Blog Posts from October 2016

Imperial Tramways Company Ledger

Imperial Tramways Company LedgerWe have recently purchased an important ledger dealing with the activities of the Imperial Tramways Company between 1885 and 1898. This was offered to us by Alistair Moffatt, a book dealer from Totnes in Devon who alerted us to its contents and historic interest. The...

Tram Riding Certificates

Tram Riding CertificatesWe now have 21 different tram riding certificates available for purchase from The Forge Shop and Admissions priced at £1.00 each. Ride the trams, save your ticket and then purchase a certificate as a memento or your journey. You will get the chance to ride some of the...

Starlight Spectacular Special Guests Announced

Starlight Spectacular Special Guests AnnouncedOur Starlight Spectacular has just become even more spectacular, with the special guests who will carry out the official ‘Switch On’ on Monday 24th October revealed as Starlight Spiderman* and Starlight Darth Vader* – what a combination! They will be...

LCC1 Progress

LCC1 ProgressSince the roof of LCC1 has had the canvas replaced (see our Blog of September 15th 2016) the Workshop team have fitted the moulding edges and added the bearers for the trolley planks to the roof. The window frames have been dry fitted, and once they are permanently in...

Emmerdale Actor appearing at Starlight Spectacular Event

Emmerdale Actor appearing at Starlight Spectacular EventWe are delighted to announce that our special guest at our Starlight Spectacular event on Saturday 29th October from 4.00pm onwards will be Emmerdale actor, Bhasker Patel. Bhasker will be judging the Super Hero Scarecrows competition, which have been created by local...

Derbyshire Heritage Awards 2016

Derbyshire Heritage Awards 2016We were delighted to host the 2016 Derbyshire Heritage Awards on the evening of Friday 7th October. Crich Tramway Village entered three projects: Best Project on a Limited Budget – featuring the maintenance of our historic urinal; Best Volunteer Project, with the Loan...

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