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July 2017


Burrelling to Brighton

James Hamilton shadowed Burrell Showman’s Margaret through London as it travelled from Essex to Brighton.

Still Haunting, A Century On

A unique sideshow returned to the fairground this year. Brian Gooding tells the story of its restoration.

Happy 70th Birthday PS Waverley

John Hannavy looks back at the life of this iconic paddle steamer.

The Ironbridge Challenge

Engine crews were persuaded to test their mettle on a challenging course on the hills of Severn gorge. James Hamilton enjoyed the spectacle.

A Real Rarity

Tim Bolton takes a brief look at what is possibly a unique survivor.

Lucky Seven

Gary Morrison collects classic Ford tractors in Aberdeenshire. Bob Weir went to see.

On The Paper Trail - part 1

John Hannavy  explores the world of papermaking.

Glos of Interest

Jim Wilkie makes some interesting discoveries in south-west Gloucestershire.

Woodhorn’s Black Diamonds

Bob Weir explores a former coal mine in the North East which is now one of the area’s major museums.

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