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Bluebird

Bluebird‘Bluebird’ is taking shape again. An important stage was reached today in the restoration of LCC1, when the roof was reunited with the main framework of the tramcar. The overhead wiring in the area of the Bandstand at Crich Tramway Village had been re-aligned to give...

Sandford Award

Sandford AwardCrich Tramway Village won the Sandford Award for the second time this year and was notified back in July this year. Our Learning and Participation Manager, Jan Barratt, went to Worcester Cathedral on Monday 21st November to receive the award.  Jan is pictured above...

Thank You!

Thank You!At our special event on Saturday 5th November, for Museum members and invited guests, the opportunity was taken by James Harkins to give a big ‘Thank You’ to Lynda Wright.  ‘Thank you for saving my life!’ Visitors to our 1940’s events might recognise James as a...

Imperial Tramways Company Ledger

Imperial Tramways Company LedgerWe have recently purchased an important ledger dealing with the activities of the Imperial Tramways Company between 1885 and 1898. This was offered to us by Alistair Moffatt, a book dealer from Totnes in Devon who alerted us to its contents and historic interest. The...

Tram Riding Certificates

Tram Riding CertificatesWe now have 21 different tram riding certificates available for purchase from The Forge Shop and Admissions priced at £1.00 each. Ride the trams, save your ticket and then purchase a certificate as a memento or your journey. You will get the chance to ride some of the...

Starlight Spectacular Special Guests Announced

Starlight Spectacular Special Guests AnnouncedOur Starlight Spectacular has just become even more spectacular, with the special guests who will carry out the official ‘Switch On’ on Monday 24th October revealed as Starlight Spiderman* and Starlight Darth Vader* – what a combination! They will be...

LCC1 Progress

LCC1 ProgressSince the roof of LCC1 has had the canvas replaced (see our Blog of September 15th 2016) the Workshop team have fitted the moulding edges and added the bearers for the trolley planks to the roof. The window frames have been dry fitted, and once they are permanently in...

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