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Festival of Steam and Transport

5th and 6th April 2015


What a FANTASTIC weekend had by all this Easter!  The weather was kind and we all had a great time. 

We will be back next Easter Sunday and Monday on

27th and 28th March 2016. 

It is ‘Full Steam Ahead’ to the Festival of Steam and Transport at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, on Easter Sunday and Monday, 27th and 28th March 2016. 

This event promises to be a carnival spectacular for all ages. 

With ALL INCLUSIVE festival fun and entertainment on both days!  A FREE yes, FREE Steam Funfair, street acts, live music, walkabout performers, classic and vintage cars, Locomotives, Steam Engines, Motorbikes and much more.

A Farmers Market and other Festival traders will be on site for that perfect buy. 

An exclusive opportunity for visitors to book the ‘Call The Midwife’ film location tour. 

Farm animals including pigs, sheep, alpacas and honey bees, will be here to learn about, see, pet and feed.  Plus a variety of foods and catering outlets for you to enjoy the perfect Easter treat!  

NEW for 2016 a display of iconic Movie Motors complimented by a two day programme of Movie Music and cover acts!

One price, one place – all inclusive fun!  A great start to the Easter holidays.          

See our picture gallery below for some pictures of 2015. 

If you are a classic vehicle owner and would like to receive information on how to apply for next year's event, please email the Events Executive at with your name, address, telephone number and email.  Thank You. 












This is a fundraising event in aid of Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust.  Registered Charity No. 292101.  Fully Accredited Museum.


All images are for illustrative purposes only and act as a guide to the content of the event.  Information correct at the time of printing.  The organiser, Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, reserves the right to change the programme or cancel activities without notice. 


The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TE, England

Info Line: +44 (0)1634 823807 Trust Office: +44 (0)1634 823800 Fax: +44 (0)1634 823801

Fully Accredited Museum - Registered as a Charity No. 292101