Great North Steam Fair 2019

Thu 11th - Sun 14th Apr

An amazing collection of steam locomotives, motor vehicles and road steam vehicles will converge on Beamish Museum for the annual Great North Steam Fair.

See an array of steam and motor transport – from locomotives and traction engines to cars and motorbikes – in action across the museum.

Star attractions confirmed so far for 2019:

  • Manchester Tram 765 courtesy of Heaton Park Tramway.
  • Blackpool & Fleetwood ‘Box’ 40 courtesy of Crich Tramway Village/National Tramway Museum.
  • River Irt visiting from the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway and Katie courtesy of Ravenglass Railway Museum – a demonstration line has been laid at The Colliery railway and you’ll be able to take a short train ride hauled by River Irt and Katie – the first 15-inch gauge locomotives to operate at the museum!
  • Visit a Model Tramway Exhibition in the Collections Study Room at the Regional Resource Centre on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th April. Enjoy 10 model tram layouts, including a model of Beamish! Two trade stands will be selling model tram kits and accessories.

The Great North Steam Fair is the first event of our Great North Festival of Transport which also includes Horses at Work.

As with all daytime events, you can use your Unlimited Pass or Friends of Beamish membership to enjoy this special event.

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Beamish reserves the right to alter or change this programme at any point.

Great War Steam Fair at Beamish Museum 5th - 8th April 2018