February Half Term Opening
Dads Army Halls, One Railway and Gallopers operating.
Sat 10 Feb 2018 to Sun 18 Feb 2018
Bressingham repeats its February Half Term opening again in 2018.. Daily during half term between 11am and 4pm. (last rides 4pm).
One of our Railways (Nursery – Diesel hauled and Gallopers will be in operation and the Dads Army Exhibition Hall will be open for this period. The locomotive sheds will be closed.
Walk up Entry prices are £4.25 Adults, £3.25 Children (online £4 and £2.75). Rides on the railway and Gallopers can be paid for as used. £1 each for the train or the Gallopers. Garden Entry (if open) is not included (we do not hold the licence from the Bloom Family for the Gardens in the Winter).
Check the News section of the website for any current alterations during this cold/windy period!
Full Steam-Up Weekend: A celebration of steam at Bressingham Steam Museum.
Sat 5 May 2018 to Mon 7 May 2018
Bressingham Steam Museum will be hosting its annual Heritage Steam Gala over the Early May Bank Holiday weekend celebrating the return to steam of 2 historic engines.
Bressingham is proud to be able to launch two of the oldest locomotives in England back into steam service for 2017. We are excited to present Port class quarry Hunslet 316 “Gwynedd” of 1883 in original later Penrhyn Railway livery for the first time in preservation. We are equally pleased to present A1X class standard gauge locomotive number B662 “Martello” built in 1875 in Southern Railways livery for the first time since 1948.
This special weekend will see guest 2ft narrow gauge locomotives visiting Bressingham. Quarry Hunslet ‘Hugh Napier’ (built in 1904) will be visiting Bressingham for the whole weekend. Hugh Napier is based at the Ffestiniog Railway but is part of the National Trust Collection. Also visiting Bressingham for the weekend is Quarry Hunslet ‘Maid Maid’ (built in 1903) from the Bala Lake Railway in Wales. Interestingly Maid Marion has been at Bressingham before as she was one of the early fleet of 2ft engines at the museum running from 1967 – 1971.
A recently restored Clayton and Shuttleworth logburning portable engine based in Malaysia. Restored by Wheeler Steam. (Probably its only public steaming before returning to Malaysia)! Garrett Traction engine ‘Felsted Belle’: No7 single, works No. 32936, built in 1916.
Aveling & Porter steam tractor ‘Margaret’ built in 1913 No 7898 (Attending Saturday and Sunday only).
Rover Car Rally
Sun 27 May 2018
Large display of veteran cars by the Norfolk and Norwich owners club
Narrow Gauge East
(New Event for 2018)
A celebration of narrow gauge modelling.
Sat 2 Jun 2018
A celebration of narrow gauge modelling. There will be a variety of narrow gauge railway layouts, trade stalls and society stands at the exhibition .
The museum will steam all of it’s narrow gauge fleet for this event. Providing passenger services and demonstration freight trains. There will be opportunites for driver experience and footplate rides too!
If you are interested in exhibiting a narrow gauge railway layout, would like a stall or have a relevant society stand please contact the museum.
For more info and more events got to www.bressingham.co.uk