Rally Calendar July 2015

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JULY
3-19
The Great War - Home Front re-enactors, exhibitors, lectures and educational sessions, along with period tramcars Crich Tramway Village.



4
Yelloway Centenary at Rochdale Town Hall. A unique display of restored former Yelloway coaches and artefacts, etc. Yelloway100@gmail.com



4-5
Trolley Weekend at the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft near Doncaster. Tel 01724 711391

North Norfolk Railway Vintage Transport Festival & Bus Weekend at Holt Station (A148). Free Vintage Buses Holt-Sheringham. bus@johnrstewart.co.uk

The Llangollen Railway Classic Transport Weekend.

50th Anniversary of the site of the East Anglia Transport Museum near Lowestoft. Tel 01502 518459.

Model Event at Isle of Wight Bus Museum in Ryde.

Bus & Coach Weekend at the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway at Wirksworth in Derbyshire. Limited space, book in early. Free all day rail rover ticket each entry. Tel 07590 992627 or geoffrey.clark3@ntlworld.com



5
Eastbourne Bus Running Day based on the Station.

Uncompleted Northern Line extension Walk & Study Tour. Finsbury Park to Alexandra Palace. nleevents@outlook.com

Yelloway Centenary Celebration Road Run from Manchester Museum of Transport to Bury Transport Museum, via Oldham, Rochdale and Rawtenstall. Email for details

Keighley Bus Museum Running Day in Shipley and Baildon.

Whitley Bay Bus Rally at The Links.



11-12
Wiston Steam Rally at Steyning in West Sussex, with gathering of Southdown buses.



12
Haverhill Historic Transport Rally & Road Run.

What's in Store? See behind the scenes at Ipswich Transport Museum.

Merseyside Transport Trust Open Day.

The 9th Annual Peterborough Bus & Commercial Vehicle Rally at Sacrewell Farm (A47/A1 junction). All buses and commercials welcome. Free entry.

South Yorkshire Transport Museum Open Day at their Aldwarke premises in Rotherham.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway's 8th Classic Bus Rally & Running Day at Toddington Station.

West Riding Bus Group Running Day & Vehicle Rally at Heath Common, Wakefield.

Aston Manor Road Transport Museum Open & Running Day at Aldridge near Walsall.



13-19
First World War at the Crich Tramway Village.



18
Alton Bristol RE and Country Pub Running Day. Organised by the Hants & Surrey RE Group.

Ebbw Vale Classic Bus & Fun Day in the town centre.



18-19
Fir Park Wings & Wheelsat Firpark on the A46 in Lincolnshire.

Classic Transport Weekend at the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway at Wirksworth in Derbyshire.



19
Alton Bus Rally & Running Day at Anstey Park.

Devon Coastal Run from Exeter to Bovey Tracey.

Tram Sunday at the Fleetwood Festival of Transport.

Built in Workington Day of the Workington Transport Heritage Trust, held at Energus opposite the old Leyland bus factory premises.



20
"Made in Scotland" display at the Grampian Transport Museum at Alford in Aberdeenshire.



24-25
London Transport Museum Guided Tours at Acton Depot.



25
"Gathering preview", including twilight trolleybuses, at the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft near Doncaster. Tel 01724 711391



26
The Sandtoft Gathering at the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft near Doncaster. Tel 01724 711391

Black Prince Buses "Welcome Home" event, to mark the 10th anniversary of closure. Based at Morley with former Black Prince buses running to Leeds, Thorpe and Gildersome. For timetables and more: blackprincebuses@outlook.com

Nottingham Area Bus Society Gathering & Running Day at the Transport Heritage Centre at Ruddington.

Plymouth Bus Rally organised by the Plymouth City Transport Preservation Group.

Beaumanor Hall Classic Car & Transport Show at Woodhouse in Leicestershire.

Worthing Sea Front Bus Rally & Running Day.



29
Noggin, Nosh & Natter organised by Commercial Transport in Preservation at the George Inn, Longbridge Deverill, near Warminster.