Special events

Special events

Founder Day Gala

Steam engines

5th April 2020 10:30 – 16:00

Save the date! Robert will be starting his 40th season here at Thursford on the 5th April and we are going to be celebrating in style!
Expect live steam, more shows from Robert, vintage vehicles, extra visiting mechanical organs & engines. We will also be getting a couple of our most prestigious engines out into day light on show for the first time since their restoration (weather dependant)!

£6:50 per adult, under 12s come FREE

Thursford Garden Pavilion wedding show

15th March 2020

The Thursford Garden pavilion wedding show is back! Come and pay us a visit if you are planning your special day, get a few ideas and hopefully find your dream venue (us?)! Even if you’re not getting married this is still a lovely day out, maybe there might be a little bit of free food and drink as well.

Entrance is FREE

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

6/11/2019 to 23/12/2020 – 2.oopm & 7.oopm

The largest Christmas show in the country! Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, a cast of over 130 performers deliver an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety.
Telephone our ticket hotline on 01328 878477 for details of availability.
Shows daily at 2.00pm & 7.00pm from 6th November – 23rd December 2019.
Prices range from £38.00 – £50.00
All prices are subject to postage fees and other related charges.

Santa’s Magical Journey

Nov – Dec 2020

Your journey takes you from penguins and polar bears to giant sized teddy bears ready to load Santa’s sleigh and then past the busy elves hard at work in the toy factory with the wonderful wrapping machine.
You’ll meet lots of fantasy characters including the snowman’s family but watch out for the snowballs! The journey then leads you through the magical forest to reach Santa’s House where you meet the man himself and the children will receive their gifts. For opening times and booking please access Santa’s Magical Journey page.





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