Blog Posts from July 2015

Afternoon Tea – 18th and 19th July 2015

Afternoon Tea – 18th and 19th July 2015  Great value Afternoon Teas are available in the Poulson Room, above the Red Lion this week-end. Book to avoid disappointment. Full Afternoon Teas to be served in The Poulson Room on Saturday 18th July and Sunday 19th July from 2.30pm – 4.30pm. Afternoon Tea Menu...

Great War Veteran Visits Crich Stand

Great War Veteran Visits Crich Stand  The London Transport Museum Battle Bus, which is currently at Crich as part of the Great War event for this week and the coming weekend, is a true veteran, having been one of the London buses which went to war in 1914. As was appropriate, it was driven up the hill...

Battle Bus on the Way to Crich

Battle Bus on the Way to Crich  London Transport Museum’s 1st World War Battle Bus heads for Crich. On Wednesday 15th July the London Transport Museum’s Battle Bus was loaded on to road transport for this iconic vehicle to commence its long journey north to join in the Great War event at The...

London Battle Bus

London Battle BusBattle Bus Arrives! From the Somme to the Derwent Valley! The Battle Bus has arrived at Crich. B2723 was built in January 1914 and entered service on London General Omnibus Company route 9, between Barnes and Liverpool Street, but was soon commandeered by the War...

World War 1 – Home Front

World War 1 – Home Front  We had a great start to our World War I Event on Monday with a presentation on ‘Derbyshire Yeomanry Go to War’ and World War I songs played on original gramophones. Tuesday 14th July, there’s a presentation on ‘Derby at War’ in the...

Model Tram Sale

Model Tram Sale  A model tram sale will take place at the Model Tram and Railway Exhibition on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd August 2015 from 10am to 5pm at Crich Tramway Village, home of the National Tramway Museum. Surplus and duplicate pre-loved stock will be on sale, with prices...

Young Volunteer becomes a Tram Conductor

Young Volunteer becomes a Tram Conductor  Sam Smith has just completed his training and passed his test to become a tram conductor. Sam, aged 16 from Derby, is a student at Friesland School in Sandiacre, Nottingham and although training for nearly a year, had to stop to make time to take his exams. He is a...

What to do with the Family

What to do with the Family  School Holidays! The school holidays are almost with us and Crich Tramway Village has planned a full programme of additional activities for all the family. Our favourite horse, Joseph, will be with us for three days to give rides on horse tram Sheffield 15 on...

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