Bressingham Steam Museum 2017 Events

7th March 2017

Events at Bressingham Steam Museum 2017


Monday 27th March: First Day of the Main Season.

Sunday 16th & Monday 17th April (Easter Sunday & Easter Monday): Peppa Pig visits Bressingham.

Peppa Pig visits Bressingham making personal appearances throughout the day. There will be an Easter Egg Trail and Children’s Entertainer too!


Saturday 29th April – Monday 1st May (Early May Bank Holiday): Heritage Steam Gala.

Bressingham officially launches the return of Standard Gauge Steam to Bressingham. Showcasing A1X class locomotive number B662 “Martello” built in 1975 which has recently been restored by Bressingham volunteers. It will also be the official re-launch of 2ft Gauge locomotive “Gwynedd” of 1883 also recently restored and in original Penrhyn Railway livery for the first time in preservation. Bressingham will be joined by visiting 2ft gauge locomotives from Wales along with a variety of steam traction engines and steam rollers from around the region.


Sunday 14th May: 1940s Day.

Bressingham will be taking a step back in time to the days of the Home Guard on Sunday 14th May 2017. There will be live music, reenactors, period vehicles and stalls throughout all of Bressingham. Bressingham will once again be supported by the Dad’s Army Appreciation Society who will be arranging for cast members from Croft & Perry Sitcoms to make guest appearances during the day.


Sunday 28th May: Rover Car Rally.

Large display of veteran cars by the Norfolk and Norwich owners club


Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd July: Fire Engine Rally

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd July: Fire Engine Rally (Fireman Sam visits Bressingham on Sunday 23rd) Fire engines from the days of steam through to present day will be displayed at Bressingham throughout this event weekend. There will be a whole host of activities and demonstrations taking place from fire crews throughout the weekend. Fireman Sam visits Bressingham on Sunday only!


Saturday 12th August: The Garden Railway Show.

This annual exhibition sees some of the best portable Garden Scale model railways in the country visit Bressingham. The exhibition is supported by trade stalls specialising in Garden Railway Modelling. Special Entry only price to the exhibition £5 per person.


Bressingham 004Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August: Steam in Miniature.

Bressingham is joined by 25+ miniature steam engines. Come and see these magnificent live steam scale models trundling around the museum site. There is a parade of engines in the afternoon on both days.


Sunday 3rd September: Model Railway Show.

This annual exhibition showcases some of the region’s best model railway layouts. The exhibition is supported by trade stalls specialising in Railway Modelling. Special Entry only price to the exhibition £5 per person.


Sunday 24th September: Vintage Farm Rally.

Bressingham is joined by a wide variety of exhibits at the vintage Rally. There will be tractors, live threshing, stationary engines visiting steam engines and much more!


Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October (From 5:30pm): Halloween evening with Ghost Train.

Come and ride the Ghost Train and Spooky Gallopers at Bressingham. There will be witches, ghosts and ghoulish goings on to spot both on the train trip and inside the Museum. Coming in costume adds to the occasion, so why not get the whole family to dress up?


Selected dates in December: Santa visits Bressingham.

December: 2nd / 3rd, 9th / 10th, 16th / 17th, 21st / 22nd / 23rd / 24th A visit to Santa at Bressingham includes: A ride on a Steam Train on the Nursery Line for everyone, a visit to Father Christmas and a present from him and rides on the Gallopers roundabout. The Dads Army Exhibition is decorated for Christmas and a Children’s entertainer will be in the Village Hall.