Fire is one of the fundamental elements that keeps life alive at Bressingham, along with water and coal its one of the vital elements that keeps the trains in steam.
Bressingham has also had a long association with the Fire Service and for many years was the home of some of the Norfolk Historical Fire collection and hosted through the 1980’s and 90’s a combined Fire Rally.
22 and 23 July 2017 sees the return of the two day event after a number of years away. The Norfolk Fire Museum, whose charitable collection is housed at Coltishall will be bringing a selection of appliances from the ages from their normally closed collection.
Fire Fighters will be demonstrating their current day equipment too as well as giving advice on fire prevention and what to do should the worst happen.
For any budding Fireman there will be the chance to climb inside both the uniform and vehicles as well as seeing what your aim is like whilst having a go with a Fire hose – it’s harder than you think!
Bressingham’s own Fire Engine from it’s Dads Army Collection will be present too, we also house some steam powered Fire Appliances – see if you can spot them in the museum.
On Sunday only – Fireman Sam will be making appearances representing the Pontypandy brigade alongside his Norfolk Colleagues, there will be chances in the day to have your picture taken
All of Bressingham’s railways will be in steam operation, the Gallopers will be spinning and all the Gardens and Museums open. So there really is something for everyone to see and do over
For more information on this event and others throughout the year as well as advance booking visit bressingham.co.uk