Blog: Family Friendly

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...

Joseph Leads the Way on Father’s Day

Joseph Leads the Way on Father’s DayCrich Tramway Village will be running their 1874 Sheffield 15 horse tram on Wednesday 13th and Sunday 17th June. Joseph the Shire horse will be pulling the horse tram between 11am and 4pm and on 17th June, and the conductor will be, volunteer, Joseph Burberry, so...

We Want Your Views

We Want Your ViewsWe are looking for members of the public (not TMS Members or volunteers at this stage) who have either visited before or never visited Crich Tramway Village, who would be interested in joining a Focus Group and giving some honest opinions within the group. The first...

Did You Know – Reading Urinal

Did You Know – Reading UrinalDid you know about the interesting piece of street furniture in the cul de sac next to the Red Lion Pub? This is a fully functioning Edwardian gentlemen’s urinal, built in 1903 and coming from the Reading Tramway. Serving the Erleigh Road terminus for over 50...

Did you know…?

Did you know…?We have many tramcars in the fleet at Crich and a day out here isn’t complete without taking a ride on our unique collection. This new feature will share our unique artefacts (not all trams!) and hopefully share some of the secrets. The photograph above is...

Tearooms Up-dated

Tearooms Up-datedAfter reviewing our catering operation, we decided to have a counter self -service operation for the new season, with a new menu for a more efficient service to our visitors. Pentalpha were chosen as the preferred contractor to up-date the counter in the Tearooms and...

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