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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!


January 2022

Saturday 29th January 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Adventure Show

An indoor arena extravaganza featuring music, lights and amazing dinosaurs with an educational twist. No trams will be running during the event.

Also this month....
* Beamish open weekends only
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours 29th January
* Tours of Blackpool's Tramtown (Rigby Road Depot) will take place every Monday and Saturday


February 2022

Friday 11th February to Friday 8th April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

The world renowned exhibition on loan from the Natural History Museum will be open at the Seaton terminus. Featuring photos of wildlife from across the world.

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th February - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Vintage Weekend

An action packed weekend with hop-on, hop-off tours throughout both days, evening tram tours using the Western Train on Friday 18th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th February, Tramtown tours on both days of the weekend and bus tours. 6 trams are due to be in service on each day running to a timetable from Pleasure Beach to Fisherman's Walk, Fleetwood. More details at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/a-heritage-date-for-your-diary/.

Sunday 20th February 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Your chance to take the controls of tram between Colyton Station and the Seaton Wetlands Halt giving you 30 minutes of driving. Sessions between 1045 and 1545. Don't have to be pre-booked although this is advised to be sure of your spot. Cost 50. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Friday 25th February 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram

Departing from Seaton at 1000 The Story Tram is ideal for the young children with themed stories and action songs along the way to Colyton. The theme for this trip is Children's favourite characters. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Saturday 26th February 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Seaton Tramway's unique Bird Hide on Wheels are back for 2022! Take a trip on a tram through Seaton Marshes and Colyford Common and see what birds are about! Trip is led by local experts and departs from Seaton at 0800. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Also this month....
* Beamish open weekends only until 18th February and then daily 19th to 27th February. Open Wednesdays to Sundays from 28th February.
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours 5th/6th, 12th/13th, 15th to 17th, 19th/20th (as part of the Vintage Weekend), 26th/27th February
* Tours of Blackpool's Tramtown (Rigby Road Depot) will take place every Monday and Saturday (plus Sunday 20th February as part of the Vintage Weekend)
* Seaton Tramway operates daily from 19th to 27th February


March 2022

Friday 4th March 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram

Departing from Seaton at 1000 The Story Tram is ideal for the young children with themed stories and action songs along the way to Colyton. The theme for this trip is Out of this world. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Sunday 13th March 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Seaton Tramway's unique Bird Hide on Wheels are back for 2022! Take a trip on a tram through Seaton Marshes and Colyford Common and see what birds are about! Trip is led by local experts and departs from Seaton at 0800. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th March 2022 - Statfold Barn Railway
Enthusiast Weekend: Last Days of Penrhyn Steam

The first enthusiast weekend of the year sees three of the last Penrhyn Quarry locomotives reunited with Avonside "Ogwen" visiting the railway. Burton & Ashby 14 should also be running on the tram line too. To book tickets visit https://www.statfold.com/lastdaysofpenrhynsteam.

Saturday 26th March 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Seaton Tramway's unique Bird Hide on Wheels are back for 2022! Take a trip on a tram through Seaton Marshes and Colyford Common and see what birds are about! Trip is led by local experts and departs from Seaton at 0800. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Sunday 27th March 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Your chance to take the controls of tram between Colyton Station and the Seaton Wetlands Halt giving you 30 minutes of driving. Sessions between 1045 and 1545. Don't have to be pre-booked although this is advised to be sure of your spot. Cost 50. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Also this month....
* Beamish open Wednesdays to Sundays
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours every weekend
* Crich Tramway Village open Saturday to Thursday from 12th March
* Manx Electric Railway services resume from Wednesday 16th March
* Seaton Tramway operates weekends from 5th March until 20th March and the daily from 26th March
* Snaefell Mountain Railway services resume from Saturday 19th March


April 2022

Friday 1st April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram

Departing from Seaton at 1000 The Story Tram is ideal for the young children with themed stories and action songs along the way to Colyton. The theme for this trip is All things Easter. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Sunday 3rd April 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
40th(+2) Birthday

The tramway reopens after the winter shutdown to finally celebarte their 40th anniversary two years late. Including the reopening of the shop and museum.

Saturday 9th April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special!

An enchanged tram ride filled with music and stories of faraway lands. Departs from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details see https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th April 2022 - Statfold Barn Railway
Enthusiast Weekend: Last Days of Penrhyn Steam

The very first Model Railway Exhibition on the railway will take place with more than 30 layouts on display and Burton & Ashby 14 should also be running on the tram line too. To book tickets visit https://www.statfold.com/statfoldmodelrailwayevent.

Sunday 10th April 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Model Trams Operating

The Robert Whetstone Models will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Sunday 10th April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Seaton Tramway's unique Bird Hide on Wheels are back for 2022! Take a trip on a tram through Seaton Marshes and Colyford Common and see what birds are about! Trip is led by local experts and departs from Seaton at 0800. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Sunday 10th April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Your chance to take the controls of tram between Colyton Station and the Seaton Wetlands Halt giving you 30 minutes of driving. Sessions between 1045 and 1545. Don't have to be pre-booked although this is advised to be sure of your spot. Cost 50. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Wednesday 13th April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" - aka as Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4 - sets sail again with departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details of what's on offer visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 15th to Monday 18th April 2022 - Isle of Man
Rush Hour on the Railways

Four days of events across the Isle of Man's heritage lines.

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th April 2022 - East Anglia Transport Museum
Easter Event

The museum's first event of the year brings fun for all the family including a free treasure hunt ending in prizes for children who take part. The trams and trolleybuses will be running all day along with the East Suffolk Light Railway.

Saturday 16th April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special!

An enchanged tram ride filled with music and stories of faraway lands. Departs from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details see https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Sunday 17th & Monday 18th April 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Memories of the 1940s Homefront

Crich heads back to the 1940s with re-enactors, live entertainment and trams of the period running.

Sunday 17th April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton to the dinosaur activity area and enjoy a ride with music and stories. Departing Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details head to https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Wednesday 20th April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" - aka as Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4 - sets sail again with departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details of what's on offer visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Saturday 23rd April 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Full Day Tram Driver Experience

Your chance to book on and have a day driving a tram at the Heaton Park Tramway!

Saturday 23rd April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Seaton Tramway's unique Bird Hide on Wheels are back for 2022! Take a trip on a tram through Seaton Marshes and Colyford Common and see what birds are about! Trip is led by local experts and departs from Seaton at 0800. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Saturday 23rd April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Riverside Depot Tours

A chance to see behind the scenes at the Riverside Depot including some of the rarely seen trams and the metal and wood workshops. Departing from Seaton Station the tram takes you to the depot for a 20 minute tour before its back on the tram up to Colyton. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/depottours.

Sunday 24th April 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Shuttle bus to Greater Manchester Museum of Transport

A connecting bus will run between the Heaton Park Tramway and the Greater Manchester Museum of Transport. Subject to availability Stockport 5 and Manchester 765 should be in service on the tramway.

Sunday 24th April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Your chance to take the controls of tram between Colyton Station and the Seaton Wetlands Halt giving you 30 minutes of driving. Sessions between 1045 and 1545. Don't have to be pre-booked although this is advised to be sure of your spot. Cost 50. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Sunday 24th April 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton to the dinosaur activity area and enjoy a ride with music and stories. Departing Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details head to https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Saturday 30th April to Monday 2nd May - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Special Event Weekend

More details to follow.

Saturday 30th April 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Taster Tram Driver Experience

Your chance to book on and drive a tram at the Heaton Park Tramway!

Also this month....
* Beamish open Wednesdays to Sundays until 8th April. Further opening dates to be confirmed.
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours every weekend plus 5th, 7th, 12th to 14th, 18th to 21st, 26th and 28th April
* Crich Tramway Village open Saturday to Thursday plus Good Friday 15th April and Friday 22nd April
* East Anglia Transport Museum will be open every Thursday and Sunday plus Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Monday 18th April
* Seaton Tramway operates daily


May 2022

Sunday 1st & Monday 2nd May 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Magical May

May Day Bank Holiday fun including the chance to have a go at Maypole Dancing!

Friday 6th May 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram

Departing from Seaton at 1000 The Story Tram is ideal for the young children with themed stories and action songs along the way to Colyton. The theme for this trip is Betty The Bee - What Makes Me, Me. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Sunday 15th May 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Model Trams Operating

The Robert Whetstone Models will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Sunday 15th May 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Your chance to take the controls of tram between Colyton Station and the Seaton Wetlands Halt giving you 30 minutes of driving. Sessions between 1045 and 1545. Don't have to be pre-booked although this is advised to be sure of your spot. Cost 50. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Tuesday 24th May 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Colyton Heritage Walk

The walk starts at Colyton Station where you learn about the history of the branch line and the coming of the Tramway to Seaton before your guide takes you on a walk into Colyton stopping at points of interest and learning about the town's industry and key events in the past. Cost includes an Explorer Ticket for the Tramway. Lasts approximately 90 minutes and leaves Colyton at 1030. See more at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/trains-trams-trade-guided-walk.

Saturday 28th May to Saturday 4th June 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Great British Seaside

The seaside comes to Crich with eight days of traditional seaside fun.

Saturday 28th May 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special!

An enchanged tram ride filled with music and stories of faraway lands. Departs from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details see https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Sunday 29th May 2022 - East Anglia Transport Museum
50 Years of EATM

Further details to follow.

Sunday 29th May 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Shuttle bus to Greater Manchester Museum of Transport

A connecting bus will run between the Heaton Park Tramway and the Greater Manchester Museum of Transport. Subject to availability Stockport 5 and Manchester 765 should be in service on the tramway.

Sunday 29th May 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton to the dinosaur activity area and enjoy a ride with music and stories. Departing Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details head to https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
* Crich Tramway Village open Saturday to Thursday
* East Anglia Transport Museum will be open every Thursday and Sunday plus Monday 2nd May
* Seaton Tramway operates daily


June 2022

Wednesday 1st June 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" - aka as Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4 - sets sail again with departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details of what's on offer visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 10th June 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram

Departing from Seaton at 1000 The Story Tram is ideal for the young children with themed stories and action songs along the way to Colyton. The theme for this trip is Outdoor Activities - Blowing Away the Cobwebs. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

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.

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th June 2022 - Statfold Barn Railway
Enthusiast Weekend: Sweet Indian Steam

2022 marks locomotive "Alpha"'s 100th birthday and this event will help it to celebrate with a weekend dedicated to Indian steam! Burton & Ashby 14 should also be running on the tram line too. To book tickets visit https://www.statfold.com/sweetindiansteam.

Sunday 19th June 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Model Trams Operating

The Robert Whetstone Models will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Sunday 19th June 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Taster Tram Driver Experience

Your chance to book on and drive a tram at the Heaton Park Tramway!

Sunday 19th June 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Your chance to take the controls of tram between Colyton Station and the Seaton Wetlands Halt giving you 30 minutes of driving. Sessions between 1045 and 1545. Don't have to be pre-booked although this is advised to be sure of your spot. Cost 50. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Tuesday 21st June 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Colyton Heritage Walk

The walk starts at Colyton Station where you learn about the history of the branch line and the coming of the Tramway to Seaton before your guide takes you on a walk into Colyton stopping at points of interest and learning about the town's industry and key events in the past. Cost includes an Explorer Ticket for the Tramway. Lasts approximately 90 minutes and leaves Colyton at 1030. See more at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/trains-trams-trade-guided-walk.

Saturday 25th June 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Riverside Depot Tours

A chance to see behind the scenes at the Riverside Depot including some of the rarely seen trams and the metal and wood workshops. Departing from Seaton Station the tram takes you to the depot for a 20 minute tour before its back on the tram up to Colyton. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/depottours.

Sunday 26th June 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Crime at Crich Event

Who committed the crime? Head to Crich and help to solve the clues!

Sunday 26th June 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Shuttle bus to Greater Manchester Museum of Transport

A connecting bus will run between the Heaton Park Tramway and the Greater Manchester Museum of Transport. Subject to availability Stockport 5 and Manchester 765 should be in service on the tramway.

Sunday 26th June 2022 - Statfold Barn Railway
Cars in Strawberry Park

A variety of cars and vehicles will be on display with the railway museum and award winning railways also in operation. To book tickets visit https://www.statfold.com/copy-of-classic-car-show.

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday plus Wednesday 1st and Friday 3rd June
* Crich Tramway Village open Saturday to Thursday (with exception of Saturday 11th June) plus Friday 3rd June
* East Anglia Transport Museum will be open every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday plus Friday 3rd June
* Seaton Tramway operates daily


July 2022

Friday 1st July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram

Departing from Seaton at 1000 The Story Tram is ideal for the young children with themed stories and action songs along the way to Colyton. The theme for this trip is 999 - Which Emergency Service? More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd July 2022 - East Anglia Transport Museum
London Event 2022

Further details to follow.

Saturday 2nd & 3rd July 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Tramtastic

A day two event to showcase the trams of the Heaton Park Tramway - operational and stored.

Sunday 3rd July 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Classic Motorcycle Day

A display of over 200 classic motorcycles built before 1997 with trophies awarded in several categories.

Saturday 9th July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Riverside Depot Tours

A chance to see behind the scenes at the Riverside Depot including some of the rarely seen trams and the metal and wood workshops. Departing from Seaton Station the tram takes you to the depot for a 20 minute tour before its back on the tram up to Colyton. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/depottours.

Sunday 10th July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Your chance to take the controls of tram between Colyton Station and the Seaton Wetlands Halt giving you 30 minutes of driving. Sessions between 1045 and 1545. Don't have to be pre-booked although this is advised to be sure of your spot. Cost 50. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Sunday 17th July 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Taster Tram Driver Experience

Your chance to book on and drive a tram at the Heaton Park Tramway!

Sunday 17th July 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Model Trams Operating

The Robert Whetstone Models will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Sunday 17th July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Your chance to take the controls of tram between Colyton Station and the Seaton Wetlands Halt giving you 30 minutes of driving. Sessions between 1045 and 1545. Don't have to be pre-booked although this is advised to be sure of your spot. Cost 50. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Tuesday 19th July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Colyton Heritage Walk

The walk starts at Colyton Station where you learn about the history of the branch line and the coming of the Tramway to Seaton before your guide takes you on a walk into Colyton stopping at points of interest and learning about the town's industry and key events in the past. Cost includes an Explorer Ticket for the Tramway. Lasts approximately 90 minutes and leaves Colyton at 1030. See more at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/trains-trams-trade-guided-walk.

Saturday 23rd July 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Full Day Tram Driver Experience

Your chance to book on and drive a tram at the Heaton Park Tramway!

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Natural Seaton Festival

More details to follow.

Saturday 23rd July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Seaton Tramway's unique Bird Hide on Wheels are back for 2022! Take a trip on a tram through Seaton Marshes and Colyford Common and see what birds are about! Trip is led by local experts and departs from Seaton at 1800. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Sunday 24th July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton to the dinosaur activity area and enjoy a ride with music and stories. Departing Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details head to https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Sunday 24th July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Seaton Tramway's unique Bird Hide on Wheels are back for 2022! Take a trip on a tram through Seaton Marshes and Colyford Common and see what birds are about! Trip is led by local experts and departs from Seaton at 1800. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Wednesday 27th to Sunday 31st July 2022 - Isle of Man
Manx Heritage Transport Festival

The return of the Manx Heritage Transport Festival with events over five days showcasing the heritage lines on the Isle of Man.

Wednesday 27th July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" - aka as Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4 - sets sail again with departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details of what's on offer visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 29th July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
ABBA: Take a Chance on Us

The ABBA tribute group perform at Seaton. Starting at 2000 with food also on offer. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/abba.

Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st July - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Special Event Weekend

More details to follow.

Saturday 30th July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special!

An enchanged tram ride filled with music and stories of faraway lands. Departs from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details see https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Sunday 31st July 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Sounds Local

Live music from local musicians.

Sunday 31st July 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Shuttle bus to Greater Manchester Museum of Transport

A connecting bus will run between the Heaton Park Tramway and the Greater Manchester Museum of Transport. Subject to availability Stockport 5 and Manchester 765 should be in service on the tramway.

Sunday 31st July 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton to the dinosaur activity area and enjoy a ride with music and stories. Departing Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details head to https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours every Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday and Sunday (except Sunday 17th July) plus Friday 29th July.
* Crich Tramway Village open Saturday to Thursday until Thursday 21st July and then daily
* East Anglia Transport Museum will be open every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday plus Tuesdays 19th & 26th July
* Seaton Tramway operates daily


August 2022

Wednesday 3rd August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" - aka as Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4 - sets sail again with departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details of what's on offer visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Friday 5th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram

Departing from Seaton at 1000 The Story Tram is ideal for the young children with themed stories and action songs along the way to Colyton. The theme for this trip is Can We Fix It? More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Saturday 6th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special!

An enchanged tram ride filled with music and stories of faraway lands. Departs from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details see https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Saturday 6th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Seaton Tramway's unique Bird Hide on Wheels are back for 2022! Take a trip on a tram through Seaton Marshes and Colyford Common and see what birds are about! Trip is led by local experts and departs from Seaton at 1800. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Sunday 7th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton to the dinosaur activity area and enjoy a ride with music and stories. Departing Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details head to https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Wednesday 10th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" - aka as Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4 - sets sail again with departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details of what's on offer visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th August 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Sounds of the 1950s and 60s

Live music from the 50s and 60s.

Saturday 13th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special!

An enchanged tram ride filled with music and stories of faraway lands. Departs from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details see https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Sunday 14th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton to the dinosaur activity area and enjoy a ride with music and stories. Departing Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details head to https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Sunday 14th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Seaton Tramway's unique Bird Hide on Wheels are back for 2022! Take a trip on a tram through Seaton Marshes and Colyford Common and see what birds are about! Trip is led by local experts and departs from Seaton at 1800. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Monday 15th to Friday 19th August 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Discovery Week

Family activities will be taking place as an added attraction.

Wednesday 17th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" - aka as Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4 - sets sail again with departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details of what's on offer visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st August 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Model Tram and Railway Exhibition

A number of layouts will be in operation throughout the weekend.

Saturday 20th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Fairy Special!

An enchanged tram ride filled with music and stories of faraway lands. Departs from Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details see https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-fairy-special.

Saturday 20th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Bird Watching Tram

Seaton Tramway's unique Bird Hide on Wheels are back for 2022! Take a trip on a tram through Seaton Marshes and Colyford Common and see what birds are about! Trip is led by local experts and departs from Seaton at 1800. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/bird-watching-tram.

Sunday 21st August 2022 - East Anglia Transport Museum
999 Day 2022

Further details to follow.

Sunday 21st August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton to the dinosaur activity area and enjoy a ride with music and stories. Departing Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details head to https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Monday 22nd to Friday 26th August 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Woodland Week

Family activities will be taking place as an added attraction.

Wednesday 24th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" - aka as Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4 - sets sail again with departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details of what's on offer visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Saturday 27th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Edwin Starr Band at Seaton Tramway

See the Edwin Starr Band perform at Seaton terminus with a licensed bar and food available for Claude's Cafe. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/edwin-starr-band-at-seaton-tramway.

Sunday 28th & Monday 29th August 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Teddy Bear's Picnic

If you go down to the tramway today you'll be in for a surprise - its teddy bear's picnic day!

Sunday 28th August 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Shuttle bus to Greater Manchester Museum of Transport

A connecting bus will run between the Heaton Park Tramway and the Greater Manchester Museum of Transport. Subject to availability Stockport 5 and Manchester 765 should be in service on the tramway.

Sunday 28th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Dinosaur Tram Adventure!

Take the tram from Seaton to Colyton to the dinosaur activity area and enjoy a ride with music and stories. Departing Seaton at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details head to https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-dinosaur-tram-adventure.

Wednesday 31st August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Pirate Tram - "The Seaton Pearl"

"The Seaton Pearl" - aka as Blackpool Boat style tram no. 4 - sets sail again with departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. For more details of what's on offer visit https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/pirate-tram-the-seaton-pearl.

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours every day
* Crich Tramway Village open daily
* East Anglia Transport Museum will be open every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday plus Monday 29th August
* Seaton Tramway operates daily


September 2022

Friday 2nd September 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram

Departing from Seaton at 1000 The Story Tram is ideal for the young children with themed stories and action songs along the way to Seaton Wetlands (note this trip does not go to Colyton). The theme for this trip is We're Going on a Bug Hunt! More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Steampunk Weekend

The alternative history combined with science fantasy returns to Crich with fun for all the family.

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September 2022 - Statfold Barn Railway
Road, Rail and Ale 2022

The award winning railway will be in operation again with the added attraction of vintage trucks, tractors, cars and steam traction engines. To book tickets visit https://www.statfold.com/roadrailale.

Sunday 11th September 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Your chance to take the controls of tram between Colyton Station and the Seaton Wetlands Halt giving you 30 minutes of driving. Sessions between 1045 and 1545. Don't have to be pre-booked although this is advised to be sure of your spot. Cost 50. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Tuesday 13th September 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Colyton Heritage Walk

The walk starts at Colyton Station where you learn about the history of the branch line and the coming of the Tramway to Seaton before your guide takes you on a walk into Colyton stopping at points of interest and learning about the town's industry and key events in the past. Cost includes an Explorer Ticket for the Tramway. Lasts approximately 90 minutes and leaves Colyton at 1030. See more at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/trains-trams-trade-guided-walk.

Saturday 17th September 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Tram Day

As many operational trams as possible will run along with photo line-ups of rarely seen trams and much more.

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th September 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Special Event Weekend

More details to follow.

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th September 2022 - East Anglia Transport Museum
Trolleybus Weekend 2022

With after dark running until 2100 on the Saturday this event will see all the available trolleybus fleet running alongside the trams East Suffolk Light Railway. There will be free buses linking the museum with Lowestoft and Beccles using the museum's fleet of preserved buses.

Saturday 24th September 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Riverside Depot Tours

A chance to see behind the scenes at the Riverside Depot including some of the rarely seen trams and the metal and wood workshops. Departing from Seaton Station the tram takes you to the depot for a 20 minute tour before its back on the tram up to Colyton. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/depottours.

Sunday 25th September 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Driver's Eye Experience

Your chance to take the controls of tram between Colyton Station and the Seaton Wetlands Halt giving you 30 minutes of driving. Sessions between 1045 and 1545. Don't have to be pre-booked although this is advised to be sure of your spot. Cost 50. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/drivers-eye-experience.

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours every Friday, Saturday and Sunday except Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September
* Crich Tramway Village open daily until Sunday 4th September and then Saturday to Thursday
* East Anglia Transport Museum will be open every Thursday and Sunday plus Saturday 24th September
* Seaton Tramway operates daily


October 2022

Friday 7th October 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Story Tram

Departing from Seaton at 1000 The Story Tram is ideal for the young children with themed stories and action songs along the way to Colyton. The theme for this trip is Fantastical Creatures. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-story-tram.

Sunday 9th October 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Model Trams Operating

The Robert Whetstone Models will be operating in the Great Exhibition Hall.

Saturday 15th October 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Riverside Depot Tours

A chance to see behind the scenes at the Riverside Depot including some of the rarely seen trams and the metal and wood workshops. Departing from Seaton Station the tram takes you to the depot for a 20 minute tour before its back on the tram up to Colyton. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/depottours.

Sunday 16th October 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Community Day

Free admission to residents who live within 5 miles of Crich.

Saturday 22nd October 2022 - Heaton Park Tramway
Night Photography Event

Posed shots and photo opportunities after the Park has closed to the public.

Monday 24th to Friday 28th October 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Autumn Fun

Family activities during the Half Term holidays.

Saturday 29th October 2022 - East Anglia Transport Museum
Halloween Event 2022

A free witch hunt for children with a prize for every child. The museum remains open until 2100 with the rare chance to ride on the trams and trolleybuses after dark. Extra treats for children in fancy dress.

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until 16th October and then daily 17th to 30th October
* Crich Tramway Village open Saturday to Thursday until Sunday 30th October
* East Anglia Transport Museum will be open every Thursday and Sunday until 27th October and then Saturday 29th October
* Seaton Tramway operates daily until Sunday 30th October


November 2022

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours every Saturday and Sunday


December 2022

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours every Saturday and Sunday (except for Christmas Day!)
* Seaton Tramway operates daily from Tuesday 27th to Saturday 31st December


January 2023

Sunday 1st January 2023 - East Anglia Transport Museum
Happy New Year 2023

The museum will be open to kick off the new year with a free bus service running to Lowestoft.


This page was last updated on Sunday 23rd January 2022


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