Classic Car and Bike Meeting

On the first Sunday of each month you’re invited to this regular Ruddington event for heritage vehicle lovers. (Photo above by Jim Goodinson.) You can look at dozens of visiting classic cars and bikes as well as explore all the other attractions at Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTHC). These include vintage buses, model railways, ride-on miniature railways (below), the Bric-a-Brac shop, the on-site Heritage Cafe and a kiddies’ play park. Organisers say: “There’s no need to book – just turn up. But please try to donate £2 in the voluntary green box…

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NTHC Hallowe’en!

“Visit our spooky train carriages if you dare!” say event organisers at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTHC). This Hallowe’en event runs from 12-noon to 4pm on Saturday 28th October & Sunday 29th October. It’ll cost a fiver for children. Please note: Grown-ups must be accompanied by a child because this is a kids’ event! Keep updated with this NTHC Hallowe’en event which should be on the Facebook page >>HERE<<. Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre is one of Ruddington’s main visitor attractions. It’s a great place for a family day out with miniature railways, vintage…

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NTHC Firework Spectacular 2023

Ruddington’s famous ‘Firework Spectacular‘ is at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre on Saturday 4th November. NTHC’s annual evening display for Guy Fawkes night features a funfair, hot food,  a licensed bar and live music. Also the model railway and miniature train rides will be available. Buy your ticket in advance from The Heritage Cafe on Wednesdays 10am to 3pm, or Saturdays & Sundays from 10am to 4pm at the NTHC Ruddington site (N.B. up to 1pm only on Saturday 4th November). Also tickets available on the day at the gate from 4.30pm,…

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Autumn Road Transport Rally

All forms of road transport – large and small – are invited along at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre on Sunday 8th October from 10am to 4pm. Organisers of the Road Transport Rally say: “We welcome classic cars, buses and lorries – representing a wide range of eras and purposes.” Other Heritage site attractions will be open as usual because NTHC is one of Ruddington’s family visitor attractions – from going on a miniature train ride to looking around the various heritage groups on-site, like the model railway (pictured). It’s a…

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Autumn Miniature Traction Engine Rally

This weekend event will be hosted at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTCH) and everyone’s welcome to the Miniature Traction Engine Rally on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September. Organisers say: ” Our Heritage Cafe will be open both days as will the Nottingham Area Bus Society garage. Sunday will see the miniature railway in operation giving rides for a small fee and the Ruddington Model Railway Club will be open to view their many different layouts. Free to enter but we do kindle request a £2.00 donation to park.” NTHC is…

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TVR Classic Car Gathering: ‘Pre-80s’ Club

Meet owners and see the iconic motorsport design at the TVR Car Club ‘Pre-80s’. It’s at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTCH) from 10am to 4pm on Sunday 17th September. Adult entry will be £2.00 each with children free. Organisers say they’re “expecting to bring along around 100 examples of the classic marque. This will mean that visitor parking will be limited on our site, so please accept our apologies if we cannot find you a spot on the day.” Other attractions are expected to be open as usual! Nottingham Transport…

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Meet the Diesel Fleet

Have your chance to sit in the driver’s seat, as well as explore the workings of powerful locomotives with staff on-hand to answer your questions.  Meet the Diesel Fleet is at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTHC). Entry is £5 per person, but it’s free admission for under 15s. Parking is available on-site and NTCH do kindly request a voluntary donation of £2.00 per vehicle is made, please. This can be paid into the collection box located in the car park. Please note: You are advised to check NTCH events for…

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NABS Bus Rally and Running Day

This annual event is a “great family day out! More than 20 visiting vehicles with  free trips into the local countryside on preserved vehicles and other Heritage Centre attractions open as usual “ says host Nottingham Area Bus Society (NABS).  This popular NABS Bus Rally and Running Day is open on Sunday 16th July between 10am and 4pm at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTHC). The entry price is £5 for adults – and under fifteens, if accompanied can go in for free. On site parking is £2. NTCH is one of Ruddington’s main visitor attractions.  In…

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Spring Road Transport Rally

All forms of road transport are invited at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre on Sunday 30th April from 10am to 4pm. NTHC is one of Ruddington’s family visitor attractions from going on a miniature train ride to looking around the various heritage groups on-site. It’s a great place for a day out because you’ll find “Nottingham Heritage Railway, Nottingham Area Bus Society (NABS), Nottingham SMEE, Ruddington MRC, EMRT, Barnwrights & more.” Also there’s The Heritage Cafe serving hot meals, snacks and drinks. It’s usually open at the weekends from 10am to 4pm…

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Miniature Traction Engines and more!

Something for all the family at Ruddington’s Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre this weekend, 22nd & 23rd April from 10am to 4pm, where there’ll be a welcome return to the gathering of miniature traction engines. NTHC says the 2-day rally event “will be in operation both days within the site and may well be offering rides. We are open 10 until 4 both Saturday and Sunday and as usual, our collection of preserved buses from the local area can be viewed. On Sunday, weather and volunteers permitting the miniature ride on trains will…

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