Blog Posts from July 2016

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 free return...

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...

Well Dressing at Crich Tramway Village

Well Dressing at Crich Tramway VillageDo you know what a well dressing is? Do you know the history of well dressing in Derbyshire? Do you know what materials are used? Would you like to help us make our well dressing? This year the theme is water, so we will be featuring our tramcar Cardiff 131 in the...

Return of a Favourite

Return of a FavouriteBlackpool trams are always popular at Crich and a great favourite, Balcony Car 40, is almost ready to be returned to service. Having received an overhaul, and a repaint, 40 will be emerging from Crich Tramway Village’s excellent ‘Restoration Workshop’ in pristine...

Edwardian Event – 15th to 17th July 2016

Edwardian Event – 15th to 17th July 2016Step back in time and experience the nostalgia of the Edwardian period, including some First World War elements from Friday 15th – Sunday 17th July 2016. As well as vintage trams from the era running daily, there will be a programme of events including re-enactor...

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