Steam’s up at museum

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum is hosting Vintage and Steam.

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum is hosting Vintage and Steam.

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The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, Chichester, has a vintage and steam festival tomorrow and Sunday from 10.30am-5pm.

The traditional festival will include full-sized and model steam engines on display and working around the site.

There will also be vintage and commercial vehicles, classic cars and horse-drawn caravans on show.

Displays of a variety of vehicles will be in the main arena throughout the weekend and the wide range should appeal to the whole family.

You will also be able to view working steam rollers, steam lorries, model boats and miniature railways.

Visitors to the Singleton venue will also be able to ride on the steam-powered carousel gallopers.

The weekend event will have a vintage theme accompanied by a vintage fair with a variety of stalls selling a range of products. Vintage music, local crafts, traditional displays and a themed tea tent can also be enjoyed.

Admission is £11.90 for adults and £6.90 for children. For more information call 01243 811348 or visit

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