Blog Posts from August 2015

Model Tram and Railway Exhibition

Model Tram and Railway Exhibition  Discovery Week finishes this week-end with a Science Boffin in the Learning Centre on Saturday 22nd August from 10.30am. There’s a Model Tram and Railway Exhibition on Saturday and Sunday in the Exhibition Hall and Workshop Gallery, which will include...

The Big Book Sale Returns

The Big Book Sale Returns  We are absolutley delighted to say that as part of our TMS 60 event on Saturday 19th September, our Library staff and volunteers, will be back with their ‘BIG BOOK SALE’. We took a year off last year from doing book sales, as the Library staff and...

Horse Tram Cancelled Tuesday 18th August 2015

Horse Tram Cancelled Tuesday 18th August 2015  We are sorry to advise our visitors that the horse tram will not be running on Tuesday 18th August 2015 due to the handler having an injury.  We wish Peter a speedy recovery and will up-date you when we have further news regarding whether the horse will be here...

Chernobyl Visit

Chernobyl Visit  A group of children from Chernobyl and their host families visited Crich Tramway Village week commencing 10th August. They had never been on trams before and were thrilled to get the opportunity. They presented staff members with gifts and a song from their...

Conductor Retirement

Conductor Retirement  Lawrence Napier has been a volunteer conductor at Crich Tramway Village for more than 40 years but on Friday 7th August he hung up his ticket punch and cash bag for the last time, having reached retirement age. Lawrence’s life-time interest in trams was...

1940s Home Front Event

1940s Home Front EventIt’s Friday and both re-enactors and visitors are enjoying our 1940s Event. The re-enactors are gearing up for the weekend, each in their own way. Some are planning their activities, or anticipating the increase in visitor numbers. Others are just making the most of...