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Winter Working Progressing

Winter Working ProgressingThe unseasonably fine and mild weather for Crich has allowed our Facilities team to make good progress on a range of winter projects over the past couple of weeks. In the Permanent Way Yard, a concrete hardstanding has been completed to provide a work area for...

Early Christmas Present!

Early Christmas Present!

In January 2018 The Tramway Museum began a fundraising campaign to buy a 1913 Leyland ‘Combination Car’ motorbus. The Museum has now raised the £65,000 needed for the purchase, thanks to many generous donations and a grant of £45,000 from The H.B. Allen Charitable Trust.

Winter Outside Working

Winter Outside WorkingWith Crich Tramway Village being closed to the public for only a week, our team have wasted no time getting stuck into a busy schedule of winter maintenance tasks across the site. Watch this space for further updates or why not get in touch to volunteer and become...

Special Local Hero Announced for Special Event

Special Local Hero Announced for Special EventFollowing a search for a local hero to switch on the illuminations at Crich Tramway Village’s Starlight Extravaganza, the winner is police dog PD Axle, from the Derbyshire Police Dog Section who was nominated as a local hero by Tammy and Darren Barnes from Belper. PD...

Community Day – Saturday 20th October 2018

Community Day at Crich Tramway Village Saturday 20th October is Community Day at Crich Tramway Village, when local residents living within 5 miles of Crich can visit the venue for free on production of proof of residence. In addition, as a thank you to the Heritage...

Ripley Rattlers Inspire Local Artist

Ripley Rattlers Inspire Local ArtistThe photograph above shows, from left to right: Dani Kirk; Christine Shawcross and Ruth Gray. Ruth Gray, a local artist from Belper, has generously donated an original painting of a ‘Ripley Rattler’ to Dani Kirk of the Tramway Museum’s catering staff and...

Crich Tramway Village Voted Group Friendly Attraction

Crich Tramway Village Voted Group Friendly AttractionWe are delighted to have been voted Group Travel World’s latest Group Friendly Attraction, and will be featured in their September issue of the magazine. The award is voted for by readers of Group Travel World Magazine, so we would like to thank all those who...

Volunteers Raise Funds

Volunteers Raise FundsSome of the Crich Tramway Village volunteers, who also work at Nottingham Express Transit (NET) have raised funds for two charities. A special trip to NET was advertised at £30 per ticket and included a behind-the-scenes tour of the Wilkinson Street depot and trip on...

Delightful Insights – Photographic Donations

Delightful Insights – Photographic DonationsOver the past few months we have been working through our backlog of photographic donations. This involves looking through what has been given to us and checking it against our existing collection to see if we have the images or not. Here is a look at some of the...

Crich Tramway Village is a brand name for the National Tramway Museum (Accredited with Arts Council England), solely owned and operated by The Tramway Museum Society, incorporated in England with liability by guarantee (no. 744229). Registered charity number 313615. Our ICO number is Z6700136.

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