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Rolls Royce Community Project

Rolls Royce Community ProjectWe’re always grateful to our volunteers, and this week we have a special team of volunteers from Rolls Royce Community Project. The team of twelve managers and team leaders are here to help with fixing line side fencing, clearing overgrown brambles (ouch!) and...

More About Starlight Spectacular

More About Starlight SpectacularMore news about our Starlight Spectacular. After Wednesday, when the Harry Potter theme finishes, we move on to a Super Hero focus. Thursday 27th October is Super Heroes day with a replica Bat Pod from 4.00 pm, which you can sit in for photographs (additional charge)....

Book Now for our Hogwarts Themed Buffet

Book Now for our Hogwarts Themed BuffetOur Starlight Spectacular event starts on Monday 24th October and runs to Saturday 29th October. Our first blog about this event (below) focuses on Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th October. On Monday 24th October there will be a special Crich Tramway Village light...

LCC 1 – A Lesson in Recanvasing a Roof

LCC 1 – A Lesson in Recanvasing a RoofYesterday we popped over to our Conservation Workshop to see how things were going with our current tramcar restoration project, London County Council No. 1 (LCC1) We timed it just right to have a lesson in how to re-canvas a tramcar roof, from Workshop staff members...

Nominate Your Super Hero

Nominate Your Super HeroCrich Tramway Village is looking for nominations for people living in Derbyshire who have done extraordinary things for their community or families. Those nominated will be assessed and the winners put through to attend a free day at Crich Tramway Village’s Starlight...

Tram Day – Notable Moments

Tram Day – Notable MomentsDespite the damp weather, our Tram Day on Saturday 10th September proved popular with 17 trams in service throughout the day. One notable aspect of the day was the change in Collection, with Oporto Coal Car 65 making it’s last appearance before being officially...

Beamish Bound

Beamish BoundJust after mid-day today Oporto Coal Car 65 departed Crich on route to Beamish, ‘The Living Museum of the North’. Since arriving in the UK, in 2005, Oporto 65 has lived off-site but finally, last week, graced the track at Crich Tramway Village in time to star in our...

Coal Car 65 Removed from Storage

Coal Car 65 Removed from StorageWe announced recently that Porto works car 65 is being transferred to our friends up at Beamish, the Living History Museum of the North. But before going to Beamish the vehicle will be one of the stars of Saturday’s Tram Day event (10th September). The tram has been...

Tram Day – Changes to Collection

Tram Day – Changes to CollectionOn 10th September 2016, Tram Day at Crich Tramway Village will also see The National Railway Museum officially transfer ownership of the Chesterfield horse tram no. 8 and the South Staffordshire Tramways Truck to the National Tramway Museum. Both vehicles are...

Tram Day – Handover of Tramcar C65

Tram Day – Handover of Tramcar C65On Saturday 10th September 2016, Crich Tramway Village, home of the National Tramway Museum, will hold their special Tram Day event, which will this year focus on changes within the Nationally Designated collection of vehicles that the Museum holds. One of the...

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