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Young Volunteers Day

Young Volunteers DaySunday 11th September will see the vintage trams and tramway managed and crewed by a team of young volunteers for the day at Crich Tramway Village. These include Sam Burton-Smith, who completed his tram conductor training aged 16 in July 2015.  Sam said: “I’ve been...

Last Chance to See Joseph!

Last Chance to See Joseph!Joseph, the beautiful Shire horse and star of our popular Horse Tram Days, will be making one final visit to Crich this season, on Wednesday 31st August. He will once again be hauling Sheffield horse tram number 15, from 11.00am to 1.00pm and from 2.00pm until 4.00pm....

WWII Event in Full Swing

WWII Event in Full SwingThe first day of our World War II / 1940s event has attracted a large and enthusiastic group of visitors. As well as entertainment, families could get involved in making code wheels.  There were evacuee scenarios and many people enjoyed the war time fayre in...

Blackpool Balcony 40 Re-launch – Tuesday 26th July 2016

Blackpool Balcony 40 Re-launch – Tuesday 26th July 2016Blackpool trams are always popular at Crich and a great favourite, 90 year old Balcony Car 40 is almost ready to be returned to service. Having received an overhaul, and a repaint, Balcony Car 40 will be emerging from Crich Tramway Village’s excellent Conservation...

Summer Activities at Crich Tramway Village

Summer Activities at Crich Tramway Village    There are some great family creative activities to get involved with at Crich Tramway Village this Summer starting from 1st August. Take a look at Summer Activities at Crich Tramway Village and don’t forget that your full priced tickets give you...

New Model Trams Arrive At Crich

New Model Trams Arrive At CrichC.B.T. open top double-deck tramcar No 206 model When I started working at the Tramway Museum earlier this year one of my first tasks was to deal with the continuing loan of six 1/8th size tramcar models made by the late Robert Whetstone. Five of these superb models...

Well Dressing – Step by Step

Well Dressing – Step by StepCrich Tramway Village is producing a Well Dressing as part of the Crich community activities this year.  The well dressings will be blessed in Crich Village on Saturday 16th July. The process started with soaking the frame, which helps to stop the clay drying out too...
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