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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!


August 2022

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

Family activities will be taking place as an added attraction.

Monday 15th August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Space Tram

New for 2022 a themed event where a two hour trip transports you from the real world into an enclosed interactive event as you are go on a guided mission learning all about space and engineering. Departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. More details and to book at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-space-tram.

Tuesday 16th August 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

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.

Thursday 18th August - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Transport Collection Thursdays

With at least one locomotive running at the Colliery and other exhibits from the resident museum fleet running around the site. Tram service also operates as normal.

Thursday 18th August - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Afternoon Tea Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower at 1100 the tram takes you on a tour north to Little Bispham and back to North Pier and Tower. Its then into the iconic Tower Ballroom for Afternoon Tea at 1200. Prices: Adults (aged 8+) - 25, Child (3-8) - 15, Under 3s travel free unless occupying a seat. More details and to book at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/2641/.

Friday 19th August 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Saturday 20th August 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

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.

Monday 22nd August 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Space Tram

New for 2022 a themed event where a two hour trip transports you from the real world into an enclosed interactive event as you are go on a guided mission learning all about space and engineering. Departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. More details and to book at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-space-tram.

Tuesday 23rd August 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

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.

Thursday 25th August - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Transport Collection Thursdays

With at least one locomotive running at the Colliery and other exhibits from the resident museum fleet running around the site. Tram service also operates as normal.

Thursday 25th August - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Afternoon Tea Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower at 1100 the tram takes you on a tour north to Little Bispham and back to North Pier and Tower. Its then into the iconic Tower Ballroom for Afternoon Tea at 1200. Prices: Adults (aged 8+) - 25, Child (3-8) - 15, Under 3s travel free unless occupying a seat. More details and to book at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/2641/.

Friday 26th August 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Saturday 27th to Monday 29th August 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Special Event Weekend

Please note this weekend replaces the previously announced special event on 30th/31st July. More details to follow.

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.

Tuesday 30th August 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

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....
* Beamish open daily.
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run Promenade and Coastal Tours every day. Evening Tours run 3rd, 10th, 13th, 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th August. Tramtown tours are available every Monday and Saturday.
* Crich Tramway Village open daily
* East Anglia Transport Museum will be open every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday plus Monday 29th August
* Manx Electric Railway services run daily. Timetable D: Every day. Evening service E: Every Wednesday. Evening service G: Every Friday.
* Seaton Tramway operates daily
* Snaefell Mountain Railway services run daily using timetable D.


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 3rd September 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

Tuesday 6th September 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Thursday 8th September - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Afternoon Tea Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower at 1100 the tram takes you on a tour north to Little Bispham and back to North Pier and Tower. Its then into the iconic Tower Ballroom for Afternoon Tea at 1200. Prices: Adults (aged 8+) - 25, Child (3-8) - 15, Under 3s travel free unless occupying a seat. More details and to book at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/2641/.

Friday 9th September 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Beamish Transport Gala

Post 1930s road vehicles will be visiting with some steam powered vehicles also running. Pockerley Waggonway, Colliey Railway and narrow gauge lines will be operating along with the tramway.

Saturday 10th September 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

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 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

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.

Friday 16th September 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

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.

Tuesday 20th September 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Friday 23rd September 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

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

More details to follow.

Saturday 24th September 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

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 - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Classic Car Rally

The Events Field will be full of vehicles in this event organised by The North of England Classic and Pre-War Automobiles Motoring Club.

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.

Friday 30th September 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Friday 30th September 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Memory Tram: Special

This trip offers people with dementia and their carers the chance to enjoy a tram ride to Colyton and activities and refreshments in the Garden Room. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/memorytram.

Also this month....
* Beamish open daily.
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run daytime Promenade and Coastal Tours every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Illumination Tours will run nightly from Saturday 3rd September except for Saturday 17th September. Tramtown tours are available every Monday and Saturday.
* 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
* Manx Electric Railway services run daily until Sunday 18th and then Tuesdays to Sundays. Timetable D: All operating days until Sunday 25th with exception of Monday 12th (timetable C runs). Timetable C: Tuesday 27th to Friday 30th. Evening service G: Fridays 2nd to 23rd.
* Seaton Tramway operates daily
* Snaefell Mountain Railway services run daily until Sunday 18th and then Tuesdays to Sundays. Timetable D: All operating days until Sunday 25th except Monday 12th. Timetable C: Monday 12th and Tuesday 27th to Friday 30th.


October 2022

Tuesday 4th October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Thursday 6th October - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Afternoon Tea Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower at 1100 the tram takes you on a tour north to Little Bispham and back to North Pier and Tower. Its then into the iconic Tower Ballroom for Afternoon Tea at 1200. Prices: Adults (aged 8+) - 25, Child (3-8) - 15, Under 3s travel free unless occupying a seat. More details and to book at https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/2641/.

Thursday 6th October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

Friday 7th October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

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.

Tuesday 11th October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Thursday 13th October - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Transport Collection Thursdays

With at least one locomotive running at the Colliery and other exhibits from the resident museum fleet running around the site. Tram service also operates as normal.

Thursday 13th October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

Friday 14th October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16tb October - Beamish: The Living Museum of the North
Tractor Gathering

Tractors of all shapes and sizes will be displayed on the Events Field. Trams continue to run around the museum tramway.

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th October 2022 - Crich Tramway Village
Community Weekend

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

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.

Tuesday 18th October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Thursday 20th October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

Friday 21st October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Friday 21st October 2022 - Seaton Tramway
Memory Tram: Special

This trip offers people with dementia and their carers the chance to enjoy a tram ride to Colyton and activities and refreshments in the Garden Room. More details at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/memorytram.

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.

Wednesday 26th to Sunday 30th October 2022 - Isle of Man
Winter Transport Festival

The return of the British Trams Online Tram of the Year award winning event. Expect lots of action across the Island's heritage railways.

Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th October 2022 - Seaton Tramway
The Space Tram

New for 2022 a themed event where a two hour trip transports you from the real world into an enclosed interactive event as you are go on a guided mission learning all about space and engineering. Departures at 1100, 1300, 1500. These trips have a Halloween theme. More details and to book at https://www.tram.co.uk/events/view/the-space-tram.

Friday 28th October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

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.

Monday 31st October 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Three tours run for Halloween departing North Pier and Tower at 1700, 1830 and 2000 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

Also this month....
* Beamish open daily until 30th October.
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run daytime Promenade and Coastal Tours Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until 16th October and then daily 17th to 30th October. Illumination Tours run nightly. Tramtown tours are available every Monday and Saturday.
* 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
* Manx Electric Railway services run Tuesdays to Sundays. Timetable C: All operating days until Sunday 16th then Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th. Timetable B: All operating days Tuesday 18th to Wednesday 26th. Evening service G: Friday 28th. Timetable C+: Sunday 30th October.
* Seaton Tramway operates daily until Sunday 30th October
* Snaefell Mountain Railway services run Tuesdays to Sundays. Timetable C: All operating days Saturday 1st to Sunday 16th and Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th. Timetable B: All operating days Tuesday 18th to Wednesday 26th.


November 2022

Tuesday 1st November 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Thursday 3rd November 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

Friday 4th November 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Thursday 10th November 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

Friday 11th November 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Thursday 17th November 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

Friday 18th November 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Thursday 24th November 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Ghost Tram

The popular Ghost Tram runs again in 2022 with Victoria Ghost Hunter Stephen Mercer on board for spooky tales about ghosts from the coast. Departs North Pier and Tower at 1915 for a 75 minute tour which runs to Little Bispham back to Starr Gate before returning to North Pier and Tower. Prices: Adults - 12, Child (under 16) - 6.

Friday 25th November 2022 - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Fish & Chips Tram Tour

Departing from North Pier and Tower for a 75 minute tour north to Little Bispham and then back south to Pleasure Beach before returning to North Pier and Tower. Fish and Chips will come from the award winning Papas Fish & Chips which you will be able to enjoy on board your tram. Boarding is 15 minutes before departure, prices from 12 per adult. For details of the tour - including specific costs and departure times depending on the date of the tour visit https://blackpoolheritage.com/tours/fish-chips-tram-tour/.

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run daytime Promenade and Coastal Tours every Saturday and Sunday. Illumination Tours run nightly. Tramtown tours are available every Monday and Saturday.


December 2022

Also this month....
* Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours run daytime Promenade and Coastal Tours every Saturday and Sunday (except for Christmas Day!). Illumination Tours run nightly except for 25th/26th December. Tramtown tours are available every Monday and Saturday until 10th December.
* 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.


September 2023

Dates to be confirmed - Isle of Man
Manx Electric Railway 130

Events to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Manx Electric Railway. More details to follow.


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