal at the Tramstop Restaurant to make a night of it. Two options will be available - either tram ride only or tram ride and meal at the Tramstop Restaurant. "Open Boat" style tram 4 is scheduled to operate departures from Seaton at 1830 (2000 return), 1930 (2100 return) and 2030 (2130 return). Additional departures at 1800 (return 2000) and 1930 (return 2100) - these can either be booked with or without meal. Full details available at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/twilight-trams-1.

Tuesday 10th to Thursday 12th August 2021 - Statfold Barn Railway
Dino Days: How to Train Your Dinosaur

A part scripted and part improvised shows as your little explorers get to learn you to train their dinosaur! There will also be unlimited train rides and the museum will be open. More details at https://www.statfold.com/dinodays.

Wednesday 11th August 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1900 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using the Illuminated Frigate. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Wednesday 11th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" sets sail again from Seaton to Colyton and with limited capacity on board pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. Setting sail from Seaton at 1200 all children will receive some "booty" as you get a swashbuckling time along the Axe Estuary. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 13th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special

A magical journey to the Fairy Kingdom on board a tram from Seaton to Colyton. Special fares apply. Departures from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Saturday 14th August 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1900 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using a Balloon Car. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th August 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Memories of the 1940s Homefront

Crich returns to the 1940s including live entertainment from singers Jayne Darling, Marina Mae, Johnny Victory and Kev Mack. Re-enactors will be on site and there will be a tram service in operation as well.

Sunday 15th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Fun for all the family as you take a tram from Seaton to Colyton with music, stories, a fossil dig and a dinosaur activity zone at Colyton Station! Using an enclosed salooon tram pre-booking is recommended with tickets priced at 14.95 for adults, 12.95 for children (2-15) and free for the under 2s. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Tuesday 17th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Twilight Trams

Enjoy a trip through the Axe Valley by moonlight! Running non-stop from Seaton to Colyton you can also pre-book a meal at the Tramstop Restaurant to make a night of it. Two options will be available - either tram ride only or tram ride and meal at the Tramstop Restaurant. "Open Boat" style tram 4 is scheduled to operate departures from Seaton at 1830 (2000 return), 1930 (2100 return) and 2030 (2130 return). Additional departures at 1800 (return 2000) and 1930 (return 2100) - these can either be booked with or without meal. Full details available at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/twilight-trams-1.

Wednesday 18th August 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1800 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using a Boat Car. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Wednesday 18th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" sets sail again from Seaton to Colyton and with limited capacity on board pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. Setting sail from Seaton at 1200 all children will receive some "booty" as you get a swashbuckling time along the Axe Estuary. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 20th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special

A magical journey to the Fairy Kingdom on board a tram from Seaton to Colyton. Special fares apply. Departures from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Saturday 21st August 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Afternoon Tea Tram

Take a tram trip to Afternoon Tea at the Imperial Hotel including a full Coastal Tour. Departing from North Pier at 1315 the tram - scheduled to be a Balloon Car - will run to Little Bispham before returning south to the Imperial Hotel where passngers will disembark for Afternoon Tea. After tea the tram is boarded again for a trip to Pleasure Beach and back to North Pier. Costs 25 per person including tram trip and Afternoon Tea. More details and to book available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/afternoon-tea/.

Saturday 21st August 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1900 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using a Vintage Tram. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Sunday 22nd August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Fun for all the family as you take a tram from Seaton to Colyton with music, stories, a fossil dig and a dinosaur activity zone at Colyton Station! Using an enclosed salooon tram pre-booking is recommended with tickets priced at 14.95 for adults, 12.95 for children (2-15) and free for the under 2s. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Tuesday 24th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Twilight Trams

Enjoy a trip through the Axe Valley by moonlight! Running non-stop from Seaton to Colyton you can also pre-book a meal at the Tramstop Restaurant to make a night of it. Two options will be available - either tram ride only or tram ride and meal at the Tramstop Restaurant. "Open Boat" style tram 4 is scheduled to operate departures from Seaton at 1830 (2000 return), 1930 (2100 return) and 2030 (2130 return). Additional departures at 1800 (return 2000) and 1930 (return 2100) - these can either be booked with or without meal. Full details available at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/twilight-trams-1.

Wednesday 25th August 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1900 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using a Balloon Car. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Wednesday 25th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" sets sail again from Seaton to Colyton and with limited capacity on board pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. Setting sail from Seaton at 1200 all children will receive some "booty" as you get a swashbuckling time along the Axe Estuary. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 27th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special

A magical journey to the Fairy Kingdom on board a tram from Seaton to Colyton. Special fares apply. Departures from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Saturday 28th August 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Evening Tour

A Promenade Tour on a summer's evening in Blackpool what more could you want! Departing from North Pier at 1900 the tram will run to Little Bispham back to Pleasure Beach before heading north and terminating at North Pier. Tickets cost 4 for adults, 2 for children and 12 for a family ticket. This tour is due to be run using the Illuminated Frigate. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/evening-tour/.

Saturday 28th August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Edwin Starr Band at Seaton Tramway

Edwin Starr Band will be performing at Seaton Station with food and drink available. Doors open 1930, show begins 2030, door close 2300. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/edwin-starr-band-at-seaton-tramway.

Sunday 29th August 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Sounds of the 1950s and 60s

Live music from 12pm featuring The Moonshiners and Lula May alongside the usual tram service.

Monday 30th August 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Teddy Bear's Picnic

If you go down to the Woodland Walk today you're find plenty of teddy bears along the route! There will also be a woodland teddy bear sculpture. Normal tram service runs as well.

Tuesday 31st August 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Twilight Trams

Enjoy a trip through the Axe Valley by moonlight! Running non-stop from Seaton to Colyton you can also pre-book a meal at the Tramstop Restaurant to make a night of it. Two options will be available - either tram ride only or tram ride and meal at the Tramstop Restaurant. "Open Boat" style tram 4 is scheduled to operate departures from Seaton at 1830 (2000 return), 1930 (2100 return) and 2030 (2130 return). Additional departures at 1800 (return 2000) and 1930 (return 2100) - these can either be booked with or without meal. Full details available at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/twilight-trams-1.


September 2021

Wednesday 1st September 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" sets sail again from Seaton to Colyton and with limited capacity on board pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. Setting sail from Seaton at 1200 all children will receive some "booty" as you get a swashbuckling time along the Axe Estuary. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 3rd September 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

The Story Tram! runs between Seaton and Colyton and is a perfect experience for families and children 3 and under. It includes themed stories and action songs during the journey. For more details and how to book visit: https://www.tram.co.uk/the-story-tram.

Saturday 4th September 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Crime at Crich Event

While a normal tram service operates on the tramway you will be able to follow the clues, interview the suspects and work out who has stolen Lady Matlock's pricelss diamond necklace!

Friday 10th September 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes departing from North Pier at 1900. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.

Saturday 11th September 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Afternoon Tea Tram

Take a tram trip to Afternoon Tea at the Imperial Hotel including a full Coastal Tour. Departing from North Pier at 1315 the tram - scheduled to be a Balloon Car - will run to Little Bispham before returning south to the Imperial Hotel where passngers will disembark for Afternoon Tea. After tea the tram is boarded again for a trip to Pleasure Beach and back to North Pier. Costs 25 per person including tram trip and Afternoon Tea. More details and to book available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/afternoon-tea/.

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th September 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Steampunk Weekend

The return of Crich's popular Steampunk weekend, organised in conjunction with Steampunks Always Welcome - Lincoln. Alternative history combined with science fantasy and fun for all the fmaily is promised and trams will be running too!

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th September 2021 - Statfold Barn Railway
Road, Rail & Ale Festival

Intenisve train service including freight plus the tram line running (weather permitting) along with other visiting vehicles, music and entertainment. More details at https://www.statfold.com/roadrailale.

Tuesday 14th September 2021 - Seaton Tramway
Trains, Trams & Trade: Guided Walk

New for 2021 this is a 2 hour guided walk starting from Colyton Station at 1030. Learn about the history of the branch line and the coming of the Tramway to Seaton. From Colyton Station you will head into the town centre, stopping at points of interest and learning about the town's industry and key events in the past. An All Day Explorer ticket is included in the price which you can take advantage of once the tour is over. Limited spaces available so the advice is to book early! For more details and to book visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/trains-trams-trade-guided-walk.

Thursday 16th September 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
TR Shropshire Group Visit

Members of the TR Shropshire Group will be bringing their vehicles to Crich between 1000 and 1430. With a tram service cotinuing to run there will be the chance to get some unique photos of trams and the cars together!

Friday 17th September 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes departing from North Pier at 1900. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.

Saturday 18th September 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Afternoon Tea Tram

Take a tram trip to Afternoon Tea at the Imperial Hotel including a full Coastal Tour. Departing from North Pier at 1315 the tram - scheduled to be a Balloon Car - will run to Little Bispham before returning south to the Imperial Hotel where passngers will disembark for Afternoon Tea. After tea the tram is boarded again for a trip to Pleasure Beach and back to North Pier. Costs 25 per person including tram trip and Afternoon Tea. More details and to book available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/afternoon-tea/.

Saturday 18th September 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Tram Day

Friday 24th September 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes departing from North Pier at 1900. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.


October 2021

Friday 1st October 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes departing from North Pier at 1900. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.

Friday 1st October 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram!

The Story Tram! runs between Seaton and Colyton and is a perfect experience for families and children 3 and under. It includes themed stories and action songs during the journey. For more details and how to book visit: https://www.tram.co.uk/the-story-tram.

Sunday 3rd October 2021 - Crich Tramway Village
Classic Motorcyle Day

An amazing display of classic motorcycles will line the streets of the museum along with the usual electric tram service. Entries will be welcome for any motorcycles built before 1996 with entry forms available from the summer.

Friday 8th October 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes departing from North Pier at 1900. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.

Friday 15th October 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes departing from North Pier at 1900. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.

Friday 22nd October 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes departing from North Pier at 1900. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.

Monday 25th to Friday 29th October 2021 - Statfold Barn Railway
School's Out at Statfold

Activities for the children including unlimited rides. More details at https://www.statfold.com/schoolsoutatstatfold-october21.

Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st October 2021 - Statfold Barn Railway
Halloween Spooktacular

Lots of activities for all the family. More details at https://www.statfold.com/halloweenspooktacular.

Sunday 31st October 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour - Halloween Special

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes with three tours departing from North Pier at 1700, 1930 and 2100. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.


November 2021

Friday 5th November 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes departing from North Pier at 1900. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.

Friday 12th November 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes departing from North Pier at 1900. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.

Friday 19th November 2021 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram Tour

The Ghost Tram returns with new stories to give you a chill on board a Balloon Car. Departing from North Pier and running north to Little Bispham the tram then returns south to Starr Gate and then back to North Pier. Tour takes approximately 95 minutes departing from North Pier at 1900. Tickets cost 12 for adults and 6 for children. More details available at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/ghost-tour/.

Friday 26th November to Sunday 28th November 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Polar Express Tram Ride

Enjoy a magical tram ride to Santa's home at the North Pole onboard a specially decorated single deck tram. Price also includes a cup of hot chocolate, a delicious treat with Christmas Carols on the way back. Trip departs from Seaton with a round-trip to Colyton taking between 2 and 2 and a half hours. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-polar-express-tram-ride.


December 2021

Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th December 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Polar Express Tram Ride

Enjoy a magical tram ride to Santa's home at the North Pole onboard a specially decorated single deck tram. Price also includes a cup of hot chocolate, a delicious treat with Christmas Carols on the way back. Trip departs from Seaton with a round-trip to Colyton taking between 2 and 2 and a half hours. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-polar-express-tram-ride.

Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th December 2021 - Seaton Tramway
The Polar Express Tram Ride

Enjoy a magical tram ride to Santa's home at the North Pole onboard a specially decorated single deck tram. Price also includes a cup of hot chocolate, a delicious treat with Christmas Carols on the way back. Trip departs from Seaton with a round-trip to Colyton taking between 2 and 2 and a half hours. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-polar-express-tram-ride.


June 2022

Saturday 11th June 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
SIGNALS Music Festival

The first music festival at the Crich Tramway Village has now been rescheduled for June 2022 - more details of acts appearing will follow at a later date. Tickets for the festival can be purchased at http://www.signalsfestival.co.uk/tickets. The museum will remain open to the public but some areas along the Woodland Walk and around the Bandstand will not be accessible.


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