Future Events


September 7th Emergency Vehicles Open Day

Date: Sunday 7th September 2014
Description:

Sunday 7th September

 

Waterworks Open Day and Emergency Vehicles

 

11am – 4pm

The Waterworks will be fully open with restored machinery in operation, together with the industrial narrow gauge railway.

 Enjoy  an informative stroll around our Waterworks with everything fully open, restored machinery in operation and meet our volunteers who will be on hand to explain how it all used to work.

Learn  all about the progress we are making to restore our boilers and steam pumping engine! Work on restoring one of our boilers has now commenced, and we plan to be back in steam for 2015.

Join a free guided tour to find out all about the waterworks, and how it’s developed over the last 100 years.

Discover  the lime kilns up above the main works, where you can also watch the industrial narrow gauge railway at work. Follow our nature trail around the site and see what you can spot!

Relax  in our renowned Tea Room, offering a wide range of hot & cold drinks, sandwiches, toasties, snacks, cakes & ice creams and an outdoor BBQ with locally sourced burgers and sausages, all at a reasonable price. Please feel free to make use of the picnic tables around the site too.

Plus: our own bric-a brac and book stall – always plenty to buy!

Our theme for this Open Day is ‘Emergency Vehicles’

Visiting fire engines of all ages and sizes lined up for close inspection, and in action! Other emergency vehicles from the past also on display!

 

 

Price: £5 for adults, £4 for concessions and under 16s free
Time: 11am - 4pm

October 5th Autumn Rally Open Day

Date: Sunday 5th October 2014
Description:

Sunday 5th October

 

Autumn Rally

 

11am – 4pm

 

Enjoy  an informative stroll around our Waterworks with everything fully open, restored machinery in operation and our volunteers on hand to explain how it all used to work.

Learn  all about the progress we are making to restore our boilers and steam pumping engine!

Discover  the lime kilns up above the main works, where you can also watch the industrial narrow gauge railway at work. Follow our nature trail around the three acre site and see what you can spot!

Relax  in our renowned Tea Room, offering a wide range of hot & cold drinks, sandwiches, toasties, snacks, cakes & ice creams and an outdoor BBQ with locally sourced burgers and sausages, all at a reasonable price. Please feel free to make use of the picnic tables around the site too.

Our very popular end of season rally - steam engines, stationary engines, displays and more! Come and help make this a great end to a good year for the Waterworks.

The Waterworks will be fully open with restored machinery in operation, together with the industrial narrow gauge railway.

Free preserved bus service from and to Winchester! Have a bus ride as part of your day at the Waterworks!

Price: £5 for adults, £4 for concessions and under 16s free
Time: 11am - 4pm